Student Stories

  • Boxing Club Sparks New Interest in Sweet Science

    Boxing Club Sparks New Interest in Sweet Science

    By Mark A. Mederson, PhD, assistant professor of media studies and faculty adviser of the student newspaper, The Lorian. Mederson… More

  • Bringing Friends Together Through Peace

    Bringing Friends Together Through Peace

    Friends Kate Cain (’26) and Ellie Coleman (’25) have transformed from high school classmates to Loras College peace advocates, driven… More

  • GraceAnn Beckett ’24: The Importance of Referrals

    GraceAnn Beckett ’24: The Importance of Referrals

    I first learned about Loras College from a service group that visited my community every summer (Otway/McDermott, Ohio). Chaperones and… More

  • Analyzing Her Future

    Analyzing Her Future

    Kaylee Osterberger (’22 MA ’24) is pursuing a Master of Science in Applied Analytics degree at Loras College, and flexibility,… More

  • Dubuque Institutions Unite Through Internships

    Dubuque Institutions Unite Through Internships

    While Loras students have been working as interns at A.Y. McDonald Mfg. Co. for many years, the arrival of Emilie Loras has brought the two companies’ histories together in a new way. More

  • De la Mora, Perez Honored at National LULAC Conference

    De la Mora, Perez Honored at National LULAC Conference

    Emily De la Mora (’26) and Sergio Perez (’13) were presented with awards at the ninety-fourth League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) National Convention and Exposition in recognition of their leadership abilities. Both are selected from a national pool of young adult/collegiate chapters. More

  • Transferring to a New Community

    Transferring to a New Community

    “The different culture, people, and language took some time to get used to. The staff and faculty are welcoming and always checking in to make sure things are going okay. It’s those little things that make a difference." More

  • Engaged in the Experience

    Engaged in the Experience

    “I am hungry for learning. I enjoy it so much that it doesn’t feel like work to me. The worst thing I can think of is sitting at home alone and not experiencing or learning something new. This is just a joy.” More

  • Two Loras Students Recognized with IAMNCC Award

    Two Loras Students Recognized with IAMNCC Award

    The Iowa & Minnesota Campus Compact (IAMNCC) has awarded one of its 2021 Emerging innovation Engaged Campus Award to Loras College students Mallory Gardiner (’22) and Emma Earles (’23) More