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10:21am

Mon December 8, 2014
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LSU Shreveport institute studies impact of student consulting to nonprofits

Helen Wise, an associate professor of sociology at LSU Shreveport, is exploring the impact of service learning projects.

The Institute for Nonprofit Administration and Research at LSU Shreveport is examining the value of service learning carried out by graduate students in the nonprofit administration degree.

As part of the program, students craft detailed proposals for fundraising, planned giving and development for a nonprofit participating in its case study. LSUS sociologist Helen Wise wants to glean the long-term value of the students’ efforts for the nonprofit.

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Mon December 8, 2014

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Fri December 5, 2014

9:54am

Thu December 4, 2014
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Shreveport churches to package thousands of meals for hunger relief in Africa

Numana's Lindsay Brown helps Shreveport-area organizations host meal packaging events for local and international hunger relief efforts.
Credit Kate Archer Kent

Volunteers from three Shreveport churches will package more than 240,000 meals this week for African hunger relief programs in Rwanda and Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone.

The El Dorado, Kansas-based charity Numana Inc. is equipping the churches with the ingredients to package bags of a rice mixture that costs 30 cents per meal. Numana’s Lindsay Brown of Shreveport is helping organizations across our region put on these fundraisers and meal packaging events.

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9:48am

Thu December 4, 2014

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