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CCACSA Hosts 'The Queue' for Student-Athletes
Classroom & Community 05/05/2017

Baton Rouge Gucci shades, baggy clothes, and flip-flops are all items that potential employers would strongly advise you not where when going on an interview. However, sometimes it can be hard deciding what to wear to an interview. Also, how do you "knock em dead," during an interview? These were all the topics that were discussed to LSU's student-athletes at a seminar titled The Queue, on April 5 in the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes (CCACSA).

Thirty-Seven Tigers Listed On SEC Winter Honor Roll
Athletic Dept. 04/19/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Thirty-seven LSU student-athletes from the men's basketball, women's basketball, gymnastics, and swimming and diving teams earned recognition for the SEC Winter Academic Honor Roll.

Butsch Named to SEC Community Service Team
Men's Tennis 04/18/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. LSU senior tennis player Justin Butsch was recognized for his efforts in the Baton Rouge community and named to the 2017 SEC Men's Tennis Community Service team, the conference announced Tuesday.

Ewing, Rysemus Nominated for McWhorter Scholarship
Athletic Dept. 04/17/2017

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. Seniors Sydney Ewing of the gymnastics team and Logan Rysemus of the men's swimming and diving team will serve as LSU's nominees for the prestigious H. Boyd McWhorter Scholar-Athlete Post-Graduate Scholarship, the Southeastern Conference office announced Monday.

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 04/04/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for the month of April.

Holdsclaw Speaks to LSU Student-Athletes
Classroom & Community 03/23/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. In sports, sometimes the greatest injuries are the ones that don't show on the surface. In the modern day era of college sports, physical injuries are only one part of the game. The second part, deals with the mental health of the student-athletes.

Ewing Named to SEC Community Service Team
Gymnastics 03/17/2017

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. LSU gymnastics senior Sydney Ewing has been named to the Southeastern Conference Community Service team for her efforts in the Baton Rouge area, the league office announced Friday.

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 03/09/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for the month of March.

LSU Participates in ‘Heart of a Tiger’ Event
Classroom & Community 02/20/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. LSU's student-athletes spent time showing loving to their community on Sunday, at their event called Heart of a Tiger. Heart of a Tiger is a Valentines Day themed event, where LSU's student-athletes visit residents of the Southside Gardens Retirement Center, and spend time with the residents enjoying food, good conversations, and games.

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 02/13/2017

BATON ROUGE, La.- The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for the month of February.

CCACSA Hosts Annual 'Decision' Event
Classroom & Community 02/13/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The Lawton Room at Tiger Stadium served as the site for The Decision, an event that first year and second year student-athletes from every sport came meet with representatives from different college here at LSU to inquire about the majors that are offered, and the career path for those majors. Members of the Shaquille O'Neal Life Skills program, at the Cox Communication Academic Center for Student-Athletes (CCACSA) used the event to help student-athletes focus on their future, and life after their collegiate career is over.

Fifty-One Named to SEC Academic Honor Roll
Classroom & Community 02/08/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. Fifty-one LSU student-athletes were named to the 2016 SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll the conference announced on Wednesday.

CCACSA’s Sumler Receives Local Service Award
Classroom & Community 01/27/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. Brent Sumler, the manager of the Shaquille O'Neal Life Skills Program within the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes, was recently bestowed with the 100 Black Men of Metro Baton Rouge Service Award at the organization's annual gala.

Klaus Talks to Student-Athletes About Branding
Classroom & Community 01/25/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. Early in the morning on Monday, January 16, author Peggy Klaus met with LSU's female student-athletes to discuss the concept "bragging on yourself." Klaus's book titled "BRAG! The Art of Tooting Your Own Horn Without Blowing It," speaks about how individuals should brand and promote themselves in a positive manner without coming off as arrogant or self-centered.

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 01/20/2017

BATON ROUGE, La. The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for the month of January.

Play LSU Holds 'The Tribute' For Graduating Athletes
Classroom & Community 12/15/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. Thursday night in the South Stadium Club inside Tiger Stadium, LSU athletics and the Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes, recognized more than 20 graduating student-athletes at "The Tribute," an event recognizing and honoring their academic accomplishments.

Hoop Tigers Spread Cheer At Local Hospital
Men's Basketball 12/15/2016

BATON ROUGE The LSU men's basketball team made its annual visit to the Our Lady of The Lake Children's Hospital Thursday, helping lift the spirits of youngsters and families.

Getting To Know: Dedrick Ford
Classroom & Community 12/13/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes recently hired Dedrick Ford as a learning specialist the center announced, joining the staff after working in various roles at LSU and Auburn.

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 12/12/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for the month of December.

TAF Establishes Gabriel Mvumvure Fund
Track + Field 11/30/2016

BATON ROUGE LSU Athletics is calling on fans far and wide to help one of their own as the Tiger Athletic Foundation has established the Gabriel Mvumvure Fund to assist LSU's former NCAA Champion sprinter in his fight with kidney failure with all contributions going toward his future transplant and recovery.

LSU Athletics' GSR Score Reaches All-Time High
Athletic Dept. 11/30/2016

BATON ROUGE Success for LSU student-athletes in the classroom reached an all-time high as the NCAA recently reported the Graduation Success Rate score of 88 for the Tigers, four points better than the previous high which was set a year ago.

CCACSA Hosts 'Thanksgiving with the Tigers'
Classroom & Community 11/21/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. LSU student-athletes went the extra mile last Wednesday during an event called "Thanksgiving with the Tigers," showing the community how much they love and appreciate their support throughout the year.

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 11/14/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes honored six student-athletes for their academic achievements and community service for the month of November.

LSU Honors 3.0 Student-Athletes Saturday
Classroom & Community 11/05/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. During Saturday night's contest between LSU and Alabama, the LSU Athletics Department honored 194 of its student-athletes who finished the 2016 spring semester with a 3.0 grade point average from each of the 21 different sports on campus.

Etling, Moore On CoSIDA Academic All-District Team
Football 11/03/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. LSU juniors Danny Etling and J.D. Moore were both named to the College Sports Information Directors of America Academic All-District Football Team for District 6 the organization announced on Thursday.