Southern taking student recruitment effort on the road in May

Southern University is taking its student recruitment effort on the road during the month of May, beginning with a stop May 1 at Rose of Sharon Baptist Church in Alexandria.

Representatives from the Baton Rouge campus will talk with high school seniors and their parents about scholarships, financial aid, housing, registering requirements and courses of study. High-ranking SUBR officials will also be involved in the recruitment event

Rose of Sharon, pastored by the Rev. Larry Smith, is located at 1401 Martin Luther King Drive. The event begins at 6 p.m.