University of Louisiana at Monroe

The University of Louisiana Monroe hosted a University Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Forum from 6-7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, June 9, 2020, at Fant-Ewing Coliseum.<

The university invited students, faculty, staff, and the public to attend and share ideas on how to accelerate diversity and inclusion at the university.

Cory Crowe

Seven semifinalists have been named to be the next president of the University of Louisiana at Monroe, including three current Louisiana administrators.

Dr. Edwin Litolff Named ULM Interim President

May 12, 2020
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UPDATE:

The University of Louisiana System board named Dr. Edwin Litolff interim president of the University of Louisiana at Monroe.  The meeting was streamed live on the UL System YouTube Channel on Tuesday morning. 

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Friday, The University of Louisiana Monroe Art Program will begin to auction off medical masterpieces. Students in the program started with a blank canvas, medical masks donated by an art alumnus. The students used dyes and paints to transform the masks into wearable masterpieces.

 "Mask Up - A Wearable Masterpiece" will be an online opportunity to support ULM's Art Society, the Delta Alpha Chapter of Kappa Pi. 25 art students created two masks each. 

 

ULM Food Pantry Open To Help Students

Apr 2, 2020
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The University of Louisiana Monroe student food pantry remains open despite the ULM activity center’s closure due to COVID-19. The food pantry hours have been adjusted to noon-3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Students can knock at the front door to enter or call 318-342-5305.

The food is from the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana. It is available to all ULM students, with a valid ID, at no cost.

The food pantry started this semester, and at that time, students could come in and get what they needed.

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The University of Louisiana at Monroe is transitioning all classses online beginning Thursday, March 19. The move follows a cancellation of all face-to-face classes for Monday, March 16, through Wednesday, March 18.

ULM President Nick Bruno released a letter to students, faculty and staff, providing updated information on preparations to slow the spread of coronavirus.

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University of Louisiana at Monroe President Dr. Nick Bruno has announced his intention to retire June 30, 2020.

In a letter to faculty, staff, and supporters. Bruno writes that today ULM is known as a medical science center. He writes that the next opportunities for the University "will take several years of coordination and commitment to be realized," and that he cannot commit the additional time required to do so.

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90.3 KEDM Public Radio will broadcast the "Holidays at ULM" concert. The recorded program will air on Thursday, December 19 at 2 p.m. and on Christmas Day,  December 25 at 2 p.m.

The University of Louisiana Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts Wind Ensemble, Choir, and small ensembles are featured in this festive holiday program hosted by KEDM News Director Cory Crowe. 

The performance includes traditional and non-traditional holiday tunes, featuring two unique arrangements by Monroe native composer Julie Giroux and an old-fashioned Christmas sing-a-long. 

University of Louisiana-Monroe

The Gerontology Program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe plays a critical role in providing education and community outreach services to North Louisiana, according to ULM Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Alberto Ruiz.  With the rapid aging of the American population, higher education programs in Gerontology become crucial to address the needs of a changing society.

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