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

Teacher Prep Programs Named Among the Best in the Nation

Southeastern’s undergraduate and graduate elementary teacher preparation programs have been named among the top in the country by the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ), a nonpartisan, not-for-profit research and policy organization, for strong training in classroom management strategies and high-quality clinical practice experiences. NCTQ recently released its 2020 Teacher Prep Review: Clinical Practice and Classroom Management, which finds encouraging progress in teacher preparation programs’ … Continue reading Teacher Prep Programs Named Among the Best in the Nation

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

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.

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