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SU alumni educators encouraged to mentor students
August 14, 2018
President Belton challenges 100 SU alumni educators to mentor students. This event is hosted by The Freshman Academy which is a program designed to inspire students as they enter into their first year on the Bluff and develop a proactive approach to learning and understanding their education options and career opportunities.
Annual Technology Summit introduces new path for system wide programming
August 01, 2018
On August 1, Southern University's Division of Information Technology (DoIT) hosted its annual Technology Summit in the Smith-Brown Student Union. With over 200 in attendance, it was a day filled with presentations and discussions centered around consolidating present programs, such as Banner, and implementing new ones, including JagQ and BlackBeltHelp, to make student services more efficient.
SUAF alumni conference recharges university mission and alumni engagement
July 26, 2018
“I want to welcome you back home to the Bluff,” expressed Ray L. Belton, president-chancellor of the Southern University System at the opening of the Southern University Alumni Federation’s biennial conference.
SU international student lands Coca-Cola internship
July 12, 2018
Southern University Baton Rouge sophomore Nickson Muhindi has been chosen to participate in the “Pay It Forward” internship program with Coca-Cola.
Southern University alumni 'come home' to Baton Rouge for biennial conference
July 12, 2018
The Southern University Alumni Federation will hold its biennial conference July 19-22 in Baton Rouge. The Federation, which includes thousands of members across the nation and abroad, is hosting several events that celebrate tradition, innovation and achievement.
SU Ag professor receives top SAF award
July 12, 2018
Kamran Abdollahi, Southern University professor and program leader in urban forestry and natural resources, has been selected for the prestigious National Fellow Award in Forestry by the Society of American Foresters (SAF), which is one of the largest and oldest forestry associations in the world.
SU professor adds Aspen scholar to long list of accomplishments
July 12, 2018
Recently, Revathi Hines, an Alphonse Jackson professor at the Nelson Mandela College of Government and Social Sciences, Southern University Baton Rouge, has been named an Aspen Ideas Scholar.
SU student looking forward to spending summer doing STEM research at Harvard
July 11, 2018
While summer break is normally a time when students take a break from academics, travel, or work, senior chemistry major, Jalilah Muhammad, will be spending most of her time away from the Bluff at Harvard University’s Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) program.
Southern closures for July 3-4
July 02, 2018
Southern University's Baton Rouge campuses will be closed on Tuesday, July 3 for a planned outage so that electricity provider Entergy can make a repair at the substation that feeds the campus.