"Find something you love to do and work hard at it."
"While playing basketball at LSUS during the late 90s, LSUS gave me a first-class education and prepared me for the working world."
"Clint Naquin, a 2010 graduate of LSUS, spent the summer at a NASA internship and was one of only 30 students selected from 1,000 applicants to participate in the program."
"I was interested in getting a good-quality education here in Shreveport, LA, and LSUS was the college for me. LSUS challenged me academically, socially and personally to be a great student, and now scientist."
"LSUS provided me with the rare opportunity to enjoy a first-rate education at a fraction of the cost of a private institution."
"For an average student like me, it wasn't easy, but with the encouragement of family and others at LSUS that cared about me, I was able to walk across that stage in May 2001 and it's something I'll always cherish."
"I chose LSUS for three reasons: reputation of its pre-med program, offer of a full scholarship, and economics/cost."
"My original plans were to complete my first year at LSUS and then transfer to a larger in-state university. After my first semester I realized that LSUS was where I was supposed to be. It was a great fit for me."
"Without my education and development at LSUS, it would be much more difficult to set myself apart!"
"I am in the most rewarding field of medicine," said Lane R. Rosen M.D. "I get the privilege of working daily with cancer patients, hopefully providing comfort, palliation, or cure." Rosen graduated from LSU Shreveport with a Bachelors of Science in Biology.
"LSUS gave me a great education and the tools, both academically and personally, to have the courage to chase my dreams and take risks that a lot of people will not take."
"I wanted to go to a university where I knew I would get more personal attention, have the opportunity to take night classes so I could work, and remain at home. I had some amazing professors and made some lifelong friends [at LSUS]."
"My degree in marketing fully prepared me to own my own business."
"While I was far from being a good student during my time at LSUS, my experience at my alma mater helped lay the foundation for success later in life (and specifically towards higher education). I learned that a college education doesn't come easy, and that you have to be prepared to step up for the challenge. LSUS certainly challenged me, and it changed my work ethic towards higher education."
"LSUS gave me a solid foundation to transition from college to my professional life."
"LSUS provided me with not only the academic knowledge necessary to be successful but the lifelong skills of critical thinking, time management, communication, dedication, and determination."
"Do whatever you can to minimize the amount of debt that you have coming out of college. I worked multiple jobs while in college, while attending full time."
"LSUS effectively prepared me for graduate school," said Dr. Nick Goeders.
"I absolutely loved my time at LSUS! I bled navy and gold."
"Do what you enjoy. If you don't know, there are ways to find out what you want to do. Make it YOUR decision. "
"Get exposed to different areas/fields before making your decision. Those classes "that have nothing to do with my major/chosen field" still have everything to do with life."
"The positive core educational and social experiences of my LSUS years shaped and matured me in more ways than I can name. Even now, 21 years after I graduated (yikes!), I still consider my time at LSUS as very important to my overall success."