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Southern University Nursing Professor Named ‘Trailblazer’ by National Organization
May 15, 2018
Cheryl Taylor, chairperson of Southern University’s graduate nursing programs, was recently named a “trailblazer” by the National Black Nurses Association. Taylor, also an associate professor at Southern, is one of five nurses nationally to be recognized. She is one of two nurses from Louisiana to receive the honor.
SU Alumni Federation to break ground on new student apartments, alumni center this summer
May 14, 2018
Construction crews are expected to break ground this summer on a 147-unit student housing complex and a 15,000-square-foot alumni center at Southern University. The SU Alumni Federation will develop, own and operate both the student housing and alumni center projects.
SU Commencement speaker wants graduates to ‘be the change'
May 11, 2018
“Will your degree serve you or will you use your degree to serve others." Angela Rye, political commentator and social activist, was the keynote speaker for the Spring 2018 Commencement Exercises at Southern University, Friday, May 11, in the F.G. Clark Activity Center. More than 650 candidates received degrees.
Southern University alumna appointed as Commissioner of Higher Education
April 11, 2018
On Wednesday, the Louisiana Board of Regents appointed Kimberly Hunter Reed as the state’s ninth commissioner of higher education. Reed, a Southern University graduate, will provide collaborative leadership with the presidents of Louisiana's four systems of public postsecondary education — Southern, Louisiana State University, University of Louisiana, and Louisiana Community and Technical College System. She will lead Regents' efforts of statewide academic planning and review, budgeting and performance funding, research, and accountability.
Southern partners with BRCC to increase number of STEM graduates
April 11, 2018
 Today, officials from Southern University and A&M College (SUBR) and Baton Rouge Community College (BRCC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding signifying the agreement between the schools to facilitate the articulation of coursework and to provide a seamless transfer of BRCC Associate of Science (AS) students into the SUBR College of Sciences and Engineering to earn a Bachelor of Science (BS).
University breaks ground on Tony Clayton Championship Plaza
April 10, 2018
On Tuesday, Southern University officials, alumni, and supporters gathered at the A.W. Mumford Fieldhouse to break ground on the Tony Clayton Championship Plaza. “I hear everyone say to us, ‘thank you’ for what we’ve done. However, our gift is to say thank you to Southern University,” said Paula Clayton, who was surrounded by immediate family. “By giving back, it says ‘thank you’ to shaping us into who we are today.”

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