- Class Year 2010
- DegreeB.A. Psychology
Michael Ashley-Mennis earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology with minors in history and philosophy from Loyola in 2010. Michael, who grew up in Pasadena, Calif., was a volunteer with the Jesuit Volunteer Corps and has further been involved in service through teaching social studies and religion to 6th, 7th, and 8th graders at the Precious Blood School in Los Angeles; for the past two years, he has also taken on the role of the vice principal of student affairs. Through Partners in Los Angeles Catholic Education (PLACE), Michael was placed at the Precious Blood School to teach while working toward his master’s degree in secondary education, which he earned in 2016 from Loyola Marymount University. As a Greyhound, Michael was involved with WLOY and served as a resident assistant. He was also a member of Psy Chi and vice president of Phi Alpha Theta during his senior year. He attributes his passion for education and serving others to the community service projects he was involved in through WLOY and his Jesuit education: “I found that Loyola continued the Jesuit tradition of wanting to create scholars who were not just seeking an education for their own gain, but to see how they could use their gifts and the knowledge they gained to serve others,” he says.
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My time at Loyola inspired me to make service of others an active part of my career path.