Campus Awakening March 10-12

Campus Awakening March 10-12 Dr. Blake Newsom   Louisiana College’s Campus Awakening will feature Dr. Blake  Newsom, senior pastor of Dauphin Way Baptist Church in Mobile, Alabama. The daily gatherings occur in Louisiana College’s Guinn Auditorium at 11 a.m., March 10-12. “Dr. Newsom’s heart for students and for God will find an effective blend as…

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SEJC Winners

Wildcats Media/Debate win awards Louisiana College convergence media students participated in the 2020 Southeast Journalism Conference held Feb. 13-15 at the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. This year nearly 300 students from 31 colleges and universities across the Southeast participated in 15 on-site competitions and heard from Pulitzer-prize winning photojournalist Ted Jackson and…

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3 + 1 Ed Program

Louisiana College launches innovative 3+1 Advanced Education Degree by Norm Miller PINEVILLE, La. (LCNews)—Louisiana College launched an innovative 3+1 plan that leads to two degrees in four years. The new Advanced Education Degree offers a bachelor’s degree in three years and a master’s in the fourth year. The Bachelor/Master of Teaching 3+1 pathway combines a…

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Innocence Lost

Our thanks to The Town Talk for permission to publish this article written by Melinda Martinez, who also supplied photos. INNOCENCE LOST: Child Holocaust survivor asks young people to remember atrocities By Melinda Martinez Alexandria Town Talk “When I do this and speak to people — young people like yourselves, it’s up to you. It’s up to…

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ROI on LC BA ranks 4th & 5th in LA

by Norm Miller A Bachelor’s degree from Louisiana College has the 4th highest return on investment (ROI) among private colleges in Louisiana and 5th highest among public schools offering BAs according to a Nov. 14 press release from Georgetown University. The release cites a report — “A First Try at ROI: Ranking 4,500 Colleges” —…

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LC’s TEACH marked by innovations and effectiveness

by Norm Miller The 2018 Board of Regents Fact Book reports that Louisiana College in Pineville leads  the state with the largest number of teachers alternatively prepared who earned highly effective ratings in both professional practice and student growth outcomes during 2014–2017. Dr. Amy Craig, Dean of Louisiana College’s School of Education, notes several reasons…

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RN-BSN @ $200/hr

Trustees approve online RN to BSN by Norm Miller Louisiana College’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved an online RN to BSN degree offered at one of the lowest hourly rates in CENLA. At $200 per credit hour for the degree, Louisiana College President Dr. Rick Brewer believes that “LC will soon help bridge the healthcare worker…

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Honoring the Hixsons

Members of the Hixson family standing by the historical marker are (left to right): Emma and Paul Hixson, and Lauren Hixson Phillips with John and Sheila Hixson. (Norm Miller photo) Hixson donors honored at Founders Day By Norm Miller Louisiana College honored Carroll and Elizabeth Hixson on its annual Founders Day celebration Oct. 24 by unveiling a…

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Student finds family & faith

Samantha Downey is a psychology major from Redondo Beach, California, and was heavily recruited to play collegiate softball. She chose LC because of the new challenge and a change of scene. Meeting the softball team allayed one apprehension Downey had: “I knew I’d be far from my family, but I’m still going to have family…

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President’s Leadership Award

Louisiana College trustees approve President’s Leadership Award by Norm Miller PINEVILLE, La. (LCNews)–Louisiana College’s Board of Trustees unanimously approved a scholarship called the President’s Leadership Award in their Oct. 28 meeting. Desiring to reward students who have demonstrated Christian character and leadership abilities, as well as academic skills, LC President Dr. Rick Brewer designed the…

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