Archive for January, 2011

Professor Stokes’ Work Currently on Exhibit in Two States

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Louisiana College Art Professor, WangLing Chou Stokes is currently participating in two juried shows, one in California and the other in Ohio. “Cola Tea Set” was selected into The Clay and Glass National Juried Competition Show, sponsored by the Association of Clay and Glass of California and the City of Brea. The show began on January 22nd and will run through March 4th at the City of Brea Art Gallery in Brea, California.

The other work “Easy-Hold Jar” is in the Centennial Alumni Exhibition II: Next’s at the School of Art Galleries in Kent, Ohio. This show is one of the events for Kent State University’s Centennial celebration. Professor Stokes’ work was selected to represent Kent State University’s outstanding alumnus. “It is a very special honor for me to be chosen, explained Stokes. “Each year, there are hundreds of art students that graduate from Kent State University. Many of them become successful artists in their field.” The show began on January 11th and will run through February 11th.

WangLing Chou Stokes is an Assistant Professor of Art at Louisiana College.

43 Students to Compete for Smith Scholarship

Friday, January 28th, 2011

Students from across the state and nation will compete on Saturday, January 29, 2011 in the annual Louisiana College Clyde and Elizabeth Smith Memorial Scholarship Competition. 43 students who have applied for admission in the 2011-2012 academic year are invited to participate.

The Clyde and Elizabeth Smith Memorial Scholarship is the highest honor given at LC, explained, Byron McGee, Director of Enrollment Management. “Students with a score of 28 or above on the ACT are invited to compete.” The competition will consist of leadership exercises and interviews with LC faculty members on leadership qualities, Christian character and academic strength.

The winner of the Clyde and Elizabeth Smith Memorial Scholarship will receive a scholarship that will provide for tuition, room and board for four years at Louisiana College. The other participants are also offered a tuition scholarship to LC in the amount of $34,000.

This year’s list of participants are as follows:
James Adger;  Vivian, LA.
Joe Alexander;  Ruston, LA.
Andrew Bearb;   Lake Charles, LA.
Robert Bertrand;  Lake Charles, LA.
Erin Biggs;  Ponchatoula, LA.
Lindsay Birkicht;  Pineville, LA.
Randall Briggs;  Pollock, LA.
Matthew Butts;  Bossier City, LA.
Kalee Christian;  Leesville, LA.
Caleb Funderburk;  Florien, LA.
Lenzi Gill-Flores;  Glenmora, LA
Daniel Hennigan;  Iowa, LA
Hailey Hensgens;  New Iberia, LA
Andrew Ingerson;  Shreveport, LA.
Amy Jones;  Lake Charles, LA.
Brittany Jones;  Pineville, LA.
Steven Jones;  Trout, LA.
Annelies Jonker;  Shreveport, LA.
Brandon Kelly;  Pineville, LA
Mark Klein;  Greenwell Springs, LA.
Caitlin Kuyper;  DeQuincy, LA.
Hannah Lafleur;  Ville Platte, LA.
Victoria Lamb  Alexandria, LA.
Kimberly Landry;  Denham Springs, LA.
Autumn Latour;  Folsom, LA.
Samuel Metcalf;  Anguilla, MS.
Ashley Miller;   Folsom, LA.
Rachel Morgan;  Pineville, LA.
Walter Noakes;  Dry Prong, LA.
Emorie Nugent;  Greenwood, LA.
Paige Prichett;  Sulpher, LA.
Tabetha Rachal;  Ball, LA.
Anna Shamburger;  Lake Charles, LA.
Emily Smith;  Sulphur, LA.
Hali Smith;  Longville, LA.
Douglas Spivey;  Waukee, Iowa
Brittany Teague ; Jena, LA
Dakota Torres;   Destrehan, LA.
Jason Warren;   Minden, LA.
Lauren Weatherford;  West Monroe, LA.
Marissa Whiddon;  Bossier City, LA.
Christopher Landry;  Maurice, LA.

The Smith Scholarship will be awarded during a luncheon that will conclude the activities of the morning. For more information contact the LC Office of Admissions (318) 487-7259.

tlc to present The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

Theatre Louisiana College announces its spring production, The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe  by C.S. Lewis. The production is directed by Dr. Debrah “Pete” Richardson, Coordinator of the Department of Mass Communication & Theatre and Assistant Professor of Mass Communication and Theatre, and will take place in the Martin Performing Arts Center on the campus of LC.

Production dates are January 27th – 29th and February 3rd – 5th at 7 p.m. and Sunday matinees on January 30th and February 6th at 2:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $12 for adults, $8 for students and seniors and $2 for LC students. To reserve tickets call (318) 487-7227.

“I am so thankful that so many young actors in our community tried out and are a part of this play, explained Richardson. “ The kids are really involved and excited about being a part and the parents have been especially helpful, this has been one of the most collaborative efforts of my directing career.”

The cast includes LC students and professors as well as members of the community: 

ASLAN:    James Arnold
WHITE WITCH:   Candace Carr  Gold:     Diamond
PETER:  Jeremy Manuel    Josh Deville
EDMOND:  Jackson Robison  Carson Elliott
SUSAN:  ChloeBeth Soileau  Gracie Carson
LUCY:  Lexie Robertson  Nia Passman

Mr. Beaver:    John Ortigo
Mrs. Beaver:     Maranda Stewart
UNICORN:     Mary Unsworth
CENTAUR:   Parker Pearson
TUMNUS:    John Willie
FENRIS ULF:          Levi Martinez
DWARF:    Chris McDowell

FATHER CHRISTMAS:  Dr. Tim Searcy
ELF 1:   Stephen Magee   
ELF  2:   Micah Culpepper
WHITE STAG:   Hailey Guidry

ASLAN’S FOLLOWERS:Casey Andrews, Sarah Culp, Jordan McCorvey, Ashley Kirk, Bryan Jones,  Faith Kirkland,  Destini Kirkland Gold: Chloe Beth/Lexie;  Diamond: Nia/Gracie

WOOD NYMPHS: Evan Adams, Rebekah Magee, Ariel Quartemont, Miranda Quartemont
Michelle Jones, Laurel Walker

WITCH’S ARMY: Alan Rogers, Cody Kirk, Adam Vige, Bubba Suchanek, Devin Watkins,  Gold: Jeremy/Jackson;   Diamond: Josh/Carson

Spirituality and Health Care Symposium set for Jan. 27th

Wednesday, January 19th, 2011

 The Louisiana College School of Nursing and Allied Health announces the second annual “Spirituality and Health Care Symposium” on Thursday, January 27th in the Granberry Conference Center from 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. The symposium will feature guest speakers Dr. David Hoffeditz and his wife, Dr. Lori Hoffeditz from Ohio.

The topics this year are “Spirituality, Sickness, and Healing: Listening to a Biblical Heartbeat” and “Feast or Famine: Binging on the Integration of Spirituality and Eating Disorders.” There will be a panel discussion after the presentations.

Dr. David Sharp, Professor of Nursing at LC, explains the unique nature of this conference, “This symposium is designed to examine the spiritual dimension of health care that all health care providers are expected to address.  Secondly, the symposium will explore the spiritual dimension of eating disorders which is a topic that is not discussed often.”

This event is free, and anyone who has an interest in the integration of spirituality into health care. For more details call the LC Division of Nursing at (318) 487-7127.

Dr. Tinsley Receives Award

Friday, January 14th, 2011

Dr. Sonia Tinsley

Dr. Sonia Tinsley

 Pineville, LA.The Office of Academic Affairs is pleased to announce that Dr. Sonia Tinsley, Director of the Master of Arts in Teaching Program and Associate Professor of Teacher Education was recently selected to receive the 2011 Southern District College/University Health Education Professional of the Year Award from the American Alliance for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance (AAHPERD).

 Dr. Tinsley will receive the award during the 2011 Southern District Convention in Greensboro, North Carolina on February 19th. “Dr. Tinsley certainly deserves this honor,” said Dr. Timothy Searcy, Vice President of Academic Affairs at LC. “She is a consummate professional and a very well-respected member of the AAHPERD. We are fortunate to have her knowledge and expertise here at Louisiana College.”