LCU holds 169th commencement ceremonies at home

May 6, 2024

Louisiana Christian University held its first commencement ceremonies on campus in many years in the Guinn Auditorium on Saturday. Diplomas were awarded to 195 graduates during two ceremonies, at 10…

LCU Baseball and Softball teams hold separate commencement exercises

May 6, 2024

By Noel Schonhoff While their classmates donned graduation caps and gowns Saturday, Louisiana Christian University baseball and softball Class of 2024 graduates were wearing baseball caps and team jerseys. The…

LCU art department brightens up Pineville’s Martin Library

May 2, 2024

Libraries are places where you can find fantastical creatures, colorful characters and the stuff of your wildest dreams….all inside the pages of books. Now, the children’s section of the Martin…

Psychology Club presents local church with donation

April 29, 2024

Louisiana Christian University Psychology Club students presented Neighborhood Baptist Church in Alexandria with a check for $700 on April 21 to go toward the church’s outreach in the community. The…

Benham Bros. offer encouragement at 2nd annual Martin Leadership Summit

April 26, 2024

Louisiana Christian University welcomed nationally acclaimed Christian entrepreneurs and best-selling authors the Benham Brothers as keynote speakers at Thursday’s 2nd annual Dr. Maggie Martin Marketplace Leadership Summit. Former professional baseball…

Greek professor connects with students in class and on course

April 25, 2024

Disc golf is Greek to Justin Langford. Of course, Langford has a Ph.D. in Greek… Langford, dean of the School of Ministry and Performing Arts, started teaching at Louisiana Christian…

McGee returns to LCU as development, alumni director

April 25, 2024

Louisiana Christian University welcomes back Byron McGee as director of development and alumni. McGee retired at the end of 2018 after a 35-year career at the university, having worked in…

LCU recognizes Dean’s, President’s List recipients

April 22, 2024

Louisiana Christian University announces the students who earned placement on the Dean’s and President’s List for the fall 2023 semester. The students were recognized in a ceremony on Tuesday, April…

LCU recognizes outstanding students at Honors Convocation

April 20, 2024

Louisiana Christian University held its 63rd Annual Honors Convocation Tuesday, recognizing the outstanding accomplishments of students in academics and athletics. Student awards and recipients are listed below by department, including…

Louisiana Christian hosts National Science Olympiad state finals

April 15, 2024

Louisiana Christian University hosted the Louisiana Science Olympiad state finals on Saturday, April 13, with middle and high school students from 16 schools across the state competing for a chance…

LCU holds 4th Annual C.S. Lewis Honors Forum

April 15, 2024

Louisiana Christian University honors students presented research at the 4th Annual C.S. Lewis Honors Forum on Friday afternoon. Four students presented at this year’s dinner forum. Laura Aime, a senior…

LCU to hold musical revue of favorite Broadway tunes

April 15, 2024

If you can’t get enough of Broadway show tunes, Louisiana Christian University has an exciting evening for you. The Lyric Theatre Production class presents “To: Love, Wherever I May Find…

LCU student awarded Phi Alpha Theta’s Hanger Prize

April 11, 2024

Laura Aime, a senior history major, of Baton Rouge, has been awarded this year’s Kimberly S. Hanger Prize at the Phi Alpha Theta Regional History Conference. Aime, along with a…

LCU awarded Delta Workforce Grant for nursing technology

April 10, 2024

Louisiana Christian University has been awarded more than $448,000 to develop its Responsive Nursing Technology in Education program from the Delta Regional Authority. These funds will allow LCU’s nursing program…

LCU to be closed Wednesday due to expected stormy weather

April 9, 2024

Due to the possibility of inclement weather conditions and the potential of flooding, Louisiana Christian University officials have decided to cancel classes and close all campus offices on Wednesday, April…

Four LCU students present research at LSUS Scholars Forum

April 9, 2024

Four Louisiana Christian University students presented research at the 9th Annual LSUS Regional Student Scholars Forum on Friday. Senior Isabella Melton’s paper placed second of 24 undergraduate papers presented. Melton,…

‘Superman killed God’ topic of LCU’s final C3 for spring

March 27, 2024

Dr. Renton Rathun, director of the Center for Biblical Worldview at Bob Jones University in Greenville, South Carolina, will be the speaker for the final Christ, Church, Culture event of…

Louisiana Christian University to close due to inclement weather

March 25, 2024

Due to the possibility of inclement weather, Louisiana Christian University will close the campus today at 12:15 p.m. All afternoon and evening classes will be canceled. Faculty, staff and students…

Jeffreys named acting president of Louisiana Christian

March 20, 2024

Dr. David Jeffreys has been named acting president of Louisiana Christian University by the Board of Trustees, following the March 8 retirement announcement of Dr. Rick Brewer, LCU’s ninth president.…

Alsup Vocal Competition winners announced

March 18, 2024

Louisiana Christian University held the 50th Alsup Vocal Competition, on Friday, March 15, with three outstanding upperclassmen taking top honors. The winners were: · First Place: Peyton Newton Simon, a…

Mike Byrnes Reaches Milestone Win #500 With Win Over Texas College

March 18, 2024

PINEVILLE, La. – The Louisiana Christian University baseball program defeated the Texas College Steers on Saturday afternoon by a final score of 19-1, giving the legendary Head Coach Mike Byrnes his…

LCU’s Mercer recognized by Louisiana Association of Business Educators

March 14, 2024

Jason Mercer, Louisiana Christian University’s coordinator of distance education, has been elected to serve as the post-secondary member at large representative for the 2024-25 academic year for the Louisiana Association…

LCU freshman named Clarence & Rosa Fields’ Scholarship recipient

March 13, 2024

Freshman Journi Singleton has been named the Clarence and Rose Fields Emerging Black Leader Scholarship recipient for 2024. The award includes a full tuition and room and board scholarship given…

Zigarelli addresses living out faith in the marketplace

March 12, 2024

Dr. Michael Zigarelli, a professor of leadership and strategy at Messiah University in Pennsylvania, spoke at Louisiana Christian University’s 9th Annual God in the Workplace series on Monday, addressing what…

LCU hosts high schoolers interested in healthcare careers

March 11, 2024

Louisiana Christian University welcomed 35 high school students from around Central Louisiana on Friday to its first Healthcare Heroes Expedition to learn from educators and experts about different career opportunities.…

Wrestling event coming to Louisiana Christian University on Thursday

March 11, 2024

Christian Wrestling Federation will present a unique and entertaining, faith-based performance at Louisiana Christian University on Thursday, March 14, at 7 p.m. The event is being sponsored by the LCU…

LCU’s President Rick Brewer announces retirement

March 8, 2024

Louisiana Christian University President Dr. Rick Brewer has announced his retirement from higher education administration after serving for nine years as the unanimously elected ninth president of Louisiana’s only Baptist…

Faculty focus on service learning for student engagement, community partnership

March 8, 2024

Louisiana Christian University welcomed two service learning scholars from Tulane University to its March faculty meeting to train professors in creative ways to incorporate this initiative into the classroom. Dr.…

LCU Revival offers encouragement in battle between spirit and flesh

March 1, 2024

At least 15 students accepted Christ as their Lord and Savior during Louisiana Christian University’s spring revival held Tuesday through Thursday this week on campus. John Fream, pastor of Cypress…

Louisiana Christian University to host spring Career Fair

February 29, 2024

The Center for Calling & Career at Louisiana Christian University will host a career fair Thursday, March 14 for students seeking future employment. This event allows interested students to apply…

Theatre Louisiana Christian presents ‘Reckless’ by Craig Lucas

February 28, 2024

By Carmen Taffi, Wildcats Media Theatre Louisiana Christian opens its last show of the 2023-24 season March 7 with the dark comedy “Reckless” by Craig Lucas. “Why am I doing…

LCU welcomes Zigarelli as God in the Workplace speaker March 11th

February 28, 2024

Dr. Michael Zigarelli, a professor of leadership and strategy at Messiah University in Pennsylvania, will be the speaker at Louisiana Christian University’s 9th Annual God in the Workplace series on…

Media, PR students, department take top awards at SEJC

February 26, 2024

EJC24-2: Awards for SEJC Best of the South were presented at a dinner Saturday night at Troy University in Troy, Alabama; LCU placed 2nd in the overall number of awards given…

LCU students earn awards at 2024 National Religious Broadcasters Convention

February 22, 2024

NASHVILLE – Students from Louisiana Christian University’s Convergence Media and Theatre programs earned several awards at this week’s National Religious Broadcasters Convention. The students competed in the convention’s iNRB collegiate…

Louisiana Christian to hold spring revival next week

February 22, 2024

Louisiana Christian University will hold its annual spring revival series Feb. 27-29 at 11 a.m. in Guinn Auditorium. John Fream, pastor of Cypress Baptist Church in Benton, will be speaking…

Homeschoolers invited to collegiate conversation on C.S. Lewis

February 22, 2024

Louisiana Christian University hosted area homeschoolers this week for a classroom conversation on a C.S. Lewis classic. About 30 Central Louisiana high school students who are part of a monthly…

LCU to hold Spring Preview Day March 9th

February 20, 2024

Louisiana Christian University will offer high school students information about what opportunities await them at its annual Spring Preview Day on Saturday, March 9. All high school students in public,…

LCU hosts free ACT prep for area high schoolers

February 20, 2024

Louisiana Christian University was bustling with an additional 120 high school students last week on campus for a free ACT prep course for area high school students. The course, which…

Louisiana Christian University participates in Rural STEM Day

February 19, 2024

Louisiana Christian University participated in the RECIPE for Rural STEM DAY on Feb. 8 at the LSUA Mega Shelter in Alexandria. More than 1300 Central Louisiana fifth and sixth-graders interested…

LCU Psi Chi Chapter celebrates 75 years

February 16, 2024

Color Run on March 23 to raise money for locals in need   Louisiana Christian University Psi Chi chapter is celebrating its 75th anniversary on campus. Psi Chi is an…

Register for the Maggie Martin Leadership Summit to be held April 25th

February 15, 2024

Former professional baseball players David and Jason Benham will be the speakers for the 2024 Dr. Maggie Martin Marketplace Leadership Summit on April 25. The Benham Brothers are nationally acclaimed…

LCU named Military Friendly School

February 14, 2024

Louisiana Christian University has received a Miltary Friendly® school designation from the Viqtory organization. Viqtory uses public data and survey responses to award the Military Friendly® designation. The schools chosen…

DeQuincy High senior awarded LCU’s 2024 Smith Scholarship

January 31, 2024

Twenty-five high school seniors competed in Saturday’s Annual Smith Scholarship Competition at Louisiana Christian University. Jeri Vigé, from DeQuincy High School, was named the 2024 Smith Scholar. She plans to…

Wear red and work out: LCU to promote cardiovascular health in February

January 30, 2024

Louisiana Christian University wants you to wear red on the first Friday in February to kick off a monthlong focus on cardiovascular fitness! The American Heart Association recognizes the first…

Discipleship to be focus of LCU’s first C3 of 2024

January 29, 2024

The Rev. Robert Freeman will speak at Louisiana Christian University’s first Christ Church Culture (C3) event of the semester on Monday, Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m. Freeman is the founder…

LCU’s Chou says experience enhances teaching immeasurably

January 29, 2024

Textbook knowledge is one thing, but immersion is a whole different pallet of paint. Louisiana Christian University Art Professor Wangling Chou has been teaching art history and other foundational art…

LCU benefactor Young leaves behind a legacy of faith, devotion to family

January 24, 2024

Ray Young, who with his wife, Dorothy, were the benefactors of the Young School of Business, died Sunday, Jan. 21 at his home surrounded by family. He was 94. The…

Pineville High’s Debate Tournament hosted by Louisiana Christian University

January 23, 2024

By Phoebe Lim Pineville High School partnered with Louisiana Christian University to host the Cenla Classic Debate Invitational on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 19-20. Five high school debate teams competed…

LCU to remain closed through Wednesday

January 16, 2024

Due to the inclement weather, the Louisiana Christian University campus will remain closed on Wednesday, January 17. Faculty and students will continue to follow the Continuity of Operations Plan guidelines…

LCU to be closed Tuesday due to expected icy weather

January 15, 2024

Due to the expected winter weather conditions, Louisiana Christian University officials have decided to cancel classes and close all campus offices on Tuesday, January 16. Faculty and students will follow…

LCU’s Tinsley thankful for how Lord has guided her path

January 11, 2024

Dr. Sonia Tinsley has filled her life by eating her words. Tinsley said she would never get a Ph.D. after the exhaustion of going to graduate school at night to…

Louisiana Christian to partner with U.S. Air Force

January 8, 2024

Louisiana Christian University has been approved as the newest general education mobile (GEM) partner school with the Community College of the United States Air Force. All courses in the program…

LCU graduate students among best in marketplace simulation

December 11, 2023

In the Marketing Management class of the MBA program, a team of students from the Young School of Business, Technology & Design finished in the top 10% of all students…

LCU’s Luckett to speak at Southern Miss awards ceremony

December 1, 2023

Louisiana Christian University Dean of Nursing Dr. Tomekia Luckett will serve as the keynote speaker at the University of Southern Mississippi Nurse Practitioner Awards and Recognition Ceremony on Dec. 7…

LCU students win inaugural case study competition at LSUA mini-conference

November 17, 2023

Louisiana Christian University senior public relations majors Phoebe Lim, of Baton Rouge, and Nathan Roper, of Alexandria, won Outstanding Case Study honors at the 2023 PRAL Central/LSUA College of Liberal…

Louisiana Christian to host student worship collaborative

November 17, 2023

Calling all high school church musicians and worship leaders to join us at Louisiana Christian University! LCU will host its inaugural Nex Gen Worship Collaborative on Feb. 23-24. High school-aged…

Blocked Punt, 24 4th Quarter Points & Last-Second Field Goal Sends Football To NAIA Playoffs

November 13, 2023

FORT WORTH, Texas – The Louisiana Christian University football program entered the fourth quarter trailing by 14 (24-10), on the road, against the 15th-ranked team in  the country, needing an additional…

Martin Performing Arts Center: Legacy of Norman & Lorraine Martin honored at LCU

November 9, 2023

Dozens of campus and community members gathered at Louisiana Christian University on Thursday to honor the lives and generous donation of Norman and Lorraine Martin, whose financial contribution and vision…

Resolution for the Support of Israel

November 7, 2023

WHEREAS, We, the President, Faculty, and Staff of Louisiana Christian University watched in horror at the atrocities and barbaric acts inflicted on the people of Israel by terror on October…

Values & Ethics Series addresses today’s popular media effects

November 6, 2023

Actress Kayce Clark addresses the effects of popular media consumption during Louisiana Christian University’s 8th Annual Values & Ethics Series Thursday night. Clark, a 2004 alumna with a degree in…

MPAC historical marker to be unveiled Nov. 9th

November 3, 2023

Louisiana Christian University will honor the legacy that Norman and Lorraine Martin created on campus with the unveiling of a historical marker in front of the Martin Performing Arts Center…

LAICU president to speak at Louisiana Christian Founders’ Day Chapel

November 2, 2023

Eric Turner, president of the Louisiana Association of Independent Colleges and Universities, will speak at Tuesday’s annual Founders’ Day Chapel service at Louisiana Christian University. Dr. Turner will speak on…