LSU’s Tish O’Connor Receives Teaching Enhancement Award

02/20/2013 02:46 PM

BATON ROUGE – Tish O’Connor, an instructor in the Department of Finance and the assistant director of the SMART Lab, was recently awarded the Teaching Enhancement Fund Award, established by Campus Federal Credit Union. As a recipient of the award, O’Connor will be able to attend the Global Asset Management Education, or GAME, Forum in New York, scheduled to be held April 4-6.

“I am honored to receive Campus Federal Credit Union’s Teaching Enhancement Fund Award.” O’Connor said. “Attending this conference will enable me to benchmark with other university representatives on best practices, learn about current real-world investment strategies and understand the framework from which we are operating from great financial minds.”

The GAME Forum is a conduit between investment management leaders and an international group of college students and faculty. A variety of topics from corporate governance to global stock markets will be covered in keynote panels.

Campus Federal developed LSU’s Teaching Enhancement Awards for outstanding faculty and campus programs that bring together the entire community.


The Department of Finance at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business offers high quality programs for undergraduate and graduate students interested in careers in corporate finance, asset management, real estate, insurance, banking, financial planning and business law. Aiming to create exciting educational opportunities for its students, the department employs tools such as the Securities Markets Analysis Research and Trading, or SMART, Lab. This 44-station simulated interactive trading floor enables students to gain practical experience in the fast-paced world of securities analysis, research and trading. Additionally, the Department of Finance encourages, supports and conducts research in real estate by housing the nationally renowned Real Estate Research Institute. For more information, visit, call 225-578-6291 or email

Wendy  Marx 
E. J. Ourso College of Business

Posted on Wednesday, February 20, 2013