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University of Louisiana at Monroe

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Established 1931
Type Public
President James E. Cofer, Sr.
Undergraduates 7,284
Postgraduates 856
Location Monroe, Louisiana, USA
Campus Urban
Colors Maroon and Gold
Nickname Warhawks
Website http://www.ulm.edu
A view over the Bayou DeSiard of the ULM library and conference center

The University of Louisiana at Monroe is a coeducational, public university located in Monroe, Louisiana, USA with an approximate enrollment of 8,140 students, also known as Louisiana-Monroe or ULM, and is a part of the University of Louisiana System. The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The term public school has three distinct meanings: In the USA and Canada, elementary or secondary school supported and administered by state and local officials. ... University President is the title of the highest ranking officer within a university, within university systems that prefer that appellation over other variations such as Chancellor or rector. ... In some educational systems, undergraduate education is post-secondary education up to the level of a Bachelors degree. ... Degree ceremony at Cambridge. ... The city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Cities with at least a million inhabitants in 2006 An urban area is an area with an increased density of human-created structures in comparison to the areas surrounding it. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... Maroon is a color related to dark red. ... Gold is a shade of the color yellow closest to that of gold metal. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos or other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Image File history File links Library3_ulm. ... Image File history File links Library3_ulm. ... For the community in Florida, see University, Florida. ... The city of Monroe is the parish seat of Ouachita Parish, in the US state of Louisiana. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... The University of Louisiana System is one of four public University systems in Louisiana. ...


The University of Louisiana at Monroe is the only university in Louisiana to offer a master's degree in gerontology. ULM also is the only state university in Louisiana to offer postgraduate and doctoral pharmacy degrees. Graduates of the pharmacy program receive the Doctor of Pharmacy degree (Pharm.D.). Gerontology is the study of aging. ... quagmire:For alternate meanings see state university (disambiguation). ...


The University of Louisiana at Monroe also is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). All undergraduate programs at the University of Louisiana at Monroe that are eligible for accreditation by professional agencies are accredited. Such as the College of Business Administration at ULM has received the AACSB accreditation for all undergraduate and postgraduate business degree programs. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) is a regional accreditor for over 13,000 public and private educational institutions ranging from preschool to college level in the Southern United States. ... Accreditation is a process by which a facilitys services and operations are examined by a third-party accrediting agency to determine if applicable standards are met. ... The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - is the USA based body which awards accreditation following a review of the quality of Scotts site can be found at Degree programmes delivered by Management Schools. ...

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History

  • In September 1931, the university held its first session as Ouachita Parish Junior College.
  • In 1934, Louisiana State University received authority from the state legislature to operate the facilities of the university as Northeast Center of Louisiana State University.
  • Its name was changed to Northeast Junior College of Louisiana State University in 1939.
  • In 1950, the state legislature approved the expansion of Northeast Junior College to a full college offering academic degrees. The name was changed to Northeast Louisiana State College.
  • The university began offering its first doctoral degrees in the 1969-70 academic year, and its name was changed to Northeast Louisiana University by the legislature.
  • On August 27, 1999, the university officially changed its name to its present form, the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
  • On August 30, 2006 the university debuted its new mascot 'ACE' at its home opening football game versus Alcorn State.

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Academics

Pharmacy

Established in 1956, the College of Pharmacy acquired a new facility in 2006; classes and labs moved to the new off-campus (Bienville) building during the Spring 2007 semester. The College of Pharmacy also has satellite campuses in Shreveport and Baton Rouge. Current requisites require a two-year college program; a three-year requisite will be required for the entering students in 2009 (graduating pharmacy class of 2013). The College is accredited by the American Council on Pharmacy Education. A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Shreveport, Louisiana is the third largest metropolitan city in the state of Louisiana, USA. It is located in Caddo Parish, and as of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 200,145. ... Capitol Building Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana, a state of the United States of America. ...


Also included in the College of Pharmacy is the Toxicology program. Only one of seven programs in the entire nation, the school offers a undergraduate and a masters degree in this subject.


Business

The University of Louisiana at Monroe offers several undergraduate and postgraduate (MBA) degree programs. Since 1973, the College of Business Administration at ULM has received the AACSB accreditation for all undergraduate and postgraduate business degree programs. AACSB is generally regarded among the prestigious MBA accreditations worldwide, and awarded to the top 15% of business schools in the United States. Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a tertiary degree in business management. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) - is the USA based body which awards accreditation following a review of the quality of Scotts site can be found at Degree programmes delivered by Management Schools. ...


Marriage and family therapy

The University of Louisiana at Monroe offers M.A. and Ph.D. programs in marriage and family therapy. Cybernetics, which evolved from the Macy conferences in the same year, and which focuses on information processing, feedback mechanisms, and patterns of communication, informs the theories and methodologies of this discipline. Additionally, systemic thinking dating from the 1920s and 1930s in works by Sullivan, von Bertalanffy and Bateson have become the cornerstones for theories in the field of marriage and family therapy. Marriage and family therapists diagnose and treat a wide range of mental and emotional disorders as well as other health and behavioral problems. For other uses, see Cybernetics (disambiguation). ... In general, information processing is the changing (processing) of information in any manner detectable by an observer. ... In cybernetics and control theory, feedback is a process whereby some proportion or in general, function, of the output signal of a system is passed (fed back) to the input. ... Karl Ludwig von Bertalanffy (September 19, 1901, Vienna, Austria - June 12, 1972, New York, USA) was a biologist who was a founder of general systems theory. ... Marriage and family therapy is a branch of counseling psychology. ...


The University of Louisiana at Monroe established a master's degree program in marriage and family therapy in 1983 which became accredited in 1987. Today the ULM program is accredited by both the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education (COAMFTE) and the Council for the Accreditation for Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP) — one of only two dually-accredited marriage and family therapy programs in the United States. With the Louisiana Board of Regents' approval (1995), a doctoral program in marriage and family therapy was implemented in the fall of 1996. Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ...


Theater Arts

ULM is also known for its Division of Theatre and Drama, which was established in 1953. For many years, the division was headed by George C. Brian (1919-2007), Ph.D., a Baton Rouge native who was an actor, director, filmmaker, singer, dancer, and patron of the arts. He revitalized the program and brought Broadway stars to Monroe to perform with his students. January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. ... Capitol Building Baton Rouge is the capital of Louisiana, a state of the United States of America. ... For other uses, see Actor (disambiguation). ... A theatre director is a principal in the theatre field who oversees and orchestrates the mounting of a play by unifying various endeavors and aspects of production. ... The film director, on the right, gives last minute direction to the cast and crew, whilst filming a costume drama on location in London. ... For other uses, see Singer (disambiguation). ... A contemporary dancer rehearsing in a dance studio Dance generally refers to human movement either used as a form of expression or presented in a social, spiritual or performance setting. ... The Arts is a broad subdivision of culture, comprised of many expressive disciplines. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ...


English

ULM's English department publishes Turnrow, a bi-annual journal that publishes peer-reviewed short fiction, poetry, visual art, and interviews.


Social Work

Athletics

Louisiana-Monroe sports teams participate in NCAA Division I (I-A for football). ULM joined the Sun Belt Conference for all sports on July 1, 2006 after previously playing as a member of the Southland Conference in all sports except football (the swimming and diving team was also a member of the Sun Belt Conference before ULM dropped the sport in April 2005). The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... A college football game between Colorado State and Air Force. ... The Sun Belt Conference is a college athletic conference that has been affiliated with the NCAAs Division I since 1976. ... The Southland Conference is a college athletic conference which operates in the south central United States. ...


ULM moved up from Division I-AA to Division I-A in 1994 and played as a I-A independent program from 1994 through 2000. ULM became a football-only member of the Sun Belt Conference in 2001 when the conference began sponsoring football; in 2006, ULM joined as a member in all sports. In 2005, ULM shared the Sun Belt Conference football championship with Arkansas State University and the University of Louisiana-Lafayette (ASU received the conference's New Orleans Bowl bid due to tiebreaking procedures). Arkansas State University student union, Jonesboro, Arkansas Arkansas State University (A-State) or (ASU) is a public university and is the flagship campus of the Arkansas State University System, the states second largest college system. ... The University of Louisiana at Lafayette, more commonly known as UL Lafayette, Louisiana-Lafayette, or UL is a coeducational public research university located in Lafayette, Louisiana, in the heart of Acadiana. ... The New Orleans Bowl is a post-season college football bowl game certified by the NCAA that has been played annually at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans, Louisiana since 2001. ...


The university is the home of several award-winning groups including the Sound of Today and the competition cheerleading squad. The ULM water ski team is the most successful in the history of collegiate water skiing, having won 18 times in the annual NCWSA national championships since its inception in 1979. The Bayou DeSiard was the host site of the first national championships in that year. Sound of Today is the name of the award-winning marching band at the University of Louisiana at Monroe. ... // Water skiing began in 1922 when Ralph Samuelson strapped two boards to his feet and rigged a clothesline up to his boat on Lake Pepin in Lake City, Minnesota. ...


The football team recently embarressed Alabama in their own stadium.


Traditions

ULM Warhawks
ULM Warhawks

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On January 30, 2006, university president James Cofer announced officially that ULM would be retiring the 75-year-old "Indians" mascot in light of new NCAA restrictions against American Indian-themed mascots, which the NCAA considers "hostile and abusive" to Native Americans. This came a few days after a mascot committee voted unanimously in favor of the change. The university accepted suggestions for the new mascot through February 28, 2006. The mascot committee then selected 12 semifinalists. This article is about the people indigenous to the United States. ... This article is about the people indigenous to the United States. ...


An online poll, available to students, faculty, staff, alumni, donors and others (interested parties with no affiliation to the school), yielded three semifinalists: "Warhawks," "Bayou Gators" and "Bayou Hawks." [1] The school's mascot committee passed a single recommendation to the university president, who made the final decision. Warhawks was announced as ULM's new mascot on April 5, 2006 and implemented on June 26, 2006. [2] The new nickname honors Maj. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault's Air Force unit from World War II, which utilized the Curtiss P-40 Warhawk in battle, although the logos primarily use bird imagery. is the 95th day of the year (96th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Claire Lee Chennault Lt. ... “The U.S. Air Force” redirects here. ... Combatants Allied powers: China France Great Britain Soviet Union United States and others Axis powers: Germany Italy Japan and others Commanders Chiang Kai-shek Charles de Gaulle Winston Churchill Joseph Stalin Franklin Roosevelt Adolf Hitler Benito Mussolini Hideki Tōjō Casualties Military dead: 17,000,000 Civilian dead: 33,000... The Curtiss P-40 was a US single-engine, single-seat, low-wing, all-metal fighter and ground attack aircraft which first flew in 1938, and was used in great numbers in World War II. It was a direct adaptation of the existing P-36 airframe to enable mass production...


Greek life

NPC Sororities

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IFC Fraternities

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NPHC Organizations

Alpha Phi Alpha (ΑΦΑ) is the first intercollegiate fraternity established by African Americans. ... Alpha Kappa Alpha (ΑΚΑ) Sorority, Incorporated, is the first Greek-letter organization established and incorporated by African-American college women. ... Kappa Alpha Psi (KAΨ) is the second-oldest collegiate Greek-letter fraternity with a predominantly African American membership and the first black intercollegiate fraternity incorporated as a national body. ... Omega Psi Phi (ΩΨΦ) is a national fraternity, and was the first black national fraternal organization to be founded at a historically black college. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Phi Beta Sigma (ΦΒΣ) Fraternity was founded at Howard University in Washington, D.C. on January 9, 1914, by three young African-American male students. ... Zeta Phi Beta (ΖΦΒ) Sorority, Inc. ... Sigma Gamma Rho (ΣΓΡ) was founded on November 12, 1922, by seven educators in Indianapolis, Indiana. ...

Organization(s) with campus presence that are not officially recognized by ULM

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Notable alumni


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University of Louisiana at Monroe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (858 words)
The University of Louisiana at Monroe established a master's degree program in marriage and family therapy in 1983 which first became accredited in 1987.
ULM is currently a member of the Sun Belt Conference for football, and the Southland Conference in other sports, which will join the Sun Belt for all sports in 2006.
The ULM water ski team is the most successful in the history of collegiate water skiing, having won 18 times in the annual NCWSA National Championships since its inception in 1979.
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Louisiana was named by the French explorer Robert Cavelier de La Salle in honour of Louis XIV in 1682.
The rest of Louisiana became a colony of Spain by the Treaty of Fountainebleau of 1762.
The ancestors of Creoles generally came to Louisiana directly from France or from the French colonies in the Caribbean and settled in New Orleans or in South Eastern Louisiana.
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