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Financial Impact

Araceli Campos ’16 is a senior studio arts major. She is the recipient of the CFA Council Scholarship, the Kalin Hart Talbott Art Scholarship, the Kate Micucci Art Scholarship and the Rudinica Family Art Scholarship. Araceli was also the winner of the CFA Mystery Box Challenge. She shared this first-hand perspective of her college experience and […]

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Entertainer Kate Micucci ’03 Stays Close to Her Alma Mater

A strength of LMU, and the College of Communication and Fine Arts in particular, is the ongoing involvement of distinguished alumni. A case in point: entertainer Kate Micucci ’03. She can be seen in films such as Mike Birbiglia’s latest movie “Don’t Think Twice” and will star in a romantic comedy “Unleashed,” which will both […]

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CFA Alumna Gives Fundraising a Boost

Claudine Cazian Britz ’00 knows a lot about opportunities and making the most of them. At the start of her career, she followed her curiosity about the radio entertainment business; after working full days at an office job, she volunteered a few extra hours a week to help produce Ryan Seacrest’s radio show to learn […]

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The Financial Impact

Maria Loreto Lopez ’16, an art history major from Montebello, California, has benefited from the Communication and Fine Arts  Scholarship; the CFA Council Scholarship; and the Sarah Nell Noble Art History Scholarship. She shared this first-hand perspective of how being a scholarship recipient has affected her college experience.   I largely identify with my Hispanic heritage and I […]

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Practicing Social Justice Through Arts Education

By Nathalie Sanchez ’07 Last year, one of my first-grade students could not look at herself in the mirror let alone have the will to draw her self-portrait. Maria* eventually tore her drawing in half, threw it on the floor, put her head down and cried. Of my six years teaching art to youth in […]

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The Financial Impact

Jasmine Pringle ’15 a communication studies major with a minor in sociology from Pomona, California, has benefited from: the CFA Council Scholarship that supports students based on talent and experience; the James E. and Mary Bahan Scholarship that supports students who are academically deserving and have financial need; and the Communication and Fine Arts Annual […]

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Sinatra Opera Workshop Broadens Undergraduate Studies

Virginia Saya has seen more than a few students do a 180-degree turn. That sharp reversal of opinion frequently happens, suggests Saya, a Ph.D. in Musicology, professor of music in Loyola Marymount University’s Department of Music and director of the Francis A. Sinatra Opera Workshop, when she takes students to professional opera performances in L.A. […]

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Students Inspired by The Lydia Hao Emerging Artists Program

There is often a difficult place for artists at the beginning of their careers: they are largely sure of their vision, but they lack an outlet to present their art. Loyola Marymount University’s Lydia Hao Emerging Artists Program provides a showcase for yet-to-be recognized artists to advance their art. And LMU’s students benefit by proximity […]

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The Financial Impact

Senior Tamara Lawrence, a communication studies major and sociology minor, is the recipient of a CFA Council Scholarship, the Mr. and Mrs. William J. Daze, Sr. Scholarship and others. Tamara shares this first-hand perspective of how the scholarship assistance has furthered her college career. I am grateful for the support I’ve had during my four […]

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