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Homecoming Week 2018 full of fun, fellowship and football
September 21, 2018
Southern University will hold its annual Homecoming events Sept. 23-29 on campus and around the city. Events include concerts, community service and alumni networking.
Three Southern University System students chosen as 2018 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars
September 17, 2018
Recently, three Southern University System students were selected as 2018 HBCU Competitive Scholars through the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Southern University and Entergy announce $2 Million Engineering Education Initiative
September 10, 2018
Entergy has partnered with Southern University to further support their mutual commitment to developing engineering talent for the future. A $2 million grant to Southern University from Entergy and the Entergy Charitable Foundation will support classroom and lab infrastructure improvements, as well as curriculum and faculty professional development for the university’s engineering program
SU Nelson Mandela College hosts celebrity bowling tournament
September 09, 2018
The Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences is set to host a Celebrity Bowling Tournament on September 14, 21, and 28 at Circle Bowl in Baton Rouge. Proceeds for the tournament go to help establish scholarships for the college. The featured celebrity is local radio personality, LaTangela Sherman.
Jaguar Athletics kicks off Pete Richardson Classic with annual Extravaganza
September 09, 2018
Legendary R&B music group Midnight Starr headlines an exciting celebration as Southern University Athletics honors legendary head coach Pete Richardson at the second annual SU Football Kickoff Extravaganza on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
Southern University partners with Mayor, Baton Rouge institutions in launching Capital Area Promise initiative
September 06, 2018
Leaders of Baton Rouge’s four largest education institutions are launching a new initiative to create more college and career pathways for students in the city and surrounding communities. The “Capital Area Promise” will connect several existing programs from each institution for a more cohesive impact on the Greater Baton Rouge area.
Southern University students use summer break as a stepping stone to possible careers
August 24, 2018
Once summer break arrived, many students were flocking to jobs, and some headed home. There were students that left the classroom to enter the workforce through internships. Coco-Cola, Proctor and Gamble, and Paramount Studios, are just a few places where our students received real-world experience.
Jaguar Nation welcomes newest members to campus
August 15, 2018
This week, incoming Jags started their new collegiate journey by attending orientation and moving into their new home away from home.
SU alumni educators encouraged to mentor students
August 14, 2018
President Belton challenges 100 SU alumni educators to mentor students. This event is hosted by The Freshman Academy which is a program designed to inspire students as they enter into their first year on the Bluff and develop a proactive approach to learning and understanding their education options and career opportunities.
Annual Technology Summit introduces new path for system wide programming
August 01, 2018
On August 1, Southern University's Division of Information Technology (DoIT) hosted its annual Technology Summit in the Smith-Brown Student Union. With over 200 in attendance, it was a day filled with presentations and discussions centered around consolidating present programs, such as Banner, and implementing new ones, including JagQ and BlackBeltHelp, to make student services more efficient.

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