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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. 

Jason Clay (Classical Studies major, '14) is a graduate student in Classics at the University of Cincinnati; he received a full scholarship and stipend to attend and plans to complete a Ph.D. The University of Cincinnati is one of the top graduate schools for Classics in the United States.

Dr. Karen Rosenbecker was nominated for the University Senate Award for Excellence in Advising at Loyola for the 2014-2015 academic year.

Aristophanes’ Wealth, translated and adapted by Dr. Karen Rosenbecker and directed by Professor Artemis Preeshl of Loyola's Theater department, was preformed at the 146th Annual Meeting of the Society for Classical Studies in New Orleans, Louisiana, 8 January 2015.

James McVeigh (Classical Studies major, '09) graduated from Loyola's College of Law in 2013.  He is currently an Assistant District Attorney with the 22nd Judicial District in Nashville, TN.

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.

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

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.

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:

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.


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