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Saturday, September 17, 2016

First-Year Retreat

Contact: Laura Alexander · · 504-865-3732

Location: Camp Abbey Retreat Center, Covington LA

Cost: $15 Get Tickets

University Ministry gives first year students an opportunity to get off campus, meet other first year students, and reflect on the challenges and opportunities of beginning life at Loyola. Upper class students, faculty, and staff share their experiences related to forming new friendships, building community, and engaging with the Jesuit and Catholic spirit of Loyola University New Orleans. 

Early Warning

Contact: Elizabeth Rainey · · 865-3595

Location: LORA

Professors are strongly encouraged to log onto LORA to provide early warning feedback to undergraduate students about attendance and academic difficulty. Early warning for Fall 2016 will be open from Sept. 12 through Sept. 25. 

Contact Elizabeth Rainey at with questions. 

Student Organization Leadership Symposium

Time: 8:30 am to 3 pm

Contact: Courtney E. Williams · · 504.865.3622

Location: Nunemaker Auditorium, 3rd Floor, Monroe Hall

This event does not require an RSVP.

LEARN NEW SKILLS. EXPAND YOUR NETWORK. GET INSPIRED.  Attend the annual Student Leader Symposium!

Complete the following registration form for the Student Leader Symposium on Saturday, September 17th from 8:30am-3:00pm.  All organizations are expected to attend and may register up to 3 members.  It is recommended that along with the organization President, your treasurer or similar officer attend for allocations training.  The deadline to register is Thursday, September 15th.  For more information, contact Courtney Williams at or 504-865-3622.

Click here to register.

This year's theme is Advocacy, Activism, and Allyship! Workshop topics include:

  • Step UP! Bystander Intervention Training 
  • Q-Advocates Ally Training
  • Starting with Why: Finding Your Purpose in the Campus Community
  • Funding Your Organization: SGA Allocations 101 
  • Leaving Your Mark: Marketing and Promotion for Student Organizations and Events 
  • Successful Event Planning
  • Using Robert's Rules of Order
  • 1-on-1 sessions with SGA and Student Involvement Staff

This year's keynote speaker is former student activist, Nate Howard. Nate made the front page of the LA Times for sparking a movement against racial profiling after 79 LAPD officers shut down his event at USC. Realizing someone was attempting to tell his story, he founded Movement BE, a non-profit organization that creates curriculum to help young people discover their story through poetry. With the mission of “tell your story before they do."


Law Skills: SKL-CIV-091716: Worker's Compensation

Time: 9 am to 12 pm

Contact: Chrissy Brown · · 504-861-5560

Location: College of law

SKL-CIV-091716: Worker's Compensation 
Saturday, September 17th (9:00a.m. to 12:00p.m.)  (Room 111) 
Students will review the basic history of the Workers Compensations Act, the Do's & Don'ts in the daily practice. This course is guided by worker's compensation practitioners and a judge through interactive guided discussion.  Students will receive instructional materials to help them in their future practice.  Do not underestimate the importance of acquiring a basic understanding of the WorkersCompensation Act!

Festival of Contemporary Song: English and American Songs Old and New-An Evening of World Premieres

Time: 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Contact: Flora Petterson · · 504-865-3037

Location: Roussel Hall (corner of Calhoun St. and St. Charles Ave.)

On Saturday, September 17, at 7:30 pm in Loyola’s Roussel Hall, the Festival continues with a program featuring world premieres of vocal music by Guest Artist Logan Skelton and Loyola faculty composer William Horne, including songs to texts by 19th-and 20th-century English and American poets.

Free and open to the public

Loyola Student Night at the Neutral Ground Coffee House

Time: 8:30 pm to 12 am

Contact: Lo Faber ·

Location: Neutral Ground Coffeehouse, 5110 Danneel St., New Orleans, LA

Join us for the first in a series of Loyola Student Nights at the Neutral Ground Coffee House. Music Industry Studies Professor Lo Faber will present seven talented Loyola performers starting at 8:30 p.m., with each playing for about 25 minutes.

The full schedule for the night is:

8:30 Isaac Derr
8:55 Tracci Lee
9:20 Jake Meyer
9:45 James Quick
10:10 Carolena Albert
10:35 Marissa Cazalas
11:00 Ayotemi Adediwura

There is no cover charge. All ages are welcome.