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Health Sciences Program

Providing New Educational and Career Opportunities Across the Healthcare Industry A new program in Southeastern’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences is helping students achieve a strong, interdisciplinary foundation in healthcare, providing them flexibility to pursue fulfilling careers in a wide variety of healthcare settings. The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program, part of the Kinesiology and Health Studies Department, began in the Spring … Continue reading Health Sciences Program

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Tinsley Learning Center

Southeastern’s new Tinsley Learning Center is helping enhance student learning opportunities and success. Tinsley Hall reopened this past year after undergoing a suite of renovations. A campus landmark for over 60 years, its array of physical updates were designed to better meet the needs of today’s campus community—and to provide even more opportunities for deeper learning and increased academic achievement through its new Tinsley Learning … Continue reading Tinsley Learning Center

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Giving Back: Freda Oddo Green and Ruth Settoon Kenelly

Two beloved members of the Southeastern community have left a lasting legacy on students, the University, and those who knew them, embodying the spirit of giving back and of true Lion Pride. Some people become members of our Southeastern Family by earning their degree here, some by joining the ranks of staff and faculty. Others are initially drawn to becoming part of the community on … Continue reading Giving Back: Freda Oddo Green and Ruth Settoon Kenelly

Generating World-Class Research and Student Learning Opportunities Through $1,125,000 National Science Foundation Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a Southeastern biologist and specialist in evolution, computational biology, and phylogenetics a grant of $1,125,000. Phylogenetics is the study of evolutionary relationships among biological entities—often species, individuals, or genes. Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences April Wright received the five-year grant to integrate information from the fossil record with data collected from living species to infer phylogenetic relationships. The … Continue reading Generating World-Class Research and Student Learning Opportunities Through $1,125,000 National Science Foundation Grant

Featuring a New App for Southeastern Connect

The Southeastern Alumni Association has officially launched an app for its Southeastern Connect platform, a network that helps members connect, give back, explore career opportunities, and get ahead. Southeastern Connect is an online community that allows our alumni to connect with each other and offer or find mentorships, internships, and jobs. Alumni register on the site, set up a profile, and can indicate that they … Continue reading Featuring a New App for Southeastern Connect

Generating Support for Students Through Chefs Under the Stars

Chefs Evening is a decades-long Southeastern tradition, bringing members of both the University and areacommunities together each spring for an elegant evening of food and drinks from some of the region’s best restaurants and caterers. While COVID-19 prevented Southeastern from holding the 2020 edition, the event was able to return for 2021 with a unique spin—held outside on the field of historic Strawberry Stadium and … Continue reading Generating Support for Students Through Chefs Under the Stars

Serving as the Gulf South’s SoleInternational BaccalaureateCertification University

Southeastern remains the only university in the Gulf South authorized to offer courses leading to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Educator Certificate in Teaching and Learning. The University is one of only 50 IB authorized certification institutions in the United States. The certification, which is granted by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO), prepares teachers to use advanced academic techniques in the growing number of IB schools. … Continue reading Serving as the Gulf South’s SoleInternational BaccalaureateCertification University

OSH&E Program Ranked Among Top in the Nation

Southeastern’s Occupational Safety, Health, and Environment (OSH&E) program has been ranked in the top 10 in the nation for affordability by College Values Online. The organization ranks schools and programs, highlightsfeatures of the college experience, and provides career information for prospective students. The only university in Louisiana included, Southeastern’s program was ranked ninth in the nation among 65 colleges and universities listed by the Center … Continue reading OSH&E Program Ranked Among Top in the Nation

Achieving the Lowest Student Loan Debt in the State

Southeastern graduates have the least student loan debt out of all the universities in the state. The average debt per borrower for Southeastern’s graduating class of 2019 was ranked No. 1 for least debt in Louisiana and No. 36 for lowest debt nationwide, according to statistics released by LendEDU. In Louisiana, the average debt per student borrower is $23,855, the seventh lowest in the nation. … Continue reading Achieving the Lowest Student Loan Debt in the State

Introducing New Logos

Southeastern has reinvented its visual identity with the creation of new logos for both the University and athletics. The change comes as the University approaches its 100th anniversary in 2025. “Since its opening in 1925, Southeastern has had a long and storied history of empowering generations of students to reach for and achieve their best future,” said Southeastern President John L. Crain. “As we are … Continue reading Introducing New Logos