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SU receives BOR INNOVATION Grant to develop OER-Based online program
July 10, 2017
Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) has been awarded a Louisiana Board of Regents (BOR) eLearning Innovation Grant for a project entitled, “Enabling Educational Quality and College Affordability through a System-Wide Implementation of Zero-Textbook-Cost Courses and Degrees.”
SU System collects nine HBCU award nominations for second year in a row
June 19, 2017
The Southern University System has nominations in eight categories for the 2017 HBCU Awards. HBCU Digest, Friday, June 16, announced the finalists in 28 categories for the seventh installment of the national award ceremony that acknowledges and celebrates achievements at historically black colleges and universities throughout the United States.
SU College of Business set to host 4th Annual Economic Development Conference
May 31, 2017
The Southern University College of Business is hosting its Fourth Economic Development Administration (EDA) University Center Annual Conference entitled “Advancing Economic and Entrepreneurial Development in disaster Recovery: the Role of Talent, Innovation and Place in Building Community Resiliency.” The conference will be held June 15-17 at the College of Business’ T.T. Allain Hall, Room 313 on Southern University’s campus. The registration cost is $25.
SU System to co-host 1st HBCU Summit for affordable online learning
March 13, 2017
Southern University and A&M College System is set to co-host with California State University and MERLOT, the HBCU Affordable Learning Summit at the Online Learning Consortium Innovate Conference, April 5-7, 2017, in New Orleans at the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel.
SU vice provost represents SUBR LIGO Project at NSF Hill event
February 13, 2017
Luria Young, vice provost for academic affairs, particpated in a National Science Foundation (NSF) event on Capitol Hill, “The Arc of Science: Research to Results,” along with Joseph Giaime, head of Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Livingston, and two SU graduates and docents.
SU nursing professor receives national lifetime achievement award
January 19, 2017
Wanda Spurlock, professor, School of Nursing and Allied Health, Southern University Baton Rouge, received the National Black Nurses Association’s (NBNA) Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was presented to Spurlock by NBNA Acadiana Chapter, Saturday, January 14, 2017, in conjunction with the organization’s President’s Scholarship Gala held at the Ramada Inn Convention Center in Lafayette.
Trumpet Awards founder and trailblazing broadcasting executive to SU fall grads: ‘Better get on the ball’
December 16, 2016
Magna cum laude graduate Laura Syori, from Gitega, Burundi, was chief student marshal
SU to hold Fall 2016 Commencement Ceremony, Dec. 16
December 06, 2016
Civil rights leader and pioneering broadcasting executive Xernona Clayton to deliver commencement address Student-athlete and Burundi native is chief student marshal
SU Fall 2016 top grad encouraged by parents on journey to SU, and to her dreams
December 06, 2016
The top graduate for Southern University’s Fall 2016 Commencement, Laura Syori, was born in Gitega, Burundi, a small country in East Africa about the size of Maryland. Syori, who is graduating magna cum laude, with a bachelor of science in biology from