BEHIND THE SCHOLARSHIPS
FORMER STUDENT GIVES BACK TO LSUA
ALEXANDRIA, LA – LSUA is pleased to announce the re-establishment of the Mary Jane Brown Endowed Scholarship thanks to a generous donation by Mark and Yuvonka Brown.
In the fall of 2016 the Browns contributed two gifts totalling $60,000. Together, these gifts re-established an endowed scholarship in his mother’s name.
The total amount of $60,000 was used to apply for a Board of Regents match of $40,000 in the spring of 2017. Now matched, this $100,000 endowed scholarship will benefit first generation students at LSUA.
Mark Brown was born and raised in Alexandria and earned his associate degree from LSUA in 1990. While at LSUA he served as Student Government President. He went on to earn a bachelor degree in accounting from Louisiana College in 1993.
Mark is a health care executive as well as an unlicensed certified public accountant. He currently serves in a variety of executive roles for numerous local companies. Mark is an active and engaged member of the LSUA Foundation Board of Directors.
He and his wife have two children.