At FranU, you will experience a supportive and caring journey focused on innovative programs and personalized student attention where first names replace numbers. Meet life-long friends and prepare your mind, body, and soul for a lifetime of service and happiness. Make a difference in the world. What will you become?
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is a premier Catholic institution in the Southeast that provides dedicated students a faith-filled and formative education in preparation to serve communities.
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FranU congratulates the class of 2019! We want to highlight a few of our recent graduates who excelled during their time here at FranU.
Approximately 170 FranU students were conferred masters, bachelors or associate degrees during the university’s commencement exercises on Saturday, May 18, 2019.
The commencement keynote speaker, Julio Melara, is the President and CEO of Louisiana Business Inc., a multi-media publishing company which most notably publishes the Baton Rouge Business Report and 225 Magazine. Melara is the author of five books and currently serves on several boards in Baton Rouge, including Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center.
Viktoriia Leigh, a Biology student originally from the Ukraine, was recognized at commencement with the Student Excellence and Commitment to Service Award. This award distinguishes a graduating student who exemplifies the mission of the university and who has shown a strong commitment to scholarship, leadership, and service.
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