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Professional Sales Education: Growing and Earning Accolades

With an eye to the dynamic nature of business today, Southeastern’s new marketing concentration in professional sales provides real-world experiences in what many executives call the single most important function in any business—sales. According to statistics produced by the Sales Education Foundation, sales as a discipline plays an important role in both the economy and the professional lives of today’s college graduates. A recent Harvard … Continue reading Professional Sales Education: Growing and Earning Accolades

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Contemporary Art Gallery

Louisiana is a state rich with culture. A state that does not simply embrace the arts at its surface, but is deeply intertwined with them in its soul. While the first thoughts of many may jump to iconic locales such as New Orleans, with its distinct architecture and multitude of galleries and museums, the deep-seated, vibrant arts culture of Louisiana’s Northshore region is one that … Continue reading Contemporary Art Gallery

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International Baccalaureate Certification: Southeastern Has Become One of Only Twelve Universities Nationwide to Offer Ground-Breaking Program

Southeastern’s College of Education houses an innovative and unique program that helps enable educators to teach within the International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum at the elementary, middle, and high school levels. After successful completion of courses leading to the IB Educator Certificate in Teaching and Learning, candidates may apply for their level of certification through the International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) in Geneva, Switzerland. Only 45 universities … Continue reading International Baccalaureate Certification: Southeastern Has Become One of Only Twelve Universities Nationwide to Offer Ground-Breaking Program

Giving Back: Interview with Bryan Boudreaux

Retired Walmart executive and class of 1990 alum Bryan Boudreaux credits Southeastern for having a profound impact on his life. We recently sat down with him to learn more about how his time at Southeastern has helped shape his success, and why he chooses to give back. How do you think Southeastern affected your life / career? My time at Southeastern has set the tone … Continue reading Giving Back: Interview with Bryan Boudreaux

Southeastern Dean and Alumna Participate in Washington, DC, Roundtable Discussion on Teacher Preparation

College of Education Dean Paula Summers Calderon was recently invited to Washington, DC, by US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to participate in a roundtable discussion about preparing classroom teachers. Southeastern is one of only seven school-university partners in the nation and the only one in Louisiana originally selected for the education coalition University-School Partnerships for the Renewal of Education Preparation (US PREP). “US PREP … Continue reading Southeastern Dean and Alumna Participate in Washington, DC, Roundtable Discussion on Teacher Preparation

What’s in a Name? Campus Street Names Changed to Better Depict Southeastern

Four campus street names were recently changed to better reflect Southeastern’s identity, geography, and sense of place. Texas Avenue has become Union Avenue, Tennessee Avenue is now Mane Street, Virginia Avenue has become Roomie Road, and Tornado Drive on North Campus has changed to Lion Lane. The new names came about at the urging of students after several first-time campus guests using computerized navigation expressed … Continue reading What’s in a Name? Campus Street Names Changed to Better Depict Southeastern

Going for the Gold: Golden Grads Reconnect with Their Days at Southeastern

On December 7 and 8, Southeastern’s Fall Commencement weekend, alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago returned to celebrate and reminisce with their alma mater and fellow golden grads. Nearly 90 alumni and guests enjoyed a luncheon at the Alumni Center on Friday, December 7, followed by a tour of the campus—allowing attendees to reflect on how much has changed over the years, as … Continue reading Going for the Gold: Golden Grads Reconnect with Their Days at Southeastern

Lowest Student Debt in the State

Southeastern students have the least student loan debt out of all the universities in the state, according to statistics recently released by LendEDU. The average debt per borrower for Southeastern’s graduating class of 2017 was ranked number 1 in Louisiana for least debt and number 46 among public colleges nationwide. In Louisiana, the average debt per student borrower is $26,808, the 19th lowest in the … Continue reading Lowest Student Debt in the State

Pitch Perfect: Southeastern Vocalists Win Awards at Louisiana Competition

Ten Southeastern vocal performance students and one alumnus placed at the Louisiana Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition held recently at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. Four of these participants took home first place awards. Sara Cage of Baton Rouge was the first student in Southeastern history to receive three first place awards at the competition: in the senior women’s … Continue reading Pitch Perfect: Southeastern Vocalists Win Awards at Louisiana Competition

Forging New Opportunities at Career Fair

During their time at Southeastern, students meet lifelong friends, learn to become independent, deepen their knowledge of the world around them, gain inspiration from new ideas, and decide on the path they would like to follow. When students and alumni are ready to begin moving forward on their chosen path, or simply see where other roads could lead, Southeastern’s Career Fair is the answer. On … Continue reading Forging New Opportunities at Career Fair