SU associate dean receives volunteer activist award
October 19, 2016
Southern University’s own Doze Butler accepted a Baton Rouge Area Volunteer Activists (BRAVA) award November 4, 2016, at the Renaissance Hotel. Butler, is the associate dean of the College of Agricultural, Family and Consumer Sciences, a position she has held since 2013. Butler has worked at Southern Since 2001.
SU Homecoming Art Exhibition honors alum, former SUSLA art chairman
October 17, 2016
On display in the Visual Arts Gallery in Frank Hayden Hall at Southern University Baton Rouge is the 8th Annual Homecoming Art Exhibition. The exhibit features works from seven members of the Roosevelt Daniel Art Guild. The Guild is group of artists from Shreveport who studied with and is paying tribute to the late professor Roosevelt Daniel. Daniel was the founding chairman of the Fine Arts Program at Southern University Shreveport (SUSLA).
SUS faculty, students get access to free digital textbooks and open education resources
September 02, 2016
The Southern University System (SUS) announces the recent launch of the Southern University Open Online Library for Education (SUOL) http://www.suol4ed.org/, the first of several diverse components of Southern University’s Affordable Learning Solutions (AL$) initiative, created in partnership with California State University (CSU) and the Multimedia Education Resources for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT).
SU police chief heads to White House for task force briefing
July 19, 2016
Southern University Baton Rouge interim police chief Joycelyn Johnson has been invited to a White House 21st Century Policing Briefing to be held on July 22, 2016.
Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program supports College of Business professor’s work in Tanzania
July 18, 2016
Aloyce R Kaliba, SU Baton Rouge College of Business professor of economics and statistics and Ben D. Johnson Endowed Professor in Business, was awarded a fellowship by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Tanzania to work with Anne G. Gongwe, dean of Faculty of Social Sciences and Communication at St. Augustine University of Tanzania, on collaborate research, graduate teaching, and young faculty mentoring.
Southern University Foundation receives nearly $60,000 from ExxonMobil’s Educational Matching Gift Program
July 12, 2016
ExxonMobil presented a check for $58,950 to the Southern University Foundation as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation's 2015 Educational Matching Gift Program.
SU physics professor co-author on second gravitational-wave detection publication, honored for his professional endeavors
June 29, 2016
On December 26, 2015, at 03:38:53 UTC, scientists observed gravitational waves—ripples in the fabric of spacetime—for the second time.
SU’s Human Jukebox to bring world-class talent, show to Queen City Battle of the Bands
June 21, 2016
One week before the Southern University (SU) “Human Jukebox’s” 2016-2017 season-opening performance, fans attending the McDonald’s Queen City Battle of the Bands in Charlotte, North Carolina, will get a sneak preview of the SU Marching Band’s unique style and latest talent.
Southern University student delegation studies and serves in Belize
June 13, 2016
Southern University participated in the 2016 Belize Study Abroad program with Wesley Junior College in Belize, Central America, May 15-June 5. The three-week program was coordinated through the SU Center for International Affairs and University Outreach, directed by dean and state representative Barbara Carpenter, with assistant to the dean, Kristan Gordon.
SU senior awarded BRAABJ scholarship to attend NABJ convention
June 07, 2016
Southern University Baton Rouge senior Daris Schneider-Bray will attend the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) Convention this summer thanks to a scholarship award from the Baton Rouge Area Association of Black Journalists (BRAABJ).