LAC director named ‘Hero Among Us’ by St. Jude

Ronnie Schwartz, who fundraises on behalf of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, is recognized with the 2022 St. Jude Hero Among Us award during the St. Jude Memphis Marathon® Weekend pasta party held on Friday, December 2, 2022.(Nikki Boertman | ALSAC)   Louisiana Christian University announces Louisiana Athletic Club Director Ronnie Schwartz has received the…

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LCU mourns loss of beloved longtime professor

With great sorrow, Louisiana Christian University announces the death of longtime faculty member Tim Roper, who died Monday after an extended illness following surgery a year ago. Roper was a professor of art for 18 years at LCU, teaching painting and drawing, and graphic and web design. He held a BFA from Louisiana College (now…

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LCU President Makes Case for a Christian University

Louisiana Christian University President Dr. Rick Brewer spoke passionately at the annual Founder’s Day Chapel on Nov. 8, making a solid case for the necessity of a Christian University. “Clearly, the passion to transform human culture into the Kingdom of God is the driving genius of the evangelical tradition, and it is precisely this vision…

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U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson special guest for LCU 7th annual Value and Ethics series

By Lexi Rachal, Wildcats Media Louisiana Christian University hosted its 7th annual Value and Ethics conference on Nov. 10 in Guinn Auditorium with U.S. Rep. Mike Johnson (R-La.) as the featured speaker. Johnson, who represents Louisiana’s 4th District, titled his address “Restoring the Foundations.” He said the challenges the United States is facing right now…

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LCU announces new dean of nursing

Louisiana Christian University President Dr. Rick Brewer announced Dr. Tomekia Luckett as the new Dean of Nursing today at a press conference in Granberry Conference Center.  Luckett has more than 21 years in nursing practice and 12 years of administrative and leadership service.  She has held multiple roles in nursing education, including serving as the…

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LCU Founder’s Day pays tribute to Nortons, Tudors and architect of Library

Louisiana Christian University celebrated its annual fall Founder’s Day Chapel on Tuesday, Nov. 8, with a historical marker unveiling in honor of the Richard W. Norton Memorial Library. “In the early 1950s almost 70 years ago, two members of the Norton family of North Louisiana, Mrs. Richard W. Norton Jr. and Mrs. Nellie Norton Smitherman,…

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LCU Wildcat Debate makes it to finals in Shreveport tournament

Two members of the Louisiana Christian University Debate Team advanced to the novice outrounds in the 47th annual Red River Swing Tournament at Louisiana State University Shreveport Nov. 4-6.  And Elijah McGrew, who was the No. 22 seed in the novice division moving into the outrounds, nearly took home the top prize. McGrew, of Bossier…

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LCU social work class to host suicide awareness documentary screening

“My Ascension,” a documentary film about Dutchtown, Louisiana teen Emma Benoit and the aftermath of her suicide attempt in 2017 and road to healing will be shown at Louisiana Christian University on Monday, Nov. 14. The event is sponsored by the Social Work Organizations and Communities class as part of its service-learning component.  The event…

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Louisiana Christian to announce new dean of nursing

A new dean of nursing for Louisiana Christian University will be announced at a press conference Thursday, Nov. 10 at 11 a.m. in Granberry Conference Center. LCU President Dr. Rick Brewer will also announce another personnel promotion at this time. The media are cordially invited to attend this important announcement.   ================================================================= Media Advisory  …

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LCU presents 7th Annual Values and Ethics Series Nov. 10th

Congressman Mike Johnson and his wife Kelly will speak at Louisiana Christian University’s 7th Annual Values & Ethics Series, which will be held Thursday, Nov. 10 at 6 p.m. in Guinn Auditorium. Mike Johnson is a constitutional law attorney and represents Louisiana’s fourth district in Congress. Kelly Johnson is a licensed pastoral counselor and teacher.…

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