Archive for April, 2007

Upcoming Events

Friday, April 20th, 2007

LC Student Nurses Association will hold a car wash on Friday, April 20th from 1 – 5 p.m. in the parking lot of the Louisiana Athletic Club. Donations only.

LC Alumn, Dr. T.C. Smith, will have a book signing at Southern Forest Heritage Museum in Long Leaf, LA. this Saturday, April 21st.

“The Tale of Three Sawmill Towns” was written by T.C. Smith, a 93-year old retired chaplain and author from Columbia, S.C., who lived in the towns of Alco, Long Leaf and Meridian, Louisiana, as a child. Alco was in Vernon Parish, Long Leaf is in Rapides Parish and Meridian was in Evangeline Parish. Copies of the book are $25 and will benefit the Southern Forest Heritage Museum. The book signing is part of the Museum and Research Center’s annual Machine Shop Day. Events begin at 10 a.m.

The Louisiana College Scholars Series was designed to highlight and promote LC faculty. It will consist of lectures, presentations, exhibits, performances, etc. The very first talk will be Tuesday, April 24th at 6 p.m. in the Formal Lounge in Granberry Conference Center.Dr. Henry Robertson will have a book signing and give a talk about the origins of Louisiana Politics and discuss his book “In the Habit of Acting Together” The Emergence of the Whig Party in Louisiana, 1828 – 1840.

The Scholars Series is for faculty members, staff, students and community members to attend. If you have an idea or topic for the series or if you are interested in participating in the Scholars Series please e-mail arobertson@lacollege.edu.

A reception and book signing for Dr. Nikolai Alexandrenko will take place on Sunday, May 6, 2007 from 2 – 4 p.m. in the Alumni House. Dr. Alexandrenko’s autobiography, “Hard Freedom” will be available for purchase at this time.

There will be a “Campus Sweep Yard Sale” on Saturday, May 5th from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. The event is sponsored by Residence Life and all the proceeds will go to LC programming and campus renovations! Contact KB Thomas at 318.487.7154 for details.

Louisiana College begins new lecture series

Friday, April 20th, 2007

Louisiana College is proud to announce the beginning of the Louisiana College Scholars Series. “The series was created to provide an outlet for our professors to share their knowledge, expertise and accomplishments with LC students, other faculty members, staff and central Louisiana community members,” said Dr. Aguillard, President of Louisiana College. The series will include presentations, lectures, exhibits, performances, etc.

The first presenter is Dr. Henry O. Robertson, Associate Professor of History and Chair of the History and Political Science Department at LC. Dr. Robertson has recently published his first book, “In the Habit of Acting Together” The emergence of the Whig Party in Louisiana, 1828 – 1840. Dr. Robertson will give a talk and presentation about the early origins of Louisiana politics and then have a book signing immediately following the presentation.

The Louisiana College Scholars Series is free and the public is welcome to attend. For more information about the series and the upcoming presentation and book signing contact Dr. Robertson at (318) 487-7102 or robertson@lacollege.edu.

Louisiana College Athletic Training Education Program Director publishes article

Friday, April 20th, 2007

Dr. Mike Brunet, Assistant Professor and Program Director of the Athletic Training Education program wrote an article, “The Female Athlete Triad,” that will be published in Advance for Directors in Rehabilitation. The publication will be available during the summer of 2007. For more information about the LC Athletic Training Education Program contact Dr. Brunet (318) 487-7519.

Two LC students receive scholarships to pursue Law Degree at LSU

Friday, April 20th, 2007

Misty Smith a senior with a double major in pre-law and general business has received a full tuition scholarship to the Paul Hebert Law Center at Louisiana State University. Elizabeth Spurgeon, who graduated in December, received a three-quarters tuition scholarship to the Law Center at LSU.

LC Senior Art Exhibit Opens April 24th

Friday, April 20th, 2007

The senior art exhibit for Tara Johnson, an art education major from Leesville, LA, and Eric Jordon, a studio art major from Equador, will open on Tuesday, April 24th in the Weathersby Art Gallery on the campus of Louisiana College. There will be an opening reception and gallery talk on Tuesday, 24th from 6–8 p.m. The public is invited to attend. For more information contact the LC art department (318) 487-7262.