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MBA Student, LSU Long Snapper Again Named Sec Football Leadership Chair

BATON ROUGE - For the second-straight year, MBA student and LSU long snapper Blake Ferguson will serve as the chair of the Southeastern Conference Football Leadership Council, the league office announced Thursday.

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E. J. Ourso College Recognizes Students at Scholarship Awards Reception

LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business recently recognized student achievement at its 2018 Spring Scholarship Reception. Held in the Rotunda of the Business Education Complex, the event brought together scholarship recipients and donors.

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LSU Flores MBAA Holds Fundraiser for Baton Rouge Youth Coalition

The LSU Flores MBA Association will host its fourth annual charity gala benefiting the Baton Rouge Youth Coalition at 7:00 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. in Baton Rouge. Last year, the gala raised more than $18,000 for the new freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.

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LSU Programs Ranked in U.S. News Graduate School Rankings, Flores MBA Program Ranked 36th Among Public Universities

BATON ROUGE – A number of LSU programs are recognized in the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings, including the Flores MBA, public administration, education and social work programs, which all moved up in the rankings this year.

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Flores MBA Team places fifth in KeyBank Case Competition

CLEVELAND, OHIO – For the second year in a row, a team of LSU Flores MBA students placed fifth out of 32 teams in the 15th Annual 2019 KeyBank Foundation Minority MBA Case Competition at KeyBank headquarters in Cleveland, Ohio.

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MBA Alumni Association Donates $14,000 to Program

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.

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LSU Flores MBA Program Offers One-Year MBA to Undergraduate Business Majors

BATON ROUGE - The LSU Flores MBA Program has launched a one-year MBA track that’s geared toward students who hold an undergraduate business degree from an accredited institution. Beginning in June, this new one-year MBA format will allow students to complete the MBA degree in just 11 months.

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Student Leader Profile: Angele Cherbonnier

BATON ROUGE – Angele Cherbonnier, graduate class president of the LSUCIA program, talks to us about the program, opportunities for students and her favorite LSU tradition.

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2019 LSU100 Nominations Open

BATON ROUGE – LSU Executive Education announces the opening of nominations for the 2019 LSU100: Fastest Growing Tiger Businesses on February 1, 2019.

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Winners of Flores MBA Corporate Communications Competition Announced

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.

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Student Leader Profile: Makayla McManus

BATON ROUGE – Makayla McManus, president of the LSU MBA Association, talks to us about the organization, opportunities for students and her favorite LSU tradition.

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LSU Online Recognized in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs, Named Top Programs for Veterans

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Online MS in construction management is ranked as a top-10 program among public colleges in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 Best Online Programs.

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Flores MBA Alumnus Named President of Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health

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.

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Educational Offerings for the Business Community through the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business

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.

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Eight Business Alumni Named to Baton Rouge Business Report 40 Under 40

BATON ROUGE - Eight business alumni were recently named to the Greater Baton Rouge Business Report's 2018 40 Under 40.

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MBA Student Awarded Best Presenter at Baylor Case Competition

BATON ROUGE - On November 9, 2018 four second-year Flores MBA students competed at The 12th Annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership at Baylor University. The graduate team was comprised of Cayden Bergeron, Polina Dozortseva, Garrett McCaskill and Christopher McGehee. They competed among 12 schools from the south and Midwest.

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E. J. Ourso College Named a "Best" Business School by the Princeton Review

BATON ROUGE – The Princeton Review has named the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business an outstanding business school in the 2019 edition of its annual business school rankings.

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2019 DAC Leadership Announced

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.

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Lead LSU Program Graduates Include E. J. Ourso College Alumni, Student

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.

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LSU Alumni to Receive Volunteer Activist Awards

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.

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E. J. Ourso College of Business Alumni Named to 2019 Best Lawyers in America List

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.

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Emergent Method Named One of Country's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

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.

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LSU Wins 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition 2018

BATON ROUGE – LSU won first place in the 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition held at the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business, April 12-14. The winning team was comprised of Jack Anjier of New Orleans, La.; Daniel Hofmann of Furth, Germany; Michael Lacombe of Gonzales, La. and Roman Lantukh of Ivanivka, Ukraine. Luke Cashen, an instructor in the LSU Flores MBA Program, was the team’s advisor. This is the first SEC MBA Case Competition Championship for the university.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: SEC MBA Case Competition Presentations, Awards Open to Media

BATON ROUGE – LSU will host the 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition on April 12-14. The event will feature teams of MBA students solving a business problem facing Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, a Louisiana-based restaurant company. The media is invited to the final presentations and awards ceremony to be held Saturday, April 14.

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Flores MBA Association Exceeds Goal with Children’s Hospital Fundraiser

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Flores MBA Association raised more than $18,000 for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital during its third annual charity gala held at the Capitol Park Museum on Feb. 22, 2018.

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LSU to Host 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition

BATON ROUGE - LSU will host the 2018 SEC MBA Case Competition on April 12-14 in Baton Rouge. The event will feature teams of MBA students solving a business problem facing Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers, a Louisiana-based restaurant company.

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E. J. Ourso College Alumna Named Ascension Chamber of Commerce’s Individual of the Year

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.

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Hall of Distinction 2018 Inductees Announced

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.

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LSU Flores MBAA Holds Fundraiser for Children’s Hospital

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Flores MBA Association will host its third annual charity gala benefitting the Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018 at the Capitol Park Museum, 660 N. Fourth St. in Baton Rouge.

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USNWR Online Rankings Puts Flores MBA Program in Top 20 Percent

BATON ROUGE – U.S. News & World Report released its 2018 Best Online MBA Program rankings today, placing the LSU Online Flores MBA Program T-41 among public colleges and universities and T-51 overall on its list of 267 ranked programs.

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E. J. Ourso College Recognizes Students at 2017 Spring Awards Ceremony

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business recently held its annual Spring Awards Ceremony in the Business Education Complex Rotunda. During the event, the college recognized outstanding individual students and inducted new members into Beta Gamma Sigma.

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Flores MBA Program Makes Leap in USNWR Online Rankings

BATON ROUGE – U.S. News & World Report released its 2017 Best Online MBA Program rankings today, placing the LSU Online Flores MBA Program T-38 among public colleges and universities and T-47 overall on its list of 239 ranked programs.

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Flores MBAA Raises Money for Children’s Hospital

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Flores MBA Association recently hosted its second annual charity gala. The event benefitted the freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital and raised $4,500.

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LSU Flores MBA Program Executive Track Adds International Trip and Executive Coaching

Baton Rouge - The Flores MBA Program’s Executive Track (EMBA) at LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business now includes an additional international trip and executive coaching sessions in its curriculum.

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LSU Trio Attends TD Ameritrade National Conference

E. J. Ourso College of Business students Marlen Breve, finance major from Baton Rouge; Rachel LeMaire, finance major from New Iberia, La.; and Megan Manno, accounting major from Houma, La; represented the college at TD Ameritrade Institutional’s National LINC 2017 conference in San Diego.

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2016 Louisiana Looking Up Event on Nov. 17

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, Nov. 17.

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Flores MBA Team Wins National Case Competition

BATON ROUGE – Flores MBA students Jeevan Kodadhala of Baton Rouge; Wesley Ladd of Mayfield, Ky.; and Harsha Sirigireddy of Baton Rouge took the top prize in this year’s Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) Cup Competition, winning a team cash prize of $2,000.

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Rucks Fellows Class 2016-2017 Announced

BATON ROUGE – The Class of 2016-2017 Rucks Fellows have been announced by the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Rucks Department of Management. They are Rhiannon Ballard of Grand Isle, La.; Hannah Brown of Pride, La.; Christina Davisson of Covington, La.; Katherine Key of Pensacola, Fla.; Ashton Lane of Baton Rouge; Benjamin LaPlace of Baton Rouge; Makayla McManus of Baton Rouge; Sally Robichaux of Baton Rouge; Claire Schnell of New Orleans; Krishna Surakanti of Baton Rouge; and Brent Swann of Eunice, La.

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Here to Win: von Springer Turns Internship Into Full-Time Opportunity

BATON ROUGE - Alex von Springer, second-year student in the E. J. Ourso College of Business Flores MBA Program, has already been recognized for her success in the classroom, earning the 2016 Outstanding MBA Student Award earlier this year.

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Here to Win: Berenson Goes From Bangkok to Baton Rouge in Pursuit of his MBA

BATON ROUGE - Chase Berenson, a second-year student in the E. J. Ourso College of Business Flores MBA Program, didn't take the route most students do when coming to LSU to pursue a degree.

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Pair of Flores MBA Students Honored

BATON ROUGE – LSU Flores MBA students Alex von Springer and Ramon Hardy were both recognized with the Outstanding MBA Student Award at the E. J. Ourso College of Business Spring Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 25.

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Hart Quoted in USNWR Article on Choosing an MBA

BATON ROUGE - ​LSU Flores MBA Director Dana Hart gave his insight to a recent article in U.S. News & World Report on "4 Stats to Measure Before Signing Up for an MBA."

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Flores MBA Program Makes Leap in USNWR Rankings

BATON ROUGE – The LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business Flores MBA Program improved on its 2016 “Best Business School” ranking by U.S. News & World Report, moving up 11 spots among public institutions in the 2017 rankings to No. 33.

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Flores MBA Students Have Strong Showing at Case Competition

BATON ROUGE – The LSU Flores MBA Program’s team of Parker Cramer, Steven Goyne, Lauren Breaux and Sayre Phinney finished fourth at the Katz Invitational Case Competition at the University of Pittsburgh, besting schools like the University of Notre Dame, Penn State University and Carnegie Mellon University.

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Flores MBA Program Ranked Top 30 by Forbes

BATON ROUGE – Forbes has released its 2015 List of America’s Best Business Schools, ranking the LSU Flores MBA Program 29th in the nation among similar programs at public colleges or universities.

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U.S. News Ranks Flores MBA Program Top 10 for Female Enrollment

BATON ROUGE – In a recent study by U.S. News & World Report on business schools with the largest full-time female MBA enrollment, the LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business’ Flores MBA Program ranked ninth in the nation, with 52.9 percent of its students being female in the 2014-2015 academic year.

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Online Flores MBA Program Graduates First Student

BATON ROUGE – It’s been an eventful 25 months for Austin Hatch. He moved his family across the country to California, welcomed his first child into the world and on Friday, May 15, became the first-ever graduate of the LSU Online Flores MBA Program.

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Online Flores MBA Program Ranked No. 50 for Veterans

BATON ROUGE – U.S. News & World Report released today its rankings of the 2015 Best Online Programs for Veterans. New to the rankings, which are now in their third year, is the best online MBA program for veterans list.

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MBA Students Honored at E. J. Ourso College Spring Awards Ceremony

BATON ROUGE – LSU’s E. J. Ourso College of Business honored 16 MBA students at its annual Spring Awards Ceremony on April 21, in the Rotunda of the Business Education Complex. During the event, the college recognized outstanding individual students, student organizations and inducted new members into Beta Gamma Sigma.

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LSU Team Reaches Final Four at SEC MBA Case Competition

BATON ROUGE – The team of Parker Cramer, Steven Goyne, Sayre Phinney and Faisal Qayyum reached the Final Four of the Southeastern Conference MBA Case Competition, ultimately finishing fourth behind the University of Florida, the University of Kentucky and the University of South Carolina.

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