Connect

Loyola Connect is a competition among 13 Loyola student organzations for a chance to win $5,000 to fund their dream proposals. The project with the most votes from Oct. 21 to Nov. 2 wins.

Vote online for your favorite project by making a gift of any size through the Connect Fund donation page. Alumni donation votes count for five, while all other donation votes count for one.  You can only vote one time per organization. Voting ends at 10:30 a.m. Nov. 2. Loyola will announce the winning student project Nov. 2 at Wolves on the Prowl, the university’s national day of service.

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Participating Student Organizations

Active Minds

Active Minds would host a Stress Free Day approaching finals featuring fun activities that alleviate stress and promote good attitudes, as well as disseminate information about how to de-stress, deal with stressful situations and think positively.

 

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The Coalition

 

The Coalition’s work to provide personalized educational experiences in which students receive varied kinds of support—academic, financial and emotional—for success as undergraduate studentsations and think positively.

 

 

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First in the Pack Peer Mentor Program

First in the Pack Peer Mentor Program’s efforts to help first-generation college students transition into college life, providing mentoring and monthly dialogues.

 

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Health Professionals Organization

The Health Professionals Organization’s project to assist students pursuing a health profession through the purchase of exam prep books for health exams in medicine, dentistry, etc.

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Loyola Association of Students for Sustainability

The Loyola Association of Students for Sustainability project establishing a Loyola Edible Garden, providing a space for students to engage with seasonal, local produce.

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Loyola Society of Dance

The Loyola Society of Dance free Dance Showcase in February 2014 in honor of the hunger relief organizations in Greater New Orleans.

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Loyola Speech and Debate

The Loyola Speech and Debate Team's project is to fund travel and entry fees for tournaments allowing the team to utilize critical thinking skills in a competitive format. The team is brand new on campus, and these funds will make a name for Loyola in the national speech and debate arena and also allow the team to bring these skills back to campus through community debates. 

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LUCAP

Loyola University Community Action Program’s efforts to actively involve students in advocacy and service projects including sharing meals with the homeless, tutoring, spending time with the elderly, rebuilding the Gulf Coast and putting on events on a variety of social justice issues.

The Maroon

The Maroon student newspaper’s the Future of Journalism Initiative to send student journalists to professional development seminars focusing on newspaper and advertising careers.

 

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Nu Mu Citywide Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta

Nu Mu Citywide Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta’s D.R.E.A.M.girlS. Summit that will bring 100 middle and high-school girls interested in pursuing studies in the STEM to campus this spring for a one-day empowerment conference.

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Phi Kappa Psi

Diversity is a vital component to any campus, especially at Loyola where culture is seen around every corner. With that said, Phi Kappa Psi would like to use this grant to host a Celebration of Diversity Gala.

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University Honors Association

The University Honors Association’s Youth Imprint project, a program to help form elementary school students into successful writers, comfortable with literature and writing.

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Wolf Pack Baseball

Wolf Pack Baseball’s project to purchase baseball equipment, which would be used not only by Loyola players and coaches, but also to conduct various community sports camps.

 

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Thank you for taking an interest in Loyola's hardworking student organizations! If you would be willing to network with our students please consider becoming an alumni volunteer. You can fill out the form here: alumni.loyno.edu/volunteer