Leading tech company DXC opens in New Orleans; Southern among public institutions to receive $25M to increase STEM grads
May 25, 2018
Thanks to a new technology company and a state investment, STEM careers are even more accessible for Southern University students. In conjunction with DXC Technology and New Orleans, the State of Louisiana is funding a $25 million higher education initiative to expand the number of degrees awarded annually in computer science, management, and STEM-related fields (science, technology, engineering and math).
Southern University System receives resolution from Louisiana Legislature
March 28, 2018
The Southern University System received a resolution for being a trailblazer in the HBCU community from both the Louisiana Senate and House of Representatives during SU Day at the Capitol, held March 28. The resolution stated that the System provides “models of excellence in diversity, education, research, workforce solutions, and universal engagement by embracing its land-grant principle and thereby affecting change in and around the Southern University community.”
Southern University System Board of Supervisors held annual retreat
March 27, 2018
Last week, the SUS Board of Supervisors held their annual retreat. On the agenda were reports on the various colleges and campuses and presentations on new campaigns gearing up. Take a look at the retreat gallery.
SUNO receives additional funding for tech worker training
March 22, 2018
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.
SU Fall commencement speaker says she was 'pushed into her purpose'
December 15, 2017
Faith Jenkins, who graduated top of her class from the Southern University Law Center (SULC), and is star of her own TV show, "Judge Faith," was the commencement speaker for the 2017 Fall Commencement Exercises at Southern University, Friday, December 15, in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
SUSLA awarded $1.3M for Veterans Upward Bound
December 04, 2017
Southern University Shreveport (SUSLA) has been awarded $1.3 million to implement the Veterans Upward Bound Program (VUB).