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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, Sonia Odom, does Study Abroad in South Africa

Sonia Odom studied at the University of Cape Town in South Africa this summer. Sonia will return to Loyola for the fall semester as a senior.

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faculty Achievements + Research

Nursing Professor Inducted into the National Academies of Practice (NAP)

Associate Professor Patricia Pearce of Loyola University New Orleans

Loyola University New Orleans School Nursing Associate Professor Patricia Pearce, MPH, PhD, FNP-BC, FAANP, FANP was inducted into the National Academies of Practice at a Gala Membership Banquet on April 5, 2014.

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alumni Achievements + Research

Political Science alumna, Tracy Osborn, currently teaching as an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa

Tracy Osborn, Ph.D., '98 magna cum laude, is an Associate Professor at the University of Iowa. Her research focuses on women and politics in U.S. State Legislatures, Congress, and political behavior.

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