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John Kiralla Named to New Post — VP of Marketing and Communications

Loyola Marymount University President Timothy Law Snyder, Ph.D., announced the creation of a new Marketing and Communications unit and appointed John Kiralla as its vice president today. The appointment is effective immediately. Kiralla, an LMU alumnus, has worked in marketing, digital strategy and communications for 20 years. He served as the executive director for marketing […]


LMU Names Michael Kirst Educator of the Year

Michael Kirst, president of the California State Board of Education has been named the 2016 Educator of the Year by Loyola Marymount University’s School of Education. He will receive the award and give a keynote speech at the annual Kappa Delta Pi and SOE Awards Ceremony on April 24, 2016, at the Hilton Center for […]


LMU Recognized as National Leader in Transfer Student Success

Loyola Marymount University has been named to the inaugural Excellence in Community College Transfer Honor Roll by the Phi Theta Kappa honor society. This weekend, LMU is being recognized as one of the top schools in country for its efforts to help transfer students become successful university graduates. Phi Theta Kappa, the oldest and most […]

Location event shot of the School of Film and Television's Summer Workshop.  Here, high school students explore the world of animation.

Technology in the Classroom Needs LMU’s iDEAL Solution

The Innovation in Digital Education and Leadership Institute at Loyola Marymount University’s School of Education is offering new models for educators, schools and systems to incorporate technology into their teaching practices. Putting technology in every classroom sounds like a great idea but it’s been difficult to achieve. Few private or public schools have the capacity […]


13 LMU Fulbright Finalists — Largest Number in School’s History

Thirteen Loyola Marymount University students have been named Fulbright grant finalists for the 2016-17 program, the largest number in LMU’s history. The group of three men and ten women – including a set of identical twins –  represent a range of interests and LMU schools and colleges, including the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts, the […]