July 6, 2014 11:46 PM
A fatal ATV crash claimed the life of a UL Lafayette Senior this holiday weekend.
The crash happened on private property in the 4600 block of Dixie-Shreveport Road in north Caddo Parish.
Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office says it appears the female who was driving took a curve too... more »
May 17, 2014 8:14 PM
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette awarded degrees to 1,615 graduates during Spring 2014 Commencement ceremonies on Saturday.
The graduates are part of the largest graduating class in the history of UL Lafayette.
Bachelor's and master's degrees were conferred at ceremonies that were held at different campus locations... more »
April 13, 2014 4:43 PM
UL Lafayette Ragin Cajuns basketball forward Shawn Long was arrested by UL Lafayette Police on Saturday, April 12. J
ust after 1 a.m. Saturday morning, Long was booked by Lafayette Police Department for entry on or remaining in places or on land after being forbidden.
Shawn Long, 2013... more »
March 10, 2014 7:03 AM
UL Lafayette presents The Cherry Orchard (a dark comedy). This show will run in the Burke Hall Theatre from March 13 -16, and March 20 - 22, 2014. Don't miss this is a chance to experience the iconic Russian theatre live.
The Director of "The Cherry Orchard" by Anton... more »
March 6, 2014 8:52 AM
In this "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott show's UL Lafayette's Women's basketball teams transformation from nine wins a year ago now. An interview with the head coach and team members show the new "team" concept at UL Lafayette. Check out the video!
February 26, 2014 6:51 AM
Veterans Upward Bound at University of Louisiana at Lafayette is currently accepting applicants for the Veterans Upward Bound program. These services are provided to economically and educationally disadvantaged and physically disabled veterans who require skills and motivation necessary to complete educational requirements, enroll and succeed in post-secondary education.
In... more »
February 21, 2014 7:27 AM
New bike lanes have been opened along a boulevard that runs through the University of Louisiana's Lafayette campus.
The new lanes occupy the outer two lanes of St. Mary Boulevard.
Officials from UL Lafayette say the bike lanes are in place to increase cyclist safety and manage traffic... more »
February 18, 2014 9:24 AM
Ragin' Business Week at B.I. Moody College of Business will be in the month of February. Delta Sigma Pi, UL Lafayette College of Business Dean's Office and SGA present this event from February 17 - 21, 2014. The community and ULL students are invited to learn about leadership and accessing... more »
January 9, 2014 7:54 AM
Cajuns versus UT-Arlington at the Cajundome Saturday, January 11, 2014. This also doubles as "Take a kid to a game" day, all kids 12-and-under get in free with an adult. Free basketballs to the first 400 kids who arrive at the Cajundome by 1 p.m. This Saturday is part of... more »
December 17, 2013 7:18 AM
The UL Lafayette Veterans Upward Bound Program is recruiting veterans to participate in the program. They are actively seeking participants for the Spring 2014 semester.
For more info call: 337-482-5819
Or visit: http://gs.louisiana.edu/vub/actively
September 19, 2013 8:15 AM
In this segment of "Spirit of Acadiana" Scott Brazda visits UL Lafayette's Chi Alpha Cafe. Chi Alpha is a Christian student organization that encourages students to earnestly follow the christian faith. Their café is a great place for students to relax and socialize between classes; it's also a full service... more »
September 13, 2013 7:24 AM
The UL Ragin Cajuns are having their homer opener on Saturday, September 14. The game will kickoff is at 6 p.m. It has been suggested by UL officials to not bring book bags; diaper bags are allowed when accompanied with an age appropriate child.
For more info on new... more »
August 16, 2013 8:39 AM
UL Lafayette is currently accepting applications for enrollment. The fall semester begins on August 26; enrolment will continue for about a week after that.
For more info about admissions call: 337 482-6474
Or visit: www.louisiana.edu
July 29, 2013 7:39 AM
The Small Business Development Center at UL Lafayette is hosting a Business Plan Competition. This competition is set up for July 15 through September 25th. This event is to help grow or start one small business in Lafayette. Sponsors for this event are the Lafayette Chamber, Cox Business, Home Bank,... more »
May 23, 2013 9:28 AM
The head coach of a college baseball team is about to participate in a conference tournament, play in the tournament and try to win a bunch of games over three or four days. In today's "Spirit of Acadiana" we talk with Ragin' Cajuns head man Tony Robichaux.
May 23, 2013 7:50 AM
UL Lafayette is offering Veteran's Upward Bound. The summer orientation is June 1, 2013 at 8:30 a.m.
For more info call: 337-482-5819
Or visit: gs.louisiana.edu/vub
April 30, 2013 7:26 PM
Depending what happens in the legislature, tuition could rise for thousands of students at universities across the state.
Tuesday, the House Education Committee held a hearing on a proposed bill which would allow universities to raise tuition without legislative approval.
"We're trying desperately to maintain quality and performance... more »
August 31, 2012 7:06 PM
One Acadiana mother with the help of the community is raising scholarship money for UL Lafayette students all in memory of her son.
Carol Trosclair says her son David never missed school and he called her one morning saying, "Mom, I'm going to take some medicine to get better... more »
May 15, 2012 9:15 AM
LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - The Water Institute of the Gulf has hired a civil engineering professor at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette as the new director of natural systems modeling and monitoring. Ehab Meselhe, who has worked on coastal Louisiana and Florida Everglades issues, tells The Advocate he is... more »
March 23, 2012 8:45 AM
UL Lafayette Pre-Professional Society is hosting Camp Cajun at McNapsy Field at UL Lafayette. The event will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. It's a fun day for family, friends and members of the special-needs community. There will be food, a petting zoo,... more »
November 1, 2011 11:22 PM
On Wednesday, architects will unveil their 15-year-plan for UL's campus and some of the changes won't affect just students:
"We're bridging through (former) Lourdes to create a biomedical research place and then the transition begins to take place from an applied research perspective," Steve Oubre explained.
Oubre and... more »
September 28, 2011 11:31 PM
The roar of bulldozers can be heard along the Delcambre canal, where construction is underway for a new marina. The marina is part of a revitalization plan for the Port of Delcambre, approved by voters nearly two years ago.
"We're looking at a lot of different concepts for the... more »
March 30, 2011 7:59 AM
Event Name - UL Lafayette NEW 2012 Admissions Requirements
Organization - UL Lafayette
Event Date - Beginning Fall 2012
Event Phone Number - 337-482-6467 or 337-482-1036
Event Website - http://admissions.louisiana.edu/basics/
Event Information - UL Lafayette wants to spread the word to the Acadiana area about... more »
February 21, 2011 5:25 AM
Governor Jindal will be in the hub city today. He will speaking about higher education initiatives. His press conference begins at 11am, at Ul's Dupré Library.
November 30, 2010 8:00 PM
University of Louisiana students might have fewer choices when it comes to signing up for classes soon, as another program could be on the chopping block. KATC's Maddie Garrett talked with students and University officials Tuesday about the budget problems and what it could mean for students.
University officials... more »
November 10, 2010 1:58 PM
Hundreds rallied on the Louisiana Capitol steps today against higher education cuts. The rally was organized by students and faculty from the University of New Orleans. It attracted interest from students and university staff around the state. Students from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette were at the rally, as... more »
October 31, 2010 11:57 PM
UL Lafayette is now home to a unique collection.
Sunday, a new center opened at Edith Dupre Library in honor of novelist Ernest Gaines. The famed author was on hand to dedicate the space which will allow scholars and students to work with his papers and manuscripts.
The... more »
October 30, 2010 10:35 PM
Lafayette police are still searching for suspects in the murder of a UL freshmen.
20-year old Kenny Donnelly, a member of the National Guard from Alexandria was killed after being attacked in his home on Mckinley Street Thursday.
A roommate of his, also 20 years old and from... more »
October 13, 2010 2:41 PM
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette MBA program is named in The Princeton Review "Best 300 Business Schools." The 2011 edition of its book is published by Random House. More than 19,000 students from the 300 schools were surveyed for the listings. "It is a privilege to be ranked as... more »
October 12, 2010 9:03 AM
Saturday, October 16th is the 9th Annual UL Lafayette Triathlon. This fun-oriented even includes a 200yd swim, an 8.5mile bike course, and a 2.5mile run. The triathlon takes place at Bourgeios Hall on Cajundome Blvd. at 7:30am. There is still time to register!
For more information call, Dave Suter... more »
October 6, 2010 6:16 PM
The threat of more state budget cuts to higher education has moved one group of Louisiana-Lafayette students, tired of rising tuition rates, to rally against cuts this week. Links for Literacy is organizing a rally in the quad Thursday from 11:00am - 4:00pm. They hope to raise awareness of budget... more »
September 21, 2010 4:23 PM
Update: The FBI has joined the investigation, but they're not leading it. It's also being investigated by the Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office and fire department. Sheila Thorne with the FBI tells KATC they're interested as it relates to a possible hate crime due to the proximity of the car to... more »
September 16, 2010 6:17 PM
LAFAYETTE - Prospective college students and their parents can learn more about the college-selection and admissions processes during Parents' Night on Sept. 22 at UL Lafayette. The event will be held from 6 - 8 p.m. The event, hosted by the Office of Enrollment Services, will provide prospective college students... more »
August 19, 2010 11:11 AM
LAFAYETTE - Everyone has a story. Now you can tell yours. University College at UL Lafayette is once again offering Life Writing courses to anyone 55 years of age or older at a tuition rate of $100. Classes meet once a week for three hours at Grace Presbyterian Church in... more »
August 17, 2010 6:26 PM
LAFAYETTE - The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is among the 2011 Best Colleges as designated by U.S. News Media Group. The exclusive rankings were issued today. They include more than 1,400 schools nationwide. Over the past two decades, the U.S. News college rankings, which group schools based on categories... more »
August 17, 2010 12:51 PM
The first day of school for University of Louisiana at Lafayette students is Monday August 23. This year, there's a new requirement for many of the school's first time freshmen. Students will be required to take a two credit hour course. It's part of the university's Quality Enhancement Plan. The... more »
May 14, 2010 12:45 PM
LAFAYETTE - Outstanding students, former graduates and Louisiana politicians will all be speakers during UL Lafayette commencement ceremonies Saturday at the Cajundome and Cajundome Convention Center. Scheduled speakers and the complete schedule of ceremonies include: Cajundome • 9 a.m. College of General Studies. Stephen Gaubert, a graduate of UL Lafayette... more »
March 15, 2010 2:29 PM
Louisiana is fixing education problems before they begin, as the first state to start what's known as a "value-added research project."
This program determines the future of Acadiana students.
University of Louisiana at Lafayette and other colleges throughout the state see this as an initiative to help find... more »
February 10, 2010 8:21 PM
In the month since an earthquake devastated Haiti, many on the campus of University of Louisiana Lafayette have opened their hearts and their wallets for a small group of students from Port au Prince. In all, there are 14 students from Haiti studying on campus, and for most their friends... more »
February 4, 2010 10:56 AM
LAFAYETTE - On Wednesday, Feb. 10, local restaurant owner Ema Haq will open his Lafayette restaurant Bailey's Seafood and Grill to benefit UL Lafayette students from Haiti.
The restaurant will offer a buffet for patrons from 5 to 10 p.m. with all proceeds going to the already-established UL... more »
January 29, 2010 11:14 AM
LAFAYETTE - A well-known and respected family and a restaurant with long-standing traditions in Lafayette, have forged a greater tie with the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
The Judice family and the Judice Inn have established the $100,000 Marc and Alcide Judice of Judice Inn Endowed Professorship in Business.... more »
January 13, 2010 11:53 PM
For many in Acadiana, the images of devastation in Haiti may seem like a world away, for others though, the images on television hit painfully close to home, they are of home. "We kept calling, no answer, same with my in-laws, we kept calling, we're still calling and no answer,"... more »
January 8, 2010 4:25 PM
$21.2 Million Mid-Year Cut to Impact Courses and Personnel in the UL System BATON ROUGE - Terminations, decreased class offerings, and reductions in operating budgets for athletics, libraries and student support programs are some of the ways the eight universities in the University of Louisiana System are absorbing a $21.2... more »
December 18, 2009 12:12 PM
Please find below, the Graduation List along with the Dean's and President's List for Fall 2009 at UL Lafayette.
The lists can be viewed at:
December 3, 2009 7:13 PM
University of Louisiana at Lafayette professor John Tanner has returned to campus almost six months after nearly losing his life in a bike accident in Texas. "They took me to the hospital, I was unconscious, they said I coded twice that day, but hey, that was then, this is now,"... more »
November 23, 2009 11:16 AM
UL's Center for Innovative Learning and Assessment Technologies is working on a variety of science-based educational video games for middle school students. I spoke with the director, Doctor Douglas Williams, about its most recent game called Conquest of the Coastlands. Williams says that educational video games are a much more... more »
October 26, 2009 7:27 PM
The college experience isn't the same for all students anymore. In some cases, students can earn a degree from an institution, without ever stepping foot on an actual campus. That holds true at UL Lafayette, where starting next fall, the B.I. Moody III College of Business Administration will begin offering... more »
October 16, 2009 5:12 PM
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Department of Energy Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman today announced the winners of the 2009 Department of Energy Solar Competition on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Team Germany, the student team from Darmstadt, Germany, won top honors by designing, building, and operating the most attractive and... more »
October 14, 2009 11:45 AM
The Susan G. Komen On the Go TM Tour Brings Life-Saving Messages to Acadiana Today the Acadiana Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® will host Komen On the Go TM in the Small Business Development Center parking lot at 220 East Saint Mary Boulevard on the UL Lafayette... more »
October 6, 2009 8:14 AM
The UL Lafayette community is mourning the loss of a long-time professor. Bradley Pollock died Thursday at the age of 54. Professor Pollock taught African American studies at UL for more than 20 years. He was instrumental in establishing the African American program and its curriculum. Funeral services will be... more »