Our CHSE family just got a lot bigger - Congrats Class of 2017!


This semester's statistics:

Bachelor's Degrees  |  476

Master's Degrees  |  225

Education Specialist Certificates | 10

Doctoral Degrees  |  19

Our graduates represent 44 parishes, 33 states, and 10 foreign countries.


Distinguished Graduates Ceremony

On Thursday, May 11, 2017, we recognized more than 30 distinguished graduates of the College of Human Sciences & Education (CHSE) who have demonstrated extraordinary commitment to their education, their careers, and their college. We honored 11 University Medalists, students who completed the requirements for a bachelor's degree with a perfect 4.0 grade point average; 14 Undergraduate Distinguished Scholars, students who successfully completed an intensive undergraduate research project related to their major; and six CHSE Ambassadors, students who have assisted in collegiate outreach, recruitment, and engagement activities on campus and in the community.

University Medalists

Carrie Allen | Elementary Education

Jenna Badeaux | Elementary Education

Clara Bausa | Human Movement

Morgan DelVecchio | Human Movement

Victoria Donze | Human Movement

Erin Estep | Dual Certification General & Special Education

Sara Lessard | Human Resource Education

Abby Lewis | Human Movement

Rebecca Parsiola | Human Movement

Amanda Ruiz | Human Movement






Distinguished Scholars

Lindsey Baker

Kelsey Brown 

Allison Cutrera

Falen Johnson

Kristi Kay

Nancy Leavines

Melissa Lasage

Hayden lyons

Kathleen Nguyen

Kayla Patton

Caroline Peterson

Clarissa Phill

Avery Rodrigue

Taylor Rudy

*Each Distinguished Scholar is a graduate of the School of Education

CHSE Ambassadors

Jenna Badeaux | School of Education

Erika Brown | School of Education

Lindsey Courville | School of Kinesiology

Victoria Donze | School of Kinesiology

Carly Easley | School of Kinesiology

Ryan Harb | School of Kinesiology












CHSE University Medalists


CHSE Distinguished Scholars


CHSE Ambassadors