Community Briefs March 8
Kristin Muldowney of Santa Rosa Beach, a psychology major, has been named to the Dean's List at Clemson University for the fall 2013 semester.
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Wed Mar 05, 2014
Korean college students visit LSMSA campus
Twenty-one Korean students from Guemgang University visited the Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts on Feb. 14 to see the "best school in Louisiana."
Mon Mar 03, 2014
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Monroe consultant supports $84 million entertainment venue
MONROE -- Monroe Mayor Jamie Mayo dropped two big surprises during the state of the city address Thursday: his plans to build a new arena, and that he is a distant cousin of A-list entertainer Jennifer Hudson.
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Commentary: Education is the gateway to middle class and more
Education pays. Harvard University's "Pathways to Prosperity" study found persons with a post-high school education will earn $1 million more over their lifetime than those with a high school diploma.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
ULM students honored by national organization
University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Education alumni Anthony Trombatore of Monroe and Kendra Slover of Vidalia recently were recognized by the National Association for Alternative Certification.
Chad McClurg serves ULM students at Baptist Collegiate Ministry
Chad McClurg knows the college years are some of the most formative in a young person's life, which is why he picked campus ministry to offer guidance and friendship for students on this journey.
Richardson - Knox
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Henry Jerral and Eleanor Glynn Davis of Baton Rouge and the late Glenn M. and Dorothy Richardson of Homer, La.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Lenten Fish Fry begins Friday
The 11th Annual Lenten Fish Fry at the Catholic Campus Ministry at the University of Louisiana at Monroe will kickoff Friday and will continue on Fridays, March 14, 21, March 28, April 4 and ending on April 11. "This is our primary fundraiser for the entire year as it helps to continue our mission of encouraging our students both academically and ... (more)
Thu Feb 27, 2014
ULM medical laboratory science professor presents at educators conference
Jessica Lasiter, assistant professor of medical laboratory scienceat the University of Louisiana at Monroe, presented at the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences 30th Annual Clinical Laboratory Educators Conference in San Jose, Calif.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Panel: Common Core is a paradigm shift
Educators talked frankly about the implementation of Common Core Standards and the state's readiness for the associated standardized testing Tuesday at a forum for business leaders and the community held at the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Pharmacy.
ULM to host International Food Fair
The University of Louisiana at Monroe's International Student Association and International Education Council will present the annual International Food Fair from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Monday, March 10, in Student Union Ballroom B and D on the second floor of the Student Union Building.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
ULM volunteer program donates blankets to Community Soup Kitchen
For the past two years, members of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Retired and Senior Volunteer Program -- part of ULM's Department of Gerontology -- donate lap blankets for elders in wheelchairs to the Community Soup Kitchen in Monroe.
NW La. lucky to have him
The old adage that "you don't know what you've got until it's gone" is unfortunately, too often true.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
FLW Podcast Episode 17
University of Louisiana-Monroe teammates Paul Clark and Brett Preuett proudly display their first-place trophies after capturing the 2013 FLW College Fishing National Championship.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
ULM chapter of Sigma Tau Delta announces winners of high school essay contest
The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Beta Zeta Chapter of Sigma Tau Delta -- the International English Honor Society -- recently announced the winners of its local high school writing competition for students throughout Ouachita Parish.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
Man found guilty on all counts in sex assault case
A 34-year-old Monroe man has been convicted in the rape of two women, including a University of Louisiana at Monroe student in January 2012.
Sun Feb 16, 2014
Jerry Hicks, a member of the Ouachita Parish School Board since 1994, was recently installed as the 4th District representative on the Louisiana School Board Association's board.
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Ceramicist's art exhibit on display at Northwestern State University gallery
Ratcliff is associate director of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana-Monroe and head of the ULM Department of Art.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
Higher education puts focus on future job needs
Local and state higher education representatives, community leaders and elected officials gathered Thursday at the University of Louisiana at Monroe to discuss current trends and the future for higher eduction during a community summit.
Pottery by guest artist Gary Ratcliff on exhibit at NSU
Northwestern State University's Department of Fine and Graphic Art is hosting an exhibition of work by ceramicist Gary Ratcliff, associate director of the School of Visual and Performing Arts at the University of Louisiana-Monroe and head of the ULM Department of Art.