Supply Chain Management recognized
Alumni to host Thanksgiving Lunch
Religious Intolerance lecture set

Sales Program holds competition

Athletics holds costume contest
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Southeastern Supply Chain Management Program listed among tops in nation 
study dot com logoSoutheastern’s Supply Chain Management Program has been recognized among the top in the nation for 2019 by, a website that helps students research potential schools, degrees, and careers.
     The website recognized 23 colleges and universities on the list. According to, the schools were selected based on unique features that give students an edge in the job market. The listed colleges and universities offer real-life training, simulations of actual supply chains, or hands-on projects, and many of them provide flexible course schedules or the convenience of online study, the website said.
     “Our faculty, business partners, and alumni take an active interest in helping students find jobs in their majors,” said Dean of the College of Business Antoinette Phillips. “Supply Chain Management students have opportunities for real world experiences that make them job-ready, and able to contribute to their employers’ success from day one.”
     As the only Louisiana school on the list, Southeastern was selected based on career and educational resources, faculty, job placement and more. The complete list can be accessed at
     The website cited Southeastern’s close ties with the Institute for Supply Management, a not-for-profit professional organization for supply chain management, as one of the reasons for being selected. It also stated that students enrolled in the supply chain management program are engaged in practical learning as well as classroom education, and that the school’s Department of Marketing and Supply Chain Management supports purchasing and logistics functions of regional retailers, wholesalers, and distributers.
     Additionally, Southeastern’s program offers a variety of internships for its students, including those at Cal-Maine Foods, Marathon Petroleum, Wal-Mart Logistics, Coca-Cola, and The State of Louisiana’s Office of Procurement. Students who graduate from the program have gone on to work for employers such as Lock-Heed Martin, Pool Corp., Smitty’s Supply, Cisco, and more.
     For more information on Southeastern’s Supply Chain Management Program, visit

Thanksgiving lunchAlumni to host Thanksgiving lunch
In appreciation of all Southeastern faculty and staff, the Alumni Association invites you to join its University chapter for a Thanksgiving Lunch as we celebrate the blessing of being part of the Southeastern family.
     Join us Wednesday, Nov. 14, from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. at the Alumni Center. Alumni members dine free of charge, non-members dine for $5 each.
     Please RSVP by Nov. 9. 

Sales Program holds competition
Southeastern’s Sales Program had its Internal Competition this semester on Friday, Oct. 19. Representatives from United Rentals, Republic National Distributing Co., and Republic Finance volunteered their time to assist in judging and playing buyers for the competition. Republic National Distributing was the competition sponsor.
     Students participating included the following: Abigail Benson, William Busby, Sierra Marchand, Mitchell Cole McHugh, Karlie McDonald, and Douglas Raiford. The top performer was senior Douglas Connor Raiford, who was also named Team Captain. The sales competition is run by marketing faculty members April Kemp and Tará Lopez.

sales competitionSALES PROGRAM COMPETITION HELD - Southeastern’s Sales Program had its Internal Competition this semester on Friday, Oct. 19. From left are Michael Goodrich, Ashley O’Quin, and Keith Chulick of Republic Finance, Kyle Kempff and Megan Harkless of Republic National Distributing, and Kenny Kirby and Eric Mahoney of United Rentals.

Religious Intolerance Lecture coming to Southeastern
The Federal Bureau of Investigation reports that the number of hate crimes in the U.S., especially those targeting religious groups, has risen since 2016. Rev. Robin McCullough-Bade, executive director of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, will address this problem at the inaugural Civility in Public Discourse lecture scheduled Nov. 14 at 4 p.m.
     Sponsored by Southeastern’s Department of Languages and Communication, the lecture, titled “Religious Tolerance in an Age of Intolerance,” will take place in Southeastern’s Student Union, room 2203, and is free and open to the public.
     McCullough-Bade is speaking at the invitation of Carol M. Madere, Ph.D., the Elizabeth Weeks Jones endowed professor in the humanities. Through her focus on civility in public discourse, Madere, an associate professor in the Department of Languages and Communication, said she plans to invite a number of speakers to campus to address the causes of incivility and intolerance that many feel have produced the divisive society that exists today.
     “Religious, political, racial and gender differences seem to be ripping apart the fabric of society today,” said Madere. “I’m hoping to expose the university community to people who have thought deeply about how to reduce the friction and find common ground again.”
     McCullough-Bade is an ordained minister in the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. She has served as executive director of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge since 2009.
     For more information, contact Madere at

Reb. Robin McCullough-BadeMCCULOUGH-BADE TO GIVE RELIGIOUS INTELORANCE LECTURE - Rev. Robin McCullough-Bade, executive director of the Interfaith Federation of Greater Baton Rouge, will give the inaugural Civility in Public Discourse lecture Nov. 14 at 4 p.m.

Athletics holds Halloween Costume Contest
The Athletics Department held their 6th Annual Halloween Costume Contest on Wednesday, Oct. 31. The winners will be announced at the Nov. 12 athletics staff meeting.

Athletics Halloween Costume Contest


Livingston Parish News
Southeastern Channel students snag Emmys for sixth straight year

Southeastern Channel to air new episode documenting WWI impact in Florida Parishes


The Southeastern men’s and women’s basketball teams will open their 2018-19 seasons during this week in Southeastern Athletics.
     The defending Southland Conference champion Lions will open the season on Tuesday, traveling to LSU for a 7:30 p.m. contest in Baton Rouge. On Friday, SLU opens its home schedule with a 7 p.m. game versus William Carey in the University Center. The Lions then head back on the road for a 3 p.m. game at Nebraska on Sunday.
     The Lady Lions will also open their regular season schedule on Wednesday. Southeastern travels to Alabama for a 7 p.m. contest in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. All of this week’s men’s and women’s basketball games can be heard in the Hammond area on KSLU-FM (90.9), online at and via the Lions Gameday Experience, Radio FX and TuneIn Radio apps.
     Sunday’s SLU-Nebraska tilt will be televised on ESPNU, while Tuesday and Wednesday’s season openers will both air on SEC Network+. LionVision subscribers can access a live video stream of Friday’s game at
     The SLU volleyball team (2-24, 1-12 Southland) will close out the 2018 season with three Southland Conference road matches. On Tuesday, Southeastern takes on Northwestern State for a 5:30 p.m. match. SLU heads to McNeese on Thursday with first serve set for 6:30 p.m. The regular season finale at Lamar is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Saturday.
     On Monday, Inside Southeastern Football with Frank Scelfo will air on the Southeastern Sports Radio Network (KSLU-FM (90.9), Kajun 107.1 FM, The Highway 104.7 FM and WFPR 1400 AM). Fans can also listen live at and via the Lions Gameday Experience, Radio FX and TuneIn Radio apps. A live video stream of the show, hosted by Scelfo and Allen Waddell, will be available via Facebook Watch at


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Southeastern Athletics has instituted a clear bag policy for all ticketed events, effective with the start of football season. For more information on the clear bag policy, visit



Football, Inside Southeastern Football With Frank Scelfo, Tope La Catering, 7 p.m. (KSLU 90.9) (Kajun 107.1) (The Highway 104.7) (WFPR 1400)


Men’s Basketball, at LSU, Baton Rouge, 7:30 p.m. (SECN+) (KSLU)
Volleyball, at Northwestern State, Natchitoches, 5:30 p.m.*


Women’s Basketball, at Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Ala., 7 p.m. (SECN+) (KSLU)


 Volleyball, at McNeese, Lake Charles, 6:30 p.m.*


 Men’s Basketball, vs. William Carey, University Center, 7 p.m. (LionVision) (KSLU)

NOV 10

 Volleyball, at Lamar, Beaumont, Texas, 10 a.m.*

NOV 11

 Men’s Basketball, at Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb., 3 p.m. (ESPNU) (KSLU)

Southeastern home events in bold.
* - Southland Conference contest


Victor M. Drescher (Music and Performing Arts) performed a recital of clarinet works by Robert Muczynski and Bela Kovacs at the American Single Reed Summit Oct. 27, on the campus of Truman State University in Kirksville, Missouri.


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