University of Louisiana at Lafayette

UL Lafayette partnership aims to provide small businesses a big boost

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a partner in a new initiative that aims to help small businesses grow.
The application deadline is July 23 for Accelerate Acadiana, a collaboration among UL Lafayette, the Lafayette Economic Development Authority and the Community Foundation of Acadiana’s INNOV8. A $700,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration funds the program.

A six-pack of Bayou Bengal. (Photo by Sarah Gamard/ Manship School News Service)

Senator wants to ban college beer deals

A contentious proposal in the Louisiana House of Representatives by a Shreveport lawmaker would prohibit a state institution of higher learning from allowing its name or symbol to be affixed to an alcoholic beverage.
This has ramification for both the microbreweries and the schools. The controversy even caught the attention of Gov. John Bel Edwards, who weighed into the brew-ha-ha Thursday.

Renowned Crowley businessman B.I. Moody receives a standing ovation following his speech during a ceremony honoring him at ULL Wednesday night. Standing behind Moody is his grandson Braxton Moody V. (Photos by Howell Dennis/Crowley Post-Signal)

B.I. Moody looks at the plaque which was unveiled during a ceremony honoring him Wednesday night at ULL’s BI Moody College of Business Administration building. On the right is John Blohm, vice president for university advancement at UL Lafayette.

Moody honored for career, generosity

Crowley businessman B.I. Moody III was honored for his distinguished career and his generosity during a ceremony Wednesday night at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette in the Business Administration building which bears his name.
Over 100 people were in attendance including dozens of Moody’s family and friends, several of the college’s leaders including ULL President Joseph Savoie as well as dozens of business students who wanted to hear the renowned Crowley businessman speak.

UL Lafayette Fall 2016 Commencement is Friday

Undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees will be conferred during the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s Fall 2016 Commencement ceremonies on Friday at the Cajundome and Convention Center.
The General Assembly will be held at 11 a.m. at the Cajundome. Doctoral candidates will be hooded at this session. All graduating seniors and faculty members will attend, wearing full academic regalia.


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