LSU in New Orleans


Discover how a degree from LSU can take you anywhere! Our series “LSU in NOLA” features stories from notable LSU alumni who are making an impact on the world in the “Big Easy.” Subscribe to the LSU YouTube Channel to catch new episodes.


LSU Alumna Works Dream Job for Fox Sports

You might recognize LSU graduate Jen Hale from Fox Sports. But you may not know that the sports reporter and anchor initially had plans of becoming an attorney, studying political science at LSU.

LSU Alumnus Brandon Surtain: the Athlete and the Artist

LSU graduate Brandon Surtain is a man of many talents – both an artist and an athlete. From 2012-2017, Surtain attended LSU, where he studied art and played football.

LSU Alumnus Leads Social Media for the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans

LSU graduate Alex Restrepo is working for his favorite teams, the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans. Restrepo grew up in Mandeville, Louisiana, and said his childhood memories involve the NFL home team.

LSU Graduate Creates Dream Dresses in New Orleans

LSU graduate Suzanne Perron St. Paul designs and creates wedding dresses, Mardi Gras ballgowns and other evening wear from her New Orleans shop. It was a dream that started when she was a little girl.

LSU Alumna Launches Dreams into Space

NASA’s Artemis program plans to send people to the moon by 2024. LSU alumna K. Renee Horton is a Space Launch System Quality Engineer at NASA's Michoud Assembly Facility in New Orleans, and she's part of the team that is making it happen.