William Kalec


Students Today, Leaders Tomorrow

If the massive amounts of various raw materials and refined products that come and go up and down the Mississippi River are the lifeblood...

A New Frontier for Crescent City Creators

The more things change, the more they stay the same.” This concept, articulated by 19th century French writer Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr, was illustrated in real...

Two Weeks as Port Professionals

Noah Kunce and Nathan Mars – a defensive end and offensive lineman, respectively, on the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy varsity football team – joined...

More T-Hangars are Teed Up at the Port

In 2018, Port of South Louisiana officials secured funding and commissioned construction of 10 rentable T-Hangars to store planes at the Executive Regional Airport,...

Staying Safe Through the Storm

Technically speaking, “Hurricane Season” in South Louisiana lasts from June 1 to November 30. But the reality is, when you live in this part...

Closing The Racial Wealth Gap

In order to solve a decades-old problem, a systemic obstacle that’s made “The American Dream” more difficult than it should ever be for educated,...
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Access and Opportunities

For decades, Hispanic-owned businesses in South Louisiana – as well as businesses owned by other people of color – have operated and survived despite...

The Mission to Moon & Mars Begins at Michoud

It’s Monday April 4—the day after what was supposed to be the big day—and Lonnie Dutreix, the director of NASA’s Michoud Assembly Facility in...

H2theFuture: Powering South Louisiana

Strategically situated to take full advantage of the region’s greatest natural resource and most influential waterway in North American maritime commerce—the Mississippi River—South Louisiana’s...

Constitutional Amendment 2

Louisiana State Constitutional Amendment 2, a measure approved in November, stands to make the New Orleans metropolitan area—and as a result, all of Louisiana—a...

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