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Students wear their symbols of pride

Students wear their symbols of pride

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under On Campus

Students received their rings to show pride and commemorate their time at the university. The "Ring Ceremony" was held on May 8 at 6 p.m. Family, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the seniors' achievements. The celebration began with Roomie, Chelsey Blank, Miss Southeastern Louisiana...

Graduates to be honored with rings

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

November 20, 2018


Filed under Archive, On Campus

Seniors have a limited time to sign up for "Ring Ceremony" this fall. "Ring Ceremony" will take place on Nov. 28 from 6-8 p.m. in the Student Union Grand Ballroom. Students who have completed 90 hours towards their degree and have ordered their graduation rings from Balfour can register for the event....

Akers named 2018 alumnus of the year

Akers named 2018 alumnus of the year

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

September 14, 2018


Filed under Archive, News

Tom Akers, a 1973 alumnus, grew from an aimless teenager starting college to the president of trading at Metal Exchange Corporation to the alumnus of the year. Akers thinks of his time at the university in separate parts, first as a freshman and sophomore focused more on social life than on academics....