The Lion's Roar

‘EvolveU’ preparation underway

Kandace Formaggio, an academic advisor, demonstrates effective ways to engage an audience through presenting. This workshop aided presenters, who will be facilitating “EvolveU” on Nov. 13.

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2020

To help students improve leadership skills, the university organized “EvolveU,” a one-day conference held for high school students from Louisiana and surrounding areas. In preparation for the upcoming “EvolveU” event scheduled for Nov. 13, a seminar was held for speakers and volunteers to learn mor...

Students train to be better leaders

Approximately 200 students from 19 different high schools around the state of Louisiana attended

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

March 19, 2019

High school students from across the state of Louisiana received leadership training from presenters and university alumni at the second annual "EvolveU" conference. The leadership training was held at the Student Union Ballroom on March 15 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Attendees were educated on topics...

Conference leading the way

Claudio Franc explains what “EvolveU” is to students potentially interested in participating in the leadership conference for high school students.

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

The university invites students from Louisiana and surrounding areas for a one-day high school leadership conference. Sophomores, juniors and seniors can participate in “EvolveU” to improve their leadership skills. “The objective of the conference is to train and develop high school students to be pro...