Rallo: Positive discussions during first LaSTEM meeting
Posted on 9/14/2017 3:18:00 AM.

Higher Education Commissioner Joe Rallo says the first LaSTEM Advisory Council meeting was successful in discussing how to increase the amount of students who will succeed in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. Rallo says right now, if we don’t engage, Louisiana will not catch up with neighboring states when it comes to STEM jobs.
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Senator Hewitt pushing to grow STEM programs in schools
Posted on 9/13/2017 6:09:00 AM.

A 29-member panel meets today in Baton Rouge to discuss ways to get more students interested and improve achievement in the areas of science technology, engineering and math also known as STEM. Slidell Senator Sharon Hewitt is behind this effort to grow STEM programs in schools.
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SLU receives $10 million donation towards scholarships for women
Posted on 4/12/2017 12:24:00 PM.

Southeastern Louisiana University receives a $10 million bequest, the largest single donation in its history. SLU spokesperson Mike Rivault says Seth Ryan, a Class of 1953 graduate, became an anonymous donor 15 years ago. He says Ryan donated much of his estate to the university when he passed away several weeks ago.
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Louisiana Tech receives grant to support STEM teacher preparation
Posted on 12/2/2014 4:34:00 PM.
Louisiana Tech is one of the five universities nationwide to receive a one-point-four million dollar grant to produce more secondary math and science teachers. The grant money comes from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Louisiana Tech's interim dean of the College of Education, Doctor Don Schillinger, says they are very excited about this. 
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