Winter Welcome

Ready to kick off the Spring 2018 semester? Join us for Winter Welcome during Jan. 17-25, coordinated by the Division of Student Affairs! 
Winter Welcome features many activities and events for new and returning Lions to help make Southeastern your home away from home and settle into campus life as classes begin. All activities are FREE for our students! Bring your Southeastern ID and tag @oursoutheastern in your photos!
Welcome Back Tailgate

Welcome Back Tailgate and Men's Basketball Game
Wednesday, Jan. 17 - Game starts at 7 pm
University Center
What better way to kick-off the spring semester than with some Lion Basketball? The winter weather has cancelled the outdoor tailgate, but Southeastern Athletics will still provide food for studnets in attendance. Use caution and stay safe when traveling if you attend! 
There will also be a Greek Challenge, so round up your brothers and sisters and download the Lion Up Loyalty App to compete! Lastly, when your Lions score 60 or more points, everyone’s a winner of a buy-one-get-one deal from Raising Cane’s. You can use your game ticket or student coupon to claim this deal!
Cookie Crawl
Cookie Crawl
Tuesday, Jan. 23 - 11 am to 1 pm
Student Union Breezeway
Don't miss this fun twist on a pub crawl, featuring COOKIES! Students can learn more about campus departments and services as they collect cookies. 
Coffee with the Rec
Coffee with the Rec!
Tuesday, Jan. 23 and Wednesday, Jan. 24 - 7:30 am to 9:30 am
Start the first day of classes wide awake with coffee provided by the Recreational Sports and Wellness staff! Tables will be set up in the overflow parking lot by the University Center and in Zone 5/6 commuter parking.
Ribbon Cutting 
Enrollment Services Express Ribbon Cutting 
Wednesday, Jan. 24 - 11:30 am
We are excited to officially open this new multi-faceted office on our main campus to assist students with admissions, financial aid, records and registration needs. 
Women's Basketball Game
Welcome Back Tailgate and Pack the House - Cane's Challenge Women's Basketball game
Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 6:30 pm; game starts at 7 pm
University Center
Come pack the house as the Lady Lions take on Sam Houston State. The first 300 students in attendance will receive Southeastern Athletics promotional items. All students have the chance to win prizes!  Join the DSA Staff before the game for hot chocolate and promotional material.
Also, when the Lady Lions score 60 or more points, everyone’s a winner of a buy-one-get-one deal from Raising Cane’s. You can use your game ticket or student coupon to claim this deal!
Poetry Event
Spoken Word Poet Rudy Francisco
Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 7pm
Student Union Theater
He's one of the most recognizable names in spoken word poetry. During this presentation sponsored by the Campus Activities Board, Rudy Francisco will present some of his personal narratives. Learn more about his work at his website
Hot Dog, You're Back!
Blue and You: Hot Dog, You're Back!
Thursday, Jan. 25 - 11 am to 1 pm 
Pride Hall 
Stop by to pick up your free hot dogs and learn more about alcohol awareness, sponsored by the University Counseling Center and the University Police Department. 
Silent Disco
Silent Disco
Thursday, Jan. 25 from 7-10 pm  
Student Union Ballroom
You've never been to a dance like this! This glow-in-the-dark party features drinks and desserts, plus music by DJ RnR, DJ Cloud and DJ Chase. Arrive early - limited number of headsets!
MLK March
Dr. Martin Luther King March and Remembrance Program
Monday, Jan. 29 at 5:30
Students will meet at the Pennington Center for a candlelight march and remembrance program to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 
For more information on any of these events, email or call the Office for Student Engagement at 985-549-2120. 

Wednesday, January 10, 2018
by: Ashley Richardson