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LeTourneau University Fall 2015 classes begin Monday, Aug. 24


LeTourneau University classes for new and returning students for the Fall 2015 semester begin on Monday, Aug. 24. Check-in to the residence halls for new students is Thursday, Aug. 20, with registration for new students and orientation beginning Friday, Aug. 21. Returning students will check into their residence halls beginning 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 22. The last day to register or change registration is Friday, Aug. 28. LETU will hold classes on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 1.
LETU has added academic degree offerings that launch this fall, including its new aviation program in Remotely Piloted Aircraft.
"The value of a LeTourneau University degree continues to attract students not only from Texas but from across the nation and all around the globe," said LETU Vice President for Enrollment Services Terry Dale Cruse. "Fall enrollment should be strong, with the addition of the new nursing and remotely piloted aircraft programs and expansion of our dual-credit and early college high school programs."
LETU has given specific attention to increasing regional recruitment. This fall marks another year East Texas students can experience residential campus life at a special discounted rate, thanks to the Future of East Texas Grant that provides $4,500 per year in additional tuition assistance to those local students living on campus.
New faculty members for 2015-2016 include: John C. Barrett, assistant professor of political science; Stanley K. Coppinger, professor of literature and language arts; Richard A. Helling, II, Instructor of applied aviation sciences; Jered C. Lease, assistant professor of aviation and aeronautical science and assistant chief flight instructor; Jong Cheon Lee, assistant professor of psychology; Richard J. Martinez, associate professor of business and chair of the undergraduate business programs; Mark G. Moland, assistant professor of history-political science-criminal justice; James M. Page, instructor of aviation and aeronautical science and assistant chief flight instructor; Velma L. Payne, assistant professor of healthcare administration; Bryan C. Schneider, program coordinator for healthcare management; Shelby Ware, librarian; Lesley-Anne Dyer Williams; assistant professor of English; George Willis Williams, III, lecturer in residence; Walt Williams, head men's and women's golf coach.
Holidays for the Fall 2015 will include Fall Break on Monday and Tuesday, Oct. 19 and 20; and Thanksgiving Break Wednesday through Friday, Nov. 25-27. Final examinations will be the week of Dec. 7-10, with graduation slated for Saturday, Dec. 12.

About LeTourneau University:
LeTourneau University is a Christ-centered, interdenominational institute of higher learning founded in 1946 and today offering a wide array of undergraduate and graduate degree programs in aviation, arts & sciences, business, education and engineering. The university enrolls more than 2,700 students representing nearly all 50 states, more than 30 foreign countries, and 53 different denominational groups.

Around 1,300 study at its main campus in Longview, Texas, a progressive hub city nestled among beautiful pine-forested hills and lakes in East Texas, approximately 120 miles east of Dallas, Texas, and 60 miles west of Shreveport, La. Students are also enrolled in a robust suite of online programs, as well as the university's innovative hybrid programs in Dallas and Houston.

Committed to its core mission, LeTourneau University is a comprehensive institution of Christian higher education where educators engage learners to nurture Christian virtue, to develop competency and ingenuity in their professional fields, to integrate faith and work, and to serve the local and global community. The university is also led by its vision: Claiming every workplace in every nation as their mission field, LeTourneau University graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christ-like character who see life's work as a holy calling with eternal impact.
For additional information, visit www.letu.edu.

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