The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses in the world.
Management is a universal phenomenon. All organizations – business, political, cultural or social – are involved in management because it is the management that helps and directs the various efforts toward a definite purpose. Good management leads to optimum utilization of resources, reduced costs and achieving organizational goals. Each year, 10 students are recognized as Rucks Fellows within the Rucks Department of Management. Selected by the faculty, the Rucks Fellows represent the highest level of academic achievement among senior management majors.
BATON ROUGE - Rajesh P. Narayanan has been selected as the new associate dean for academic affairs and outreach in the Office of the Dean at the E. J. Ourso College of Business. Timothy Chandler, who previously held the position, has been named associate dean for undergraduate programs and assessment. Narayanan is also the chair of the E. J. Ourso College of Business’s Department of Finance and he will continue that role for the next year.
BATON ROUGE – Richard D. White Jr. will step down as dean of the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business at the end of this academic year. White has served in this role since 2012. His retirement will be effective in June 2020.
Management students Taylor Boykin, Alexis Davis and Antonia Rosinia were recognized for their academic excellence. The Rucks Department of Management makes an annual presentation of three awards for academic excellence for students with the highest GPA in the department's human resource, strategic management and international management concentrations.
The LSU E. J. Ourso College is hosting a Business Graduate Program Fair Tuesday, Oct. 15, from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Business Education Complex rotunda.
– LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business recently recognized student achievement for the 2018-19 academic year. The following scholarship recipients were recognized for their accomplishments.
BATON ROUGE - From business school at LSU in Baton Rouge, to cooking in New York City, LSU graduate Nini Nguyen is now a chef with a growing career. “I recently competed on ‘Top Chef.’ My last project before the show was Cook Space in Brooklyn, New York, where I helped create a recreational culinary school,” Nguyen said. “A goal of mine is to move back home to New Orleans when a business is right for me.”
BATON ROUGE – The University hosted its inaugural celebration to honor LSU faculty who received promotion and tenure effective next academic year. The professional milestones the honorees reached outstanding accomplishments in teaching, research, and service for which LSU is known. Six LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business faculty were awarded promotion and tenure.
BATON ROUGE – SEC Professor of the Year Gabriela González delivered the keynote address, and LSU graduated its largest and most diverse class ever at the university’s 298th commencement exercises on Friday, May 10. At the spring commencement ceremony, a record 4,442 degrees were awarded. The overall class of 2018-19 – students receiving degrees in previous summer and fall commencements combined with the current spring commencement – saw 7,047 degrees awarded, the highest in any academic year ever.
LSU is rated as the best value university in Louisiana and 69th among public universities across the country in Forbes 2019 America’s Best Value Colleges rankings.
BATON ROUGE – Kire’ Jackson, LSU Student Government Chief of Staff, talks to us about student government, opportunities for students, and her favorite LSU tradition.
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Flores MBA Program has launched a one-year MBA track that’s geared toward students who hold an undergraduate business degree from an accredited institution. Beginning in June, this new one-year MBA format will allow students to complete the MBA degree in just 11 months.
BATON ROUGE – LSU Executive Education announces the opening of nominations for the 2019 LSU100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses on February 1, 2019.
BATON ROUGE – Makayla McManus, president of the LSU MBA Association, talks to us about the organization, opportunities for students and her favorite LSU tradition.
BATON ROUGE – LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor Roll for the fall 2018 semester.
BATON ROUGE – LSU recognized 1,950 graduates at the university’s 297th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 14.
BATON ROUGE - Eight business alumni were recently named to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report's 2018 40 Under 40.
BATON ROUGE – Several LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business graduates and a current student were among the 2018 graduates of Lead LSU, a leadership development program for LSU employees.
BATON ROUGE – To grow the stream of talented entrepreneurs willing to start new businesses and innovate within existing ones, the LSU Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems offers the Entrepreneurship Fellows Program. Any LSU student may apply for the yearlong program; fellows are chosen through a competitive application process.
BATON ROUGE – Samira Fallah, a PhD candidate in the Rucks Department of Management in Louisiana State University’s E. J. Ourso College of Business, co-authored a paper published by the European Journal of Operational Research (EJOR).
BATON ROUGE – LSU has formally announced selections for the 2018 Homecoming Court. The court is comprised of 14 exceptional students that represent the sophomore, junior, and senior undergraduate classifications plus graduate, law, and veterinary school students, and many of the university’s most dynamic student organizations.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College is hosting a Business Graduate Program Fair on Tuesday, Oct. 30 from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the rotunda of the LSU Business Education Complex, 501 South Quad Drive.
BATON ROUGE – The Class of 2018-2019 Rucks Fellows have been announced by the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Rucks Department of Management. They are David Boh of Metairie, La.; Ceara Cabezon of Baton Rouge; Nicole Cadman of Port Barre, La.; Caroline Campagna of Baton Rouge; Alexis David of Central, La.; Morgan Evans of Baton Rouge; Antonia Rosinia of New Orleans; Ryder Rule of Shreveport, La.; Tiger Scheyd of Destin, Fla.; Catherine Stewart of Baton Rouge and Jordan Templet of Prairieville, La.
BATON ROUGE - Hope McKee, president of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at LSU, shares her take on the benefits of student involvement.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College ranked 108th overall in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Undergraduate Business Programs” rankings released earlier this month. This year’s ranking places the college in the top quarter of all business schools and is a slight increase from the college’s 109th ranking in 2017.
BATON ROUGE - Several graduates of the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business have been named to the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
BATON ROUGE – Thomas Greckhamer, a professor in the Rucks Department of Management in Louisiana State University’s E. J. Ourso College of Business, was the keynote speaker at the International QCA Summer Workshop 2018 held May 28-30 at the University of Wuppertal.
BATON ROUGE - Female entrepreneurs have been at a disadvantage when seeking financial backing from traditional sources, but new research shows that crowdfunding investors view them as more trustworthy, making female-led projects more likely to secure support through crowdfunding platforms.
BATON ROUGE – LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor Roll for the spring 2018 semester.
BATON ROUGE – LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business recently recognized student achievement at its 2018 Spring Scholarship Reception. Held in the Rotunda of the Business Education Complex, the event brought together scholarship recipients and donors.
BATON ROUGE – Thomas Greckhamer, a professor in the Rucks Department of Management in Louisiana State University’s E. J. Ourso College of Business, was invited to speak at universities in Canada and Australia this spring.
BATON ROUGE – Chris-Annie Joseph, a senior management major in the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, was awarded a 2018 LSU Alumni Association International Student Scholarship during the International Fusion celebration held Friday, March 23.
BATON ROUGE – LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor Roll for the fall 2017 semester.
BATON ROUGE - LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business graduates Mary Alice Booker of Shreveport, La.; Mallory Guillot of Covington, La.; Mary Peartree of Cypress, Texas; Ashley Pou of New Orleans; Cullen Richardson of Lake Charles, La.; Connor Usie of Zachary, La.; and Marissa Wehrer of Kenner, La. were each recognized as University Medalists during the Fall 2017 Diploma Ceremony.
Professor Thomas Greckhamer and alumnus Furkan Gur co-authored a paper accepted for publication by Journal of Management.
BATON ROUGE – The Class of 2017-2018 Rucks Fellows have been announced by the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Rucks Department of Management.
BATON ROUGE – On its second visit to the National Diversity Case Competition, the E. J. Ourso College of Business Diversity Diplomats team finished third among 35 schools, repeating their showing at last year’s event.
BATON ROUGE – LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business recently held its annual Spring Awards Ceremony in the Business Education Complex Rotunda. During the event, the college recognized outstanding individual students and inducted new members into Beta Gamma Sigma.
E. J. Ourso College of Business students Marlen Breve, finance major from Baton Rouge; Rachel LeMaire, finance major from New Iberia, La.; and Megan Manno, accounting major from Houma, La; represented the college at TD Ameritrade Institutional’s National LINC 2017 conference in San Diego.
Some of LSU's brightest students - President's Alumni Scholars and Flagship Scholars - and the donors who funded their scholarships were recognized by the LSU Alumni Association.
BATON ROUGE – The Class of 2016-2017 Rucks Fellows have been announced by the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Rucks Department of Management. They are Rhiannon Ballard of Grand Isle, La.; Hannah Brown of Pride, La.; Christina Davisson of Covington, La.; Katherine Key of Pensacola, Fla.; Ashton Lane of Baton Rouge; Benjamin LaPlace of Baton Rouge; Makayla McManus of Baton Rouge; Sally Robichaux of Baton Rouge; Claire Schnell of New Orleans; Krishna Surakanti of Baton Rouge; and Brent Swann of Eunice, La.
INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education, announced the 83 recipients of its annual Higher Education Excellence in Diversity – or HEED – Award. For the fifth year in a row, LSU was among that number.
LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business held its annual Spring Awards Ceremony on April 25 in the Rotunda of the Business Education Complex. During the event, the college recognized outstanding individual students, student organizations and inducted new members into Beta Gamma Sigma.
LSU Rucks Department of Management Associate Professor Thomas Greckhamer has been invited to serve as associate editor of Organizational Research Methods, a journal established to promote a more effective understanding of current and new methodologies as applied in organizational research.
On its initial visit to the National Diversity Case Competition, the E. J. Ourso College of Business Diversity Diplomats placed third among 34 schools, finishing only behind the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Southern California.
LSU has announced the names of the students who have made the Dean’s List and the President’s Honor Roll for the fall 2015 semester.
BATON ROUGE - Thomas Greckhamer, associate professor in the E. J. Ourso College of Business Rucks Department of Management, was recently featured in Harvard Business Journal for his paper accepted by the Strategic Management Journal.
BATON ROUGE – Management students Amanda Canzoneri, Emily Ponthie and Francesca Rosato were recognized for their academic excellence at the E. J. Ourso College of Business Spring Awards Ceremony on April 21 in the Rotunda of the Business Education Complex. During the event, the college recognized outstanding individual students, student organizations and inducted new members into Beta Gamma Sigma.
BATON ROUGE – Four senior students from the E. J. Ourso College of Business were named to the Tiger Twelve for 2015 – Andree Comeaux, economics; Lauren Landry, marketing; Arenn Martin, management; and Hannah Suffern, finance.