LSU Gold Stories featuring University College
LSU Chapter of Phi Eta Sigma Past-President Andrew Mahtook Receives Highest National Honor as Clark Scholar-Leader of the Year Award; Past-Secretary Emily Riley Receives Lejeune Scholarship by Jacquelyn Schulz Craddock
Past Phi Eta Sigma officers receive national honor award and scholarship
Phi Eta Sigma, a national honor society rewarding first-collegiate-year scholarship, announced its Founders Fund Scholarship recipients, granting $295,000 in endowed scholarships or awards to outstanding members of Phi Eta Sigma for undergraduate or graduate study.
Leadership in Research by Joseph Givens & Jacquelyn Schulz Craddock
Young Emerging Scientist, Matthew Johnson Develops Technological Tool to Identify SMR Genes of Plants
With the support of the Ronald E. McNair Research Scholars program, operated through LSU’s University College, and the leadership of Maheshi Dassanayake, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences and primary investigator of the Comparative Functional and Evolutionary Genomics Lab, Johnson realized a passion for research.
LSU Geaux BIG Baton Rouge Volunteers to Serve Across Community; LSU Chapter of Phi Eta Sigma Serves BIG by Jacquelyn Schulz Craddock
Phi Eta Sigma take part in LSU Geaux BIG Baton Rouge
The fourth annual Geaux BIG Baton Rouge was held Saturday, April 16, 2016, beginning with an opening ceremony on the LSU Natatorium Field. Geaux BIG Baton Rouge is an LSU student organization that plans and implements the largest day service event at LSU that unites the university community and Baton Rouge residents through service in order to express appreciation for the community's support.
A Worldly View by Aaron Looney
McNair Research Scholar Studies in Ireland
For some, the best way to learn about a topic is to simply put themselves in the middle of it.
McNair Research Program helps military veteran enter world of quantum physics
Todd Moulder is someone who strives for intelligence, whether it is in the university classroom or laboratory or in the field as part of the U.S. Armed Forces.
Leaving a Legacy by Jacquelyn Schulz Craddock
Madeline Briley, kinesiology major
The great people and the flagship agenda are a few of the many reasons students come to LSU, but for Madeline Briley, she says LSU means so much more. From its rich history, to the beautiful oaks, to the friends she has made and to her experiences in Tiger Stadium, Briley ensures us that she has Tiger pride.
Marching On by Aaron Looney
Congressman John Lewis visits LSU, Discusses Civil Rights Movement, New Graphic Novel Trilogy
Many people of note throughout history have transcribed the stories of their lives into tangible records, such as books and films.
Moms in Music by Aaron Looney
LSU Women’s Center, McNair Research Scholars Presentation to Address Role of Mothers in Hip-Hop, R&B Music Genres
The world of music is often seen as a direct reflection of life, with stories told of life, death, love, hate, happiness, sorrow and more through song.
Oaks Anniversary by Jacquelyn Schulz Craddock
University College celebrates 80 years of service and impact to the LSU community
For the past 80 years, students have come to know LSU's University College under many names: Lower Division, General College, Freshman College, Junior Division and now University College. No matter the name, its mission is the same: to serve as the entry point for students at the university by providing academic advising and support services that assist first-year and some continuing students in defining their educational goals, pursing admission to a senior college and ultimately earning a degree.
Reaching Goals by Holly A. Phillips
Student Support Services assists, empowers students
Craig Winchell, assistant director of Student Support Services, or SSS, is a master at flipping pancakes right inside Allen Hall. Equipped with a spatula and chocolate chips, Winchell pulls out all the stops to get and keep students involved in the programs SSS offers.
Summer Scholars by Aaron Looney
University College program offers underrepresented minority students aid in transition to college
Divided into groups of six, about 40 recent high school graduates gathered in a Nicholson Hall classroom on a steamy July afternoon to show what they knew about LSU.
Star Student by Tamara Mizell
Management senior Erineka Mulligan
LSU students are a diverse group. They come from all over the globe with different dreams, goals, and aspirations for their respective futures. Here is a chance to get to know them one at a time. No matter his or her academic discipline, everyone has a story to tell…including you!
No Obstacles by Ernie Ballard
LSU McNair Program celebrates 20 years on campus, inducts 13 new scholars
It has been more than 25 years since tragedy struck the United States space program when seven crew members were killed in the space shuttle Challenger explosion January 28, 1986. One of those aboard the Challenger was physicist Ronald Erwin McNair, America's second African-American astronaut.