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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).
SU College of Business set to host 4th Annual Economic Development Conference
May 31, 2017
The Southern University College of Business is hosting its Fourth Economic Development Administration (EDA) University Center Annual Conference entitled “Advancing Economic and Entrepreneurial Development in disaster Recovery: the Role of Talent, Innovation and Place in Building Community Resiliency.” The conference will be held June 15-17 at the College of Business’ T.T. Allain Hall, Room 313 on Southern University’s campus. The registration cost is $25.
Gov. Edwards gets first-hand look at physical impact of long-term budget cuts to SU campus
May 26, 2017
Governor John Bel Edwards, Thursday, May 25, 2017, joined by DOTD Secretary Shawn Wilson, State Senator W. Jay Luneau, and some members of his staff, visited the Southern University Baton Rouge campus to gain a greater perspective of the University’s critical capital outlay needs. 
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.

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