Miller selected as Southeastern Alumnus of the Year
Monday, September 25, 2023
by: Tonya Lowentritt
ALUMNUS OF THE YEAR – Southeastern Louisiana University has selected Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller as the Southeastern Alumni Association 2023 Alumnus of the Year. Miller will be honored Oct. 13 at the Alumni Association’s annual awards evening held on campus as part of Southeastern’s Homecoming Week.
HAMMOND – Tangipahoa Parish President Robby Miller has been selected as the Southeastern
Louisiana University Alumni Association 2023 Alumnus of the Year. A 1984 graduate
of Southeastern, Miller will be honored at the Alumni Association’s annual awards
evening Friday, Oct. 13, during Homecoming Week.
“An alumnus of the year is someone who demonstrates Lion pride, excellence, caring, and service; this year’s recipient does just that,” said Vice President of University Advancement Wendy Lauderdale. “Robby Miller loves his community and shares core values with his alma mater.”
As a lifelong entrepreneur and community activist, Miller applied his business skills to parish government. His #TeamTangi approach has focused on streamlining parish services, increasing communication between parish agencies, and delivering better, faster service to citizens.
Miller has served on the Alumni Complex Building Committee and chaired the Operations Subcommittee. He has also served on the Alumni Association’s Board of Directors, the President’s Community Advisory Committee, and the Lions Athletic Association. He is active in the SLU Former Football Players Association, and received the Distinguished Service Award in 1998 for his service to the university.
During his tenure as Tangipahoa Parish President, Miller has served as the 2019 vice chairman of the Louisiana Board of Commerce and Industry, secretary for the Regional Planning Commission, which he chaired in 2018, and multiple terms as president of the Parish Presidents of Louisiana. He is a member of the Police Jury Association of Louisiana’s Executive Board, and he remains an active voice on the state’s Connect LA Broadband initiative.
For tickets to or more information about Alumni Awards Evening, visit southeastern.edu/homecoming.