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Besides SOWELA Technical Community College, other educational institutions that will be represented include Louisiana State University - Alexandria, Texas Southern University, Louisiana College, McNeese State University, Southern University, Grambling State University, and the U.S. Army.
SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- A Louisiana college student has admitted to taking a Jefferson County teen boy on a cross-country trip, evading law enforcement for months to have sex with the minor. Iordan Bossev, 21, of Baton Rouge pleaded guilty in federal court last week to four felonies. Prosecutors said Bossev ...

The Louisiana State University Board of Supervisors through Louisiana State University filed a suit on March 26 in the 24th Judicial District Court against Ebonie Nykkole Moody, alleging an open account. According to the claim, a university is seeking damages for an open account in the balance of ...
"Just give us stability. One year of stability has put us back on offense." The message from higher education officials Tuesday was consistent: They need lawmakers to end the uncertainty over how much financing colleges and the TOPS college tuition program will get in the 2018-19 school year.
The message from higher education officials Tuesday (April 3) was consistent, that they need lawmakers to end the uncertainty over how much financing colleges and the TOPS college tuition program will get in the 2018-19 school year. Louisiana faces an estimated $700 million budget shortfall in the ...
A former Louisiana College faculty member of 40 years is suing the school for discrimination in federal court. Carolyn Spears, who joined the private Baptist college's faculty in August of 1977 and received tenure in 1984, says in a lawsuit she was let go and discriminated against because of age, gender, ...

The University of Wisconsin System's Colleges and Extension chancellor named a finalist for the top higher education job in Louisiana Tuesday has ... Cathy Sandeen, UW Colleges and Extension chancellor since 2014, was named one of four finalists for Louisiana's Commissioner of Higher Education job ...
John Bel Edwards wants to spend two-thirds of a $123 million Louisiana surplus on road and bridge work, college building repairs and construction ... 199 small-dollar construction projects, community water projects, local government aid and a $10 million block of money for college campus maintenance.
The University of Memphis softball team picked up two more wins Saturday afternoon at the 32nd Annual Louisiana Classics, defeating North Florida by a score of 5-0 and ... Brooke Lee got the offense started early against Southeastern Louisiana with her team-leading third home run of the season.
Two people were injured after gunshots were fired early Friday on a college campus in Louisiana, school officials said. Southeastern Louisiana University spokeswoman Erin Cowser said the incident happened at 3 a.m. Friday near an assembly hall where basketball games and other sports events are ...
Two arrests have been made in connection with a shooting on the campus of Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond Friday morning. No names have been released. "The Southeastern Family can rest assured that this was strictly an isolated incident,” said UPD Director Harold Todd in an emailed ...
HAMMOND, La. — Two people were injured after gunshots were fired early Friday on a college campus in Louisiana, school officials said. Southeastern Louisiana University spokeswoman Erin Cowser said the incident happened at 3 a.m. Friday near an assembly hall where basketball games and other ...
PINEVILLE (LBM) — British actor David Payne's performance of “An Evening with C.S Lewis” transported a standing-room-only crowd at Louisiana College's Martin Performing Arts Center back to Lewis's living room in Oxford, England in 1963. From an upholstered armchair, Payne illustrated some of the ...
The Latest: 2 arrested for shooting at Louisiana college. Posted: 02/23/18, 6:36 PM PST | Updated: 19 mins ago. # Comments. HAMMOND, La. (AP) — The Latest on shooting at Southeastern Louisiana University (all times local):. 8:30 p.m.. Two people are in custody in connection with a shooting on a Louisiana college ...
HAMMOND, La. (AP) -- Southeastern Louisiana University says two people were injured after gunshots were fired on campus. School spokeswoman Erin Cowser says the incident happened at 3 a.m. Friday near an assembly hall where basketball games and other sports events are held. Cowser says it ...
A federal lawsuit says a football coach wasn't hired for a Louisiana College job because of his Jewish heritage. ... him to be an assistant football coach after his December 2013 graduation, but he resigned in 2015 to pursue a graduate degree and take a coaching job at Southeast Missouri State University.
Jim Henderson, the head of the University of Louisiana System, recalls sitting down with higher education leaders a few years ago to try and figure out why ... Rather, the colleges and university leaders are focusing their efforts on raising access to the universities by visiting potential students in high schools, ...

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A body has been found along the Mississippi River near a college campus in Louisiana. The Advocate of Baton Rouge reports the body was discovered Tuesday afternoon by Louisiana State University students on a field trip near Southern University. The body was found in a ...
Louisiana College announced a second consecutive year of enrollment growth. The private liberal arts college in Pineville announced Thursday increases in traditional undergraduate and graduate students. Spring enrollment is up to 789 undergrads and 184 grad students. The college's overall headcount ...
Jim Henderson, the head of the University of Louisiana System, recalls sitting down with higher education leaders a few years ago to try and figure out why the Bossier Parish Community ... Statewide, 15 percent of the students are black in the public colleges and universities that are not historically black.
Flagship universities are the jewels in the crown of public higher education systems — they have sought-after faculty, preeminent research facilities, the ... The University of South Carolina enrolled the lowest percentage of African-Americans in its 2015 freshman class among the 34 colleges and universities ...
Scholarships have been cut as well as general funds to higher education, which colleges have responded to by raising fees. According to a 2016 College Board report on college pricing, LSU had the largest five-year increase of all public flagship universities for in-state tuition and fees, at 60 percent, ...
PINEVILLE – Wayne Jenkins, who retired Jan. 31 after 27 years as director of evangelism and church growth for Louisiana Baptists, was presented with a fitting honor during the final moments of the 2018 state Evangelism Conference at First Baptist Church, Pineville, Jan. 23 – the announcement that his ...
“The news of Louisiana College's continued enrollment surge comes as no surprise to the business and economic development communities. LC is now fully engaged as a higher education leader throughout Central Louisiana. Dr. Brewer's willingness to partner with the business community and with other ...
It's currently snowing in the Washington, D.C., area, and it's put a damper on brunch plans. Snow is a common occurrence here in the pseudo-South, but in places like Louisiana, it definitely doesn't happen often. So when it does, it's time to celebrate. And that's exactly what Da'Quan Bellard, ...
Louisiana higher education leaders are collectively asking the state's congressional delegation to take out several provisions in the GOP tax reform legislation that they argue would make college more expensive for students and place additional burdens on stressed school budgets. Story by Greater Baton ...
Another 68,000 are without power in the southern half of Mississippi, utilities say, and nearly 63,000 customers are without power in southeast Louisiana. Alabama Power Co. says 39,000 of its customers lacked power early Friday evening across a broad swath of the state, although numbers for smaller ...
LSU Athletic Director Joe Alleva called it “disastrous” for college athletics. “We've raised the awareness and we're not alone,” Commissioner of Higher Education Joe Rallo says, noting many other universities and higher education groups throughout the country have also voiced concern. “There's been a ...
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Deacue Fields III has been named the new dean of the University of Arkansas' Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, pending approval by the UA System Board of Trustees. He is expected to begin his appointment in mid-May. Fields is currently professor and ...
“We recognize the important role University Health Conway in Monroe and University Health in Shreveport, as well as the stabilization of the LSU Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, play in preserving health care, medical education and research for the citizens of North Louisiana. "It is clear from ...
Louisiana's legislative auditor says he hopes to complete a review of the state government policies for handling sexual-misconduct allegations before the ... led the review said the university system didn't cooperate, making it difficult to determine if the allegations had merit, according to news media reports.
Those Louisiana legislators who believe a constitutional convention will be ... our college graduates will find unprecedented job opportunities at home, ... in colleges and universities in the region and throughout Louisiana.
It's no secret that state funding for Louisiana higher education has ... Despite rising tuition prices, more students are enrolled in University of Louisiana System institutions. ... In 2008, the graduation rate for Louisiana's public universities was a ... According to the website PayScale's College Salary Report for ...
Kyle Duncan, nominated for a New Orleans-based federal appeals court, is a graduate of Louisiana State University. Pictured: LSU Tigers fans ...
OnlineColleges.com ranked the top online colleges in Louisiana based ... Here are the top 10 colleges and universities in Louisiana and their ...
The effort will be led primarily by LSU, the University of New Orleans, Delgado Community College and Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond. ... as a state higher education network that is willing to work with DXC on job training. "Obviously, there are many universities across the U.S. that would ...
The Cincinnati Bearcats women's basketball team looks to improve their mark to 2-1 this Wednesday night at 7 PM against the Southeastern ...
The University of Louisiana System Board of Supervisors named Jay Clune president of the Thibodaux-based university on Tuesday.
NEW ORLEANS, LA — The University of the Holy Cross in New Orleans will ... It will be the first college dorm ever built in the section of New ...
The Board of Supervisors of the University of Louisiana System is ... He was picked over John Doucet, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences ...
Two private universities and four nonprofit groups in New Orleans are to ... grant was announced Monday at Xavier University of Louisiana.
A college museum in Louisiana is kicking off a new series of outdoor ... at Southern Methodist University and spent decades in those fields.
Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond will host a state prison parole ... The university says in a news release that its College of Arts, ...
A spokeswoman for Louisiana State University says three workers were injured when an "electrical issue" sparked a fire that prompted the ...
ULM hosts forum "Higher Education: The Future of Louisiana" ... come here and assist the university is offering high value degrees," says Stockley. ... "If these universities aren't getting enough for a future investment and then ...
University spokesman Will Sutton identified the victims as ... have been held as usual at the historically black college in northern Louisiana, ...
Monquiarious Caldwell, left, and Earl Andrews, right, were killed on the Grambling State University campus Wednesday. (Facebook).
Here's a look at what coaches at Louisiana public universities get paid. ... Here's how much Louisiana college leaders get paid. Nearly all LSU head ... In the University of Louisiana System, the highest-paid coach was UL Lafayette's football Coach Mark Hudspeth, who made more than $1 million a year.
You can still find a “good” job in Louisiana even if you don't have a college degree, according to a new report from Georgetown University's Center of Education and Workforce. Louisiana is among 23 states where the number of good jobs for workers without a bachelor's degree increased between 1991 ...
Louisiana's top college board intends to hire the state's next higher education commissioner in April. Nov. 29, 2017, at ... The commissioner oversees policy governing Louisiana's 38 public colleges, their 217,000 students and the financing formula that divvies up state dollars to campuses. ___. Information ...


 

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