Home, to me, is more than a geographical coordinate or the physical structure of a house.

Home includes the people who support me every day, make me laugh, and are always cheering me on.

I have considered Naples, Fla., to be my home for the past six years: the familiar faces in my favorite Thai restaurant, the colorful sunsets over the pier, and the holidays that serve as perfect excuses for family barbecues.

I grew up in Long Island, have lived in Naples for years, and am now able to call Baltimore my home as well. I found another home within my community that I once thought only existed 1,000 miles away…  Continue reading

Who am I?

Hello, Hounds! My name is Victoria, and I’m a sophomore speech-language hearing science major from Naples, Fla.


I knew I wanted to come to Loyola when I was 8 years old. Both of my older sisters are alumni, so I had been to my fair share of move-ins, family weekends, and lacrosse games before I even enrolled as a first-year last fall.

It’s almost a family tradition at this point; we are Greyhounds at heart.

In my short time here, Loyola has led me to my passion, allowed me to find my niche on campus, and has given me the resources to pursue the things I truly love.

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