Byron R. LeCounte named OPSO Chief of Corrections

Byron R. LeCounte was recently named Chief of Corrections at the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office.  Chief LeCounte, who previously served as a major at the Atlanta city jail, is responsible for managing day-to-day operations of the Orleans Justice Center.  He reports to Independent Compliance Director Darnley Hodge. Director Hodge said,...

LSU Professor, Former New Orleans PR professional named 2018 Scripps Howard Foundation’s Teacher of the Year

Jinx Broussard LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Jinx Coleman Broussard, Ph.D. was named the 2018 Scripps Howard Foundation’s Teacher of the Year. The national competition recognizes excellence in teaching in several areas, including innovative teaching practices, influence on curriculum, mentoring of students and faculty scholarship as it relates to teaching,...