Louisiana State University at Eunice
|Type||Community college and state university|
|Chancellor||Kimberly A. Russell|
|Students||3,074: 1,394(FT), 2,680(PT)|
|Location||Eunice, Louisiana, United States
|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 LSU's only two-year institution located in Eunice, Louisiana, that currently enrolls over 3,000 full and part-time students. LSU Eunice offers robust transfer programs and a wide variety of workforce training certificates and degrees in high demand fields such as nursing, radiologic technology, respiratory care, and diagnostic medical sonography. LSUE serves as the gateway campus to the LSU System 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 LSUE Bengals and Lady Bengals offer three varsity sports teams (one men's, two women's). The school sponsors baseball, women's basketball 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 five NJCAA titles in baseball. Basketball has made two appearances at the NJCAA National Tournament and finished as high as fourth in 2007.
Miss-Lou Conference Championships
- Basketball (1): 2014
- Mickey Guillory, Louisiana state representative for Acadia, Evangeline, and St. Landry parishes, 2004-2015
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