Sport Management Hosting Webinar on Racial Injustice October 21

Loras College Sport Management will host a webinar focused on racial injustice on Wednesday, October 21, at 1 p.m.

The event offers Black alumni and friends of the college the opportunity to share their stories as they navigate the business and sports worlds.

Dimitric Young (’21) will serve as event moderator for a panel made up by Loras alumni Parish Mason (’16), Jeff Fredericks (’15), and Franklin Griffin (’14), as well as Rob Banks, a friend of the college.

Anyone interested in attending the webinar can contact Matthew Garrett, Ph.D., professor of sport management, for a link at

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).