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.

About Loras College
Founded in 1839, Loras College leverages its historic roots as Iowa’s first college, the second oldest Catholic college west of the Mississippi River and one of the nation’s 10 diocesan colleges to deliver challenging, life-changing experiences as part of its residential, Catholic setting. In 2020, Loras was ranked the 16th Best Regional College in the Midwest by U.S. News & World Report and one of America’s Top 200 Most Loved Colleges/Universities by Forbes Magazine for the fourth consecutive year. Loras students ranked No. 2 in the world as part of the global Peeptrade Investment Challenge while a second group ranked No. 4. For the 12th consecutive year, Loras Media Studies student-led television station (LCTV) was named the TV Station of the Year by the Iowa College Media Association (ICMA).