Reimagining the Southeastern Brand

Since 1925, Southeastern has continuously evolved as a strong academic institution while simultaneously stayingcommitted to its two main pillars of excellence and caring. As we now look forward to celebrating our first 100years, Southeastern is reimagining a unified brand that resonates with all audiences. Globally and across the nation, higher education has become increasingly competitive, and students have more and more choices. Southeastern understands how … Continue reading Reimagining the Southeastern Brand

Pathway to the World’s Stage

Southeastern prides itself on inspiring its students and community to dream big. Recently, students have been making headlines nationally and internationally by performing and following their dreams. Each one has a unique story and something special that inspires them, whether it be a childhood dream, a past teacher, or the feeling you get knowing you’re doing what you love. Here are a few that have … Continue reading Pathway to the World’s Stage

The Scotch House

Alumnus and owner of Bracy’s Nursery Randy Bracy has turned his passion for Scotch into a gallery of liquid treasure. Many people collect things. It’s a part of human nature—that sentimental desire to create an assortment of objects that are loved. Whether it’s stamps, dolls, vinyl records, or even Pokémon cards, most people have started a collection of some sort. But a few have turned … Continue reading The Scotch House

Alumni of the Year

The true measure of a university’s greatness can be found in the achievements of its alumni, and Southeastern is certainly known to develop leaders across all fields. To celebrate this and honor some of our outstanding graduates, the Alumni Association established its awards program in 1969, which has since become a Southeastern tradition. Honored at our annual Alumni Awards Evening on Oct. 6, 2022, as … Continue reading Alumni of the Year

70 Years of Southeastern Sports

Throughout most of Southeastern’s 97-year history, intercollegiate athletics have played a prominent role in campus life. Now, the athletes, coaches, administrators, fans and all others who have an interest in what sportshas meant to the University have a thorough accounting of much of that history with the publication of 70 Years: Southeastern Lions Athletic History by Larry Hymel. Hymel’s book is the first full accounting … Continue reading 70 Years of Southeastern Sports

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A Patent for Innovation

Southeastern has been awarded a U.S. patent for a new compound—with potential applications that could impact both the medical and industrial worlds. Southeastern recently received its second U.S. patent in its 97-year history. The patent was awarded to Southeastern in conjunction with Fort Hays State University, located in Hays, Kan., for use of pnictogenium compounds in carbon-carbon bond formation. A pnictogen is any of the … Continue reading A Patent for Innovation

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A Legacy of Giving: Ronald Stetzel and Gaylord Bickham

Bequests (also called planned giving or legacy giving) to non-profit organizations have been growing in recent years. According to Giving USA, bequests reached over $42 billion dollars in the United States in its most recent report on 2020. These are gifts that are made as part of a will or trust. In a surprising fact, bequests amount to more than 2.5 times the total donations … Continue reading A Legacy of Giving: Ronald Stetzel and Gaylord Bickham

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Alumni Center Refresh

After an extensive renovation, the Alumni Center is now reopened and ready to welcome back alumni and all members of our Southeastern community. The Alumni Center has been a respected landmark on Southeastern’s campus since it was erected in 1994. Proudly overlooking the main campus from West University Avenue, the 12,700-square-foot building serves as a hub for returning alumni, touring visitors, and the Hammond community. … Continue reading Alumni Center Refresh

Named a Top Military Friendly® School for 10 Straight Years

Southeastern has been named a Military Friendly® School for 2022-2023. This is the 10th consecutive year Southeastern has received this recognition. Southeastern continues to strive to be one of the best military and veteran-friendly institutions in the state of Louisiana and in the nation. Viqtory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazine, states the listing honors the top colleges, universities, and trade schools … Continue reading Named a Top Military Friendly® School for 10 Straight Years

More Campus Enhancements Coming Soon

During the 2022 Legislative Session, Southeastern received approval for significant incremental capital outlay funding to enhance current building projects and start planning on a brand new project. Partial support for these projects is also being provided by donors and the Southeastern Foundation. The D Vickers Hall renovation, an ongoing project to update and upgrade one of campus’ main classroom buildings, received added funds. The funds … Continue reading More Campus Enhancements Coming Soon