$124.7 million: That's how much the University expended on research and development last year. It’s the second consecutive year UL Lafayette spent more than $100 million on R&D.
TOP STUDENTS HONORED DURING FALL 2005 COMMENCEMENT CEREMONIES
The University of Louisiana at Lafayette recognized four students who earned the highest grade point averages during Fall 2005 Commencement Ceremonies Dec. 17. Those students include:
• Paul Jude Guidry, who earned a 4.0. He was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree from the College of Liberal Arts with a major in Criminal Justice. He is the son of Louis and Nellie Guidry of Breaux Bridge and the husband of Carollyn Shanks Guidry of Lafayette.
• Julie Annette Allen, who earned a 3.992. She was awarded a Bachelor of General Studies from the College of General Studies. Her major was in General Studies with a concentration in Behavioral Science. She is the daughter of the late Paul Hebert and May Hebert of Jennings and is the wife of Michael Allen of Lafayette.
• Jennifer Marie Reinert, who earned a 3.976. She was awarded a Bachelor of Arts from the College of Liberal Arts with a major in Mass Communication and a concentration in Journalism. She is the daughter of Don and Pat Reinert of Viroqua, Wisconsin.
• Bridget Tweedel Soumeillan, who earned a 3.976. She was awarded a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education with a concentration in Math Education. She is the daughter of Ronald and Marcella Tweedel of Lafayette and the wife of Troy Soumeillan of Lafayette.