LSPA Summer Institute | LSU Manship School of Mass Communication

LSPA Summer Institute



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Stay tuned for more details about the next LSPA Summer Institute. You can always schedule a tour with us at any time of the year! Our tours offer an opportunity to connect with us one-on-one; meet some of our staff, faculty and Student Media leaders; and learn what it's like to be a student at the Manship School. Email for more information.

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Housed at LSU’s Manship School of Mass Communication, the Louisiana Scholastic Press Association (LSPA) Summer Institute prepares high school sophomores, juniors, se­niors and incoming LSU students to tell the world’s stories through media.

Our mission is to equip students with advanced skills in journalism, digital media, broadcast reporting, public rela­tions, advertising and more.

Build your skills in...

  • Video Editing
  • Graphic Design
  • Photography
  • Writing & Editing
  • Social Media & Digital Advertising

What will I be doing?

  • Learn the fundamentals of writing, broadcast and digital journalism, graphic design, video production, social media and more
  • Take field trips to professional media organizations
  • Discover new techniques to improve your digital storytelling skills

Who can attend?High school students behind the Tiger TV desk

  • High school sophomores, juniors, seniors and incoming college freshmen interested in mass communication, journalism and/or students involved in their student newspaper, yearbook, broadcast or digital news programs

Where will I stay?

  • Living-learning residential halls on LSU’s Baton Rouge campus
  • Most meals will take place in LSU’s dining halls
  • LSU faculty and staff closely supervise all activities

For more information, please contact