To Infinity and Beyond

Launching into Real-World-Ready Education Southeastern physics and engineering technology students are blasting into unique real-world-ready experiences thanks to a couple of grants totaling almost $16,000 from LaSPACE—(the Louisiana Space Grant Consortium), LaACES (Louisiana Aerospace Catalyst Experiences for Students), and Senior Design Programs. Dubbed ROOMIE-4 (Remote Observer Of Many Interesting Events), the first year-long project is a simulated NASA mission taken on by two student teams—one … Continue reading To Infinity and Beyond

Addy Award Winner

Southeastern’s Office of University Marketing and Communication’s Assistant Director of Creative Michael Trahan recently won Silver in the American Advertising Federation (AAF), Baton Rouge’s American Advertising Awards. It then went on to achieve Silver in AAF’s District 7 (“South” states) competition, earning an entry to compete in this year’s national awards. These wins demonstrate not only excellence in design and marketing, but also the ability … Continue reading Addy Award Winner

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

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

Generating World-Class Research and Student Learning Opportunities Through $1,125,000 National Science Foundation Grant

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a Southeastern biologist and specialist in evolution, computational biology, and phylogenetics a grant of $1,125,000. Phylogenetics is the study of evolutionary relationships among biological entities—often species, individuals, or genes. Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences April Wright received the five-year grant to integrate information from the fossil record with data collected from living species to infer phylogenetic relationships. The … Continue reading Generating World-Class Research and Student Learning Opportunities Through $1,125,000 National Science Foundation Grant

Featuring a New App for Southeastern Connect

The Southeastern Alumni Association has officially launched an app for its Southeastern Connect platform, a network that helps members connect, give back, explore career opportunities, and get ahead. Southeastern Connect is an online community that allows our alumni to connect with each other and offer or find mentorships, internships, and jobs. Alumni register on the site, set up a profile, and can indicate that they … Continue reading Featuring a New App for Southeastern Connect

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

TikTok Cop

SOUTHEASTERN UPD HAS FOUND A NEW WAY TO ENGAGE THE COMMUNITY AND MEET STUDENTS WHERE THEY ARE—AND IT’S GOING VIRAL. Community policing is a challenge for every police department across the United States. This is no different for campus police departments. They deal with the same challenges as every police department in the country when trying to connect to the community. Southeastern, through the work … Continue reading TikTok Cop

Nursing Programs Named Top in the State

Two Southeastern nursing programs have been recognized by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation with the Nightingale Award as the Nursing School of the Year—the master’s degree in nursing, which is offered in a consortium with three other state institutions, and the undergraduate program in nursing. The awards recognize the achievements of both nursing programs’ students and faculty. This is the third time Southeastern has been recognized … Continue reading Nursing Programs Named Top in the State