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7/5/2015 SUAF Leadership Summit in NOLA, July 5-7
The Southern University Alumni Federation (SUAF), as a promotional partner of ESSENCE Festival, will host Leadership Summit in New Orleans, July 5-7, 2015, at the Hilton Riverside.

6/20/2015 SUSLA Foundation's 16th Annual GCC, June 20
The Southern University Shreveport Foundation is preparing for The 16th Annual Gentlemen's Cooking Classic with an added category. Lady chefs will join the annual men's competition Saturday, June 20, 2015, at the Shreveport Convention Center, 400 Caddo Street, Shreveport. Also returning are junior chefs.

6/19/2015 SU authors launch book during special Juneteenth event, June 19
Three Southern University authors will launch their book "Images of America SCOTLANDVILLE." The event will be held Friday, June 19, 2015, at 4 p.m., at the Mount Pilgrim Baptist Church Family Life Center, 9700 Scenic Highway.

Pictured (left - right): Ruby Jean Simms and Charles Vincent, professors of history; and Rachel Emanuel, director of communications and development support, SU Law Center.

6/18/2015 SU Ag Center 2015 Family and Youth Exposition, June 18-20
The SU Ag Center is holding  its 2015 Family and Youth Exposition from June 18-20, 2015, in Baton Rouge. This year's theme is "Dream: Discover the Rewards of Educating & Advancing Minds."

Pictured: Student participants with staff at the 2014 SU Ag Center Youth Expo.

6/14/2015 'Inside the SU System' radio show, June 21
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.

6/1/2015 SU Ag Center to host C.H.E.F. Summer Cooking Camp for youth in eight parishes, June, July
The SU Ag Center, in collaboration with the LSU AgCenter, will sponsor several youth cooking schools entitled, "Creating Healthy Enjoyable Foods" (C.H.E.F.), for youth in eight parishes throughout the state.

6/1/2015 SU Ag Center: Urban Ag Farm Open for Tours
The Southern University Ag Center's Sustainable Urban Agriculture Demonstration Farm has launched its farm tours. This educational garden gives information on vegetable varieties, planting instruction, composting techniques, and other relevant information. The farm tours will be available throughout the year.

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6/18/2015 SU summer science campers get lesson on space from former astronaut
Former U.S. astronaut Bernard Harris, June 18, 2015, entertained and educated about 50 area middle school students participating in the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp on the SU Baton Rouge campus.

Pictured: Former astronaut Bernard Harris leading an excersise with a "Mars Lander" that student teams made with household materials.

6/12/2015 Ray Belton named SU System president and chancellor
After interviewing two finalists recommended by the Southern University System (SUS) President/Chancellor Search Committee, the SUS Board of Supervisors, Friday, June 12, 2015, named Ray L. Belton President and Chancellor of the SU System.

6/10/2015 Retiring SU Ag Center chancellor honored by BR Metro Council
Leodrey Williams, chancellor of the Southern University Ag Center, who is retiring June 30, 2015, was presented with a Certificate of Recognition for 50 years of service in the field of Agriculture by the Baton Rouge Metro Council at its June 10, 2015 meeting.

Pictured (left - right):  BR City Council members Ronnie Edwards, Tara Wicker, and Chauna Banks; Leodrey Williams, chancellor, SU Ag Center; Melvin "Kip" Holden, mayor of Baton Rouge; and BR councilwoman C. Denise Marcelle.
6/8/2015 SUBR team part of water purification effort in Ghana
Southern University Baton Rouge students, faculty, and support staff are part of a research effort to develop low-cost materials help to help provide sustainable water purification in Ghana.The students and faculty are in the African country of Ghana for the next 30 days conducting research and developing means of improving drinking water there

Pictured (from left):  SUBR students Kimberly Cribbs, Gabrielle Muhammad, and Lance Burton; Bernice Ruth, administrative assistant, Patrick Mensah, professor, mechanical engineering, and Fareed Dawan, research associate and assistant director, SUBR College of Engineering and Computer Science; and SUBR students Shola Falodun, Jacquelyn Ford, and Kristen Hypolite.

6/5/2015 SUNO hosts HBCU business deans roundtable summit
Southern University New Orleans, along with Southern University Baton Rouge and Xavier University of New Orleans, June 3-6, 2015, hosted the 13th Annual Summit of the National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable at the Royal Sonesta New Orleans. With the theme, "The Role of Energy and Human Capital in Economic Development from a Global Perspective."

Pictured:  Members of the HBCU Business Deans Roundtable attend a reception in the SUNO College of Business & Public Administration on the University's Lake Campus, June 4, 2015.

6/5/2015 SUNO professor receives fourth patent from USPTO
William Belisle, director for grants and sponsored programs at SUNO, has received his fourth patent from the U.S, Patent and Trademark Office, entitled "Method and apparatus for elevating and manipulating objects using electromagnetic fields only."

6/1/2015 SU Speech-Language Pathology opens playground for children being treated at campus clinic
The Department of Speech-Language Pathology recently opened its playground for children being treated at Southern University Baton Rouge’s Speech and Hearing Clinic in Blanks Hall.

6/19/2015 5 things to do this weekend in Shreveport
6/18/2015 Some Louisiana universities to test new admission standards
6/18/2015 Avery Johnson: ‘My roots are still in Louisiana’
6/18/2015 Ray Belton to take over as Southern president June 30
6/17/2015 Honoring those who put the young first
6/16/2015 Baker woman picked to be Google Lime scholar
6/15/2015 Belton In as Southern President
6/13/2015 Ray Belton named new Southern University System leader
6/13/2015 Belton named new Southern U president/chancellor
6/13/2015 SU Board of Supervisors select Dr. Ray Belton as new Chancellor, President of system
6/13/2015 Dr. Ray Belton chosen as new Chancellor of Southern University
6/13/2015 Ray Belton named new chancellor and president of Southern University
6/13/2015 Ray Belton Named Southern System President
6/13/2015 Ray Belton named Southern president and chancellor
6/13/2015 Belton to take over helm of Southern University
6/13/2015 Chancellor Ray Belton selected as president/chancellor of Southern University System
6/12/2015 Finalists to head Southern University meet with campus stakeholders
6/12/2015 Southern University students meet president/chancellor candidates
6/10/2015 Memorial service held for former SU president
6/10/2015 Southern University students and faculty collaborate to bring clean water to Africa
6/10/2015 Toldson, Belton Named Finalists for Southern University Job
6/10/2015 Inaugural Celebration Bowl will be featured on ABC
6/9/2015 Southern U president-chancellor search down to 2 candidates
6/9/2015 SUS President/Chancellor Search Committee to host campus sessions for finalists
6/6/2015 Edward Pratt: Before her fame as an educational leader, Dr. Dolores Margaret Richard Spikes was a great teacher at Southern University
6/17/2015 SUNO professor meets President Obama
6/11/2015 Economic development conference at SU brings diverse group together
6/15/2015 SULC E-news (June 15-21, 2015)
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8/1/2012 SU System Foundation 1880 Society
Fifteen charter members in the fall of 2011 established a new giving society with the potential to generate $1 million annually for the University. The 1880 Society is a cumulative giving initiative where individuals make multi-year pledges to support the University. The goal is to have 1,000 individuals give at least $1,000 per year.

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