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July 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY PROFESSOR DR. MARLA THOMPSON HONORED WITH VULCAN TEACHING EXCELLENCE AWARD

Marietta, Georgia, July 18, 2019 – Life University’s (LIFE) Dr. Marla Thompson, Adjunct Professor of Business, was recently the recipient of the 2019 Vulcan Materials Company’s Teaching Excellence Award.

Established in 1991, the Vulcan Teaching Excellence Awards annually honor an outstanding professor on selected member campuses of the Georgia Independent College Association. The award recognizes an outstanding faculty member who demonstrates strong academic skills in the classroom and provides leadership and support in other areas of campus life.

July 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY’S DR. GILLES LAMARCHE SELECTED TO LEADERSHIP COBB’S CLASS OF 2020

Marietta, Georgia, July 11, 2019 – Leadership Cobb has selected 50 new participants for the 2019-2020 class, and Life University Vice President of University Advancement Dr. Gilles LaMarche is among the group chosen.

Leadership Cobb is a leadership development program focused on personal and professional growth through awareness, community resources and the social, political and economic needs of the community at large. Life University President Dr. Rob Scott is himself an alumnus of the Leadership Cobb program.

July 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY’S DR. HOWARD WRIGHT PARTICIPATES IN HARVARD UNIVERSITY’S MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

Marietta, Georgia, July 2, 2019 – Dr. Howard Wright, Life University’s Director of Institutional Research Operations, recently participated in the Harvard University Graduate School of Education’s Management Development Program that ran from June 2-14 on the Cambridge, Massachusetts campus. Each year, a cohort of higher education middle managers inclusive of deans, associate deans, chairs and directors from over the world are accepted into the program. This year’s cohort consisted of 115 participants from 14 different countries ranging from small nonprofit institutions to R1 flagship institutions.

June 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY’S NEWEST RESIDENCE AND DINING HALL, ‘THE NEW COMMONS,’ WINS DESIGN AWARD GRAND PRIZE

Marietta, Georgia, June 17, 2019 – Learning By Design magazine recently awarded Collins, Cooper, Carusi Architects, Inc., the firm that designed Life University’s ‘The New Commons,’ with its esteemed Educational Facilities Design Award Grand Prize.

Learning By Design’s prestigious jury of architecture and educational facility experts judged and scored various educational facility submissions based on specific broad-based criteria that represent tenets of contemporary planning, design and educational architectural practice.

May 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY’S DR. GILLES LAMARCHE PRESENTED WITH THE ALLIANCE FOR CHIROPRACTIC’S PHILOSOPHY AWARD

Marietta, Georgia, May 7, 2019 – Life University (LIFE) announces that on Saturday, May 4, 2019, Gilles LaMarche, B.S., D.C., was presented The Alliance For Chiropractic’s Philosophy Award.

From Timmins, Ontario, Canada, currently serving as Life University’s Vice President of University Advancement, Dr. LaMarche is also an accomplished author, professional speaker and certified personal development/executive coach.

Campus Safety, Jan 2019, Press Releases

LIFE UNIVERSITY’S CHASE ZEMENAK NAMED NAIA MEN’S WRESTLER OF THE WEEK

Marietta, Georgia, January 10, 2019 – Chase Zemenak from the Life University men’s wrestling team was named the NAIA Men’s Wrestler of the Week based on his performance from December 31 to January 6 the league office announced Wednesday afternoon, January 9. He is the second wrestler in program history to receive this honor.

Below are the results from his 4-0 efforts at the NWCA National Duals: