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Southern students raise funds for classmates affected by fire
May 22, 2017
Eleven Southern University graduate students were left with nothing but the clothes on their back after a fire broke out at their apartment complex on Highland Road in Baton Rouge on May 6, 2017. At least five of the students were candidates in the May 12th Spring 2017 Commencement. The students were computer science majors and a part of the Indian Students Organization.
SU spring commencement speaker reflects on Mandela’s 2000 message
May 12, 2017
South African Ambassador to the United States Mninwa J. Mahlangu delivered the commencement address for the Southern University Baton Rouge Spring 2017 commencement exercises, Friday, May 12, in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
SU spring top grad credits ‘high power’ and parents for her journey to SU
May 09, 2017
As a talented-art student in high school, Naja Isabelle Webb’s plan after graduating summa cum laude from Zachary High School in May 2014 was to attend the Memphis College of Art on scholarship, but a "high power" and not wanting to be far away from her mother, led her to enroll at Southern University in the fall of 2014.
Seven SUBR students to study abroad in Belize, Central America
May 05, 2017
Seven Southern University, Baton Rouge students will travel to Belize, Central America, to participate in the 2017 Belize Study Abroad program, May 14-June 4, 2017.
SU vice provost receives scholarship to attend global learning and tech summit
May 03, 2017
Luria Young, SU vice provost for academic affairs has received a fully funded scholarship to attend the 8th annual Arizona State University + (ASU) Global Silicon Valley (GSV) Summit, May 8-10, 2017, in Salt Lake City, Utah.
Nelson Mandela’s grandson visits SU ahead of program rededication
May 03, 2017
Ndaba Mandela, the grandson of the late Nelson Mandela, visited Southern University Baton Rouge during his trip to the United States and stop in New Orleans, Wednesday, May 3, 2017. Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Science dean Damien Ejigiri welcomed Ndaba to the campus while sharing stories of Nelson Mandela’s historic visit to Southern in 2000.
SU nursing professor receives excellence in teaching award
May 02, 2017
Edna Hull, associate professor in the Southern University College of Nursing and Allied Health, received the 2017 Helen Johnson Cremeens Excellence in Teaching Award presented by the Baton Rouge District Nurses Association, May 2, 2017, at the annual Celebrate Nursing Banquet in Baton Rouge.
SU System receives MERLOT Stewardship Award
April 25, 2017
The Southern University System received a MERLOT Stewardship Award at the INNOVATE 2017 International Conference, co-sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and the Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) global organization, April 5-7, 2017 in New Orleans.
SU part of HBCU/SHEEO partnership to increase underrepresented male teachers
April 24, 2017
Southern University is among several southern states and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) partnering with the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) to increase the number of underrepresented male teachers. SHEEO was recently awarded a three-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to fund Project Pipeline Repair: Restoring Minority Male Participation and Persistence in Educator Preparation Programs (Project PR). The project will engage state policy leaders, educator preparation programs at HBCUs, and partner schools to achieve goals and objectives of the $1.5 million award.
SU nursing grad program named ‘School of the Year’
April 18, 2017
The Southern University School of Nursing and Allied Health’s Graduate Nursing Program was recently honored as the “2017 Nursing School of the Year, Graduate Degree Programs,” by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation, Saturday, April 4, 2017, at the annual Nightingale Awards Gala, the “Academy Awards” of Nursing and Healthcare.