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Today, one would not have needed to look far to find hopeful and determined graduates at the University of Louisiana at Monroe's fall Commencement Ceremony. Fant-Ewing Coliseum was filled with young men and women, ready to embark on the next chapter of their lives.
Graduate students within the University of Louisiana at Monroe's College of Pharmacy, recently won several awards for their research and presentations. The students hail from the Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences pursuing advanced degrees in pharmacy.
The Louisiana Small Business Development Center, hosted by the University of Louisiana at Monroe and the Louisiana Healthcare Education Coalition are joining forces to educate small businesses about the Affordable Care Act.
At 10 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 7, at the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Fant-Ewing Coliseum, ULM President Dr. Nick J. Bruno will award 647 degrees at ULM's Fall 2013 Commencement Ceremony. Graduates from the 2013 summer class will also receive their degrees.
The Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE) awarded the regional post-secondary Technology Teacher of the Year for northeastern Louisiana to Paul Karlowitz, a University of Louisiana at Monroe associate professor of aviation and management.
In Caldwell Hall on the University of Louisiana at Monroe campus, occupational therapy students are giving the term "distance learning" a brand new meaning. These students from across the south are enjoying the benefits of ULM's newest hybrid program.
Dr. Joni Henry Noble, associate professor of art at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, was recently accepted in The Big Easel Juried Art Competition. The competition will take place in May 2014 in Lafayette. Ahead of the competition, Noble's work will be on exhibit at The Lounge Gallery in Lafayette in March and April, 2014.
For many students at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, travelling home for Thanksgiving is a difficult feat. For those students--many of them from countries around the world--the ULM campus ministries Thanksgiving feast provides a safe and family-like environment during the holiday.
Just in time for the holiday season, the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Annual Art Sale will begin Monday, Dec. 2, and run through Friday, Dec. 6. Varied works of art from ULM School of Visual and Performing Arts students, faculty, and alumni will be on display and on sale from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily in Bry Art Gallery.
Officials in the English Department at the University of Louisiana at Monroe honored the winners of the Freshman Essay Contest during a special ceremony at the ULM Library. The essay contest is held in conjunction with ULM's Summer Reading program, which is designed to introduce first-year students to intellectual exchange at ULM.
KEDM Public Radio, 90.3 FM--housed at the University of Louisiana at Monroe--is one of 26 National Public Radio (NPR) member stations selected to participate in a pilot program to demonstrate the delivery of emergency alerts to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in the Gulf Coast states.
Three students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe Department of Art recently had their works accepted into the Delta National Small Prints Exhibition (DNSPE) at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas. Sara Beth Howard of Lake Providence, Ben Bennett of Oak Grove, and Danielle Gurgiolo of Monroe were selected for the 2014 exhibition.
Beginning at 5:30 p.m., on Tuesday, Nov. 26, the annual Holidays at ULM celebration will take place on the University of Louisiana at Monroe campus. This year, the campus tree has found a new home in front of Brown Hall, facing DeSiard Street.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe School of Visual and Performing Arts recently named Dr. James Layfield as the Emy-Lou Biedenharn Endowed Chair in Music, and Dr. Mel Mobley as the new Emy-Lou Biedenharn Endowed Professor in Music. The two endowments will allow the professors to expand their research within their field.
Graduating students within the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) masters degree program earned yet another 100 percent passage rate on the fall 2013 Praxis exit exam. The students are set to graduate in December, marking the seventh consecutive semester of perfect scores for the program.
University of Louisiana at Monroe associate professor of communication, Dr. Bette J. Kauffman, recently traveled to her alma mater, the University of Pennsylvania, to attend the opening of an exhibit where her now famous post-Katrina photography is displayed. "WATERLINE: make levees, not war," is featured at the Burrison Gallery in Pennsylvania.
Students, faculty, and staff from the University of Louisiana at Monroe gathered in the ULM Conference Center to honor the veterans who are part of the ULM family. Major General Glenn H. Curtis spoke to a crowded room, and thanked the veterans for their service.
For Dr. Allison Wiedemeier-- an assistant professor of biology at the University of Louisiana at Monroe--excellence through education has become a standard, and after winning her second teaching award this year, Wiedemeier is poised to become a leader in progressive classroom techniques. Wiedemeier's most recent accomplishment came at the annual Accent on Excellence ceremony, where she was named as an Outstanding Educator in Ouachita Parish.
Sponsored by the University of Louisiana at Monroe Office of Career Connections and the ULM Veterans Day Committee, an event to honor the military service of ULM faculty, staff, and students will be held at 10 a.m., on Wednesday, Nov. 13, in Scott Plaza near the ULM Library.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe College of Business received the University Entrepreneurship Advocacy Award from the Association of Small Business and Entrepreneurship (ASBE). This award is given to the university that is most supportive of entrepreneurship and is creating an environment for advancing free enterprise and small business.