LCU spotlights heart health Feb. 8 with Dr. Gary Jones

Louisiana Christian University will host Dr. Gary Jones, a Louisiana cardiovascular surgeon, on Feb. 8 to discuss his campaign to “Keep Louisiana Walking.” “February is Heart Health Month, and walking is an easy way to start and maintain a physically active lifestyle,” said Dr. Sonia Tinsley, division chair for Allied Health. We want to prevent and…

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Theatre Louisiana Christian presents debut of student-written play

By Carmen Taffi, Wildcats Media Theatre Louisiana Christian opens Thursday with the mysterious “It’s About Time,” which follows high school students around while they travel through time. This is the first-ever tlc production written and directed by a student, Dustin Morace. “It was certainly challenging to do a show that has never been done before,”…

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LCU to hold events in honor of Black History Month

Several events will be held in February on campus at Louisiana Christian University in honor of Black History Month, including a Culture from Around the World event, gospel concert and rhythm & blues nights, and a basketball league with Hoops on Mission Founder Dwayne Jackson. Culture from Around the World will be held Feb. 22…

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Tioga senior awarded Smith Scholarship for fall 2023

By Lexi Rachal, Wildcats Media Kylee Vanhoof, a senior at Tioga High School in Ball, was awarded the Smith Scholarship for 2023 after competing against 12 other seniors at the annual competition Saturday, Jan. 28. In order to compete for this scholarship, students must have at least a 28 ACT score, submit an academic resume,…

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Rennier named Vice President of Student Life

Louisiana Christian University President Dr. Rick Brewer has announced the promotion of Meredith Rennier to the position of Vice President of Student Life. Rennier has been serving as Executive Director of the Center for Calling & Career. “Meredith brings significant experience and effective leadership to this position,” Brewer said. “In this role, Vice President Rennier…

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Fowlers provide $1.25 million to LCU Jonathan E. Martin MBA program

Louisiana Christian University announces a gift of $1.25 million to establish the Mary Martin Fowler Endowed Chair in the Jonathan E. Martin Master of Business Administration program. Ellis and Heather Fowler of Boulder, Colorado donated the funds necessary to create the endowed chair position to both honor his mother, Mary Martin Fowler, and to support…

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LCU President elected to chairman of LAICU, IABCU

Louisiana Christian University President Dr. Rick Brewer has been elected to serve two organizations important to Christian higher education. Brewer will be serving as Chairman of the Board of Presidents for the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities (LAICU) and for the International Association of Baptist Colleges & Universities (IABCU). Both appointments are one-year…

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LCU students from area parishes earn fall academic honors

Louisiana Christian University announces the students from Rapides, Grant, and Vernon parishes who earned placement on the Dean’s and President’s List for the fall 2022 semester. The Dean’s List includes students who have earned a minimum of 12 hours in the designated semester with a minimum grade point average of 3.5 and no grade below…

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Scholarship launched in memory of LCU ‘poster child of vivaciousness’

Emily Jean Rodgers, LCU Class of 2020, would have been celebrating her 25th birthday this week. Instead, her family and friends are sharing memories and pictures on social media—trying to make her first birthday since her death in September as joyous as possible. “Though Emily’s heavenly homecoming has left an earthly gap in our family,…

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Robertson named Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Louisiana Christian University history professor Dr. Henry O. Robertson has been named Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs. Robertson is the Hogan Family Board of Regents Professor of History.  He started work at LCU in 2006 as an associate professor and became chair of the Division of History and Political Science in 2007.  Following eight…

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