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Search Committee Formed For La Delta Chancellor

Nov 19, 2020
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The Louisiana Community and Technical College System (LCTCS) Board of Supervisors announced the Chancellor Search Committee for the next Chancellor of Louisiana Delta Community College (LDCC). The goal of the comprehensive national search is to identify the best fit for LDCC moving forward. The search committee represents the diverse cultural composition of the greater Monroe and Northeast Louisiana region and includes representation of the college's broad stakeholder group.

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An agreement between the University of Louisiana Monroe and the Federal Aviation Administration commits the university to develop students skilled enough in drone technology to be ready for the workforce upon graduation. 

ULM is one of fewer than 100 two- and four-year institutions to join the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Collegiate Training Initiative, a collaborative effort begun earlier this year by the FAA. ULM officials signed an official memorandum of agreement in October. 

The six semifinalists for the University of Louisiana at Monroe presidency visit campus the week of August 18 – 20 for constituency meetings and search committee interviews.

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Teachers and students will have to wear face coverings as much as possible. Schools will be limited to visitors. And classrooms for young students could become the equivalent of a one-room schoolhouse. Those provisions are included in new coronavirus regulations for Louisiana schools approved Tuesday by the state’s top school board.

Louisiana Students Of The Year

Jun 23, 2020
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The Louisiana Department of Education today named the 2020 Students of the Year and honored all 21 regional finalists for the prestigious award during a virtual ceremony. 

The overall winners, one student from the elementary, middle and high school grades, were selected based on criteria that measure academic achievement, leadership skills, character, and for the first time this year, their career and technical education achievements.

In response to statewide school closures to curb the spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19), the Louisiana Department of Education today released

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University of Louisiana Monroe President Nick J. Bruno, Jr., Ph.D., released a letter to the students, faculty and staff, providing information on the university’s preparations for the spread of coronavirus.

The president’s letter is as follows:

I want to keep you updated on the latest information regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its impact to campus.

Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center detailed plans outlining the initial phases of providing cancer education, prevention and screening services to the Delta Region of Louisiana, thanks to a three-year grant from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation.

The more than $600,000 investment will serve a 12-parish area, officially kicking off with a check presentation and meetings aimed at gaining feedback from community members about cancer early detection needs in the area.

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The Early Head Start program provides services to improve early childhood development and prepare parents to be self-sufficient.

Early Head Start (EHS) is administered by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Administration for Children and Families and the Office of Headstart that provides family-centered services for low-income families with very young children.

ULM Hosts Seminar On The Impeachment Process

Nov 13, 2019
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With impeachment proceedings underway in D.C., misinformation and questions have been circulating around the country. The University of Louisiana at Monroe Political Science Department will host a seminar, "Impeachment 1001," to teach about the process and answer questions from guests. 

ULM President Dr. Nick Bruno approached political science professors about hosting a class on the impeachment process for the community. Dr. Jessica Schofield, one of ULM's Political Science professors, thought this was a great idea.

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