Commencement Stories

 

LSU Awards 609 Degrees at Summer Commencement

LSU alumnus and Chair of the Board of Supervisors James Williams delivered the keynote address, and 609 students received degrees during LSU’s 299th commencement ceremony on Friday, Aug. 2.

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LSU Employees Recognized at 2019 Summer Commencement

On Friday, Aug. 2, LSU held its 299th commencement exercises and recognized 609 graduates, including 16 LSU faculty and staff members.

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LSU Board of Supervisors Chair James Williams to Deliver Keynote, Around 600 Degrees to be Awarded at August Commencement

Approximately 600 students are expected to graduate during LSU’s 299th commencement ceremony on Friday, Aug. 2, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, beginning at 9 a.m. LSU alumnus and Chair of the LSU Board of Supervisors James M. Williams will deliver the keynote address.

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Six Straight Years of Record-Breaking Graduating Classes for LSU

SEC Professor of the Year Gabriela González delivered the keynote address, and LSU graduated its largest and most diverse class ever at the university’s 298th commencement exercises on Friday, May 10.

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LSU Employees Recognized at Spring Commencement

Twenty-nine LSU employees were recognized at the university’s 298th commencement exercises on Friday, May 10. Of the 29 employees who graduated, seven earned a bachelor’s degree, two earned a certificate, 14 earned a master’s degree and six earned a doctoral degree.

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Sixty-One Graduates Earn LSU’s Distinguished Communicator Award

Sixty-one LSU graduates were awarded the LSU Distinguished Communicator Award during a ceremony on Thursday, May 9, as part of the university’s 298th commencement exercises.

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LSU to Graduate Another Record-Breaking Class during Spring Commencement

The university anticipates awarding a record-breaking number of degrees during LSU’s 298th commencement exercises. Preliminary numbers indicate that more than 4,000 degrees will be awarded this spring, and LSU will see new records for degrees awarded to female students, African American students, Hispanic students, Asian students, students in STEM fields and Pell recipients.

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SEC Professor of the Year Gabriela González to Deliver Address at LSU’s 298th Commencement Exercises

LSU Department of Physics & Astronomy Professor Gabriela González, 2019 SEC Professor of the Year, will deliver the keynote address at LSU’s 298th commencement exercises. González will speak during the main commencement ceremony on Friday, May 10, at 9 a.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

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LSU Recognizes 1,950 Graduates at December Commencement, LSU’s Largest Fall Graduating Class Ever

LSU recognized 1,950 graduates at the university’s 297th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 14.

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ROTC Cadets Commissioned as Part of Fall Commencement Exercises

Two LSU graduates were recognized during LSU’s fall commissioning ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 13, in Hill Memorial Library. Brig. Gen. John B. Dunlap III, assistant adjutant general Louisiana Army National Guard, served as keynote speaker for the ceremony.

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Seven Graduates Earn LSU’s Distinguished Communicator Award

Seven graduates were awarded the Distinguished Communicator Award during LSU’s 297th commencement exercises.

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LSU Employees Recognized at Fall Commencement

Nineteen LSU employees were recognized at the university’s 297th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 14, where 1,950 students graduated.

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LSU Recognizes Five University Medalists at Summer Commencement

Five LSU seniors received University Medals for graduating with the highest undergraduate grade-point averages as part of LSU’s 296th commencement exercises on Friday, Aug. 3.

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LSU Awards 607 Degrees at Summer Commencement, Higher Education Commissioner Kim Hunter Reed Delivers Keynote

LSU alumna and Higher Education Commissioner Kim Hunter Reed delivered the keynote address, and 607 degrees were awarded during LSU’s 296th commencement ceremony on Friday, Aug. 3.

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LSU Employees Recognized at 2018 Summer Commencement

On Friday, Aug. 3, LSU held its 296th commencement exercises and recognized 607 graduates, including nine LSU faculty and staff members.

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