Loyola University Chicago

Arrupe College


  • 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).
  • 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.”
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Wintrust Bank Leads the Way with Summer Employment Opportunity for Arrupe Students

    Wintrust Bank is leading the way in supporting the Arrupe Career Services Office’s efforts to partner with Chicagoland employers and match them with students looking for professional employment opportunities that provide a competitive wage and in-depth opportunities to learn about a business or organization.
  • Inaugural Arrupe College Art Exhibition

    On June 15, 2017 Arrupe College hosted its inaugural Art Exhibition, which featured twenty-nine pieces of artwork that were created by Arrupe College students.
  • Loyola Athletics Salutes PNC Student Achiever Stephanie Meza

    Stephanie Meza, a student in Loyola University Chicago’s Arrupe College, was recently honored at a Ramblers men’s basketball game as part of the PNC Student Achievers program.
  • McCormick Foundation Visit

    On Thursday, January 26th, representatives from The Robert R. McCormick Foundation visited Arrupe College and met with six of the twenty-seven students that the Foundation is supporting with substantial scholarships.
  • Second Annual African American Read-In

    On Thursday, February 23rd, the Arrupe College faculty hosted the second annual African American Read-In for a crowd of fifty students as part of Arrupe’s celebration of Black History Month.
  • Winter Town Hall Meetings

    Arrupe College faculty and staff hosted two Winter Town Hall Meetings on January 20th for the morning and afternoon cohorts of students in order to celebrate students that had earned honors in the first semester and provide updates on upcoming college panels and visits, employment and career planning resources and student retreats.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • 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

    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.
  • in the news

    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • In the news

    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.
  • 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

    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

    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.