News category Onward LU: The Future of Loyola Athletics Alumni and Rambler Fans are invited to Gentile Arena on September 30 to celebrate the exciting future of Loyola Athletics. Hear from former and current student athletes and coaches as they discuss the opportunities, challenges, and successes and they have experienced as Ramblers, while Athletic Director, Steve Watson, shares his vision for continuing to move Loyola Athletics Onward and Upward. After the program, enjoy a family BBQ on the West Quad with fellow Ramblers and LU Wolf! Sign up. category Thank you for attending Alumni Weekend! Participants enjoyed games, food trucks and music during Loyola University Chicago's Alumni Weekend on the East Quad at Loyola's Lake Shore Campus Saturday, June 10, 2017. Events included the 50th Reunion Celebration and reunions at Loyola. View photos. category Father Garanzini's Next Step After serving for two years as chancellor, Michael J. Garanzini, S.J., will step down from this role, as he has accepted a visiting research faculty position at Fordham University, where he previously taught in 1998–1999. Read more. category Celebrating Alumni Weekend with zero waste The annual Alumni Weekend celebration on June 10 featured fun, food, and festivities, but the real action went on behind the scenes. While guests were looking forward to the food trucks and vendors from around the city, a team of students from the Student Environmental Alliance (SEA) were asking those vendors to only source recyclable and compostable materials in an effort to make the reunion a “zero waste event.” Read more. category Life after Loyola Meet the alums who received NSF awards to support their graduate research. Read more. category Loyola names new leader for advancement Damon W. Cates, EdD, appointed senior vice president for advancement. Read more. category Harry Rossi (EdD ’85) earns national education award for decades of shaping the lives of students Dr. Harry P. Rossi has been selected to receive the 2017 AASA Distinguished Service Award from the School Superintendents Association. He was a teacher, assistant principal, principal, and assistant superintendent for 16 years and spent the last 17 as superintendent of schools. Read more. category Michael F. Andrews, PhD, Appointed Director of the John Felice Rome Center We are pleased to announce that Michael F. Andrews, PhD, has been appointed to serve as the next director of the John Felice Rome Center. Dr. Andrews joins us from the University of Portland, where he is dean of the College of Arts and Sciences as well as professor of philosophy, director of the Catholic Studies program, and McNerney-Hanson Endowed Chair in Ethics. Read more.