• The Consul general discusses Franco-American relations with the World (...)

    19 October 2017

    The Consul general discusses Franco-American relations with the (...)

    The Consul general Vincent Sciama was invited by the World Affairs Council of New Orleans (WACNO) to participate in a debate on franco-american relations on October 17 2017.
    His speech, "Franco-American Relations: Will Macron Make Ties Great Again?", focused on French foreign policy, its role in Europe, as well as its economic, political, and culturel relationship with the United States and (...)

  • Franco-Fête 2017 in Lafayette

    16 October 2017

    Franco-Fête 2017 in Lafayette

    Each year, Franco-Fête raises funds to support French education in Louisiana, and the Escadrille Program which allows dozens of Louisiana students to study in France (Brittany, Martinique, and Lille), before pursuing their careers as teachers in immersion schools across the State.

  • Terri Ricks, mother of two children in immersion programs and Deputy (...)

    13 October 2017

    Terri Ricks, mother of two children in immersion programs and (...)

    Francophonie takes on an infinite number of forms within the "most francophone State in the US". We’ve launched the "Three Questions" series to explore the diversity and vitality of Francophone culture in Louisiana.
    Each month, we’re interviewing a Louisianian who constitutes a piece of the State’s francophone identity. For our second installment, we spoke with Terri Ricks at the Department of (...)

  • WW2 Veteran Arnold J. Guidry Awarded Legion of Honor

    6 October 2017

    WW2 Veteran Arnold J. Guidry Awarded Legion of Honor

    On Monday, October 2 2017, the Consul General made a special visit to the home of Mr. Arnold J. Guidry in Gonzales, Louisiana to bestow the French medal of the Legion of Honor, in recognition of his contribution to the liberation of France during the Second World War.

  • Foreign-language teacher training at the Louisiana Department of Education: (...)

    4 October 2017

    Foreign-language teacher training at the Louisiana Department of (...)

    Steps away from the Capitol in Baton Rouge, on Friday, Sept. 22 2017, the Louisiana Department of Education presented the first major training session for foreign language teachers of the World Language Program.
    Intended for foreign teachers with the "Foreign Associated Teacher" status, this training session was designed for those recruited overseas and who made the choice to come live and (...)

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