Dr. Nichole Stanford – UL Professor of English on Teaching Kids Respectful Negotiation Skills

Dr. Nichole Stanford and Jan Swift at taping of Discover Lafayette

Dr. Nichole Stanford, English professor at UL – Lafayette and Director of the Writing Center on campus, joins Discover Lafayette to discuss her work on teaching kids to learn how to dissent productively. By learning respectful negotiation, children can learn how to participate in society in a way that is a win-win for all. What […]

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Dr. E. Joseph Savoie – President of University of Louisiana – Lafayette

Dr. E. Joseph Savoie, president of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, joins Discover Lafayette to share his life story and dedication to improving our state’s educational climate. Dr. Savoie has served as president of UL-Lafayette since 2008. Before serving at UL, Dr. Savoie served as Louisiana’s commissioner of higher education for 12 years. He […]

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Judge Richard “Dicky” Haik, Sr. – Lifelong Public Servant on Federal and State Bench

Judge Dicky Haik and Jan Swift at taping of Discover Lafayette

Retired Federal Judge Richard “Dicky” Haik, Sr. joined Discover Lafayette to discuss his distinguished career in law after serving on the bench for 32 years. Judge Haik grew up in New Iberia and proudly went to Catholic High of New Iberia along with other notables who have followed him, including retired Sheriff Mike Neustrom and […]

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