Meeting Students’ Needs with Summer Smart

This past summer Southeastern modified its Summer Smart programming to reflect later class start times, further adapting to the requirements and preferences of today’s students. Now with course offerings at 8 a.m. or later, Summer Smart will continue to benefit students by reducing the net cost for a three-credit course to less than $900 and expanding high demand offerings with an increased number of online … Continue reading Meeting Students’ Needs with Summer Smart

Home to the Largest Regional Literary Rally in the State

More than 3,480 students from 84 different high schools converged on Southeastern on February 23, 2019, for the Southeast Louisiana District Literary Rally and Rock ‘n Roar, the University’s annual campus-community festival. Southeastern currently has the largest regional literary rally in the state. The Louisiana High School Rally, an academic competition held throughout the state since 1909 with the regional competition held at Southeastern for … Continue reading Home to the Largest Regional Literary Rally in the State

Scholarship Endowment Creates a Big Impact for Accounting Students

The Society of Louisiana Certified Public Accountants’ (LCPA) Northshore Chapter recently reached the milestone $100,000 level in its scholarship endowment, creating a legacy that will have a significant impact on future accounting students. Bryan Ehricht, CPA, a current LCPA Member At-Large and past Northshore Chapter President, explained how the endowment was established. “Several years ago, our chapter decided we needed to ‘make a difference’ in … Continue reading Scholarship Endowment Creates a Big Impact for Accounting Students

Lions of Tanzania: How Two Alumni Are Providing Unforgettable Experiences for Adventurers While Enriching Tanzania

  African safaris have sparked the imagination and adventurous spirit of people around the world for generations. While popular culture media portrayals have often focused on the wealthy elite from bygone eras, clad in colonial-style outfits and standing proudly with their trophies, safaris have greatly evolved over the last few decades, yielding broader accessibility and a more beneficial impact on the local communities. Two Southeastern … Continue reading Lions of Tanzania: How Two Alumni Are Providing Unforgettable Experiences for Adventurers While Enriching Tanzania

Saving Our Swamp

Southeastern is no stranger to the marsh in the Lake Maurepas and Pass Manchac areas. In fact, the biology department has conducted many projects over the last few decades to study the decline of the area. The problem was brought to light several years ago through the research of scientists, including Southeastern Professor of Biological Sciences Gary Shaffer. Shaffer has been studying Louisiana wetlands for … Continue reading Saving Our Swamp

Creepy Crawly Science: Department of Biological Sciences at the Cutting Edge of Uncovering Ants and Saving Salamanders

When you think of cute and cuddly critters, leafcutter ants and three-toed amphiuma are probably not the first creatures that come to mind. But members of the Southeastern Department of Biological Sciences have developed a true love for learning more about these little guys, as evidenced by their recently published research. Thanks to their highly-acclaimed, impactful work, we now know more about the extent to … Continue reading Creepy Crawly Science: Department of Biological Sciences at the Cutting Edge of Uncovering Ants and Saving Salamanders

Southeastern Athletics: Building a Holistic Experience

Over the course of the past five years, Southeastern’s Department of Athletics has experienced success across the board. When current Athletics Director Jay Artigues was named to the position, he hoped to chart a path toward a very strong future. Almost immediately, with input from the department’s head coaches, a fresh mission statement was crafted that embodied the new vision for athletics at Southeastern: Committed … Continue reading Southeastern Athletics: Building a Holistic Experience

New Residence Halls First in the Nation with Geothermal Energy, and a Monumental Step in Making Southeastern More Green

Southeastern’s newest student housing is one of the university’s latest and largest sustainability initiatives garnering national attention, and yet it is also only one part of a grand plan to create a more eco-friendly campus. For over 500 Southeastern students, the 2018-2019 school year began by moving in to one of the two new, state-of-the-art residence halls. Ascension Hall and Twelve Oaks Hall, located adjacent … Continue reading New Residence Halls First in the Nation with Geothermal Energy, and a Monumental Step in Making Southeastern More Green

Professional Sales Education: Growing and Earning Accolades

With an eye to the dynamic nature of business today, Southeastern’s new marketing concentration in professional sales provides real-world experiences in what many executives call the single most important function in any business—sales. According to statistics produced by the Sales Education Foundation, sales as a discipline plays an important role in both the economy and the professional lives of today’s college graduates. A recent Harvard … Continue reading Professional Sales Education: Growing and Earning Accolades

Contemporary Art Gallery

Louisiana is a state rich with culture. A state that does not simply embrace the arts at its surface, but is deeply intertwined with them in its soul. While the first thoughts of many may jump to iconic locales such as New Orleans, with its distinct architecture and multitude of galleries and museums, the deep-seated, vibrant arts culture of Louisiana’s Northshore region is one that … Continue reading Contemporary Art Gallery