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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Worldwide Suicide Prevention Week

Contact: Asia Wong · awong@loyno.edu

At Loyola, we are requesting that everyone leave a lighted tea candle (electronic) in their windows on Friday, September 9, to show their commitment to suicide prevention, to represent their support to persons who are suffering, and to mourn those lost to suicide. We will also be distributing information on how to recognize and help students at risk. If you wish to participate, please send an email with your name, building and office number to Asia Wong at awong@loyno.edu and a tea light will be delivered to your office.
 
Tea lights, magnets with the counselor on-call info and suicide prevention info cards are also being distributed to all on-campus residents. All first year students, and all on-campus upperclassmen are participating in Depression Awareness and Suicide Prevention presentations with our Health Advocates, (a student-to-student peer educator program).
 
Other events/ways to help:
 
  • Take the pledge: Print out and sign this pledge to show your commitment to stopping suicide. Post it in your office. If you prefer to sign in-person, we will be at a table in the Danna Student Center September 6 - September 9.
     
  • Take Solace/Give Solace - September 6 - September 9, One Loyola Room, Danna Student Center, First Floor

    Open participation piece
    We encourage  members of the Loyola community to write or draw words or images of comfort, love, encouragement and solace for themselves and each other. What keeps you going? What do you wish you could say to help someone else? Post your words and images  to share with others, and feel free to take with you any pieces that resonate for you.
     
  • Post to your social media. We ask members of the Loyola community to send messages of support, hope, love, faith and encouragement,  as well as sharing resources and place to go for help, reasons to keep going, personal stories, how to get help and offers of help. #loynocares, @loynocares. Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LoynoCompassions/

     
  • Participate in training on how to recognize and respond to students in distress. For more info contact Roger White (rwhite@loyno.edu) or Ross Matthews (rdmatthe@loyno.edu)
 
Questions? Need more resources? Visit the University Counseling Center website for more information.

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Time: 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Contact: Student Records · sturec@loyno.edu · 5048653237

Location: Holy Name of Jesus Church

Mass of the Holy Spirit:

11:00 AM Classes Canceled 

Waffle House Information Table

Time: 11:30 am to 1:30 pm

Contact: Elise Walter · ewalter@loyno.edu · 504-865-3860

Location: 1st Floor Danna Student Center

Waffle House will be on campus recruiting for interns.  Drop by their information table on the 1st Floor of the Danna Student Center to learn more about the organization, their opportunities, and the best way to apply.‚Äč

Waffle House is recruiting for a Manager/Unit Manager Trainee

Law: Drop-in Thursdays-Career Development Office \\

Time: 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm

Contact: Diana Mercer · dmercer@loyno.edu · 504 861-5562

Location: LS 101-Career Development Office

Law: Drop-in Thursdays in the Career Development Office.

Environmental Roundtable: Why Smart People Deny Climate Change and What We Can Do About It

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Kimberly Kahn · kjkahn@loyno.edu · 504-865-2599

Location: Monroe Hall 152

Environmental Roundtables are Facilitated discussions of important environmental issues, hosted by the Loyola University Environment Program. Facilitators include Environment Program Faculty and guest hosts.

Culture, Cognition, and Climate:
Why Smart People Deny Climate Change and What We Can Do About It

Join the Environmental Roundtable to hear Robert Verchick, one of our Environment faculty, speak about his latest research in law and psychology.  Here is a link to find out more. http://tinyurl.com/zf7kp5h

Light lunch will be provided. We hope to see you there!

Find more information on our website: http://cas.loyno.edu/environment/environmental-roundtable

 

 

PDP Meeting

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Lisa Grose · lmgrose@loyno.edu · 504-919-7524

Location: College of Law, Broadway Campus

Location: Room LS 306

PAD Meeting

Time: 12:30 pm to 1:30 pm

Contact: Sara Huffman · sara.huffman@alumni.lsu.edu · 972-261-7025

Location: College of Law, Broadway Campus

Location: Room LS 312

Master Class with Bryan Hymel, tenor

Time: 2 pm to 3 pm

Contact: Dreux Montegut · dmontegu@loyno.edu · (504) 865-2361

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, Monroe Hall, Loyola University New Orleans

International oper star Bryan Hymel '01 will through this master class engage with Loyola students and area residents, share personal and professional experiences, and provide coaching on unique aspects of their own performance styles. Through this exciting opportunity, Loyola students and area residents will glean training tips from a top opera star — nuggets of information that they will never forget and may incorporate into their own training and performances.

Hymel, who made his Metropolitan Opera debut when he stepped in as a last-minute replacement in its production of “Les Troyens,” is one of the fastest-rising tenor stars in the opera world. Hymel’s recent seasons have brought debuts and return engagements at the world’s most accomplished opera houses and festivals. One of the opera world’s fastest-rising stars, Bryan Hymel continues to perform leading repertoire in the music capitals of the world. His 2015-2016 season brings a number of debuts throughout the United States and Europe.

Among his many accolades, Hymel is the winner of the 2013 Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Opera; the Metropolitan Opera’s Beverly Sills Artist Award in 2012. The New Orleans native is the Top Prize Winner of the 2009 Gerda Lissner Foundation Competition and was the First Prize Winner of the 2008 Licia Albanese/Puccini Foundation Competition, the 2008 Loren L. Zachary Vocal Competition, and the 2008 Giulio Gari Foundation Competition. He was a grand finalist in the 2000 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. An exclusive recording artist for Warner Classics, his first solo album Héroïque debuted at number 3 on the Billboard Classical Music chart, and earned Hymel the coveted Georges Thill Prize by the Académie Nationale du Disque Lyrique and the Newcomer of the Year Award from ECHO Klassik.