Recent News Releases

 

LSU Alumni Association Honors LSU's Best and Brightest

Some of LSU's best and brightest students - President's Alumni Scholars and Flagship Scholars - and the donors who funded their scholarships were recognized by the LSU Alumni Association at the Lod Cook Alumni Center on Thursday, Nov. 21.

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Robert M. Stuart Jr. Named Interim President and CEO of the LSU Foundation

The LSU Foundation Board of Directors has named LSU alumnus Robert M. Stuart Jr. interim president and CEO of the LSU Foundation effective Jan. 1, 2020. Stuart will succeed J. Bryan Benchoff, who recently announced that he will retire effective Dec. 31, 2019, following a nearly 40-year career in fundraising.

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LSU Online Launches New Shorter Online Focused MBA Program and New Programs

LSU Online announces a new shorter online Master of Business Administration program called "Focused MBA." This program offers the same rigor and standards as the former MBA program; however, its new condensed format now only requires 36 hours needed for completion.

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LSU Real Estate and Facilities Foundation Issues Request for Proposals for University Lakes Project

The LSU Real Estate and Facilities Foundation, an affiliate of the LSU Foundation, has issued a request for proposals seeking a project advisor for the University Lakes Project, with a response deadline of 5 p.m. CST Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.

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LSU Professor Elected President of the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics

LSU Boyd Professor Susanne C. Brenner has been elected president of SIAM, the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, a world-wide organization devoted to research in areas such as life sciences, finance, the development of new materials, imaging science, and control and systems theory. This news comes on the heels of Brenner recently being named a fellow of the Association for Women in Mathematics, or AWM.

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Board of Regents Selects Manship School Professor to Advance Educational Access Program

The LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s David Stamps, Ph.D., has been selected to participate in the Louisiana Board of Regents’ LOUIS (Louisiana Library Network) Business and Communications Open Educational Resources Commons Faculty Cohort Program. With this award, Stamps will create syllabi for open source text, peer review textbook and media for use in classrooms, and support the initiative to remove financial barriers for college students regarding access to class materials and textbook affordability. The Louisiana Library Network, a program of the Louisiana Board of Regents, chose six faculty from across the state to participate in the first cohort and each will meet regularly to build a coalition of educators aimed at supporting equity and inclusion within academia.

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LSU Alumni Association Names New Officers, Elects Six New Members to Board of Directors

Jeffrey "Jeff" M. Mohr was named chair and Bart B. Schmolke chair-elect of the LSU Alumni Association Board of Directors at the organization's Annual Meeting and Past Chairs Luncheon on Friday, Nov. 22.

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