LC holds first on-campus job fair for student employment

By Dr. Beth Clarke and Sierra Boudreaux Pineville, LA (LC News) – The newly established Center for Calling & Career at Louisiana College sponsored a job fair Monday for students seeking on-campus employment. This is the first event of its kind at LC and allowed interested students to apply for any of the 162 part-time…

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LC kicks off first week of classes with ‘The Awakening’

By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, Pineville, La (LC News) – Curtis “CZ” Zachery addressed Louisiana College Sunday night at “The Awakening” and challenged the incoming freshmen class to find their calling and be encouraged. Regardless of the situation, Jesus changes everything. Zackery is a member of the pastoral staff of Church of the City in Nashville,…

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Louisiana College launches Center for Calling and Career

By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, Pineville, LA (LC News) – It isn’t uncommon for college students to question their calling or not know what they want to “do” with their degrees –even sometimes as upperclassmen. This fall, Louisiana College launches a center for students seeking guidance on their future paths. The Center for Calling & Career…

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Wildcats expected to welcome largest class in LC history Aug. 12

By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, Pineville, LA (LC News) – Welcome Weekend to conclude with “The Awakening” featuring Curtis “CZ” Zackery, musical guests ROSE Factor, public invited More Wildcats than ever will be arriving on campus starting next Thursday, Aug. 12, as Louisiana College is expected to welcome its largest class in the institution’s 115-year history.…

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Young LC alums follow the Lord’s lead to Amazon and Pacific Northwest

By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, Pineville, LA (LC News) – From a college class of about 300 in small-town Louisiana, to working with Amazon to deliver smiles. Life since graduating from Louisiana College in 2018 has been nothing short of an adventure for Lake Charles’ natives Grant and Lauren (Hixson) Phillips. Grant and Lauren Phillips, both…

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MSW program at Louisiana College receives accreditation

By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke Pineville, LA (LC News) – Louisiana College’s Master of Social Work program has received accreditation from the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE). LC’s MSW program, one of the newer degrees at the college has been working through the three to four-year process of accreditation, which includes writing reports, site visits,…

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Letlow visits Louisiana College, says higher ed success equals state’s success

By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, Pineville, LA (LC News) – Louisiana College welcomed Congresswoman Julia Letlow to campus Thursday—her first visit since taking office in April. LC President Rick Brewer welcomed Letlow, along with some of her staff members, at a breakfast meeting where he shared campus updates and introduced LC administrators. Letlow recalled fondly how…

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LC convergence media students earn regional, national recognition

By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, Pineville, LA (LC News) – Louisiana College convergence media students took home top awards in two recent competitions—Society of Professional Journalists Diamond Awards and the National Religious Broadcasters intercollegiate competition. While this year’s awards were held virtually, COVID-19 didn’t stop the incredible work produced in 2020 by LC students in journalism…

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Louisiana College named one of most affordable programs for teachers

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By Dr. Elizabeth Clarke, Pineville, LA (LC News) – Louisiana College has been listed as one of the most affordable teacher-prep bachelor degree programs in the West South Central region of the U.S., which includes Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma by educationdegree.com. “LCs 3+1 advanced education program offers an excellent opportunity for students to earn…

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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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