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Founders' Month Events


March 1-31

John B. Cade Library Founders’ Day Exhibits

Founders' Month Social Media Challenge
Include #SUFoundersMonth on all public social media posts celebrating Southern University System campuses and experiences. 

March 1-4

80th Annual State Livestock & Poultry Show
Presented by the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center
Maurice A. Edmond Livestock Arena

March 1
The Educational Experience Expo
9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Schools interested in participating in this event should register at

March 2
80th Annual Livestock and Poultry Show Begins
8 a.m.

March 3
Night with the Stars Old Fashion Decorating Contest

6 p.m.

March 4
Awards Program
8:30 a.m.

March 7

Scotlandville Magnet High School Day at Southern University and A&M College

March 9

Founders’ Day Pilgrimage with Southern University Laboratory School
9 a.m., Riverfront
Speaker: Councilman Darryl Hurst, City of Baton Rouge/East Baton Rouge Parish Metropolitan Council

Founders’ Day Convocation and President-Chancellor Investiture
10 a.m., F. G. Clark Activity Center
Speaker: John Silvanus Wilson Jr., Executive Director of the Millennium Leadership Initiative
11th President of Morehouse College

Community Reception 
Immediately following Convocation and Investiture
F.G. Clark Activity Center

March 10

Southern University Law Center E-Sports Innovation Lab Ribbon Cutting
Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union
9 a.m.

March 12-14

Inaugural SU Presidential Invitational Golf Classic and Leadership Roundtable

March 14

Inaugural Henrietta Lacks Symposium: “Seeing Women through the Lens of Genetic Justice, Reproductive Justice and Criminal Justice"
Southern University Law Center
9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Registration required.

March 20

Hair Stories: Demystifying "Black Hair," A Women's History Month Panel & Discussion
Southern Univesity at New Orleans
Millie M. Charles School Of Social Work Auditorium
11 a.m.-2 p.m.


March 22

Women’s History Month Panel Discussion
John B. Cade Library
2 p.m.

Streaming at and on the Southern University System YouTube channel.

March 25

Naming Ceremony for Malveaux Master in Business Administration
T.T. Allain Hall
10 a.m.
*Registration required.

March 26

Southern University Leading Ladies Luncheon*
*Invitation only.

March 29


Southern University Shreveport Employee Service Awards 
Jesse Stone Lecture Hall
10 a.m.


Employee Service Awards Luncheon
Campuses: Southern University and A&M College, Southern University Law Center and Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center
SUBR Event Center
*Invitation only.



Employee Service Awards Luncheon
Event Center
*Invitation only.