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Southern University Ag Center helps McKinley High students start garden
March 20, 2018
The Southern University Ag Center helped McKinley High School students on Monday to finish work on a permanent vegetable garden. The garden will be used to grow seasonal vegetables, perennial fruit trees, bushes, and vines. Fresh produce from the garden will be grown and consumed by the students at McKinley High.
Southern University Foundation to break ground on philanthropy center
March 14, 2018
The Southern University Foundation will break ground for the Valdry Center for Philanthropy on Friday on the campus of Southern University, located at 618 Harding Blvd. The event will begin at noon. The Valdry Center for Philanthropy at Southern University is an academically based research center focused on philanthropic studies and nonprofit management.
Kimberly Ferguson-Scott
Southern University System Board Approves Ferguson-Scott as SUBR Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, Extends Banks’ Contract for SUBR Athletics Director
February 23, 2018
The Southern University System Board of Trustees today met for its February meeting on the Baton Rouge campus. Members approved President-Chancellor Ray L. Belton’s hiring of Kimberly Ferguson-Scott as the vice chancellor for student affairs and the extension of Roman Banks’ contract for athletic director. Both are positions are for the Baton Rouge campus.
SU Agricultural Center
Southern moves closer to finalizing contract for Medical Marijuana Program
February 22, 2018
Baton Rouge, La. - Southern University is currently in the process of finalizing its contract with Lafayette based Advanced Biomedics, LLC as the University’s medical marijuana cultivation and production facility operator. Southern announced the selection of its medical marijuana cultivator in September, but was unable to finalize the contract due to protest.
SU officials respond to flooding in Cade Library; BR campuses open
January 19, 2018
During recent inclement weather, including extended hard freezes, a major water line supplying chilled water to the mechanical room on the rooftop of the John B. Cade Library on the Baton Rouge main campus ruptured. There is flooding in the building. Please avoid the area while maintenance crews are currently assessing the situation and coordinating remediation and water extraction.
Southern University officials provide update on library flooding
January 19, 2018
University officials are continuing to survey the damages done to the January 18 flooding of the John B. Cade Library. Southern's Custodial and Risk Management team is working with Guarantee Restoration Services to ensure that the library repairs progress.
A special message to Southern University supporters from SU System President Ray L. Belton
January 13, 2018
A special message to Southern University supporters from SU System President Ray L. Belton
Southern University System Board installs chair, vice chair; approves several key hires
January 05, 2018
Today, Southern University Board of Supervisors Chair Ann A. Smith and Vice Chair Donald R. Henry were officially installed during the Board’s monthly meeting. Both were re-elected at the November 2017 meeting in New Orleans.
ADVISORY: SU System Board of Supervisors, January 5, 2018, Meeting Notice
January 04, 2018
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors will hold its regular meeting Friday, January 5, 2018, 9 a.m., in the Board Meeting Room, 2nd Floor, J. S. Clark Administration Building, on the Southern University campus in Baton Rouge.
A Holiday Greeting from SU System President-Chancellor Ray L. Belton
December 19, 2017
A Holiday Greeting from SU System President-Chancellor Ray L. Belton