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

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

Nursing School of the Year for Advanced Practice

The Southeastern Doctor of Nursing Practice Program has been recognized by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation as the Nursing School of the Year in Advanced Practice. The award recognizes a school of nursing offering formal education for registered nurses seeking a graduate degree for advanced clinical practice roles, as well as nursing administration, nursing education, and research. This is the second time Southeastern has been recognized … Continue reading Nursing School of the Year for Advanced Practice

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

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

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

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