Dr. Ann Warner, professor and co-coordinator of the
graduate nursing program at McNeese State
is one of 49 nursing faculty from 25 states to be selected for the 2018
Leadership for Academic Nursing Program sponsored by the American Association
of Colleges of Nursing.
attend a seminar July 29-Aug. 2 in Chaska, Minnesota, to kick off this yearlong fellowship program designed to
enhance the executive leadership skills of nursing faculty in administrative
and leadership positions who want to pursue senior administrative or executive
positions in nursing.
fellowship will focus on key leadership competencies
needed in complex nursing education and health care environments and provide
participants with the opportunity to share ideas and resources with their peers
from around the country.
Jody Taylor has
been named assistant director of Banners at McNeese, a cultural program known
for its series of concerts, exhibits, lectures and educational programming that
has provided Southwest Louisiana with access to
exceptional arts and humanities events for over 25 years.
A 2005 liberal studies graduate of McNeese, Taylor has almost 20 years of experience in
event coordination and promotions around the region. Prior to joining McNeese,
he served as project coordinator of the Arts & Humanities Council of
Southwest Louisiana, where he managed large-scale events such as Live at the
Lakefront, Spring Art Walk and Arts & Crabs Fest. Taylor received the 2015 Citizen
of the Arts award handed out at the annual Lake Charles Mayorís Arts Awards
event for his commitment to the arts.
is president of the Music Museum of SWLA. He has worked to preserve items from
the world-famous Goldband Records site in Lake Charles prior to its demolition.
He assisted in curating public exhibits to celebrate and raise awareness for
the Southwest Louisiana-based record labelís achievements.