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.