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Governor Edwards visits Ruston and Tech

The highlight of this week was a visit by Governor John Bel Edwards to Ruston and Louisiana Tech on Wednesday. The Governor began his visit by meeting with many community leaders at the First National Bank breakfast at Squire Creek. Later in the morning, he joined Mayor Ronny Walker for a ribbon-cutting event at Monster [more]

Bulldogs, Boilermakers and Basketball

This week started off with numerous meetings in my office on Monday including visits with a visiting scientist, students, staff, and a prospective eminent scholar chair. I also received an update from architects on our residential construction and campus lighting projects. I traveled to Shreveport on Tuesday to attend a meeting of higher ed, business, [more]

A little Silicon Valley along the I-20 Cyber Corridor

CenturyLink hosted the 2017 Cyber Security Summit at its Monroe Headquarters on Wednesday with an overflow audience and numerous national cybersecurity speakers & panelists on the agenda. Governor John Bel Edwards, who is one of a small number of governors serving on a cyber security policy academy for the National Governors’ Association, also spoke at the Summit. Craig Spohn [more]