Classroom & Community - Archives 2016-17

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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.

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.

Play 'Trick or Treat Down the Row' Provides Fun for All
Classroom & Community 11/01/2016

There was a steady flow of princesses, super heroes, animals, and characters of all sorts down the Row along the LSU lakes Sunday evening where LSU Greek Life and LSU athletics welcomed the community in a festive Halloween celebration called "Trick or Treat Down the Row."

TAF President's Cup Raises Funds for Golf Teams
Classroom & Community 10/26/2016

BATON ROUGE, LA - On Friday, October 21, 2016, Tiger Athletic Foundation held its 18th Annual TAF President's Cup Championship at the University Club Golf Course. This tournament is held each year to raise money in support of the LSU Men's and Women's golf programs. This year, twenty two teams teed-up to support LSU student-athletes.

'Trick or Treat Down the Row' Set for Sunday
Classroom & Community 10/24/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. – In conjunction with the LSU Panhellenic Council, members of the LSU Athletics community will participate in "Trick or Treat Down the Row," which is scheduled for Sunday, October 30 from 3-5 p.m. on West Lakeshore Drive in Baton Rouge.

Getting To Know: Ashley Granger
Classroom & Community 10/12/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. – The Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes recently hired Ashley Granger as the associate director of academic affairs the center announced, joining the staff after working in various roles at the University.

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 10/11/2016

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 October.

'The Vision' Held For Student-Athletes
Classroom & Community 09/29/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. – On September 29, members of the LSU National "L" Club met with current freshmen and sophomore student-athletes during an event called "The Vision," in the Pete Maravich Center to discuss the importance of networking and professional development.

CCACSA Announces Student-Athletes of the Month
Classroom & Community 09/22/2016

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 September.

LSU SAAC Holds First Meeting of 2016
Classroom & Community 09/13/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. – The LSU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) board met with the LSU Shaquille O'Neal Life Skills Program to how discuss how the organization will run this year. The meeting took place in the library of the Cox Communication Academic Center for Student-Athletes.

CCACSA Hosts ‘The Return’ For Student-Athletes
Classroom & Community 09/13/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. – Hundreds of Louisiana State University's student-athletes stood in a line outside the LSU Cox Communication Academic Center for Student-Athletes awaiting the highly anticipated event, titled "The Return."

CCACSA Tutoring Program Achieves Certification
Classroom & Community 08/26/2016

BATON ROUGE, La. --- LSU's Cox Communications Academic Center for Student-Athletes (CCACSA) has achieved College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) certification for all three levels of the department's tutor training by the International Tutor Training Program Certification (ITTPC) committee.