The Lourdes Life Lab was named a Certified Wildlife Habitat™ this past fall by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). As a Wildlife Habitat, the Life Lab's outdoor garden space is now part of a worldwide network of mini-refuges supporting plant and animal life while working to conserve natural resources.
The book, In Our Boots, grew out of a series of Veteran's Writing Workshops hosted conjointly by Lourdes University Professor Holly Baumgartner, PhD and Amy Hartman, Adult Services Librarian at the Sylvania Branch Library.
In 2011, Sr. Jane Mary Sorosiak, OSF, former Art Professor, spent a good portion of her time making the first mural for the newly named Lourdes University. Located on the south wall of the dining hall, she created an image from John's Gospel wherein Jesus feeds the multitudes.
As a member of the Wolverine Hoosier Athletic Conference (WHAC) of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA), Lourdes participates in NAIA's Champions of Character program.
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The Toledo Museum of Art (TMA) worked with four area colleges and universities to present 4Art: Student Art from Bowling Green State University, Lourdes University, Owens Community College and The University of Toledo.
Only three colleges or universities in the state of Ohio compete at the varsity level for men's volleyball. "Being one of those institutions is pretty special," adds Coach. "We are able to give a group of men the opportunity to continue playing the game that they have grown to love."
Last fall, alumni, students and members of the College of Business & Leadership gathered to mark the 30th anniversary of the Lourdes business program. (slideshow)
Art Department Chair Erin Palmer Szavuly recently joined her peers in the birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence, Italy, for the Studio Arts Centers International (SACI) consortium conference. The group exchanged ideas and concerns related to art education and foreign study.
Campus news briefs Spring 2012
Spring 2012 President's Letter from Dr. Robert Helmer