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Alumni Services

Events

20th Anniversary Pilots Golf Classic
The 2018 LSUS Alumni Capital One Pilots Golf Classic is set for Friday, May 4, 2018 at The Golf Club at StoneBridge in Bossier City. 

We appreciate the faithfulness of our core sponsors. Look for more information soon!

The Pilots Golf Classic has been an LSUS fixture since 1999, involving alumni, faculty and staff. 

To date the Pilots Classic has raised $284,000 in profits for scholarships, programs, projects and services that benefit LSUS. To sponsor a team or to volunteer, please contact the Alumni Office at 318-797-5190 or click on "Golf Tournament."

50th Anniversary Events

Please join us! Look for emails and posts providing details throughout the 2017-18 Academic Year.

September 18, 2017 - Happy Birthday LSUS - 50th Anniversary Celebration (celebrates first day of class in 1967) - WHAT A CROWD!

September 30, 2017 - Soccer Returns to LSUS - Family Friendly Event - A HUGE SUCCESS

October 7, 2017 - The Alumni Association sponsored the return of the Miss LSUS Pageant! - A NEW MISS LSUS, PEARL MERRY, HAS BEGUN HER REIGN!

October 19, 2017 - Come Back To Campus Reception (focusing on College of Business, Education & Human Sciences) - A NICE CROWD ATTENDED AND ENJOYED A FANTASTIC PRESENTATION BY DEAN NANCY MILLER

October 25, 2017 - LSUS Authors Reception - MANY CELEBRATED LSUS AUTHORS AND THEIR WIDE-RANGING WORKS.

November 16, 2017 - Come Back To Campus Reception (focusing on College of Arts & Science) - ANOTHER NICE CROWD ATTENDED. WE ALL ENJOYED THE PRESENTATION BY DEAN LARRY ANDERSON AND INTERIM ASSOCIATE DEAN STEPHEN BANKS. Between the two Come Back To Campus events, at least 25 people have toured The Noel Collection.

November 30, 2017 - Annual Christmas Tree Lighting Party - 6pm at The Dr. Lacy & Edie Williams Circle of Excellence Plaza (front of campus) - A GREAT EVENT FOR FAMILIES. SANTA, COOKIES, HOT CHOCOLATE, CAROLS AND LIGHTS!

January 25, 2018 - RiverBend Revue and Alumni Association Silent Auction - 601 Spring in downtown Shreveport - THE GALA WAS WELL ATTENDED AND OUR SILENT AUCTION RAISED $5,000 IN PROFITS!

February 24, 2018 - 50 Years 5K - celebrating 50 years at LSUS, Captain Shreve High School & University Elementary School - IT WAS A MISTY DAY, BUT THE ENTHUSIASTIC CROWD FROM OUR THREE SCHOOLS GATHERED FOR RACING, GAMES AND FELLOWSHIP. GREAT PRIZES, TOO. THE BOUNCE HOUSE & MECHANICAL BULL RIDE WERE HITS!

April 20, 2018 - LSUS Golden Jubilee Celebration (daytime activities on campus) - JOIN US FROM 11-1 FOR FOOD, GAMES, CARNIVAL RIDES AND THE GREAT SOUNDS OF LIVE BAND SideFX!

April 21, 2018 - Authors in April will feature Amor Towles, whose critically-acclaimed works include Rules of Civility and A Gentleman in Moscow

May 4, 2018 - 20th Annual LSUS Alumni Capital One Pilots Golf Classic - The Golf Club at StoneBridge - Sign up NOW and don't miss this annual fundraiser. It's a day of great golf, great prizes and great fun on the course!

June 1, 2018 - Alumni Annual Dinner Party Awards Event - LSUS University Center Ballroom - We will honor the 2018 Distinguished Alum, four Circle of Excellence winners, our outgoing Board directors, and businesses that have faithfully supported the LSUS Alumni Association. Plan on a great dinner from Bistro To Go and lots of LSUS-themed door prizes! More notices to come!

Silent Auctions
RiverBend Revue, the LSUS Foundation's black-tie-optional event which celebrates and benefits LSUS, is coming up Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 601 Spring in Downtown Shreveport. The Alumni Association traditionally hosts a Silent Auction. Our auction team has raised $83,000 in profits since 2008. For more information, call the Alumni Office at 318-797-5190.

Auction

Annual Meeting Party

The Alumni Association holds one "general membership" meeting per year, the Annual Meeting, usually in May or June. The 2018 party is set for Friday, June 1, 2018.

The 2017 party/dinner meeting took place Thursday, June 1, 2017 in the LSUS University Center Ballroom. 

The Distinguished Alumni Award winner, Jon L. Cheek, M.D. (BS 1989, Biological Sciences), was recognized for his work with the LSUS Alumni Student Medical Mentoring Program and the Dr. Jon L. Cheek Science Scholarship. Four Circle of Excellence Award winners were recognized:  Lisa F. Johnson, LCTP, CHSP (BA 1990), President/CEO/Public Policy, Bossier Chamber of Commerce; Melissa T. Mainiero, M.Ed. (BS 1993, M.Ed. 2003), Education Program Consultant, Office of District Support, LA Dept. of Education; Tasmin J. Plater, MSHRM, Ph.D. (BS 2011), Manager/Human Resources Business Partner, The Walt Disney Company; and Ray D. Smith, M.D. (BS 1990), Advanced Cardiovascular Specialists. Retiring Alumni Board Directors Mike Mosura II, PGA (BGS 2008) and Larry W. Yelverton, CRPC, (BS 2002) received their service awards. The evening offered an excellent opportunity for fellowship and networking. Dues-paying Association members receive invitations and other alumni are welcome for a per-person fee. For more information, call 318-797-5190 or email alumni@lsus.edu.

 

 

Left Photo: Circle of Excellence Awards (left to right)
Tasmin J. Plater, Ph.D. (BS 2011); Melissa T. Mainiero, M.Ed. (BS 1993, M.Ed. 2003); Lisa F. Johnson, LCTP, CHSP (BA 1990); Ray D. Smith, M.D. (BS 1990)

Right Photo: Distinguished Alumni Award (left to right)
Rahim Sindhwani, BS Biochemistry, 2016; Dr. Jon Cheek - 2017 Recipient; Tyra Brown, BS Biochemistry, 2015

 

Left Photo: Leadership Award
John L. Vassar, Ph.D. (BA 1991)

Right Photo: Chancellor Larry Clark displays the new official LSU Shreveport Medallion.

Photos Courtesy of Bianca G. Stakes (BA 2017).

Commencement Receptions

The Alumni Association hosts a reception for graduates, faculty and alumni before the Fall and Spring Commencement Services. Alumni Board Directors and other alumni serve as volunteers.

The Association Board of Directors meets at least three times during the year in addition to the Annual Meeting. Directors also serve on committees which meet separately to support and manage various events and projects for the University.