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SU honors dean and distinguished physics professor receives major scholarship and mentoring grant

For the third year, Diola Bagayoko, dean of the Dolores Margaret Richard Spikes Honors College and distinguished professor of physics, has received a grant of more than $250,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF), through the Louisiana Board of Regents.  

TMCF provides full experience for SU students

During the last week in October, a group of scholars from Southern University Baton Rouge attended the 2017 Leadership Institute in Washington, D.C. The event is described as a power-packed four-day conference that prepares carefully selected students from the 47 publicly supported Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to compete in today‚Äôs very competitive global workforce. 

SU Nursing Professor receives highest international honor as a 2017 New Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing

Sandra Chaisson Brown, professor, College of Nursing and Allied Health, was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. The induction was held in at the Marriott Marquis hotel in Washington, DC, October 7, 2017, in conjunction with the 2017 Transforming Health, Driving Policy Conference. 

SU professor a contributor to the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physics

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2017 to Rainer Weiss (LIGO/Virgo Collaboration), Barry C. Barish (LIGO/Virgo Collaboration), and Kip S. Thorne (LIGO/Virgo Collaboration), "for decisive contributions to the LIGO detector and the observation of gravitational waves." 

SU fall enrollment sees jumps in key areas

Student population is expanding at Southern University Baton Rouge. In particular, for the first time in several years, the University experienced significant growth in important sectors this fall.