Take Note In November

Conversation and Camaraderie: Faculty and graduate students are invited to the second conversation and camaraderie event planned on November 24th at the Club at Union Square from 4 to 6 pm.  All are invited to share ideas on how to build our community in unique and innovative ways.


Nationally Certified: The Center for Academic Success is proud to announce its recent certification as a national Learning Center of Excellence.  The CAS is one of only two learning centers in the nation to ever receive this prestigious honor awarded to those who surpass the highest standards.  The CAS has been helping students achieve academic success for over 25 years through services such as tutoring, Supplemental Instruction and learning strategies. The center serves all LSU students and receives over 70,000 visits each year. Thank you to the Shell Oil Company, campus partners, CAS tutors, SI leaders, and staff for their dedication to helping LSU students achieve their dreams. 

Please join the Center for Academic Success to celebrate on Friday, November 20th from 4 – 5:30 pm at the Shell Tutorial Center in Middleton Library. Refreshments will be served.


Closing the Gap: The University Council on Gender Equity will be hosting the first “Closing the Gaps” leadership panel on December 9th, 11:30 – 1pm in the Women’s Center.  Registration is required for this event.  To register, please visit: http://lsu.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4I0cTZTkNczmnnT.    

Everyone Is Invited:
LSU’s Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration will take place on Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 6:00 pm in the LSU African American Cultural Center (AACC). Join us for an evening celebration culture, family, and unity. Kwanzaa feast to follow. ALL ARE WELCOME!

Kwanzaa is Swahili for “first fruits.” It signifies the first fruits of the harvest and is celebrated December 26th – January 1st. The LSU African American Cultural Center sponsors a Pre-Kwanzaa Celebration every year to highlight the traditional African values of family, community, responsibility, commerce, and self-improvement. Members of the LSU and Greater Baton Rouge community are welcomed and encouraged to dress in traditional African garments and participate in the many aspects of Kwanzaa, including music, dance, food, and storytelling.


GEAUX Red: The LSU Women’s Center will be partnering with the LGBTQ Project to host Geaux Red on November 30th and December 1st.   Geaux Red aims to help educate and increase awareness regarding HIV/AIDS.  


And Again: The undergraduate and graduate programs at the LSU Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture (RRSLA) have once again received top rankings from DesignIntelligence magazine, the leading journal of design professionals. The November/December 2015 issue of “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools” ranked the undergraduate program as number one in the nation and the graduate program as number three in the nation for the year 2016. Congratulations!


Happy Thanksgiving: From the Office of Academic Affairs family to yours, we wish you all a safe and bountiful Thanksgiving holiday.