Archive for June, 2010

Health and Wellness Expo to be held June 28th at LAC

Thursday, June 17th, 2010

Pineville, LA. … The Louisiana Athletic Club (LAC), located on the Louisiana College campus is holding their 5th annual Health and Wellness Expo on Monday, June 28th. The expo times are 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. All central Louisiana community members are invited to attend.

 

The expo is free of charge. “This is an opportunity to give back to the community, explained Calleen Eyre, Program Manager. “During the expo everyone in central Louisiana is encouraged to participate, even if they are not members of the LAC.” In fact, the LAC will be open all day for anyone interested in trying out the facility, classes and work-out equipment. Visit www.louisianaathleticclub.com for a complete listing of class schedules.

 

This year’s expo will feature more than 40 health-related vendors including cholesterol screenings, eye screenings, blood pressure and BMI checks, and much more.

 

For more information contact the Louisiana Athletic Club at (318) 487-7100 or www.louisianaathleticclub.com .

 

CATS summer program for kids set for July

Wednesday, June 16th, 2010

Press Release
For Immediate Release: June 16, 2009

Contact: LC Office of Academic Affairs
(318) 487-7601

Pineville, LA. …The summer program “Center for Academically Talented Students” (CATS) will take place again this summer on the campus of Louisiana College from July 12th – 23rd. The CATS program demonstrates Louisiana College’s commitment to meeting the needs of the academically strong student.

Now in it’s 27th year, CATS provides elementary and junior high students the opportunity to participate in accelerated enrichment experiences designed to challenge the academic ability of each child. The CATS program has two options a half-day (8:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.) or a full-day (8:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.) The full day option includes lunch, swimming, art, music and recreation.

The application and registration fee are due by June 28th. Space is limited, call (318) 487-7601 to request an application and brochure or visit www.lacollege.edu under summer programs for youth to download an application.

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Whole Brain Teaching Conference offered at LC

Monday, June 14th, 2010

Press Release
For Immediate Release: June 14, 2010

Contact: Amy Robertson, Director of College Communications
(318) 487-7194 or (318) 542-8688

Pineville, LA. … The Louisiana College Teacher Education Department is offering a “Whole Brain Teaching” conference on campus beginning Monday, June 14th through Wednesday, June 16th from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. beginning in Guinn Auditorium. This event is free and is open to any K-12 teacher.

“Whole Brain Teaching” is a teaching method and classroom management style that rests upon the principal that teachers at every level share the same type of difficulties in the classroom: students lack discipline, poor background knowledge and fundamental problem solving skills. The goal of this method is to create peaceful classrooms full of orderly fun.

“We have approximately 550 teachers and administrators in this year’s “Whole Brain Teaching” seminar,” explained Dr. Michael Shamblin, Director of the Teacher Education Alternate Certification (TEACH) program. Participants have come from 18 different states and one principal of a private Christian School traveled from India to take part. “This is our third year to offer the “Whole Brain Teaching” seminar on campus.”

For teachers and administrators who have not signed up but are interested in learning more about this type of instruction the seminar is free and will continue through Wednesday, June 16th everyday beginning at 9 a.m.

For more information contact the LC Teacher Education Department at (318) 487-7302.

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