LSU will hold an official welcome event for Mike VII on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 4:30 p.m. outside the Tiger Habitat on campus. Speakers for the event will include LSU President F. King Alexander, Athletics Director Joe Alleva, Student Body President Jason Badeaux and LSU School of Veterinary Medicine Dean Joel Baines.
The tiger acclimated well to his new surroundings and was deemed ready to become Mike VII. As Mike VII, his daily schedule is that he will be let out into his yard by 8 a.m. each day and brought back in his night house by 8 p.m. each day.
On Monday, Aug. 21, a partial solar eclipse will be visible in Louisiana. Here are a few important facts you need to know.
On Friday, Aug. 18, an anticipated 750 LSU students, faculty and staff will serve at a number of Baton Rouge-area schools. The projects are part of the annual Volunteer LSU Community Bound Program, a day of service for LSU students.
The LSU Alumni Association will celebrate the relaunch of The Cook Hotel on Wednesday, Aug. 23, with an all-day open house featuring tours, door prizes, special guests and refreshments.
It’s move-in day at LSU. While students are moving into their residence halls, another new prospective member of the LSU community is also moving in this week – a possible new tiger mascot.
First Year Experience will be hosting Bengal Bound, LSU's annual welcome week program, from Aug. 16 - Sept. 2. Open to all incoming first-year LSU students, the event also welcomes returning students. Bengal Bound is coordinated by the First Year Experience department, part of the Division of Student Affairs.