Business Students Honored at LSU Black Scholar’s Awards
April 15, 2019
BATON ROUGE – The Black Faculty and Staff Caucus (BFSC) honored sixty-four students from the E. J. Ourso College of Business at the 34th Annual LSU Black Scholar’s Awards Program Sunday, April 7, 2019, at 3:00 p.m. in the LSU Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes Bo Campbell Auditorium. The students honored were:
The BFSC mission is twofold: (1) to serve the unique needs of LSU African-American employees by promoting understanding of African-American concerns and providing assistance, education and social interaction for the LSU faculty and staff; (2) and to offer African-American employees and students a proactive organization capable of investigating complaints, addressing problems and working alongside University administration to facilitate resolution.
BFSC aims to serve as champions to promote the well-being of LSU Black faculty, staff, and students as well as:
- To identify, advocate and promote educational equity and a work environment free of intolerance or discrimination
- Be a liaison between the Black faculty, staff and students and the university administration for equitable treatment in job promotions and opportunities
- Emphasize the recruitment and retention of diverse faculty, staff and students
- Provide colleagues with professional development and resources to advance equity in job recruitment and the classroom
- Organize and maintain a support network for Black faculty, staff and students at LSU
About LSU Black Faculty and Staff Caucus
The Black Faculty and Staff Caucus’ (BFSC) purpose is to ensure and maintain equitable treatment of African American faculty and staff in promotions and job opportunities. The organization shall serve as an advocate for educational equity and a work environment free of racial tensions and biases with the liberty of investigating and addressing concerns. BFSC shall also monitor and address retention of minority faculty, staff and students. The organization shall provide assistance, education and social interaction for faculty, staff and students through workshops, lectures, seminars, meetings, professional development opportunities and employee assistance programs within and outside the University community.
About the E. J. Ourso College of Business
Since its establishment in 1928, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has continuously improved and expanded its offerings for students and alumni. Additionally, the college has made it a priority to provide its faculty with the resources it needs to further research in every aspect of the business world and to produce industry leaders for a global work environment. For more news and information about the E. J. Ourso College, visit the homepage.
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