He replaces Tony Robichaux, who died July 3. Robichaux coached the Ragin’ Cajuns for 25 seasons. Deggs worked under Robichaux as an assistant coach from 2012 to 2014.
On Nov. 16, UL Lafayette’s Renewable Resources Department will host a symposium to address the impact of Katrina on the environment and society.
The event will be held from 5 - 7 p.m. in Hamilton Hall. It is free and open to the public. Featured speakers include those from The National Wetland Research Center, the Louisiana Environmental Action Network, the Peoples Hurricane Relief Committee, the Environmental Protection Agency, and University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Hamilton Hall is located on McKinley Street between St. Mary Boulevard and University Avenue. For more info, call Barbara Benson at (337) 482-5239.