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Southeastern is expanding its traditional Earth Day celebration to a week full of activities for students and the general public running Monday, April…

Loud and Clear

Two Southeastern student broadcasters were recognized with top awards for their achievements by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters.…

Ten-Hut

After 26 years of leave from the physical Hammond campus, Southeastern has reinstituted its on-campus U.S. Army Reserve Officer Training Program (ROTC…

Get Moving at the Rec

Southeastern offers group fitness classes, intramural sports, wellness events and much more…

Pomp and Pride

Southeastern debuts custom regalia designed exclusively for the university to be worn at all future commencements…

More Than a Game

From faculty appreciation events to free food and prizes for students, Southeastern Athletics offers a little lagniappe for the university community…

Best in Class

Southeastern earns numerous recent accolades and awards…

Food for All

Southeastern's on-campus food pantry helps meet students' nutritional needs…

'Le Souvenir' is Here

Featuring original cover art with special meaning to the university family, Southeastern's annual student yearbook is now available…

Southeastern Gets Spooky

Join us this week for fun, Southeastern-family-friendly Halloween events on campus…

Southeastern Savings

Recent report ranks Southeastern among universities where students graduate with least debt…

"Real World Ready" Reps

"Real World Ready" Reps…

Leading Edge

New computer science and technology facility to provide modern instruction to meet growing workforce demands…

Nutrition for the Northshore

Family and Consumer Sciences students instrumental in bringing healthier options to the local region…

Lion Traxx Green & Gold Routes

Southeastern's shuttle service for students, faculty and staff launches new shuttle routes for the fall semester…

Captain of the Ship

Southeastern prepares alumna for public affairs success…

Prime Time

Students earn awards for television and film work…

Career Services

Southeastern helps students and alumni ace the career search process…

Best in Class

Southeastern earns numerous recent accolades and awards…

Gnarly Barley

Southeastern alumni launch a home-grown brew…

LION Sunny Side UP

Show us what you're doing under the summer sun by sharing your photos on Instagram…

Loyal Lions

Join Southeastern's alumni association during the ongoing membership drive to enjoy free or reduced dues…

Helping our Neighbors in Nepal

Students unite to support Nepal earthquake victims…

Multiple Choices for Finals Prep

From free mini-massages to a late-night breakfast, Southeastern is preparing students for finals in more ways than one…

Well Off

Southeastern receives state designation for student, employee and community health and wellness initiatives…

In Full Bloom

From crawfish boils to baseball games, it's springtime on Southeastern's campus…

Safety at Southeastern

Numerous safety measures ensure our campus remains a safe place to live and learn…

Sowing a Seed

Students lead effort to create, maintain on-campus garden to nourish university community…

Excellence in Nursing Education

Award-winning School of Nursing offers traditional, accelerated and online options to prepare students for in-demand careers…

Super Lion Saturday

Southeastern celebrates the university community with full day of service, sports and spring fun…

Students Take a Stand

Hundreds of students sign pledge against domestic and sexual violence as part of national "No More" campaign…

Hot Off the Press

Recent graduate lands journalism job after serving as editor-in-chief of Southeastern's award-winning yearbook…

University Bookstore Now Open

Student Union expansion project brings enhanced shopping experience to the university community…

Green is Gold

Students form Southeastern Sustainability Society to support and enhance university's "green" efforts…

The Big Event

Submit a job request or team registration now to be part of Southeastern's spring community service event…

Trilogy

New artwork welcomes students, visitors to Kinesiology and Health Studies Building…

Family Ties

Southeastern student is the seventh sister to attend the university where her parents met…

QEP Quick Facts

Southeastern's Quality Enhancement Plan ensures students gain educational experiences to make them "Real World Ready"…

International Affairs

Southeastern experience prepares graduate for global endeavors…

Speak to Me Now

Southeastern student uses his voice to produce music album, raise funds for charity…

Health and Wellness Helpers

Student ambassadors encourage health and wellness on campus…

Something's Fishy Here

Grad student gets hooked on NSF-funded research project on fish species…

On a Roll

Southeastern earns spot on national community service honor roll for fourth consecutive year…

Ready to Win

Success in Southeastern athletics translates into success in game of life…

Multiple Choices for Finals Prep

From free mini-massages to a late-night breakfast, Southeastern is preparing students for finals in more ways than one…

Food for All

Southeastern's on-campus food pantry helps meet students' nutritional needs…

Healthy Collaboration

Students coach discharged patients to improve health and reduce hospital readmissions…

Setting the Stage for Success

Southeastern music graduate thrives in New York City…

Green and Gold Giving

Philanthropy Week encourages and facilitates charity among students, employees and the university community…

The Ghost Light

Columbia Theatre shines a light for paranormal patrons…

Southeastern Gets Spooky

Join us this week for fun, Southeastern-family-friendly Halloween events on campus…

Funny Business

Southeastern student entertains crowds, engages fans from Louisiana to Florida…

'Le Souvenir' is Here

Pick up your copy of Southeastern's annual student yearbook today…

Soles for Souls

Southeastern's Track and Field team collects shoes for global anti-poverty organization…

Golden Anniversary

School of Nursing celebrates five decades of excellence in nursing education…

Silver Sneakers

Southeastern seniors aren't the only seniors benefiting from fitness classes at the Pennington Center…

Making the News

Southeastern graduate Randi Rousseau establishes successful broadcast journalism career…

Students Say "No More"

Southeastern students lead effort to educate and end sexual violence…

Henry, Harry, and Rock and Roll

What do these three have in common? They're topics of new special-interest courses being offered at Southeastern this fall…

Recipe for Success

Former international student and MBA graduate's cookies are treating malnutrition in West Africa…

6 Ways to Succeed This Semester

Personal tutoring, technology rentals and an on-campus food bank are just a few resources available to help students ace the fall semester…

Be Part of the Tradition

Celebrate your success by ordering a Southeastern ring and participating in the fall Ring Ceremony…

Picture Yourself Here: #southeasternselfie Campaign

This fall, show what Southeastern means to you by uploading your best #southeasternselfie to Instagram…

The Globe as Their Classroom

From Costa Rica to China, Southeastern students share their summer study abroad adventures…

Making History

Southeastern earns five Southland Conference championship titles during historic 2013-2014 season…

Summer Fun

Southeastern hosts summer camps for area youth to explore fields of study and potential career paths…

Hurricane Prep 101

Take action now to stay safe this hurricane season…

Connect with Us

Keep up with Southeastern on our official social media accounts…

Preparing for a career

Student gains valuable experience with NBC News internship…

Exceeding Expectations

Southeastern goes beyond new state requirements by implementing tobacco-free policy on campus…

Celebrating Art

Louisiana artists' works are showcased at Southeastern's President's Residence…

Flying High

Recent Southeastern computer science graduate explores drone technology while producing campus video…

Lion Proud Pageantry

Former Miss Southeastern Lacey Sanchez is named Miss Louisiana 2014…

Finding Her Passion

Study abroad trip leads alum to a life in academics…

Doctor Robin Roberts

Southeastern recognizes acclaimed alumna with honorary Doctor of Humanities degree…

Young Alumni - Smitty Smith

Southeastern alumnus recalls undergraduate experiences that set him up for success in medical school…

Multiple Choices for Finals Prep

From free mini-massages to a late-night breakfast, Southeastern is preparing students for finals in more ways than one…

Shaving Their Manes

Southeastern's baseball team demonstrates support for fight against pediatric cancer…

Bugging Out

Southeastern professor uses bugs to study crime scenes - and offers students unique research opportunities…

In Full Bloom

From crawfish boils to baseball season, it's springtime on Southeastern's campus…

Airing Their Talent

Recent graduates land on-air jobs with some of the region's largest television networks…

Lions and Hornets and Pelicans, Oh My!

Southeastern graduate takes his training to the NBA…

Serving with Fervor

Hundreds of students participate in The Big Event, Southeastern's annual community service effort…

Get with the Programming

Computer science students beat rival schools in Deloitte competition…

Stand Up for Better Health

Exercise physiology professor advocates the health benefits of standing - instead of sitting - while at work…

Open for Business

Southeastern's new Student Union addition features new dining facilities and state-of-the-art event space…

7 Ways to Succeed This Semester

Personal tutoring, career counseling and technology rentals are just a few resources available to help students ace the spring semester…

Behind the Curtain

Southeastern's historic Columbia Theatre features a backstage wall that recalls a decade's worth of performers…

Making an Impact

Southeastern plays key role in 2013 Strategic Infrastructure Project of the Year…

Accelerate Your Learning

Apply now for Southeastern's new accelerated information technology degree program - and graduate in just three years…

'Le Souvenir' Now Available

Pick up your free copy of Southeastern's award-winning 2013 yearbook today…

Living and Learning

Four Southeastern residence halls serve as academic communities for students with similar educational, social and cultural interests…

Southeastern Scale Down

Employees will have one more way to keep up with their New Year's resolutions when they return from the holiday break…

Who Killed JFK?

Southeastern professor shares research, lingering questions with students in history course…

Educators in Training

Southeastern teacher candidates plan and execute annual Early Childhood Education Expo for area schoolchildren…

Saintly Students

When the New Orleans Saints go marching into the Superdome this season, so do a few talented Southeastern students who work in front of the cameras an…

Lion Proud!

We recently asked our Facebook fans what it really means to "Lion Up." Here's what they had to say.…

Multiple Choices for Finals Prep

From free mini-massages to study packs filled with test-taking supplies, Southeastern is preparing students for finals in more ways than one…

Safety for the Season

Southeastern's University Police Department encourages students and employees to buckle up - every trip, every time - while traveling during the holid…

Turkey and Scientific Trimmings

Nutria, wasps and wild hog are not the traditional Thanksgiving fare, but that hasn't stopped the Department of Biological Sciences and Turtle Cove En…

Food for All

Southeastern opens new student food pantry to help meet nutritional needs - just in time for the holiday season…

Excellence in the Classroom and in Competition

Southeastern's student-athletes are off to a strong start this fall - both on and off the playing field…

Live (and Learn) United

Southeastern's newly founded Student United Way chapter is the first and only in Louisiana…

Southeastern Supporters

University Counseling Center promotes mental health among students, faculty and staff through support groups, events and year-round counseling service…

Celebrate Southeastern

Homecoming Week is filled with spirited activities and fun for the university family…

Life Savers

Two Southeastern athletic trainers are credited with saving a runner's life.…

How We Spent Our Summer Vacation

The world was a classroom for many Southeastern students this summer.…

Crossing the graduation goal line

Southeastern's only two-sport All-American earns his degree - more than 50 years later.…

Art at eye level

You don't have to look far to enjoy fine art on Southeastern's campus.…

What's it like to win an Emmy?

Just ask Chrissy Carter, recent graduate and Southeastern Channel reporter.…

Addressing today's workforce demands

New Information Technology degree program will produce local technology talent.…

New on Campus

War Memorial Student Union addition will be ready for Spring 2014…

Looking for Something?

Welcome to the new southeastern.edu! Here you'll find improved functionality, modern design and interactive tools to help you explore all the universi…

Student communicators win state PSA contest encouraging voter registration

Members of a Southeastern Louisiana University public relations class put together a 30-second public service announcement on voter registration that …

Students lead drive to recruit bone marrow donors

Student leaders gather near Friendship Oak to send a message of support to alumna Robin Roberts.…

Bloomberg machines

A new lab in the College of Business enables students to access Bloomberg Professional Services, providing them with access to real-time business data…

Former Southeastern students compete in London Olympics

Christine Amertil competed on the 24-member team from The Bahamas, and Curtis Moss was part of Team Canada in the recent London Olympics.…

Students study in London, visit site of historic theatre

Southeastern's Alpha Psi Omega honorary theatre society donated $500 to The Rose Trust during the students' study abroad trip to London this past summ…

Alum hatching new business in incubator

Envoc founder Calvin Fabre is interviewed at the Southeast Louisiana Business Center by Chris Yeich, director of strategic content for Geeknet, an onl…

Alumnus proves himself in military competition

Miguel Larrea climbs the rappelling tower in the U.S. Army Reserve "Best Warrior" competition, a grueling 10-day competition held at Camp Blanding and…

Southeastern grad enters world of politics

Southeastern graduate David Cavell, a former president of the Student Government Association, found himself knee-deep in the complex world of politics…

Graduate earns place in professional athletic training

Southeastern graduate Mark Armour II works with one of the players on the New Orleans Hornets NBA basketball team.…

Students put class work to practical use

Students in Southeastern's health education and promotion program put their academic preparation to practical use as they conduct a mini-health fair i…

Student volunteers pledge efforts to aid area school children

Southeastern students with the education honor society Kappa Delta Pi, as well as other volunteers, prepare backpacks with healthy snacks and children…

Friendship Oak: Southeastern's icon of strength

Like they have done since Southeastern's founding days, students traverse the path in front of the Friendship Oak, the iconic symbol of the university…

Student studies role of clams in water decontamination

Junior chemistry major Caitlyn Guice and analytical chemist Phillip Voegel check the concentration of hydrocarbons in water collected from tanks conta…

Designing art: Theater student earns recognition

Senior Amanda Klipsch works with Theater Professor Steven Schepker on the set for a recent production of All My Sons.…

A 'dreamer' sees a life full of music

As she practices her selection on the piano, Liliia Oliinyk listens to gentle words of instruction and encouragement from her professor Kenneth Boulto…

History Grad Students

History Professor Samuel Hyde, right, examines an old map of Louisiana with graduate students Cody Scallions, left, and Owen Hyman in the university's…

Physics professor a modern day 'Mr. Wizard'

Physics professor Rhett Allain adjusts equipment in his classroom while students, from left, Chester Parrott, James Patterson and Rodney Garland Jr. l…

Student playwright earns Kennedy Center award

Junior communication student Zachary Boudreaux, left, discusses a scene from his play Parking Lot Babies with James Winter, Southeastern theater instr…

Communication Sciences and Disorders using animal-assisted therapy

Communication Sciences and Disorders graduate student Nicole Denman, left, uses flash cards with four-year-old Addisyn Milton to pronounce words for O…

Students work to bring local products to campus dining

Southeastern's ARAMARK Food Service Director Martin Balisteri discusses the possibilities of increasing the food supply provided by area farmers with …

Randi Rousseau makes mark in local news

Southeastern communication graduate Randi Rousseau broadcasts from the news anchor desk at WDSU-TV in New Orleans. Rousseau credits the experience she…

Nursing students focus on drug education

Senior nursing student Hayley Bertucci explains some of the dangers associated with using bath salts and incense as substitutes for illicit drugs. Lis…

Robin Roberts' jersey retired

Robin Roberts, anchor of ABC's Good Morning America and 1983 Southeastern graduate, beams with pride as she celebrates with students, fellow alumni an…

SEAL project links students with industry

Arjun Pandey, right, explains a process he is using in one of the SEAL research projects to, from left, David Norwood, SEAL Student Manager Amber Bord…

Skills of Leadership - "I was pretty much sold on Southeastern..."

Jordan Leggett of Slidell, Southeastern's Orientation Leader of the Year, leads a group of students and their parents on a tour of the university on H…

Donald George, Alumnus of the Year

Internationally recognized operatic tenor and Southeastern Alumnus provides critical advice to a student during one of the master classes he conducted…

Student learns first hand about alternative energy

Senior Clint Rushing explains the process of producing biodiesel from used cooking oil to sixth graders at the Southeastern Laboratory School…

Hands on Learning: Mining the Web for data

Aron Culotta, left, talks with students Matthew Gill, center, and Ross Murray about their research project which focuses on tracking disease outbreaks…

Student formulates news show...

Communication student John Reis, right, discusses a segment for Northshore News with Southeastern Channel General Manager Rick Settoon, left, and Core…

Nursing students look to curb texting trend

Senior nursing student Christina Donze is interviewed by reporter Doug Mouton of WWL-TV, New Orleans, on the project she and other Southeastern nursin…

Caffe' Italia - The art of language

Foreign languages professor Francesco Fiumara and Rachael Domiano record their Italian radio show Caffé Italia for Southeastern's radio station KSL…

Recording the past: A look at the Civil Rights movement...

Communication Interim Department Head Suzette Bryan and communication professor Amber Narro help students Tiffany Baptiste and Megan Mosher navigate t…

Documentary highlights Islenos community...

Communication student Josh Robin and history and English student Samatha Perez, both of St. Bernard Parish, show some of their work to William Robison…

"Learning to lead others..."

Assistant Professor of Chemistry Debra Dolliver observes senior Megan Lanier at work in one of the university's chemistry labs.…

Hands-on Learning - Probing the mysteries of gravity

Southeastern Professor of Physics Sanichiro Yoshida, right, explains the operations of the department's laser interferometry equipment to undergraduat…

Crowning success...

As an 8-year-old girl diagnosed with Tourettes Syndrome, Blair Abene never imagined how far her dreams of becoming a professional singer would take he…

Hard work takes the prize...

Kayla Allen, center, and Victoria Kinchen review their prize-winning paper and display their Outstanding Research Award plaques with their marketing p…

"Being a student athlete is challenging..."

Chris Bentley, center, assistant to the athletic director/life skills and academic liaison and faculty member in general studies, discusses class sche…

"Theoretical chemistry is the coolest thing ever..."

Senior chemistry major Becky Weber and Dr. Thomas Sommerfeld, director of Southeastern's Molecular Simulation Lab, discuss the composition of a specif…

Hearing it live changes everything...

Brian Hanson reviews his prize-winning composition, Creatures of Habit, with composition and theory professors Stephen Suber and Jeremy Sagala.…

Learning by doing

Nicole Finch, center, discusses her case study with Southeastern defensive end, Walter Vaughn, left, and Karen Lew, athletic training education progra…

From the classroom to the lab

Southeastern biologist Kyle R. Piller works with his undergraduate student assistant Malorie Hayes in the analysis of DNA data sets on the department'…

Coaxing beautiful sounds

Brian Martinez conducts the Southeastern Women's Chorale during a holiday performance at the First Baptist Church in Hammond.…

Mapping a career path

Junior Visual Arts major Dakota Chichester of Hammond and Web Coordinator Amber Layton discuss the new interactive campus map that Chichester created …

The opportunity to create

Dr. Martie Fellom, professor of dramatic arts, works with Diamond Williams of Baton Rouge, a general studies major with a concentration in dance, on D…

Learning while teaching

Senior elementary education major Alissa Davies of Lacombe, left, and several of her students at the Amite Migrant Head Start Center show Dr. Cynthia …

Practical learning at its best

Southeastern finance major Krista Marchinko and Dr. John Cresson, assistant professor of finance, work on the Bloomberg Machine, a powerful financial …

Ensuring new teachers' success

Southeastern Teacher Scholar Clancey Anderson works with her second grade students at Woodlake Elementary in Mandeville under the supportive eye of St…

Inspiration and insight into research

Student volunteer Alex Richerand performs arm curls with weights under adjunct instructor Gregory Reeves' guidance. Student Craig Thomas, a kinesiolog…

Research that makes a difference

Dr. Jeffrey Temple, assistant professor of biochemistry, supervises the work of Alex Mattheus, a junior biology major from Gonzales, one of the studen…

Art Meets Science

Department of Visual Arts assistant professor John Valentino assists student Jessica Bender of Ponchatoula with a still-life photographic assigment in…

Learning by Giving

At Southeastern, many students are gaining insight and real world experience by participating in service learning, a program that combines class work …

"Pioneering" Technology

Annie Labruzzo of Independence and her AutoCAD rendering of the Pioneer , the Civil War's first submarine. Labruzzo, an industrial technology major, w…

A Community of Friends

The community of friends who live in Southeastern student housing truly make Southeastern a "home away from home."…

Classroom Leaders

Susan Coffey of Mandeville works with a student at Woodlake Elementary in Mandeville. Coffey was awarded "Outstanding Student Teacher" in May 2005 and…

A World of "Bulls and Bears"

In the world of high finance, nothing beats the real thing.…

Seeing Science at Work

Sean S. Major of Slidell, an undergraduate biological sciences major,works with Dr. Rick Miller, assistant professor of biological sciences, in the gr…

Higher education... from a student's perspective

Aron Walker III of New Orleans, a management major concentrating in human resource management and Southeastern's SGA President, attends his first Boar…

Turn off your cell, don't be late... says research by Southeastern graduate student

Psychology graduate student Kim Nguyenof Harvey discusses her thesis with Southeastern psychology professors David and Barbara J. Shwalb. Nguyen's res…

My favorite job...ever!

Student disc jockey Rachelle Bowman, a mass communication major from Metairie, and Todd Delaney, director of Southeastern's KSLU radio station, collab…

A school without walls: The Northshore School of the Arts

Southeastern art instructor Kelly Mueller working with Fontainebleau High School students KC Stockhard and Jennifer Spearman in a drawing class at the…

A Cycle of Continuous Feedback

Chemistry professor Debra Dolliverworks in Southeastern's organic chemistry lab with undergraduate research assistants Richard P. Rucker (Pearl River)…

Not even Katrina could deter student from reaching her goal

Jamie Alonzo of Mandeville, shown with herself-portrait sculpture "Baby Girl," thought her hopes of being accepted into a Master of Fine Arts graduate…

Giving and receiving individual attention

Graduate student Melanie Derry of Baton Rouge works with five-year-old Cameron Juno of Mandeville during one of the summer sessions of the Speech-Lang…

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