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Diverse lists nursing program amongst top 3 in the U.S.
August 12, 2019
In its August issue, Diverse Issues in Higher Education published its top list of bachelor’s degrees conferred at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Southern University landed amongst the top three institutions in the nation to confer degrees in registered nursing, nursing administration, nursing research and clinical nursing.
English professor named Louisiana Poet Laureate
August 12, 2019
The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH), along with Governor John Bel Edwards, is proud to announce Louisiana’s newest Poet Laureate, John Warner Smith. Following Jack Bedell’s successful tenure as poet laureate from 2017 through August 13 of this year, Smith will assume the post beginning August 14 and serve for two years.
Southern University set to host community health event on July 17
June 20, 2019
Continuing community partnerships and involvement, Southern University will host a  #WellnessWednesday community health event in partnership with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and the All of Us Research Program on Wednesday, July 17.
Southern University students chosen for White House HBCU initiative
June 17, 2019
Recently, five Southern University Baton Rouge students were chosen as 2019 HBCU Competitiveness Scholars through the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Visual arts professor featured in local painting exhibit
June 07, 2019
Randall Henry, associate professor of art, will be showcasing his mixed media collage paintings in a collective exhibit at the Baton Rouge Gallery until June 27. With influences from abstract expressionism, cubism and African and Asian art, Henry explores dreams through his collaged images.
Spring graduates receive advice on life’s ‘marathon’ from ‘Queen Sugar’ actor Omar J. Dorsey
May 10, 2019
After turning their respective tassels, nearly 600 graduates walked across the coveted stage in the F.G. Clark Activity Center to receive their degrees.
Summer Camp registration is now open
May 09, 2019
Southern University offers a variety of academic, arts, and athletic summer camps for children of all ages. Registration is now. Camps start on June 3.
Louisiana historically black universities host inaugural 'HBCU Day at the Capitol'
April 26, 2019
The Southern University System's five campuses, along with Dillard University, Grambling State University, Xavier University and the HBCU Advisory Council, came together to host "HBCU Day at the Capitol" on Wednesday.
Southern University wins Home Depot $50,000 campus improvement grant
April 23, 2019
Southern University has been awarded a $50,000 campus improvement grant through The Home Depot: Retool Your School Grant Program. This program awards historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) grants to make sustainable improvements to their campuses.

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