Designated as one of Louisiana’s Only Play Therapy Education Sites

Southeastern has been designated as a new Approved Center of Play Therapy Education. In earning the designation, one of only three in the state, Southeastern demonstrates an offering of extensive play therapy curriculum to mental health faculty, students, and practitioners, said Associate Professor of Counseling and Registered Play Therapist-Supervisor Laura Fazio-Griffith. “The Counseling Program became an approved provider for play therapy education by the Association … Continue reading Designated as one of Louisiana’s Only Play Therapy Education Sites

Giving Day Growth Endures

Due to impacts from Hurricane Ida, Southeastern’s 2021 Giving Day was moved from September 14 to October 5. Despite the lingering challenges faced by supporters from across the region, the eighth annual fundraising event reached record numbers in support of Southeastern and its students. “Many students faced great hardships resulting from Hurricane Ida, and the support received during Southeastern Giving Day has gone a long … Continue reading Giving Day Growth Endures

Renovating the Alumni Center

The Southeastern Alumni Center is currently undergoing an extensive renovation. Originally opened in 1994, the building will be reopened by this September as a modern space that better reflects Southeastern’s brand identity and serves Alumni programming. It will also act as a welcome center, the “front door to the University.” The over $1 million series of changes, funded through donations and grants made to the … Continue reading Renovating the Alumni Center

Grooving Into a Grammy

Southeastern alum and New Orleans jazz musician Craig Klein is making his mark on the city’s brass band tradition and earning recognition for it, including by taking home the music industry’s top honor. Craig Klein embodies the spirit of New Orleans music—a unique mash-up of skill, soul, creativity, and endurance that draws from diverse influences. A class of ’84 marketing major who also played at … Continue reading Grooving Into a Grammy

The Story Behind the Bricks

Southeastern’s Friendship Bricks solidify cherished memories and create lasting legacies in the heart of Southeastern’s campus. Friendship Circle is the heart of campus, and its pulse is embedded in the memories of Southeastern’s students, alumni, and community friends. Nestled between the area’s legendary Friendship Oak and new Lion statue sits Southeastern’s Friendship Brick Plaza. Graduation recognitions, memorials, marriage proposals and more line the pavement of … Continue reading The Story Behind the Bricks

Legend in the Making: Cole Kelley

Southeastern quarterback Cole Kelley continues to demonstrate excellence on the field, recently taking home the prestigious Walter Payton Award. When the 2021 Southeastern football season kicked off on September 4 in Strawberry Stadium, the Lions featured the best player in the Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) under center. Senior quarterback Cole Kelley received the Stats Perform Walter Payton Award—the Heisman Trophy of the FCS—in May. After … Continue reading Legend in the Making: Cole Kelley

The Sound of Success

A Southeastern professor and two student researchers teamed up to develop beyond gold standard cochlear implant sound technology in only eight weeks, earning a national award. Southeastern Professor of Physics Sanichiro Yoshida and graduate students Anthony Calmes and Conor McGibboney, both of Hammond, are making waves in research that could one day help others. Their efforts were recently recognized on a national level, earning an … Continue reading The Sound of Success

Lion Pride Career Closet

A new Southeastern initiative is outfitting students for career success. For many college students in the U.S., financial worries are an everyday burden. And once all the costs associated with earning a degree are paid, both monetary and in terms of hard work and time, there can still be one more barrier to landing that first big job—the need for professional clothing. According to a … Continue reading Lion Pride Career Closet

Health Sciences Program

Providing New Educational and Career Opportunities Across the Healthcare Industry A new program in Southeastern’s College of Nursing and Health Sciences is helping students achieve a strong, interdisciplinary foundation in healthcare, providing them flexibility to pursue fulfilling careers in a wide variety of healthcare settings. The Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences program, part of the Kinesiology and Health Studies Department, began in the Spring … Continue reading Health Sciences Program

Tinsley Learning Center

Southeastern’s new Tinsley Learning Center is helping enhance student learning opportunities and success. Tinsley Hall reopened this past year after undergoing a suite of renovations. A campus landmark for over 60 years, its array of physical updates were designed to better meet the needs of today’s campus community—and to provide even more opportunities for deeper learning and increased academic achievement through its new Tinsley Learning … Continue reading Tinsley Learning Center