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Southern to host national scientific conference
February 05, 2017
Southern University and A&M College is hosting the 74th Joint Annual Meeting of Beta Kappa Chi (BKX) Scientific Honor Society and the National Institute of Science (NIS), March 15-18, at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel located at 7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard. The theme of the 2017 conference is “Utilizing Innovative STEM Research to Address Today’s Current Global Challenges.”
Nursing chair selected as FNINR ambassador
February 03, 2017
Cheryl Taylor, chairperson, Graduate Nursing Programs, and director, Office of Nursing Research, SU School of Nursing and Allied Health, was recently selected as an ambassador for the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR).
SU nursing professor elected BRDNA vice president
January 25, 2017
Trudy Williams, assistant professor, Southern University School of Nursing and Allied Health was recently elected as the vice president of the Baton Rouge District Nurses Association (BRDNA).
SU computer science professor receives $100,000 Apple grant for robotics camp
January 13, 2017
Ebrahim Khosravi, chairman and professor in the SU Baton Rouge (SUBR) Department of Computer science recently received a $100,000 Apple HBCU Faculty Grant for his proposal on Robotics and Sensors Summer Camp.
SU Board installs officers for 2017, welcomes new members
January 06, 2017
The Southern University and A&M College System Board of Supervisors today installed officers for 2017 and held a swearing-in ceremony for newly appointed members during its regular monthly meeting.
SU nursing professor appointed to state Nursing Board
January 05, 2017
Jacqueline J. Hill, associate professor and chair of the Southern University Baton Rouge School of Nursing and Allied Health's Undergraduate Nursing Program, was recently appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards to the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN).
SU physics professor shares in 2016 Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics
December 08, 2016
As a long-standing contributor to LIGO (Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory), Stephen C. McGuire has been honored as a named recipient of the 2016 Special Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics in the aggregate amount of $3,000,000 for all LIGO founders and contributors in respect of their outstanding achievements.
School of Nursing professor receives Links, ULL alumni award
December 07, 2016
Southern University Baton Rouge School of Nursing professor Sandra Brown was recently recognized as one of the 2016 Louisiana Role Models presented by the Baton Rouge Chapter of The Links, Incorporated at its 11th Annual Jazz Brunch held at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel, December 10, 2016.
Through adversity, SU student-athlete rises to graduate ahead of schedule
December 07, 2016
Focused, determined, and resilient are just a few words to describe Southern University Baton Rouge graduating senior Darnesha Moore. The Chicago, Illinois native will be receiving her bachelor of science degree in therapeutic recreation a semester ahead of schedule.
Thurgood Marshall College fund leadership institute provides opportunities for HBCU Students
December 05, 2016
Annually, HBCU students from across the country are selected via application process, to participate in the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Leadership Institute. The leadership institute conference is geared towards educating and facilitating HBCU students’ transition from college to the workforce. This year marked the 16th annual conference, held from November 18 - 22, in Washington D.C.