USTFCCCA Names Women’s Track and Field Scholar Team of the Year

and field team celebrated a program-best 13 student-athletes named to the United States Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) All-Academic Team in addition to the team bringing home the 2021 NCAA Division III Track and Field Scholar Team honor for the second time in program history with a 3.4 team GPA.

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Duhawk Digest | Sustained Success in Media Studies

Craig Schaefer (’89), professor of media studies, sits in as guest on the podcast to share insights into the Media Studies program, from its evolution since his time as a faculty member to the repeated success of the students through their projects and awards.

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Minear (’21) Brings Campus Talents Together to “Come to the Throne”

“I dove in head first with the idea despite what little background I had and learned by trial and error along the way,” Minear said. “Although it began as a solo project, the communal effort from my peers, advisors and friends allowed the project to flourish.”

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Associate Professor Seth D. Myers’ film Bella wins Grand Prize at New Jersey International Festival in New Jersey

“This is a huge win for our small crew, including Loras alumnus John Spencer (Woerdehoff) (’18) who served as co-editor and director of photography. With so many great filmmakers and films in our category, we are humbled that the festival recognized our unconventional work that integrates cinema with dance. This win is also very special to me personally since my extended family all reside in the New Jersey area,” Myers said when asked about winning.

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Media Studies Professor & Alum Receive Highest Achievement for Short Film Editing at the Iowa Motion Picture Awards

Associate Professor of Media Studies Seth D. Myers and Loras Alum John Spencer (Woerdehoff) ’18 took home the Award of Excellence for Editing-Short Form for their work on the film Bella at the Iowa Motion Picture Awards Virtual Event. The Iowa Motion Picture Awards yearly recognizes outstanding creative and technical achievement in Iowa’s moving image production industry, in all its forms — in twenty-two Program Categories and twenty-five Craft Categories.

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