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The EDA University Center at Southern University 

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Any Question: Contact at 225-921-3890


The EDA University Center at Southern University and A&M College- Baton Rouge is housed in the College of Business.The goal of the Center is to expand and revitalize economic development in Louisiana, by providing programs that enhance existing businesses and create new venture opportunities with a special focus on:  Job creation and workforce development, Advancing entrepreneurship and innovation, and Promoting international trade. The Center’s programs align with EDA’s investment priorities by addressing regions that are seeking: Global Competitiveness and Economically Distressed and Underserved Communities. In addition, the Center’s activities will contribute to EDA’s national strategic priorities by increasing access and availability of capital to small, medium-sized and ethnically diverse enterprises, information technology and by engaging in natural disaster mitigation.

Caldwell                               Concordia                                     East Baton Rouge                              East Carroll                             East Feliciana 

Franklin                                Iberville                                           Livingston                                            Madison                                  Morehouse

Ouachita                              Pointe Coupee                               Richland                                                Tangipahoa                            Tensas 

Union                                     Washington                                    West Baton Rouge                             West Carroll​                           West Feliciana​

St. Helena

Congratulations for Dr. Chigurupati's recent CFA level-3 and FRM part-2. He is a Finance faculty.


Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Goodwill Industries, 647 Main Street,

Baton Rouge, LA 70801

Contact: Ashley Huber


(239) 989-7096

         Research Reports

 Serving Parishes

Job Creation and Workforce Development: 

Ferriday, Concordia Parish

Kentwood, Tangipahoa Parish

White Castle, Iberville Parish

Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish

2015- 2016