First in the PACK - Spring 2016 Kick Off - Amy

First in the PACK Media

Explore articles, photos and videos featuring the First in the PACK mentoring program.

Articles

LOYNO Magazine, Dec. 2013
This Loyno Magazine article gives an overview of mentoring programs offered at Loyola.

The Maroon, Jan. 2013
This article in Loyola's student newspaper, The Maroon, explores the origins of Loyola's First in the Pack program.

Photos

Meeting with Deputy Secretary James Cole, Jr

Deputy Secretary of Education James E. Cole, Jr. visited Loyola University New Orleans to sit down with a group of first-generation students, faculty and staff mentors, peer mentors and several members of the Loyola University administration. Cole, who is also the first in his family to have graduated from college, met with students representing First in the PACK. Read the news story here

Spring Kick-Off Event, Jan. 2016

Current students Brian Cutter, Joseph Hyde, and Sawyer Joseph lead a discussion on ways to get involved on campus. 

Spring Send-Off Event, April 2015
Sam Bradley, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagment, visited with students to talk about ways to stay connected to Loyola. Students mingled over a casual lunch before the semester came to a close.

Spring Kick-Off Event, Feb. 2015
SGA President Bud Sheppard talks to students about making the most of their semester. Students also engaged in reflective writing and sharing.

Kick-Off Event for 2014-2015, Sept. 2014
Professors Laura Murphy and John Sebastian shared their personal stories of navigating college life as first generation students.

Focused Dialogue Photos, Feb. 2014
Dr. Al Alcazar led First in the PACK students and mentors through a discussion about intercultural understanding.

Focused Dialogue Photos, Oct. 2013
This focused dialogue program introduced students to academic advising resources.

Focused Dialogue Photos, March 2013
Speakers Kate Duncan and Logan Williamson talked about the challenges of pursuing their dreams along with family expectations.

Kick-Off Event Photos, Jan. 2013
Professors Laura Murphy and John Sebastian shared their personal stories of navigating college life as first generation students.

Videos

What is First in the PACK? Aug. 2015

Mission and Ministry Focused Dialogue, Nov. 2013
Kurt Bindewald led the group through a reflective exercize.

Academic Advising Focused Dialogue, Oct. 2013
This focused dialogue program introduced students to academic advising resources.