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December 19, 2014

Amanda Thomas Loyola University Maryland

Amanda Thomas, Ph.D., named dean of Loyola College of Arts and Sciences

Loyola University Maryland has named Amanda Thomas, Ph.D., the next dean of Loyola College, the University’s school of arts and sciences. Thomas is currently dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Saint Joseph’s University and previously served as a member of Loyola University Maryland’s faculty and administration for more than 20 years. She assumes her new role at Loyola on July 1, 2015.

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December 18, 2014

Melissa Girard Loyola University Maryland

Assistant professor of English wins $50K National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship

Melissa Girard, Ph.D., assistant professor of English at Loyola University Maryland, has been awarded a $50,400 fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund her work on a book manuscript about the contributions 1920s and ’30s women poets made to modern poetry and the field of literary studies.

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December 10, 2014

Call for nominations: Loyola’s 2015 Literacy Leader and Educator of the Year awards

Nominations for Loyola University Maryland’s 2015 Literacy Leader and Educator of the Year are now open, and will remain open until Jan. 31, 2015.

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December 10, 2014

Loyola University Maryland stand up for justice

Loyola students lead “Hands Up For Justice” demonstration

More than 200 Loyola University Maryland students and employees gathered on the Quad on Dec. 10, 2014, for a “Hands Up For Justice” peaceful demonstration to engage in conversation about the events in Ferguson, Mo., and Staten Island, N.Y., and other racial justice issues. 

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December 8, 2014

Loyola University Maryland York Road Community Day fall 2014

Loyola named to 2014 President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

For the eighth consecutive year, Loyola University Maryland has been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Loyola joins 765 other U.S. colleges and universities included on the 2014 list of honorees.

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December 2, 2014

Briana Roberts, '16

Briana Roberts, ’16, wins Gilman Scholarship for study abroad in China

Loyola student Briana Roberts was awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship for the spring semester of her study abroad in China at Beijing Center during the 2014-15 academic year.

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December 1, 2014

Loyola students aid new mothers and babies through partnership with Mercy Medical Center

Loyola and Mercy Medical Center have partnered together with University of Maryland Medical Center to create Health Outreach Baltimore (HOB), a student-run program that helps connect new mothers with resources.

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November 20, 2014

Joe Fletcher Loyola University Maryland lacrosse

Men's lacrosse alumnus Joe Fletcher, '14, to receive prestigious NCAA Today's Top 10 Award

Former Loyola Greyhounds men's lacrosse defenseman Joe Fletcher, '14, has been named a 2015 recipient of the NCAA Today's Top 10 Award and will be honored at the NCAA Convention in January. The NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award, the highest accolade for a student-athlete, recognizes student-athletes for their successes on the fields and courts, in the classroom, and in the community.

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November 18, 2014

Students live caption a soccer game.

Loyola students to provide live closed captioning for athletic events in new accessibility initiative

Most colleges and universities hire outside vendors to handle live captioning, but Loyola recognized an opportunity to provide the same quality service at a reduced cost, and help students gain valuable skills and work experience at the same time.

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November 12, 2014

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Loyola receives $400K gift from Maguire Foundation to fund scholarships for students with financial need

Loyola University Maryland has received a $400,000 gift from the Pennsylvania-based Maguire Foundation to establish a scholarship fund for students who demonstrate financial need.

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