Miss SU lands number one spot for Ebony’s HBCU Campus Queens competition
February 16, 2017
“Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) were founded to promote Black excellence and brilliance, and each reigning beauty was elected by her peers and/or school officials to represent those standards for her institution of higher learning,” stated on Ebony.com referencing the HBCU Campus Queens campaign.
System provost invited to join Army War College national seminar
February 14, 2017
Southern University System executive vice president and provost M. Christopher Brown II, has been selected as a new member of the United States Army War College’s 63rd annual National Security Seminar (NSS), June 5-8, 2017.
SU vice provost represents SUBR LIGO Project at NSF Hill event
February 13, 2017
Luria Young, vice provost for academic affairs, particpated in a National Science Foundation (NSF) event on Capitol Hill, “The Arc of Science: Research to Results,” along with Joseph Giaime, head of Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Livingston, and two SU graduates and docents.
Southern University professors shine at national conference
February 12, 2017
Three Southern University Baton Rouge professors were among 10 honorees to receive a STEM Innovation Award at the Becoming Everything You Are (BEYA) Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Global Competitiveness Conference in Washington, D.C., at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park Hotel. The conference, held February 9-11, 2017, included hundreds of high school students, thousands of college students and professional engineers and scientists from industry, universities, and government.
SU Quiz Bowl Team sweeps in national qualifying tournament
February 07, 2017
The Southern University Honda Campus All Star Challenge Quiz Bowl Team competed against nine teams from other Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU’s), February 4, 2017, at Prairie View and A&M University. This event was the National Qualifying Tournament for the 2017 Honda National Competition.
Southern to host national scientific conference
February 05, 2017
Southern University and A&M College is hosting the 74th Joint Annual Meeting of Beta Kappa Chi (BKX) Scientific Honor Society and the National Institute of Science (NIS), March 15-18, at the Renaissance Baton Rouge Hotel located at 7000 Bluebonnet Boulevard. The theme of the 2017 conference is “Utilizing Innovative STEM Research to Address Today’s Current Global Challenges.”
Nursing chair selected as FNINR ambassador
February 03, 2017
Cheryl Taylor, chairperson, Graduate Nursing Programs, and director, Office of Nursing Research, SU School of Nursing and Allied Health, was recently selected as an ambassador for the Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR).
SU nursing professor receives national lifetime achievement award
January 19, 2017
Wanda Spurlock, professor, School of Nursing and Allied Health, Southern University Baton Rouge, received the National Black Nurses Association’s (NBNA) Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was presented to Spurlock by NBNA Acadiana Chapter, Saturday, January 14, 2017, in conjunction with the organization’s President’s Scholarship Gala held at the Ramada Inn Convention Center in Lafayette.
SU computer science professor receives $100,000 Apple grant for robotics camp
January 13, 2017
Ebrahim Khosravi, chairman and professor in the SU Baton Rouge (SUBR) Department of Computer science recently received a $100,000 Apple HBCU Faculty Grant for his proposal on Robotics and Sensors Summer Camp.