The LSU Ogden Honors College gives students the opportunity to learn, lead, and excel. In this post, you'll learn five cool things about the Ogden Honors College you might not have already known! Visit the Ogden Honors College website to find out more.
1. Early Scheduling
Students in the Ogden Honors College get to schedule early, as long as they are in good academic standing. This is a great aspect of the Ogden Honors College because you get your first pick of classes before they start to fill up.
2. A Staff Working as Mentors
The Ogden Honors College has staff members who specialize in internships, career planning, community service, academic advising, study abroad, undergraduate research, and prestigious scholarships and fellowships, like the Rhodes, Truman, Goldwater, and Marshall scholarships.
3. Smaller Class Size
At the Ogden Honors College classes are smaller in size. This makes learning more interactive, and gives students a better opportunity to have a relationship with their professors and classmates.
4. The Laville Honors House
The Laville Honors House, made up of East and West Laville Halls, are the residence halls reserved for members of the Ogden Honors College. When living in the same residence hall as your classmates, it makes it easy to form study groups and get to know them better!
5. Prestigious Scholars
In the past 13 years, LSU has produced more Truman Scholars than four Ivy League Universities! In 2015 alone, the Ogden Honors College has produced a Fulbright scholar, a Goldwater scholar, a Truman scholar, and a Gates Cambridge scholar. All of these scholars receive extensive advising from the Ogden Honors College staff.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published October 1, 2013. It has been updated to the current version on October 12, 2015.