Theology Department Hosts "Love into Action" Symposium
From April 24 to 28, the Ignatian Service Learning (ISL) and Arrupe Programs partnered with the Theology Department to host "Love in Action." 106 class sessions attended this weeklong symposium featuring five faculty panels, twenty-three guest speakers, eight gallery walks, twelve student panels, and more. The symposium celebrated student learning, centering on Loyola's goal of educating women and men for others.
The symposium's events and activities elevated students' voices, engaged the audience with important questions, and highlighted perspectives from the wider community—including speakers and faculty respondents. Student presentations included panel discussions and art.
Many thanks to the following presenters for sharing their time and expertise:
Faculty Panelists Melissa Krein, Charlie Heintz, Kay Gregg, Mike Gregg, Brian Dugan, Adam Dirnberger, Mark McGuire '06, Colleen Aufderheide, Colleen Walsh
Guest Speakers Phil Andrew '85 P '17, '22, '25, Nicaraguan Church & the 222, Mary Kate Vanecko '13, Mary Zein, Jesse Hoyt '06, SlamLit, Vida Opoku, Aida S., Catholic Charities, Precious Blood, Fr. Dahm, OP, Pam Davis P '03, '05, Dev Viol CC, Matt Ryan (Urban Gardener), Mary Beth Schaye (Compost), Eriko Kojimo (Forest Preserve Restoration), Henry Moss, Citizens Climate Change Lobby.