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Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire (2022)

Louisiana Legends Gala



Genre: Awards

Place Covered: Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2022-04-28

Duration: 00:12:35

Subjects: Louisiana State University (Baton Rouge, La.) | HIGHER EDUCATION


  • Denison, John Host
  • Merrick, Robyn Host
  • Davis, Carla M. Interviewee
  • Peterson, Cynthia Interviewee
  • Foster, Lorenzo Interviewee
  • McGuire, Stephanie Interviewee
  • Hoffman, Roald Interviewee
  • McGuire, Saundra Yancy Speaker


This segment from the 2022 Louisiana Legends Gala features a profile and speech by Dr. Saundra Yancy McGuire accepting her recognition as a Louisiana Legend. Dr. McGuire is the retired assistant vice chancellor and professor emerita of chemistry at LSU and a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring. Her profile includes interviews with: Dr. Carla M. Davis, her daughter; Dr. Cynthia Peterson, the dean of the LSU College of Science; Lorenzo Foster, teacher and former student; Dr. Stephanie McGuire, her daughter; and Dr. Roald Hoffman, the Frank H.T. Rhodes Professor Emerita at Cornell University. Hosts: John Denison and Robyn Merrick