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LSU Continuing Education’s Courtland Chaney Receives Regional Faculty Award

10/19/2011 01:56 PM

BATON ROUGE – Retired LSU faculty member Courtland Chaney was presented with the 2011 Continuing Education Faculty Award by the University Professional & Continuing Education Association, or UPCEA, South Chapter.


Chaney, who has conducted continuing higher education programs for more than 25 years, was recognized for his outstanding efforts at the UPCEA South Regional Conference held Oct. 16-18 in Destin, Fla.


Chaney taught as an instructor in the LSU Rucks Department of Management from 1983 until his retirement in 2010. He continues to provide consulting services under the name of Human Resource Management Associates, Inc. and teach for LSU Continuing Education.


“Congratulations to Dr. Chaney for receiving the 2011 UPCEA South Faculty Award,” said Doug Weimer, executive director of LSU Continuing Education. “He is a master at engaging an audience and his upbeat personality allows him to teach effectively in any setting. Dr. Chaney not only serves as an instructor for LSU Continuing Education, but he promotes our programs, refers new customers and plays a lead role in designing new courses.”


Chaney also served as a speaker at the annual conference, hosted by the University of West Florida. He presented “Managing Change in Continuing Education:  Maintaining Relevance & Financial Viability.”


UPCEA is the principal organization in the U.S. for professional and continuing higher education. The UPCEA South Region includes higher education institutions from 12 states, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. More than a hundred continuing education professionals attended this year’s UPCEA South Regional Conference.


LSU Continuing Education acts as a leading university provider of educational outreach and engagement to help people achieve their goals and improve their quality of life, their organizations and their communities. Visit for more information. Follow LSU Continuing Education on Twitter @LSUCE and on Facebook.

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