Professional Sales Team Takes Home International Win

Above image, from left: From left: Tara’ Lopez, sales coach, and student team members India Williams, Karlie McDonald, and Paxton Page. Southeastern’s Professional Sales Team won the Rookie Award at the 2019 International Collegiate Sales Competition (ICSC). Hosted each year in Orlando, Florida, by Florida State University, the ICSC is the largest and most prestigious university sales competition in the world. Southeastern’s Professional Sales program … Continue reading Professional Sales Team Takes Home International Win

Home to the First and Only Collegiate Recovery Program in the State

Above image, from left: Southeastern Interim Coordinator of Collegiate Recovery Madison Evans, Southeastern President John L. Crain, Louisiana Commissioner of Higher Education Kim Hunter Reed, and University of Louisiana System President Jim Henderson. Lion Up Recovery, officially recognized by the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE), is a voluntary program to help students in recovery achieve their higher education goals. State higher education and … Continue reading Home to the First and Only Collegiate Recovery Program in the State

Innovators in Sustainability

Southeastern’s Sustainability Center has been awarded the Innovation Champion Award by the Louisiana Chapter of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The university received the award for its innovative hybrid geothermal residence halls. The two new state-of-the-art residence halls, Ascension and Twelve Oaks, are cooling and heating using energy from the ground. Sustainability Manager Alejandro Martinez explained that with this type of system, pumps move heat … Continue reading Innovators in Sustainability

Online Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Among the Top in the Nation

Southeastern’s online doctor of nursing practice program has earned recognition as one of the top 50 programs in the nation by Healthcare-Management-Degree.net. Southeastern was recognized for its online DNP for post-masters applicants and BSN-DNP applicants and was the only university in Louisiana to make the list, ranking higher than schools such as Baylor University, Duke University, and Florida State University. Southeastern earned its ranking based … Continue reading Online Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Among the Top in the Nation

College of Education Dean Selected as Higher Education Professional of the Year

College of Education Dean Paula Summers Calderon was recently selected by the Louisiana Council for Exceptional Children as the Higher Education Professional of the Year. The Louisiana Council for Exceptional Children Higher Education Professional of the Year Award recognizes a professional who currently provides direct services to students with exceptionalities. The Professional of the Year is an outstanding member of the education profession whose work … Continue reading College of Education Dean Selected as Higher Education Professional of the Year

Southeastern Nursing Awarded a $2.4 Million Workforce Grant

Southeastern has received a $2.45 million Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. Awarded to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences’ Rural Nurses Career Advancement Program, in coordination with the Delta Regional Authority, the grant is part of an investment to expand the impact of workforce development efforts across the Mississippi River Delta. “Nurse shortages are devastating to … Continue reading Southeastern Nursing Awarded a $2.4 Million Workforce Grant

Southeastern Foundation Welcomes New Board of Directors

The Southeastern Foundation appointed its 2019-2020 Board of Directors this past fall. “Our board is a group of committed professionals who understand the value of Southeastern both to its students and the region,” said Vice President for University Advancement Wendy Lauderdale. “They work hard to provide guidance for the Foundation in support of the University.” Dawn Cantrell of Baton Rouge, a 1984 marketing graduate, chairs … Continue reading Southeastern Foundation Welcomes New Board of Directors

Southeastern Publication Wins National Award

The Southeastern Foundation’s 2017 / 2018 Annual Impact Report, created by the Division of University Advancement’s Office of University Marketing & Communications, was recently honored with a Merit Award in the 34th Annual Educational Advertising Awards. The Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Ed Marketing’s Higher Education Annual Report, is a national competition that recognizes the best in the field of educational marketing and advertising. … Continue reading Southeastern Publication Wins National Award