East Texas siblings find another home in Louisiana Christian University

 By Sierra Boudreaux, Wildcats Media  They say everything is bigger in Texas, but the three Woods siblings might disagree. They found their college home in small town Louisiana.  The mysterious ways of the Lord and a dedicated father brought Krissa, Jonathan and Jaycee Woods, and they say the Louisiana Christian University campus community and welcoming…

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LCU professor makes animals, trash appealing in Art Festival

 Goats and rabbits and sheep? Oh my!  Louisiana Christian University Art Professor WangLing Chou gets lots of variation on that exclamation from her students who may find themselves on any given day creating pottery while a goat nibbles on their shoelaces.  Recently, she began doing “goat ceramics,” and it’s gotten some buzz around campus.  There’s…

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Louisiana Christian University holds 167th Commencement Exercises

 Congresswoman Julia Letlow delivered a message centered on hope and faith, as the commencement speaker for the first graduating class from Louisiana Christian University.  Louisiana Christian University achieved university status in the fall of 2021.  LCU conferred 249 degrees – 171 undergraduate and 78 graduate –at its 167th Commencement Exercises Saturday.  “You have proven yourselves…

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LCU staff receives Crisis Intervention Training to better serve students

Representatives from Central Louisiana Human Services District held a Youth Crisis Intervention Training Friday at Louisiana Christian University to train staff in Student Services on how to better assist students in crisis situations. The day-long session covered topics related to the adolescent brain and mental health, and how to de-escalate situations, including suicidal threats, that…

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LCU signs articulation agreement with CLTCC for new 4-year degree

Louisiana Christian University signed an articulation agreement Friday with Central Louisiana Technical Community College for a new Bachelor of Applied Science Degree. LCU President Dr. Rick Brewer and CLTCC Chancellor Jimmy Sawtelle  signed the agreement creating a pathway for CLTCC graduates to attend LCU to complete their final two years of study to earn a…

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Graduating seniors share lessons learned at LCU

   Louisiana Christian University will confer 249 degrees – 171 undergraduate and 78 graduate – Saturday at its 167th Commencement Exercises.  Many of these students have already decided on what’s next on their journey.  Trinity Foster, of Deville, will be graduating with a degree in biology and chemistry, and has been accepted into LSU Dental…

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Three Lafayette siblings follow in family’s legacy—for third time

By Phoebe Lim, Wildcats Media Three is a magic number.  Nowhere is this truer than Louisiana Christian University, where the Thompson trio are. LCU has had a lot of graduates over its 116 years in Pineville.  Sometimes, generations of the same family attend LCU, and this is the case with the Thompson siblings. The three…

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NOBTS AND LCU ANNOUNCE PARTNERSHIP INVOLVING MDIV, MBA, AND MSW DEGREES

By GARY D. MYERS on TUESDAY, APRIL 19, 2022 Officials from Louisiana Christian University (LCU) and New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary (NOBTS) signed a historical partnership agreement April 13. The partnership re-affirms transfer options for LCU graduates who study in the NOBTS Accelerated Master of Divinity program (M.Div.) established in 2019. The new agreement offers NOBTS students…

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LCU recognizes outstanding students at Honors Convocation

Two faculty recognized with endowed professorships  Louisiana Christian University held its 61st Annual Honors Convocation Thursday, recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of students in academics and athletics. In addition two faculty were recognized with endowed professorships.  Student awards are listed below by department: Art Central Louisiana Ad Club Scholarship Award Nathaniel Madrid of Alexandria Grady Harper…

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LCU students earn summer science experiences at Southern Miss.

Two Louisiana Christian University science majors have earned highly competitive research experiences for undergraduates (REU) at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg this summer.  Joshua Poole, a sophomore pre-engineering with chemistry major of Lithia, Florida, will be doing his REU in the polymer science and engineering department. Ethan West, a junior chemistry major of…

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