Cory Crowe / KEDM

The University of Louisiana Monroe announced Tuesday, April 2, 2019, that it would provide healthcare screenings and education events to citizens in Union, Morehouse, Richland, East Carroll, West Carroll, Tensas, Madison and Bienville parishes for the next three years thanks to a $96,679 grant from the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation.

Emerald McIntyre / ULM Photo Services

The University of Louisiana Monroe FemHawks and the Sexual Assault Response Team of Ouachita Parish will sponsor the annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes on Wednesday, April 10. The 1-mile walk’s purpose is to bring awareness to sexual assault and domestic violence while creating gender solidarity. Registration is at 3:30 p.m. in the quad and the walk starts at 4 p.m.  Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is an international men’s march to advocate against sexual violence.

‘Hope Walks Here’ Works for Suicide Awareness

Mar 26, 2019

Amanda Coker, an adjunct instructor at the Kitty Degree School of Nursing, recently realized the lack of suicide prevention resources in northeast Louisiana and decided to make a change.

She is directing the area’s first “Hope Walks Here” suicide prevention walk at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, working with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention to help stop suicides in the community.

The walk will be held on April 13, at the ULM Activity Center at 8 a.m. The event is free to the public and donations will be accepted.


The University of Louisiana at Monroe is seeking reaccreditation through the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, or SACSCOC for short. ULM developed the Quality Enhancement Plan to help improve student learning and reaffirm their accreditation.

Dan Century/flickr.com / https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/

The College of Arts, Education, and Sciences at the University of Louisiana Monroe is hosting the Spring 2019 Art Crawl at several campus locations on Thursday, February 28, from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition in the CAES Dean’s Conference Room will honor ULM’s 50th anniversary as a university.

Admission is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided.

Cory Crowe / KEDM

KEDM has been named as a finalist for multiple awards in the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors contest.

KEDM News and Public Affairs Director Cory Crowe was named a finalist for 

"Best News Anchor" in Louisiana - Mississippi. The award recogonizes a composite of  "Live" work by a broadcast news anchor.

ULM Photo Services

The City of Monroe, the University of Louisiana Monroe, and Grambling State University have been awarded a grants which will further the university’s dedication to being a good steward of the environment.

ULM received a $179,830 grant on Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, from Public Service Commissioner Foster Campbell.

The grant will fund installation of high-efficiency LED lights in some ULM buildings.

“These improvements will lower electric bills by thousands of dollars,” Campbell said.

The Office of  University of Louisiana Monroe Online Master's in Counseling has been recognized as one of the top 20 programs in the country, according to Human ServicesEdu.org. The ULM Online program is a Master of Science in Counseling with a concentration in Clinical Mental Health Counseling.

America The Beautiful

Jan 29, 2019

The United States Band of the West will be in Brown auditorium on ULM's campus at 7 PM, January 29. This is a family friendly band and a free event. Doors will open at 6 PM for all of the community. The United States Air Force presents "America the Beautiful" with patriotic music from 5 centuries.

What many don't know is that some jobs in the Air Force include playing an instrument along with other duties. Like other places, the Air Force requires an audition for the process. These people play at shows like this one and other important events. 

Emerald McIntire / ULM Photo Services

A recent study found the University of Louisiana Monroe contributed $566.8 million to the Northeast Louisiana* economy in Fiscal Year 2017-2018.

Conducted for ULM by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI), the compelling study shows how the university is unmatched in its positive impact to the students, the region and the state. The university supports a variety of businesses and it benefits society as an economic driver, among other contributions.