Duhawk Digest | Student Impact of the CARES Lab

After a one-year delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, The Loras College CARES Lab is preparing to open its newly refurbished space in Keane Hall. In this episode, six of the students who have worked in the CARES Lab discuss their involvement.

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 impact it has had on them.

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).