For National Library Week from April 4-10, the Ouachita Parish Public Library is seeking to combat a decline in national literacy rates by sharing tips for caretakers involved in children’s lives.
A Louisiana Tech University faculty member was recently recognized with an award by the University of Louisiana System for their contributions to to the future of higher education.
Industrial Engineering graduate Emily Theriot knew from a young age that she wanted to pursue a career in a STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) field.
The University of Louisiana Monroe will offer a graduate certificate in Interprofessional Leadership in Healthcare beginning with the Fall 2021 semester.
The University of Louisiana Monroe Office of Marketing and Communications' creative work was recognized with eight awards, plus the first-time 2020 Humanitarian Award, by the Ad Club of NELA at the 55th Annual American Advertising Awards.
Monroe City School Board member Betty Ward-Cooper was recently recognized for exceeding the in-service training requirements of people serving as elected school board members in Louisiana.
The University of Louisiana Monroe announces LaWanna Gilbert-Bell, M.Ed., has been named director of the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research.
The state Department of Education released the names of 21 students selected as finalists in the state’s annual Students of the Year competition, including several students from Ouachita Parish Schools and Monroe City Schools.
Several locals were among more than 1,200 students at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, who were included on the dean’s list for grades achieved during the fall 2020 semester.
The Wind Ensemble of the University of Louisiana Monroe presents its first concert of the semester at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 25, 2021, in Brown Auditorium.
Thanks to the contributors and volunteers for the University of Louisiana Monroe and Louisiana Delta Community College MLK Day of Service, more than 3,000 meals will go to feed the hungry in the community.
The University of Louisiana Monroe and Louisiana Delta Community College are again partnering to assist a local community agency for MLK Day of Service on Monday, Jan. 18, 2021.
University of Louisiana Monroe alumnus Sheldon Jones, Richland Parish School District Superintendent, has received the Louisiana Association of School Superintendents highest honor, being named the 2021 Louisiana Superintendent of the Year. The award was announced at the association's fall c…
The Kitty Degree School of Nursing at the University of Louisiana Monroe has received 10-year reaccreditation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education for its undergraduate Bachelor of Science in Nursing and the graduate Master of Science in Nursing programs.
Keep Ouachita Parish Beautiful recently announced it received a clean-up supplies grant from Keep Louisiana Beautiful to help with litter prevention and beautification efforts in Ouachita Parish.
James Aulds of West Monroe was recently initiated into the honor society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation’s oldest and most selective all-discipline collegiate honor society.
The University of Louisiana Monroe will hold commencement ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020, in Fant Ewing Coliseum. Due to state regulations on the number of people who can be in the coliseum at one time, separate ceremonies for each college will be held throughout the day.
The University of Louisiana Monroe held a ceremony on Oct. 29 to officially rename the ULM Child Development Center the Emily Williamson Laboratory School.
The Louisiana Cancer Foundation (LCF) added another $10,000 donation for the continuing research by Paul Sylvester, Ph.D., of the University of Louisiana Monroe College of Pharmacy. Since 2005, LCF has contributed $137,500 to Sylvester’s breast cancer research.
A Blackhawk helicopter landed last week behind Malone Stadium to pick up a special group of University of Louisiana Monroe, Louisiana Tech, and Grambling students.
The Community Foundation of Acadiana (CFA) recently approved a grant proposal written by University of Louisiana Monroe School of Education instructor Molly Hill.
“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.
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