“Start Smart: 10 Essential Learnings for Kids before They Start School” By Gloria S. Camp, retired educator and former Citizen columnist, is now available at Blessings Book Store, 110 Splane Drive, West Monroe. It will be soon be available at other sites.
The Ouachita Parish Public Library plans to give away free books to children who complete a literary scavenger hunt during the last week of October.
Dr. Steve Martin, director of the physician assistant program at Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi, recently welcomed 36 new students, including two local students.
Sterlington High School teacher Margaret “Maggie” Acree was recently named one of the recipients of President Trump’s Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).
The state Department of Education is partnering with the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (GOHSEP) and parish emergency management directors to ensure students and educators have the personal protective equipment (PPE) they need to begin the new school year.
James Boldin, D.M.A., Associate Professor of Music in the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts, has been appointed publications editor for the International Horn Society. Boldin’s appointment is the result of an international search.
Officials at four private schools in Ouachita Parish — Geneva Academy, Northeast Baptist School, Jesus the Good Shepherd Catholic School and St. Frederick High School — say their students are expected to resume classroom studies this fall.
Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC) has created new opportunities to help students get to class this fall as the COVID-19 outbreak continues to disrupt normal schedules and routines.
The Boys and Girls Clubs of North Louisiana is joining forces with Healthy Blue for its annual back-to-school supply giveaway on Friday, July 24 from 2-5 p.m., in an effort to help jumpstart the students’ upcoming school year. The drive-through event will take place at the West Monroe club, …
As the University of Louisiana Monroe prepares to welcome students for the Fall 2020 semester, information is being provided regarding course delivery methods and safety measures implemented in response to COVID-19.
In 2018, Congress tripled federal funding for student-parents, and that year the University of Louisiana Monroe received its first Child Care Access Means Parents in School (CCAMPIS) grant of more than $122,000.
The faculty of Northeast Baptist School proudly announces Kallan Grace Mulhearn, Kamrin Skye Gregor and MacAaron Allen Owen as their 2019-2020 school representatives for Mr. and Misses NBS.
Growing up on a rural Louisiana farm where his father worked as manager, Van McGraw believed education and hard work would open opportunities for his life.
Camile Currier, Vice President for Student Affairs, retired from the University of Louisiana Monroe on June 30, after spending more than 50 years at ULM, beginning as a student in 1969.
University of Louisiana Monroe Associate Professor Mkay Bonner, Ph.D., Licensed Industrial Organizational Psychologist, has received the Louisiana Psychological Association 2020 Psychology in the Public Interest award.
Several students at University of Louisiana-Monroe were recently inducted into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
“The phones are ringing off the hook!” is what’s going on in the “war room” at Ace’s Place in Sandel Hall. Student workers are answering the phones Monday through Friday, fielding hundreds of calls a week, mainly from other students needing help.
Jeffrey Anderson, Ph.D., who teaches history at the University of Louisiana-Monroe, recently received an esteemed Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program award to teach American History in Slovakia in fall 2020 and spring 2021.
OXFORD, Miss. — Several local students were recently named to the University of Mississippi, or Ole Miss, Spring 2020 Honor Roll lists, including Dean’s Honor Roll and Chancellor’s Honor Roll.
JACKSON, Tenn. — Five hundred ninety-five students graduated from Union University after the spring semester ended May 14, including Orlean Patterson, of Monroe, who obtained a doctorate in Pharmacy.
University of Louisiana Monroe Assistant Professor of English Will Rogers, Ph.D., has received a prestigious ATLAS grant — Awards to Louisiana Artists and Scholars — from the Louisiana Board of Regents.
In his final commencement address Saturday, retiring University of Louisiana Monroe President Nick J. Bruno, Ph.D., announced the Spring 2020 class overcame the challenges of a semester disrupted by COVID-19 to set an institutional record.
The University of Louisiana Monroe has hosted a robust student orientation program, PREP – Preview, Registration, and Enrollment Program, for many years. Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and social distancing measures in place, this year’s PREP will be split into two parts: PREP Ad…
Amy Weems, Ed.D., assistant professor at the University of Louisiana Monroe School of Education in the College of Arts, Education, and Sciences, has been named to the advisory council of the economic recovery task force assessing the needs of Northeast Louisiana.
To honor the Spring 2020 graduates of the University of Louisiana Monroe, a Virtual Recognition Ceremony will be held online beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 16.
When the COVID-19 health crisis sent students and educators home in March, K-12 educators skilled at teaching face-to-face in traditional classroom settings suddenly found themselves faced with the challenges of a transition to virtual, or online teaching.
The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
Several local students were among more than 5,400 candidates for graduation in the Class of 2020 at the University of Mississippi, or “Ole Miss,” during a live, virtual celebratory event on May 9.
A local organization is working to recognize the accomplishments of area high school graduates with giveaways to students and a live podcast every day next week.
Musicians hear differently because they listen differently. Through years of training, their brains become wired to discern nuances in tone and pitch that most people don’t hear.
Louisiana’s public colleges and universities will receive $147.1 million through the federal CARES Act, the U.S. Department of Education says.
Lisa Van Hoose, Ph.D., Director of the Doctor of Physical Therapy program at the University of Louisiana Monroe, has been named to Gov. John Bel Edwards Louisiana COVID-19 Health Equity Task Force. She will serve on the Health Disparities and Research subcommittee, which provides research a…
The University of Louisiana System Board has approved the University of Louisiana Monroe’s request to recognize the dedication of former Louisiana State Rep. Charles R. McDonald, Ed.D., and the late Emily Williamson.
Armed with crucial data on the April 12 tornado collected by the University of Louisiana Monroe Doppler weather radar and other instruments, Todd Murphy, Ph.D., program coordinator in Atmospheric Science, acted quickly to apply for a National Science Foundation Rapid Response Research (RAPID…
The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System approved an agreement between The Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine and the University of Louisiana System that recognizes the quality undergraduate education provided by the nine member institutions and prioritizes Sys…
Nursing is the hands-on, face-to-face interaction between healthcare professionals and patients. Nursing students learn the practices and procedures of patient care during “clinicals” – the hours they work in hospitals and healthcare facilities.
Several locals studying at the University of Louisiana-Monroe were recently initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.
For many, there was an exceptional teacher in high school who we remember as clearly as if they’d stepped out of a dusty yearbook and into our lives today.
Scott and Mandy Crain were taking their daily walk around Frenchman’s Bend Road one random T… Read more
Minutes after West Ouachita defeated Northwood (Lena) 48-0, the dread set in for West Ouachi… Read more
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