BATON ROUGE, La. -- Melissa Shea Cobble, senior vice president and chief administrative officer of American Patriot Bank, is among 155 bankers receiving graduation diplomas on June 7 from the Graduate School of Banking at Louisiana State University.
The three-year program provided courses in all aspects of banking, economics, and related subjects, according to a news release.
Students traveled from 20 states and Mexico to participate in the session.
Sponsored by 15 state bankers associations in cooperation with the Division of Continuing Education at LSU, the banking school requires attendance on campus for three years, with extensive bank study assignments between sessions.
Cobble was recognized as one of only two in her graduating class for receiving top honors on her assignments.
The faculty consists of bankers, business and professional leaders, and educators from all parts of the U.S.
During the three years at the Graduate School of Banking at LSU, students receive more than 180 hours of classroom instruction, 30 hours of reviews, planned evening study, and six final examinations.