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Student Leader Profile: Kire’ Jackson

BATON ROUGE – Kire’ Jackson, LSU Student Government Chief of Staff, talks to us about student government, opportunities for students, and her favorite LSU tradition.

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LSU Flores MBA Program Offers One-Year MBA to Undergraduate Business Majors

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.

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2019 LSU100 Nominations Open

BATON ROUGE – LSU Executive Education announces the opening of nominations for the 2019 LSU100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses on February 1, 2019.

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Student Leader Profile: Makayla McManus

BATON ROUGE – Makayla McManus, president of the LSU MBA Association, talks to us about the organization, opportunities for students and her favorite LSU tradition.

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LSU Announces Dean’s List, President’s Honor Roll

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.

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LSU Recognizes 1,950 Graduates at December Commencement, LSU’s Largest Fall Graduating Class Ever

BATON ROUGE – LSU recognized 1,950 graduates at the university’s 297th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 14.

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Eight Business Alumni Named to Baton Rouge Business Report 40 Under 40

BATON ROUGE - Eight business alumni were recently named to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report's 2018 40 Under 40.

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Lead LSU Program Graduates Include E. J. Ourso College Alumni, Student

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.

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2018 Entrepreneurship Fellows Expand Skills, Networks

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.

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Top Management Journal Publishes Paper by LSU PhD Candidate

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).

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LSU Selects 2018 Homecoming Court

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.

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E. J. Ourso College of Business to Hold Graduate Program Fair

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.

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2018-2019 Rucks Fellows Class Announced

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.

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Student Leader Profile: Hope McKee

BATON ROUGE - Hope McKee, president of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) at LSU, shares her take on the benefits of student involvement.

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E. J. Ourso College Climbs Slightly in Latest U.S. News Rankings

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.

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E. J. Ourso College of Business Alumni Named to 2019 Best Lawyers in America List

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.

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Management Professor Serves as Keynote for International Workshop

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.

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Perceived Trustworthiness Helps Female Entrepreneurs Gain Backing from Crowdfunding Investors

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.

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LSU Announces Dean’s List, President’s Honor Roll

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.

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E. J. Ourso College Recognizes Students at Scholarship Awards Reception

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.

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Management Professor Invited to Speak in Canada, Australia

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.

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Management Major Receives 2018 LSU Alumni Association International Student Scholarship

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.

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Business Students Named to Dean's List, President's Honor Roll

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.

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Seven Business Students Earn University Medals

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.

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Top Journal Accepts Paper by Management Professor, Alumnus

Professor Thomas Greckhamer and alumnus Furkan Gur co-authored a paper accepted for publication by Journal of Management.

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Rucks Fellows Class of 2017-2018 Announced

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.

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LSU Finishes Third for Second Straight Year at National Diversity Case Competition

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.

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E. J. Ourso College Recognizes Students at 2017 Spring Awards Ceremony

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.

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LSU Trio Attends TD Ameritrade National Conference

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.

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Pair of Students Named Alumni Scholars

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.

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Rucks Fellows Class 2016-2017 Announced

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.

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LSU Receives National Diversity Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

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.

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E. J. Ourso College Recognizes Students at 2016 Spring Awards Ceremony

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.

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Greckhamer Named Associate Editor of Research Publication

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.

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LSU Diversity Diplomats Finish Third in National Competition

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.

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Business Students Named to Dean's List, President's Honor Roll

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.

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Harvard Business Review Reports On Thomas Greckhamer's Paper

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.

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Management Students Win Awards at E. J. Ourso College Spring Awards Ceremony

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.

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Four Business Students Named to Tiger Twelve

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.

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Strategic Management Journal Accepts Greckhamer’s Paper

BATON ROUGE – Thomas Greckhamer, associate professor in the E. J. Ourso College of Business Rucks Department of Management, recently authored a paper accepted by the Strategic Management Journal.

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Bragaw Featured in Article on Helping Businesses Find Capital

BATON ROUGE – Nathan Bragaw, assistant professor of management in the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, was one of three local business professionals featured in the Baton Rouge Business Report’s recent “Case Study: What Should I Consider Before Seeking a Business Loan?” article.

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