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ULM President's Academy announces second year

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MONROE, La. (KNOE & ULM) - Thursday the national law firm Escamilla, Poneck and Cruz signed a Memorandum of Understanding with ULM as the newest company to join the innovative ULM President's Academy—a five-day residential college preparatory program exclusive to academically motivated high school students. 

The firm will provide a law career path for students in the academy, which will be held July 7-12. The law firm will work closely with the ULM College of Business to develop a rich and rigorous career path that helps President's Academy participants navigate the legal and ethical dilemmas associated with a pandemic. 

The law firm will work closely with the ULM College of Business to develop a rich and rigorous career path that helps President's Academy participants navigate the legal and ethical dilemmas associated with a pandemic. 

"The fourth career path, law, will supply students with the necessary tools for success in various legal careers," said ULM President, Dr. Nick J. Bruno. "The purpose of the academy is to provide students with experiences beyond the classroom that will help prepare them for college and the job market. This new concentration is indicative of what the academy strives to accomplish."

Representatives from the other President's Academy partners will be in attendance including: computer science career path partner CenturyLink, physical science career path partner ANGUS Chemical, and health sciences career path partner EA Conway Medical Center.

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