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This Saturday! 2018 Alumni Tailgate
Don't miss the fun at our 2018 Alumni Tailgate. Enjoy free food and a drink* before the Tigers take on Bama. Games and music will complete the festive feel.

Saturday, November 3
3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
BEC Courtyard
Free for E. J. Ourso College alumni, friends, & guests

Whether you plan to stop by or stay the whole time, please register

*One free meal ticket and one free beverage ticket will be issued to each guest at check-in. A cash bar will be available for all additional drink purchases. Water/soda $1.00, beer $2,00, wine $4.00 - cash-only.
Help with Research, Be Entered to Win LSU vs. Texas A&M Tickets
Enter to win two tickets to the LSU v. Texas A&M football game on Saturday, November 24 by participating in an exciting research project linking insights in psychology and neuroscience to entrepreneurship. LSU graduates are invited to participate in the Entrepreneurship and Neurological Diversity study.

As a participant, you can receive your personal profile, as well as a written summary of the findings so that you can benchmark yourself against entrepreneurs. Just enter your preferred email address after you agree to participate in the survey. The survey will take about 20 minutes to complete. Your participation is greatly appreciated.

If you have questions, please contact Reg Tucker, associate professor in the Stephenson Department of Entrepreneurship & Information Systems.

Complete the Entrepreneurship and Neurological Diversity survey by 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 18 to be entered in the drawing. The winner will be notified via email on Monday, November 19.
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Prepare for the Future of Professional Sales
Sharpen your skills and get a glimpse of the future during the inaugural LSU Sales Symposium . Sales professionals at all levels will benefit from this professional development opportunity.

Friday, November 16
10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Individual $125: includes lunch, cocktail networking reception, and parking
Corporate Package $1,000: includes 10 individual registrations

Sessions: Sales Management and CRM, Sales Technology and Sales Marketing, Inbound Sales and Marketing

JD Sherman , president and COO of HubSpot , is the keynote.

Visit the symposium page for the full agenda and registration form.

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2018-2019 Rucks Fellows Class Announced
The 2018-2019 Rucks Fellows (left to right) are: Ryder Rule, Alexis David, Antonia Rosinia, David Boh, Nicole Cadman, Tiger Scheyd, Morgan Evans, Catherine Stewart, Caroline Campagna, Ceara Cabezon, and Jordan Templet.  

The Rucks Fellows are graduating management majors who have earned a top grade point average. Read more about our Rucks Fellows .
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Meet the 2018 Entrepreneurship Fellows
The 2018 Entrepreneurship Fellows (left to right) are: Antonia Rosinia, Kameron Darbone, Daniel Ellender, Jandrenique Taylor, Charles Soileau, Roberto Moreira, Charity Lee, Walter Scott, Lyndon Lynn, and Bethani Dopson.

This program is open to all LSU students; fellows are chosen through a competitive application process. Read more about the 2018 Entrepreneurship Fellows.
Upcoming Events
November 1
5:00 p.m. BEC 1220
November 3
LSU vs. Alabama
November 14
MSA Info Session
6:00 p.m. BEC 1425
November 16
November 18
December 14
January 3-4
January 15
Pre-session evaluation due for Certified Credit Analyst course; modules begin January 24
Help us reach 200 LSU Connect Members
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Help grow LSU Connect, our online networking community, to 200+ members.

Use the "join now" links at To simplify the process, sign up using your LinkedIn or Facebook account.

This free platform allows E. J. Ourso College alumni to network using computers or mobile devices.

Once your account is approved, head to the "directory" tab to search for members by class year, location, industry, and more.

Accounts approved within one business day.
Military Veterans Encouraged to Apply for Entrepreneurship Bootcamp to be held at LSU in 2019
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Military veterans with successful businesses are encouraged to apply for the Entrepreneurship Bootcamp for Military Veterans - Accelerate (EBV Accelerate). Delivered in three-phases, this program will be hosted by LSU Executive Education in early 2019.

Program topics include acquiring growth funding, rebranding for expansion, determining a sustainable growth rate, establishing partnerships, and managing cash flow.

The program begins with an online learning component focused on business analysis; this phase will run from February 11-22. EBV-Accelerate participants will meet on the LSU campus for a three-day residency to be held March 12-14, during which participants will complete a personalized action plan. The third phase of the program involves resources to support business growth.

Applications will be accepted through January 15.

Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11.
Happy Thanksgiving! LSU will be closed November 22 & 23.
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