Meet the Leaders

Your Southeastern Orientation Leaders are specially trained to work with small groups of students throughout the program. You will not need to worry or wonder about where to go or what to do. Your Orientation Leaders are your guides, teachers, peer advisors, mentors and most of all, your friends. 


Taryn Arcement, 19

Loranger, LA
Marketing

I love that all of the offices and organizations on Southeastern's campus work together with each other, students and faculty, to make sure they are doing what is best for the students and Southeastern as a whole. 

Jody Bennett, 20

Lake Charles, LA
Music

I enjoy Southeastern because my professors all know my name and truly care about their students. Southeastern also offer numerous activites and opportunities for students to get involved on campus.  

Jasmine Bickham, 18

Franklinton, LA
Nursing

Southeastern is my second home. It is not just a regular college. It has this comfortable feeling that makes you want to get more involved! There is always something going on around campus and there are always others wanting to lend a helping hand. Not only does Southeastern give back to the community, but the community is very open to getting the students real world ready experience. Everyone at Southeastern is connected. We are truly a family.  

Cierra Calloway, 20

Houma, LA
Family Consumer Science

I like that I can walk from class to class and see about a million people that I know!  Plus the student to teacher ratio is awesome! 

Brianna Carter, 18

LaPlace, LA
Nursing

At Southeastern, students get to connect with their professors on a more personal level and you are not just a number in a class. Everyone at Southeastern matters! 

Zoe Clement, 19

New Orleans, LA
Middle School Education

When I came to tour campus, I fell in love. Southeastern has an enriching and encouraging atmosphere that is shown through the faculty, staff, and students. I honestly could not see myself anywhere else. LION UP! 

Alexus Dillon, 20

Franklinton, LA
Biology

The whole environment here at Southeastern makes me feel right at home. The students are so friendly and the professors care about you succeeding in their class. Here at Southeastern we are a family, and I am proud to be a part of it.

Dylan Domangue, 18

Houma, LA
Communications

As a Southeastern student, I always feel accepted and supported. It’s a great feeling knowing someone will always have your back. There is always someone to support your every decision, even if it may not have been the best one. 

Amber Grace Garrard, 20

New Orleans, LA
Art

Southeastern made me feel right at home when I toured campus. The student population is very diverse and there is something for everyone. I truly feel like I am a part of a family here.

Jaycie Jones, 20

Houma, LA
Integrative Biology

I love how student oriented the University is. The number one focus of this school is it's students and it shows tremendously. The main goal when you attend Southeastern is that no matter the major choose, when you graduate, you are real world ready for the job force. 

Daryl "DJ" Julien, 20

New Orleans, LA
Communications

Everyone on Southeastern's campus is like family. Not a day goes by that I don’t see friends or someone I know. The professors really care about their students and work very closely with you to make sure you do not fall short.

 

Sakeena Kadri, 19

Slidell, LA
Nursing

Southeastern is a very welcoming and accepting community full of school spirit.  The spirit and traditions completely resonate throughout each and every person at this University. I met incredibly beautiful and very inspirational people that I am proud to call my family.

 

Ali LeBourgeois, 20

St. Amant, LA
Integrative Biology

I chose Southeastern because of the amazing educational opportunities offered to students. Southeastern is also the perfect size which allows me have closer connections with my professors and classmates.

Selena LeMaire, 19

Gonzales, LA
Marketing

I have never loved a school more than I love Southeastern Louisiana University . The professors care about you and the college does everything it can to ensure that their students are successful. I am proud to call myself a lion!

Aesha Magee, 20

Mount Hermon, LA
Communication Sciences & Disorders

From the moment I walked onto Southeastern's campus during my first Lion Pride Preview, I immediately felt a sense of belonging. All my worries turned into excitement because I had just found my home away from home. I love Southeastern because it has given me so many opportunities to further my education, get involved and meet my lifelong friends! Southeastern has become my family! I am so proud to be a LION and will forever and always LION UP!

Jill Munchausen, 19

Ponchatoula, LA
Accounting

What's not to love about Southeastern?! The Univeristy is amazing all around. Even Starbucks taste better on campus. When I stepped foot on campus, I immedicately connected with the community, especially my department. I felt very secure about my decision and the future of my academic success.

Trenton Nichols, 20

Slidell, LA
English Education

Southeastern was not my first choice, but after arriving on campus I fell in love with the University. At Southeastern, I have met amazing individuals, I am receiving an outstanding education, and have had great opportunities to succeed both in the classroom and around the comunity. Southeastern's number one goal is to educate the student. No matter what, the student comes first, and that is awesome!

La'Vel Phillips, 19

Kenner, LA
Communications

Southeastern teachers actually care about the students and they are willing to do whatever they can to help you succeed in their class! I love the sense of belonging you feel when you're walking around campus. No matter where you go, you see a familiar face!

Earl Poole, 20

Luling, LA
Vocal Music Education

The limitless experiences and joys of campus life!  Oh and of course Starbucks, they have the best barista's around; they know your name and order as soon as you walk through the door.

Tevin Pugh, 18

Baton Rouge, LA
Industrial Technology

Southeastern provides the highest quality education with the most reasonable tuition around! My professors at Southeastern are both caring and effective, while simultaneously providing all the necesscary tools I need to be successful. 

Benjamin Reaux, 19

Galliano, LA
Music Education

Southeastern is the best of both worlds. Even though we have a large campus of approximately 15,000, the comforting feeling of home is ever so present. I never imagined that I would love college so much. I thought I would just go to class and go home immediately after. This was nothing but true. I love Southeastern because it has helped change me into a better person. From the classroom to campus life, there is so much to get involved in. I am motivated to go to class. I am motivated to get involved. I am motivated to make memories. This is all because of Southeastern.

Wesley Romano, 18

St. Amant, LA
Music Education

I love absolutely everything about Southeastern!! This university has definiately become my home away from home!

John Sartori, 19

Mandeville, LA
Communication

At Southeastern, I immediately felt comfortable in my classes because just like in high school, you have direct interaction with your professor. It makes the transition from high school to college that much easier. I was also I was very impressed with the Communication department and the student ran and produced Southeastern Channel.

  

  Imari Simmons, 19

  Baton Rouge, LA
  Psychology

  I love the small family atmosphere and how everyone knows everyone on campus.  There is             always something to do.

 

  Harlan Thorpe, 19

  New Orlenas, LA
  Marketing

  I love all of the possibilities that are offered at Southeastern!  Everyone on campus is also so             welcoming and accpeting. 

 

  Kayleigh Tutt, 19

  Mandeville, LA
  Nursing

  I like the diversity of campus; you can meet students from all over the nation.  You can learn so         much about the world around you and the differences in cultures. 

 

  Alberto Valenzuela, 18

  Loranger, LA
  Integrative Biology

  The one thing that I love most about Southeastern is the FOOD!! The Mane Dish is awesome and   has a variety of food options.  Plus we also have Panda Express, Taco Bell, Mooyah and even a       Popeyes. There is something for everyone!

 

  Brian Williams, 19

  New Orleans, LA
  Communication

  I love the atmosphere of opportunity, the professors and staff are so encouraging.  They truely         believe in you and help you become the true professional you want to be.