SPJ Louisiana congratulates MOE winners

The Louisiana chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists would like to congratulate the state’s Mark of Excellence Awards winners. The award recognizes the best collegiate journalism in Region 12. SPJ’s Region 12 comprises Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Honorees received award certificates the weekend of March 31 at the Region 12 Conference. First-place winners will compete at the national level among other regional MOE winners … Continue reading SPJ Louisiana congratulates MOE winners

Memorial services set for former Loyola professor Larry Lorenz

Memorial services have been set for Larry Lorenz, retired communications department chair at Loyola University in New Orleans. Visitation will be held today till 9 p.m. at Jacob Schoen and Son Funeral Home, 3827 Canal St. A funeral Mass will be held Saturday at noon at Holy Name of Jesus Church, 6367 St. Charles Ave. Continue reading Memorial services set for former Loyola professor Larry Lorenz

From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Larry Lorenz

Colleagues: Three different people informed me of the passing of Larry Lorenz, retired communications department chair at Loyola University in New Orleans, who hired me for my first full-time teaching job after I finished my doctorate at UT Austin in 1986. He had an eventful career as a professional journalist before entering academia, as you’ll see in this WWL obit. I remember his intellect and sense of … Continue reading From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Larry Lorenz