Hailey Fox (Classical Studies major, '09) received a full scholarship to Baylor Law. While attending Baylor, Hailey served as the Notes and Comments Editor for the Baylor Law Review, competed with the Baylor Law Moot Court Team, and was an Intra-school Moot Court Judge for the Order of the Barristers. After receiving the Steven Dillard Practice Court Award and graduating cum laude in 2013, Hailey joined the firm of Shipley Snell Montgomery LLC in Houston, TX.
Rise Dicks (Classical Studies major, '15) worked on the excavation of a Roman bath complex at the site of Carsulae with the Valdosta State University.
Dr. Karen Rosenbecker was nominated for the University Senate Award for Excellence in Advising at Loyola for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Dr. Connie Rodriguez received the Martha and Artemis Joukowsky Distinguished Service Award of the Archaeological Institute of America at the 146th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America/Society for Classical Studies in New Orleans. The award recognizes over 20 years of service to the AIA, including hosting three annual meetings in New Orleans, on January 9, 2015.
Olivia Peavler (Classical Studies major, '13) is currently attending graduate school at Saint Louis University on full scholarship; she is working towards a Master of Public Health with a concentration in Health Management and Policy at the university's College for Public Health and Social Justice. Currently, she is a Graduate Research Assistant for Dr. Kristin Wilson, the director of the Health Management and Policy program and working with Dr. Wilson on a project dealing with net neutrality in healthcare, which they plan to publish.
Katherine Morrow Jones DePalma (Classical Studies major, '05) is an editor and submissions consultant at Peachtree Press in Atlanta, Georgia, a press that specializes in children's literature; Katie's work with the press includes helping to prepare teaching modules and academic guides to supplement Peachtree publications, most recently for 14 Cows for America.
Jason Clay (Classical Studies major, '14) presented a paper at the Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle-West and South. The paper, "The Blame Game: Helen of Troy as Rhetor," was a section of Jason's senior thesis, which was an extended study of the interplay of blame and shame in Homer's Iliad. Jason presented his work April 2014 in Waco, Texas.
Ly Vo (Classical Studies major, '12) is part of the team of teachers at the Arise Academy in New Orleans historic 9th Ward, a K-12 charter school dedicated educating students and to serving the community. Ly teaches both science and history.
The January 26, 2015 issue of the American Academy of Religion's Spotlight on Teaching, devoted to teaching about new religious movements, includes Professor Catherine Wessinger's essay "Integrating New Religions Scholarship into Religious Studies Courses." It is available at: http://rsn.aarweb.org/node/148
Tom Sevick (Environmental Biology '12) is now working on a graduate degree in Biological Sciences at the University of Southern Mississippi where his research evaluates the value of major marsh habitats to fishes and crustaceans in coastal Mississippi. One of the ways he evaluates these habitats involves taking aerial picture of marsh, such as the one shown here.