Jones, La., native named ADA president

Registered dietitian nutritionist Evelyn F. Crayton, professor emeritus at Auburn University, began her one-year term on June 1 as the president of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the world’s largest organization of food and nutrition professionals. Crayton, of Montgomery, Ala., and a native of Jones, La., is the 90th president of the Academy, which … Continue reading

New admission standards may boost SU, Grambling

Grambling State University and colleges in the Southern University System may receive a much-needed boost in enrollment this fall, thanks to changes in the Louisiana Board of Regents’ admission standards for public institutions. The change will allow students who require remedial or developmental courses to enroll at the state’s public historically Black colleges and universities. … Continue reading