During his time at LSU, Blake Ferguson earned two degrees from the E. J. Ourso College of Business – a Bachelor of Science in marketing in 2018 and a Master of Business Administration in 2019. In addition to his scholarly accomplishments, he was the first long snapper in LSU Football history to be named a permanent team captain, won numerous student-athlete awards, and was a starting player on the iconic 2019 LSU Tigers National Championship football team
Professor Jared Llorens has been named interim dean of the E. J. Ourso College of Business, effective July 1, 2020.
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 and the LSU ROARING 10 list recognizes and celebrates the ten highest revenue generating LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses. Companies must apply each year in order to be considered for either list.
E. J. Ourso College of Business is one of the nation's most outstanding business schools, according to The Princeton Review®. The education services company profiles the school in its recently reported list, "Best Business Schools for 2020." The Princeton Review posted the list on November 19, 2019 at https://www.princetonreview.com/best-business-schools.
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.
Seven business alumni were recently named to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report's 2019 40 Under 40.
Don Chance, James C. Flores Endowed Chair of MBA Studies and professor of finance at the E. J. Ourso College of Business, is a well-published author of peer-reviewed research articles and textbooks. But it was his third cancer diagnosis that led him into the world of fiction writing.
The LSU Executive MBA class within the Flores MBA program at the E. J. Ourso College of Business is wrapping up the 17-month educational experience with a capstone trip framed around the geopolitical dynamics of Brexit, giving the students an excellent opportunity to connect and engage business leaders and politicians in London and Dublin to discuss the Brexit framework and the challenges and consequences of leaving the European Union.
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 – Eduniversal released its 2019 Best Masters Rankings in July 2019 with both the Flores MBA program and the Masters of Public Administration (MPA) program making an appearance. Eduniversal ranked the Flores MBA program 50th overall, 28th and 20th among public universities in North America and the United States, respectively. This appearance is the first time the Flores MBA program has made the rankings since 2012. The MPA program moved up 14 spots by placing 15th among public universities in the United States.
The LSU Flores Alumni Association will host all LSU MBA alumni and incoming and current MBA students to Jazz and Cocktails Aug. 22, 2019, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. to network while enjoying music and refreshments. Jazz and Cocktails conclude the MBA orientation, serving as an excellent opportunity to get to know classmates and alumni.
LSU Online MBA student, Penny Gallemore, was included in Online MBA Report's Business Leaders of Tomorrow 2019.
BATON ROUGE - For the second-straight year, MBA student and LSU long snapper Blake Ferguson will serve as the chair of the Southeastern Conference Football Leadership Council, the league office announced Thursday.
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.
The LSU Flores MBA Association will host its fourth annual charity gala benefiting the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition at 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. in Baton Rouge. Last year, the gala raised more than $18,000 for the new freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.
LSU Programs Ranked in U.S. News Graduate School Rankings, Flores MBA Program Ranked 36th Among Public Universities
BATON ROUGE – A number of LSU programs are recognized in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings, including the Flores MBA, public administration, education and social work programs, which all moved up in the rankings this year.
CLEVELAND, OHIO – For the second year in a row, a team of LSU Flores MBA students placed fifth out of 32 teams in the 15th Annual 2019 KeyBank Foundation Minority MBA Case Competition at KeyBank headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio.
BATON ROUGE – The Flores LSU MBA Alumni Association (MBAAA) presented a check to the Flores MBA Program for $14,000 during their holiday party on December 12, 2018.
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 – Angele Cherbonnier, graduate class president of the LSUCIA program, talks to us about the program, opportunities for students and her favorite LSU tradition.
BATON ROUGE – LSU Executive Education announces the opening of nominations for the 2019 LSU100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses on February 1, 2019.
BATON ROUGE – The Flores MBA Program held its annual Corporate Communications Case Competition (CCC) on January 24, 2019. A team comprised of two second-year full-time students, Christopher McGehee and Christina Vassiliou, won first place and $1,250 in prize money.
BATON ROUGE – Makayla McManus, president of the LSU MBA Association, talks to us about the organization, opportunities for students and her favorite LSU tradition.
LSU Online Recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs, Named Top Programs for Veterans
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Online MS in construction management is ranked as a top-10 program among public colleges in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs.
BATON ROUGE - Trey Dunbar, MD, 2007 graduate of the Flores MBA Program, has been named president of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health, Louisiana’s largest provider of pediatric services.
BATON ROUGE - The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business offers educational programs for the business community as part of its strategic initiatives to foster economic development, promote entrepreneurship, and fill the growing needs of business. Below is a list of the current offerings.
BATON ROUGE - Eight business alumni were recently named to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report's 2018 40 Under 40.
BATON ROUGE - On November 9, 2018 four second-year Flores MBA students competed at The 12th Annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership at Baylor University. The graduate team was comprised of Cayden Bergeron, Polina Dozortseva, Garrett McCaskill and Christopher McGehee. They competed among 12 schools from the south and Midwest.
BATON ROUGE – The Princeton Review has named the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business an outstanding business school in the 2019 edition of its annual business school rankings.
BATON ROUGE - In their semi-annual meeting held October 12, 2018, the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Dean's Advisory Council elected new leadership for 2019-2020.
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 – In recognition of their volunteer service, the Emerge Center has named LSU alumni Edmund Giering IV and Rolfe McCollister Jr. to its list of 2018 Baton Rouge Area Volunteer Activists.
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 – Emergent Method, a Louisiana-based consulting firm specializing in strategic and organizational planning, strategic communications and project management, has been ranked 1,292 in Inc. Magazine's 37th Annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies in America. The firm is ranked first among Baton Rouge companies in the Inc. 5000 rankings and sixth among Louisiana companies.
BATON ROUGE – LSU won first place in the 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition held at the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, April 12-14. The winning team was comprised of Jack Anjier of New Orleans, La.; Daniel Hofmann of Furth, Germany; Michael Lacombe of Gonzales, La. and Roman Lantukh of Ivanivka, Ukraine. Luke Cashen, an instructor in the LSU Flores MBA Program, was the team’s advisor. This is the first SEC MBA Case Competition Championship for the university.
BATON ROUGE – LSU will host the 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition on April 12-14. The event will feature teams of MBA students solving a business problem facing Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, a Louisiana-based restaurant company. The media is invited to the final presentations and awards ceremony to be held Saturday, April 14.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Flores MBA Association raised more than $18,000 for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital during its third annual charity gala held at the Capitol Park Museum on Feb. 22, 2018.
BATON ROUGE - LSU will host the 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition on April 12-14 in Baton Rouge. The event will feature teams of MBA students solving a business problem facing Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, a Louisiana-based restaurant company.
BATON ROUGE – The Ascension Chamber of Commerce named Amy Lambert as its 2017 Individual of the Year at the annual awards banquet on Feb. 7, 2018. Lambert, a senior executive assistant at Neighbors Federal Credit Union, is a 1997 graduate of LSU’s School of Education and a 2009 graduate of the LSU Flores MBA Program, part of the E. J. Ourso College of Business.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business has announced the members of its 2018 Hall of Distinction Class – Claire L. Cagnolatti and Maurice J. “Skip” Robichaux III. 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 16.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Flores MBA Association will host its third annual charity gala benefitting the Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at the Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. in Baton Rouge.
BATON ROUGE – U.S. News & World Report released its 2018 Best Online MBA Program rankings today, placing the LSU Online Flores MBA Program T-41 among public colleges and universities and T-51 overall on its list of 267 ranked programs.
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.
BATON ROUGE – U.S. News & World Report released its 2017 Best Online MBA Program rankings today, placing the LSU Online Flores MBA Program T-38 among public colleges and universities and T-47 overall on its list of 239 ranked programs.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Flores MBA Association recently hosted its second annual charity gala. The event benefitted the freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital and raised $4,500.
Baton Rouge - The Flores MBA Program’s Executive Track (EMBA) at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business now includes an additional international trip and executive coaching sessions in its curriculum.
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.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Flores MBA Alumni Association, in conjunction with the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, will host Louisiana Looking Up on Thursday, Nov. 17.
BATON ROUGE – Flores MBA students Jeevan Kodadhala of Baton Rouge; Wesley Ladd of Mayfield, Ky.; and Harsha Sirigireddy of Baton Rouge took the top prize in this year’s Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup Competition, winning a team cash prize of $2,000.
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.