SPJ Pro Chapter board meets in Lafayette

The three-year-old Louisiana Pro Chapter of Society of Professional Journalists made some history Saturday, the first time the five board members have actually met as a group instead of by conference call. The chapter president, Sergy Odiduro, came 250 miles from Ruston to Lafayette, picking up board member Gregg Trusty in Shreveport along the way. Tracy Standley, a journalism professor at McNeese, came from Lake … Continue reading SPJ Pro Chapter board meets in Lafayette

From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Two newest alumnae and two old(er) ones

Marie Elizabeth deMahy [now Oliver], right, and Sarah Bartlett [now Hughes], both 2005 journalism graduates of UL Lafayette, moved away from Lafayette, but both recently moved back with their respective husbands and two children each. On May 9, we had a mini-reunion at BJ’s; they hadn’t seen each other in those 13 years. Marie Elizabeth spent time with Ladies Home Journal in Iowa and then … Continue reading From the Desk of Dr. Buckman: Two newest alumnae and two old(er) ones