Nicholls to host Alzheimer’s conference

THIBODAUX – The Louisiana Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association will conduct its annual Dementia Care Conference — themed “A Meeting of the Minds” — on Jan. 30 at Nicholls State University. The event is slated for 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Cotillion Ballroom of the Bollinger Memorial Student Union. Continue reading “Nicholls to host Alzheimer’s conference”

Louisiana Center for Women and Government preps for busy year

THIBODAUX – Budget cuts to higher education notwithstanding, the Louisiana Center for Women and Government at Nicholls State University is preparing for an eventful 2009 — including a Hall of Fame ceremony headlined by two of the nation’s most respected political consultants. Continue reading “Louisiana Center for Women and Government preps for busy year”

Nicholls to face additional budget cuts

THIBODAUX – The Louisiana Division of Administration has instructed the state’s institutions of higher education to prepare two financial scenarios that, if implemented, would result in a substantial reduction in state appropriated funds for the 2009-2010 fiscal year. According to the proposed scenarios, Nicholls State University could face a minimum budget cut of $4,773,579 and a maximum cut of $8,604,487. Continue reading “Nicholls to face additional budget cuts”

Badeaux addresses Louisiana Women’s Policy and Research Commission

Dr. Laura Badeaux, director of the Louisiana Center for Women and Government (standing second from right), conducted a presentation on the history of the Louisiana Women's Policy and Research Commission – as well as the upcoming 2009 National Women's Leadership Summit in New Orleans – at the commission’s Meet-and-Greet session on Thursday, Dec. 18, in Baton Rouge. The Louisiana Women's Policy and Research Commission was created by the Louisiana legislature in 2003 to advise the governor on women's policy and to address the needs and concerns of women in Louisiana. The commission identifies and analyzes trends of negative impact regarding the health and prosperity of women and monitors the status of women in Louisiana in order to evaluate economic, educational, health concerns, needs and hardships.
Dr. Laura Badeaux, director of the Louisiana Center for Women and Government at Nicholls (standing second from right), conducted a presentation on the history of the Louisiana Women's Policy and Research Commission – as well as the upcoming 2009 National Women's Leadership Summit in New Orleans – at the commission’s Meet-and-Greet session on Thursday, Dec. 18, in Baton Rouge. The Louisiana Women's Policy and Research Commission was created by the Louisiana legislature in 2003 to advise the governor on women's policy and to address the needs and concerns of women in Louisiana. The commission identifies and analyzes trends of negative impact regarding the health and prosperity of women and monitors the status of women in Louisiana in order to evaluate economic, educational, health concerns, needs and hardships.