Category Archives: Lsua News

LSUA Officials Take Part in Ice Bucket Challenge

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It’s the perfect weather for another ice bucket challenge.
This one at LSUA. University officials gather on the quad to do their bit for the ALS Foundation. It’s dedicated to fighting Lou Gehrig’s disease.
Chancellor Dan Howard, coaches and others are glad to do their part for the cause.
And nationally, leaders say it has raised more than [...]

LSUA Empty Space Players Announces 2014-2015 Season

Robert Harper, LSUA’s Director of Theatre and Empty Space Players, has announced ESP’s 2014-2015 season. This season will include two award-winning plays, a production of Doubt, A Parable, by John Patrick Shanley, and God of Carnage, by Jasmina Reza. Also included in the season will be two annual Open Mic Nights, one for Halloween and [...]

LSUA Receives Almost $3 Million Donation

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There’s some good news as the school year is about to begin for LSUA. The school is the recipient of a major gift. Almost three million dollars is being donated from the estate of Anne and John McCann.
McCann retired from the railroads, and his wife Anne was a homemaker.
The money will go to the LSUA [...]

Dual Enrollment Available at LSUA for High School Students

LSUA is offering dual enrollment that may fit in with the plans of some students who want a fast track for their college work.  Now is the time to inquire about how this program works.

Incoming students are also reminded that ROTC is now being offered at LSUA for the fall semester.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/18/14

Move-In Day at the Oaks Apartments at LSUA

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It’s move-in day at the Oaks Apartments on the campus of LSU of Alexandria. They started early this morning and continued all day.
Volunteers, staff and some faculty at the school have turned this into a resource day. Area businesses set up tables to advertise and familiarize students with their new surroundings.

Orientation has already been held [...]

Students May Now Register For ROTC Classes At LSUA

ALEXANDRIA, LA – LSUA students interested in participating in ROTC may now register for Military Science courses beginning this fall.
LSUA ROTC students will take Military Physical Fitness courses at the LSUA campus and all other ROTC courses will be taught on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Natchitoches at Northwestern State University of Louisiana.
Students may be eligible [...]

Incoming Freshman Attend Orientation at LSUA

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Freshmen are participating in time-honored tradition today at LSU of Alexandria: it’s orientation for the first-year students.
They’re learning their way around the campus, the course offerings, professors and the extra-curricular activities.
School officials are meeting with them and their parents to describe the many services offered to incoming students.

School starts on August 25th.
New to LSUA is [...]

LSUA to Offer Long-Requested Extracurricular Activities

Sports are growing at LSUA. The athletic director says the school is providing extracurricular activities the students have been requesting for a long time.

The school is about to offer a golf program combining men and women.
KLAX ABC 31 News 8/7/14

Ribbon Cutting Held for University Academy

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A ribbon cutting is held this morning for the new University Academy at LSUA.
This is a public private partnership between the university and a school that had been having financial problems. It will serve as a laboratory school for the education majors at LSUA.
And, the students at the University Academy will be able to earn [...]

As of Today Public Colleges, Universities Go Smoke-Free

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Today is the first day of no smoking at public colleges and universities. Teachers, students, staff and even visitors are being warned: light up, and you can be fined.
The Louisiana statehouse ordered all institutions of higher learning, and that includes the VO-Tech schools, to become tobacco-free by this date.
It even applies to workers who are [...]