The fourthÂ program in the series on "Higher Education's Role" aired onÂ November 16th at 6:00 p.m. Guests for the program were Dr. Paul Sisson, Provost and Vice Chancellor, LSUS; Christianne Wojcik, Director of Academic Services, LSUS;Â Janice Sneed, Vice Chancellor of Community and Workforce Development, Southern University Shreveport;Â Saundra Bigham, Coordinator of Dual Enrollment for Southern University Shreveport.
Louisiana Public Broadcasting collaborated with Red River Radio for a town hall discussion on Thursday, OctoberÂ 20th, 7 p.m. at LSUS.Â Local and state experts explored the drop-out crisis and answeredÂ questionsÂ the audience.Â The town hall meeting aired on Red River Radio on October 31.
The "Youth in Jeopardy Project" isÂ part of American Graduate: Letâ€™s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for PublicÂ Broadcasting.
OurÂ second program in the series, onÂ "Governmental Issues"Â aired on October 12th at 6 p.m.Â Guests on the show wereÂ Scott Hughes, Executive Director of the regional Alliance for Education,Â Elliott Stonecipher, demographer and political analyst, and Thomas Carmody, Louisiana State Representative forÂ District 6.
The "Youth in Jeopardy Project" isÂ part of American Graduate: Letâ€™s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Â
Our first program in the series, onÂ "School Attendance and Truancy," aired on September 21,Â at 6 p.m.Â Guests onÂ the show were Kathie Boyett of the Alliance for Education andÂ Janis Thompson, Director of Court Programs for Volunteers of Youth Justice.
The "Youth in Jeopardy Project" isÂ part of American Graduate: Letâ€™s Make It Happen, a public media initiative made possible by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
"For the past 50 years the Community Foundation of North Louisiana has been a vital force in improving the quality of life in our community. From their support of the arts to their efforts at reducing poverty and the underlying issues, to improving the education of our children, they have been engaged on all fronts. Join us for a look at their efforts today as we speak with some of the organizations who are improving lives through the generous support of the Community Foundation."