09/05/2014 03:05 PM
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Flores MBA Alumni Association, in conjunction with the LSU E.
J. Ourso College of Business, will host Louisiana Looking Up on Thursday, Oct. 23.
This annual afternoon event, celebrating its 11th anniversary this year, will be held
at the Business Education Complex, home of the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business.
Entergy and Talk 107.3 FM are this year’s premier sponsors.
According to LSU MBAAA President Craig Juengling, this year’s edition of Louisiana
Looking Up offers attendees a mix of entrepreneurship, education and non-profit information.
“As always, we wanted to infuse current topics,” Juengling said. “The speakers we
have this year shed light on entrepreneurship in Louisiana in ways that many may not
have thought about before.”
Juengling added that the information this year’s speakers will share will be translatable
to almost every business and that Louisiana Looking Up is still a tremendous networking
opportunity for all attendees. Proceeds from the event will help the MBAAA support
the LSU Flores MBA Program, allowing the association to assist students who wish to
John Davies, president and chief executive officer of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation will serve as keynote speaker. Other speakers scheduled to attend are:
Gordy Rush, vice-president and marketing manager for Guaranty Broadcasting, will serve
as emcee for the event.
Louisiana Looking Up will begin at 1:30 p.m., and a reception from 4:30 p.m. until
5:30 p.m. will follow. Cost of admission for individuals is $100, $50 for LSU Flores
MBA Alumni Association members, and $25 for LSU Flores MBA Program students. For more
information about this year’s keynote speaker and panelists, visit www.business.lsu.edu/llu. To register for the event, visit http://business.lsu.edu/alumni-external-relations/Flores-MBA-Alumni-Association/Pages/Louisiana-Looking-Up-Seminar-Reception.aspx.
The LSU Flores MBA Alumni Association exists to mentor the LSU Flores MBA program’s
students, fund strategically imperative curricula and connect alumni to the college
and the students. Our relevancy is determined by achievement of key metrics through
giving our time, talent, and treasure necessary to add value to the program and our
Since its establishment in 1928, the E. J. Ourso College of Business has continuously improved and expanded its offerings for students and alumni. Additionally, the college has made it a priority to provide faculty with the resources it needs to further research in every aspect of the business world and to produce industry leaders for our global work environment.
Posted on Friday, September 5, 2014