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Loyola School of Law to Honor Alumni and Dean Emerita at Law Awards Presentation and Reunion
CHICAGO, August 3, 2004 Loyola University Chicago School of Law will honor law alumni and Dean Emerita Nina S. Appel at an awards presentation and reunion dinner on Saturday, October 30, 2004, in Chicago. Each year the law alumni awards presentation recognizes alumni or faculty members for their outstanding achievements. The recipients of the 2004 awards were announced last week at a spring reception for law school alumni and graduating students. The following alumni will be honored at the fall celebration: Honorable Frank J. McGarr (’50), Distinguished Jurist Award; Kevin J. Conway (’76), Thomas More Award; and Illinois Attorney General Lisa M. Madigan (’94), the St. Robert Bellarmine Award.
The Medal of Excellence, the law school’s most prestigious award established in 1964 to honor an alumni or faculty member who has demonstrated privately and professionally the qualities of character and intellect and social or professional responsibility that the law school nurtures, will be presented to Dean Emerita Nina S. Appel. Appel joined the law faculty in 1973 and served as dean of the law school from 1983 to 2004.
The 2004 Alumni Awards and Reunion Dinner will be held on Saturday, October 30, 2004, at the Westin Chicago River-North. For more information, please contact Elisabeth Brookover at: (312) 915-7854.
About Loyola University Chicago
Committed to preparing people to lead extraordinary lives, Loyola University Chicago was founded in 1870 and is among the largest of the 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States. Loyola has a total enrollment of more than 15,000 students, which includes 10,000 undergraduates hailing from all 50 states and 82 foreign countries. The University has four campuses: three in the greater Chicago area and one in Rome, Italy. Loyola also serves as the U.S. host university to the Beijing Center for Chinese Studies in Beijing, China. Loyola’s nine schools and colleges include arts and sciences, business administration, education, graduate studies, law, medicine, nursing, professional studies, and social work. Loyola offers 69 undergraduate majors, 77 master’s degrees, 36 doctoral degrees, and three professional degree programs. Recognizing Loyola’s excellence in education, U.S. News and World Report has ranked Loyola consistently among the “top national universities” in its annual publications. For more information, please visit our web site at www.luc.edu.