Forged in Family

While some students start their college journey wondering what their purpose in life will be, others have it all figured out, with a stop at university as just part of the game plan. But even then, life can be full of surprises. While a freshman at Southeastern in the College of Science and Technology, industrial technology major Cade Jenkins earned the title of Champion on … Continue reading Forged in Family

Creating a Solution

Southeastern Professor of Organic Chemistry Jean Fotie is trying to make the world a better place by reducing carbon dioxide emissions and recycling the CO2, while also providing unparalleled student research opportunities in the process. That task became easier when he received a $265,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The purpose of the grant is to develop greener and sustainable catalytic methods for thereductive … Continue reading Creating a Solution

Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

A group of Southeastern faculty and staff are helping commemorate 100 years of women’s suffrage in the U.S. through a multidisciplinary, multifaceted approach—and sharing it with people across the region. On August 18, 1920, the 19th Amendment to the Constitution was ratified, securing for all American women one of the most fundamental rights of citizenship: the right to vote. With the U.S. movement for women’s … Continue reading Commemorating 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

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Two Online Nursing Programs Ranked #1 in the U.S.

Two Southeastern online nursing programs have earned recognition as the top programs in the nation by, an online resource for prospective students interested in the nurse practitioner (NP) field. Southeastern was recognized for its online MS in Nursing – Family Nurse Practitioner and online Post-Master’s Certificate – Family Nurse Practitioner programs. According to the website, only those programs deemed affordable were recognized, meaning that … Continue reading Two Online Nursing Programs Ranked #1 in the U.S.

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Researching the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic

As COVID-19 spread around the globe, Associate Professor of Sociology Dr. Marc Settembrino worked to develop international research agendas to study the intersections of COVID-19, homelessness, and capitalism. Settembrino served as the co-lead of the Homelessness, Housing Precarity & COVID-19 working group and as a member of the Social Science Extreme Events Research (SSEER) network, supported by the National Science Foundation; the CONVERGE facility at … Continue reading Researching the Effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic

KSLU Named Best College Radio Station

Southeastern’s KSLU took home top honors in the Best College Radio Station and Radio News Reporting categories at this year’s Southeast Journalism Conference competition. KSLU sportscaster and Half Time Adjustments host Adam Cortez of El Paso, Texas, represented KSLU during the on-site competition, placing first in Radio News Reporting. A junior communication major and Southeastern track athlete, Cortez took home first place honors for his … Continue reading KSLU Named Best College Radio Station

UL System Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year

Award-winning novelist and Southeastern Assistant Professor of Creative Writing David Armand has been named the University of Louisiana (UL) System’s Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year. “The Universities of Louisiana Outstanding Faculty Award is intended to recognize faculty with a commitment to higher education from within the University of Louisiana System. This award recognizes superior accomplishments in teaching, research, and public service,” said UL System … Continue reading UL System Outstanding Faculty Member of the Year

Ranked a Tier 1 Institution for Career Planning

Southeastern has been listed as a Tier 1 institution for career planning by Educate to Career (ETC), a non-profit organization that serves as a resource for educational attainment; outcomes-based personalized college and career planning; and related financial planning, data, and programs in the U.S. Southeastern was selected as one of the Best Colleges for Career Planning Curriculum. Schools chosen as Tier 1 institutions had to … Continue reading Ranked a Tier 1 Institution for Career Planning

Overcoming Obstacles & Achieving Success During COVID-19

In early March our daily lives and routines began to change in unexpected and unprecedented ways, with each sunrise seemingly ushering in new questions and lingering uncertainties—and one more day of this difficult period in history. But for Southeastern and its people, the best way to overcome a challenge is through fierce determination, creativity and innovation, and working together towards a common purpose. Instead of … Continue reading Overcoming Obstacles & Achieving Success During COVID-19

Alumni Spotlight: Jonte Lee

Alumni across the region, country, and world have been drawing on their own unique skills and passions throughout the COVID-19 pandemic to not only overcome challenges, but to also make a positive difference. Class of 2003 alum Jonte Lee is one of these many impactful members of our Lion Pride. Lee has achieved a successful career focused around helping others receive quality educations and brighter … Continue reading Alumni Spotlight: Jonte Lee