Duhawk Digest | Sharing Stories Through Photos and Video

Trent Hanselmann (’18), assistant director of marking for digital media, sits in as guest to talk about collecting Loras stories through photography and video projects in helping tell the College’s story. He recalls his time as a student and reflects on the differences as he now shares out those of current students, faculty, staff and alumni.

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Duhawk Digest | Nancy Fett (’90) Reflects on May Term

Loras College’s May Term – a one-time instance of Loras’ single-course immersive experience occurring after the end of the academic year – has come to a close. In this episode, we talk with Associate Professor of Social Work Nancy Fett (’90) about what the experience has been like for both faculty and students before it changes back to January Term next year.

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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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