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2022 State of the University

On Aug. 17, 2022, President Joseph Savoie gave the 2022 State of the University address. He spoke on the University of Louisiana at Lafayette’s research and enrollment accomplishments, the planning of a new Health Sciences campus, the upgrading of the New Iberia Research Center and a new engineering building and renovations to Madison Hall. Savoie spoke on UL Lafayette’s accomplishments in research, announcing that the … Continue reading 2022 State of the University

A note from the editor: Welcome Back

As the first day of class comes upon us we at L’Acadien want to welcome back everyone to campus.  The Office of Student Engagement and Leadership has a variety of events layed out over a two week span to welcome back students. Cajun Craze is full of fun interactive events hosted by various student organizations. One event kicking off Cajun Craze is Student Convocation. Incoming … Continue reading A note from the editor: Welcome Back

Student Organizations and Greeks Yearbook Feature Submissions

L’Acadien Yearbook is beginning the process of collecting information from all student organizations and greeks associated with The University of Louisiana at Lafayette. This information will be used to complete sections in our upcoming book dedicated to our student organizations and greeks here on campus. If you have a person listed on engage with contact information they should receive an email soon with information on … Continue reading Student Organizations and Greeks Yearbook Feature Submissions

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2020 L’Acadien yearbook earns first-place national award

In January, UL Lafayette’s L’Acadien yearbook earned a first-place award from the American Scholastic Press Association in New York. Competing against universities from across the country, the 2020 L’Acadien yearbook, entitled Focus, tied with Michigan State’s yearbook for a first-place finish. The staff of L’Acadien earned high marks in content presentation, general page design and publication structure. The staff also earned a perfect score in … Continue reading 2020 L’Acadien yearbook earns first-place national award

UL Lafayette Receives Carnegie R1 designation

While the new year brought back some of the same challenges regarding the COVID-19 virus, it also brought tremendous news for the entire UL Lafayette community. The University of Louisiana at Lafayette has achieved the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Learning’s prestigious R1 designation. This new title places UL among the nation’s top-tier research institutions, those with very “high research activity”, according to Carnegie. … Continue reading UL Lafayette Receives Carnegie R1 designation