News category Loyola names new leader for advancement Damon W. Cates, EdD, appointed senior vice president for advancement. Read more. category Nominate a Rambler! Every year, outstanding students, staff, faculty and alumni are recognized for their commitments to excellence in reaching Loyola's mission and values. In collaboration with the Division of Student Development, Alumni Relations is proud to recognize outstanding alumni who are making an impact in and outside of the Loyola community through the Excellence Awards. Nominate a Rambler today! 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. category Loyola alumni start first U.S. organic farm REIT Access to capital is notoriously difficult for farmers. Growing and raising certified organic food is even more daunting. To make the process easier, Dr. Stephen Rivard—former co-director of emergency medicine at Good Shepherd Hospital, and David Miller, former vice president for First Chicago Bank & Trust, created Iroquois Valley Farms to invest in land leased to farmers who convert conventional operations to organic. Read more. category Rambler Extraordinaire Loyola icon Sr. Jean Dolores Schmidt, BVM, to be inducted into the University’s renovated Athletics Hall of Fame. Read more. category Read the latest issue of Loyola magazine Transforming education, honoring the dead, Mother Theresa and me, and more: check out the winter issue of Loyola magazine.