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Athletics Sets New Academic Records

The 2018 / 2019 academic year saw Southeastern Athletics place in the top five Southland universities for the Southland Conference Commissioner’s Honor Roll for both the fall and spring semesters. Southeastern placed 117 students in the spring, representing the highest single-semester total in school history. Fall 2018 Southeastern placed 81 student-athletes on the Fall 2018 Honor Roll. Just under 1,000 student-athletes from the league’s 13 … Continue reading Athletics Sets New Academic Records

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There’s No Place Like Home: Generations of Graduates Come Together for an All-Alumni Theatre Production

The saying “there’s no place like home” rang true this summer for several Southeastern Theatre alumni as they returned to their alma mater for a collaborative theatre production of Moon Over Buffalo. Associate Professor of Acting and Directing Jim Winter directed the comedy play written by American playwright Ken Ludwig. Well-known for slapsticks and comedic innuendos, Moon Over Buffalo is also famous for being the … Continue reading There’s No Place Like Home: Generations of Graduates Come Together for an All-Alumni Theatre Production

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Food Pantry

For some who choose to pursue their dreams of achieving a college education, worrying about grades is only one of the stressors they face. Hunger continues to be an issue in the United States and can sometimes be a major burden on college students. This burden can easily become an impediment to focusing on school and earning a degree, holding one back from reaching their … Continue reading Food Pantry

Michele Sutton: Alumna of the Year

Michele Sutton, a 1984 and 1988 Southeastern graduate and the president and chief executive officer of North Oaks Health System, has been selected as the Alumni Association’s 2019 Alumna of the Year. Sutton earned a bachelor’s degree in marketing and master’s degree in business administration from Southeastern. She began at North Oaks Health System in 1988 as community resources officer and was promoted to executive … Continue reading Michele Sutton: Alumna of the Year

Daniel Roberts: Young Alumnus of the Year

Daniel Roberts, Provost of Northshore Technical Community College, has been named the Alumni Association’s 2019 Alumnus of the Year. Roberts graduated from Southeastern in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in communication and in 2005 with a master of business administration degree. He contributed to the creation of Connect to Success, a partnership between Southeastern and NTCC that provides a seamless and supportive bridge program on … Continue reading Daniel Roberts: Young Alumnus of the Year

Setting a Record at The Big Event

A record number of approximately 1,000 Southeastern students, faculty, staff, and alumni put in a day of community service in the City of Hammond and nearby communities on Saturday, March 30, 2019, as part of The Big Event. Sponsored by the Student Government Association, The Big Event is intended to give students and other volunteers the opportunity to help the communities and organizations that support … Continue reading Setting a Record at The Big Event

Southeastern Ranked a Top Military Friendly School

For the seventh consecutive year, Southeastern has been named a Military Friendly School. Viqtory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, states that the listing honors the top colleges, universities, and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace the nation’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and to ensure their success on campus. “This listing demonstrates Southeastern’s ongoing commitment to our veterans and their … Continue reading Southeastern Ranked a Top Military Friendly School

Nursing School of the Year for Advanced Practice

The Southeastern Doctor of Nursing Practice Program has been recognized by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation as the Nursing School of the Year in Advanced Practice. The award recognizes a school of nursing offering formal education for registered nurses seeking a graduate degree for advanced clinical practice roles, as well as nursing administration, nursing education, and research. This is the second time Southeastern has been recognized … Continue reading Nursing School of the Year for Advanced Practice

Lions Connected Earns National Honor

Lions Connected, a Southeastern Louisiana University Department of Teaching and Learning program that provides personalized, post-secondary educational experiences for individuals with intellectual disabilities, has received national recognition. A comprehensive transition and post-secondary program approved by the US Department of Education, Lions Connected was named the Exemplary Program for Vocational Training and Transition from the American Council on Rural Special Education (ACRES). Gerlinde Beckers, program coordinator … Continue reading Lions Connected Earns National Honor

1,100 Graduate at Spring 2019 Commencement

On May 18, 1,100 individuals officially crossed over from Southeastern students to alumni during Spring 2019 Commencement. Candidates for associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees were honored. In his welcome, President John L. Crain noted that the 1,100 individuals being recognized at commencement included 385 men and 715 women who were receiving 16 different degrees. They also represented 27 states and 24 countries. The University … Continue reading 1,100 Graduate at Spring 2019 Commencement