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SU System President Ray Belton and Chairwoman of the Board of Supervisors, Mrs. Ann Smith
Board of Supervisors approves clean water initiative, more at March meeting
March 27, 2018
At its March 23 meeting during an annual retreat in Loranger, Louisiana, the Southern University Board of Supervisors approved a pilot clean water initiative to be helmed by the Southern University Law Center. Detailed in the Memorandum of Understanding between the Law Center and Apollo Water LLC., the pilot program will give Law Center faculty and students an opportunity to engage in research related to environmental regulation and patent law regulations.
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.
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
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
SU Hurricane Nate update
October 07, 2017
The Southern University (SU) System and the Governor's Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness continue to monitor forecasts and weather announcements related to Hurricane Nate. An extended forecast includes possible Louisiana impact.

The SU Baton Rouge (SUBR) Athletic Department announced that kickoff for today's football game against Alabama A&M has been moved up to 1 p.m. at A.W. Mumford Stadium. As a result, the homecoming day party has been postponed.

SU System campuses accepting donations for Hurricane Harvey Relief
September 06, 2017
SU System campuses are accepting contributions to a special 2017 Texas Flood Fund established by the SU System Foundation.
Southern University Hurricane Harvey Relief
August 29, 2017
The Jaguar Nation extends prayers and well wishes for SU students, alumni, and all residents affected by Hurricane Harvey that came ashore in Texas last weekend and continues to generate inclement weather conditions for a vast area of citizens.