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In Memoriam: Dr. Sandra McCalla

The LSUS Foundation joins the community in mourning the loss of Dr. Sandra McCalla.

As an educator for more than 50 years, Dr. McCalla touched countless lives and delighted in seeing her students grow into adulthood with families of their own. She served with numerous community groups, including the LSUS Foundation. She was to become the LSUS Foundation Board Chairman in July.

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Aided by scholarships, recent LSUS graduate overcomes lack of formal education to earn teaching degee

Vina Perez (left, pictured with her son, Samuel) was working in her father’s construction business when other children her age were learning their ABCs.

Determined to improve her situation, at age 10 she started teaching herself to read.

That same determination spurred her to enroll in college at age 35 as an example to her son, Samuel.

Vina received numerous scholarships, including awards that provide a stipend for student teachers.


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LSU Shreveport sets all-time enrollment record

SU Shreveport smashed its previous enrollment record as the university has crossed the 10,000 mark for the first time in the school’s history.

LSUS announced a final spring enrollment of 10,214 on Wednesday.

“For the first time in LSUS history, our enrollment has surpassed 10,000 students, thanks to increases in both undergraduate and graduate enrollments,” said LSUS Chancellor Dr. Robert Smith. 

Bestselling author Ashley Elston to speak at LSUS

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Donors and students celebrate success at Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon

April 4, 2024 Comments Off on Donors and students celebrate success at Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon
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LSU Shreveport students Vina Perez and Cooper Longino strive to show that a college degree is within reach for everybody. Perez…


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