Commencement Stories

 

Another Record-Breaking Class of Graduates at LSU’s 295th Commencement

BATON ROUGE – LSU alumnus Rep. Steve Scalise, U.S. House Majority Whip and the third ranking House Republican leader, delivered the keynote address, and LSU graduated one of its largest and most diverse classes at the university’s 295th commencement exercises on Friday, May 11.

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LSU Employees Recognized at Spring Commencement

BATON ROUGE – Twenty-two LSU employees were recognized at the university’s 295th commencement exercises on Friday, May 11.

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Nine Graduates Recognized as LSU Engaged Citizens

BATON ROUGE – For the first time, LSU recognized graduates with the LSU Engaged Citizens distinction during the universities 295thcommencement exercises. Nine students received this inaugural honor.

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ROTC Cadets Commissioned as Part of Spring Commencement Exercises

BATON ROUGE – Eighteen LSU graduates were recognized during the LSU Spring Commissioning Ceremony on Thursday, May 10, in the Union Theater. Maj. Gen. Carl F. Ernst, an LSU alumnus from New Orleans, was the guest speaker for the ceremony and gave the commissioning oath.

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Sixty Graduates Earn LSU’s Distinguished Communicator Award

BATON ROUGE – Sixty LSU graduates were awarded the LSU Distinguished Communicator Award during a ceremony on Thursday, May 10, as part of the university’s 295th commencement exercises.

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Rep. Steve Scalise to Deliver LSU and LSU Law Commencement Addresses

LSU alumnus Rep. Steve Scalise, U.S. House Majority Whip and the third ranking House Republican leader, will deliver the keynote address at LSU’s 295th commencement on Friday, May 11, and the main address at the LSU Law Center’s commencement ceremony, on Friday, June 1. Both ceremonies will take place in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

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LSU Recognizes 1,591 Graduates at December Commencement

LSU recognized 1,591 graduates at the university’s 294th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 15. LSU’s fall graduating class included the most degrees awarded to African American and Hispanic students during any fall semester.

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LSU Recognizes 24 University Medalists During December Commencement

Twenty-four LSU seniors received University Medals for graduating with the highest undergraduate grade-point averages as part of LSU’s 294th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 15.

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Ten Graduates Earn LSU’s Distinguished Communicator Award

Ten graduates were awarded the Distinguished Communicator Award during LSU’s 294th commencement exercises.

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ROTC Cadets Commissioned as Part of Fall Commencement Exercises

Ten graduates were recognized during LSU’s fall commissioning ceremony on Thursday, Dec. 14, in the Dalton J. Woods Auditorium in the Energy, Coast & Environment Building. LSU alumnus Brig. Gen. Patrick R. Bossetta, assistant adjutant general Louisiana Army National Guard, served as keynote speaker for the ceremony.

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LSU Employees Recognized at Fall Commencement

Twenty-two LSU employees were recognized at the university’s 294th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 15, where 1,591 students graduated.

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LSU Awards 674 Degrees at Summer Commencement

LSU alumnus and culinary entrepreneur Jay Ducote delivered the keynote address, and 674 students received degrees during LSU’s 293rd commencement ceremony on Friday, Aug. 4.

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LSU Employees Recognized at 2017 Summer Commencement

On Friday, Aug. 4, LSU held its 293rd commencement exercises and recognized 674 graduates, including 16 LSU faculty and staff members.

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Some 675 Students Expected to Graduate Aug. 4, Alumnus Jay Ducote to Deliver Commencement Address

Approximately 675 students are expected to graduate during LSU’s 293rd commencement ceremony on Friday, Aug. 4, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center, beginning at 9 a.m. LSU alumnus and culinary entrepreneur Jay Ducote will deliver the keynote address.

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LSU Alumnus Jay Ducote to Deliver Keynote Address at August Commencement

Two-time LSU graduate Jay Ducote will deliver the keynote address at LSU’s 293rd commencement on Friday, Aug. 4, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.

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