Drum Roll

Brown to lead SU Ag center

The Southern University Board of Supervisors has named Adell Brown Jr., Ph.D., interim chancellor for the SU Ag Center effective July 1, 2015.  Brown served as Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration, and currently as […]

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Baton Rouge

SUBR set to win four HBCU Digest Awards

Southern University is a finalist in four categories in the 2015 HBCU Digest national awards competition. SU’s College of Nursing and Allied Health is a finalist in the Best Nursing School category and the Human […]

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Drum Roll

Dillard finalist for six HBCU Digest Awards

Dillard University ranks among the finalists in six “Best Of” categories sponsored by the HBCU Digest annual awards ceremony that will be held this week on Dillard’s campus. The HBCU Digest is a daily blog/news […]

Crime

Rep. Richmond calls for investigation into abusive practices of the Iberia Parish Sheriff’s Office

“We can no longer allow the abusive culture that has permeated IPSO to go unchecked,” said Congressman Cedric Richmond. “The accounts of discrimination, abuse, and even deaths occurring as a result of the actions of deputies clearly illustrate a pattern and practice that systematically violates the basic rights of citizens. It is imperative that the Department of Justice step in and correct this conduct before there is any more loss of life.” […]

Education

Willie D. Larkin named next Grambling president

UL System Board Names Next President of Grambling State University GRAMBLING–The Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System today named Willie D. Larkin as the ninth president of Grambling State University. Larkin, chief […]

Education

Woman to Watch: Angela Myles

On any given day, conversations with Greensburg , La. native Angela Myles can veer from excitement about the young 4-H club members she mentors to worry about the unkept community garden tucked away at St. […]

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Baton Rouge

1,500 petition to keep Gus Young pool

Plans are underway to permanently close the community pool at the BREC Gus Young Avenue Park in East Baton Rouge on August 1. Public opposition is increasing, but is it enough to convince the BREC board […]