Honors Staff

Dr. Procopio


Dr. Procopio


Dr. Procopio received a B.A. and M.A. in Speech Communication from Louisiana State University and a Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Public Address from Indiana University. As an undergraduate, she earned an Honors diploma authoring her senior thesis on Edmund Burke’s Speech to the Electors of Bristol.

Telephone: (985) 549-2135
Fax: (985) 549-3478
Email: Claire.procopio@southeastern.edu


Ms. Cathy Morgan

Administrative Assistant 

Cathy Morgan

Ms. Cathy was born in Independence, LA and has lived in Louisiana all of her life. She started working for Southeastern on June 9, 2003 and in August 2016, she became an Administrative Assistant for the Honors Program and International Initiatives department. 


Graduate Assistants


Ayanna Jones

 A picture of a Graduate Assistant, Ayanns Jones

"Do the best you can until you know better. Then, when you know better, do better." - Maya Angelou

Hometown- Originally from Atlanta, GA and currently lives in Baton Rouge

Undergraduate degree- Elementary Education 1-5

Graduate degree program- Masters of Science in Teaching & Instruction 

Plans after graduation- I want to begin my journey as an educator. My ultimate goal is to open my own schools in low income areas to provide a safe learning environment for children. 

Fun Fact- I have been pescatarian for 7 years!


Samantha Schloegel

  A picture of graduate assistant Samantha Schloegel

“It’s only after you’ve stepped outside of your comfort zone that you begin to change, grow, and transform.” - Roy T. Bennett

Hometown- New Orleans, LA

Undergraduate degree- Management Entrepreneurship

Graduate degree program- Masters of Science in Counseling

Plans after graduation- I plan on working under experienced counselors in various environments before opening my own private practice for mental health counseling.

Fun Fact- I enjoy true crime podcast!


Kelsy Serre

 Picture of graduate assistant Kelsey Serre.

"I don't want to survive. I want to live!" — The Captain (Wall-E)

Hometown-Jacksonville, FL

Undergraduate degree- International Relations; Political Science

Graduate degree program- Masters of Science in Counseling

Plans after graduation- I want to experience both elementary school counseling and study abroad advising. I also want to move overseas and explore the world!

Fun Fact- I lived abroad in Lithuania for 5 weeks!