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Along with donor Eric Liew, and his wife Linda Pruett, University of Louisiana at Monroe officials broke ground on the newest privately-funded project for the university--the international student center.
In a recently released ranking of the "50 Great Affordable College Towns in the U.S.," Monroe--home of the University of Louisiana at Monroe--is ranked at number 33 in the nation, alongside the likes of Nashville, Tenn.; Boise, Idaho; and South Bend, Ind.
Since 1983, the Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA)--headquartered in Baton Rouge--has held the Louisiana Nursing Home Senior Olympics. Over 365 nursing home residents representing more than 25 nursing facilities across the state will come together for games, competition, and socialization at the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Fant-Ewing Coliseum, beginning at 8:30 a.m., on Friday, Aug. 1.
Members of the University of Louisiana at Monroe's St. Jude fundraising organization, "Up 'til Dawn" (UTD), have spent the bulk of their summer raising funds for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
The Northeast Louisiana Business and Community Development Center (NLBCDC) at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, seeks to advance entrepreneurship and to support economic and community development in the northeast Louisiana Delta region, offering business owners resources and services designed to support and sustain a successful business.
Melinda F. Matthews, University of Louisiana at Monroe Interlibrary Loan/Reference Librarian recently wrote a book review of "Maureen O'Hara: A Biography," by Aubrey Malone, published in Southeastern Librarian vol. 62 no. 2.
Clifford Tresner, associate professor of art at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, has been chosen to present works at two Louisiana exhibitions this summer.
Dr. Judy Fellows, associate dean for the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will serve as the Program Chair for the 69th annual National Conference of Academic Deans (NCAD) in July 2015, hosted by the University of Central Arkansas (UCA).
For over 35 years, Twin City Ballet Company (TCB) and the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Visual and Performing Arts have joined together to host the annual Summer Dance Intensive.
John "J.P." Pierce began his education at the University of Louisiana at Monroe in the fall of 1972 by pursuing a degree in pre-law. After one year in the program, Pierce realized that he wanted to take a different path.
Faculty and students from the University of Louisiana at Monroe's radiologic technology program recently attended the 57th Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists (LSRT) in New Orleans.
Due to the threat of inclement weather, the University of Louisiana at Monroe's Alumni Association will now host its inaugural Bayou Bash event from 5-7 p.m., on Saturday, July 19, at ULM's Fant-Ewing Coliseum, located on Northeast Drive on the ULM campus.
Dr. Krishna Bista, assistant professor of education in the University of Louisiana at Monroe's School of Education, has published the 2014 edition of the "Journal of International Students"-- a print and online peer-reviewed publication on international higher education, with a focus on international student affairs.
Melinda F. Matthews, ULM Interlibrary Loan/Reference Librarian, wrote a book review of "Saying No to Bullying" by Louise Spilsburg and Mike Gordon.
Robin Chapman Cox, a native of Rocky Branch, put her education on hold to become a wife and mother in 1991. When she decided to again pursue her dream of a college degree, she took the non-traditional route through the University of Louisiana at Monroe's online platform, eULM.
The University of Louisiana at Monroe's Fishing Team is preparing to send eight men to the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship Tournament from July 31- Aug. 2, at the Chatuge Reservoir in Young Harris, Georgia, to compete for cash and prizes.
The President's Academy at the University of Louisiana at Monroe has been a highlight of the summer for the past three years. The academy--envisioned by ULM President Dr. Nick J. Bruno--invites high ability high school students to the ULM campus for a week full of university and career immersion.
University of Louisiana at Monroe alum, Dr. Stephen Bell, professor of sociology at the College of the Ozarks in Point lookout Mo., was recently named one of NerdScholar's top "40 under 40: Professors who Inspire."
Phillip Ellis of Bernice--a 2009 University of Louisiana at Monroe criminal justice graduate--was recently awarded with a 2014-2015 Merit Scholarship from the Mississippi College School of Law (MC Law).
The Workforce and Innovation for a Stronger Economy (WISE) Plan was created by state education and legislative officials to increase investments in higher education in Louisiana. The structure of the plan allows schools like the University of Louisiana at Monroe to earn extra funds on a competitive, performance-based scale.