Shreveport, LA-Vaccinated faculty, staff, and students at LSU Shreveport have the chance to win big in the university's campus-wide cash lottery, Pilot Powerball. The lottery has prizes totaling $20,000, with the majority of funds being given to face-to-face students. The campaign is an extra incentive for the LSUS community, following the recent announcement that all face-to-face LSUS students and must show evidence of at least one COVID-19 vaccination shot or begin regular COVID testing starting September 13, 2021.

The Pilot Powerball will be hosted at 2 p.m. on four drawing days-August 30, September 20, October 4, October 14. The first 14 prizes ranging from $200 to $1,000 will be drawn on Monday, August 30.

Winners must be LSUS faculty, staff, or students; report vaccination status through the provided link; and show proof of vaccination. Vaccinations will be verified before prizes are awarded. Prizes are sponsored by the LSUS Foundation.

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Founded in 1967, Louisiana State University Shreveport offers a wide array of nationally accredited undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including a doctoral degree. The university's mission is to educate a diverse population of graduate and undergraduate students; engage in regional and global thought leadership through community collaboration and service; and innovate to enhance the application of knowledge and intellectual discovery through faculty and student research and creative endeavors.

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