- Lafayette, LA
Jackie Thomas Recognized for Dedication to Academic Studies at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette
2012 Oct 15
University of Louisiana at Lafayette student, Jackie Thomas of Lafayette, LA, has been recognized for dedication to academic studies at the university with the "Ragin' Cajun Spirit" badge.
This badge officially inducts Thomas into the university's student recognition program, Readabout.me
Through Readabout.me, the university acknowledges students' achievements, publicizes their accomplishments, and creates professional online profiles.
This platform allows the university to send customized news stories about students' achievements to their hometown newspapers, and to publish the stories on the web. Students have the ability to add their achievements, activities, and work experience to their profiles.
UL Lafayette is the second-largest university in Louisiana, with nearly 17,000 students. It's among national leaders in areas such as computer science, biology, engineering, architecture and nursing.
UL Lafayette is among the top 200 public universities in the nation in research and development funding.
Its student-athletes – Louisiana's Ragin' Cajuns® – compete in NCAA Division I, the highest level of collegiate competition.
For more information, visit Louisiana.edu.