SAVE THE FRENCH DEGREE PROGRAM AT SOUTHEASTERN AT HAMMMOND
Please sign the petition to save the French degree program at
Southeastern University in Hammond, Louisiana.
It was only 1 or 2 generations ago that French was a major language
here in Louisiana. The system beat it out of our parents and grand-
parents and made them learn English. Many Louisianans still speak
French, and as such the impact of French on our state has been
Other than Quebec, Louisiana is the largest French speaking area in
the Western Hemisphere. There's too much Acadian & Cajun culture
to be lost by eliminating these courses. More schools should offer
these courses instead of trying to get rid of it. I might understand
a school in someplace like Kansas eliminating French (nothing
against Kansas), but not here in Louisiana.
Acadian Memorial: A people without a past are a people without a future.