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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

Political Science major, Tiyanna Lords, serves as president of REACH, a new Loyola student organization

Political Science major, Tiyanna Lords, currently serves as president of REACH. The goal of the REACH organization is to mentor and inspire teenagers from 8th to 12th grade by instilling in them the importance of higher education.

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faculty Achievements + Research

Sociology Professor, Dr. Carol Ann MacGregor, co-authored an article with Sociology Alum Brian Fitzpatrick.

Dr. Carol Ann MacGregor, Department of Sociology, and Sociology Alum Brian Fitzpatrick co-authored an article titled "Catholic Schools in the Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina".

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alumni Achievements + Research

Political Science alum, Dwayne Fontenette, currently serves as Dean of Students at Charter High School for Architecture and Design in Philadelphia

Dwayne Fontenette, SS'13, currently serves as Dean of Students at Charter High School for Architecture and Design in Philadelphia.

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