Southern University wins $40,000 Home Depot Grant

Southern University and A&M College will receive a $40,000 Retool Your School grant from Home Depot. Southern University’s Baton Rouge and Shreveport campuses along with Grambling State University are part of the 30 HBCUs selected by students, alumni and advocates to receive a combined $1 million in campus improvements grants through the annual Retool Your … Continue reading

Southern opens 2016 football season at ULM

Southern University football will open the first two weeks of the 2016 schedule on the road against in-state opponents ULM and Tulane before beginning the final year of the Southwestern Athletic Conference’s nine-game mandate on Sept. 17. The Jaguars travel to Monroe to face ULM on Sept. 3 in the first-ever meeting between the two … Continue reading

Southern University System names three finalists

The Southern University System Board of Supervisors’ President/Chancellor Search Committee today announced three finalists for the position of president/chancellor. After interviewing six applicants during its final meeting today at the Hilton Garden Inn in Baton Rouge, the 15-member search team narrowed the list for the next SU System leader to the following three candidates who … Continue reading

Southern University System finds creative way to attract students

When the fall semester begins at Southern University Baton Rouge, freshman orientation will be a bit different this year. In addition to the 892 incoming freshmen being welcomed to the Louisiana campus, about 150 community college students also will be greeted. They are enrolled at Southern University at Shreveport, a two-year community college. Read complete … Continue reading

Officials say budget cuts ‘detrimental’ to SU System

The Southern University and A&M College System–America’s only historically Black college and university system, an asset vital to the state of Louisiana and to the nation–will be devastated by the proposed budget cuts currently being considered by the Louisiana Legislature. The Southern University System would be cut nearly $19 million dollars in state funds, almost … Continue reading

Official schedule of events released for Bayou Classic

State Farm Bayou Classic® XXXVIII has released the following schedule of events for the weekend of November 24 – 27, 2011.   My Bayou Classic Thanksgiving Day Parade, Featuring Southern and Grambling marching bands, Parade route: Superdome to French Market, Thursday, Nov. 24 | 4:00pm-6:00pm KaBOOM! Playground Build, Friday, Nov. 25 My Bayou Classic Golf Tournament, Joe Bartholomew Golf … Continue reading

SU invites Jaguar Nation back to the Bluff

Southern University’s alumni federation invites Southernites and supporters to return to Baton Rouge and “bring home the pride and promise of the Jaguar Nation” at the 2011 National Alumni Conference, July 6-10, on the Baton Rouge campus. Organizers said the conference welcomes alumni “from across the globe back to the Bluff to reconnect, reminisce, and … Continue reading

Dialogue covers Civil Rights Cold Case

BATON ROUGE – Southern University’s Department of History will host “Civil Rights Cold Case Initiative: A Dialogue” with Emmy nominee and filmmaker Keith A. Beauchamp on Wednesday, Nov, 18 at 6 p.m., in room 313 of T.T. Allain Hall. Beauchamp will speak about his investigation into the murder of Emmett Till some 50 years after … Continue reading

Funeral arrangements set for SU Track Coach

Thomas to be laid to rest on Saturday, June 20. Funeral Arrangements for Johnny Leon Thomas Sr., Southern University head track and field coach for women and men has been scheduled for Saturday, June 20, 2009. Viewing begins at 10 a.m. with services starting at 11 a.m. at the Living Faith Christian Center, 6375 Winbourne … Continue reading

SU students, professor receive award at International Academic Conference

BATON ROUGE–Electrical engineering students Justin Boone, Alen Jones along with associate professor  Fred Lacy received the Best Paper award at the American Canadian Conference for Academic Disciplines held recently in Toronto, Canada. Boone, Jones and Lacy presented their findings of the  “Initial Characterization of Thin Film Temperature Sensing Thermistors” at the international conference held May … Continue reading