Category Archives: Lsua News

LSU Of Alexandria To Host College Goal Sunday

[ February 16, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – One of the biggest concerns about going to college is how to pay for it.  As a result, LSU of Alexandria is helping parents and students navigate the financial aid waters with College Goal Sunday.

The program’s goal is to help parents and students complete the first step of the financial aid process [...]

LSUA Spring 2014 Open House

[ February 25, 2014; 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. ] LSUA Spring 2014 Open House
Tuesday, February 25
9:30am-2:00pm
To register, please visit www.lsua.edu/admissions
Call 473-6417 for more information
Meet with academic departments and learn all about LSUA!

College Grad Sunday FAFSA Workshop

[ February 16, 2014; 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. ] College Grad Sunday FAFSA Workshop
Sunday, February 16, 2:00pm-4:00pm in the Brumfield Caffey Annex Ballroom at LSUA
Free help from financial aid professionals to assist in completing the online FAFSA and answer other aid questions
Please bring I.D. and tax forms
Call 318-473-6417 with questions and to RSVP
Open to all college-bound students and their families
More information can be downloaded [...]

LSU Of Alexandria To Host Science Fair

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[ February 22, 2014; 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. ] ALEXANDRIA, LA – LSU of Alexandria is hosting the Louisiana Region IV Science and Engineering Fair on Saturday, February 22 at the Emergency Shelter Building next to the LSUA campus.

More than 200 students in grades 5-12 from a nine parish area will compete at the regional level.  The students will be broken into two divisions [...]

LSUA Mardi Gras Parade

[ February 26, 2014; ] LSUA Mardi Gras Parade
Wednesday, February 26
12:00 Noon
Free and open to all
Located on the streets of LSUA
Come enjoy the bands and floats and catch some beads!

ALBC/LSUA Scholarship Open Bass Tournament

[ February 22, 2014; ] 2014 ALBC/LSUA Scholarship Open Bass Tournament
Saturday, February 22 at Red River, Midway Marina, St. Maurice
Time: Safelight until 3:00pm
$150 per boat
1st Place – $1800 (10 places paid)
Big Bass – $500
Registration forms available at Academy Sports, Security Sporting, Louisiana Archery, Cheeks Marine and Pineville Marine or may be downloaded here.

Rare Snowfall Covers Central Louisiana

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Early this morning, this is what people in this area woke up to.
Snow – coating the lawns and rooftops.  All schools in this area cancelled classes today, which give a rare snow day for area students.  Many enjoyed making their first snowmen, having their first snowball fights and taking pictures of this snow event.  Take [...]

Cavanaugh Lecture Series at the AMoA

[ January 24, 2014; ] The first Cavanaugh lecture for this spring features Patrick C. Clinton who will speak about the death of cinema and about how new video technologies promote successful low budget independent filmmaking.

Clinton will be speaking this January 24 at 6 pm in the Alexandria Museum of Art. Clinton, a graduate of Grant High School and a [...]

Daniel Howard Named New LSUA Chancellor

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Daniel Howard of Jonesboro, Arkansas, is named LSU of Alexandria’s next chancellor.
Howard is a professor at Arkansas State.  He has served as vice chancellor for academic affairs, Prevost and interim chancellor at that school.
His appointment still must be approved by the LSU Board of Supervisors, but that is usually pro-forma.  The final selection was made [...]

LSUA Chancellor Search Continues

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The chancellor search committee and other LSU officials continue to meet with candidates on the short-list today.
Doctor LuoLuo Hong of Hawaii had trouble getting to Louisiana because of the weather, but this morning she had breakfast with the academic council.  She and Doctor Andy Leavitt both have their visits today.  They are meeting with staff [...]