Campus News

SU's "Human Jukebox" Marching Band will “March On” to the 13th Annual Honda Battle of the Bands Invitational
November 03, 2014
Southern University’s “Human Jukebox” Marching Band will join a select group of the nation’s most prestigious marching bands representing America’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) to participate in the 13th annual “Honda Battle of the Bands” Invitational Showcase.
Southern University's Spurlock installed as VP of gerontological nursing group
October 28, 2014
Dr. Wanda Raby Spurlock, an associate professor in the Southern University College of Nursing and Allied Health, was recently installed as the Vice President of the National Gerontological Nursing Association at the organization’s 2014 NGNA Annual Convention in San Antonio, Texas.
Social & Behavioral Sciences sets Undergraduate Research Conference
October 28, 2014
The Department of Psychology is sponsoring the 16th annual Social and Behavioral Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Nov. 13, in the Cotillion Ballroom of the Smith-Brown Memorial Union
Nathan Haymer officially named Director of Bands
October 20, 2014
I am overjoyed to accept the position as Director of Bands at Southern University and A&M College. I look forward and eager to making positive contributions for our band program, SUBR, the Southern University System, and state of Louisiana. The last four months as Interim Director of Bands has been exciting and intense, an opportunity to live out my dream and fulfill my destiny.
SU profs earn 5th-year grant funding for computational research
October 20, 2014
Dr. Diola Bagayoko, interim chairman of the Department of Mathematics, Physics, and Mathematics/Science Education, and several colleagues, have received a $358,725 one-year grant to continue work on a project that began in 2010.
Southern becomes first La. HBCU to receive ‘Tree Campus’ designation
October 16, 2014
Southern University celebrated receiving the national Tree Campus recognition today with the Arbor Day Foundation and Toyota by planting trees during a hands-on volunteer event today on the Baton Rouge campus. Southern becomes the first historically black college in Louisiana to receive the designation and it is one of only five other HBCUs in the U.S. to be selected as a Tree Campus.
Southern establishing the groundwork to host Afro-Brazilian students in 2015
October 15, 2014
Southern University is continuing its effort to attract international students as it moves ahead with a program that could bring up to 30 Afro-Brazilian students to the Baton Rouge campus in the fall of 2015.
McCalope holds discussion with students on her new book
October 10, 2014
Author and SU grad Michelle McCalope discussed her new book “Good Job: A Guide to Pursuing Your Passion and Following Your Dreams,” on Thursday morning in the John B. Cade Library. McCalope, an award-winning journalist, also signed books for those in attendance.