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Senator Landrieu awarded for her commitment to HBCUs across the country

Sen. Landrieu secured $224 million for the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and also included language in the funding bill encouraging the Air Force to continue utilizing the Minority Leaders Program for its research and development.  

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Media Credential Application Process Now Open

The online media credential application process for the 40th Annual Bayou Classic game and Battle of the Bands & Greek Show is open.     Click on the “Request Media Credentials” link to be taken to an online form to begin … Continue reading

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Hotel Packages Developed for Bayou Classic & Thanksgiving in New Orleans

Great, affordable hotel rates available throughout the Greater New Orleans area    NEW ORLEANS – The 40th Annual Bayou Classic has recently announced special hotel rates that have been developed for this year’s weeklong series of events. Hotel rates start … Continue reading

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Young Talent to be Featured During the 40th Annual Bayou Classic

2nd Annual Future of HBCU Talent Program Launches – Applications being accepted now   NEW ORLEANS – Last year, Southern University and Grambling State University, two of the nation’s leading historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), launched a new program … Continue reading

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The 40th Annual Bayou Classic – Tickets on Sale Now!

Great affordable seats available on every seating level of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome   NEW ORLEANS –  Tickets for the 40th Annual Bayou Classic go on sale tomorrow – Saturday, June 1 at 10 am. The Bayou Classic is the iconic … Continue reading

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2013 Schedule of Events for the 40th Annual Bayou Classic Celebration; Bayou Classic Roadshow Gets An Early Start

Series of Events Focus on Fans, Family and HBCU Nourishment to Celebrate the 40th NEW ORLEANS – The Bayou Classic announced their official schedule of events today for the upcoming series of events beginning November 26, 2013. Each year, this weekend … Continue reading

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Bayou Classic Interns Move on to Exciting Careers!

Interns say their Bayou Classic experience aided in their transition to new careers    NEW ORLEANS – Three interns with the Annual Bayou Classic, Guy-Bertrand Tamo, Rob Garland & Courtney Mackey, have secured positions after they helped the Bayou Classic … Continue reading

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Bayou Classic Signs Extension with NBC Sports Group for Next Three Years

Bayou Classic and NBC work together to promote the importance of HBCU traditions   NEW ORLEANS  – The Bayou Classic team announced today that the 40 th Annual Bayou Classic will once again be broadcast on NBC nationally. The agreement … Continue reading

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Southern University Ranked No. 9 in FCS for Home Game Attendance and No. 1 in SWAC

For Immediate Release December 19, 2012 | Southern U. Athletic Media Relations Southern announces increase in average home attendance for football    BATON ROUGE – Southern University football finished the 2012 season ranked No. 9 in the Football Championship Subdivision in … Continue reading

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Articles Related to Bayou Classic

“Bayou Classic Still Asset for New Orleans, Schools”  – SportsNOLA.com http://www.sportsnola.com/sports/local-sports-news/southern-news/590163-bayo u-classic-still-asset-for-new-orleans-schools.html   “Grambling, Southern Seeking Pride, Dignity at Bayou Classic”  - The Examiner http://www.examiner.com/article/grambling-southern-seeking-pride-dignity-at- bayou-classic   “Stage set for Bayou Classic, Halftime Show” — NOLA Defender http://noladefender.com/content/stage-s45et-bayou-cla89ssic-halftime-show   “Bayou … Continue reading

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