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Alumni Spotlights: LSU Student Government Presidents Then and Now - Part III

This is the third in a series of stories on LSU Student Government presidents, which will appear in future issues of LSU Alumni Magazine.

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Alumni Spotlights: LSU Student Government Presidents Then and Now - Part II

This is the second in a series of stories on LSU Student Government presidents, which will appear in future issues of LSU Alumni Magazine.

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Alumni Spotlights: LSU Student Government Presidents Then and Now

This is the first in a series of stories on LSU Student Government presidents, which will appear on LSU Alumni Association blog and in future issues of LSU Alumni Magazine.

Stories told by LSU Student Government presidents from the 1950s to the present are a reminder of how much things change and how much they stay the same.

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Memorial Oak Grove Rededication

Are you or someone you know a descendant or relative of the men listed below? If so, we would like to hear from you. These men were former LSU students and alumni who made the ultimate sacrifice in World War I and are honored in the Memorial Oak Grove on campus. The grove is being reimagined as a prominent place of remembrance and on Nov. 11, the 100th anniversary of the end of the war, a rededication ceremony will be held. The general public is invited to attend.  Details of the ceremony will be forthcoming. 

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Alumni Spotlight: Kelly Kissel

“I tell you it felt good walking across this campus tonight,” said Kelly Kissel, retired Associated Press Arkansas news editor and now metro editor of The (Baton Rouge) Advocate. Kissel earned bachelor’s degree in journalism from LSU in 1984.

Kissel was talking about the short walk from the University’s Visitor Center parking lot to The Chimes Restaurant one weekday night in late June. He had been in the metro editor’s chair at The Advocate two days. 

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18 Questions with LSU Alumni: Terri Broussard Williams

 

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Your Contributions at Work: Distinguished Faculty Awards 2018

 

 

The LSU Distinguished Faculty Awards Presentation 2018 was held on May 2 at Lod Cook Alumni Center.

LSU Alumni Association was proud to present 19 faculty members with awards this year. These financial awards are made possible by the generous donations of our alumni, fans, and friends. These contributions enhance the ability to recruit and retain the many excellent faculty members that call LSU home.

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18 Questions with LSU Alumni: Dillon Couvillon

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Remembering the Legend: Billy Cannon

Dr. Billy Cannon passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018. He was 80.

Cannon was recognized by the LSU Alumni Association as Alumnus of the Year in 2010. We all know of his gridiron achievements, and we thought Tiger Nation would be interested in knowing the rest of the story.

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LSU and San Diego: 30 Years of Unexposed Connections

When most people think of a crawfish boil, they likely conjure up images of several fold-out tables in a backyard with twenty to thirty of their closest friends. In San Diego, they've decided to take this typical gathering and turn it into a massive festival. Over the last thirty years, the LSU Alumni of San Diego Chapter has managed to grow this annual event into one of the largest crawfish boils in the world. With over 4,000 purple and gold fanatics taking over the practice field at Qualcomm Stadium, this festival has become the place to be during the Memorial Day weekend. While there is nothing like a good party, this celebration has a worthy cause. The funds raised from the crawfish boil are used to award 2 scholarships per year for local San Diego students planning to attend LSU. Additionally, 2 Professorships/Year are awarded to distinguished LSU Faculty Members.

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