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Psi Chi holds 2019 induction ceremony

Psi Chi, the Psychology Honor Society recently held its spring induction ceremony. Psi Chi is an international honor society that strives to produce well-educated, ethical and socially responsible members committed to contributing to the science and profession of psychology and to society in general. More than 40 psychology majors, minors and graduate students were inducted during the ceremony.

During the ceremony, Ivan Salazar was awarded the Micheleen Barragy Outstanding Senior in Psychology Award, presented by Dr. Brenda Guerrero.

Community invited to attend Alliance Lavender graduation ceremony

The OLLU community is invited to attend the 2019 Alliance Lavender graduation ceremony. The ceremony will be held Thursday, May 2 at 6 p.m. in Providence Hall, Blue Room. This event will celebrate graduating seniors and recognize Alliance members as well as faculty members.

Those who wish to attend should RSVP by April 16 at

For more information, email

Students invited to participate in graduate student appreciation week events

The Graduate Admissions Office is hosting a series of events this week to celebrate Graduate Student Appreciation Week.

Events include:

  • Today – Graduate Student Mass and Blessing – 7 p.m. – Sacred Heart Chapel
  • Tuesday – “Which Way, Lord? Spirituality, Career, and the Graduate Student – 6:30 p.m. – Providence Hall, Blue Room
  • Wednesday – Yoga at the Lake – 4:30 p.m. – location TBD
  • Thursday – “A Night of Poetry: Celebrating San Antonio’s Poet Laureate” – 6:30 p.m. – Providence Hall, West Social Room
  • Saturday – Hot dog social – 12 p.m. – St. Ann’s Courtyard

View flier for a description of all events happening this week.

OLLU recently hosted Intercollegiate Confirmation Mass

OLLU hosted the Intercollegiate Confirmation Mass on March 24. The Mass was celebrated by Archbishop Gustavo García-Siller.

Each year San Antonio’s colleges and universities come together for their students to receive the Sacrament of First Communion and/or Confirmation. OLLU had five students and two staff members receive this sacrament:

  • Erika Carbajal-Ramos
  • Herman Duncan
  • Gabriela Granado
  • Dawn Morales
  • Enrique Robles
  • Erika Sanchez
  • Madeline Yanez

Anyone who is interested in receiving the Sacraments of the Catholic faith should contact Sister Patti Lohre at

HACU awarding roundtrip airline tickets for students to travel home

The Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) and Southwest Airlines have partnered once again to award roundtrip e-passes to undergraduate and graduate students who travel at least 200 miles from home to pursue a higher education and meet the eligibility criteria through the annual ¡Lánzate! / Take Off! Travel Program

A selection committee consisting of national education advocates and community leaders will select the award recipients. Recipients may be awarded one to four roundtrip e-passes to use when traveling to/from their college or university. The complimentary e-passes can be used for travel to Southwest Airlines destinations in the continental United States (restrictions apply).

To read detailed guidelines, eligibility requirements and apply online, click here.

The deadline to apply is April 30, 2019.

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