The award is presented annually to female undergraduate or graduate student(s) for
outstanding service to the university community through participation and leadership
in community service activities while attending LSU. Additional criteria include full-time
status, a 3.0 cumulative GPA, and good academic and disciplinary standing with the
university. No student may receive the award more than once while enrolled at LSU.
Award winners will be recognized at the Love Purple, Live Gold Awards on April 17,
2018. The award also carries a $250 or $500 stipend. Click here
for the full list of recipients.
The award was established through a bequest that was left to LSU in 1969 by the late
Tom W. Dutton. Dutton was a member of the LSU Board of Supervisors from 1940-1967.
He also served as the vice chair and the chairman of the board from 1940-1944 and
About the E. J. Ourso College of Business
Since its establishment in 1928, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has continuously
improved and expanded its offerings for students and alumni. Additionally, the college
has made it a priority to provide its faculty with the resources it needs to further
research in every aspect of the business world and to produce industry leaders for
a global work environment. For more news and information about the E. J. Ourso College,
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