Duhawk Digest | Introducing the Certified Alcohol and Drug Counseling Program

This Fall, Loras College is launching a new graduate-level certification program focused on alcohol and drug counseling. In this episode, Heidi Nelson, director of graduate and continuing education, explains the program details and shares what students who take the Certified Alcohol and Drug Counseling Program (CADC) can expect while working toward certification.

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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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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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Duhawk Digest | Wrestling National Champions

Wrestling Head Coach T.J. Miller and newly-crowned national champion wrestlers Shane Liegel (’23) and Wyatt Wriedt (’23) join the podcast to talk about their experiences this past season and reliving the excitement of capping things off withtwo individual national titles and nine All-American nods at the NWCA Division III Wrestling Championships.

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Duhawk Digest | Introducing the new MS in Biomedical Sciences program

Dr. Kate Cooper and Dr. Heidi Nelson join the podcast to share insights into Loras College’s latest Master’s Degree program: the Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences. Find out more about what the program entails, why it si a good fit for professionals in a science field looking for an advanced degree and how to apply.

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