The Fall 2007 issue of Voila is now available in digital format for you to download.
Download: Voila 2007 Fall (PDF)
This digital edition of Voila is available in PDF format.
On the Cover
Sociology students spent a semester investigating the history of a deserted Chackbay church and its long-gone congregation.
In this issue:
- To the Point
New and renovated student housing, university and program accreditations and emergency police drills top campus news.
- The Bottom Line
Enrollment, retention, minority recruitment and student quality are thriving at Nicholls.
- Chefs du Jour
Sample the flavor of success with these culinary alumni.
- The Classroom of Life
Service learning has real power to inspire, despite clichés that often accompany the new education catchphrase.
- From Bitten Ears to Battlefield Letters
Library archives preserve treasures from Audubon, Shakespeare and the Bayou Region’s past.
- The Forgotten People of a Forgotten Time
Age-old Louisiana traditions are as much in peril as the land in which they’re embedded. One piece at a time, Nicholls is trying to keep the Louisiana of legend alive.
- Fruits of Labor
Ag faculty lend a hand to citrus growers.
- ‘I Launched My Own Corporation’ (or ‘What I Did Last Semester’) Student Kelsi Guidry dreams of making it big in the Internet business, with a little help from the Entré Lab.
- Beyond Finger Painting
Learning to be a teacher means learning to work with children and their parents.
- Trying on Old Age
New technologies help nurses experience the world of the elderly.
- The Freshman Connection
University College is reaching out to freshmen with a Facebook/MySpace-inspired web site to help them through the first year of college.
- One Man, Two Stars, Many Hats
Alumnus Hunt Downer rises to the highest ranks of the Louisiana Army National Guard and state government.
- Leveling the Playing Field
Sports facilities are receiving $1.6 million in upgrades.
- Duty Calls … Again
Jim Hunter has answered the call of duty to Vietnam, tennis and now Nicholls.
- Just Plain Barb
Reliable and soft-spoken, Barbara Naquin becomes the first woman inducted into the Louisiana Athletic Trainers’ Association Hall of Fame.