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Recognized for excellence

By choosing the College of Social Sciences, you'll not only choose from a diverse group of programs, but you'll also be choosing a college singled out for excellence.

The Princeton Review recently rated a senior faculty member in the Department of Political Science as one of the top 300 faculty in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranked the School of Nursing’s online graduate program among the top five in the nation. Additionally, The School of Mass Communication has won the national Bateman Competition in public relations more than any other university in the country. Student journalists and the student newspaper, The Maroon, are consistently recognized by professional journalism organizations such as The Society of Professional Journalists for excellence.

student Achievements + Research

Congratulations, Nasima!

Nasima Khan granted The Privateer Graduate Award for Fall 2015

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faculty Achievements + Research

SMC Professor Named Educator of the Year By Trade Group

Loyola SMC professor Valerie Andrews was named Educator of the Year by the New Orleans Chapter of the Public Relations Association of Louisiana.

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alumni Achievements + Research

Sociology Alum Brian Fitzpatrick, class of 2014, has been accepted to the Ph.D. program in Sociology at Notre Dame.

Sociology Alum Brian Fitzpatrick, class of 2014, has been accepted to the Ph.D. program in Sociology at Notre Dame. Brian has been accepted with full funding and he plans to continue studying the sociology of education.

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