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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Loyola Get Fit Pledge

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048652589

Take the Loyola Get Fit Pledge this spring 2016 semester to make a commitment to a happier, healthier, more active you! The Get Fit pledge is a movement that begins in January and lasts all semester long. Find numerous ways in which you can participate in becoming more physically active. Whether you're a student, faculty, staff, or friend of the Loyola community, take this pledge to start your individual fitness journey today! 


Time: 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · · 504-865-3167

Location: Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall

Daily Mass with a Jesuit priest.

First in the PACK - Spring send off and graduation party

Time: 12:15 pm to 2 pm

Contact: Elizabeth Rainey · · 865-3595

Location: Fishbowl, Danna Center

First in the PACK students and mentors will gather before the end of the semester. Graduating students from the inaugural class of First in the PACK will be honored. 

Boot Camp

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048653622

Location: University Sports Complex/ Freret St. Parking Garage, Main Campus

Get in shape “boot camp” style! Experience high-intensity, full-body workouts that target the major muscle groups of the upper & lower body, specifically designed to “make it rain” sweat! From circuit-style routines that jump-start cardio fitness, to creative muscle-toning exercises using dumbbells, exercise bands, or even the participant’s body weight, each class brings its own unique challenges. No two classes are the same! Students will work the quarter to improve cardiovascular stamina, core strength, & flexibility.

Fresh Fest

Time: 12:30 pm to 2 pm

Contact: Courtney Williams ·

Location: Peace Quad

Stress less at Fresh Fest. The Department of Student Involvement and First Year Council are excited to present our inaugural FRESH FEST! This event will take place on Tuesday, April 26, 2016 at 12:30pm in the Peace Quad (rain location: University Sports Complex). The event will feature live music from DJ Toine Boy, lawn games, free food, and a special appearance from comedian and actor, Adam Devine.

The First Year Council is also excited to announce that they will be giving out free movie passes for a screening of Adam's new film, Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates. The screening will take place on Monday, April 25, 2016 at 7:00pm at the AMC Elmwood theater. Passes will be available beginning on Monday for the first 150 students to come to the FYC table in the Danna Student Center between 11:30am - 2:00pm. Transportation will be provided form the Carrollton Turnaround leaving at 6:30pm for the screening.

Aqua Zumba

Time: 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048653622

Location: University Sports Complex/ Freret St. Parking Garage, Main Campus

We're bringing the party to the pool! Salsa, Merengue, Reggaeton, Soca and Cumbia all done in the water. 

Have you wanted to try a dance workout like Zumba but were shy of how you might look or think you can't dance? Maybe you just don't know where to start your fitness journey or have been out of it for a while due to health issues.

This class is for you:

You’ll be using the properties of the water to whip yourself back into shape while having the most fun. (And no need to feel funny no mirrors here and body is partially submerged)

So what are you waiting for, Pull back out that bathing suit and see you in the shallow pool!

MBA Open House

Time: 5:45 pm to 7:30 pm

Contact: Christina Morales · · 504-864-7953

The MBA program at Loyola University New Orleans College of Business will host an upcoming open house and informational session. Come learn about two new programs introduced this past fall: Fast-Track 1 year MBA as well as our Part-time Professional MBA, allowing students to graduate with a specialization track. Recent graduates have obtained advanced professional appointments in such large national companies as General Electric, General Motors, Symetra, Shell and many others.

The open house will be held Tuesday April 26, in Miller Hall, Room 112 on Loyola’s main campus. Attendees can enjoy light refreshments followed by an information and question session with MBA faculty and staff. Registration for the open house is recommended but not required. Loyola’s MBA $50 application fee will be waived for any open house attendee.

For more information on Loyola’s MBA program, contact Christina Morales at

Spring Frog Walk

Time: 6:45 pm to 11 pm

Contact: Kimberly Kahn · · (504)865-2599

Location: Jean Lafitte National Park

Environment Program Annual Spring Frog Walk

Tuesday, April 26th Annual Spring Frog Walk – Join Dr. Bob Thomas on a night adventure walk in Jean Lafitte National Park. Come to hear and see dozens of species of frogs and toads. Learn how to identify frogs just by their vocalization, and see alligators’ glowing red eyes.  Reserve your spot now.  Walkers are guaranteed to see all sorts of nocturnal critters.

Meeting logistics

Reservations Required.
Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Time: 6:45 pm to approximately 11:00 pm

Contact: Kimberly Kahn ·  or 865-2599

Location: Next to the Rec Plex (where the university vans are parked)

What to bring

You'll want to bring the following items:

Dress comfortably. Wear shoes that are good for walking on a rocky trail.  Be sure to bring a flashlight and consider bringing a camera and umbrella. Also, bug spray if you are bugged by bugs. 

 This trip is free and open to all Environment Majors, Minors, and International Students, but please reserve your spot ahead of time by contacting Kimberly Kahn at or call (504) 865-2599. Website

Check out these different frog calls - includes all state frog species.

Magis Student Leadership Awards

Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Contact: Caitlin Dobson · · 504-865-3622

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Monroe Hall

The Magis Student Leadership Awards is a ceremonial salute to University excellence. In our 34th year of hosting the awards, we celebrate the achievements of outstanding members of our campus community and take pride in our students who have committed themselves to Loyola University New Orleans.  Learn more about the awards and how to submit nominations at

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Time: 7 pm to 8 pm

Contact: Megan Byas · · 5048653622

Location: University Sports Complex/ Freret St. Parking Garage, Main Campus

Loyola Jazz Band Concert

Time: 7:30 pm to 9 pm

Contact: CMFA Box Office · · (504) 865-2074

Location: Roussel Performance Hall, 2nd Floor, Comm./Music Complex

Free and Open to the public, no ticket required


Time: 9 pm to 9:30 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · · 504-865-3167

Location: Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall

Daily Mass with a Jesuit.