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

Pathway to the World’s Stage

Southeastern prides itself on inspiring its students and community to dream big. Recently, students have been making headlines nationally and internationally by performing and following their dreams. Each one has a unique story and something special that inspires them, whether it be a childhood dream, a past teacher, or the feeling you get knowing you’re doing what you love. Here are a few that have … Continue reading Pathway to the World’s Stage

The Scotch House

Alumnus and owner of Bracy’s Nursery Randy Bracy has turned his passion for Scotch into a gallery of liquid treasure. Many people collect things. It’s a part of human nature—that sentimental desire to create an assortment of objects that are loved. Whether it’s stamps, dolls, vinyl records, or even Pokémon cards, most people have started a collection of some sort. But a few have turned … Continue reading The Scotch House

Alumni of the Year

The true measure of a university’s greatness can be found in the achievements of its alumni, and Southeastern is certainly known to develop leaders across all fields. To celebrate this and honor some of our outstanding graduates, the Alumni Association established its awards program in 1969, which has since become a Southeastern tradition. Honored at our annual Alumni Awards Evening on Oct. 6, 2022, as … Continue reading Alumni of the Year

70 Years of Southeastern Sports

Throughout most of Southeastern’s 97-year history, intercollegiate athletics have played a prominent role in campus life. Now, the athletes, coaches, administrators, fans and all others who have an interest in what sportshas meant to the University have a thorough accounting of much of that history with the publication of 70 Years: Southeastern Lions Athletic History by Larry Hymel. Hymel’s book is the first full accounting … Continue reading 70 Years of Southeastern Sports

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Alumni Center Refresh

After an extensive renovation, the Alumni Center is now reopened and ready to welcome back alumni and all members of our Southeastern community. The Alumni Center has been a respected landmark on Southeastern’s campus since it was erected in 1994. Proudly overlooking the main campus from West University Avenue, the 12,700-square-foot building serves as a hub for returning alumni, touring visitors, and the Hammond community. … Continue reading Alumni Center Refresh

More Campus Enhancements Coming Soon

During the 2022 Legislative Session, Southeastern received approval for significant incremental capital outlay funding to enhance current building projects and start planning on a brand new project. Partial support for these projects is also being provided by donors and the Southeastern Foundation. The D Vickers Hall renovation, an ongoing project to update and upgrade one of campus’ main classroom buildings, received added funds. The funds … Continue reading More Campus Enhancements Coming Soon

New Southeastern License Plate

A new vanity license plate featuring Southeastern’s spirit graphic and bold, updated colors is now available. Following the release of the University’s new logos last year and reimagined branding this fall, the Southeastern license plate’s rejuvenated look provides an enhanced way for members of the Southeastern community to show off their Lion Pride, whether on campus or afar. The plate, designed by Southeastern’s Office of … Continue reading New Southeastern License Plate

First College of Education Pinning Ceremony

The College of Education started a new tradition by hosting its first-ever pinning ceremony. Held July 25, the event celebrated 43 teacher candidates entering their final semester of year-long residency placements. The pinning ceremony is vital to continue prioritizing the principles of the teaching profession, while simultaneously elevating it. Two Southeastern alumnae and previous Resident Student Teachers of the Year, Makenzie Plaisance and Robin Henderson, … Continue reading First College of Education Pinning Ceremony