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Louisiana State Rep. Edward “Ted” James to address Summer 2021 graduates
July 27, 2021
Louisiana State Rep. Edward “Ted” James will return to his alma mater to deliver the commencement address at Southern University’s Summer Commencement on Friday, August 6.
Southern one of first HBCUs to partner with Google for digital skills training
October 20, 2020
Initial $1M investment part of tech giant's commitment to 'upskill' Black workforce
Southern University selected as pilot institution for CIA recruitment, workforce program
September 19, 2019
The Southern University System and the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) on Monday entered into an unprecedented partnership to benefit students and faculty. The agreement will serve as the foundational framework for the university system’s participation in the CIA’s recruitment and workforce development initiative, which is part of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Vote for SU to win Retool You School campus improvement grant
March 12, 2019
Southern University is in the running to win a Home Depot: Retool Your School campus improvement grant. Vote everyday until April 14. Also, use the hashtags #SouthernU_RYS19 and #SUS_RYS19 in your social media posts.
Southern University Law Center to host tribal business partnership conference
February 01, 2019
The Southern University Law Center and the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana will host the second annual “All Roads Lead to Chaco Canyon” Conference at the Coushatta Casino Resort in Kinder on March 13-15.
Ten students selected to attend exclusive leadership institute conference
October 12, 2018
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) selected 10 students from Southern University A&M College to attend the 18th Annual Leadership Institute (LI) conference presented by Wells Fargo. This event is one of the largest, most exclusive, talent and development recruiting conferences for students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and Predominately Black Institutions (PBIs).
Mechanical engineering students receive $5,000 scholarships from BASF
October 09, 2018
Recently, Alasiah Floyd and Darrell Moses, Jr., mechanical engineering students, each received $2,500 scholarships from BASF. This annual scholarship program is part of BASF’s education outreach and workforce development efforts in Louisiana.
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
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.
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.

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