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

Catching the Storm

Southeastern student Coby Sanchez has turned a fear of storms into a passion for understanding them and sharing information to help others—becoming “Southeastern’s first meteorologist.” When Southeastern freshman and Baton Rouge native Coby Sanchez was a small child, storms were the boogeyman. As the wind roared and the tinny sound of rain reverberated off the windows and roof, little Coby would become more and more … Continue reading Catching the Storm

Leaping Forward

THE SOUTHEASTERN VERTEBRATE MUSEUM IS GROWING, CURATING, DIGITIZING, AND SHARING ITS COLLECTION TO ENHANCE ICHTHYOLOGY AND HERPETOLOGY RESEARCH. The National Science Foundation has awarded a Southeastern specialist in the diversity of fishes a grant of $409,200. Professor of Biological Sciences and ichthyologist Kyle Piller received the three-year grant to improve the Southeastern Vertebrate Museum. The project will focus on curation of existing museum specimens and … Continue reading Leaping Forward