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SU SYSTEM EVENTS
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7/5/2015 'Inside the SU System' radio show, July 5
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 hosting C.H.E.F. Summer Cooking Camp for youth in several parishes during July
The SU Ag Center, in collaboration with the LSU AgCenter, during July, will sponsor several youth cooking schools entitled, "Creating Healthy Enjoyable Foods" (C.H.E.F.), for youth in several 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.

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.

SU SYSTEM CALENDAR
Datewww.sus.edu
2/11/2011 SU System-wide events calendar
SU SYSTEM NEWS
Datewww.sus.edu
6/23/2015 Local principal and SU alumna Jamee Williams is finalist for Louisiana Principal of the Year
On July 11, 2015, Ascension Public Schools will find out if it has back-to-back winners of Louisiana Principal of the Year.  Gonzales Primary Principal Jaimee Williams is one of nine finalists for the 2016 honor and Pecan Grove Primary Principal Marjorie Meyers is finishing her reign as the 2015 winner.

6/22/2015 SU a finalist in four HBCU Digest categories
Southern University is a finalist in four categories in the 2015 HBCU Digest national awards competition.

SUBR's College of Nursing and Allied Health is a finalist in the Best Nursing School category and the Human Jukebox Marching Band is among the top Marching Bands.

Southern scored in the Top Alumnus category with National Alumni Federation President Preston Castille. The SU Alumni Federation also finished among the top National Alumni Association of the Year Category.

6/22/2015 SU band, dance camp attracts record number again
Southern University's "Human Jukebox" Marching Band has attracted another record number of participants in its summer band and dance camp.

6/29/2015 SU's newest students enjoy 365 Jaguar orientation
Southern University Baton Rouge's newest Jaguars, some with their parents and relatives, were on campus June 28, 2015, for the "365 Jaguar Orientation" program.

6/23/2015 SUBR computer science receives $378,000 NASA grant
Southern University's Department of Computer Science has received a $378,075 grant from NASA to conduct research and technology development in areas critical to the space agency's mission.


6/17/2015 SUNO professor meets President Obama
President Obama recently recognized Southern University New Orleans professor Murty S. Kambhampati and 13 other individuals and one organization as the newest recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). The mentors received their awards at a White House ceremony Wednesday, June 17, 2015.

Pictured: President Barack Obama with the 20125 winners (Murty Kambhampati, third from left) of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM) in the Oval Office, June 17. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)
6/27/2015 SUS Alumni Affairs executive director judges Miss Louisiana pageant
Robyn Merrick, SU System director of alumni affairs and executive director of the SU Alumni Federation, served on a panel of judges for the Miss Louisiana Pageant, June 27, 2015, at the Monroe Civic Center in Monroe.

Pictured: Miss Louisiana 2015 with Robyn Merrick who was one of five judges for the recent pageant in Monroe.

6/26/2015 Upward Bound marks 50 years of success at SUBR
The Upward Bound program at Southern University Baton Rouge is marking 50 years of helping thousands of students in Baton Rouge and around the state to get a jump-start on access to higher education.

The federally-funded college opportunity program was designed in 1965 to motivate and supports students from disadvantaged backgrounds in their pursuit of a college degree.

SU SYSTEM NEWS LINKS
Datewww.sus.edu
6/22/2015 After long, honored police career, Houston's 'Mr. Thomas' set to receive greatest tribute
6/19/2015 Avery Johnson: 'I didnít know if I was good enough'
6/25/2015 Cooking camp teaches snack, meal preparation
6/23/2015 Executive Spotlight: Kahli Cohran, Civil Solutions Consulting Group
6/19/2015 Gentlemen's Cooking Classic
6/19/2015 Gentlemen's Cooking Classic brings out the best
6/27/2015 Gonzales Primary Principal is State Finalist for Principal of the Year
6/29/2015 Jindal signs medical pot bill; LSU likely to cultivate
6/28/2015 La. Sports Hall of Fame welcomes 11 new members
6/25/2015 La. Sports Hall of Famer Avery Johnson relied on strong mentors in his life
6/28/2015 Mickles: For affable Avery Johnson, life is all about timing (SU alum)
6/26/2015 New book documents NASA's 1961 civil rights mission
6/28/2015 Social Media Increasing Fundraising Efforts at Colleges and Universities
6/19/2015 Southern Gentlemen's Cooking Classic
7/1/2015 Southern, SARE program host tour of farms
6/28/2015 St. Augustine legends Otis Washington, Avery Johnson highlight Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame induction ceremony
SU SYSTEM SNAPSHOTS
Datewww.sus.edu
6/26/2015 Jag Kids Summer College Program takes field trip break
7/1/2015 New SUS president-chancellor meets with System faculty leaders
6/30/2015 SU Ag Center bids farewell to inaugural chancellor
PUBLICATIONS ONLINE
Datewww.sus.edu
6/29/2015 SULC E-news (June 29 - July 12, 2015)
SULC E-news (June 29- July 1, 2015)            

SU SYSTEM ATHLETICS
Datewww.sus.edu
1/7/2011 SU - Baton Rouge
1/7/2011 SU - New Orleans
1/7/2011 SU - Shreveport
SUPPORT SU!
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1/10/2011 Make a gift to support the Southern University System today

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.



SUS NETWORK
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