Lowest Student Debt in the State

Southeastern students have the least student loan debt out of all the universities in the state, according to statistics recently released by LendEDU. The average debt per borrower for Southeastern’s graduating class of 2017 was ranked number 1 in Louisiana for least debt and number 46 among public colleges nationwide. In Louisiana, the average debt per student borrower is $26,808, the 19th lowest in the … Continue reading Lowest Student Debt in the State

Pitch Perfect: Southeastern Vocalists Win Awards at Louisiana Competition

Ten Southeastern vocal performance students and one alumnus placed at the Louisiana Chapter of the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition held recently at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches. Four of these participants took home first place awards. Sara Cage of Baton Rouge was the first student in Southeastern history to receive three first place awards at the competition: in the senior women’s … Continue reading Pitch Perfect: Southeastern Vocalists Win Awards at Louisiana Competition

Forging New Opportunities at Career Fair

During their time at Southeastern, students meet lifelong friends, learn to become independent, deepen their knowledge of the world around them, gain inspiration from new ideas, and decide on the path they would like to follow. When students and alumni are ready to begin moving forward on their chosen path, or simply see where other roads could lead, Southeastern’s Career Fair is the answer. On … Continue reading Forging New Opportunities at Career Fair

Supply Chain Management Program Among Top in the Nation

Study.com, a website that helps students research potential schools, degrees, and careers, named Southeastern to their list of the top 23 schools for supply chain management in the country. According to Study.com, the schools were selected based on unique features that give students an edge in the job market. The listed colleges and universities offer real-life training, simulations of actual supply chains, or hands-on projects, … Continue reading Supply Chain Management Program Among Top in the Nation

Excellence in Theatre: Southeastern Theatre Students Receive Incomparable Opportunities after Winning Kennedy Center Awards

Above image by Rande Archer After competing at last year’s Region 6 Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival (KCACTF), two Southeastern students, Miranda Miller and Matt Doyle, earned the opportunity to study with some of the best in their field. Fourteen Southeastern students traveled with three faculty members to Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas, to compete in a variety of categories including performance, … Continue reading Excellence in Theatre: Southeastern Theatre Students Receive Incomparable Opportunities after Winning Kennedy Center Awards

Going Places

Thousands of energetic and talented young adults graduate from Southeastern every year, excited to launch their careers and hit the ground running. Most of them settle in our region to have a life-long impact. Not only do these graduates bring fresh skills and cutting edge training to the workforce, but they also fill a need for our region’s and state’s workforce demands. In today’s economy, … Continue reading Going Places

Alumni Giving Back: Time, Talent, & Networking

As students, we are all a part of the Southeastern family. We feel it, we know it. We’ve made friends, attended games, bonded with professors, been involved, and been a part of something larger than ourselves. As we graduate and move into careers, new geographic locations, family life, and other major life changes, our focus tends to look forward, not back. The time spent at … Continue reading Alumni Giving Back: Time, Talent, & Networking

A New Era for the Driver’s License

Southeastern Alumni Develop the Nation’s First Legal Digital Driver’s License The driver’s license has been an indispensable part of many Americans’ lives for decades. But while its components have evolved over time and between states, at its core it has essentially remained the same—a physical piece of identification. Now, well over 100 years after the first personal driver’s license was issued on a simple, small … Continue reading A New Era for the Driver’s License

Leading the Way in Aphasia Research

Southeastern Louisiana University Professor of Health and Human Sciences and Scholar in Residence Nina Simmons-Mackie was honored recently as the first American to receive the Robin Tavistock Award from the Tavistock Trust for Aphasia (TTA) in Britain. The award is named after the 14th Duke of Bedford who founded the TTA after suffering a brain hemorrhage in 1988 that left him with aphasia, a complex … Continue reading Leading the Way in Aphasia Research

Health Education and Promotion Program Named First in the State

Southeastern’s Health Education and Promotion Program has been ranked as the best program in the state by universities.com. Each school’s ranking is based on a compilation of data from government sources, student surveys, college graduate interviews, and editorial reviews. The purpose of the Health Education and Promotion program is to prepare students to work in the field of public health. Students in the program have … Continue reading Health Education and Promotion Program Named First in the State