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.
SU Board installs officers for 2017, welcomes new members
January 06, 2017
The Southern University and A&M College System Board of Supervisors today installed officers for 2017 and held a swearing-in ceremony for newly appointed members during its regular monthly meeting.
SU nursing professor appointed to state Nursing Board
January 05, 2017
Jacqueline J. Hill, associate professor and chair of the Southern University Baton Rouge School of Nursing and Allied Health's Undergraduate Nursing Program, was recently appointed by Governor John Bel Edwards to the Louisiana State Board of Nursing (LSBN).