LeTourneau University

Bill Beckett spoke with Cynthia Hellen, Senior Director of the Belcher Center on the campus of Letourneau University, about national Broadway production of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” which comes to the Belcher Center in Longview, this Thursday night, October 1, at 7:00 pm. For more information visit the Belcher Center online or call 1-866-550-5288.

LeTourneau University

Dozens of ninth graders at Longview High School will get a very early jump on college coursework when school begins Aug. 24.

A new site for Texas’ Early College High School program is a partnership between Longview High School and LeTourneau University in Longview.

LeTourneau will expose students to its prominent aviation program. The Longview High students will take some college courses at LeTourneau – up 60 credits over the next four years, according to LeTourneau’s vice president for enrollment management Terry Dale Cruse.

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LeTourneau University in Longview will launch a new undergraduate degree program in the fall training pilots for work in the unmanned aircraft industry.

Kermit Poling spoke with Cynthia Hellen, the senior director of the Belcher Center at LeTourneau University, about the upcoming show with Garrison Keillor and pianist Rich Dworsky in an intimate evening of story telling. The show takes place on Sunday, May 3, at 7 p.m. For more information visit the Belcher Center online or call 866-550-5388.

Rwanda’s ambassador to the U.S. Mathilde Mukantabana will travel to Longview Saturday for a ceremony to remember the country’s horrible genocide 21 years ago.

LeTourneau University business student Charity Mutesi, a native of Rwanda, organized a commemorative walk and ceremony to remember the slaughter that was inflicted on the Tutsi. Some 800,000 people were killed in 100 days.

Mutesi was a toddler when her family fled to Uganda. She wants college students to learn what happened and be more compassionate.