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Southern University, BRCC and LSU celebrate MLK at Unity reception
January 28, 2019
Southern University, in partnership with Baton Rouge Community College and Louisiana State University, held its annual MLK Unity Reception on Thursday, Jan. 24 in the Cotillion Ballroom at the Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union at Southern University.
Southern University students awarded scholarship to pursue eco-friendly studies
January 23, 2019
Three students at Southern University Baton Rouge have been awarded the Rockefeller State Wildlife Scholarship. The scholarship is for students pursuing a degree in forestry, wildlife or marine science at a Louisiana public college or university.
DOTD secretary, alum to speak at annual MLK Unity event
January 17, 2019
Southern University, in partnership with Louisiana State University and Baton Rouge Community College, will host the annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Unity commemoration Thursday, Jan. 24 from 5 -7 p.m. at the Smith–Brown Union Cotillion Ballroom on the campus of Southern University. Shawn Wilson, Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development secretary, will serve as the keynote speaker.
Southern University System Board Installs New Chair, Members
January 11, 2019
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors today convened for its first meeting of the new year at Southern University Baton Rouge. Atty. Domoine D. Rutledge and the Rev. Samuel C. Tolbert Jr. were installed as the new chair and vice chair, respectively.
Faculty prepare for spring semester with new goals, enthusiasm for student success
January 10, 2019
The Southern University academic community on Wednesday kicked off a new semester with the Spring 2019 Faculty Convocation. The two-day meeting is geared towards rolling out new initiatives and innovative technology.
Faculty start the new year with convocation to address new strategic initiatives
January 07, 2019
This week, faculty return to start a new academic year. Dr. Ray L. Belton and Dr. James Ammons will be presenting a new strategic plan and other initiatives.
Vote for Miss SU to become an Ebony Magazine HBCU Campus Queen
January 03, 2019
Our 88th Miss Southern University, Darby A. Smith, is in the running to become an Ebony Magazine HBCU Campus Queen. Voting has been extended to January 31.
Local organization recognizes students, faculty at the 2018 Louisiana Role Models awards
December 26, 2018
Recently, the Baton Rouge Chapter of The Links, Inc. held its 2018 Louisiana Role Models awards. Several Jaguars received awards and recognition.
Graduates receive degrees, inspiration at fall commencement ceremony
December 14, 2018
Today, nearly 500 graduates received degrees from Southern University at its fall commencement. Led in by Traci Smith, chief student marshal, graduates convened to receive bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as commissions to the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy.

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