LSU Honors Outstanding Alumni, Recognition For Tulane Lakeside Hospital, LAMMICO Named Best And Brightest | Economic news


Kent sibille was named Acadian Air Services 2021 Employee of the Year.

Sibille, Director of Maintenance of the Business Aircraft Charter Department, has been with Acadian since 2007.


DD Breaux, retired LSU gymnastics trainer, was named 2022 LSU Alumnus of the Year and Country Music Artist Jordan davis, is the young graduate of the year 2022.

They will be inducted into the LSU Alumni Association Hall of Distinction on April 1, with Cate Heroman, seasoned teacher, administrator, advocate, consultant, trainer, author and volunteer of the Knock Knock Children’s Museum; Gil rew, dentist in private practice in Mansfield; and Ivory Toldson, President and CEO of the QEM Network, Professor of Counseling Psychology at Howard University and Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Negro Education.

Breaux, the longest-serving all-sports coach in SEC history, has made the LSU program a national powerhouse in his 43 seasons. As “Dean of Coaches” she has represented the university at the highest level in the gymnasium and in the community, dedicating her life to LSU and the more than 200 gymnasts she has coached over the years. She has been named the SEC Coach of the Year nine times and the NCAA Central Regional Coach of the Year nine times. Breaux obtained a bachelor’s degree in health and physical education in 1976 and a master’s degree in physical education in 1978.

Davis, songwriter and performer, has won several awards, including Billboard’s Best New Country Artist in 2018 and the iHeart Radio Music Award for Best New Country Artist, and was nominated in 2019 for an Academy of Music award. country as part of the New Male Artist of the Year Category. Davis graduated with a bachelor’s degree in environmental management systems in 2007.


the Communications and Marketing of Delgado Community College The team won two Telly Awards for videos related to responding to COVID-19 and teaching computer technology.

The Delgado Telly Awards are in the Local Television: Business to Consumer category. The two award-winning videos were produced in association with the Brew Agency of Baton Rouge.

The videos are:

  • “We’re Ready,” which conveyed the message that Delgado has remained open during the pandemic, adapted to new methods of operation and continued to provide quality education.
  • Success Starts Now, which raised awareness of IT career opportunities and the availability of courses at Delgado specifically aimed at IT professionals.

Over 12,000 spots have been submitted for the Telly Awards, which recognize the best work in television and video.

For the second time, Tulane Lakeside Hospital was named best teaching hospital by the Leapfrog group.

To qualify for the Top Hospitals distinction, hospitals must rank among the best among their peers in the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, which assesses hospital performance to the highest standards for quality and patient safety.

Madan Bhasin, Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at LSU Cain, has been appointed a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

The NAI Fellows program shines a spotlight on academic inventors who have demonstrated a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating exceptional inventions that have had a tangible impact on the quality of life, economic development and well-being of the society. Election to the NAI Fellow is the highest professional honor awarded only to university inventors.

Bhasin received a doctorate in physical chemistry from the University of Notre Dame and is the chief scientific adviser of MATRIC, or Mid-Atlantic Technology, Research & Innovation Center. He has over 45 years of experience in the chemical industry, primarily with Union Carbide and Dow Chemical.

Camille Manning Broome, President and CEO of the Center for Planning Excellence, has been appointed to the board of directors of Smart Growth America.

Smart Growth America and its member organizations, Transportation for America, National Complete Streets Coalition, LOCUS, and others, empower communities through technical assistance, advocacy, and thought leadership.

Farren lorraine davis, a lawyer for McGlinchey Stafford, was selected as one of 15 lawyers in the 2021-22 class of the Leadership Louisiana State Bar Association.

The program provides young lawyers with exposure to how the association works as well as important issues facing the legal sector.

Davis is a litigator in McGlinchey’s New Orleans office, supporting the firm’s clients in education, health care, insurance, manufacturing and transportation.

Earlier this year, Davis was recognized by the National Black Lawyers as one of their “Top 40 under 40”.

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She graduated from LSU with honors from the Southern University Law Center.

Graça VicenteCharles H. Barré, professor of chemistry and distinguished professor, was awarded the rank of Professor Boyd by the LSU Board of Directors.

This is LSU’s highest and most prestigious academic rank, awarded to professors who have achieved national or international recognition for outstanding research, teaching and achievement.

She is the 78th professor to receive this honor since its inception in 1953.

Vicente joined the Department of Chemistry at LSU in 2001 and has been a leading researcher in her field, a strong advocate for science education at LSU, and a visionary for creating research opportunities for students at all times. levels – especially for women, minorities, people with disabilities and other under-represented groups. In science.

She obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Aveiro in Portugal and a Doctorate in Chemistry from the University of California-Davis. She carried out postdoctoral fellowships at the University of Burgundy in France, at the University of Geneva in Switzerland and at the ITQB (Research Institute) in Portugal.


The Livingston Parish Chamber presented its 2021 Female Leadership Awards at a special event earlier this month.

The awards are presented annually to women who live, work and / or volunteer in the Parish of Livingston and who have demonstrated excellence in their area of ​​expertise and paved the way for other women to succeed.

The winners are:

Sybil cotton, Our Lady of Livingston Lake

Vanissa Murphy, Quality engineering and surveying

Chantelle Varnado, To throw

Sybil stewart, Whitetail Properties Real Estate

Lori Johnson, Hancock Whitney Bank


McGlinchey Stafford was honored with the 2021 Top Performer and Compass Award designations by the Leadership Council on Legal Diversity.

This illustrates McGlinchey’s commitment to LCLD’s mission to create a truly diverse legal profession.

This is the company’s fourth recognition as a Top Performing Company by the LCLD and the second time it has received the Compass Award.

LAMMICO was named one of the Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Country in Fall 2021 by the National Association for Business Resources.

The fall 2021 national winners were evaluated by an independent research firm that examined a number of key metrics, including communication, work-life balance, employee training, diversity, recognition and retention.

LAMMICO, the largest medical professional liability insurance company in Louisiana, is headquartered in Metairie and has offices in Baton Rouge and Shreveport.

Caroline Isemann of Woman’s Hospital, received the 2021 Award for Excellence in Public Relations from the Public Relations Society of America’s Health Academy.

Throughout the pandemic, Isemann garnered significant positive media for the hospital, its staff and its services. She continues to manage the internal and external communications strategy, working closely with the CEO to manage sensitive issues.

Isemann has over a decade of healthcare communication experience. She was the March of Dimes Community Director and Senior Communications Specialist at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. As the COVID-19 pandemic swept the world, she joined the Woman’s staff.

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