LC 2021 graduates offer inspiration, thoughts on their collegiate journey

By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, Pineville, LA (LC News) – Perhaps for the first time ever, a speaker quoted from the mediocre movie “High School Musical 3” in a college commencement address. In his challenge to the 2021 graduating class at Louisiana College Saturday, Student Government Association President Terrell Phillips told the graduates to “always be…

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Robinson ‘followed God’s call,’ earns degree at Louisiana College at 71

By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, When Mary Robinson came to Louisiana College in 2016, she had already experienced a full lifetime of professional and personal accomplishments—as a teacher, an ordained minister, a mother and grandmother—the Peabody Montessori elementary teacher was happy with the challenges God had placed before her. But the Lord knew Mary was up…

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Louisiana College holds 166th Commencement

Students from Class of 2020 also recognized U.S. Congressman Mike Johnson told the Louisiana College Class of 2021 graduates that there were “only a handful of institutions in America where God could be honored” the way he was at the Louisiana Baptist Convention college’s 166th Commencement Saturday at the Rapides Coliseum. In his commencement address,…

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LC to hold commencement for class of 2021 at Coliseum May 8

Class of 2020 invited to participate after COVID sidelined their ceremony By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, Pineville, LA (LC News) – Louisiana College will confer degrees on 244 graduates Saturday, May 8 at 10 a.m. at the Rapides Parish Coliseum in Alexandria. One-hundred eighty undergraduates and 64 graduate students from December and May will receive their…

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Former Gov. Jimmie Davis to be honored with historical marker at alma mater

By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, Pineville, LA (LC News) — Louisiana College will unveil a historical marker in honor of the late two-time governor of the State of Louisiana, Jimmie Davis, in a public ceremony May 7. The musician-turned-politician, Davis served as the governor from 1944-1948 and again from 1960-1964. Perhaps his most lasting legacy, however,…

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