Loyola’s Arrupe College grads complete four-year degrees

When Jacqueline Cruz graduated from Lane Tech College Prep in 2015, she wanted to go to four-year university right away. She applied to — and was accepted at — several schools, but her family wasn’t able to send her given the financial aid she was offered.
Brandon Thomas, a graduate of Arrupe College, laughs with a classmate following Loyola University Chicago’s College of Arts and Sciences commencement ceremony at Gentile Arena on May 9, 2019. (Lukas Keapproth/Loyola University)
Arrupe College and University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate Jacqueline Cruz (right) walks to class with her classmate Karissa Harenda along Bascom Hill on the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s campus on May 2, 2019. (Lukas Keapproth/Loyola University)