Society for Engineering Excellence

Founded in 2008, the Society for Engineering Excellence is a group of committed alumni and friends who have made significant contributions to the LSU College of Engineering. There were 29 founding members: 18 alumni and friends and 11 corporate partners. Since its inception, 35 additional members have been inducted into the society.

The College of Engineering is the largest college at LSU and one of the fastest growing engineering colleges in the country, with more than 25,000 alumni living in the state of Louisiana. Each member of the Society for Engineering Excellence has helped ensure the college is able to educate the best engineers through their support of its students, faculty, and programs.

Founding Members:

Ronald C. and Gail Cambre

Arthur E. Favre III

Harry J. and Norma L. Longwell

Edward A. and Karen Wax Schmitt

BP Exploration and Production Inc.

Devon Energy Corporation

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

George A. Daniels

Richard J. and Katherine J. Juneau

Mildred V. Menton

Bert S. and Sue W. Turner

Chevron North America E & P

The Dow Chemical Company

Marathon Oil


Clarence M. and Rosa Lee Eidt

Rene L. and Joan Latiolais

Francis Raborn

Albemarle Corporation

Contractors Educational Trust Fund



Inducted Members:

James Danos and Patricia Fandt

Richard Spies

Baker Hughes 

Bill and Karen Brack 


Robert and Ann Boh

Dr. William A. Brookshire 

Clarence and Ann Cazalot 

Entergy Louisiana 

Rene and Kay Joyce

Don and Gayle Keller

Randy and Carol Limbacher

Dr. Alfredo and Maria Lopez

Mark and Carolyn Guidry 

Patrick and Phyllis Taylor


Turner Industries 

Oscar "Dub" and Mary Andras


James "Pepper" Rutland

Jack Rettig

Construction Industry Council

Greg Elliott


Valero Energy Corporation

Phillips 66

Ola Mae St. Germain

Gary and Dakin Dubroc

Roy Gerard