Presentation on theme: "College Spotlight Louisiana State University. Location – Baton Rouge, Louisiana Since LSU is not located in Texas, it is more expensive for Texans to."— Presentation transcript:
College Spotlight Louisiana State University
Location – Baton Rouge, Louisiana Since LSU is not located in Texas, it is more expensive for Texans to attend. This is called “Out-of-State tuition.” But…with good grades and high test score, LSU will waive your out of state fees! Baton Rouge is the capitol of Louisiana. Located 254 miles from Humble and Kingwood. It would take you 4 and a half hours to drive there!
Colors The official colors are: purple and gold
Mascot Mike the Tiger Mike the Tiger, the famous live Bengal Tiger, serves as the mascot of all LSU athletic teams. His habitat is across from the football stadium.
More on Mike Sometimes Mike comes to the football game and the cheerleaders ride on top of his cage!
Hand Signal LSU does not have a hand signal, but they do enjoy clapping like Les Miles, their beloved football coach.
LSU Belltower Memorial Tower, or the Campanile, as it is sometimes called, is a 175 foot clock tower in the center of LSU Built in 1923 It stands as a memorial to Louisianans who died in World War I. Inside the tower is a museum. The bells chime each hour, and the school song plays at noon.
Memorial Tower at Christmas The University’s annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony takes place on the plaza and attracts many visitors to the area.
Athletics Based on winning percentage, the University's athletics program is consistently one of the best in the nation
Fall Fest Each school year begins with “Fall Fest” Welcome back for students Live music Lots of fun and food!
Pajama Game Once a year, Students wear pajamas to the football game!
LSU’s huge Golden Band from Tigerland
LSU Golden Girls LSU Golden Girls LSU’s dance team is called the “Golden Girls”
Rally Cry: Geaux Tigers Because of the French/Cajun character of South Louisiana, LSU support can be seen by its spelling of "Go Tigers" as "Geaux Tigers“CajunGeaux Many Cajun names and words use the ending French spelling "eaux" for the long "o" vowel sound.
Academics Agriculture Art & Design Business Coast and Environment Continuing Education Engineering Graduate School Honors College Human Sciences & Education Humanities & Social Sciences Mass Communication Music & Dramatic Arts Science University College Veterinary Medicine Law Check out these opportunities!
Alumni: Shaquille O’Neal Shaquille O’Neal grew up in Texas and graduated from LSU! A four-time NBA champion The NBA Rookie of the Year, he has also earned NBA Finals MVP three times and was the NBA scoring champion twice. A 15-time all-star Member of the gold medal-winning U.S. Olympic team in 1996.
More LSU Fun! Hear the Tiger Roar splay=roar Pose with Mike the Tiger isplay=pose isplay=pose Learn a Tiger Cheer splay=cheers View photos of Mike the Tiger