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eULM given multiple top rankings

eULM given multiple top rankings

Alan Rawles, [email protected]
July 12, 2017
Filed under NEWS

Multiple websites have given high rankings to the eULM online program based on multiple criteria. eULM Coordinator of Online Programs Katie Dawson said there are more than 30 degrees available through the online classes. These degrees range from associates degrees to doctoral degrees. Dawson...

New ULM baseball coach highlights hopes for season

New ULM baseball coach highlights hopes for season

Jerimee Washington, [email protected]
July 8, 2017
Filed under NEWS, Sports

New ULM baseball Coach Michael Federico discussed his goals for the upcoming season at his first press conference Thursday.  Federico’s main objective is recruiting. He has connected with current players on the roster to get a feel for the talent. To help with recruiting, Federico hired...

ULM hires new athletic director

ULM hires new athletic director

Jerimee Washington, [email protected]
July 8, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS, Sports

Nick Floyd was named the New Athletic Director of ULM on Thursday. Floyd, who was formerly at Eastern Carolina University, was associated with the athletics department since 2001. In 2004, he was named executive associate director of athletics. Floyd has 33 years of experience in collegiate athletics...

ULM ranked ‘Best 4-Year College’ in Louisiana

ULM ranked ‘Best 4-Year College’ in Louisiana

Cory Thaxton, [email protected]
June 30, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

Schools.com named The University of Louisiana Monroe the “Best 4-Year College” in the state. Affordability and degree program options were both factors that led to ULM’s top ranking for best on-campus and online college. According to Schools.com, each university in the state was evaluated...

Natural History collections moving to new homes

Natural History collections moving to new homes

Alan Rawles, [email protected]
June 30, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

The Museum of Natural History has found a new home for millions of specimens. Four universities will share the responsibility of housing various parts of the collection. Thirty-two institutions in the United States, including Louisiana, stepped up to house the collections which include items such...

ULM baseball hires new head coach

ULM baseball hires new head coach

Jerimee Washington, [email protected]
June 28, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS, Sports

Michael Federico was named the new head coach of ULM Baseball Monday. Federico is the 12th head coach the baseball team has had. Federico was born in Slidell, Louisiana, and has over 20 years of experience coaching at the collegiate level. Federico previously coached at the University of Southern...

NYITCOM has been granted license for ULM location

NYITCOM has been granted license for ULM location

Cory Thaxton, [email protected]
June 22, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

The New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine received license by the Board of Regents that will allow the institute to operate a medical school at The University of Louisiana Monroe.  The announcement came yesterday with a post on Twitter by ULM president, Nick Bruno. ...

Tropical storm Cindy could cause more flooding in Monroe/West Monroe area

Tropical storm Cindy could cause more flooding in Monroe/West Monroe area

Cory Thaxton, [email protected]
June 20, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

Rain, rain, go away.  Flash flooding, and other severe weather conditions, are possible throughout Louisiana due to Tropical Storm Cindy in the Gulf of Mexico.  Cindy is expected to make landfall Thursday near the coast of southwest Louisiana and southeast Texas.  Most of the Monroe/West Mo...

Louisiana representative among those wounded in Virginia shooting

Louisiana representative among those wounded in Virginia shooting

Alan Rawles, [email protected]
June 14, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

​Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise and four others were injured in a shooting at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia.  Scalise, who also serves as the majority whip of the House of Representatives, was at the baseball field practicing for an annual charity game when shots rang out....

Monroe residents under water once again

Monroe residents under water once again

Cory Thaxton, [email protected]
June 14, 2017
Filed under FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

A year after the last major flood in Monroe, Louisiana, residents are still dealing with flooding problems. Several Monroe residents told the Hawkeye that there was anywhere from one to eight inches of water outside, or even inside their homes. Monroe resident, Jessie Rodgers said her family was...

States spend less on education as costs rise

States spend less on education as costs rise

Alan Rawles, [email protected]
June 14, 2017
Filed under Briefs, FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

States are spending about $1,600 less per college student according to the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities. Despite this decrease in spending, tuition is still increasing. Over the past decade, college tuition has increased 40 percent according to Educents, an education marketplace startup.  Educents...

CenturyLink president is retiring

CenturyLink president is retiring

Alan Rawles, [email protected]
June 4, 2017
Filed under Briefs, FEATURE STORIES, NEWS

Glen Post, CenturyLink President and CEO, has announced that he is retiring from his position. He has been with the company for 40 years.  The announcement came with a “CEO succession plan” that was sent to employees of the company. Post will retire on January 1, 2019. He will remain...

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