Louisiana State University at Eunice
|Type||Community college and state university|
|Chancellor||Kimberly A. Russell|
|Students||3,074: 1,394(FT), 2,680(PT)|
|Campus||Rural 180+ acres (.728 km2)|
|Athletics||NJCAA - Miss-Lou Conference|
|Colors||Purple and gold|
|Nickname||Bengals and Lady Bengals|
Louisiana State University Eunice (LSU Eunice or LSUE) is a public junior college in Eunice, Louisiana. It is the only junior college associated with the Louisiana State University System. It enrolls over 3,000 full and part-time students and has the highest transfer rates among all two-year institutions in Louisiana.
LSU Eunice was founded in 1964 by the Louisiana State Legislature to provide basic higher education opportunities to students located in southwest Louisiana. The LSU Board of Supervisors approved the establishment of LSU Eunice and Louisiana State University Shreveport in 1965.
The LSU–Eunice Bengals and Lady Bengals offer six varsity sports teams (three men's, three women's). The school sponsors baseball, men's basketball, women's basketball, men's soccer, women's soccer and softball and the teams are members of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA). Baseball and softball are Division II NJCAA independent teams, while women's basketball competes in Division I in the Miss-Lou Conference. The athletic department's official nickname is Bengals or Lady Bengals.
LSU–Eunice has won four NJCAA national titles in softball and six NJCAA titles in baseball. Women's basketball has made two appearances at the NJCAA National Tournament and finished as high as fourth in 2007.
Miss-Lou Conference Championships
- Women's basketball (1): 2014
- Mickey Guillory, Louisiana state representative for Acadia, Evangeline, and St. Landry parishes, 2004-2015
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