Music Program Making Noteworthy Adjustments

“It has been great to rehearse in small groups and sectionals in choir,” he said. “It has allowed for students to step up as leaders and share their personal strengths and talents with the group. Even though we are not getting to make music together in a single space, it has been fruitful for groups to get to work in smaller sections allowing for personal connections to be made between the ensemble’s members.”

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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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Duhawk Digest | New Coaching Leadership Master’s Program

Dr. Heidi Nelson, director of graduate and continuing education programs, shares details on Loras College’s latest Graduate Program offering, the Master of Arts in Coaching Leadership. Dr. Nelson talks about what prospective students can expect and who might benefit from the program which begins instruction in January 2021.

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Loras Players Prepare for ‘The War of the Worlds’

On Halloween, the Loras Players will release their rendition of H.G. Wells’ classic tale, “The War of the Worlds,” as an episode of the College’s weekly podcast, Duhawk Digest. For director Ryan Decker, performing the story in a podcast format provided an opportunity to contemporize the famous Orson Welles radio performance from 1939.

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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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