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Wednesday 22 October

The Chicago School for Professional Psychology Information Table

Time: 10:30 am to 2:30 pm

Contact: Jill Boatright · · 504-865-3860

Location: 1st Floor Danna Student Center

Drop by the information table to speak with a representative about the Graduate Programs at The Chicago School for Professional Psychology.

The Chicago School is a not-for-profit, accredited institution with more than 4,500 students at campuses across the country (Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.) and online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science for more than 30 years. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.

Central to our transformational impact on students, their communities, and the practice of psychology is The Engaged Professional Model of Education. This groundbreaking approach to training leverages the talents and experience of faculty practitioners, who work with our Community Partnership and Applied Professional Practice teams to provide students a rich spectrum of clinical training in a wide range of community settings. In fact, the School was the first of its kind to be named to the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll for its leadership in service and civic engagement.

Our graduates emerge with unrivaled skills, and ready to make much-needed changes in the communities they serve. They work around the world in hospitals, schools, community centers, agencies, NGOs, private practice, and elsewhere. Our graduates blend a sophisticated understanding of the human experience with high-quality practice in fields such as adolescent psychology, applied behavior analysis, Latino mental health, and forensic psychology.

The Chicago School is accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges and is an active member of the National Council of Schools and Programs of Professional Psychology—which has recognized The Chicago School for its distinguished service and outstanding contributions to cultural diversity and advocacy.

Peace Corps Information Table

Time: 11 am to 3 pm

Contact: Jill Boatright · · 504-865-3860

Location: 1st Floor Danna Student Center

Interested in the Peace Corps? Drop by the information table to speak with a Peace Corps representative to learn more.

Get Ready for Registration!

Time: 11 am to 4 pm

Contact: Sue Mennino · · 864-7122

Location: St. Charles Room, 1st Floor, Danna Center

Especially for first-year students but all are welcome. Drop in to make sure you're ready for your required pre-registration appointment with your advisor. Learn how to search through the spring and summer course offerings on LORA, read your DPCL, interpret your on-course academic progress report, clear your registration holds, and more! Staff and academic advisors will also be on hand to help you make a tentative schedule for spring and summer 2015.


Time: 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · · 504-865-3167

Location: Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall

Student Government Association Senate Meeting

Time: 5 pm to 7 pm

Contact: Courtney Williams · · 504.865.3622

Location: Audubon Room, 2nd Floor, Danna Center

Come out to the weekly Senate meeting and find out what is happening in SGA and around the University. Senators propose initiatives to enhance student life and improve the “Loyola” experience. Senators also represent the student body by college and campus-wide by attending university meetings and proposing legislation to make change. 

Dr. Billie Ann Wilson Lecture Series

Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Contact: The Office of Alumni Relations · · 504/861-5454

Location: Thomas Hall, Whitney Presentation Room

The School of Nursing and the Alumni Association of Loyola University New Orleans invites all alumni and friends to attend the annual Dr. Billie Ann Wilson Lecture Series on Wednesday, October 22 in the Thomas Hall Presentation Room.

Guests are invited to enjoy a wine and cheese reception from 5:30-6:15 pm, before the presentation.

Dr. Billie Ann Wilson, Professor Emerita in the School of Nursing at Loyola University in New Orleans, will be the guest speaker.

The topic of discussion will be announced in late August.

Peace Corps Information Session

Time: 6 pm to 7:30 pm

Contact: Jill Boatright · · 504-865-3860

Location: Octavia Rooms, 2nd Floor, Danna Center

Interested in the Peace Corps? Come to this information session to learn more and speak with a Peace Corp representative.

Deleuze, Technology and Thought

Time: 6 pm to 7 pm

Contact: Josefa Salmon ·

Location: Multimedia Room #2, Monroe Library

A Biever Lecture by Professor Daniel Smith, author of Essays on Deleuze. Dr. Smith's writings offers a comprehensive view of Deleuze’s work dealing with not only the history of philosophy, but with how this thinker interacts with all the other disciplines and with major thinkers today. One famous French philosopher, Michel Foucault, said that the 21st century will be known as the Deleuzian century and this remark could be better understood after reading Daniel Smith's book.

In anticipation of Dr. Smith's visit, the Philosophy and Languages and Cultures Departments invite you to attend a series of group discussions on Essays on Deleuze

Where: Room 217, Bobet Building
Loyola University
Time: 6:00 p.m.

1. October 1 st . Essay 5. Pre- and Post-Kantianism. Logic and Existence: Deleuze on the Conditions of the Real. The discussion will be led by Prof. Joseph Berendzen.

2. October 8. Essay 10. Politics. Flow, Code, and Stock: A Note on Deleuze’s Political Philosophy. The discussion will be led by Prof. Jonathan Peterson and Prof. John Clark.

3. October 15. Essay to be determined later.


Time: 9 pm to 9:30 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · · 504-865-3167

Location: Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall

Thursday 23 October


Time: 12 pm to 12:30 pm

Contact: Ken Weber · · 504-865-3167

Location: Ignatius Chapel, 1st Floor, Bobet Hall

Mapping Adult Literacy

Time: 6 pm to 8:30 pm

Contact: Dr.Petrice Sams-Abiodun ·

Location: Pearl Wine Co.

In partnership with One Book One New Orleans host "Mapping Adult Literacy" which will highlight maps by adult learners at Pearl WIne Co. located at 3700 Orleans Ave #1c, New Orleans, LA 70119.


From Good Girls to "Real" Criminals

Time: 6:30 pm to 8 pm

Contact: Christian Bolden · · 504-865-3124

Location: Miller Hall 114

Jill McCorkel, Ph.D.  will be discussing her recent book: "Breaking Women: Gender, Race, and the New Politics of Imprisonment." Her ethnography of a women's prison examines the results of the drug war, which has increased the incarceration of women and changed the way in which women are punished.

Free Event

Event Sponsors: African and African American Studies, Criminal Justice, Women's Resource Center

Women's Volleyball vs. Spring Hill College

Time: 7 pm to 9 pm

Contact: Casey Brennan ·

Location: Mobile, AL

Volleyball @ Jesuit rival Spring Hill!

Leroy Jones - Keeper of the Flame

Time: 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Contact: Tony Dagradi · · (504) 865-2144

Location: Old U.S. Mint, 400 Esplanade Avenue

Cost: $10 Gen. Admission, $5 non-Loyola Students, LU Faculty/Staff, Fre Get Tickets

On Thursday, Oct. 23, legendary jazz trumpeter Leroy Jones will team up with Loyola students to perform in the Jazz Underground series, a string of six live jazz concerts hosted by the Montage Fine and Performing Arts series. The second concert in the series, “Keeper of the Flame,” is set for 7:30 p.m. at The Old U.S. Mint located at 400 Esplanade Ave. in New Orleans. Additional live jazz concerts are scheduled for Nov. 20, Jan. 22, Feb. 5 and March 5 feature everything from the music of Jeff Gardner to the Astral Project.

All Jazz Underground concerts are held at either Satchmo’s or the Old U.S. Mint and are $10 for general admission, $5 for faculty and staff and free for Loyola students. Tickets are available online.

Jones will lead a supporting ensemble made up of students from Loyolaʼs jazz program in a concert of classic jazz standards and iconic original compositions. A typical set list for Jones includes traditional numbers like “Bourbon Street Parade,” “Sleepy Time Down South,” “Basin Street Blues,” “Do You Know What it Means (to Miss New Orleans),” “Dinah” and “When My Dreamboat Comes Home,” along with his own compositions like “Soft Shoe.” 

Jones is a New Orleans native whose playing has been described as a blend of Louis Armstrong and bebop virtuoso Clifford Brown. Jones has been a critical figure in the history of New Orleans music, and is known to critics as one of the top musicians ever produced by the Crescent City. 

Jones is a regular at Preservation Hall in New Orleans and a featured performer in the Harry Connick Orchestra, where his playing and singing have made him a crowd favorite. Jones has performed on every continent and in every major U.S. city at prestigious theaters, festivals and jazz clubs like the Village Vanguard in New York City.

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