Photo Gallery: CC&E Spring Convocation

CC&E celebrated 2018’s Convocation Ceremony with a lunch at LSU’s the Club at Union Square, generously hosted by Mr. Richard Lipsey, who has been dedicated to advancing knowledge at CC&E for 40 years. About 48 faculty, staff, and students were recognized for receiving 32 awards and scholarships throughout the year.

LSU Provost Rick Koubek gave the opening remarks and was presented with a parting present from CC&E staff before he departed the university for his new post as president of Michigan Tech. In addition, Ralph Portier, professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences, was honored for his 50 years of dedication to LSU and announced his retirement in May 2018.

View the complete list of award recipients and their photos from the event: https://bit.ly/2rzo0ij 

 
Employees and students of CC&E seated at convocation.Overhead view of attendees of convocation.Students enjoying the lunch provided at convocation.Richard Lipsey giving opening remarks at convocation.

Sara Ates receiving the Joseph Lipsey, Sr. Memorial Scholarship Award, which recognizes full-time, DOCS graduate students for his/her research, with preference given to those planning to stay in Louisiana after graduation.Group photo of all of the recipients and donors of the awards.Dean D'Elia gifting Provost Rick Koubek with an LSU ski model for his move up north.Guest enjoying lunch at convocation.

From left to right, Martin Svendson, Mary Svendson, Andrew Armbrust, Dean D'Elia and ViceRalph Portier, professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences, was honored for his 50 years of dedication to LSU and announced his retirement in May 2018. The Lipsey family were given a gift at convocation thanking them for their generosity through the years.Lindsay Lamana accepting the Candice Chun Memorial Award. Pictured with Ed Laws, Dean D'Elia and Pvosot Rick Koubek.

Grace Cagle, recipient of the Kayne's Fire Award, pictured with Crystal Johnson, Christie Crooks (a close friend of the Finley family), Dean D'Elia, and Rick KoubekStephen Midway and John White, faculty members of CC&E, accepting the Dean's Outstanding Service Award.Crystal Johnson receiving the Joseph Lipsey, Jr. & Richard A. Lipsey Excellence in Teaching Award.