It’s National Hazing Prevention Week
Various departments and student groups are sponsoring programs throughout this week
centered on hazing awareness and education. Events include tabling in the Student
Union all week with information distributed about hazing; a workshop for faculty and
staff in the Center for Faculty Excellence; and a candlelight vigil for victims of
hazing hosted by SGA.
For dates, times and more details, check out the latest edition of the student
newsletter What’s Up @ Southeastern via the link at the bottom of ByLion, or contact
the Office for Student Engagement at 549-2120.
Southeastern Theatre to present new adaptation of Dracula
Southeastern’s theatre program will open its fall season with the play Dracula, a new adaptation of Bram Stoker’s literary work of the same name. Written and directed
by Associate Professor of Acting and Directing Jim Winter, the play will run Sept.
25-28 at 7:30 p.m. nightly in Vonnie Borden Theatre, located in Southeastern’s D Vickers
“Set in the heart of the London, Dracula traditionally portrays the journey Jonathan Harker and his fiancée Mina begin upon
after their meeting with the strange nobleman from Transylvania, Count Dracula,” explained
Winter. “Along with Professor Abraham Van Helsing, Jonathan and Mina struggle to discover
the secret Dracula keeps so carefully guarded. All the while, dark things begin to
happen around them.”
While visually striking with all the thrills and chills one would expect from
the horror classic, Southeastern’s Dracula has a few surprises in store, according to Winter.
“This all-new adaptation will be unlike anything the audience has ever seen on
this campus,” he said.
Tickets can be purchased one hour before performance time from the Vonnie Borden
Theatre box office, located in the lobby of D Vickers Hall. General admission tickets
are $15 adults; $10 seniors/non-SLU students; and free to Southeastern students with
The cast includes the following 14 Southeastern students: Alden Mason, Jenna
Morgan, Jessica Monsour and Taylor Bennett of Slidell, Erica Weiss, Thomas Murphy
and Tyler Meyer of Mandeville, Colin Ross and Kayla Bullard of Baton Rouge, Alexis
Durante of Hammond, Shelly Sneed of Minden, Payton Core of Folsom, Jordin Jones of
New Orleans, and Taylor Meng of Gonzales.
For more information, contact Southeastern Theatre at 549-2115.
WWII Museum marketing focus of breakfast
You are invited to this semester’s Marketing Breakfast as part of Business Week on
Tuesday, Oct. 9, on the third floor of the Student Union. Breakfast will be served
at 7:45 a.m. and the speaker will begin at 8 am. The speaker is Jonah Langenbeck,
Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at the National WWII Museum.
Langenbeck is a marketer and curator living in New Orleans. Over the last 20
years he has helped organizations big and small grow revenue, fulfill mission, and
cultivate engaged, passionate communities through branded visual communications.
His daily work practice is rooted in the metafield of marketing and communications
incorporating elements of strategic management, marketing strategy, creative, communications,
project management, data, and analytics.
While Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at The National WWII Museum,
Langenbeck has helped drive transformative growth through effective paid, owned, and
earned media strategies.
To register to attend, go to southeasternmarketing.simpletix.com. Tickets are $12 online, $10 in the Marketing office in Garrett Hall, or $15 at the
For more information, contact the Department of Marketing & Supply Chain Management
Graphic arts students exhibit artwork at Sims Library
An exhibit titled “Vector: Graphic Design Art Show” featuring the work of student
artists in the Lion Design Association will be on display in Sims Memorial Library,
Sept. 27 through Oct. 29. The opening reception is scheduled Thursday, Sept. 27, from
5-7 p.m. in the lobby of Sims Library. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
The exhibit showcases the best works of art from the department’s students. Members
created original works of art using the skills and tools taught in the graphic design
For more information, contact Megan Sanders, president of Lion Design Association
at email@example.com or Outreach Librarian Angie Balius at Angie.Balius@southeastern.edu.
University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Ensemble Concert
The Southeastern Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Ensemble will present its first concert
of the fall 2018 semester Monday, Oct. 1, at 7:30 p.m., in Pottle Music Building Recital
Under the direction of Michael Brothers, lecturer of percussion, and John Madere,
lecturer of double bass, the University Jazz Ensemble and Jazz Lab Ensemble concert
is free and open to the public.
The Jazz Lab Ensemble program will include “All Blues” by Miles Davis and “Work
Song” by Nat Adderly.
The University Jazz Ensemble program will include “April in Paris” by E.Y. Harburg
and Vernon Duke, transcribed and recreated by Jeff Hest; Are We There Yet? by Lyle Mays, arranged by Bob Curnow; Libertango by Astor Piazzolla, arranged by Fred Sturm; 4:1, composed and arranged by John Madere; La Penultima, composed and arranged by Ladd McIntosh; Carmelo’s By The Freeway, composed and arranged by Bob Florence.
Joining the Jazz Ensemble will be guest saxophone artist Brad Walker, one of
the most active and sought-after performers in New Orleans. Walker led the horn section
for Nashville mega-star Sturgill Simpson’s world tour of his Grammy-winning album
A Sailor’s Guide to Earth. In addition to extensive domestic and international touring, Walker performed with
Simpson on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, Conan O’Brien, The Daily Show, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and was a featured soloist on The Tonight Show, Saturday Night Live, and the 2017 Grammy Award telecast.
For more information, contact the Department of Music and Performing Arts at
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,
For application and any other information, contact Joan Faust at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Good luck to all teams!