Approximately 170 FranU students were conferred masters, bachelors or associate degrees during the university’s commencement exercises on Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m. in the Raising Cane’s River Center Exhibition Hall.
The commencement keynote speaker, Julio Melara, is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Louisiana Business Inc., a multi-media publishing company which most notably publishes the Baton Rouge Business Report and 225 Magazine. He is also the founder and CEO of the Business Report’s Executive Leadership Academy, an exclusive program for advancing professionals and business owners. Melara is a devoted husband and father, the author of five books and currently serves on several boards in Baton Rouge, including Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, Iberia Bank, and Baton Rouge Area Chamber.
With support from the Louisiana State Board of Regents and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center, FranU is proud to announce the 2019 FMOL Sisters Graduate Scholarship recipients.
Named for our founders—the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady—these scholarships were awarded to exemplary graduate students to help offset their educational expenses.
FranU congratulates Laken Tujague (Class of 2019) for receiving the AANA Foundation Scholarship.
Congratulations to the Physician Assistant May 2019 graduating class for their 100% pass rate on the PANCE national certifying exam.