BATON ROUGE – The Flores MBA Program held its annual Corporate Communications Case Competition (CCC) on January 24, 2019. A team comprised of two second-year full-time students, Christopher McGehee and Christina Vassiliou, won first place and $1,250 in prize money.
BATON ROUGE – LSU Executive Education announces the opening of nominations for the 2019 LSU100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses on February 1, 2019.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business has announced the members of its 2019 Hall of Distinction Class – Marcela Donadio, Robert Schneckenburger and Jeff Zehnder. This year’s class will be inducted at the Hall of Distinction Banquet, which the college will host at the Business Education Complex on Friday, March 22.
The Department of Accounting at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business has published its annual Tiger Tactics newsletter announcing several accomplishments of students, faculty, and alumni.
BATON ROUGE - The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business offers educational programs for the business community as part of its strategic initiatives to foster economic development, promote entrepreneurship, and fill the growing needs of business. Below is a list of the current offerings.
BATON ROUGE - Trey Dunbar, MD, 2007 graduate of the Flores MBA Program, has been named president of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health, Louisiana’s largest provider of pediatric services.
BATON ROUGE – The Flores LSU MBA Alumni Association (MBAAA) presented a check to the Flores MBA Program for $14,000 during their holiday party on December 12, 2018.
BATON ROUGE - LSU Executive Education will offer its intensive Project Management Professional Certification Prep Course January 28-31 at the Business Education Complex, home of LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business. Early bird registration will close at 4 p.m. on December 7, 2018 and regular registration will close at 4 p.m. on January 18.
BATON ROUGE - Frederick “Rick” Wolfert was profiled in the LSU Foundation Cornerstone magazine. He is a graduate of the '76 business class and was a student-athlete on the LSU basketball team.
BATON ROUGE - Tom (Business, ’82) and Lisa (Business, ’89; Law, ’94) Adamek, longtime philanthropic supporters of the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, have made their largest gift to date in support of the Department of Finance and the Office of Business Student Success. The Adameks’ generosity will provide tools for future business leaders to enter careers that suit their talents, interests and values.
BATON ROUGE - Eight business alumni were recently named to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report's 2018 40 Under 40.
BATON ROUGE - On Thursday, November 15, 2018 the Sales and Marketing Executives (SME) of Baton Rouge hosted their annual awards banquet.
On January 7, 2019, the second annual Public-Private Partnership Symposium will be held at the LSLU E. J. Ourso College of Business in Baton Rouge. The event is co-hosted by ULI Louisiana and the Real Estate Research Institute at LSU.
BATON ROUGE - In their semi-annual meeting held October 12, 2018, the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Dean's Advisory Council elected new leadership for 2019-2020.
BATON ROUGE – Several LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business graduates and a current student were among the 2018 graduates of Lead LSU, a leadership development program for LSU employees.
BATON ROUGE – Registration is open now for the 2019 LSU Tax Seminar to be held Jan. 3-4, at the Business Education Complex on the LSU campus. This seminar is sponsored by the Department of Accounting in the E. J. Ourso College of Business.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Department of Finance will offer a comprehensive Credit Analyst Certification Program beginning in January 2019. The course has been developed in cooperation with the Louisiana Bankers Association as a service to regional and community banks.
BATON ROUGE – On Oct. 18, seven successful LSU alumni returned to campus for a career panel sponsored by the LSU Department of Marketing.
BATON ROUGE – Military veterans with successful businesses are encouraged to apply for the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Military Veterans - Accelerate (EBV Accelerate). Delivered in three-phases, this program will be hosted by LSU Executive Education in early 2019.
BATON ROUGE – In recognition of their volunteer service, the Emerge Center has named LSU alumni Edmund Giering IV and Rolfe McCollister Jr. to its list of 2018 Baton Rouge Area Volunteer Activists.
BATON ROUGE – LSU announces the list of the Eighth Annual LSU 100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses. The LSU 100 is a highly competitive program that identifies, recognizes and celebrates the 100 fastest growing LSU graduate-owned or LSU graduate-led businesses in the world. Honorees will be recognized and the rankings revealed at a black-tie-optional gala to be held at L’Auberge Casino Hotel on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018 in Baton Rouge.
BATON ROUGE - Several graduates of the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business have been named to the 2019 Edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.
BATON ROUGE – Emergent Method, a Louisiana-based consulting firm specializing in strategic and organizational planning, strategic communications and project management, has been ranked 1,292 in Inc. Magazine's 37th Annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies in America. The firm is ranked first among Baton Rouge companies in the Inc. 5000 rankings and sixth among Louisiana companies.
BATON ROUGE - Master of Accountancy student Teja Dabney will lead the LSU Student Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants Inc. (NABA). Dabney talked to us about her last year at LSU and how NABA helped her thrive.
BATON ROUGE – LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business alumnus Phil Adra, CFP, CPA, CLU and CLTC, was recently honored with membership in Northwestern Mutual’s 2018 Forum Group. Members of this elite group are recognized for their commitment to helping clients achieve financial security.
LSU Awards 607 Degrees at Summer Commencement, Higher Education Commissioner Kim Hunter Reed Delivers Keynote
BATON ROUGE – LSU alumna and Higher Education Commissioner Kim Hunter Reed, Ph.D., delivered the keynote address, and 607 degrees were awarded during LSU
BATON ROUGE – The LSU Center for Internal Auditing (LSUCIA) will hold a conference for program alumni and other practitioners on Oct. 15-16, 2018. The conference, to be held at L’Auberge Casino & Hotel in Baton Rouge, allows attendees to network and share ideas while gaining continuing professional education credit.
BATON ROUGE - Growing up in Franklin, La., LSU graduate Victor Lashley may have come from a small town, but he’s making a name for himself in New York City.
LSU Alumna and Higher Education Commissioner Kim Hunter Reed to Deliver Keynote Address at August Commencement
BATON ROUGE – LSU alumna and Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Kim Hunter Reed will deliver the keynote address at LSU’s summer commencement ceremony on Friday, Aug. 3, in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.
BATON ROUGE – The Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants (LCPA) recently honored Baton Rouge CPAs, J. Gerard “Jerry” Jolly, Peggy Scott, Jeffrey Koonce and Layne McDaniel for their remarkable contributions to the CPA profession and the community. All four honorees are graduates of the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business.
BATON ROUGE – Tara Haney, vice president of operations for Health Leaders Network (HLN), was recognized by the Catholic Health Association (CHA) as one of Tomorrow’s Leaders during the organization’s annual awards banquet at the 2018 Assembly in San Diego.
BATON ROUGE – Erin Kilpatrick, who earned both a Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Master of Accountancy from the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, was recently announced as one of the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) 2017 Elijah Watt Sells Award winners.
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Public Administration Institute recently celebrated Megan Bel Miller as its 2018 Master of Public Administration Alumnus of the Year.
BATON ROUGE – E. J. Ourso College of Business alumna Kim Hunter Reed has been selected as Louisiana’s next commissioner of higher education. She will oversee policy governing the state’s public colleges and more than 200,000 students.
BATON ROUGE – LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business alumnus Robert “Bobby” J. Crifasi, general manager of New Orleans Country Club, was elected president of the Club Managers Association of America (CMAA) Board of Directors at its 91st World Conference on Club Management.
BATON ROUGE – Jake Credo, a senior inspector with the U.S. Marshal Service’s Investigative Operations Division’s Technical Operations Group, received a 2017 Top Cop runner-up award from the National Association of Police Organizations.
BATON ROUGE – In recognition of lifelong contributions and service to the offshore oil and gas industry, Leon Hirsch received the 2018 C. M. Van Zandt Recognition Award presented by the Outer Continental Shelf Advisory Board.
BATON ROUGE – The Ascension Chamber of Commerce named Amy Lambert as its 2017 Individual of the Year at the annual awards banquet on Feb. 7, 2018. Lambert, a senior executive assistant at Neighbors Federal Credit Union, is a 1997 graduate of LSU’s School of Education and a 2009 graduate of the LSU Flores MBA Program, part of the E. J. Ourso College of Business.
BATON ROUGE – Phil Frost, director of BREC’s Baton Rouge Zoo, was recently elected chair of the board for Species360, an international data sharing company aiding over 1,000 member institutions, including the global community of zoos, aquariums and other wildlife organizations in more than 90 countries. Frost has served on the board for Species360 for five years prior to this election.
BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business has announced the members of its 2018 Hall of Distinction Class – Claire L. Cagnolatti and Maurice J. “Skip” Robichaux III. This year’s class will be inducted at the Hall of Distinction Banquet, which the college will host at the Business Education Complex on Friday, March 16.
BATON ROUGE - Master of Accountancy student and professional athlete Alex Arlitt ’15 cites “grit” as the key to success in both accounting and sports.
BATON ROUGE - Journal of Management accepted a paper written by Thomas Greckhamer, professor in the Rucks Department of Management in LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business, and Furkan Gur, an assistant professor at Northern Illinois University who graduated with a PhD in management from the E. J. Ourso College of Business in 2016.
BATON ROUGE – Peggy Scott – executive vice president, chief operating officer, chief financial officer and treasurer of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana – will be the keynote speaker for the E. J. Ourso College of Business Spring Diploma Ceremony on Friday, May 15 at 12:30 p.m. in the Pete Maravich Assembly Center.