Southeastern Nursing Awarded a $2.4 Million Workforce Grant

Southeastern has received a $2.45 million Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities (WORC) grant from the U.S. Department of Labor. Awarded to the College of Nursing and Health Sciences’ Rural Nurses Career Advancement Program, in coordination with the Delta Regional Authority, the grant is part of an investment to expand the impact of workforce development efforts across the Mississippi River Delta. “Nurse shortages are devastating to … Continue reading Southeastern Nursing Awarded a $2.4 Million Workforce Grant

Southeastern Foundation Welcomes New Board of Directors

The Southeastern Foundation appointed its 2019-2020 Board of Directors this past fall. “Our board is a group of committed professionals who understand the value of Southeastern both to its students and the region,” said Vice President for University Advancement Wendy Lauderdale. “They work hard to provide guidance for the Foundation in support of the University.” Dawn Cantrell of Baton Rouge, a 1984 marketing graduate, chairs … Continue reading Southeastern Foundation Welcomes New Board of Directors

Southeastern Publication Wins National Award

The Southeastern Foundation’s 2017 / 2018 Annual Impact Report, created by the Division of University Advancement’s Office of University Marketing & Communications, was recently honored with a Merit Award in the 34th Annual Educational Advertising Awards. The Educational Advertising Awards, sponsored by Higher Ed Marketing’s Higher Education Annual Report, is a national competition that recognizes the best in the field of educational marketing and advertising. … Continue reading Southeastern Publication Wins National Award

Making an Impact on Healthier Lifestyles Through Research and an Innovative New Program

Louisiana is a state known for many great things—amazing food being one of them. Unfortunately, a prevalence of sedentary lifestyles is another. This inactivity can lead to significant consequences. Through studying the effects of activity on children while working with and encouraging local youth, Southeastern researchers are striving to help create a healthier way of life for everyone. In United Health Foundation’s widely-publicized 2018 report, … Continue reading Making an Impact on Healthier Lifestyles Through Research and an Innovative New Program

Alissa Dickey and Zocalisa Fine Chocolates

Assistant Professor of Health Systems Management Alissa Dickey utilizes her decades of managed care experience, coupled with a caring, supportive attitude, to help Southeastern students excel in both their courses and the real world. But her current accomplishments don’t end there. Alissa, along with her husband of 31 years Jeff Dickey, owns and operates Zocalisa Fine Chocolates. Founded by the couple in 2014, Zocalisa sells … Continue reading Alissa Dickey and Zocalisa Fine Chocolates