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LSU Names Scott Woodward to Lead Athletics Department

Baton Rouge native and LSU alumnus Scott Woodward was named athletics director at his alma mater today after serving in the same position for the last four years at Texas A&M University.

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LSU Manship School Students Win Second Place at Regional Advertising Competition

LSU’s student advertising team from the Manship School of Mass Communication won second place in the American Advertising Federation’s (AAF) National Student Advertising Competition’s (NSAC) district 7 contest on April 13 in Mobile, Alabama. The NSAC district 7 competition brings together advertising students each spring from Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee to compete for best advertising campaign.

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Joe Alleva to Transition to a New Role at LSU

LSU and Vice Chancellor and Director of Athletics Joe Alleva today announced he is stepping down from his current position and is transitioning to a new role as special assistant to the president for donor relations.

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LSU Professor’s Paper Accepted by the Journal of Applied Econometrics

Qiankun Zhou, assistant professor in the Department of Economics, co-authored a paper published in the Journal of Applied Econometrics.

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LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute Announces Venture Challenge Finalists

Three LSU student businesses have been selected to present in a live pitch competition for a share of $25,000 in the ninth annual Venture Challenge April 23 at Tin Roof Brewery from 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. The event is open to the public.

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LSU Alumnus and New Orleans Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in Mozambique

Jacob Blais, 23, of New Orleans, has been accepted into the Peace Corps and will depart for Mozambique on April 23, 2019, to begin training as a Community Health Services Promoter volunteer.

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LSU Team Presenting at SAS Global Forum

A team of LSU E. J. Ourso College of Business students is one of eight student groups selected to present to data professionals during the 2019 SAS Global Forum held April 28 – May 1 in Dallas. Lauren Agrigento, a master’s of science – Analytics candidate from Homewood, Illinois and William Taylor, a Master’s of Science – Analytics candidate from Westwego, LA make up the LSU team known as Statistically Significant Others. Joni Shreve, a senior instructor in the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems, serves as the team’s advisor.

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