Today, in her mid-50s, Lou Ella is a registered nurse enrolled in a post-baccalaureate premedical program. When she completes the program next year, the next step is medical school. Her dream of becoming a palliative care physician is still nearly a decade away, but her history proves she is nothing if not determined.
With the victory, the women’s lacrosse team have now beaten eight nationally-ranked opponents. They return to the field on Saturday in Albany for the season finale. The winner of that contest will earn the rights to host the America East Championships.
R. Anna Hayward's research interests include father involvement among families living in poverty, parental incarceration and its impact on families and children, and environmental and ecological justice. She is the principal investigator on a five-year evaluation of a federally funded fatherhood initiative, and recently served as a Fulbright Scholar to Jamaica where she studied environmental justice in the Caribbean.