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Southern University and Entergy announce $2 Million Engineering Education Initiative
September 10, 2018
Entergy has partnered with Southern University to further support their mutual commitment to developing engineering talent for the future. A $2 million grant to Southern University from Entergy and the Entergy Charitable Foundation will support classroom and lab infrastructure improvements, as well as curriculum and faculty professional development for the university’s engineering program
Jaguar Athletics kicks off Pete Richardson Classic with annual Extravaganza
September 09, 2018
Legendary R&B music group Midnight Starr headlines an exciting celebration as Southern University Athletics honors legendary head coach Pete Richardson at the second annual SU Football Kickoff Extravaganza on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
Southern University partners with Mayor, Baton Rouge institutions in launching Capital Area Promise initiative
September 06, 2018
Leaders of Baton Rouge’s four largest education institutions are launching a new initiative to create more college and career pathways for students in the city and surrounding communities. The “Capital Area Promise” will connect several existing programs from each institution for a more cohesive impact on the Greater Baton Rouge area.
Southern University students use summer break as a stepping stone to possible careers
August 24, 2018
Once summer break arrived, many students were flocking to jobs, and some headed home. There were students that left the classroom to enter the workforce through internships. Coco-Cola, Proctor and Gamble, and Paramount Studios, are just a few places where our students received real-world experience.
Jaguar Nation welcomes newest members to campus
August 15, 2018
This week, incoming Jags started their new collegiate journey by attending orientation and moving into their new home away from home.
SU alumni educators encouraged to mentor students
August 14, 2018
President Belton challenges 100 SU alumni educators to mentor students. This event is hosted by The Freshman Academy which is a program designed to inspire students as they enter into their first year on the Bluff and develop a proactive approach to learning and understanding their education options and career opportunities.
SUAF alumni conference recharges university mission and alumni engagement
July 26, 2018
“I want to welcome you back home to the Bluff,” expressed Ray L. Belton, president-chancellor of the Southern University System at the opening of the Southern University Alumni Federation’s biennial conference.
SU Ag professor receives top SAF award
July 12, 2018
Kamran Abdollahi, Southern University professor and program leader in urban forestry and natural resources, has been selected for the prestigious National Fellow Award in Forestry by the Society of American Foresters (SAF), which is one of the largest and oldest forestry associations in the world.
SU professor adds Aspen scholar to long list of accomplishments
July 12, 2018
Recently, Revathi Hines, an Alphonse Jackson professor at the Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences, Southern University Baton Rouge, has been named an Aspen Ideas Scholar.
SU student looking forward to spending summer doing STEM research at Harvard
July 11, 2018
While summer break is normally a time when students take a break from academics, travel, or work, senior chemistry major, Jalilah Muhammad, will be spending most of her time away from the Bluff at Harvard University’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.

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