Loyola University Chicago Celebrates Inaugural Commencement for Arrupe College
Loyola University Chicago’s Arrupe College celebrated its first graduating class at its inaugural Commencement ceremony on Saturday, August 12, at the University’s Lake Shore Campus. The event marked a milestone for the college and its 82 graduates. Launched in 2015, Arrupe College is a two-year associate’s degree program that provides a rigorous liberal arts education to motivated students with limited financial resources and an interest in attending a four-year institution. The program addresses the need in higher education to increase completion rates of post-secondary education degrees for students from low-income families.
Loyola University Chicago Celebrates Inaugural Class of Arrupe College
Loyola University Chicago’s Arrupe College will hold its first Commencement ceremony on Saturday, August 12, at the University’s Lake Shore Campus. Bookending the inaugural class’s experience, the event marks a milestone for the college and its 81 graduates.
Loyola University Chicago Receives $6 Million Gift for Student Scholarships
Loyola University Chicago has received a $6 million gift from alumnus John G. Schreiber and his wife, Kathy Schreiber, to support scholarships for students and graduates of Loyola’s Arrupe College. The gift coincides with another milestone for the college—its first Commencement ceremony on Saturday, August 12, on the University’s Lake Shore Campus.
Loyola University Museum of Art Presents Three Summer Exhibitions
Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) focuses on the art of photography this summer and will feature three new exhibitions opening Saturday, July 1: Susan Aurinko: Searching for Jehanne – the Joan of Arc Project, Jeffrey Wolin: Pigeon Hill: Then and Now, and Michelle Murphy: Responsive Beauty. On display through Saturday, October 21, this collection of exhibitions showcases the work of local artists exploring issues of identity, struggle, and perseverance. To celebrate these Chicago photographers, LUMA will offer free admission from Tuesday, June 6, through Saturday, November 11.
2017 Farmers Market Season Begins at Loyola University Chicago
The Loyola University Chicago Farmers Market returns for its seventh season on Monday, June 5, on the Loyola Plaza in Rogers Park. Located outside the CTA’s Red Line Loyola ‘L’ station, the market will feature local vendors and educational programming. The market will run through October 16.