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		Dear Arrupe Alumni: A Special Message

Dear Arrupe Alumni: A Special Message

As we reflect on the moments of consolation and desolation that this pandemic has brought, we're also reminded that this is a time of celebration for our Arrupe alumni; whether they completed their bachelor's degree this spring, or are working amidst this challenging moment, we want to congratulate all of our alums on a job well done!

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		Alumni Spotlight: A Grad's Message of Gratitude

Alumni Spotlight: A Grad's Message of Gratitude

A member of Arrupe's Class of 2018, Joshua graduated from Loyola's School of Communications with his bachelor's degree. Read his letter of gratitude for Arrupe and its countless supporters.

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		Fr. Thomas Neitzke, S.J., Appointed Dean of Arrupe College

Fr. Thomas Neitzke, S.J., Appointed Dean of Arrupe College

We are pleased to announce that Fr. Thomas Neitzke, S.J., EdD, has been appointed dean of Arrupe College.

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		The First Friday Club of Chicago Welcomes Fr. Steve Katsouros, S.J.

The First Friday Club of Chicago Welcomes Fr. Steve Katsouros, S.J.

Fr. Steve Katsouros, S.J., Founding Dean and Executive Director of Arrupe College, shares his own personal narrative on the growth of the Arrupe program. Fr. K reviews the past 5 years, and what's in store for the future of Arrupe.

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		Catch up with Adriana Gomez ’19

Catch up with Adriana Gomez ’19

Alum Spotlight: Learn what Adriana has been up to since graduating from Arrupe.

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		2020 PNC Student Achiever Award: Chris Harris

2020 PNC Student Achiever Award: Chris Harris

Arrupe College sophomore Chris Harris was recognized at a men's basketball game for his scholarship and commitment to our community. Harris will earn his Associates in Liberal Arts and Sciences this spring.

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		2019 President's Medallion Winner: Niyanna Warlick

2019 President's Medallion Winner: Niyanna Warlick

Every year, the University’s academic deans recognize a student who has exemplified a commitment to leadership, scholarship, and service throughout their time at Loyola. This year, Niyanna Warlick (Class of 2020) was recognized.

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		Author Paul Tough Visits Arrupe College

Author Paul Tough Visits Arrupe College

On October 21, 2019, Fr. Steve Katsouros, S.J., Founding Dean and Executive Director of Arrupe College, hosted a reception and conversation with New York Times Bestselling Author Paul Tough.

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		Founders' Dinner 2019

Founders' Dinner 2019

Founders’ Dinner is Loyola’s signature fundraising event. This year, we are celebrating Arrupe College.

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		After Arrupe, another new beginning

After Arrupe, another new beginning

“It’s unreal right now. It’s not going to hit me until I walk the stage. And maybe not even then! Maybe like two days after, I’ll just start bawling,” said Asya Meadows (AA ’17).

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		IES Abroad offers first-ever, fully-funded study abroad opportunity for Arrupe College students

IES Abroad offers first-ever, fully-funded study abroad opportunity for Arrupe College students

IES Abroad, a leading not-for-profit study abroad and internship organization based in Chicago, has announced that it is fully funding the first-ever study abroad program offering at Arrupe College of Loyola University of Chicago. The study abroad program, called “Culture & Regionalism in Spain,” was developed by IES Abroad’s Customized & Faculty-Led Programs team, based on the Arrupe College sophomore seminar “Finding Purpose and Identity: A Journey in the Spirit of St. Ignatius.”

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		Arrupe College receives $1 million grant

Arrupe College receives $1 million grant

Loyola announced June 10 that it has received a $1 million grant from the Chicago-based Robert R. McCormick Foundation in support of the new Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago.

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		Archbishop blesses Arrupe College

Archbishop blesses Arrupe College

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Archbishop Blase J. Cupich, and others took part September 25 in the formal blessing of Arrupe College, the University’s new two-year school for students with limited financial resources.

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		Introducing Arrupe College

Introducing Arrupe College

Arrupe College addresses a serious problem in higher education across the country—the need to increase access to, and completion rates of, post-secondary education degrees for students from low-income families.

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		Meet Arrupe freshman Michael Minor

Meet Arrupe freshman Michael Minor

Michael Minor, Arrupe College freshman, was drawn to Arrupe College because of the promise of a strong, supportive community and small class sizes. In a recent interview, Michael shared some of the most exciting and challenging parts of his college career thus far with us, as well as his hopes for the future.

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		Arrupe on Retreat: An Introduction to the Jesuits and Ignatian Spirituality

Arrupe on Retreat: An Introduction to the Jesuits and Ignatian Spirituality

During the month of February Arrupe students had the opportunity to go on retreat at LUREC (Loyola University’s Retreat and Ecology Center). These retreats, led by Jamie Calder SJ, a Jesuit from the Australian Province, introduced students to the Jesuits and Ignatian spirituality.


		Arrupe College Winter Convocation

Arrupe College Winter Convocation

On January 27, 2016 the students, faculty and staff of Arrupe College gathered for the first Winter Convocation to celebrate student success in the first two academic sessions of the year. Fr. Katsouros opened the convocation by congratulating students for their efforts and reminding them about one of the key tenets of the Arrupe program: supporting one another through challenges.


		Arrupe Spring Town Hall and Summer Fest

Arrupe Spring Town Hall and Summer Fest

On Wednesday, June 8th Arrupe students, faculty and staff gathered at the Lakeshore campus on a gorgeous day for a Town Hall Meeting to celebrate their academic achievements in the fourth academic session and to hold the inaugural Arrupe Summer Fest to kick off the summer session.


		Inaugural Arrupe Quinlan Career Panel

Inaugural Arrupe Quinlan Career Panel

On Monday, June 20th Arrupe College and the Quinlan School of Business co-hosted a Career Panel for Arrupe students interested in pursuing careers in business. Arrupe Dean and Executive Director, Steve Katsouros, SJ, and Quinlan Dean, Kevin Stevens, co-moderated the panel.


		Arrupe College Meet and Greet

Arrupe College Meet and Greet

On Thursday, June 23, Arrupe College hosted a Meet and Greet for the incoming freshmen in Room 110. Students, faculty, and staff attended the event. It was the first event in which the second class and the first class officially met one another. We had a student panel that allowed the incoming students to get an idea of what it is like at Arrupe from a student perspective.


		One year later, Arrupe students thriving

One year later, Arrupe students thriving

Loyola’s Arrupe College opened its doors to its inaugural class during the summer of 2015. One year later, those students are thriving—thanks in large part to Arrupe’s hands-on approach to education.

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		Arrupe Faculty and Staff Attend Tenth Annual <em>Black Male Summit</em>

Arrupe Faculty and Staff Attend Tenth Annual Black Male Summit

On Friday, September 29th through Saturday, September 30th, Arrupe College faculty members Dr. Otis Eliot Pope and Dr. Shannon Gore, along with Career Coordinator Farrah Ellison-Moore, attended the tenth annual Black Male Summit hosted by the University of Akron.

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		Grant Thornton Launches Apprenticeship Program for Arrupe College Students

Grant Thornton Launches Apprenticeship Program for Arrupe College Students

During the summer of 2016, Vincent Tomkinson, Managing Partner of the Midwest Region for Grant Thornton, LLP, and Quinlan School of Business Dean Kevin Stevens began speaking about creating an apprenticeship program for Arrupe College business students interested in pursuing a career in accounting and a B.B.A. from the Quinlan School of Business.

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		Arrupe Hosts Inaugural Alumni Reunion

Arrupe Hosts Inaugural Alumni Reunion

On Monday, January 8, 2018 Arrupe College hosted its inaugural alumni reunion in Wintrust Commons. Over forty alumni returned to East Pearson Street to reconnect and share updates with classmates, faculty and staff over dinner.

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She is Not a Burden, by Arrupe Dean for Student Success Eric Immel, SJ

As the associate dean for student success at Arrupe College of Loyola University Chicago, Eric Immel, S.J., sees the hard work students put in every day. Read his essay for the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities' Connections on what he's learned and what he hopes for the future.

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Jesuit General: Pedro Arrupe’s cause for canonization underway

Dear Friends of Arrupe College, Please read the following announcement about Arrupe College’s patron, Fr. Pedro Arrupe, S.J. Arrupe College, my colleagues’ work, our board’s commitment, our donors’ generosity, and especially our students’ achievements, qualify as miracles that should catapult Fr. Arrupe to canonization. Santo Subito!

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		From refugee to citizen of the world

From refugee to citizen of the world

“Arrupe taught me the awareness of world issues,” said Sanay. “I plan to use my education to contribute and participate in the social justice issues I believe in.”

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		Retreat for Student Leaders

Retreat for Student Leaders

During the October break Arrupe Assistant Dean for Student Success, Eric Immel, S.J., and faculty member Megan Kelly led a two-day leadership retreat for nineteen Arrupe students at Loyola University Chicago’s Retreat and Ecology Center (LUREC).

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		Arrupe Hosts College Panel

Arrupe Hosts College Panel

On Monday evening, September 26th, Arrupe College hosted a College Panel for students interested in transferring to four- year colleges and universities after graduating from Arrupe.

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