Candice Marie Nasir '11, has been accepted into the MA program in Peace Studies offered through the Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies at USD. She was also accepted into a similar program at UC Berkeley, but she preferred the USD program. She will begin her graduate studies in the fall of 2011.
Nicolas Estrada '11 has been admitted to Loyola University in Chicago. He will be working on his Master of Arts degree in history with a specialization in Early Modern Catholicism. After completing his MA, he hopes to move on to doctoral studies at St. Louis University.
Lovel Tokic '11 was honored by Theta Alpha Kappa, Alpha Chi Chapter, with its Undergraduate Achievement Award for 2011. Lovel has held the highest cumulative average in Theology and Religious Studies among the graduating class. As part of this award, the chapter presented him with a check for $100. Theta Alpha Kappa is the national honor society for professors and students of theology and religious studies.
Lovel, who double majored in THRS and Political Science, has been accepted into the Jesuit Volunteer Corps (JVC). He will be working in Baltimore, Md., as a legal advocate for tenants at the Public Justice Center. The Public Justice Center works to provide legal service to people suffering from poverty and discrimination. After completing his one year JVC commitment, Lovel will be applying either to law school or to a graduate program in international relations.
The department congratulates all three of these graduating majors!