Making an Impact on Healthier Lifestyles Through Research and an Innovative New Program

Louisiana is a state known for many great things—amazing food being one of them. Unfortunately, a prevalence of sedentary lifestyles is another. This inactivity can lead to significant consequences. Through studying the effects of activity on children while working with and encouraging local youth, Southeastern researchers are striving to help create a healthier way of life for everyone. In United Health Foundation’s widely-publicized 2018 report, … Continue reading Making an Impact on Healthier Lifestyles Through Research and an Innovative New Program

Making a Difference

What makes success? What mix of nature, nurture, surroundings, and events come together to create a person’s life? Most importantly, once successful, what does one do with that success? John Regan, a 1969 business graduate in marketing, considers these things as he reflects on his life to this point. “Over and over I think about just how truly blessed I am,” he said as he … Continue reading Making a Difference

Chefs Evening

Every spring since 1984, hundreds of people from across the region have flooded onto Southeastern’s campus for a bountiful evening of food, wine, shopping, and comradery. This great mix combines in perfect balance to create an unforgettable night—and a powerful positive impact. Chefs Evening, organized by the Southeastern Foundation, has established itself over the past 35 years to become one of Southeastern’s most beloved—and tastiest—annual … Continue reading Chefs Evening

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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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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

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

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

EMBA Program Named One of the Top in the Nation

Southeastern’s Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) has earned recognition as one of the top 30 EMBA programs in the nation. The only Louisiana university among those selected, Southeastern ranked ninth, ahead of such schools as Brown University, University of Alabama, Kent State University, University of Missouri, and Howard University. Southeastern earned its ranking based on finances, academic rigor, and student satisfaction. “We are pleased … Continue reading EMBA Program Named One of the Top in the Nation