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Walton’s Black Paintings exhibit opens

The Department of Visual Art + Design at Southeastern Louisiana University will host an art exhibit by New Orleans based artist John Isiah Walton titled “Black Paintings: Cybernetic Folklore, Place, + Spirit” at the university’s […]

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Buchanan to oversee Woman’s physician services

Woman’s Hospital has welcomed Eboni Thompson Buchanan as vice president of physician Services. She is responsible for the strategic direction and growth of Woman’s physician practices and the continued advancement of clinical services. Buchanan, a […]

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Cities honor native songwriter Titus Showers

Award-winning singer and songwriter Titus Showers was honored with a proclamation by Louisiana’s Tangipahoa Parish Government for his continued philanthropic and charitable contributions in the community. The proclamation was presented by Robby Miller, Parish President and CEO. Earlier this […]

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Angela Machen named Baker CAO

Angela Machen, Ph.D, has been appointed by Mayor Darnel Waites as the city administrative officer. She is an expert in environmental health, risk assessment, regulatory toxicology, epidemiology, and community health. She is a member of […]

Baton Rouge

Edwards appoints members to SU and ULS system boards

Gov. John bel Edwards appoints members to the Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College and  University of Louisiana System. The Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College is […]

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Centenary College athletic director Marcus Manning chosen as executive director of Durham Sports Commission

Marcus Manning, director of athletics and recreation at Centenary College since August 2018, has been selected as the new executive director for the Durham Sports Commission in Durham, North Carolina. Manning begins his new position […]

Baton Rouge

Kenna Franklin appointed assistant provost LSU

Louisiana State University in Shreveport is proud to announce Kenna Franklin, EdD, as the new assistant provost for diversity, inclusion, and community engagement. She will lead and coordinate university-wide initiatives fostering and sustaining a diverse, inclusive, […]

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Bossier NAACP elects officers

Lee A. Jester Sr. and Donzell Hughes Sr have been elected president and vice president of the Bossier Parish Branch of the NAACP. Other officials elected this summer were: Melba Walker Baker, 2nd vice president; Chasity […]

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Bar association honors Angela White-Bazile with a Hidden Figures Award

Angela White-Bazile received the Hidden Figure Award from the National Bar Association Women Lawyers Division. She is executive counsel for Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Bernette Joshua Johnson. The award recognizes a woman lawyer who’s made significant contributions to the legal […]

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Jackson to lead CDL program development

The Center for Development and Learning has hired  DeJunne’ Clark Jackson as the vice president of program development. Jackson, who is a mother of a “double-deficit, comorbid, bright, insightful, and kind-hearted dyslexic child,” has an in-depth knowledge […]

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SLU professor wins $265K national grant

Ponchatoula resident and Southeastern Louisiana University professor of organic chemistry Jean Fotie, Ph.D., was awarded a $265,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. Fotie plans to develop greener and sustainable catalytic methods to reduce the […]