Senator Encourages STEM Programs in Schools

On Thursday, April 27, the Louisiana senators of the Education Committee discussed plans to form a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics council in Louisiana school systems that will create different STEM programs across Louisiana. The proposed council would consist of 29 members that managed the finances related to the STEM programs, create an high school diploma
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Should STEM Grow in Louisiana?

Senator Hewitt was met with no opposition as she proposed Bill 225, a bill aimed at seeing STEM programs grow and develop in Louisiana. Bill 225 has three main goals. First, the bill will create a Louisiana STEM advisory council. This advisory council will coordinate delivery, increase student interest in STEM, and increase the number
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Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics, Oh My! Senate Bill 225 Favorably Amended

Thursday, April 27, Senate Bill 225 was favorably amended due to no objections and all green cards in the Hainkel Room. Senate Bill 225 involves support of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in Louisiana. This Isn’t a Robot video was used to open the meeting and introduce committee and attendees to STEM. The video
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Senator Hewitt Shuffles STEM Bill through the Education Committee

Louisiana State Senator Sharon Hewitt proposed SB225 on Thursday in the Senate Education Committee meeting. The bill focused on increasing the attention and promotion of STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) programs in Louisiana. The bill aimed to create a Louisiana STEM advisory council. They would coordinate and oversee the creation, delivery and promotion of STEM
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Student Government Association introduces senate hopefuls

The Student Government Association kicked off its election process Monday with a technological twist. In addition to opening the online election system in the morning, SGA also held a live candidate forum on its Facebook page at 6:30 p.m. The forum introduced the candidates running for senate and allowed questions and feedback from fellow students through
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Let’s Get Real: Southeastern’s Library Hosts Fake News Panel

Southeastern’s library hosted a “Fake News” panel in the student union theater on Tuesday during which communication professors and librarians gave students their professional opinion on false news. Communication professors, Joe Burns, Joseph Mirando and Claire Procopio represented the fake news panel. They were joined by Stephen Sanders, an information literacy instructor, and Dayne Sherman
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