LOYOLA HALL OF FAME: Tickets are on sale for the Loyola University New Orleans Wolf Pack Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Danna Student Center.
The 2015 Hall of Fame class will include DoBee Plaisance, women’s basketball; Luke Zumo, ’08, men’s basketball; Greg Castillo, volleyball; Matt Cagigal, ’07, cross country; and James “Argo” Meza, ’70, baseball. Wing Fok will be honored with the St. Sebastian Award for his outstanding efforts on behalf of Loyola athletes off the field of play. WGNO-TV sports director Ed Daniels, ’79, will host the induction ceremony.
Tickets are $30 per person and the event is open to the public. To register, visit www.alumni.loyno.edu/hof15. For more information about tickets, contact the Loyola University Alumni Association at (504) 861-5454 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CHOCTAW IN THE BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS: The Nunez Community College History Lecture Series continues the 14th season with the sixth lecture, titled “Battle of New Orleans: The Choctaw Involvement,” on Monday . A wine and cheese reception begins at 6:30 p.m., with the lecture beginning at 7 p.m. in the Nunez Auditorium.
The guest speaker will be Donald Keith Midkiff, author, historical researcher and New Orleans tour guide. He will talk about the involvement of the Choctaw in the Battle of New Orleans. The Choctaw warriors entered into battle alongside militia and would eventually be on both sides of the battle lines, encompassing enlistment with the British and American troops.
The Nunez History Lecture Series is a series of free lectures generally held the first Monday of each month during the school year at Nunez Community College. Topics explore the rich heritage of the area. The next lecture, to be held March 2, will be given by Jerry Schumacher on the topic of the life of P.G.T. Beauregard.
MBA OPEN HOUSE: The MBA program at Loyola University New Orleans College of Business will host an open house and informational session at 6 p.m. Tuesday in Room 112 of Miller Hall at Loyola’s main campus, 6363 St. Charles Ave.
Registration for the open house is recommended but not required. Loyola’s MBA $50 application fee will be waived for any open house attendee.
For information on Loyola’s MBA program, contact Christina Morales at email@example.com.