Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

SOC Events

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We are not planning any upcoming in person events for the time being, but hope to hold a few virtual events soon! Follow us here or on our social media pages to learn when they will be held.

Past Events

September 17th: The Political Cartoons of Scott Stantis
  • In partnership with University Libraries and the Caxton Club of Chicago, the School of Communication is hosting its fall art exhibit, opening at 5:00 p.m. on September 17th in the SOC lobby. After the exhibit, the University Libraries will host a panel discussion featuring the artist, Scott Stantis, as well as British political cartoon historian Tim Benson and collector Anthony Mourek. A reception will follow. If you would like to attend, please register here.
September 18th: "Flannery" Screening at Damen Cinema


October 16th-17th: Freedom Forum Institute Power Shift Summit
  • Jill Geisler, the SOC Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity, is hosting the Power Shift Summit this fall at the Water Tower Campus. This event requires registration. Please contact Prof. Geisler at jgeisler@luc.edu for more information.
October 22nd and 24th: SOC Career Week
  • Both events take place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Schreiber Center Room 1001. Oct. 22nd is the Networking Secrets night, where students can move between different table talks and learn about Linked In, dressing for success, and more. Oct. 24th is Resume Review Night, where students can bring multiple copies of their resumes and have them reviewed by communications professionals.
October 25th: SOC October Fest
  • An Octoberfest for School of Communication graduate students, staff and faculty featuring a variety of brats and beverages.
October 29th: Marketing, Communications, and Media Career Fair
  • We are partnering with Career Development Services and the Quinlan School of Business for this fall's Career Fair. Find out more here.
November 7-8th: Ninth Annual International Symposium on Digital Ethics
  • The Ninth Annual Symposium will be held at the Water Tower Campus on November 7th and 8th, from 8:30am to 5:00pm. Registration is required. Contact Center for Digital Ethics and Policy Program Director Bastiaan Vanacker for more information.

December 11th: December Commencement, Regents Hall, Lewis Towers 16th floor
  • Please join us for the SOC 2019 December Commencement, which will feature a brunch at 10 a.m. followed by a ceremony and several speakers. Graduating students are permitted to bring three guests each. If you have questions about commencement, please contact Assistant Dean Lauren Sanchez at lsanchez5@luc.edu.


    If you have any questions abotu upcoming events, please contact SOC Events Coordinator Genevieve Buthod at gbuthod@luc.edu.

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