November 13, 2012
The LSU Shreveport Debate team competed in the inaugural Tiger Invitational Debate Tournament hosted by East Texas Baptist University (ETBU) November 9th and 10th. The LSUS team entered 12 debaters into the competition and took home 15 awards including first place in the overall competition.
November 16, 2012
The LSUS Department of Communications recognized the Fall 2012 Scholars in Communication on Friday evening, November 9, at a candlelight ceremony in Bronson Hall. The students, who are selected by the faculty from among those Mass Communication and Speech majors, must have a record of outstanding academic achievement and professional accomplishment. Five of the scholars are studying public relations: Linda Clayton, Rani Graff, Mercedes Taylor, Julie Thomas, and Rebecca Wheeler. The Public Relations Association of Louisiana (PRAL), Northwest Chapter was represented at the ceremony by president Christy Canady and membership vice-president Karen Wissing who presented certificate of student membership to Graff, Taylor, and Wheeler. Crystal Vandegriff is a journalism student who is serving as an editor for the Almagest student newspaper and will step into the role of managing editor for the spring, 2013, semester. The scholarship is funded by royalties from the sale of the public speaking textbook, Introduction to Public Speaking. Scholars are named each semester after application and selection processes have been completed. For more information, contact Dr. Webster in the Department of Communications at email@example.com.
November 16, 2012
Kate Archer Kate, news director at Red River Radio, served as keynote speaker as the Psi Kappa Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta, the national communication honorary, installed a new slate of officers, recognized graduates, and inducted new members on Friday evening, November 9.
November 30, 2012
Dr. W. Chris Hale, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice at LSU Shreveport, was recently invited to profile his research and join other contributing analysts with the Extremis Project.