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|HONORS PROGRAM LECTURE, AWARDS RESCHEDULED FOR OCT. 6
HAMMOND – The Southeastern Louisiana
University Honors Program awards ceremony and lecture celebrating the program's
25th anniversary has been rescheduled for Oct. 6.
The program, postponed earlier because of
Hurricane Ivan, will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Kiva of the Cate Teacher
Education Center. Eleven students will receive the Honors Program’s Sophomore
Honors Distinction Award.
At 7:30 p.m. Eva Brann, professor of classics
at St. John’s College in Annapolis, Md., will present “Delight in Reading
Honors Program Director James Walter said
the Sophomore Honors Distinction Award is being presented for the first
time. Recipients are Sandra Austin, a psychology major from Amite; special
education major Anecia Flynn, elementary education major Stephanie Mayeaux,
and finance major Scott Ploof of Ponchatoula; psychology major Elizabeth
Brown and art major Christopher Baudot of Mandeville; biological sciences
major Laura Bairisco of Covington; elementary education major Janie Valle
of Slidell; English major Lauren Carson of Folsom; psychology major
Lauren Villalobos of Chalmette; and political science major Leah Voisin
Brann’s lecture is the first of three fall
semester lectures funded by a Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities grant.
Titled “Reading the Great Epics for a Higher Education,” the lecture series
will also include “Virgil’s Roman Revision of the Heroic Life” by Bainard
Cowan of Louisiana State University, Nov. 3; and “Sir Gawain, Illustrator
of the Liberal Arts” by Jack White of Mississippi State University, Nov.
For additional information about the Honors
Program, contact Walter at 985-549-2135 or visit www.selu.edu/honors.