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Access. Value. Results.

"People looked at me not as a custodian, but as a person who's being educated by the university.  It wasn't the idea of me being a custodian and going to college.  It was that somebody, no matter how old he was, took the initiative to go back to school to make himself better, and the university supported that."

-Joseph Sonnier
2008 UL Lafayette Graduate
Third Grade Teacher
Port Barre Elementary

Read more about Sonnier's story in "Results: Graduates impacting Louisiana's communities and beyond." 

"The education I have received at Northwestern has been invaluable.  In psychology classes, I have learned the correct names to the disorders I have worked with in my volunteer services and have gotten the kind of experience that has made me a better person."

-Robert Wallace
U.S. Army Active Duty Staff Sergeant
Senior Psychology Major
Northwestern State University

Read more about Wallace's story in "Value: Preparing students for tomorrow's workforce."

"Sometimes I think I'm stretched too thin working 30 hours on the weekends, taking 18 hours of classes and being a single mom.  But this is what I want to do to make a better life for me and my son."

- Lauryn Ruebush
Senior Nursing Major
McNeese State University 

Read more about Ruebush's story in "Access: Non-traditional students are the new tradition."

 

"I'm a busy person.  I have a full-time job, a family, and many other activities that I am involved in.  This [online MBA] program is flexibile without sacrificing the quality of a good education.  It was designed for non-traditional students like me."

-Sheila Snow
Monroe-West Monroe Convention & Visitors Bureau Communications Director
Online MBA Student
University of Louisiana at Monroe

Read more about Snow's story in "Access: Non-traditional students are the new tradition." 

 

 "I would have never thought I was capable of starting a business if it had not been for the entrepreneurship program at Tech.  From the beginning, the program introduced you to the entrepreneurial tools you needed to get started and was very helpful with networking."

-Ben Erwin
CEO and Co-Founder
Macon Ridge Foods

Read more about Erwin's story in "Value: Preparing students for tomorrow's workforce."

"Each intern program has prepared me to reach higher levels in my career focus.  Grambling has helped me build a strong foundation academically and socially in which I have developed skills that will support me in my research career and for that I am grateful."

-Sparkle Springfield
Senior Chemistry and Biology Major, Computer Science Minor
Grambling State University

Read more about Springfield's story in "Value: Preparing students for tomorrow's workforce."

"Changing from shooting to sitting was difficult.  They [Nicholls] helped me feel comfortable, directed me to the classes I needed and led me right where I needed to be."

-Joshua Moffett
U.S. Army Airborne Ranger with Five Combat Deployments
Sophomore Business Major
Nicholls State University

Read more about Moffett's story in "Access: Non-traditional students are the new tradition."

"My experience at Southeastern prepared me to deal with the choices and decisions that I face every day."

-David Kinnison
Vice President and Treasurer
The Shaw Group, Inc.

Read more about Kinnison's story in "Results: Graduates impacting Louisiana's communities and beyond."


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