Reimagining the Southeastern Brand

Since 1925, Southeastern has continuously evolved as a strong academic institution while simultaneously stayingcommitted to its two main pillars of excellence and caring. As we now look forward to celebrating our first 100years, Southeastern is reimagining a unified brand that resonates with all audiences. Globally and across the nation, higher education has become increasingly competitive, and students have more and more choices. Southeastern understands how … Continue reading Reimagining the Southeastern Brand

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A Patent for Innovation

Southeastern has been awarded a U.S. patent for a new compound—with potential applications that could impact both the medical and industrial worlds. Southeastern recently received its second U.S. patent in its 97-year history. The patent was awarded to Southeastern in conjunction with Fort Hays State University, located in Hays, Kan., for use of pnictogenium compounds in carbon-carbon bond formation. A pnictogen is any of the … Continue reading A Patent for Innovation

First Louisiana University Selected for Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate

Southeastern was admitted as a member institution to the Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate (CPED)—a consortium of over 125 institutions around the world focused on transforming the advanced preparation of educational professionals to lead through scholarly practice for the improvement of individuals and communities. Southeastern is the first university in Louisiana to be selected for membership in this prestigious organization. The doctor of education … Continue reading First Louisiana University Selected for Carnegie Project on the Education Doctorate

Southeastern Channel Awarded Best in the Nation

The Southeastern Channel has once again been recognized as best in the nation by College Broadcasters, Inc. The channel was honored at CBI’s National Student Production Awards with first place in the nation for Best Video Newscast for its Nov. 11, 2020, episode of the student newscast, Northshore News. It marks the 11th time that the Southeastern Channel has won first place in the nation … Continue reading Southeastern Channel Awarded Best in the Nation

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