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2020 Annual Meeting Recap

Bart B. Schmolke was named chair and David B. Braddock chair-elect of the LSU Alumni Association Board of Directors at the organization’s Annual Meeting and Past Chairs Luncheon in November 2020.

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Adulting 101 Virtual Series: Third Release

We are excited to announce our Adulting 101 Virtual Webinar Series presented by the LSU Alumni Association! This series features LSU alumni sharing life skills that may not have been taught in the classroom but will be helpful during this transition in your life. Our third release includes a feature on organization. You can also check out topics from our first release - buying your first home, basic finances, insurance benefits -  OR our second release - budgeting, job searching, and more. Scroll down to start learning from fellow alums!

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2020 Tower Club Recognition

As we near the end of this year, we want to take a moment to recognize all of our LSU Alumni Association Tower Club members. These benefactors have gone above and beyond to show their support for our mission by donating $1,000 or more. We offer heartfelt thanks for your generosity and dedicated support. 

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Billy Cannon Halloween Run Virtual 5K Route Maps

We can't wait for our Billy Cannon Halloween Run Virtual 5K presented by TJ Ribs! It will be held October 30 - November with Tigers all over the country participating. We put together a few 5K route maps for Baton Rouge, and we'd love to see your route so we can share it with LSU Tiger Nation if they're in the area! Email us your route at info@lsualumni.org. And register for the race at LSUAlumni.org/CannonRun! Geaux Tigers!

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LSU Alumnus Spotlight: Don Welge

DON WELGE (1936-2020), BA Agriculture '57

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Adulting 101 Virtual Series: Second Release

We are excited to announce our Adulting 101 Virtual Webinar Series presented by the LSU Alumni Association! This series features LSU alumni sharing life skills that may not have been taught in the classroom but will be helpful during this transition in your life. Our second release includes topics on budgeting, job searching, leadership development, and time management. You can also check out topics from our first release, including buying your first home, basic finances, insurance benefits, and more. Scroll down to start learning from fellow alums!

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LSU Alumnus Spotlight: Seth Irby

SETH IRBY, BA MASS COMM '11

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LSU Class of August 2020 Grad Spotlights

The LSU Class of 2020 August graduates have accomplished some incredible things during their time on campus, and we are excited to see them head out into the world for their next great adventure. With the help of departments across campus along with the LSU Division of Strategic Communications, we wanted to feature some amazing graduates and their reflections on their time at LSU.

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LSU Alumni Spotlight: Harding bossier - A Century as a Tiger

Harding William Bossier was born in Abita Springs, LA, on June 19, 1920, to William W. and Clara Core Bossier. At the age of two he and his family moved to the Istrouma section of Baton Rouge, where he lived until shortly after World War II.  He graduated from Istrouma High School in May of 1938 and started classes at LSU the following fall, majoring in Petroleum Engineering.  [It was during this first year at LSU that Harding became friends with Alex Box, who sat next to him in a geology class.]

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Why I Have Five Degrees

Among the thousands of LSU graduates, only fifteen alumni hold five degrees. LSU Alumni Magazine asked why the multiple academic credentials and how they’ve been put to use. Several alums share their stories here. This story was originally featured in the Spring 2019 LSU Alumni Magazine

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