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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.”
Million Dollar March Campaign is underway!
July 06, 2017
The Million Dollar March is a viral and direct mail fundraising campaign that endeavors to encourage alumni and friends to join together and secure philanthropic contributions for the campuses and departments of the Southern University and A&M College System. The campaign begins January 1, 2017 and ends October 1, 2017.
SU Students travel to Tokyo
June 23, 2017
Southern University Baton Rouge students recently traveled to Tokyo, Japan for an opportunity to interact and network with Japanese students from various universities in Tokyo. Through the First Year Experience's SU Leads program in collaboration with the Office of Dean of Students, and Criminal Justice department, nine students from an array of majors were able to travel abroad for two weeks and create a once in a lifetime experience.
SU System collects nine HBCU award nominations for second year in a row
June 19, 2017
The Southern University System has nominations in eight categories for the 2017 HBCU Awards. HBCU Digest, Friday, June 16, announced the finalists in 28 categories for the seventh installment of the national award ceremony that acknowledges and celebrates achievements at historically black colleges and universities throughout the United States.
SU team continues summer research in Ghana
June 09, 2017
Southern University, through the SU International Research Experiences for Students (SU-IRES), for the third year has a contingent of students in Kumasi, Ghana engaging in summer research. This year, the SU research team consists of eight students from various STEM disciplines, two mechanical engineering faculty, and two staff.
SU physics professor co-authors third paper reporting the detection of gravitational waves
June 06, 2017
Stephen C. McGuire, the Southern University Baton Rouge James and Ruth Smith Endowed Professor of Physics, is now a co-author on the first three publications reporting the observations of binary black hole collisions via the direct detections of gravitational waves by the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO).

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