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On March 28, 2019, LSU announced the largest campaign for higher education in the history of Louisiana. Though our work begins here in Louisiana, our influence extends far beyond our borders. LSU is a nexus of people, partnerships, and ideas that fuel the engine of global progress from our campuses in Baton Rouge, Alexandria, Eunice, New Orleans, and Shreveport, and from our extension offices in all 64 parishes. We are deeply committed to positive transformation of opportunity, resources, and well-being for all.
LSU alumni Kathy and Roy O. Martin III, along with RoyOMartin, have invested $3.5 million to advance capital priorities on three LSU campuses. Their generous gift supports LSU Alexandria's Student Success Center, the LSU Interdisciplinary Science Building on the flagship campus, and LSU Health Shreveport's Center for Medical Education.
Ochsner Health has partnered with LSU in a $4 million leadership gift to fuel the revitalization and renovation of to the historic Huey P. Long Fieldhouse on LSU’s flagship campus. The gift will establish the Ochsner Wellness Center and contribute to important impacts that will advance the health of Louisianans statewide.
Alumni of the LSU chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha have made a $1 million gift through the LSU Foundation, LSU Alumni Association, and Tiger Athletic Foundation, nearly $600,000 of which will establish an endowed scholarship with the LSU Foundation.
To advance cancer treatment locally and enhance patient care worldwide, the late Dr. Charles M. Smith made a transformational $7.8 million gift that supports the longstanding partnership between Louisiana State University and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center.
A $6 million gift to benefit the LSU College of Engineering will expand the college’s highly successful Brookshire Scholars program. The gift is the university's largest ever immediate-impact donation for scholarships.
LSU Eunice in partnership with Brookshire Grocery Co., parent company of Super 1 Foods, has agreed to a $20,000 pledge for endowed scholarships for LSUE students.
LSU alumni Ava Leavell Haymon and Cordell Haymon of Baton Rouge have made a $1.2 million gift to the LSU College of Music & Dramatic Arts to fund an endowed chair in music therapy, making LSU a leader in creating such a position. The Haymons’ gift, which will be eligible for $800,000 in competitive matching funds from the Louisiana Board of Regents, will establish the first music therapy program at a public university in Louisiana.