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Spring graduates receive advice on life’s ‘marathon’ from ‘Queen Sugar’ actor Omar J. Dorsey
May 10, 2019
After turning their respective tassels, nearly 600 graduates walked across the coveted stage in the F.G. Clark Activity Center to receive their degrees.
Summer Camp registration is now open
May 09, 2019
Southern University offers a variety of academic, arts, and athletic summer camps for children of all ages. Registration is now. Camps start on June 3.
Louisiana historically black universities host inaugural 'HBCU Day at the Capitol'
April 26, 2019
The Southern University System's five campuses, along with Dillard University, Grambling State University, Xavier University and the HBCU Advisory Council, came together to host "HBCU Day at the Capitol" on Wednesday.
Southern University wins Home Depot $50,000 campus improvement grant
April 23, 2019
Southern University has been awarded a $50,000 campus improvement grant through The Home Depot: Retool Your School Grant Program. This program awards historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) grants to make sustainable improvements to their campuses.
'Queen Sugar' actor Omar J. Dorsey to deliver spring commencement address
April 17, 2019
Acclaimed actor Omar J. Dorsey will deliver the spring commencement address at Southern University Baton Rouge on Friday, May 10.
McGuire named 'James Ruth Smith Professor Emeritus' by SUS Board of Supervisors
April 12, 2019
During its March meeting, the Southern University System Board of Supervisors approved longtime Southern University Baton Rouge physics professor Stephen C. McGuire as the James Ruth Smith Professor Emeritus.
Vote for SU to win Retool You School campus improvement grant
March 12, 2019
Southern University is in the running to win a Home Depot: Retool Your School campus improvement grant. Vote everyday until April 14. Also, use the hashtags #SouthernU_RYS19 and #SUS_RYS19 in your social media posts.
DOTD secretary, alum to speak at annual MLK Unity event
January 17, 2019
Southern University, in partnership with Louisiana State University and Baton Rouge Community College, will host the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity commemoration Thursday, Jan. 24 from 5 -7 p.m. at the Smith–Brown Union Cotillion Ballroom on the campus of Southern University. Shawn Wilson, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development secretary, will serve as the keynote speaker.
Southern University System Board Installs New Chair, Members
January 11, 2019
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors today convened for its first meeting of the new year at Southern University Baton Rouge. Atty. Domoine D. Rutledge and the Rev. Samuel C. Tolbert Jr. were installed as the new chair and vice chair, respectively.

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