Increasing Our Understanding of Bats and Their Impact

Bats comprise 20 percent of Earth’s mammal population. As the second most populous species of mammals in the world, they have a profound impact on ecosystems across the globe—including the humans that are a part of them. Yet despite their prevalence, there is still much left to uncover about these fascinating winged little creatures. By tracking them through an innovative system on the International Space … Continue reading Increasing Our Understanding of Bats and Their Impact

Innovators in Sustainability

Southeastern’s Sustainability Center has been awarded the Innovation Champion Award by the Louisiana Chapter of U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). The university received the award for its innovative hybrid geothermal residence halls. The two new state-of-the-art residence halls, Ascension and Twelve Oaks, are cooling and heating using energy from the ground. Sustainability Manager Alejandro Martinez explained that with this type of system, pumps move heat … Continue reading Innovators in Sustainability

Online Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Among the Top in the Nation

Southeastern’s online doctor of nursing practice program has earned recognition as one of the top 50 programs in the nation by Healthcare-Management-Degree.net. Southeastern was recognized for its online DNP for post-masters applicants and BSN-DNP applicants and was the only university in Louisiana to make the list, ranking higher than schools such as Baylor University, Duke University, and Florida State University. Southeastern earned its ranking based … Continue reading Online Doctor of Nursing Practice Program Among the Top in the Nation

Southeastern Publication Wins National Award

The Southeastern Foundation’s 2017 / 2018 Annual Impact Report, created by the Division of University Advancement’s Office of University Marketing & Communications, was recently honored with a Merit Award in the 34th Annual Educational Advertising Awards. The Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Ed Marketing’s Higher Education Annual Report, is a national competition that recognizes the best in the field of educational marketing and advertising. … Continue reading Southeastern Publication Wins National Award

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