Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College

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Southern University and A&M College

►Southern's School of Nursing was named Nursing School of the Year in 2012 by the Louisiana State Nurses Association and the Louisiana Nurses Foundation. It is the second time in the past three years that the school has been awarded the designation. The teaching staff is among the most recognized professionals in their fields of study. The School of Nursing is among the top 10 producers of African-American nurses in the nation.

►Graduates of the College of Engineering play significant, creative and administrative roles at companies such as IBM, ExxonMobil, Entergy, Caterpillar Corp., Raytheon, Dow Chemical, Chevron and others.

►The College of Engineering is among the top 10 producers of African-American students who receive undergraduate degrees in engineering.

►Graduates of our College of Business are working at most of the top 40 corporations in the world.

►SU scientists have conducted research that has become useful applications in the study of outer space, the preservation of food, protection of trees, soil and water, along with high-speed information networks.

►Ten Southern graduates have earned the rank of General in the U.S. Army.

►A majority of principals named to lead Recovery School District schools in Baton Rouge are graduates of Southern's College of Education.

Ø  Chancellor James L. Llorens was a part of a roundtable discussion in Washington, D.C. focusing on issues that impact African- Americans who own small business or who are interested in becoming entrepreneurs.


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