Congratulations to the students selected to serve as the 2017 FYE Student Leaders. The students will serve as either Bengal Bound Leaders, STRIPES Program Assistants, STRIPES Small Group Leader and/or Tiger Transition Team Peer Mentors.
Baton Rouge, La - September 12, 2016 - LSU junior and Houma native, Megan Manno, was awarded the TD Ameritrade Scholarship for the 2016-2017 academic year.
Baton Rouge, La - April 27, 2016 - Three hundred and thirty five LSU students were initiated into the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) Chapter at LSU at its 2016 Spring Induction Ceremony on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
Baton Rouge, La - April 11, 2016 - LSU student and New Orleans native, Madeline Munch, was awarded the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) James G. Stemler Study Abroad Scholarship for 2016-2017 academic year.
Baton Rouge, La - April 11, 2016 - Louisiana State University was recognized on Phi Theta Kappa's Transfer Honor Roll as one of 40 colleges with dynamic transfer pathways.
Stephen Mark Martinez – was born in Ponce Puerto Rico and moved to Baton Rouge at the age of three. Martinez attended East Baton Rouge public schools from kindergarten to 12th grade. During his senior year, he dropped out of school due to poor grades and obtained his GED a year later. In 1996, he began his career in law enforcement in the Baton Rouge area and found his calling as a public servant. Two years later, he took on a second profession as a firefighter also in the Baton Rouge area where he, to this day, serves the public on both fronts. In 2001 he joined the U.S. Navy Reserve, and shortly after 9/11, he submitted several request to leave the Reserves and enter Active Duty. He married his current wife April in December of 2001 and received his Active Duty approval the following month, serving on Active Duty until 2005. Upon being honorably discharged, he returned to Baton Rouge where he re-entered his public service career and later, in 2009, his son Gabriel was born.
On February 18, 2016, more than 20 LSU transfer students were inducted into Tau Sigma National Honor Society. Tau Sigma is a national honor society that recognizes and promotes academic excellence, as well as the campus involvement of transfer students. Students, who are members of Tau Sigma, are recognized for their academic achievement and provided with opportunities to get connected to their campus and community and to gain leadership experience. All of the following inductees are ranked in the top 20 percent of their transfer class, or have earned a GPA of 3.5 or above.