Loyola University Maryland


The Visionary Course Pairing

Criminal Law and the Wire in Baltimore (LW 109D)

Provides a foundation for students who wish to explore the role that law plays in social, political, economic, and cultural life as it pertains to business behavior. The coursework provides a foundation of knowledge regarding the basic concepts necessary to understanding how business operates, the rules of law, and the influences and effects of law on the social and economic system. The course goal is to provide students with an understanding of the nature and functions of law in society and how law influences business behavior.

Faculty Biography

Fr. Tim Brown was born and raised in Michigan. He continued his higher education at Georgetown, Fordham, and George Mason University.  Currently, Fr. Brown is an Associate Professor of Law in the Sellinger School of Business and Special Assistant to the President for the Office of Mission Integration. Fr. Brown helped pioneer service learning at Loyola University and has a great concern for improving justice in the world.  He has a passion for teaching and inspiring students to make a contribution in the world.

Design Thinking and Innovative Solutions (BA 210)

Innovation is the driving force behind today's economy and ideation supports an individual's ability to innovate. Through creative innovation, successful entrepreneurs not only create new ventures but also reinvent companies to remain competitive in an ever-changing market. This course provides students with tools, methods, and self-reflection techniques necessary to bring new ideas into reality. Students use ideation techniques to develop new ideas, change or build upon established practices, and apply these techniques in approaching and analyzing business situations. Students are able to apply creative skills more effectively both personally and professionally.

Please note: BA 210 is one of the required courses for all tracks of Loyola's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minor.

Faculty Biography

Dr. Bill Romani became Entrepreneur in Residence of Loyola’s Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship in November 2018 will manage the innovation and entrepreneurship curriculum at Loyola. Dr. Romani brings years of experience as a nonprofit executive and university professor who has helped start and develop companies and nonprofit organizations that have a clear focus on social justice. With his background as a social entrepreneur in multiple fields and as an academic, Dr. Romani will bring an important perspective to the Loyola community and help enhance conversations that will grow the footprint and impact of the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship. 

Mentor Biography

Daniel Fitzpatrick is a Tennessee State graduate, and current Assistant Director for Student Athlete Support Services. This will be Daniel’s second year as a Messina Mentor with The Visionary theme. Daniel grew up in Indiana and moved to Baltimore June 2018. Daniel has two older siblings; and two nieces who he loves dearly. He was a collegiate athlete who looks forward to sharing his story and helping Messina students reach their full potential!

Virtual Advisor

Students interested in the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minor are strongly encouraged to preference this course pairing since BA 210 is one of the required courses for all tracks of the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Minor. LW 109D fulfills the diversity requirement for all students.

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