Announcing the 2019 Hall of Distinction for the LSU College of HSE

Thursday, March 14, 2019 | The Cook Conference Center | 6:00 – 8:00 PM

Trophies sitting on a table in during the Hall of Distinction ceremony.

The LSU College of Human Sciences & Education presents the 2019 Hall of Distinction to recognize outstanding alumni and partners who help the college positively impact our community. Each spring, this event recognizes and celebrates our honorees for the significant contributions they have made to LSU and the extended community. Recipients exemplify the mission of CHSE to address complex human issues and policy decisions facing Louisiana and the nation through their gifts, talents, and time.

This event is open to the public. It will be held on Thursday, March 14, 2019 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Lod Cook Conference Center (3838 West Lakeshore Drive). Tickets cost $50 per person, and $40 per CHSE faculty and staff. 


2019 Honorees

Alumni of Distinction
Casey Davis Kaufman
Amy Groves Lowe
Michael C. Shaw


Philanthropy Award 
Drs. Amelia Lee & Jo A. Carter


Community Partners
Audubon Elementary School (Dr. N. Claudette Perkins, Principal)
BROC - Baton Rouge Orthopaedic Clinic
Representative Patricia Haynes Smith


Faculty and Staff Award Recipients
Dr. Edward Benoit III, Advocate for Diversity Award
Dr. Cassandra D. Chaney, Distinguished Research Award
Dr. Dee Jacobsen, Distinguished Teaching Award
Dr. Kerri J. Tobin, Early Career Award
Dr. Jan Hondzinski, Engagement Award
Dr. Amanda Benson, Outstanding Faculty Service Award
Ms. Lois A. Stewart, Outstanding Staff Service Award 


About CHSE

The College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) is a nationally accredited division of Louisiana State University. The college is comprised of the School of Education, the School of Kinesiology, the School of Leadership & Human Resource Development, the School of Library & Information Science, the School of Social Work, and the University Laboratory School. These combined schools offer 8 undergraduate degree programs, 18 graduate programs, and 7 online graduate degree and/or certificate programs, enrolling more than 1,900 undergraduate and 1,120 graduate students. The College is committed to achieving the highest standards in teaching, research, and service and is committed to improving quality of life across the lifespan.

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