LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business to Announce Major Gift at Entrepreneurship Celebration

November 3, 2017

BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business will announce a multimillion-dollar gift during its Entrepreneurship Celebration to be held Thursday, Nov. 9 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. This event is open to the press and invited guests.

For more than 30 years, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has intentionally focused on growing its entrepreneurship offerings. A new grant will expand the impact of education and research programs, benefitting LSU students and the state’s business community.

What: Entrepreneurship Celebration and major gift announcement


  • E. J. Ourso College Dean Richard White Jr.
  • LSU President F. King Alexander
  • Emmet Stephenson, LSU alumnus and donor, founder and president of Stephenson and Company and senior partner of Stephenson Ventures
  • Spokesperson from the funding organization

Where: LSU Business Education Complex Rotunda (Directions)

When: Thursday, Nov. 9 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m.

A representative from the funding agency and the E. J. Ourso College will be available for media questions at 2:30 p.m.

Members of the media, RSVP by Wednesday to: Angela McBride, E. J. Ourso College,, 225-578-7833 or 614-477-3656

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Angela McBride
LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business