News from the Office of Academic Affairs

Amber LeBlanc: I am...Creative

As the Design and Communications Specialist for the Student Health Center here at LSU, Amber LeBlanc encompasses the value of creativity daily in her professional and personal life.

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Sarah Amsted: I am...Creative

Sarah Armstead is a senior, dual degree major in political science and communications. Sarah showcased her creativity by leading the social media efforts for Bengal Bound 2018, LSU's official welcome week, as well as using her photography skills to capture events during the week.

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PS 26 Revised: Policy for Persons with Disabilities

On June 27, 2018, the President officially approved the revisions, as reviewed by the PS-26 Committee, the Faculty Senate, deans, vice presidents, and the provost, to PS 26: Policy on Disability Service, Duties, and Compliance.

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LSU first in Louisiana to offer Master's Degree in Athletic Training

The Athletic Training Program within the School of Kinesiology received approval to offer a Masters Degree in Athletic Training at the August Board of Regents meeting. Louisiana State University is the first institution in the state to receive this approval.

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LSU Student Success to Encompass Center for Academic Success and Testing & Evaluation Services

LSU Student Success is pleased to announce the department will now encompass both the Center for Academic Success (CAS) and the newly created Office of Testing and Evaluation Services (TES).

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Greek Life Implementation Committee Report Posted

The Greek Life Implementation Committee posted its report online after several months of work putting the recommendations of the Greek Task Force into place.

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New Faculty Orientation 2018

Each year in August, the Office of Academic Affairs organizes and facilitates an all-day New Faculty Orientation. This year, LSU welcomed 157 new faculty members representing 13 colleges across campus.

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Students now able to receive LSU Communicator Certificate

LSU now offers the LSU Communicator Certificate, a non-degree certificate recognizing students in good standing who have successfully completed a significant number of rigorous communication-intensive (C-I) courses within their disciplines and a quality, written reflection.

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Stewart Lockett & Rachel Campbell: We are...Transformative

Student body president and biological engineering major Stewart Lockett & vice president and mass communications major Rachel Campbell, provide insight on their plan be transformative on campus.

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Gabby Gonzalez: I am...Transformative

Dr. Gabriela Gonzalez is a professor in Physics and Astronomy and serves as the spokesperson for the international LIGO Scientific Collaboration. Dr. Gonzalez and her team were first to detect gravitational waves in the atmosphere.

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White House Announces Two from LSU as Exceptional Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentors

President Trump has named LSU Department of Chemistry Barre Distinguished Professor Graça Vicente and the LSU Office of Strategic Initiatives as recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring, or PAESMEM.

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PhD in Geography & Anthropology, two stand-alone degree programs

On June 20, 2018, the Board of Regents approved the reconfiguration of the PhD in Geography & Anthropology into two stand-alone degree programs, a PhD in Geography and a PhD in Anthropology.

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