November 13, 2009

On November 5, the LSU College of Engineering collaborated with the Louisiana Engineering Society (LES) to present a professional seminar and 16th Annual Jambalaya Dinner. This event gave a record crowd of more than 200 LSU engineering students an opportunity to meet and network with about 40 professional engineers, as well as to learn about LES and what it means to be a professional engineer. 40 professionals in the engineering field hosted the seminar entitled "Engineering Your Future," and enjoyed a delicious jambalaya dinner in the courtyard of Patrick F. Taylor Hall.

Robbie Lear, PE, LSI, of Sigma Consulting Group, Inc., said: "I'm glad that this year's event was another success. LES truly enjoys this opportunity to collaborate with the universities." He added, "Our profession is grateful for the high-quality students that LSU provides. LSU is a true asset to the engineering profession."

2009 sponsors included: LES Baton Rouge Chapter, ABMB, Ardaman & Assoc., Boyd Holmes Engineering, CSRS, Environmental Engineering Services, Inc., Evans-Graves Engineers, Inc., C.H. Fenstermaker & Associates, Inc., Forte & Tablada, Monroe & Corie, Owen & White, PEC, Shaw, Sigma, SJB Group, LLC, and LaDOTD.



Article by Colette Burke, LSU College of Engineering, 225-578-5706,



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