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Ring of Tradition

The official Southeastern Ring, a symbol of achievement for generations of alumni, has many stories to tell. Over 72,000 alumni have called Southeastern’s campus home since the University’s inception nearly 100 years ago. Countless unique experiences paint one cohesive picture inspired by the deep-rooted traditions of our University. One such tradition is the official Southeastern Ring. The official ring of Southeastern is issued exclusively by … Continue reading Ring of Tradition

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Introducing Two NewGraduate Nursing Programs

Two new graduate-level offerings in the College of Nursing and Health Sciences—the BSN-DNP Nurse Executive Leadership (NEL) program and a master’s of science in athletic training—are providing enhanced opportunities for students, while also producing healthcare leaders and better meeting the needs of today’s healthcare industry. The BSN-DNP NEL program prepares expert leaders to bring evidence-based knowledge into the practice arena, improve healthcare outcomes, and strengthen … Continue reading Introducing Two NewGraduate Nursing Programs

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Banking Finance Team Ranks Among Top in the U.S. While Giving Back to the Community

Southeastern finance students recently served our regional banking community while engaging in challenging, motivating, and relevant academic experiences. Under the guidance of Dr. Danielle Lewis, student Community Banking Project team members Lonica Wallace, Greyson Labasse, and Sage Mulkey, competed in a semester-long, nationwide case study competition hosted by the Conference of State Bank Supervisors (CSBS) and the St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank. The team partnered … Continue reading Banking Finance Team Ranks Among Top in the U.S. While Giving Back to the Community

Addy Award Winner

Southeastern’s Office of University Marketing and Communication’s Assistant Director of Creative Michael Trahan recently won Silver in the American Advertising Federation (AAF), Baton Rouge’s American Advertising Awards. It then went on to achieve Silver in AAF’s District 7 (“South” states) competition, earning an entry to compete in this year’s national awards. These wins demonstrate not only excellence in design and marketing, but also the ability … Continue reading Addy Award Winner

Competing in First Southland Title Game

Southeastern women’s basketball team achieved an historic postseason run, making their first-ever Southland title game appearance at the Southland Conference Tournament championship on March 13 at the Merrell Center in Katy, TX. Their excellence continued throughout the final game, with a close 56-52 loss in overtime to Incarnate Word. The Lady Lions ended the season with a 16-11 overall record and a 10-4 conference record. … Continue reading Competing in First Southland Title Game

Designated as one of Louisiana’s Only Play Therapy Education Sites

Southeastern has been designated as a new Approved Center of Play Therapy Education. In earning the designation, one of only three in the state, Southeastern demonstrates an offering of extensive play therapy curriculum to mental health faculty, students, and practitioners, said Associate Professor of Counseling and Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor Laura Fazio-Griffith. “The Counseling Program became an approved provider for play therapy education by the Association … Continue reading Designated as one of Louisiana’s Only Play Therapy Education Sites

Giving Day Growth Endures

Due to impacts from Hurricane Ida, Southeastern’s 2021 Giving Day was moved from September 14 to October 5. Despite the lingering challenges faced by supporters from across the region, the eighth annual fundraising event reached record numbers in support of Southeastern and its students. “Many students faced great hardships resulting from Hurricane Ida, and the support received during Southeastern Giving Day has gone a long … Continue reading Giving Day Growth Endures

Renovating the Alumni Center

The Southeastern Alumni Center is currently undergoing an extensive renovation. Originally opened in 1994, the building will be reopened by this September as a modern space that better reflects Southeastern’s brand identity and serves Alumni programming. It will also act as a welcome center, the “front door to the University.” The over $1 million series of changes, funded through donations and grants made to the … Continue reading Renovating the Alumni Center

The Story Behind the Bricks

Southeastern’s Friendship Bricks solidify cherished memories and create lasting legacies in the heart of Southeastern’s campus. Friendship Circle is the heart of campus, and its pulse is embedded in the memories of Southeastern’s students, alumni, and community friends. Nestled between the area’s legendary Friendship Oak and new Lion statue sits Southeastern’s Friendship Brick Plaza. Graduation recognitions, memorials, marriage proposals and more line the pavement of … Continue reading The Story Behind the Bricks

Legend in the Making: Cole Kelley

Southeastern quarterback Cole Kelley continues to demonstrate excellence on the field, recently taking home the prestigious Walter Payton Award. When the 2021 Southeastern football season kicked off on September 4 in Strawberry Stadium, the Lions featured the best player in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) under center. Senior quarterback Cole Kelley received the Stats Perform Walter Payton Award—the Heisman Trophy of the FCS—in May. After … Continue reading Legend in the Making: Cole Kelley