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Student Spotlight: Award-winning graduate student balances nursing career, studies
October 10, 2019
This semeseter alone, Jimansesha Carmouche has received scholarships from statewide and national professional organizations.
Southern University Baton Rouge enrollment climbs above 7,000
September 27, 2019
Southern University Baton Rouge today released its fall 2019 preliminary enrollment report giving indication of significant enrollment gains over the last few years at the institution. This year, Southern will host 7,031 students, representing a 5.1 percent increase in enrollment
Nursing school dean named fellow by national nurse practitioner organization
September 26, 2019
Sandra Brown, dean of the College of Nursing and Allied Health, was recently named a fellow by the American Association Nursing Practitioners during its annual conference in Indianapolis, Indiana. As an AANP fellow, she joins an elite group of nurse practitioner leaders who have made outstanding contributions to health care through clinical practice, research, education or policy.
Southern University selected as pilot institution for CIA recruitment, workforce program
September 19, 2019
The Southern University System and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on Monday entered into an unprecedented partnership to benefit students and faculty. The agreement will serve as the foundational framework for the university system’s participation in the CIA’s recruitment and workforce development initiative, which is part of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Timbuktu Academy receives $40K STEM grant from LaSPACE
September 06, 2019
The Timbuktu Academy at Southern University recently received a $40,000 grant from the Louisiana Space Consortium to provide scholarships for students majoring in science, technology, engineering and mathematics
Visual arts faculty to exhibit recent works
September 04, 2019
Southern University visual arts faculty will exhibit select recent works on Sept. 5-Oct. 3 in the Visual Arts Gallery in Hayden Hall.
Electrical engineering department awarded $400k grant to develop research lab
August 21, 2019
Southern University was recently awarded a $400,000 research grant through the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP), to develop an industry-based Computer Engineering Research Lab (CERL) in the electrical engineering department.
Locations, more info for fall registration
August 14, 2019
This list includes locations for Financial Aid, Cashiers, ID and more. Be sure to check this list often throughout the registration period.
Diverse lists nursing program amongst top 3 in the U.S.
August 12, 2019
In its August issue, Diverse Issues in Higher Education published its top list of bachelor’s degrees conferred at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Southern University landed amongst the top three institutions in the nation to confer degrees in registered nursing, nursing administration, nursing research and clinical nursing.
English professor named Louisiana Poet Laureate
August 12, 2019
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH), along with Governor John Bel Edwards, is proud to announce Louisiana’s newest Poet Laureate, John Warner Smith. Following Jack Bedell’s successful tenure as poet laureate from 2017 through August 13 of this year, Smith will assume the post beginning August 14 and serve for two years.

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