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9/19/2014 SU System Bulletin
 
Southern Bulletin, links to upcoming events and recent news, announcements, publications, and initiatives from throughout the Southern University System.

8/26/2014 SUS awarded USDA Grant
 
The Southern University System recently received a $42,500 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to provide technical business training in rural communities throughout the state. The U.S. Department of Agriculture awarded $212,500 in grants to support workforce training in Louisiana.

7/11/2014 BR attorney elected SUAF national president
 
The Southern University Alumni Federation (SUAF) elected Opelousas, Louisiana native Preston J. Castille Jr. national president at its national conference in Houston, Texas, July 11, 2014.

6/30/2014 SU System Board of Supervisors appoints acting chancellor for BR campus
 
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors, June 30, 2014, appointed Flandus McClinton Jr., acting chancellor for Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR).
 
McClinton will lead the main campus of the five-campus SU System until a permanent chancellor is hired to fill the position. He replaces Jim Llorens whose contract ended June 30.

1/22/2014 Board of Regents approves SUNO's plan to develop Doctor of Social Work Program
 
The Louisiana Board of Regents has approved a letter of intent from Southern University New Orleans (SUNO) to establish a Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Program. The degree program would fulfill a need in the profession and the region for an on-site advanced practice doctoral program in social work.

12/5/2013 SU System mourns, remembers Nelson Mandela
 
The Southern University System is deeply saddened by the death of Mr. Nelson Mandela former president of South Africa. In 2000, Mandela was invited to Southern University and to Baton Rouge by then SU System President Leon R. Tarver II.

Pictured is former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela with then SU System President Leon R. Tarver II during spring commencement at Southern University Baton Rouge, May12, 2000, in A.W. Mumford Stadium. In addition to serving as commencement speaker during a May 10-12 visit to Baton Rouge, Mandela also received honorary degrees from Southern and LSU, and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at SU was named in his honor.

- Photo The Advocate

11/29/2013SU Board elects officers for 2014
 
The Southern University Board of Supervisors, November 29, 2013, unanimously re-elected attorney Bridget A. Dinvaut of Reserve as chairwoman for 2014 during it's regular meeting held in New Orleans.

The SU alumna was elected chairwoman in November 2013. The Board also unanimously re-elected the Rev. Joe R. Gant of Shreveport, as vice chairman.


4/11/2013 Bayou Classic signs extension with NBC Sports Group for next three years
 
The Bayou Classic team announced April 11, 2013, that the 40th Annual Bayou Classic will be broadcast on NBC nationally. The agreement between The Bayou Classic and NBC Sports Group extends the national broadcast on NBC through the 2015 contest.
 
NBC Sports Group has been the home of The Bayou Classic since 1991. Last year, the nationally-televised edition of the 39 th Annual Bayou Classic saw a 19 percent rating increase.

1/11/2013 SU Board welcomes new members, installs officers for 2013
 
The Southern University and A&M College System Board of Supervisors Friday, January 11, 2013, installed new officers and held a swearing-in ceremony for new and reappointed members during its regular monthly meeting.
 
Incoming chairwoman Bridget A. Dinvaut, who was unanimously elected during the annual officers' election in November 2012, and the Rev. Joe R. Gant of Shreveport, who elected as vice chair at today's meeting, were installed as the 2013 officers for the 16-member governing board for the Southern University System.

Pictured is Southern University Board of Supervisors chairwoman Bridget A. Dinvaut and vice chairman the Rev. Joe R. Gant being installed as 2013 officers during the governing board's regular meeting January 11, 2013, in the Board Meeting Room by general counsel Winston Decuir Jr.

-Photo Naville Oubre III, SU Office of Media Relations and Publications


1/4/2013 Governor announces appointments to SU Board of Supervisors
 
Today, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College.

The Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College serves to manage and supervise the Southern University System.

Read full release here (Office of the Governor - State of Louisiana).


Campus News
DateArticle
9/22/2014 SU observes the passing of former administrator Dr. Elton C. Harrison
 
Longtime Southern University administrator and ardent University supporter Elton C. Harrison died September 20, 2014. He was 97 and a resident of Baton Rouge.

Harrison served as vice president of Academic Affairs and was a former member of the Southern University Board of Supervisors.

9/3/2014 SU, Genesis Energy create $100,000 scholarship fund
 
The Southern University System Foundation and the SUBR College of Business and College of Engineering and Computer Science recently partnered with Genesis Energy to create a $100,000 scholarship fund for SU students. The scholarship seeks to encourage students to explore opportunities in their chosen fields of study and to develop a relationship with Genesis Energy. Five students from the Southern University College of Business are among this year's recipients.

Pictured is Genesis Scholars from the Southern University College of Business with Drew Ratcliff (center) Genesis public and government affairs specialist. Seated left to right: Martina Malone and Michael Whiten; Standing left to right: Donovan Jackson, Samantha Flemming, and Damien Parker.

8/26/2014 SUBR receives $250K award for global water research with Africa
 
Southern University Baton Rouge's Patrick Mensah has been honored twice in recent weeks for his efforts in the area of engineering.

Mensah, a professor in the College of Engineering and Computer Science, is one of 33 scholars who were named fellows and chosen to assist in developing an engineering curriculum at Ashesi University in Ghana, Africa.

8/6/2014 SUSLA awarded $1 million U.S. Dept. of Labor YouthBuild grant
 
Southern University Shreveport (SUSLA) is among 71 programs across 31 states, the District of Columbia, and the U.S. Virgin Islands to receive one of the U.S. Department of Labor’s $73.6 million in YouthBuild grants to support academic and occupational skills training for at-risk youth.

One of three Louisiana awardees, SUSLA will receive $1,075,000. Northshore Technical Community College, based in Bogalusa, will receive $948,905, and St. James Parish Government and Department of Human Resources in Convent will receive $900,000.

7/14/2014 SUBR welcomes students for fall classes that begin August 18
 
Interested students are invited to join the Jaguar Nation August 18, 2014, in Baton Rouge, on the beautiful campus of Southern University and A&M College. Great programs from nursing to engineering to business to education to the sciences are waiting. Student enjoy a fun and exciting campus atmosphere that includes social and educational events and a front row seat to the see the world famous Human Jukebox Marching Band.

6/2/2014 SUNO celebrates as last FEMA trailer leaves
 
Torrential rain moved the "Rising in Triumph: Farewell FEMA Trailers" ceremony indoors Monday morning June 2, 2014, but the sun came out just in time for Southern University New Orleans to celebrate as the last Federal Emergency Management Agency trailer rolled off the campus.

Pictured is SUNO chancellor Victor Ukpolo leading students, faculty, staff, administrators and guests in a second line as the Young Prospect Brass Band played.

5/30/2014 ExxonMobil awards $66,810 to Southern University
 
Representatives of ExxonMobil's Baton Rouge plant presented Southern University with a $66,810 check as a contribution from employees and the company to the Baton Rouge campus.

Picutred (left-right) during the check presentation -- ExxonMobil’s Wilbert Ferdinand, SU College of Engineering representative Janifer Peters, SUBR Chancellor James L. Llorens, Shabaka Gibson and Claudette Bradford, with ExxonMobil, and Phil Smith, with the SU System Foundation.



5/30/2014 SU director of bands announces his retirement
 
Lawrence Jackson, director of the world-renowned Southern University "Human Jukebox" Marching Band, is retiring. The Crowley native has been director of bands on the Baton Rouge campus since 2006.

4/2/2014 SUSLA receives $254,635 in grants from La. Board of Regents
 
Several Southern University Shreveport faculty and staff members have been awarded 2013-14 Louisiana Board of Regents Enhancement for Two-Year Institutions grants totaling $254,635.

1/30/2014 Some SU System campuses, offices open Thursday
 
Some campuses and offices of the Southern University System (SUS) in areas affected by Winter Storm Leon reopened Thursday, January 30, 2014.

1/13/2014 SU rehab gets $600,000 grant to develop program to assist troubled black students
 
Southern University Baton Rouge's Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies has been awarded a $600,000 grant to study and develop services that help African-American transition-age youth with emotional, intellectual, and behavioral disabilities to succeed in school and in careers.

Pictured (left to right) Madan Kundu, professor and chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Alo Dutta, associate professor and principle investigator, Ebonee Johnson, co-principle investigator. -Photo Naville Oubre III,  SUBR Office of Media Relations and Publications

10/4/2013 Tropical Storm Karen update
 
National Hurricane Center forecasters expect Tropical Storm Karen to be near the central Gulf Coast on Saturday as a weak hurricane or tropical storm. A tropical storm watch is in effect from west of Grand Isle to east of Morgan City, an area that includes metropolitan New Orleans, Lake Maurepas, and Lake Ponchartrain.

At this time, we do not expect TS Karen to affect campus operations.

Check it Out
DateArticle
9/25/2014 SU System president on La. Business and Industry Show, Cox 4 Louisiana
 
Southern University System President Ronald Mason Jr. appeared on the September 25, 2014, Louisiana Business and Industry Show on Cox 4 Louisiana.


3/19/2014 Omega Psi Fraternity Inc. establishes endowed scholarship at SU
 
Dr. Andrew A. Ray, Grand Basileus, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, March 19, 2014, presented a $25,000 check to SU System President Dr. Ronald Mason Jr. for an endowed scholarship.

The top officer of Omega Psi Phi, Incorporated earlier signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the SU System to establish an Endowed Scholarship Fund in the national fraternity's name at Southern University.

Dr. Andrew A. Ray, Grand Basileus, (left) Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated presents a $25,000 check to SU System President Dr. Ronald Mason Jr. for an endowed scholarship in the national fraternity’s name at Southern University.

12/13/2013SU students first to finish online MPA degree program
 
The first graduates of Southern University's Executive Master's in Public Administration Online Degree Program received their degree diplomas during commencement ceremonies Friday, December 13, 2013.

Both Rhonda Sylvan and Myra Victor said the program has provided them with an affordable and easily accessible means of getting the degree they wanted but didn't have the time to achieve going full-time.

11/15/2013Doug E. Fresh and Kevin Hart set to take the field
 
Celebrities and special guests to appear during Bayou Classic weekend

Bayou Classic fans and ticket-holders are in for a treat! Rapper, record producer, and the original human beat-box, Doug E. Fresh (pictured left), will perform live for the all-new Bayou Classic pre-game Show. We have a rich history of legends on the field, and this year we're adding another one to the list!   Get to your seats early so that you can be a part of the action.

Kevin Hart (pictured right), and movie producer, Will Packer will also be joining in on the 40th Annual Bayou Classic Celebration! Hart will be taking a ride to New Orleans, right through the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, onto the field, for a special halftime presentation. That's all that we can tell you. You'll have to be at the game to see the rest. Order your tickets now!


11/11/2013Alumnus leads SU System development, Foundation
 
The Southern University System, November 1, 2013, welcomed New Orleans native and Southern University alumnus Alfred E. "Al" Harrell III as director of development and executive director of the SU System Foundation.

10/27/2013SUNO Homecoming events, October 27 - November 2
 
Southern University New Orleans will celebrate Homecoming 2013 October 27 - November 2, 2013.

9/17/2013 SUSLA announces launch of an associate of science in business management online degree program
 
Southern University Shreveport (SUSLA) and Education Online Services Corporation announces the launch of a new online degree--associate of science in business management. The associate of science in business management online degree is designed for student seeking a broad program of study in all phases of business practices.

9/11/2013 SU System announces new VP for academic and student affairs
 
The Southern University System welcomes Monique Guillory-Winfield as the new vice president for academic and student affairs. Guillory-Winfield possesses more than 15 years of experience in higher education administration including her most recent position as an associate with The Barthwell Group, a boutique management-consulting firm based in Detroit, Michigan, with an array of higher education clients.

9/3/2013 SU Bachelor of Science in Psychology Online Degree Program launches
 
Southern University Baton Rouge in conjunction with Education Online Services Corporation, is proud to announce the launch of a bachelor of science in psychology online degree program.

The bachelor of science in psychology Online degree program provides a foundation into the affective and cognitive processes that underlie human development and behavior.

8/27/2013 SU Baton Rouge offers new online MBA degree
 
Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) and Education Online Services Corporation are pleased to announce the launch of a new online degree program, a masters of business administration (MBA).

8/26/2013 Southern University Baton Rouge announces launch of new online degree program
 
Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) and Education Online Services Corporation (EOServe Corp.) recently announced the launch of a bachelor of science in computer science online degree program.

8/12/2013 SU participating in CCD Spirit Competition
 
Southern University is participating in the second annual College Colors Day spirit competition and is asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup award, which includes $10,000 toward the general scholarship fund.

6/25/2013 SU to launch online bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies degree, Fall 2013
 
Southern University Baton Rouge and Education Online Services Corporation are pleased to announce the launch of a new online degree: bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies commencing on August 5, 2013. The bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies online degree is housed within the SUBR College of Education and is designed specifically for adult learners who are striving for a higher level of education to enable them to access increased growth and employment opportunities.


5/31/2013 40th Annual Bayou Classic tickets on sale now
 
Tickets for the 40th Annual Bayou Classic are on sale now. The Bayou Classic is the iconic collegiate gridiron matchup between Grambling State University and Southern University, which will take place on Saturday, November 30, 2013 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Bayou Classic fans can also purchase tickets for the ever-popular Battle of the Bands & Greek Show to be held on Friday, November 29, 2013, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

5/29/2013 The Bayou Classic announces 2013 schedule of events, Road Show schedule
 
The Bayou Classic Wednesday, May 29, 2013, announced their official schedule of events for the upcoming series of events beginning November 26, 2013. Each year, this weekend of events brings together family, friends and alumni of Grambling State University and Southern University to see one of America's greatest college sports rivalries and celebrate football, family, and the traditions surrounding Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

5/22/2013 2013 Football Season Books available
 
Season books for the upcoming 2013 football season are available for renewal for existing season book holders at the Southern University Ticket Office located in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

4/4/2013 SUS debuts new student services mobile app
 
The Southern University System recently announced the debut of its mobile application suite 'eNtourage' for Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR).

SUBR is leading the technology wave by being one of the first campuses in the U.S. and Canada to provide course add and drop, shopping cart registration and student bill payment directly from students' mobile devices. The new mobile app has a robust suite of applications covering the entire student pipeline management and provides SUBR students and staff with one stop access to the University's information such as campus news, events, maps, and feedback.

3/18/2013 'Inside the SU System' radio show, March 24
 
Tune in for the "Inside the Southern University System" radio show on Downtown Radio 97.7.

The Southern University System (SUS) radio show airs on Clear Channel Media and Entertainment's Downtown 97.7 FM on Sunday mornings from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.

3/18/2013 Southern set to face No. 1 seed Gonzaga, Thursday
 
Twenty years after Southern men's basketball posted its lone NCAA tournament win, the Jaguars will venture west looking to conjure up a historic, bracket-busting win.

The Jaguars learned Sunday they are Salt Lake City bound as the No. 16 seed in the West Region to face No. 1 seed Gonzaga Thursday, March 21, 2013, at EnergySolutions Arena.

- AP photo

2/7/2013 SU's M-9 advances to second round for Naismith Student Section of the Year
 
With 119,636 votes cast, Southern University's M-9 student cheering section claims 16th place to advance to the second round of voting in the Naismith Student Section of the Year Award. Fans and supporters also helped the popular cheering section place at the top among the SWAC schools participating in the contest.

The M-9 section in the F.G. Clark Activity Center has been nominated as one of the top college basketball student sections in the country and is asking for fans to continue voting to help win the prestigious title.


1/4/2013 SU's Human Jukebox headed to the Super Bowl -- again
 
It's Super Bowl time again for the world famous Southern University Marching Band.

The band, nicknamed the "Human Jukebox," will perform in New Orleans during pre-game activities of Super Bowl XLVII being held February 3, 2013, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.This will mark the fourth Super Bowl performance for the SU marching band.

10/10/2012SUBR celebrating Homecoming 2012
 
Southern University Baton Rouge is celebrating Homecoming 2012 through October 13. The theme for this year's observance is "Southern University:  Accepting the Challenges, Making a Difference, Forever United."
Honors and Awards
DateArticle
12/13/2013Computer science major from China SUBR's top student for fall commencement
 
Yalin Liu was chief student marshal of Southern University Baton Rouge’s Fall 2013 graduation class.

The China native arrived at Southern in the fall of 2010 with one thing on her mind: Graduate with her bachelor’s degree in computer science in just three years.

Pictured is Liu receiving her degree from SUBR chancellor James Llorens during fall commencement, December 13, 2013, in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.           -Photo Naville Oubre III

12/7/2013 SU Jaguars win SWAC football title
 
The Southern University Jaguar football team, led by senior quarterback Dray Joseph, won the Toyota Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship Game Saturday, December 7, 2013, 34-27 over the Jackson State Tigers, in Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.
- Photo David Kent, SU Athletics

Upcoming
DateArticle
9/22/2014 SU Museum of Art features three Louisiana artists in centennial celebration exhibit
 
The Southern University Museum of Art (SUMA), celebrates Southern University Baton Rouge's Centennial with an exhibit, "Southern Art: Reflections of History, Culture, and Lifestyle," featuring the works of artists Don Cincone, Ted Ellis, and Daryl Tripplett.

9/21/2014 SUBR Centennial Homecoming celebration underway
 
Southern University Baton Rouge Homecoming festivities kicked off Sunday, September 21, 2014, and continue through Saturday, October 4, 2014.

8/19/2014 SUS President's online chat session, tonight
 
The Southern University System, Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at 6 p.m. (CDT), will host the next online chat session with SU System President Ronald Mason Jr. for alumni, stakeholders, and the Jaguar Nation.

8/1/2014 SU System president to appear on Jim Engster Show, August 4
 
Southern University System President Ronald Mason Jr. will be a guest on the The Jim Engster Show, WRKF 89.3 FM, Monday, August 4, 2014, at 9 a.m. (CDT).

4/1/2014 SUS Day at the capitol, April 28
 
SAVE THE DATE!

The Southern University System will host SU System Day at the Louisiana State Capitol, Monday, April 28, 2014.

3/31/2014 SU gala to raise funding for tuition, scholarships, April 17
 
Southern University and A&M College is holding its 2014 Centennial Gala at 7 p.m., Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the L'Auberge Casino and Hotel in Baton Rouge. The event is a fundraiser for scholarships and tuition for deserving SU students.

The cost of the black-tie event is $125 per guest. Featured entertainer is recording artist Regina Belle.
3/13/2014 Symposium to focus on "Quality Education" as a Constitutionally Protected Right, March 26-27
 
A symposium on "Quality Education as a Constitutional Right and the Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)" will be hosted by the Southern University and A&M College System (SUS), the Southern University Law Center (SULC), and the SULC Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty, in partnership with the Mississippi Freedom 50th Anniversary, Wednesday and Thursday, March 26-27, 2014.

3/10/2014 SU Class of '64 grads to celebrate golden anniversary, May 8-9
 
Graduates of the Southern University Baton Rouge Class of 1964 are planning a golden anniversary celebration May 8-9, 2014.

The commemoration will be in conjunction with the University's Centennial Celebration for the Baton Rouge campus. The University was founded in New Orleans in 1880 and was relocated to Scott’s Bluff in Baton Rouge in 1914.

1/3/2014 SUNO to break ground on Small Business Incubator Center, January 13
 
Southern University New Orleans (SUNO) will break ground on its Small Business Incubator Center during a ceremony Monday, January 13, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. on the Lake Campus lot next to the current College of Business and Public Administration Building.

12/2/2013 SUBR Pre-Centennial Christmas Concert, December 5
 
Southern University Baton Rouge is presenting a Pre-Centennial Christmas Concert, Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 7 p.m., in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

11/12/201340th Annual Bayou Classic game and events tickets on sale
 
Tickets for the 40th Annual Bayou Classic are on sale now. The Bayou Classic matchup between Grambling State University and Southern University, will take place Saturday, November 30, 2013 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Check out special ticket promotions and exciting event details at www.mybayouclassic.com.

Bayou Classic fans can also purchase tickets for the ever-popular Battle of the Bands & Greek Show to be held on Friday, November 29, 2013, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
10/28/2013'Round Up On The Bluff' Saturday, November 16
 
High school seniors are invited to Southern University's "Round Up On The Bluff," Saturday, November 16, 2013, at 10 a.m., on the Baton Rouge campus.
8/8/2013 SU System Statewide Town Hall Tour continues
 
The Southern University System is hosting a series of statewide town hall meetings for alumni, stakeholders, and supporters during August. The tour, "Transforming the Southern System: From Good to Great," began with a meeting in Baton Rouge August 8, 2013, and will conclude with a stop in New Orleans, Monday, August 19.

Pictured is a large group of alumni, stakeholders, and supporters August 8, 2013, in the A.W. Mumford Fieldhouse listening to a presentation from SU System President Ronald Mason Jr. during the first in a series of statewide town hall meetings.

5/13/2013 SU Alumni Federation Leadership Summit, June 7-8
 
The Southern University Alumni Federation will host a leadership summit, June 7-8, 2013, at Southern University New Orleans.

The two-day meeting in New Orleans replaces the 2013 national conference. The 2014 SUAF National Alumni Conference is scheduled for July 9-13, 2014, in Houston, Texas.

5/9/2013 La. Supreme Court chief justice to be spring SUBR commencement speaker, May 17
 
Bernette J. Johnson, the first African-American Chief Justice of the Louisiana Supreme Court, will be the commencement speaker at Southern University's graduation ceremonies.

Commencement begins at 10:30 a.m., on May 17, and will be held in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

5/8/2013 Gen. Honore' set to speak for Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, May 16
 
Retired U.S. Army General and Southern University alum Russel L. Honore' will be the guest speaker at the Southern University Army ROTC Commissioning ceremony at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 16, 2013, in A.W. Mumford Fieldhouse, Baton Rouge.

5/7/2013 Dallas Alumni Chapter 30th Bayou Bash, June 1
 
The Southern University Alumni Federation Dallas Chapter will host its annual Bayou Bash Scholarship Fundraiser, Saturday, June 1, 2013.

The 30th anniversary event will be held from 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. on the front lawn of the African-American Museum at the historic Fair Park grounds in South Dallas.

5/6/2013 SUSLA energy camp scheduled June 3-7
 
Southern University Shreveport will host Energy Camp Louisiana June 3-7, 2013, at the main campus. The camp is open to all Caddo parish high school students.

The camp is designed to teach high school students about the different types of energy, energy conservation, and efficiency as well as energy-related careers. During the week-long camp, students participate in hands-on experiments, energy discussions, interactive computer games, and win prizes for "best in class" team efforts.


5/1/2013 Meharry Medical College president to speak at SUNO commencement, May 11
 
Wayne J. Riley, M.D., a native of New Orleans, advisor to President Barack Obama, and current president of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee will deliver the Southern University New Orleans commencement address on Saturday, May 11, 2013. at 4 p.m.

5/1/2013 SUSLA alum, retired educator scheduled to address SUSLA graduates, May 11
 
Southern University Shreveport, Saturday, May 11, 2013, will hold two commencement ceremonies for Spring 2013 graduates.

The Division of Allied Health and School of Nursing graduation ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. and the Divisions of Behavioral Sciences and Education, Business Studies, Humanities and Science, and Technology's will follow at noon. Both ceremonies will be held in the Health and Physical Education Center.

The Division of Allied Health and School of Nursing speaker is SUSLA alumnus Marilyn Glover Latin, RN, BSN, CRT (pictured left). Latin is a registered nurse at the Overton Brooks Memorial Veterans Administration Medical Center in Shreveport. The noon commencement speaker is Ollie Tyler (pictured right), the first woman and first African-American to serve as superintendent of Schools for Caddo Parish and a former administrator with the Louisiana Department of Education.



5/1/2013 U.S. Attorney to give 2013 SULC commencement address, May 11
 
U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley of the Western District of Louisiana will deliver the 2013 Commencement address for Southern University Law Center at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2013, in the F.G. Clark Activity Center on the Southern University Baton Rouge campus.

Finley is a magna cum laude graduate of Grambling State University and a cum laude graduate of the SU Law Center,.

One hundred and seventy-three graduates are expected to receive the Juris Doctor Degree this spring.

4/17/2013 SU System events to promote healthy, productive environment
 
Southern University and A&M College will host Sustainability Week, April 22-26, 2013, "Creating a Culture of Sustainability: Where Blue and Gold Meets Green." The SU System president, a top Toyota executive, and others will join faculty, staff, and students from the Southern University System, for this educational event.

4/11/2013 SUS President's V-Chat session, April 30
 
The Southern University System, Tuesday, April 30, 2013, will host another online chat session with SU System President Ronald Mason Jr. for alumni, stakeholders, and the Jaguar Nation. Register here now.

3/4/2013 Southern University to celebrate Founders' Day in March
 
Southern University will celebrate its 133rd Founders' Day 2013, with a series of activities. The special recognition of the University's history is titled "Meeting Challenges, Building Alliances, Creating Opportunities."

The SUBR celebration kicks off Thursday, March 7, with a Community Prayer Breakfast. Southern University Shreveport will celebrate Founders’ Day, Tuesday, March 12, 2013.

3/4/2013 SU Ag Center set for 9th Annual Procurement Conference, April 4
 
The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will hold its annual "Connecting Businesses with Contracts" Procurement Conference, Thursday, April 4, 2013. The event will kick-off with registration at 7:30 a.m. in the Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union on the Southern University A&M College campus, 500 Jesse N. Stone Avenue, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

3/4/2013 SUSLA to host Campus/Community Health Fair, March 20
 
Southern University Shreveport Counseling Center and Student Activities will sponsor a Campus/Community Health Fair Wednesday, March 20, 2013, from 8 a.m. until noon in the Health and Physical Educational Complex (gymnasium).

3/3/2013 SU Alumni Home Chapter to hold crawfish fundraiser, April 6
 
The Home Chapter of the Southern University Alumni Federation will host its 2nd Annual Scholarship Crawfish Boil on Saturday, April 6, 2013, from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Mayberry Dining Hall Lawn. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the event.

3/3/2013 SULC Alumni Round-Up, April 10-13
 
The Southern University Law Center will celebrate its 65th Anniversary during the 2013 SULC Round-Up, April 10-13, 2013, in Baton Rouge.

2/25/2013 John Singleton set to speak at SU, March 3
 
Movie director and producer John Singleton, who rocketed to national attention with his first movie "Boyz n the Hood," will speak at Southern University Baton Rouge at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013,  in the Royal Cotillion Ballroom of the Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union.

2/4/2013 SU to hold 'College Night on the Bluff,' February 26
 
Southern University Baton Rouge will be offering scholarships and information on exciting paths of study at "College Night on the Bluff" set for Tuesday, February 26, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

2/1/2013 SU Ag Center livestock show continues through March 2, 2013
 
The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center is holding its 70th Annual Livestock Show for youth participants and families, through March 2, 2013, at the Maurice Edmond Livestock Arena, 14600 Scenic Hwy, Baton Rouge.

2/1/2013 SU Ag Center to hold 2nd Annual Louisiana Small Farmer Conference, March 14-16
 
The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will hold the Louisiana Small Farmer Conference, themed "Enhancing Opportunities for Louisiana Small Family Farms," March 14-16, 2013, at A.O. Williams Hall in Baton Rouge.

Registration is $25.00 by March 1, 2013.

Small farmers pictured during field training as part of 2012 conference.

1/14/2013 SUS President's online chat session, January 31
 
The Southern University System will host quarterly online chat sessions with SU System President Ronald Mason Jr. for alumni, stakeholders, and the Jaguar Nation, beginning January 2013. Register here now.

1/7/2013 New officers installation and swearing-in ceremony lead SU Board’s January meeting agenda
 
Governor names three and reappoints two members to SU Board of Supervisors

Attorney Bridget A. Dinvaut of Reserve will officially be handed the gavel as the 2013 chairwoman when the Southern University Board of Supervisors meets January 11, 2013, in Baton Rouge. Dinvaut replaces Darren Mire who completed two consecutive terms as chairman last December.

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal Friday, January 5, 2013, announced three new appointments and reappointed two members to the SU Board of Supervisors, who will take the oath of office at the Board’s first meeting of the year.



1/1/2013 SUS President's online chat sessions scheduled for 2013
 
Beginning January 2013, the Southern University System will host quarterly online chat sessions with SU System President Ronald Mason Jr. for alumni, stakeholders, and the Jaguar Nation. Details coming soon.

   

 

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