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-- Five Southeastern Louisiana University students are the first recipients
of Southeastern Louisiana University’s Distinguished Graduate Fellowships.
The fellowships, presented by the university’s Graduate School, are designed
help recruit and retain top quality students for Southeastern’s 18 graduate
programs. Graduate School Dean Michael Kurtz, second from right,
said recipients will receive $3,500 per year for up to three years. Fellowships
will be awarded annually. Recipients are, from left, Daniel Altazin of
Baton Rouge, history; Nga Thu Ly, Hanoi, Vietnam, business administration;
Meghann Clark, Chestertown, Md., biology; Sarah Alvear, Livingston, business
administration; and Erica Perrer, Ponchatoula, biology.