Career Fair set Sept. 20
Homecoming Decorating Contest deadline
Fazio-Griffith appointed to state board
Northshore College Fair set Sept. 18

WWI exhibit to open Sept. 26
Community Gardening Day set
Quiz Bowl seeks entrants

Southeastern in the News
This Week in Athletics
Professional Activities



Southeastern students, alumni invited to Career Fair Sept. 20
Career Fair 2018Southeastern students and alumni are invited to participate in Career Fair 2018, the Office of Career Services’ annual university wide career event.
     Held as a benefit exclusively for Southeastern students and alumni, Career Fair 2018 will include over 160 organizational participants and will be held Thursday, Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Pennington Student Activity Center on the corner of University Avenue and General Pershing.
     Representatives from various companies and associations, government agencies, business, engineering, finance and banking industries will be on site to answer questions and take resumes during the free event.
     “Career Fair provides Southeastern students and graduates the opportunity to obtain that much needed face time with recruiters to set themselves apart from the rest of the pack and all of those faceless resumes that come their way,” said Ken Ridgedell, director of Career Services. “There is no other venue that allows direct interaction with recruiters and managers from over 160 employers and leaves a lasting, positive impression. In fact, it would take months to speak with as many recruiters as you can in one day at Southeastern’s Career Fair 2018.”
     To get the most out of the fair, Ridgedell said students and alumni should bring copies of their resumes; be prepared to briefly discuss career interests, goals, knowledge and skills; and collect brochures and business cards.
     For additional information on Career Fair 2018, contact Career Services at 549-2121,, or visit

Homecoming Departmental Decorating Contest registration deadline today
Today’s the deadline to register your office for the Homecoming Departmental Decorating Contest sponsored by SGA and the Alumni Association. This year’s theme is “Have No Fear, Roome’s Here!”

     We are looking forward to seeing great super-hero themed decorating around campus to celebrate!

Northshore College Fair scheduled Sept. 18 for high school students
High school students and their parents are invited to learn about universities and colleges across the state and nation as well as their scholarships, financial aid, and admissions requirements at the Northshore College Fair on Tuesday, Sept. 18.
     One of the largest college fairs in the state with more than 50 participating colleges and universities from throughout the state and nation, the free event will be held from 6-8 p.m. at Southeastern’s Pennington Center, located on the corner of University Avenue and General Pershing Street.
     The fair is open to all high school students and their parents. Students can pre-register for their own special bar codes at to use at the event. Many vendors will be able to scan the codes to collect the students’ contact and interest information, eliminating the need to complete information cards at each table.
     “This is the primary event for high school students and their families to learn more about selecting colleges,” said Anthony Ranatza, Southeastern director of Admissions. “Students and their parents will be able to browse exhibits offering information on academic and career options, university admissions requirements, as well as other scholarship and financial aid opportunities.”
     For more information on the fair, contact Southeastern Admissions at 549-5637 or e-mail Additional information about Southeastern, including admission requirements and scholarship opportunities, is available at

Southeastern Sustainability Center sets Community Gardening Day

Community Gardening Day

We would like to invite you and your organization to the Community Gardening Day on Tuesday, Sept. 25. This is an opportunity to mingle with other organizations on campus while getting in touch with your green side.

     We will be pulling weeds and cleaning up the gardening beds to get ready to plant seeds. There will be information provided at the event about how organizations can claim a plot and start growing their own produce in the community garden.
     Participants will meet at the Southeastern Sustainability Center, located at 2101 N. Oak St., at 5 p.m. Be sure to wear comfortable clothes, bring some gloves and a reusable water bottle if you have them. 
     Please have your group members sign up by filling out this google form so that we can get a count for the event.
     For more information, email
     Thank you so much and we look forward to seeing you!  

Quiz Bowl seeks entrants
Grab your fellow faculty, form a team, and compete in the 17th annual Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Homecoming Intramural Quiz Bowl.
     This fast-paced competition of faculty vs faculty and student vs student teams is scheduled Tues., Oct. 9, with student team competitions beginning at 2 p.m. and faculty at 3:30 p.m. We will try to accommodate your schedules.
     Top faculty prize is $100, and second place is $50. Entry deadline is Monday, Oct. 1.
     For application and any other information, contact Joan Faust at
     Good luck to all teams!

Fazio-Griffith appointed to state board of examiners
Southeastern Associate Professor of Counseling Laura Fazio-Griffith has been appointed by Gov. John Bel Edwards to the Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners.
     The LPC Board determines whether applicants are eligible for registrations or licenses and investigates accusations of illegal, unethical, or inappropriate practice of mental health counseling or marriage and family therapy in Louisiana.
     “We are thrilled Laura has been selected for this prestigious appointment. Her selection is a reflection of her character and high standards by the community of LPC professionals and peers,” said Ann Carruth, dean of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences. “I'm proud of Laura as she embarks on this unique, professionally enriching experience.”
     Fazio-Griffith has worked in the counseling field since 1999. She is a licensed marriage and family therapist, a licensed professional counselor, a registered play therapist, and a national certified counselor.
     A resident of Baton Rouge, she holds an undergraduate degree in sociology from Spring Hill College in Mobile, Ala., a master’s degree in public administration from the University of West Florida in Pensacola, and a master of education in counselor education and doctorate of counselor education from the University of New Orleans.

The Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies to host exhibit commemorating World War I centennial

A mock trench, battlefield diorama, and scores of war related items and artifacts are among the features of a special exhibit commemorating World War I at Southeastern’s Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies.
     Titled “The War That Did Not End All Wars: Louisiana and the Horror of World War I,” the exhibit will have its grand opening at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies, located on the third floor of Sims Library on Southeastern’s Campus. The exhibit is free and open to the public and will remain open through Dec. 10.
     “The guns fell silent on the human slaughterhouse that was World War I in November 1918. Alternately known as the ‘Great War’ and the ‘War to End All Wars,’ World War I represented an unprecedented human tragedy that devastated Europe and gave rise to political and economic configurations that continue to challenge our world today,” said Leon Ford Endowed Chair, Professor of History, and Director of the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies Samuel Hyde. “In our modern technology driven world attention spans are short and memories often fleeting, but the Great War left legacies of profound significance to American development, and Louisiana was no exception.”
     Hyde said World War I took mass human suffering to unparalleled depths and, in addition to indescribable butchery on the battlefield, genocide, innovation, pandemic, and racial and ethnic awareness were only a few products of the war.
     The exhibit opening is timed to coincide with the 100th anniversary of the launching of the Meuse-Argonne Offensive, the largest American military offensive in the nation’s history.
     “The Meuse-Argonne Offensive not only was our largest offensive operation, it witnessed 47 days of sustained fighting which not only resulted in more American casualties than any other battle in our history, but also brought Germany to its knees and forced the Germans to surrender,” Hyde said.
     An educational project designed to inform and entertain that places emphasis on all the nations who participated in the great struggle, the exhibit covers all aspects of the war from the sources of the conflict through the ill-fated Russian incursion and the influenza pandemic that killed thousands at the end of the war, Hyde said.
     Exhibit hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Friday. Hyde said schools and other interested groups are welcome to visit.
     “The exhibit is designed to remind us that war is about suffering, and we want to reach as many people as possible with that message,” Hyde added.
     For additional information about the exhibit or to schedule a group visit, contact the Center for Southeast Louisiana Studies at 549-2151, or email


Baton Rouge Advocate
Tangipahoa Parish calendar for Sept. 13-20, 2018 (Reconnect Farmer's Market)

Livingston Parish News
Cast chosen for Southeastern Opera Workshop’s ‘Into the Woods’


The Southeastern football, soccer and volleyball teams face Southland Conference competition, while the cross country, golf and tennis teams will also be in action during this week in Southeastern Athletics.
     The SLU football team (0-3, 0-1 Southland) will open the road portion of its league schedule on Saturday, traveling to Lamar for a 6 p.m. Southland tilt in Beaumont, Texas. The game will be televised on ESPN3 and via the app. The game can also be heard 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 Radio FX and TuneIn Radio apps.
     The Lady Lion volleyball team (1-9) will close out its pre-Southland slate on Tuesday with a 6 p.m. match at Southern. On Saturday, SLU welcomes league foe UIW for a 1 p.m. match in the University Center. LionVision subscribers will be able to access a live video stream of Saturday’s match at
     After opening its league schedule with a 2-1 home victory over McNeese last Friday night, the Southeastern women’s soccer team (4-2-1, 1-0 Southland) will hit the road for a pair of Southland matches this week. On Friday, the Lady Lions will be in Abilene, Texas for a 7 p.m. match at ACU. Southeastern closes the week with an 11 a.m. Sunday match at Incarnate Word.
     The Southeastern cross country teams will be hosted by an SEC school for the second straight weekend, as the Lady Lions finished second and the Lions finished third last Saturday at the LSU Invitational. This Saturday, SLU will be in College Station, Texas to compete in the Texas A&M Invitational. The men’s race is set for 8 a.m. and the women’s race follows at 8:45 a.m.
     After opening the season with a win at the Battle in the Big Easy, the SLU men’s golf team will continue its fall schedule this week. On Monday and Tuesday, the Lions will be in Hattiesburg, Mississippi to compete in the Sam Hall Intercollegiate.
     Like its golf counterparts, the Southeastern women’s tennis team will be looking to build on a tournament win in its fall opener, as the Lions opened 2018-19 by taking the Green and Gold Invitational. SLU will be in Conway, Arkansas on Friday and Saturday to participate in the UCA Invitational.
     Inside Southeastern Football with Frank Scelfo will air on the Southeastern Sports Radio Network on Monday. Hosted by Scelfo and Allen Waddell, the hour-long show will air at 7 p.m. from Tope La Catering and will be streamed live on Facebook Watch at


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Golf, at Sam Hall Intercollegiate, Hattiesburg, Miss., All Day
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)


Volleyball, at Southern, Baton Rouge, 6 p.m.
Golf, at Sam Hall Intercollegiate, Hattiesburg, Miss., All Day


 Soccer, at Abilene Christian, Abilene, Texas, 7 p.m.*
Tennis, at UCA Invitational, Conway, Ark., All Day


 Football, at Lamar, Beaumont, Texas, 6 p.m. (ESPN3) (KSLU 90.9) (Kajun 107.1) (The Highway 104.7) (WFPR 1400)*
Volleyball, vs. Incarnate Word, University Center, 1 p.m.*
Men’s and Women’s Cross Country, at Texas A&M Invitational, College Station, Texas, 8/8:45 a.m.
Tennis, at UCA Invitational, Conway, Ark., All Day


 Soccer, at Incarnate Word, San Antonio, Texas, 11 a.m.*

Southeastern home events in bold.
* - Southland Conference contest


Dr. Sam Cavell (History and Political Science) will present a paper on “David Farragut and the Capture of New Orleans, 1862” for the Baton Rouge Civil War Round Table at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 20, at Drusilla's Restaurant. The talk is open to the public.   


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