Happy Birthday, Southeastern

Thursday, September 15, 2016 Southeastern's 91st birthday
by: Rene Abadie

     HAMMOND - Southeastern Louisiana University President John L. Crain and Miss Southeastern, Alexis Laplante of Hammond, were on hand Wednesday to start the 91st birthday celebration for the university held in the Student Union mall. The university opened in 1925 as Hammond Junior College with five faculty members and an initial enrollment of 40 students. What began as a junior college supported by local taxes nearly a century ago now stands proudly as the third largest university in Louisiana. 

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