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SUPD Chief Johnson named HBCU Regional Director of the Year
August 05, 2019
For the second time in three years, Southern University Police Chief Joycelyn Johnson has been recognized a Regional Director of the Year by HBCU Campus Law Enforcement Executives and Administrators Inc.
Nearly 140 graduate in summer ceremony
August 02, 2019
After taking a momentous walk across the stage, nearly 140 graduates entered a new chapter in their lives during the summer commencement ceremonies at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
McMeans appointed as new Ag Center chancellor-dean
July 22, 2019
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors today accepted the recommendation of Southern University System President-Chancellor Ray Belton to appoint Orlando F. McMeans as chancellor-dean of the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center and the College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences at Southern University Baton Rouge.
Southern alum and professor recounts working on Apollo 11 mission
July 18, 2019
Growing up picking cotton in St. Joseph, Louisiana, Morgan Watson never in his wildest dreams envisioned that he, along with six other men, would become the first black engineers at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or NASA, and participate in sending the first man to the moon.
Summer Commencement to be held Aug. 2
July 18, 2019
As summer comes to a close, over 100 students will be taking their final walk across the stage at Southern University’s Summer 2019 commencement ceremony scheduled for Friday, Aug. 2 at 10 a.m. at the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
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Brown appointed dean of College of Nursing and Allied Health
July 03, 2019
At its June meeting in New Orleans, the Southern University System Board of Supervisors approved the appointment of Sandra Brown as dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health at Southern University Baton Rouge.
Southern University set to host community health event on July 17
June 20, 2019
Continuing community partnerships and involvement, Southern University will host a  #WellnessWednesday community health event in partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and the All of Us Research Program on Wednesday, July 17.
Southern Bound New Student Orientation starts July 8
June 20, 2019
The Bluff is ready to welcome our new Jaguars at the Southern Bound New Student Orientation starting on July 8. Orientation is designed to welcome new students, parents and families to the Southern University community. Visit our orientation website for more details.
Southern University students chosen for White House HBCU initiative
June 17, 2019
Recently, five Southern University Baton Rouge students were chosen as 2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars through the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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