Education

Iberville Parish students get a jump start on college

Some high school students in Iberville Parish are getting a jump start on college. They are enrolled at Baton Rouge Community College and high school at the same time.

Tech Park’s Level Up Lab launches game development courses

Louisiana Technology Park’s digital media incubator, Level Up Lab, is launching a series of video game development training courses called GameLab.

AP tests, 'early college': High school students get a head start

Bahiya Nasuuna hasn't even started college, but she already has several academic credits in the bank that will give her a jump on graduation.

LSU School of Art students use super computer to render digital art projects

This summer, LSU School of Art students using 3D animation software such as Maya, 3ds Max, After Effects and CINEMA 4D were able to offload rendering jobs to SuperMike-II, a 146 TFlops Peak Performance 440 compute node cluster, currently on the

Twenty high-achieving Louisiana schools set highest bar for student learning using compass tool

The Department of Education today released a list of schools across the state that had successful student outcomes and set a high bar for what students would learn during the school year.

LSU organizations host double reunion over home game weekend

Two groups of LSU alumnae and students gathered together for the first home game weekend to honor the history of desegregation at LSU.

LSU’s Mann elected to Louisiana Political Hall of Fame

The LSU Manship School of Mass Communication’s Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs proudly announces Director Robert Mann has been elected to the Louisiana Political Hall of Fame.

Shell gives more than $150,000 in support of LSU Foundation

Shell announced its $151,500 annual gift to the LSU Foundation at an August 23 reception held at LSU’s Club at Union Square.

Landscape Architecture Associate Professor Lake Douglas named Associate Dean of R&D at LSU College of Art & Design

In August 2013, Lake Douglas, associate professor and undergraduate coordinator in LSU’s Robert Reich School of Landscape Architecture, joined Dean Alkis Tsolakis and Associate Dean of Academic Services Tom Sofranko as associate dean of r

Book teaches students at St. Joseph's Academy a life lesson

A New York Times best-selling author made her way to Baton Rouge Thursday to share her inspirational story about the true meaning of friendship with the students of St. Joseph's Academy.

One in three Louisiana public school teachers are considered 'effective'

Good news for Louisiana public schools. According to recent reviews, one in three public school teachers got a top rating, and 25 percent of East Baton Rouge Parish School teachers were rated "highly effective."

Data show some two-year degrees worth more than four-year counterparts

Time isn't always money when it comes to higher education.

Area head start programs feel sting of sequestration, forced to make tough choices

This year Head Start programs between Livingston and Washington Parish were forced to make some hard decisions when they had some major cuts.

Double reunion set for LSU football home opening weekend

A double reunion is set for the LSU football home opening weekend Sept. 6-7, 2013 as former members of the LSU Gospel Choir and members of the LSU A. P. Tureaud, Sr., Black Alumni Chapter of the LSU Alumni Association gather jointly.

LSU University College’s Summer Scholars honors 22nd cohort, aids minority students in transitioning to college life

LSU University College’s Summer Scholars program presented its annual “Celebration of Excellence” closing ceremony and banquet on Friday, Aug. 2, at The Club at LSU Union Square.