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In Their Own Words: Students Reflect on the UN

By Loretto Community / April 22, 2014 / 0 Comments

This February, 50 students, teachers and Loretto members joined the Loretto delegation at the Commission on the Status of Women, an annual event at the United Nations on women’s and girls’ rights around the world. The jam-packed week of panels, discussions and meetings of women and girls’ rights leaders is a life-changing experience for the student delegates who attend. Why? Loretto student delegates tell us:

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Foundation Day 2014: 202 Years of Frontier Education

By Loretto Community / April 22, 2014 / 0 Comments

On April 25, 2014, the Loretto Community celebrates its annual Foundation Day – remembering the day in 1812 when Mary Rhodes, Christina Stuart and Ann Havern began a new religious order on the Kentucky frontier. Since its earliest days, the Community has maintained a mission to teach – often bringing new approaches adn , and that commitment to education lives on 202 years later. In honor of Foundation Day this year, we bring you three teaching memories from the Archives – one from each of our three centuries. Enjoy!

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A Global Education at the UN

By Loretto Community / March 7, 2014 / 0 Comments

Next week Loretto at the UN will host 50 students, teachers and Loretto members at the 58th annual UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) – its biggest delegation yet! High school girls and boys from Nerinx Hall High School, St. Mary’s Academy, Kansas City Academy and Regis Jesuit High School will convene in New York City for a packed week of events with governments, UN agencies, NGOs and other members of civil society engaged in the global conversation around gender equality.

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The Art of Peace at the UN

By Loretto Community / September 17, 2013 / 0 Comments

by Elaine Riot, Loretto at the UN International Peace Day is September 21. Honor it with peace art. The United Nations is charged with global peacekeeping and peace building efforts, and the artwork on the grounds and within the complex reflects the spirit of that immense undertaking. In our third joint peace blog in honor…

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