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Professor Emeritus William Black receives award

BATON Rouge - Professor Emeritus William C. Black has been awarded the 2019 Doctoral Educator’s Award from the Southeast Marketing Symposium member Universities, which include Florida State University, Louisiana State University, The University of Memphis, Mississippi State University, The University of Alabama, The University of Arkansas, The University of Georgia, The University of Kentucky, The University of Mississippi, and the University of Tennessee. The award recognizes those individuals who have made significant and sustained contributions to marketing doctoral education during their careers.

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Students Get Real-World Sales Experience, Meet Companies at Competition

BATON ROUGE – LSU Professional Sales students recently competed in business-to-business, or B2B, sales scenarios for the Jack W. Salisbury Scholarship Awards during the E. J. Ourso College of Business Professional Sales Institute’s fourth annual Internal Sales Competition and Career Fair.

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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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Hall of Distinction 2019 Inductees Announced

BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business has announced the members of its 2019 Hall of Distinction Class – Marcela Donadio, Robert Schneckenburger and Jeff Zehnder. This year’s class will be inducted at the Hall of Distinction Banquet, which the college will host at the Business Education Complex on Friday, March 22.

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LSU Professional Sales Institute Hosts Annual Golf Tournament

BATON ROUGE - The Professional Sales Institute at the E. J. Ourso College of Business will host its 2019 Golf Tournament on April 12, 2019 at the LSU Golf Course starting at 8:00 a.m. followed by a lunch and awards ceremony at Walk-Ons Bistreaux & Bar.

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Professional Sales Institute Hosts Internal Sales Competition and Career Fair

BATON ROUGE - LSU Professional Sales students will be competing in business-to-business, or B2B, sales scenarios for the Jack W. Salisbury Scholarship Awards during the E. J. Ourso College of Business Professional Sales Institute’s fourth annual Internal Sales Competition and Career Fair on February 21, 2019.

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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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Business Alumnus Profiled in LSU Foundation Cornerstone

BATON ROUGE - Frederick “Rick” Wolfert was profiled in the LSU Foundation Cornerstone magazine. He is a graduate of the '76 business class in marketing and was a student-athlete on the LSU basketball team.

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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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LSU Alumni Return for “Why Marketing?” Career Panel

BATON ROUGE – On Oct. 18, seven successful LSU alumni returned to campus for a career panel sponsored by the LSU Department of Marketing.

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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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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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Marketing Professor Examines Gratitude in Buyer-Seller Relationships

BATON ROUGE – Research demonstrates that customer gratitude is linked to increases in share of wallet, sales revenue, sales growth and customer commitment. What about the role of salesperson gratitude in buyer-seller relationships?

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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 Faculty Receive Promotions, Tenure

BATON ROUGE – Several LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business faculty were awarded promotion and tenure before the start of the 2018-2019 academic year.

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Student Leader Profile: Erica Borne

BATON ROUGE - Erica Borne, president of the Beta Xi Chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon, talks to us about the organization, opportunities for students and her favorite LSU tradition.

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Lashley Means Business in the Big Apple, Thanks to LSU Degree

BATON ROUGE - Growing up in Franklin, La., LSU graduate Victor Lashley may have come from a small town, but he’s making a name for himself in New York City.

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Marketing Instructor Chosen to Serve as Guest Coach for LSU Baseball

BATON ROUGE – Monica Santaella, a marketing instructor in the E. J. Ourso College of Business, served as guest coach for LSU baseball during the team’s April 10 matchup against Louisiana Tech.

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LSU Marketing Students Receive Pi Sigma Epsilon Awards

BATON ROUGE - Marketing students from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business left the 2018 Pi Sigma Epsilon National Convention with industry insights, professional contacts and several prestigious awards. Pi Sigma Epsilon is a professional fraternity for students and practitioners in marketing and sales management.

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Leadership LSU Class of 2018

BATON ROUGE – LSU has recognized 32 students as the Class of 2018 for Leadership LSU, an annual spring program coordinated by LSU Campus Life on behalf of the LSU Office of the Dean of Students. Twenty-eight of the 32 students in the Class of 2018 for Leadership LSU are undergraduates in their senior year. Five are juniors and two are graduate students (noted in listing). Students in the class are from five states and three countries.

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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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LSU PSI to Stage Third Annual Golf Tournament

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Professional Sales Institute will host its third annual golf tournament on Friday, April 13, 2018, at LSU Golf Course with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

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LSU Earns Individual, Team Honors in Bayou Sales Challenge

BATON ROUGE – LSU Professional Sales Institute students turned in impressive performances during the 2018 Bayou Sales Challenge held at Nicholls State University on March 1-2, 2018. Lauren Olivier, a sophomore marketing major from Catahoula, La., was named the first-place overall individual champion. The LSU Sales Team finished the competition second behind Florida State University.

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Sales Competition Provides Real-World Experience, Contacts

BATON ROUGE – LSU Professional Sales students recently competed in business-to-business, or B2B, sales scenarios for the Jack W. Salisbury Scholarship Awards during the E. J. Ourso College of Business Professional Sales Institute’s third annual Internal Sales Competition and Career Fair.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Professional Sales Students to Compete for Scholarships

BATON ROUGE – LSU professional sales students will compete for scholarships in the E. J. Ourso College of Business Professional Sales Institute’s third annual Internal Sales Competition and Career Fair from 8 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22. The event is open to the press.

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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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Hall of Distinction 2017 Inductees Announced

BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business has announced the members of its 2017 Hall of Distinction Class – Sarah Borders, Jim Parr and David B. Songy. This year’s class will be inducted at the Hall of Distinction Banquet, which the college will host at the Business Education Complex on Friday, March 31.

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LSU PSI Becomes Member of University Sales Alliance

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Professional Sales Institute has been accepted as an associate member in the University Sales Center Alliance, a consortium of sales centers that connects university faculty members with different backgrounds and areas of expertise to advance the sales profession through teaching, research and outreach.

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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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LSU PSI to Stage Second Annual Golf Tournament

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Professional Sales Institute will host its second annual golf tournament on Friday, April 21 at LSU Golf Course with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.

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LSU Team Wins Bayou Sales Competition

BATON ROUGE - The LSU Sales Team finished first at the 2017 Bayou Sales Challenge at Nicholls State University, beating Florida State University, Nicholls State, Illinois State University, the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Southern University and Xavier University of New Orleans.

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LSU Receives National Diversity Award for Fifth Consecutive Year

BATON ROUGE – 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 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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Students Get Real-World Sales Experience, Meet Companies at Competition

BATON ROUGE – LSU Professional Sales students recently competed in business-to-business, or B2B, sales scenarios for scholarship awards during the E. J. Ourso College of Business Professional Sales Institute’s second annual Internal Sales Competition and Career Fair.

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LSU Trio Attends TD Ameritrade National Conference

BATON ROUGE – 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 President’s Alumni Scholars

BATON ROUGE – Some of LSU’s best and brightest students – President’s Alumni Scholars and Flagship Scholars – and the donors who funded their scholarships were recognized at the LSU Alumni Association Scholars Banquet in November.

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Mintz Discusses Digital Marketing in Elections

BATON ROUGE - Assistant Professor of Marketing Ofer Mintz was a guest on Garland Robinette's WWL radio show to discuss the role of digital marketing in the 2016 elections.

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Karam Advises Athletes on Personal Branding

BATON ROUGE - Tommy Karam wears many hats at LSU. He is a senior instructor in the E. J. Ourso College of Business Flores MBA Program, the Department of Marketing and the Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute. Perhaps he is best known, however, in larger circles as the personal media trainer to the LSU Tiger Football team.

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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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Sales Competition Provides Real-World Experience, Contacts

BATON ROUGE – LSU Professional Sales students recently competed in business-to-business, or B2B, sales scenarios for the Jack W. Salisbury Scholarship Awards during the E. J. Ourso College of Business Professional Sales Institute’s first annual Internal Sales Competition and Career Fair.

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MassMutual Louisiana Boosts LSU PSI With Gift

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Professional Sales Institute, housed within the E. J. Ourso College of Business Department of Marketing, recently received a $75,000 gift from MassMutual Louisiana.

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LSU Diversity Diplomats Finish Third in National Competition

BATON ROUGE – 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 students who have made the Dean's List and President's Honor Roll for the fall 2015 semester.

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PSI Featured in Baton Rouge Business Report

BATON ROUGE - The LSU Professional Sales Institute was featured by the Baton Rouge Business Report in its Daily Report PM Edition on Thursday, Dec. 3. The PSI is housed within the Department of Marketing.

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LSU PSE Chapter is One of Best in the Nation

BATON ROUGE – The Beta Xi chapter of Pi Sigma Epsilon triumphed over 60 PSE chapters recently with four PSE National Convention awards.

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