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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.
Southern University to graduate nearly 500 on Friday
December 12, 2018
Nearly 500 students will graduate on Friday at 10 a.m. at Southern University’s F.G. Clark Activity Center. The Fall 2018 Commencement will mark the completion of undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programs in the arts, sciences, technology and more. Cadets who have completed necessary requirements will also be commissioned in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy.
Faith, family, and passion fuel fall student marshal
December 11, 2018
As she takes a walk on the Bluff, Traci Smith cannot help but reflect how far her faith has brought her. From a loving family to an unforgettable college experience, this social work major is ecstatic to lead the Southern University fall class of 2018 as chief student marshal. Smith will join more than 400 fellow students receiving degrees on Dec. 13 at 10 a.m. in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
SU STEM Day 2018 draws large crowd
November 13, 2018
Local high school juniors and seniors gathered on the Bluff to learn more about Southern University's STEM programs and the careers it could afford them. Students participated in interactive demonstrations and experiments that showed them what the STEM curriculum can offer them at Southern.
School of Nursing assist. professor selected as a prestigious scholar
November 08, 2018
Sharon Coulter, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Allied Health, was recently selected as a National League for Nursing (NLN) Jonas Scholar. Selected by a competitive review process, she will represent the League’s 2018-2019 Jonas Scholar cohort.
Southern University mourns passing of celebrated public servant and activist Janette Hoston Harris
November 02, 2018
Janette Hoston Harris — an educator, public servant, activist and Southern University alumna — died today at her home in Washington, D.C.
Southern University and Entergy announce $2 Million Engineering Education Initiative
September 10, 2018
Entergy has partnered with Southern University to further support their mutual commitment to developing engineering talent for the future. A $2 million grant to Southern University from Entergy and the Entergy Charitable Foundation will support classroom and lab infrastructure improvements, as well as curriculum and faculty professional development for the university’s engineering program
Jaguar Athletics kicks off Pete Richardson Classic with annual Extravaganza
September 09, 2018
Legendary R&B music group Midnight Starr headlines an exciting celebration as Southern University Athletics honors legendary head coach Pete Richardson at the second annual SU Football Kickoff Extravaganza on Sept. 14 at 7 p.m. the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
Southern University partners with Mayor, Baton Rouge institutions in launching Capital Area Promise initiative
September 06, 2018
Leaders of Baton Rouge’s four largest education institutions are launching a new initiative to create more college and career pathways for students in the city and surrounding communities. The “Capital Area Promise” will connect several existing programs from each institution for a more cohesive impact on the Greater Baton Rouge area.
Southern University students use summer break as a stepping stone to possible careers
August 24, 2018
Once summer break arrived, many students were flocking to jobs, and some headed home. There were students that left the classroom to enter the workforce through internships. Coco-Cola, Proctor and Gamble, and Paramount Studios, are just a few places where our students received real-world experience.

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