Graduate Student Newsletter

April 2022

Spring Renewal!

More daylight, blooming trees, and only weeks remaining in the semester energize us to make a strong finish to Spring 2022!


This month, we see a return of events and happenings from life before the pandemic! The Eleventh Annual Emerging Scholars Celebration, a social painting event, and more are detailed below.

Emerging Scholars Celebration of Graduate Research

Mark your calendars for an evening of celebrating graduate student achievement and research, while enjoying a wine and appetizer reception!

Friday, April 22nd, 6pm

3rd Floor Student Center, Loyola Evergreen Campus

Learn more about the event here: www.loyola.edu/emergingscholars

Graduate Student Survey

You will be receiving an invitation this month to complete the Graduate Student Survey. This survey is only administered once every three years, and our feedback is used to understand what is important to us as graduate students.


Participants may also enter into a drawing for a Loyola sweatshirt. Please consider completing the survey!


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Social Painting Event

Social Painting Event at Painting with a Twist

Sunday, May 1st, 2pm

1134 York Road

Timonium, MD

We are planning a special social painting event to close out this semester. Our previous painting events have sold out, and we expect this one to do so also!


The event is open to all members of the Loyola graduate community and their guests. While the normal cost for a party at Painting with a Twist is $42 per person, the GSO is subsidizing most of the cost, making the charge only $10 per person.


Please visit the Graduate Friday website for questions and other information about the event.

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Graduate Assistantships

Listings for graduate assistantships have moved to a new platform called "Handshake." You may access Handshake using your Loyola email credentials. Here are a couple of examples:


  • Interested in planning and marketing events for the Loyola Graduate Student Organization? See description here. ($16/hr., flexible hours per week)

  • Graduate assistantship providing organizational support for the Loyola Honor Council. (20 hours/week, beginning Fall 2022)

Free LinkedIn Learning Membership

All current graduate students (as well as other Loyola community members) can activate a free LinkedIn Learning membership. You are probably already familiar with LinkedIn as a networking tool; however, LinkedIn purchased Lynda.com, which hosts a vast online learning library.


The membership includes over 5,000 video tutorials covering business training and skills, technology, programming, and even creative skills such as graphic design and technology. The tutorials include detailed exercise files and resources, and are taught by expert online instructors.


There are a few ways to access. One is:


  1. Go to linkedin.com/learning
  2. Click on "Sign In"
  3. Enter your .loyola.edu email address
  4. Go through single sign-on with your Loyola credentials.


You do not need a Linkedin account to access this resource.

LinkedIn Learning for Higher Education

Connect With Us!

All Loyola graduate students are automatically members of the GSO. Please feel free to reach out to us via email or Facebook.