AASCU Graduates: The Difference We Make

Joanne Sheridan

Joanne Sheridan

Graduation Year: 1983
Degree Earned: B.A., Sociology
Institution: University of Louisiana at Monroe

General Joanne F. Sheridan is the first female Brigadier General for the Louisiana National Guard. After graduating from ULM in 1983, Sheridan later attended the U.S. Army War College, where she received her Master of Strategic Studies degree. Sheridan deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2008, where she served as the director of the Project Management Office on the Task Force to Improve Business and Stability Operations in Iraq. Her son Daniel continues the Sheridan family legacy by attending ULM to study pharmacy.