LSU Graduate School forms partnership with City Year of Baton Rouge





The LSU Graduate School recently formed a "Give a Year Partnership" with City Year of Baton Rouge. City Year, an AmeriCorp organization, focuses on educational enrichment for Baton Rouge's schools by providing supplemental and instructional support. Participants engage in activities that include one-on-one tutoring, attendance monitoring, engagement, and socio-emotional support.

"The partnership is an extension of who we are and what we believe in," said Brandon Smith, Director of Community and Education Partnerships at LSU. "We want graduate students who are deeply committed to

L to R: Michelle Massé (LSU Graduate Dean), Chenice Samuel (City Year Member), Brandon Smith (LSU Director of Community and Education Partnerships), Ryann Denham (Executive Director of City Year Baton Rouge), Brooke Duncan (City Year Member), Kurt Keppler (LSU Vice President of Student Affairs)

Prospective and current graduate students of LSU who wish to become City Year AmeriCorps Members through the partnership may be eligible for an application fee waiver and a tuition award.