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The state Department of Education recently released the names of 21 students selected as regional finalists in the state’s annual Students of the Year competition, including one student from eastern Ouachita Parish.

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 The University of Louisiana Monroe President’s Academy is a distinguished program for a select group of highly motivated high school students. Limited to only 65 students, President’s Academy provides real-world learning opportunities at local businesses and hospitals with professionals in …

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Military Officers Association of America, Louisiana Council of Chapters are accepting applications for the Lt. Col. Marvin T. Stewart Memorial Scholarship Award.

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Quanterecia Buckner, of Monroe, was recently added to the president’s list for the fall semester of 2019 at Minnesota State College Southeast in Red Wing and Winona, Minnesota.

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The University of Louisiana Monroe Cheerleading Team was named World Cup Champions at the Universal Cheerleading Association National Championship in Orlando, FL, at Disney World Jan. 17-19, 2020. 

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Earning a college degree online is more than taking a class or two. It is a commitment requiring the discipline to study and the mindset to succeed.

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Three locals recently earned their degree from Western Governors University, which is an online, non-profit university that held commencement ceremonies across the country.

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Ouachita Parish Schools recently celebrated its administrators, teachers and support staff during the 2019-20 Employees of Distinction Banquet.

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The University of Louisiana Monroe TRIO Programs Student Support Services hosted an open house on Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, for the Annual National First-Generation Celebration Day. The day recognizes the success of students, faculty and staff who are the first in their families to graduate from…

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The community enjoyed a tour last week of the new Wally Jones Golf Complex at the University of Louisiana-Monroe, named in honor of longtime ULM golf coach Wally Jones. Jones died Oct. 17, 2018, at the age of 90.

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Kris Evans of Union Christian Academy in Farmerville recently attended the 2019 Semper Fidelis All-American Program Battles Won Academy, July 11-15, in the District of Columbia. 

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The University of Louisiana Monroe is partnering with Chase in welcoming 250 eighth grade young men from Monroe City Schools to the #BROS4Life Educational Retreat on Friday, Nov. 1, 2019.

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The Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE) recently approved a new training pathway to equip both college and career-bound high school students interested in pursuing a career in education with the knowledge and skills needed to find success upon graduation.

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Life, like paint on an artist’s palette, is made of layers that bind and blend to create a mosaic of colored experiences. In this story, the layers are of time – time that was and the time that is.

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To assist University of Louisiana Monroe undergraduate students whose lives have been affected by cancer, the Louisiana Cancer Foundation has created a $50,000 endowed scholarship for cancer survivors, those undergoing treatment or with cancer in their immediate family which has led to finan…

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Lauren Owen of West Monroe was one of 40 students that received a white coat from the College of Pharmacy at Harding University. The ceremony represents the educational transition from the general studies of the undergraduate level to professional pharmacy education.

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U.S. Air Force Airman Yatavion J. Franklin graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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U.S. Air Force Airman Deandrew J. Johnson graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

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Terry and Susan Duke have established the Terry M. Duke Endowed Scholarship for Risk Management and Insurance with a $25,000 donation to the ULM Foundation. The RMI Program, ranked No. 9 in the nation, is in the University of Louisiana Monroe College of Business and Social Sciences. Announce…

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Ouachita Christian School, a private school on U.S. Hwy 165 in Monroe, recently installed a WeatherSTEM Station.

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Editor’s Note: NASA astronaut Serena Auñón-Chancellor visits Louisiana Tech University’s campus in Ruston on Sept. 24 to kick off the school’s 2019-20 New Frontiers in Biomedical Research Series at 6 p.m. in Howard Auditorium. To highlight her visit, Louisiana Tech alum George Levert spoke a…

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How to best address the needs and improve the lives of the senior population of Northeast Louisiana resulted in a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Louisiana Monroe and Northeast Delta Human Services Authority signed on Aug. 21, 2019.

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The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Education is partnering with three area school districts with an initiative to encourage and guide students at four high schools toward careers as teachers. 

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