Wednesday, November 28

SU Land-Grant Campus to conclude Fall Seminar Series with a Grant Writing Seminar

Dr. Lionel Lyles will be the guest presenter for the SU Land-Grant Campus' 'Tools for a Winning Proposal,' grant writing seminar on November 29.

Baton Rouge, La. – The Southern University Land-Grant Campus will conclude its Fall Seminar Series on Thursday, November 29 with a 1 p.m. grant writing seminar titled, ‘Tools for a Winning Proposal.’

Dr. Lionel Lyles will be the guest presenter for the seminar, which will be held in room 106 of Fisher Hall.

Lyles has worked in the arena of grant development for more than 30 years.                                    

He has served as the Research Thrust Lead for Land Use and Land Cover Change, a component of the NASA supported $6.2 million Center For Coastal Zone Assessment and Remote Sensing (CCZARS) Grant Project, from 2003 to 2008 and the Principal Investigator for the Southern University Bering Glacier Research Team, which involved annual summer research collaboration with the Bureau of Land Management and Michigan Technological Research Institute to determine the underlying causes of the rapid retreat of the Bering Glacier in Bering Glacier, Alaska, from 2007 to 2008.

The Southern University alum has served as the Chair and Director of Southern’s Doctoral Program in Public Policy in the Nelson Mandela School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs. Lyles has also taught at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley and Grambling State University.

Lyles graduated from Southern University in 1972 and earned a Doctorate of Philosophy Degree in Geography from the University of Colorado, Boulder in 1977.

For additional information on the Southern University Land-Grant Campus’ Fall Seminar Series, contact Dr. Kit Chin at 225-771-2242.

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