Wednesday, April 10, 2019 was University of Louisiana System Day at the State Capitol, where over 1,200 students, alumni and faculty from nine universities showcased academic programs and performance groups for state leaders. Speakers included Governor John Bel Edwards, UL System Board Chair Mark Romero and UL System President and CEO Jim Henderson.  Lunch was be provided by Nicholls State University's Chef John Folse Culinary Institute with desserts crafted by the University of New Orleans' Lester E. Kabacoff School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Administration. Interactive academic program displays include virtual reality devices, drone and robotics demonstrations, innovative arts, and allied health.