Impact Stories

Shreveport family establishes LSUS scholarship to honor son’s memory, help others find their path

May 22, 2023 Comments Off on Shreveport family establishes LSUS scholarship to honor son’s memory, help others find their path
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A new scholarship at LSU Shreveport will honor the life of Samuel Walker Lees, a young man who left the world before he could fulfil his potential.

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LSUS freshman earns so she can learn

March 29, 2023 Comments Off on LSUS freshman earns so she can learn
June 21 @ 7:41 am

LSU Shreveport freshman Samari Jacques juggled two part-time jobs and still made it to class in her first semester of college. Eight of 10 LSUS students interviewed for a student intern survey say they work more than 30 hours a…

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LaPREP returns this summer to challenge aspiring young mathematicians and scientists

March 20, 2023 Comments Off on LaPREP returns this summer to challenge aspiring young mathematicians and scientists
June 21 @ 7:41 am

SHREVEPORT, La. – LaPREP, a free math and science summer enrichment program for middle school students, is set to blast off again in May at LSU Shreveport after a one-year pause. LaPREP offers in-depth classes in logic, probability and statistics,…

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Retired principal champions education for all

December 6, 2022 Comments Off on Retired principal champions education for all
June 21 @ 7:41 am

Dr. Sandra McCalla is unstoppable in her quest to make education accessible to everyone. She grew up surrounded by lovers of learning, so it was more a question of what she would teach rather than whether she would teach. Her…

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LSUS professor Dr. Alex Mikaberidze shares expertise on Ukraine conflict

March 14, 2022 Comments Off on LSUS professor Dr. Alex Mikaberidze shares expertise on Ukraine conflict
June 21 @ 7:41 am

LSU Shreveport professor Dr. Alex Mikaberidze, an internationally renowned expert on Russian, Eastern European and Middle East and Napoleonic history, says the crisis in Ukraine has been brewing for more than two decades. Dr. Mikaberidze is  native of the Republic…

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A family’s focus on education helps first-generation students pursue a degree

February 1, 2022 Comments Off on A family’s focus on education helps first-generation students pursue a degree
June 21 @ 7:41 am

LSU Shreveport alumnus Mike Woods is helping open doors to an education for students who overcome barriers to better themselves.

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Donor support helps the International Lincoln Center open doors for students and provide valuable research resources

January 31, 2022 Comments Off on Donor support helps the International Lincoln Center open doors for students and provide valuable research resources
June 21 @ 7:41 am

A unique research center focused on President Abraham Lincoln is engaging diverse audiences around the world in spite of the Covid pandemic.

The International Lincoln Center for American Studies at LSU Shreveport – supported by the American Studies Endowed Chair – attracts scholars from around the globe as they study Lincoln’s legacy.

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A family’s gift continues a teacher’s life-changing legacy for new educators

August 3, 2021 Comments Off on A family’s gift continues a teacher’s life-changing legacy for new educators
June 21 @ 7:41 am

A scholarship that supports student teachers arose from a tragedy that robbed the community of an open-hearted educator who helped shape the lives of hundreds of youngsters.

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LSUS professor uses machine learning to measure water quality in real time

December 15, 2020 Comments Off on LSUS professor uses machine learning to measure water quality in real time
June 21 @ 7:41 am

A summer enrichment course that encourages middle and early high school students to study math and science is providing doctors and engineers to the community.

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