LSU Global student Denise Poveda, from Panama, meets a Louisiana crawfish for the first time.
American Culture, Baton Rouge, Life at LSU

Crawfish boils among LSU Global students’ favorite Louisiana traditions

Talal Al Hashmi had never eaten crawfish before he arrived at LSU three years ago. Now, the petroleum engineering student from United Arab Emirates starts every spring semester asking LSU Global staff members on what day the program's annual crawfish boil will be held. The event celebrating one of Louisiana's most famous traditions has quickly... Continue reading
LSU Global student Jade Martindale represents Panama to celebrate International Education Week.
Baton Rouge, Life at LSU, Student Cultures

International Education Week 2016 at LSU Global

LSU Global is thrilled to be celebrating International Education Week 2016 with a series of fun and information daily activities. Program students and staff wore clothes Monday that represented their home countries and posted pictures on social media to help further spread awareness of the week-long national event. Check out LSU Global on Instagram! Tuesday... Continue reading
LSU Global students from four different countries participate in pumpkin-painting during the Halloween party.
American Culture

Halloween provides variety of fun activities for LSU Global students

Halloween continued to prove itself among LSU Global students' favorite holidays in the United States this past week in the program's second year. Activities included a trip to The 13th Gate, the third-ranked haunted house in the entire country, and a small party featuring costumes, pumpkin-painting, a Halloween movie, Halloween music and a wide range of... Continue reading
LSU's Tiger Stadium
American Culture, Baton Rouge, Life at LSU

LSU Global students enjoy first taste of tailgating, football

 Hours before Danny Etling's touchdown pass to DeSean Smith, several LSU Global students made their own successful LSU game day debuts. Most of the program's Fall 2016 cohort joined staff members and a few returning students for its annual tailgating party in the hours leading up to the Tigers' 34-13 defeat of visiting Jacksonville State.... Continue reading
LSU Global student Ruichen gives a thumbs up.
American Culture, Baton Rouge, Life at LSU

Need advice starting your LSU career? Returning LSU Global students have you covered!

LSU Global provides a week-long orientation before every semester to help ensure its new students are set up and prepared to be successful university students. But even with that process, fully settling into campus and the surrounding area can take some time to find the best restaurants, study spots, stores and routines to fit one's... Continue reading
New students tour LSU's campus in August 2016.
American Culture, Baton Rouge, Life at LSU

LSU Global’s new students involved on campus already!

 The LSU Global staff was eager for the newest members of the program's family to arrive this fall, and the group has already started exceeding high expectations. Fifteen students from eight different countries arrived to Baton Rouge for orientation eager, optimistic and flexible despite the storms and flooding in the area. A few of the... Continue reading