American Culture

LSU Global students celebrate national championship
American Culture, Baton Rouge, Life at LSU

International students celebrate LSU football team’s national championship

LSU Global students gathered Monday night to watch the LSU football team win the national championship. The international students, many of whom had never seen American football before beginning college, were thrilled to watch their university prove itself the best in the United States' most popular sport. "I'm just super happy because they won it... Continue reading
LSU students celebrate Global aWEARness Day
American Culture, Baton Rouge, Life at LSU, Student Cultures

LSU celebrates International Education Week 2019

International education provides cultural learning opportunities for not only foreign students at U.S. universities, but also their domestic classmates. And few events or weeks represent a more prominent exchange than International Education Week every November. LSU Global, LSU International Programs, and LSU College of Agriculture will partner again to host several activities Monday, Nov. 18,... Continue reading
Members of LSU's 2018 progression class celebrate with the LSU Global staff at the program's annual Convocation Ceremony.
American Culture, Life at LSU, Student Cultures

LSU Global students provide heartfelt speeches at Convocation Ceremony

Mercedes Pinzon, Denise Poveda and Zhou "Leo" Liu each brought tears to the eyes of LSU Global staff members as they discussed their experience at LSU so far. In speeches at last week's annual Convocation Ceremony, the three standout students from the program's most recent progression class credited the LSU Global Family for supporting them... Continue reading
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 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