Annual Faculty and Staff Holiday Open House scheduled
The annual Faculty and Staff Holiday Open House will be held at the President’s Residence
Wednesday, Dec. 11, between 3:30 and 5 p.m. We hope you will join us!
Volunteers needed for Late Night Breakfast
It's hard to believe it's that time of the semester, but with final exams quickly
approaching that means it's time for Late Night Breakfast. Dining Services will
be hosting a student appreciation Late Night Breakfast on Tuesday, Dec. 10, from 9
p.m. until 11 p.m. in the Mane Dish, located on the 2nd floor of the Student Union.
This is always a well-attended event and a great way to wish our students well
on their final exams.
To volunteer as a server for Late Night Breakfast, please contact Auxiliary Services
Director of Marketing and Strategic Initiatives Robin Parker at email@example.com to volunteer for in the early shift (9-10), late shift (10-11) or both shifts (9-11).
We hope you, your faculty and your staff will be able to join us on Dec. 10.
Southeastern Police Department receives grant
The Southeastern Police Department has been awarded a grant from the Louisiana Highway
Safety Commission to participate in the LHSC and the National Highway Traffic Safety
Administration’s “Click It or Ticket” and “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaigns.
The primary goal of the grant is to reduce crash-related fatalities and injuries on
“Our students and employees travel the city and state roadways every day including
commutes from surrounding parishes,” said Patrick Gipson, police lieutenant at Southeastern.
“We want everyone to arrive at their destination safely. That’s why we conduct traffic
The grant provides funding for officers to work overtime conducting day and night
occupant protection and impaired driving enforcement.
“Enforcement is only part of the effort,” explained Gipson. “We will also be collaborating
with local partners to educate about safe driving habits.”
Gipson listed partners including Tangipahoa – Reshaping Attitudes for Community
Change, Hammond City Police Department, Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Louisiana
“Our activities are part of a community-wide effort to save lives,” added Gipson.
“If everyone works together and encourages their friends to drive safely, we can make
our parish roadways some of the safest in Louisiana.”
Southeastern to present Northlake Community Band in concert
Southeastern will present the Northlake Community Band in concert Tuesday, Dec. 10,
at 7:30 p.m. Titled “Delightfully Diverse Dances,” the free concert will take place
in Pottle Auditorium on Southeastern Louisiana University’s campus.
Dr. Jerry Voorhees will conduct the concert that features two world premieres
and works by John Philip Sousa, Augustine Lara, Camille Saint-Saens, J. S. Bach, Eric
Morales, Johann Strauss, Carl Michael Ziehrer and others.
The Northlake Community Band consists of musicians from high school students
through retired professionals and always welcomes new members.
For more information, contact the Community Music School at 549-5502 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
NORTHLAKE COMMUNITY BAND TO PERFORM – Music composer Eric Morales conducts the Northlake Community Band as they rehearse
his composition “American Dance Episode,” which was written for the band. The piece
will premiere during the Northlake Community Band concert scheduled Dec. 10, at 7:30
p.m., at Southeastern’s Pottle Auditorium.
Proposals sought for Women’s Suffrage conference
In celebration of the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in the United States, Southeastern
is hosting “Grit & Grace: 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage,” a one-day conference including
individual research papers, panel discussions, round table discussions of works in
progress, and poster presentations that address women’s issues and progress across
the disciplines of history, English, communication, political science, and sociology.
The conference will be held March 5 at the Southeastern Student Union. Organizers
will accept one-page proposals through Dec. 31. Presenters will be notified of acceptance
by Jan. 31.
Students, faculty and academic professional staff members are invited to participate.
Presenters may be invited to publish in an online open access journal after the conference.
Send poster proposal, prospectus, panel description, or abstracts for full papers
in Word or PDF format to Dr. Carol Madere at email@example.com.