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Robyne Robinson Alum 1983

“I had amazing teachers that had real world experience in broadcasting and in print. Having people who knew what they were talking about really paved the way for me being in the city of Chicago.”

Weekend of Excellence: Daria Taylor

Daria Taylor wants to make movies, but not the shoot ’em up blockbusters that Hollywood churns out every year. Instead, she wants to work on projects that focus on social justice and ethical behavior. To that end, she’s creating a website that will help parents pick positive films for their kids to see—and hopefully, change how people view the movie-making industry.  

Dr. Bren Ortega Murphy Travels to Indonesia and India

Murphy said the trip renewed her sense of the importance of children’s literature as a way of understanding the world and our connection to it.

Mark of Excellence Awards

The awards recognized the best collegiate journalism of 2014 from Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky.

Cheryl McPhilimy Profile

“Cheryl has a way of moving about the professional world that I really admire.” she said. “Seeing a woman be able to take the Chicago business scene by storm is really inspiring.”

Working in Chicago Exhibit Opening

“It turned out to be this beautiful collection of all different people, all different backgrounds, all different beliefs, but they had that common Chicago working persona.”

BEA Awards

“All the various categories that students were recognized in, that’s pretty telling about the program we have here at Loyola.” Goheen said. “It just reflects that’s it not just one area, but the whole school.” Out of the 92 schools that entered the competition, only a few won five or more awards.

Jill Geisler - Bill Plante Chair of Leadership and Media Integrity

“Three things made this opportunity irresistible: The School of Communication’s focus on media integrity in the digital age, the chance to integrate leadership skills and values into an already strong curriculum, and Loyola’s commitment to social justice."  

CBS-48 Hours Producers Visit SOC

"It always starts with people…if we don’t get the people talking to us, we don’t get the story"

New Digital Concentration for Pastoral Studies

Social media is what “announces the church to the world,” but that the ultimate goal of using it is to call people to the table. -Rocco Palmo

How Do You Get Your News?

"We have to make our society more understanding of how they get news. When we just had mainstream media, you didn’t have this many choices, but conversely, you didn’t have the same problems.

SOC Career Fair 2015

The career fair provided an invaluable opportunity for students to meet with so many prospective employers at one time. By seeing former Loyola students behind employee tables who attended the career fair themselves, students were provided with real-life examples of how opportunities the SOC provides can be important first steps in starting a career.

Study Abroad with SOC

Study Abroad in London

2 week course explores how public relations is defined and practiced in an era of globalization. London is the perfect setting for the course because it is home to the European headquarters of one third of the world's largest companies and an international public relations hub.   READ MORE

Study Abroad with SOC

Digital Storytelling: Santiago, Chile

Go Global in Chile-14 day short term program introduces students to South America's 6th largest city. Throughout this trip, students will study the history and culture of Chile and will be required to enterprise, capture, produce, and complete an edited narrative based upon their experience.   READ MORE

Loyola Debate Team Victory

Loyola’s top two varsity debate teams advanced through semifinals to close out the tournament.

Career Week 2015 - How To Break In

“Struggle is a good thing. You must struggle. You must fall to get up.”

SOC Organization Fair

SOC Spring Organization Fair - Wednesday, January 21st

"Gather Up The Fragments"

"Dance and technology collaboration is a wave of the future"

Ignatian Heritage Speech Contest

Ignatian Heritage Speech Contest

School of Communication

Kailee Phelps: Volunteer work means the world to this student

When asked to describe Kailee Phelps, her professors use words such as “remarkable,” “energetic,” and “a true person for others.” But Phelps is more than a community volunteer. She’s excelled in the classroom as well, making the Dean’s list every semester at Loyola.   READ MORE

Dynamic Duo: For Team Hoover, Collaboration is Key

The two also recently won Best Short Screenplay at the 2014 Comedy Ninja Film Festival for their short, “The Oblate.”


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