Tag Archive: civic

Feb 13 2014

The Allens awarded

LeTourneau University (LETU) has awarded its prestigious Henry O. Gossett, Jr. Community Partner Award to Longview couple Anna Lee and Sidney Allen. The presentation was recently made at the university’s scholarship banquet. LETU President Dr. Dale A. Lunsford presented the award, and commented on how the Allens have positively impacted the lives and futures of …

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May 23 2013

Leadership Longview lunching and learning

Anyone interested in finding out all there is about Leadership Longview is hereby invited to come to the Longview Chamber of Commerce on May 30 for briefing on the organization’s application process, session curriculum, tuition and attendance policies. Lunch will be served. Leadership Longview is an initiative of the Longview Chamber of Commerce. Its objectives …

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Apr 01 2013

American History bill: Aiming for a more inclusive curriculum

National studies reveal that American universities falter at civic education, having forgotten Jefferson’s warning that any country expecting to be both “ignorant and free” expects “what never was and never will be.” Happily, Texas, since 1955, has required collegiate courses in American history. Unhappily, this requirement is not always followed. To correct this through clarifying …

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