Commencement Stories

 

LSU Awards 674 Degrees at Summer Commencement

LSU alumnus and culinary entrepreneur Jay Ducote delivered the keynote address, and 674 students received degrees during LSU’s 293rd commencement ceremony on Friday, Aug. 4.

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LSU Employees Recognized at 2017 Summer Commencement

On Friday, Aug. 4, LSU held its 293rd commencement exercises and recognized 674 graduates, including 16 LSU faculty and staff members.

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Some 675 Students Expected to Graduate Aug. 4, Alumnus Jay Ducote to Deliver Commencement Address

Approximately 675 students are expected to graduate during LSU’s 293rd commencement ceremony on Friday, Aug. 4, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, beginning at 9 a.m. LSU alumnus and culinary entrepreneur Jay Ducote will deliver the keynote address.

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LSU Alumnus Jay Ducote to Deliver Keynote Address at August Commencement

Two-time LSU graduate Jay Ducote will deliver the keynote address at LSU’s 293rd commencement on Friday, Aug. 4, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

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Ogden Honors Alumna to Speak at Honors Graduation Ceremony

The Ogden Honors College will hold its graduation ceremony on May 11

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More than 4,000 Degrees Expected to be Awarded During LSU’s 292nd Commencement Exercises

Sean O’Keefe Leadership Award, honorary degree also to be handed out on May 12

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Renee Edelman to deliver Manship School of Mass Communicaiton commencement address

One of the country’s top public-relations executives will address the graduating class of LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication on Friday, May 12.

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Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards to Deliver the Keynote Address at May Commencement

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards will deliver the keynote address at LSU’s 292nd commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

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LSU Recognizes 1,697 Graduates at December Commencement

LSU recognized 1,697 graduates at the university’s 291st commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 16. LSU’s fall graduating class included the most degrees awarded to African American and Hispanic students during any fall semester.

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Four Graduates Earn College Honors from the Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College

During LSU’s 291st commencement exercises, four graduates earned College Honors from the Roger Hadfield Ogden Honors College. These students participated in a specific honors program and successfully completed and defended an undergraduate thesis.

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LSU Employees Recognized at 2016 Fall Commencement

Twenty-six LSU employees were recognized at the university’s 291st commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 16, where 1,697 students graduated. Of the 26 employees who graduated, four earned a bachelor’s degree, 15 earned a master’s degree and seven earned a doctoral degree.

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Four Graduates Earn LSU’s Distinguished Communicator Award

These students earned this honor by meeting high standards set by faculty in various colleges and by the LSU Communication across the Curriculum program.

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LSU Recognizes 19 University Medalists During December Commencement

Nineteen LSU seniors received University Medals for graduating with the highest undergraduate grade-point averages as part of LSU’s 291st commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 16.

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Twin sisters share graduate school GPAs – and much more

Twin sisters and graduate students Brooke Fontenot and Bryce Fontenot plan to graduate in December with master’s degrees in plant, environmental management and soil sciences from LSU. They currently have the exact same GPA.

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