Lions of Tanzania: How Two Alumni Are Providing Unforgettable Experiences for Adventurers While Enriching Tanzania

  African safaris have sparked the imagination and adventurous spirit of people around the world for generations. While popular culture media portrayals have often focused on the wealthy elite from bygone eras, clad in colonial-style outfits and standing proudly with their trophies, safaris have greatly evolved over the last few decades, yielding broader accessibility and a more beneficial impact on the local communities. Two Southeastern … Continue reading Lions of Tanzania: How Two Alumni Are Providing Unforgettable Experiences for Adventurers While Enriching Tanzania

Southeastern Athletics: Building a Holistic Experience

Over the course of the past five years, Southeastern’s Department of Athletics has experienced success across the board. When current Athletics Director Jay Artigues was named to the position, he hoped to chart a path toward a very strong future. Almost immediately, with input from the department’s head coaches, a fresh mission statement was crafted that embodied the new vision for athletics at Southeastern: Committed … Continue reading Southeastern Athletics: Building a Holistic Experience

New Residence Halls First in the Nation with Geothermal Energy, and a Monumental Step in Making Southeastern More Green

Southeastern’s newest student housing is one of the university’s latest and largest sustainability initiatives garnering national attention, and yet it is also only one part of a grand plan to create a more eco-friendly campus. For over 500 Southeastern students, the 2018-2019 school year began by moving in to one of the two new, state-of-the-art residence halls. Ascension Hall and Twelve Oaks Hall, located adjacent … Continue reading New Residence Halls First in the Nation with Geothermal Energy, and a Monumental Step in Making Southeastern More Green

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Contemporary Art Gallery

Louisiana is a state rich with culture. A state that does not simply embrace the arts at its surface, but is deeply intertwined with them in its soul. While the first thoughts of many may jump to iconic locales such as New Orleans, with its distinct architecture and multitude of galleries and museums, the deep-seated, vibrant arts culture of Louisiana’s Northshore region is one that … Continue reading Contemporary Art Gallery

What’s in a Name? Campus Street Names Changed to Better Depict Southeastern

Four campus street names were recently changed to better reflect Southeastern’s identity, geography, and sense of place. Texas Avenue has become Union Avenue, Tennessee Avenue is now Mane Street, Virginia Avenue has become Roomie Road, and Tornado Drive on North Campus has changed to Lion Lane. The new names came about at the urging of students after several first-time campus guests using computerized navigation expressed … Continue reading What’s in a Name? Campus Street Names Changed to Better Depict Southeastern

Going for the Gold: Golden Grads Reconnect with Their Days at Southeastern

On December 7 and 8, Southeastern’s Fall Commencement weekend, alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago returned to celebrate and reminisce with their alma mater and fellow golden grads. Nearly 90 alumni and guests enjoyed a luncheon at the Alumni Center on Friday, December 7, followed by a tour of the campus—allowing attendees to reflect on how much has changed over the years, as … Continue reading Going for the Gold: Golden Grads Reconnect with Their Days at Southeastern

The Past Found: Three Friends’ Discovery of a Long-Lost Family Relic

For Southeastern marketing professor Mike Budden, searching the earth for physical remnants of the past is a popular pastime—one that was chronicled by the Southeastern Magazine two years ago. Since then, Mike and his friends Dan Fontenot and Gary Guidry (Southeastern class of ’76) have come across an array of finds, both trash and historical treasures. But what they discovered in early 2017 truly took … Continue reading The Past Found: Three Friends’ Discovery of a Long-Lost Family Relic