President’s Medal of Excellence

Each year, Southeastern President John L. Crain bestows the University’s most prestigious honor, the President’s Award for Excellence, to faculty and staff excelling in the areas of research, teaching, faculty service, and staff service. Meet our 2020 recipients: Brian Crother, Margaret Gonzalez-Perez, Gerlinde Beckers, and Paulette Poche. Brian CrotherPresident’s Excellence Award in ResearchFor this year’s recipient of the President’s Award for Excellence in Research, winning … Continue reading President’s Medal of Excellence

Out and About: Darnell Butler Jr.

Darnell Butler Jr.Senior // Business ManagementHometown // New Orleans, LA How Southeastern changed meSoutheastern has overall made me a better individual. Throughout my time here, I have had so many unbelievable experiences. Being involved at Southeastern has allowed me to develop many leadership skills, become more personable, and it has given me the ability to be an influence on those who come after me. Favorite … Continue reading Out and About: Darnell Butler Jr.

In Memoriam: Cameron Boyd Barr

Cameron Boyd “CB” Barr (class of ’70 and ’71) was a strong supporter of and friend to Southeastern, from his days as a student on campus until his passing on December 9, 2020, at the age of 73. Cameron earned both a bachelor’s and master’s degree from Southeastern, where he was a member of the Sigma Tau Gamma fraternity, as well as a master’s degree … Continue reading In Memoriam: Cameron Boyd Barr

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

Giving Back

You Are Responsible for Record-Setting Kindness Southeastern Louisiana University Foundation’s motto is “Building a Legacy of Student Success.” This is more than an expression; it’s a way of life. Each year the University’s Division of University Advancement and the Foundation facilitate events, engage with donors and supporters, conduct fundraising efforts, grow relationships with regional businesses, and work to aid the University in its focus on … Continue reading Giving Back