The Lion's Roar

Education in isolation: School teachers are still spreading knowledge during global pandemic

While students complete coursework through online classes, buses and schools alike sit unused at Dutchtown High School.
March 31, 2020

On March 13, parents, teachers and students were notified of a state-wide closure of all Louisiana public schools until April 13. Since then, teachers have moved to online classroom settings and...

Nevers to receive honorary doctorate

At the spring commencement on May 18, Ben Nevers, a former Louisiana House and Senate member,  will receive an honorary doctorate for his work advocating for education.
May 13, 2019

Ben Nevers, a former Louisiana House and Senate member, will be honored with a Doctor of Humanities degree during spring commencement. Dr. John Crain, president of the university, believes Nevers has...

Training the teachers of tomorrow

Paula Calderon, dean of the College of Education, reviews files in her office. She and Payton Bryant, university alumna and a teacher at Luling Elementary School, went to Washington, D.C. for discussions about preparing teachers for their career.
February 27, 2019

Dr. Paula Calderon, dean of the College of Education, and Payton Bryant, university alumna and a teacher at Luling Elementary School, visited Washington, D.C. at the invite of Betsy DeVos, United States...

Equity in schools

October 18, 2018

The second part of the "Creating a Marketplace of Ideas" panel discussion focused on equity in the education system. The Department of Educational Leadership and Technology sponsored the event, which...

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