Louisiana State University College of Human Sciences and Education Website

Dear LSU School of Social Work Alumni, Donors, and Friends:

In the College of Human Sciences and Education, we strive to develop effective educators, physically and emotionally healthy citizens, a well-trained human resource workforce, and thriving communities.   Our faculty and students are dedicating their time to expanding human potential and improving people’s lives.  Through teaching, research, and service the college plays a significant leadership role in addressing the socially significant problems we face across the state and nation.

The successes and breakthroughs achieved in the College of Human Sciences and Education would not exist without the investment of our alumni, friends, and partners. Your support and encouragement is a catalyst to creating advancements on the journey of discovery and innovation. Your past and continued presence at Louisiana State University is the reason why there continues to be a bright future for students.

We hope that you will stay informed of the happenings and accomplishments in the college by updating your information, reading our e-newsletter, or connecting with us through Facebook.  Become a part of the alumni community — the College of Human Sciences and Education is planning several networking opportunities this coming year to help our alumni stay connected.  We hope to see you at one of the events.

Your involvement in the college alumni community has led to many positive changes – your continued involvement is necessary to help keep us on this track. There are so many ways you can stay involved with the college – from providing internships to investing in our students and faculty.

Our goal is to provide more scholarships, endow faculty professorships, improve and expand distance education and other outreach and research projects, and to embark on new service projects. This presents a wonderful opportunity for all of us to be a part of a permanent change in the program.

Please take the time to look over the many ways to invest in your college on this website. If you need any additional information, please do not hesitate to call me at (225) 578-6384 or e-mail me at miller@lsu.edu.


Wayne Miller
Senior Director of Development

LSU 100 Honors Alumnus

Carolyn Doerle, a 1980 graduate of the LSU School of Social Work, is the chief executive officer and managing director of Doerle Food Services of Broussard, Louisiana.  Doerle Foods is a multi-million dollar independent broad-line foodservice distributor of grocery meats, produce, paper, chemical, and table-top supplies.

Founded in 1950 by Paul Doerle Sr., Doerle Food Services has grown over the years to become a nationally recognized leader in the foodservice industry. The company is an innovative, independent foodservice distributor with a diversified customer base employing 200 people with a distribution range covering parts of three states.

Ms. Doerle and Doerle Food Services are well-known for their community involvement supporting the Haitian Water Purification Project, the Solomon House Brown Bag Feeding Program, and the Performing Arts.  Ms. Doerle was the first and only woman to serve on the board of UniPro Foodservice Inc. and has received appointments to many other national foodservice and professional boards and organizations.   She is the recipient of the 2009 Enterprising Women Award, a national award presented by Enterprising Women Magazine to fast-growth businesses headed by women who also mentor women involved in entrepreneurship.  Additionally, Doerle Food Services was named one of the top 100 Women-Owned Businesses in the USA in 2004.  And this spring the LSU Stephenson Entrepreneurship Institute recognized Doerle Food Services as the one of the top 100 fastest growing LSU owned business in the country.

We are very proud to call Carolyn Doerle an alumnus of our program.