Fix housing, commuting and make it easier to connect with Downtown, UL student survey shows.
UL will create Community Resilience Hubs, which will be part of a network to help communities maintain access to electricity and key services during disasters.
Source: The Daily Advertiser
Lafayette is losing young people, but Downtown is poised to be a crucial asset in the fight to keep them here.
Lafayette lost more than 700 college grads under 25 from 2017 to 2021. Better jobs and lowering housing costs could reverse the loss.
With confirmations of leases running around 90%, no one wants their daughter or son to lose out in what some see as a musical chairs competition for housing.
Source: The Advocate
The $10,000 Pay It Forward Scholarship gives at-risk students a chance at a brighter future.
Art students at UL Lafayette are facing potential competition with this emerging technology and how it sources material from existing artworks.
Volunteer-led groups, convened by Parish Proud, have made a big impact in cleaning up Lafayette litter.
Here is a selection of items on the agendas for this week’s meetings of the City and Parish councils.
Weigh in and get tickets to the Undercurrent Awards.
Mayor-President Josh Guillory is short-circuiting the site selection process in announcing a “tentative” deal with UL.
[Jim] Henderson, who oversees nine different higher education campuses in the UL system, said he doesn’t expect any major changes to the tenure system.
Source: Louisiana Illuminator