Community Events

Railroad Roar Specials

Begins on Monday, October 19
through the end of the week, Saturday, October 24

Greater Hammond area restaurants are celebrating Southeastern by offering various dining and drink specials during Homecoming week!  Check out the Greater Hammond Chamber and Alumni Association’s social media pages the week of Homecoming to learn more!


 

Painted Window

Paint the Town Green & Gold

Tour and Judging on Monday, October 19
Winner Announced on Friday, October 23

The Southeastern Alumni Association, SGA and Hammond Downtown Development District have joined forces to encourage Downtown businesses to Paint the Town! This year, we’ll celebrate mysteries, spies and more through our theme, “Operation Where's Roomie?” Downtown businesses and on-campus organizations will be paired up to showcase their Green and Gold pride for our judges. Community members are invited to take a walk through the award-winning main street area to view the art or we invite you to enjoy a virtual tour with two-time alumna, GOLD Council member and Assistant Director of the DDD, Kati Morse. Winners will be announced live at the Picnic in the Park event!


 

Lion Up Shirt

Lion Up Tuesday

Tuesday, October 20

Wear your Green and Gold and show your Lion Pride! Southeastern encourages everyone on campus and in the community to participate. Share your photos with all of Lion Nation using #LionUpTuesday and #TeamSoutheastern and tag the Alumni Association on Facebook, Twitter and/or Instagram for a chance to win prizes! (Facebook: @SoutheasternUniversityAlumni, Twitter: @SLU_Alum, and Instagram: @SLU_Alum)


 

Lion Statue

Virtual Campus Tour

Wednesday, October 21 at 10 am

Join the Alumni Association, Campus Tour Office and senior tour guide and Lionette, Alexis Duplessis, as we take you on a virtual journey through campus. Reminisce on your time as a Lion while getting an in-depth look at some the newest campus innovations Southeastern has to offer!


 

Giving Day

Giving Day

Wednesday, October 21

Save the Date! Wednesday, October 21, 2020 will be our 6th annual Southeastern Giving Day, a day to make a real impact on your University. Help spread the word and share your passion for making a difference at the place that you love. Gifts of all sizes matter!

Visit https://www.southeasterngivingday.org soon for a full description of all the great projects available (coming soon). Join the Pride and Lion Up with a gift to Southeastern!


  

Columbia Famous Talent Show

Thursday, October 22 at 7 pm

Come see the winners and finalists from the first-ever Columbia Famous Talent Contest perform and display their winning pieces. Hosted by Miss Southeastern, Janine Hatcher. This special night will feature singing, acting, dancing, visual art, comedy and instrumental music performed and created by the talented members of our community.


 

Southeastern vs. Arkansas-Monticello (2003)

Thursday, October 22 at 8 pm
Friday, October 23 at 12 am and 12pm

Let go, Lions! Relive Southeastern's first football game after dropping football for 18 years! The Southeastern Channel can be accessed on Roku and Apple TV; on cable TV at Spectrum 199 in Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Tammany, and St. Helena parishes; or online at thesoutheasternchannel.com (click on Live Webcast at the top) and mthermonwebTV.com. 


  

Hammond Park

Picnic in the Park

Friday, October 23; 5 pm - 7:30 pm

Join the Hammond Downtown Development District, Southeastern Alumni Association and other Southeastern groups and organizations for a FREE concert featuring Bulletproof at Cate Square Park from 5 pm to 7:30 pm. Grab your favorite food to-go from a local restaurant before you come then pick a spot in the grass to enjoy the music! Visit the Alumni tent to update your information and subscribe to the Lion’s Roar online newspaper to be entered into a drawing to win some awesome Southeastern swag. The winner of the Paint the Town contest will be announced the event too! Family groups will be able to sit together in marked areas that are 6 feet apart from others. Feel free to bring blankets and lawn chairs. NO TENTS, PLEASE. Admission is free!


  

Southeastern vs. Sam Houston State (2013)

Saturday, October 24 at 8 am

Let go, Lions! Relive Southeastern's thrilling home playoff win over Sam Houston St. in 2013! The Southeastern Channel can be accessed on Roku and Apple TV; on cable TV at Spectrum 199 in Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Tammany, and St. Helena parishes; or online at thesoutheasternchannel.com (click on Live Webcast at the top) and mthermonwebTV.com. 


 

Child Playing Piano

Southeastern Community Music School, "Classics in Blue Jeans"

Saturday, October 24; 10 am - 12 pm

Southeastern Community Music School (CMS) 25th Anniversary Concert titled, "Classics in Blue Jeans" will take place on Saturday, October 24 at the Bass Clef outdoors stage at Pottle Music Building on Southeastern's campus. The free 10 a.m. concert will showcase an entertaining variety of individual and group performances by the talented students of the CMS. The audience is encouraged to wear blue jeans and bring folding chairs and/or blankets to this picnic style event. Social distancing protocols will be in place for the event including maintaining safe distances of 6 feet and wearing face coverings.


 

Homecoming Drive-Through Parade

Saturday, October 24 at 12 pm

In order to ensure we have our beloved Homecoming parade this year, we made some adjustments - and now you get to join in the parade by driving through campus to view our stations! Come Lion Up with us!


 

Fall Fest

Fall Fest in Friendship Circle

Saturday, October 24; 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Join the LAA and Hammond DDD for the first ever Fall Fest in Friendship Circle! this event feature family fun like Trunk-or-Treating around the Circle, face painting by the SLU Cheerleaders & Lionnettes, opportunities to take pictures with the SLU Student-Athletes & Roomie and more! Prizes will be given to the best decorated Trunk-or-Treat car and the best Halloween constume! For more information or, visit the LAA website. 


 

Southeastern vs. Sam Houston State (2013)

Sunday, October 25 at 12 pm

Let go, Lions! Relive Southeastern's thrilling home playoff win over Sam Houston St. in 2013! The Southeastern Channel can be accessed on Roku and Apple TV; on cable TV at Spectrum 199 in Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Tammany, and St. Helena parishes; or online at thesoutheasternchannel.com (click on Live Webcast at the top) and mthermonwebTV.com.