Lions Connected at Southeastern Louisiana University

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Lions Connected at Southeastern Louisiana University centers their Lions Connected Courses and college-level courses around the practice
of “learning by doing.” As students in the LC program prepare for a career they love,
Lions Connected works closely with each student to customize their courses and college
experience. Academic mentors accompany each LC student every step of the way. They
help the LC students learn to navigate the complexities of campus life. Social mentors
are available to enrich interpersonal skills and relationships through extracurricular


Contact: Dr. Gerlinde Beckers

Email: [email protected]

Phone: 985-549-3030


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Number of students served per year 16 
Program length 2 or 4 years
Year program started  2016
Housing offered  No
Students participate in internships and other career development opportunities  Yes
Provides access to typical college courses  Yes
Offers courses just for students in the program  Yes
Dually enrolled students (still in high school) No
Adult students (post high school) Yes
Program engages peer mentors Yes
Certified Comprehensive Training Program  Yes