Southern University Ag Center to Raise Scholarship Funds

Tickets are now available for the Southern University Land-Grant Campus’ Annual Scholarship Gala. The fundraising event will be held at the Raising Cane’s River Center, 275 River Road South, in Baton Rouge on Saturday, December 8 at 6:30 p.m.

All proceeds from the event will be used to provide scholarships; assistantships; internships; study abroad, campus – based research and professional development opportunities for students in the College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences.

Last year’s Gala raised over $22,000 that were used to support internships, book scholarships and study abroad opportunities.

Tickets are $50 for general admission, $650 for reserved tables. The price, which includes dinner and live entertainment, will increase to $60 for general admission after November 30.

To purchase tickets or make a tax deductible donation visit, contact Jasmine Gibbs at 225-771-2719.

The Southern University Land-Grant Campus is also seeking sponsors for the Scholarship Gala.  For information on sponsorship opportunities, contact Aymbriana Campbell-Pollard at 225-771-2275.

The Southern University Ag Center and the College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences together are called the Southern University Land-Grant Campus.