Archive for April, 2008

Swim Lessons offered by LC Health and Phys.Ed. Dept.

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

  Pineville, LA…The Louisiana College Department of Health and Physical Education is offering four 2-week sessions of swimming lessons this summer for children ages 4 - 12. Classes will be taught under the supervision of a certified WSI instructor and are scheduled for 50 minutes each day, Monday through Thursday, with no classes on Friday. The cost of the 2-week course is $50.00, which may be submitted, along with the registration form, to the address below. For more information, contact Donnie Broussard at 487-7350 or

P. O. Box 563
Pineville, LA  71360
Fax 487-7174

LC Physical Therapist Assistant Program to hold informational meeting

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Pineville, LA…The Division of Allied Health will hold an informational meeting about the Physical Therapist Assistant (PTA) Program at Louisiana College. The meeting is set for 7 p.m. Monday, April 28th in the Formal Lounge of the Granberry Conference Center on the Louisiana College campus.

Participants can enjoy light refreshments while they hear a brief presentation designed to help them learn more about the PTA Program. They can expect to meet the PTA Program faculty and staff, ask questions, and become more informed about the profession and potential income associated with a career in this field. Information on how to apply to the Physical Therapist Assistant Program will also be discussed.

If you would like more information about this meeting or about the Louisiana College Physical Therapist Assistant Program, please contact the PTA Program Office: 318.487.7162

Visit the Division of Allied Health on the web at

Louisiana College is seeking accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education of the American Physical Therapy Association (1111 N. Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314; phone 703-706-3245; The program will submit an Application for Candidacy by June 1, 2008, which is the formal application required in the pre-accreditation stage. Submission of this document does not assure that the program will be granted Candidate for Accreditation status nor does it assure that the program will be granted Accreditation.

Louisianians Spring Concert April 15th

Monday, April 14th, 2008

 Pineville, LAThe Louisianians, under the direction of Mr. Andrew Hunter, will hold their Spring Concert on Tuesday, April 15 at 7:30 pm in Presser Recital Hall. The all - male vocal group has been in existence since the late 1940’s and is still a welcomed tradition at Louisiana College.    This year’s Louisianians consist of twelve strong male vocalists who have performed in Lafayette and Baton Rouge, as well as here in Pineville.  Tuesday night’s concert will be the third and final concert of the year for the group and senior members will be recognized.  The concert is free and open to the public.  For more information about this concert or the Louisianians, contact the Louisiana College Department of Music at 487-7336.





2008 Alsup Voice Competition Winners announced

Friday, April 11th, 2008

Pineville, LA Louisiana College Department of Music announces the winners of the 2008 Alsup Voice Award Competition held Thursday night, April 10, 2008 in Presser Recital Hall.

Winning first place in the competition, for the third year in a row, was soprano, Sarah Dodson, a senior from Alexandria. Ms Dodson won the title with her performances of “Dearest mama” from The Ballad of Baby Doe by Douglas Moore (1893-1969) and “Cäcilie” by Richard Strauss (1864-1949). Ms Dodson plans to attend Mississippi College in the fall, to pursue a master’s degree in vocal performance and vocal pedagogy.

Placing second in the competition, was senior student, Robyn Ellis, of Pineville. The mezzo-soprano won second place for her performances of “Che faro senza Euridice” from Orféo ed Euridice by Christoph Gluck (1714 - 1787) and “Er, der Herrlichste von allen” from Frauenliebe und Leben by Robert Schumann (1810-1856).

Cameron Weatherford, a sophomore baritone from Baton Rouge, took third place with his performances of “With joy, the impatient husbandman” from The Seasons by Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) and “Die Lotusblum” by Robert Schumann.

The Alsup Voice Award Competition, sponsored by the Department of Music, was begun in 1972 by Mrs. Helen Rougeau, in memory of former professor, N.C. Alsup, as a means of encouraging vocal excellence among students in the Department of Music. Each year’s winner is presented a plaque, a gift from former two-time winner, Mark Guillory, at the Department’s annual Awards Day.

Omicron Delta Kappa Circle inducts six students

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008

Pineville, LA The Omicron Delta Kappa Circle at Louisiana College recently inducted the following individuals:Tory Andrews, Pineville, LA; Ruby Chiang, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; Anna Hutto, Minden, LA; Sophia Odenwald, Pineville, LA; Carla Ramey, Nacogdoches, TX ; Allison Steed, Pearl River, LA. 

Omicron Delta Kappa is a national Greek-letter leadership honor society founded in 1914 at Washington and Lee University.  The Society recognizes achievement in scholarship; athletics; campus or community service; social, religious activities, and campus government; journalism, speech and the mass media; and the creative and performing arts.  Emphasis is placed on the whole person as a leader in the college community and as a contributor to a better society.  The Circle at Louisiana College was organized in 1956.Currently W. Terry Martin serves as Faculty Secretary; Dr. Elizabeth Battalora is Faculty Adviser.