Category: LSU…Geaux Tigers!

Don’t Tell Me Happy Father’s Day

Mother’s Day is big business in the United States. The National Retail Federation estimates that in 2015, over $21.2 billion was spent on Mother’s Day gifts. A projected 84.2% of Americans celebrated mommy with cards, brunch, flowers, jewelry, etc. It’s all well deserved, moms work hard. Mother’s Day is a joyous occasion many women look forward to celebrating and feeling appreciated. Tupac and Boyz II… Read more →

What Is National Signing Day?

It’s that time of year… The 1st Wednesday of February. No, not Groundhog Day, it’s National Signing Day. College athletes are able to sign a National Letter of Intent to play a sport at a college. Many of the nation’s best high school athletes have made VERBAL commits, but this is the day to seal the deal in ink. It… Read more →

11 Lessons I Learned In Brazil

One of the most enjoyable experiences I’ve encountered during my MBA pursuit was a trip to Brazil. My International Business Challenge course culminated with a trip to the picturesque South American country. The experience was a delicate blend of fun, education, and tourism. I instantly fell in love with the men country. With 30 MBA students in tow, our journey began… Read more →

Michelle Obama And #ReachHigher

Friday May 2, 2014 The U.S Department of Education and First Lady Michelle Obama are asking you to wear college gear to support an initiative to encourage and inspire kids to consider higher education after high school. When you post social media photos in your college attire please use the hashtag #ReachHigher I love this and welcome any opportunity to… Read more →

Back to School Mom

Just call me Thornton Mellon. After 15 years I’ve gone back to school. WOW!  Things sure have changed. One of the hardest adaptations for me: ONLINE TEXTBOOKS.  Bleh. When I graduated undergrad pretty much the only people who had a laptop were the same ones who had a private plane. I never would have thought we’d ditch the student store… Read more →

Patrick Peterson Gets Tough Love

I recently talked about how I withheld Mo from a weekend of soccer due to unacceptable grades. I got mixed feedback for doing this. Some parents thought I was being over the top for disciplining my 8 year old, while others said they understood. When I heard Patrick Peterson’s story, it made me smile. Former LSU All American DB standout… Read more →