To stay connected to the Loyola Academy faith-based community by participating in spiritual and intellectual programs, social events, and philanthropic and service opportunities.
The Golden Graduate Parents Network —a branch of our Graduate Parents Network — welcomes back graduate parents from the 70s, 80s, and 90s. Reconnect with the Loyola community and reminisce and catch up with the friends you made and prayed with when your children attended Loyola Academy.
Loyola Academy provides learning opportunities for people at all times of their lives. These opportunities include:
Women of Wisdom (WOW): Each fall, distinguished educators, innovators, and professionals visit Loyola Academy to present thought-provoking lectures followed by lively discussions that often continue through lunch. It’s a wonderful opportunity to catch up with old friends—and make new ones.
Alumni Events: Cultivate Cura Personalis with and among alumni and graduate parents through spiritual formation, service, and professional and social networking—connecting our community members to Loyola as a Jesuit faith and education center for life.
Event Sponsorship Opportunities: Customized sponsorships are available for the President's Dinner and the Ramble. Proceeds from both events support Tuition Assistance, which in turn supports over 600+ Ramblers annually.
Loyola Academy provides many ways to stay connected with one another and meet other Loyola Academy parents. View the School Calendar for a current list of events but below are a few highlights:
The Golden Graduate Parent Fall Luncheon reconnects graduate parents of alumni from 70’s, 80’s and 90’s. (October)
President's Dinner is an annual event that brings the Loyola community together for an evening of faith and friendship. (November)
To shake off the winter blues and celebrate the coming of Spring, join current parents at the Ramble Rouser for a casual party in the East Gym. (January)
The Ramble is Loyola’s annual auction and one of the largest private school fundraisers in the country. All proceeds support the 600+ students who receive Tuition Assistance at Loyola Academy. (May)
Together as parents of alum, we will celebrate our continuing friendships and connection to the Loyola Academy community at the GPN Summer Kickoff. New graduate parents are encouraged to attend. (June)
The Golden Mass and Dinner combines the Graduate Parents from the 70's, 80's and 90's and Golden Rambler Alumni who have celebrated their 50-year reunion for an evening of community and camaraderie. (June)
Ignatian spirituality is at the center of life at Loyola Academy and we invite our graduate families to continue their spiritual journey and Pray with Us.
Several spiritual events that graduate parents and guardians are encouraged to attend include Evening with Fr. McGrath (February), GPN’s Advent Mass & Reception (December), and Christmas Eve Mass (December). Please check the School Calendar for event details.
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Join the GPN Board
We invite graduate parents and guardians who are interested in helping us create programming and promote engagement within the GPN network to join the GPN Board. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know you want to get involved!
Loyola Academy's Graduate Parent Network is served by the following board members: