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SU nursing professor receives excellence in teaching award
May 02, 2017
Edna Hull, associate professor in the Southern University College of Nursing and Allied Health, received the 2017 Helen Johnson Cremeens Excellence in Teaching Award presented by the Baton Rouge District Nurses Association, May 2, 2017, at the annual Celebrate Nursing Banquet in Baton Rouge.
SU System receives MERLOT Stewardship Award
April 25, 2017
The Southern University System received a MERLOT Stewardship Award at the INNOVATE 2017 International Conference, co-sponsored by the Online Learning Consortium (OLC) and the Multimedia Educational Resources for Learning and Online Teaching (MERLOT) global organization, April 5-7, 2017 in New Orleans.
SU part of HBCU/SHEEO partnership to increase underrepresented male teachers
April 24, 2017
Southern University is among several southern states and historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) partnering with the State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO) to increase the number of underrepresented male teachers. SHEEO was recently awarded a three-year grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation to fund Project Pipeline Repair: Restoring Minority Male Participation and Persistence in Educator Preparation Programs (Project PR). The project will engage state policy leaders, educator preparation programs at HBCUs, and partner schools to achieve goals and objectives of the $1.5 million award.
SU nursing grad program named ‘School of the Year’
April 18, 2017
The Southern University School of Nursing and Allied Health’s Graduate Nursing Program was recently honored as the “2017 Nursing School of the Year, Graduate Degree Programs,” by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation, Saturday, April 4, 2017, at the annual Nightingale Awards Gala, the “Academy Awards” of Nursing and Healthcare.
SUBR Legacy Award now offers children of SU grads full out-of-state fee waiver
April 17, 2017
Southern University Baton Rouge has revamped its Legacy Award to offer students of at least one parent who is a Southern graduate to receive a 100 percent out-of-state fee waiver instead of the 50 percent wavier previously provided.
Southern University visits universities in China to forge global partnership
April 17, 2017
Southern University Baton Rouge has collaborated with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), select land-grant HBCUs, and state agencies to develop the “1890’s Institutions Initiative” to forge global partnership to create the production of human capital in the field of Science, Technology, Engineering, Agriculture, and Mathematics (STEAM).
SU student to participate in Georgetown’s religious ceremony on historical ties to slavery
April 17, 2017
Southern University microbiology student Jessica Tilson has been invited by Georgetown University president John J. DeGioia to participate in a Liturgy of Remembrance, Contrition, and Hope, and the Dedication of Isaac Hawkins Hall and Anne Marie Becraft Hall, Tuesday, April 18, 2017.
SU professor earns NEHA’s premier credentials in environmental health
April 06, 2017
The National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) recently conferred upon Rao Uppu, the James and Ruth Endowed Professor of Environmental Toxicology in the College of Sciences and Engineering at Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR), its premier dual credential, Registered Environmental Health Specialist/ Registered Sanitarian (REHS/RS).
SU vice provost elected CLCU president-elect
April 06, 2017
Luria Young, Southern University Baton Rouge vice provost for academic affairs, was elected to serve as the president-elect for the Conference of Louisiana Colleges and Universities (CLCU) during the organization’s 78th annual meeting April 6, 2017, at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches.