So unless you have been living under a rock, you know that the Centennial celebration is happening this year, and the celebration has already begun. However, this month is going to be host to a majority of the events beginning April 10th.

Tuesday, April 10th:

  • Beginning of lecture series with Dr. Melanie McKay at 7 pm in Nunemaker Auditorium

Wednesday, April 11th:

  • Loyola’s Photographic Treasures with Harlod Baquet at 7 pm in Nunemaker Auditorium

Thursday, April 12th:

  • Graphic Design Senior and Junior Exhibits Openings and Reception at 5 pm in Diboll Gallery in Monroe Library, 4th floor
  • Jesuit Education and Social Change in Latin America with Dr. Quesada in the Danna Center Audubon Room
  • Centennial Concert: Fitz and the Tantrums and opening band: Naughty Professor. Concert will be held at Howlin’ Wolf at 8pm; tickets are $5 for students, except seniors who get in free, and $10 for non-Loyola students. Transportation will be provide from Mercy Hall parking lot starting at 6:30 pm.

Friday, April 13th

  • Centennial Kick Off and Alumni Weekend
  • Loyola Centennial Exhibit in Monroe Hall floors 1-3 and Thomas Hall

Saturday, April 14th

  • Founder’s Day Celebration as part of the Centennial Kick Off and Alumni Weekend
  • Continuation of the  Loyola Centennial exhibit in Monroe Hall and Thomas Hall
  • Founded on Faith: A History of Loyola University New Orleans in Thomas Hall from 2pm to 3 pm
  • Loyola Concert Band with Col. Bourgeois in Roussel Performance Hall at 3 pm
  • Centennial Celebratory Mass at 5 pm in Holy Name of Jesus Church
  • Picnic Dinner Anniversary Celebration at 6:15 pm in Marquette Horseshoe

Sunday, April 15

  • Centennial Kick Off and Alumni Weekend continued
  • Continuation of the Loyola Centennial exhibit in Monroe Hall and Thomas Hall
  • Loyola Chorale, Chamber singers, and NOVE Chorale in Roussel Performance Hall at 3pm
  • St. Louis Cathedral Choir, Loyola Chorale, and Chamber singers at St. Louis Cathedral at 7pm

After Kick Off Weekend:

Monday, April 23

  • The Priests at 7:30 pm in Roussel Performance Hall. Tickets can be purchased HERE
  • “My Louisiana Love” at 7:30 in Nunemaker Hall

The Centennial celebration will be one to go down in history with fireworks and several other surprises, so if you’ve been living under the rock you better come out and join the celebration. The celebration will only be fit for those living the Loyno dream, so come out and help Loyola celebrate their 100th birthday!

Let us know, will you be there and what are you most excited about seeing?

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