NEWSWORTHY
Dean wins partner award
To recognize his role in the creation of the Office of Business Student Success , the LSU Division of Student Affairs presented E. J. Ourso College of Business Dean Richard White Jr. with the 2017 Academic Partner Award. The honor is awarded to faculty and staff who partner with the Division of Student Affairs to improve the student experience. 

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Recently released rankings put LSU as best in Louisiana and a leader in the SEC in one of the most important outcomes to today's students: return on investment. On average an LSU graduate's starting salary is $12,000 higher than that of graduates from other universities.

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The Future is Here Seminar
The "Technology & Innovation: The Future is Here" seminar will dive into the relationship between emerging technologies and the looming government challenges that could stunt their potential. This seminar is free and includes meals. Attendees must RSVP here.

Friday, Oct. 27
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Business Education Complex Auditorium (BEC 1510)
Alumni Tailgate | November 11
We are welcoming you home with food, beverages, and entertainment. This free event is open to all E. J. Ourso College of Business alumni, friends of the college, and guests. RSVP today.
  GEAUXING AHEAD
Upcoming Events
Oct. 5
Oct. 15
Application deadline for spring 2018 MS Finance
Nov. 11
The Greater Baton Rouge Chapter of the LSU Alumni Association and TAF Capitol Area Tigers invite you to Eat Some Hog !

Feast on cochon de lait, talk LSU sports, and make new Tiger friends.

Tuesday, Nov. 7 | 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Tin Roof Brewing (1624 Wyoming St., Baton Rouge)
Cost: $25 per person with cash bar by Tin Roof

Seating is limited. To secure your space, prepay for your reservation. Payment accepted by credit card or check (payable to GBR LSU AA).

Contact: Beth Tope 225-819-0128 or bethtope@icloud.com
15321 Honors Ct. Drive, Baton Rouge, LA 70810
Reservations accepted through Oct. 31 unless space fills before that time.
LAGNIAPPE
Alumni Return to the Classroom
Ben Blaesche LSU alumnus
On September 15, Ben Blaesche '10 spoke to E. J. Ourso College students about his career in investment banking and his experience at Stephens Inc.

Presentations from alumni give students an insider's perspective on industry and a comfortable setting to ask questions. If you would like to speak to a class, please contact Angela McBride.

There are also opportunities for you to return to campus to recruit students for internships or career opportunities. Please contact Seth Thibodeaux to discuss your needs and available options.
Seeking Wisdom´╗┐
Help us launch a "Wisdom Wednesday" feature on the college's LinkedIn presence and other social media channels. What advice do you have to share with students and other graduates?

Tips can be serious or lighthearted with a focus on professional success. Email your advice along with your name and graduation year to Angela McBride. This on-going series will be launched later this fall.
Accepting Nominations for the Hall of Distinction
Established in 1996, the Hall of Distinction recognizes individuals who make significant contributions to business, academia, or government as well as to their community. Nominees do not have to be LSU graduates, however nominees should have some connection with LSU. View a list of previous inductees.

Tell us about a worthy individual who should be considered for this honor. Nominations should include full name, contact details, company information, and a few paragraphs about why this individual should be considered. If your nominee is not an LSU graduate, please explain his/her tie with the university. Email your nomination to Wendy Marx by November 1.