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Riccy Amador, ’22

Riccy Amador, ’22, named 2020 Newman Civic Fellow

Riccy Amador, ’22, a sociology major at Loyola University Maryland, was named a 2020 Civic Fellow by Campus Compact, a Boston-based non-profit organization working to advance the public purposes of higher education.
Rev. Timothy Brown, S.J. and Rev. Jack Dennis, S.J.

Loyola Jesuits invite community to join them live on Facebook for Sunday Mass

Rev. Jack Dennis, S.J., university chaplain, and Rev. Timothy Brown, S.J., associate professor of law and social responsibility, are inviting members of the community to join them virtually as they preside over Sunday Mass. The Office of Campus Ministry will livestream the Mass on Sunday, March 29, 2020, at 6 p.m. via its Facebook page and intends to make the Mass available during the coronavirus crisis.
Mhret Alemu, ’22, Jamilla Battle, ’21, Amber Davis, ’22, Matthew Dorsey, ’21, Jayda Lawlah, ’21, Christian McNeill, ’22, Franklin Parks, ’21, and Kayte Rooney, ’21

Loyola students provide mentorship to youth involved in Elijah Cummings Youth Project and the Baltimore Jewish Council

As a tribute to the late U.S. Congressman Elijah Cummings, the Baltimore Jewish Council and the Elijah Cummings Youth Project (ECYP) provided stipends to eight Loyola University Maryland students, who served as mentors to local high school students over the past year. This is the first year Loyola has participated in this initiative, which is aimed at inspiring interfaith communications among young adults in Baltimore.
Nick Myers, '23

Loyola celebrates the life of Nick Myers, ’23

The Loyola University Maryland community is mourning the loss of Nick Myers, ’23, a friendly student who was engaged in his classes and often made his friends laugh. Earlier this month Myers had been hospitalized with a brain abscess and stroke and passed away on March 16.
Anna Deavere Smith, a playwright and actor

Playwright, actor, and professor Anna Deavere Smith named 2020 Commencement speaker

Anna Deavere Smith, a playwright and actor who uses theater to explore important issues in America today, will deliver the Commencement address at Loyola University Maryland’s 168th Commencement Exercises. The Commencement Exercises will be held Saturday, May 16, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Royal Farms Arena in Baltimore, Md.
Sellinger Building

Loyola launches fully online MBA option

Loyola University Maryland’s Sellinger School of Business and Management will add a fully online option to its Professional’s MBA, a part-time, self-paced MBA program designed for working professionals. Courses are designed and facilitated by Loyola faculty in accelerated eight-week sessions, with an approach to online learning that is highlighted by small class size and a personalized student experience.
Irene Bal, and Kelly Keane, Ed.D.

School of Education faculty awarded grant from the University System of Maryland’s Center for Computing Education

Kelly Keane, Ed.D., senior lecturer and director of the Educational Technology program, and Irene Bal, lecturer of Educational Technology, received a $49,561 one-year grant from the Maryland Center for Computing Education (MCCE) within the University System of Maryland Preservice Computer Science Teacher Education Grant Program to create a series of online micro-credentials centered around K-8 computational thinking (CT).
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