Congratulations to LIM Professor Kathleen O'Gorman for receiving the Faculty Community Service Award at the College of Social Sciences Convocation on May 13, 2011. Here is the citation that was read for her:
One of the strengths as well as weaknesses of contemporary academic life is its narrowing of expertise. Specialization helps scholars to focus intently, yet it can prevent them from linking their work to that of others.
Counseling Student Heidi Molbak Featured in 2e: Twice-Exceptional Newsletter
Dr. Rachel Cupit was honored at the University of New Orleans College of Education and Human Development Honors Reception as the 2011 recipient of the College's Distinguished Dissertation Award.
Christine Bagala, Alison Phillips, Lisa Chew, Stephanie Ducros, Caitlyn Galjour, Melody Marks, Ali Rivera, and Matthew Watson presented posters on a variety of different topics at Loyola University's Second-Annual Graduate Research Symposium.
Bagala, C., & Phillips, A. (2011, April). Existential-humanistic therapy for pre-BPD adolescents. Poster session presented at the Loyola University Graduate Research Symposium, New Orleans, LA.
Jeannette Taylor, B.S. '98
David Chatelain, J.D., '75, M.P.S., '96, of Moreauville, LA, was appointed by order of the Louisana Supreme Court as Judge pro Tempore on the Third Circuit Court of Appeal.
Fran is well known in the Nashville and national nonprofit community as the director of development and communications for the Visitation Hospital Foundation which supports a medical clinic and healthcare missions in Haiti. She will continue in her position with Visitation Hospital Foundation as she also works part-time as Assistant Administrator at Catholic Charities.
Ed Biersmith, M.P.S. ’01, Monroe, La., was named a climate change ambassador by the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. In this capacity, Ed has been trained by USCCB to speak publicly in the ArkLaMiss region on the church’s teaching on the care for creation and the poor.
Sister Clare earned her B.S. in mathematics from Loyola University New Orleans, and she also earned her master’s degree from the university in religious education in 1998. Sr. Clare has a long and distinguished career as both an administrator and educator. She is a member of the Sisters of the Holy Family, the Roman Catholic religious order that founded and administers St. Mary's Academy. In addition, she has served her community as assistant congregational leader. Her mathematical teaching career has spanned from Compton, CA., to Belize, Central America.
As Diocesan Director, she is responsible to Bishop Cunningham and serves the parishes and other agencies of the diocese with regard to policies and programs related to catechetical ministry. She is responsible for implementing the vision of catechesis found in the General Directory of Catechesis and the National Directory of Catechesis, that faith formation is lifelong and ongoing.