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SU Environmental Toxicology Department receives FAMRI Grant
September 19, 2017
The Southern University Baton Rouge Environmental Toxicology department recently received renewal of a Flight Attendant Medical Research Institute (FAMRI) grant for 2017-2018.
SU System campuses accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey Relief
September 07, 2017
The Jaguar Nation extends prayers and well wishes for SU students, alumni, and all residents affected by Hurricane Harvey. As thousands in Texas and Louisiana continue the process of recovery and rebuilding, Southern University stands ready to do its part in relief efforts.
SU becomes first HBCU to partner with America Makes
August 29, 2017
Southern University has recently become a Silver member with America Makes, and the first HBCU to partner with the nation’s leading and collaborative partner in additive manufacturing (AM) and 3D printing (3DP) technology research, discovery, creation, and innovation. This public-private partnership is a multi-agency collaboration among industry, universities, and government partners, led by the Departments of Commerce, Energy, Defense, Education, NASA, and the National Science Foundation.
SU Endowed Professor Appointed as Chair on EYE African Advisory Board
August 21, 2017
Endowed Professor Victor Mbarika of Southern University’s International Center for Information Technology and Development and College of Business was recently appointed as Chair for the Advisory Board of the Emerging Young Entrepreneurs in Africa (EYE Africa).
Center for Service Learning holds successful Back to School Expo
August 10, 2017
The Southern University Baton Rouge Center for Service Learning partnered with the Baker High School Football Team, and Baker School Board staff, to pack more than 900 bags of school supplies for families at the at the Second Annual Back to School Expo on Saturday, August 5, 2017, held at the school board office located on 14740 Plank Road, Baker. Several vendors provided support to this effort including the Southern University Recruitment Office, BREC, East Baton Rouge Parish Library, and the Baker Museum.
SUPD Chief named Regional Director of the Year
August 09, 2017
Southern University Chief of Police Joycelyn Johnson was named the HBCU Law Enforcement Executives and Administrators’ (LEEA) Regional Director of the Year for Region 4 on July 18, 2017, at the LEEA Annual Conference in New Orleans.
SU College of Nursing in HBCU Awards spotlight
July 20, 2017
For the second time in two years, the Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) College of Nursing and Allied Health claimed a HBCU Award for “Best Nursing Program,” and Cheryl Taylor, chairperson, Graduate Nursing Programs, and director, Office of Nursing Research won the “Female Faculty Member of the Year,” honor, during an awards dinner, July 14, 2017, at the Gallup Building in Washington, D.C.
SU students study abroad in Belize
July 12, 2017
Southern University students travelled to Belize early this summer, May 14-June 4, for a three-week study abroad program through the SU Center for International Affairs and University Outreach, under the direction of Barbara Carpenter, dean and State Representative, and Kristan Gordon, assistant to the dean.
SU receives BOR INNOVATION Grant to develop OER-Based online program
July 10, 2017
Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) has been awarded a Louisiana Board of Regents (BOR) eLearning Innovation Grant for a project entitled, “Enabling Educational Quality and College Affordability through a System-Wide Implementation of Zero-Textbook-Cost Courses and Degrees.”