Deeply rooted in Louisiana’s culture, the E. J. Ourso College strives for more than academic excellence. Through leadership and teamwork, we provide students with the foundations for ethical citizenship, a respect for differences among people, and a commitment to excellence in thought and deed. We instill in them a never-ending desire for knowledge and the search for truth. We pursue excellence in our education and research endeavors with a steadfastness that only great commitments deserve. As stewards of the public trust, we hold ourselves accountable to the highest standards of performance and integrity.