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December 14 at 5:26 pm

Today, nearly 500 graduates received degrees from Southern University Baton Rouge at its fall commencement. Led in by Traci Smith, chief student marshal, graduates convened to receive bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, as well as commissions to the U.S.Army and the U.S. Navy. Missed the ceremony? The ceremony can be viewed in its entirety at

December 14 at 5:19 pm

Today's ceremony was bittersweet, yet inspiring! It is our hope that these graduates will have a prosperous journey and spread #JaguarPride where ever they go. We can't wait to see what's in store for you. Missed graduation? We've got you covered: #WeAreSouthern #HBCU #Gradszn

December 13 at 2:36 pm

Flying in all the way from the #DMV, Reuben Curry is extremely thrilled to finally be on the Bluff to receive his master's degree in Criminal Justice. Curry, along with 27 others, successfully completed online programs in Criminal Justice and Public Administration. Currently, Curry works as an Investigator/Special Agent with the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. #WeAreSouthern #HBCU #criminaljustice #HBCU

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