Loras Receives DRA Grant for Video Recording Studio

The Dubuque Racing Association (DRA) has awarded a grant to Loras College to establish a video recording studio for campus use. The project’s overall goal is to ensure students graduate with the skills and knowledge they need to be successful in today’s workplace by enhancing both the pedagogies available to faculty and the options for students’ creative and scholarly output.

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Duhawk Digest | President Collins Reflects on End of the Academic Year

As the 2020-21 academic year comes to a close, President Jim Collins (’84) joins the podcast to look back on a unique 13 months and how the College navigated through the COVID-19 pademic to reach its 182nd Commencement. He also celecrates the accomplishments of the Class of 2021 and looks ahead to what lies ahead in the next year.

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Giving Circle Focused on Supporting Social Justice Causes

The giving circle is the latest effort by Loras to be a college community that actively contributes to local and global systemic change through an expanded Valder Social Justice Scholarship and an annual fund for transformative experiences related to peace, justice, and diversity.

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Duhawk Digest | Spring Football with Coach Steve Helminiak (’91)

The Loras Football season is underway with a unique slate of spring games. Head Coach Steve Helminiak (’91) joins the podcast to discuss the adjustments his staff had to make when the season was postponed in the fall, how his student athletes have handled the adjustment and preview the rest of the season.

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Duhawk Digest | Student Impact of the CARES Lab

CARES Lab Director Dr. Keith Thraen-Borowski is joined by CARES Lab graduates Rachel Valente (’19), Alex Hoffstetter (’19), Danielle Rossell (’20) and current students Marissa Schroeder (’21), Hadalyn Anderson (’21) and Grace Surma (’21) as they reflect on the the impact it has had on them.

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