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

The Legacy of Strawberry Stadium

The current home of Southeastern men’s football, as well as women’s soccer, Strawberry Stadium has a rich 83-year history. Throughout the decades, it has stood as a solid testament to both the fierceness of true Lion Spirit and our ever-changing world. Generation after generation have battled for victory on its turf, cheered on their schoolwith pride or reconnected with Southeastern and fellow classmates in its … Continue reading The Legacy of Strawberry Stadium

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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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

New Professorship and Endowed First Generation Scholarship Established

This fall we celebrate the establishment of two Board of Regents matched funds: the Edgar R. Smith, III Endowed Professorship in Business and the Peggy Jacob–First Presbyterian Church of Ponchatoula First Generation Scholarship. Smitty’s Supply Inc., one of the largest manufacturers and distributors of lubricants and greases in the world, established the professorship as part of a significant gift benefiting four specific areas of the … Continue reading New Professorship and Endowed First Generation Scholarship Established

Genevieve May: Alumna of the Year

Genevieve May, a public safety executive and retired U.S. Marshal, has been selected as the Southeastern Alumni Association 2020 Alumna of the Year. A longtime trooper who served as deputy superintendent with the Louisiana State Police’s Bureau of Investigations, May was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as the U.S. Marshal for Louisiana’s eastern district. May rose through the ranks to lieutenant colonel and … Continue reading Genevieve May: Alumna of the Year

Jonathan Wong: Young Alumnus of the Year

Area businessman Jonathan Wong has been named Southeastern’s 2020 young alumnus of the year. Wong graduated from Southeastern in 2003 with a bachelor’s degree in international business. He is cofounder and team leader of Cate Street Seafood Station in Hammond and The Boston Restaurant in Amite. “We are pleased to honor Jonathan Wong as our Young Alumnus of the Year,” said Southeastern Alumni Board President … Continue reading Jonathan Wong: Young Alumnus of the Year