BATON ROUGE – LSU alumnus Adren O. Wilson was named Public Allies’ fourth national CEO on Thursday, Sept. 4, a position that will support the nonprofit’s mission to advance new leadership communities, nonprofits and civic participation. Wilson – a native of rural Louisiana – has held several leadership positions as an organizer, advocate, administrator and […]

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Lettsworth, Louisiana, in Point Coupee Parish, has a population of less than half of the undergraduates currently enrolled in the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer, Kennedy Center Honoree, and six-time Grammy winner George “Buddy” Guy is a Lettsworth native whose hands have made him one of the […]

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As Renee Boutte Myer accepted her homecoming crown, she smiled and waved to a silent audience who stared back at her with dropped jaws. Myer stepped into civil rights history in a pair of high heels when she became the University’s first African-American homecoming queen. What separates Myer’s experience from other famous civil rights examples […]

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