548 Western Avenue, Hammond Louisiana 70402
985-549-2066 Toll Free: 800-222-7358
Founded in 1925, this is a public university offering courses in liberal arts, fine arts, and professional studies. There are 5 undergraduate schools and 1 graduate school. The 375 acre campus is in a small town 46 miles northwest of New Orleans
and 40 miles east of Baton Rouge
. Including residence halls there are 87 buildings.
Fraternities, sororities and over 125 clubs and organizations are on campus. Tours of the campus are available through the admissions office.
Other Education nearby:
(Covington) Christ Episcopal School
(Baton Rouge) Louisiana Realtors Institute
(Baton Rouge) Louisiana State University
(Baton Rouge) Melissa Zeno's Acclaimed School
(Hammond) Southeastern Louisiana University
(Slidell) Trujillo Christian School
07/05 Coming to The Hammond area
New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival New Orleans LA April25 The New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, a/k/a Jazz Fest, is a 10-day cultural feast in which thousands of musicians, cooks and craftspeople welcome 500,000 visitors each year. There are two main components: the Louisiana Heritage Fair and the Ev ening Concert Series. The Lousiana Heritage Fair is the signature feature of the Festival, showcasing unforgettable music on 12 stages, delicious Louisiana cuisine in two large food areas, and crafts artisans from the region and around the world demonstrating and selling their work.
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Breaux Bridge LA May3-5 The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival has become one of the largest gatherings of world famous Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop musicians and plays host to over 30 bands on three stages during the three-day festival.
Gulfport Music Festival Gulfport MS May10-11 Huge weekend music festival featuring headliner entertainment, food booths, and more!
Le Festival de la Viande Boucanee Ville Platte LA June29-30 This festival, which translates into the "Smoked Meat Festival", has a World Championship Cookoff, culinary demos, Cajun smokehouse in action, and Cajun Heritage exhibitions. Thirty hours of non-stop music are also an attraction of the festival.
Cracklin Festival Port Barre LA November8 This festival is held in November in Port Barre. Four days of fun include family entertainment, Cajun and Country music, food, cooking contests, arts and crafts, and a parade.
Pepper Festival St Martinville LA September14-15 This annual festival, usually taking place on the third Sunday of October, celebrates the pepper industry in Louisiana. Benefits kids, and attractions include Cajun food, bands, and a Poker Run. One day only. Call or write for dates and times.