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SU SYSTEM EVENTS
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5/3/2016 Bernice King to deliver SUSLA spring commencement address, May 3
Bernice A. King, chief executive officer of The King Center, will deliver the commencement address for Southern University Shreveport’s 2016 Spring Commencement exercises Tuesday, May 3, 2016, 6 p.m., at the Shreveport Convention Center.

5/13/2016 Congressman Cedric Richmond to deliver SU Baton Rouge Spring Commencement address, May 13
United States Congressman Cedric Richmond will deliver the commencement address for the Southern University Baton Rouge Spring 2016 commencement exercises, Friday, May 13, 2016, at 10:30 a.m., in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.

5/7/2016 Gov. John Bel Edwards to address 2016 SULC Commencement, May 7
Gov. John Bel Edwards will deliver the 2016 Commencement address for Southern University Law Center at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 7, 2016, in the F. G. Clark Activity Center on the Southern University Baton Rouge campus.

5/7/2016 Gov. John Bel Edwards to serve as SUNO 2016 Commencement Speaker, May 7
Louisiana Governor John Bel Edwards will serve as the speaker for the Southern University New Orleans (SUNO) 2016 Commencement Saturday, May 7, 2016, at 4 p.m., in Kiefer Lakefront Arena.

5/4/2016 SU Ag Center set for 2016 school garden graduation ceremony, May 4
The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will hold a graduation ceremony for students participating in the "Eradicating Food Deserts through the Development of School Gardens" project. The event will recognize participants from Southern University Laboratory School, Scotlandville Magnet High School, and Scotlandville Pre-Engineering Academy on Wednesday, May 4, 2016, from 9 a.m. - noon, A. O. Williams Hall.

4/30/2016 SU and LSU Ag Centers Small Ruminant Field Day set for April 30
The Southern University Ag Center, along with the LSU AgCenter, the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine and the Kentwood Co-op, will host a small ruminant field day on April 30, 3016, at the LSU School of Veterinary Medicine, Skip Bertman Drive, on the LSU campus, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m.

SU SYSTEM CALENDAR
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2/11/2011 SU System-wide events calendar
SU SYSTEM NEWS
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4/29/2016 SU alumna to be recognized at White House event for ‘great educators across the country’
Duplessis Primary School master teacher Shaneka Burnett will travel to Washington, D.C. to attend a May 3, 2016, event at the White House recognizing the National Teacher of the Year, State Teachers of the Year and "great educators across the country." Burnett was recommended for this honor by the National Institute for Excellence in Teaching (NIET).

4/23/2016 SU computer science grad student wins La. Academy of Sciences best poster presentation award
Saritha Rakam, a graduate student from the SU Baton Rouge Department of Computer Science, achieved the best graduate poster presentation award in the division of computer science, math, and statistics and material sciences and engineering, during the 90th Annual Meeting of the Louisiana Academy of Sciences at Louisiana State University Alexandria, April 23, 2016.

4/2/2016 SU urban forestry student wins first place in National MANRRS Contest
Southern University urban forestry major Joshua Simon won first place in the National Society for Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) Undergraduate Written Essay Contest. Simon, a junior from Morganza attended the National MANRRS 31st Annual Career Fair and Training Conference in Jacksonville, Florida, March 30 - April 2, 2016.

4/25/2016 SUBR music student follows his calling to path for a better future
One of the most musically inclined students at Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) recently completed lead piano on an independent film that will premiere in the New Orleans Film Festival this October, in addition to a list of other noteworthy accomplishments.

4/20/2016 SUBR music students win NANM scholarship auditions
Southern University Baton Rouge music students Joshua Staes and Arthur Gremillion won the Regional (Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas) National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) Scholarship Auditions in voice, held April 8-9, 2016, in Dallas, Texas.

Pictured:  SUBR students Joshua Staes (left) and Arthur Gremillion.

4/26/2016 SULC alumnus Dennis Blunt named chairman of BR Area Foundation
Dennis Blunt, SULC '91, litigation partner at Phelps Dunbar, has been elected chairman of the Board of Directors of the Baton Rouge Area Foundation (BRAF). Blunt most recently served as vice chairman of the organization.

4/22/2016 SUS Board votes to merge the College of Ag with the Ag Center
The Southern University Board of Supervisors voted to merge the Southern University College of Agriculture with the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center at its April 22, 2016 meeting.

4/18/2016 SUSLA professor elected to AAUP council
SUSLA associate professor of English and Faculty Senate president Sonya Hester was recently elected as a council member at large for the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).

4/8/2016 Two BR students participate in 2016 Marshall-Brennan National High School Moot Court Competition
Wilneisha Cavalier, an 11th-grade student at Scotlandville Magnet High School; and Maya Jones, a 10th-grade student at Southern University Laboratory School, participated in the 2016 Marshall-Brennan National High School Moot Court Competition in Washington, D.C., April 8-10, 2016.

Marshall-Brennan competitors are pictured with their coaches (from left):  SULC student Kendall Knight; high school participants in the 2016 Marshall-Brennan National High School Moot Court Competition Wilneisha Cavalier of Scotlandville Magnet High School and Maya Jones of Southern University Laboratory School; and SULC student David Jones.

SU SYSTEM SNAPSHOTS
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4/17/2016 Lee High School class visits SU
4/21/2016 SU Band Spring concert entertaining, well received
4/27/2016 SU Chamber Music Series' holds Grand Finale concert
4/17/2016 SUBR mass communications professors present research at national convention
SU SYSTEM NEWS LINKS
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4/28/2016 Capitol Views: House bill consolidating Louisiana higher ed boards fails
4/16/2016 Celebrating LaShuntae Benton's life
4/28/2016 Congressman Cedric Richmond to deliver SU Commencement address
4/16/2016 Faith Matters: Bishop returns to where it all began (SU alum)
4/14/2016 John Pierre takes helm of Southern University Law Center
4/18/2016 John Pope enters late, barely avoids an early exit and then powers Southern baseball to a comeback win and a series sweep over Prairie View
4/14/2016 Judicial portrait at Southern University symbolizes career of Jesse N. Stone Jr.
4/19/2016 LSU’s professor Isiah Warner named best in the SEC
4/16/2016 Murdered Southern students laid to rest Saturday
4/22/2016 Murdered Southern students will receive college degrees
4/20/2016 Pam's Party Line: Among the honored
4/23/2016 Prince tribute: Watch Southern University's band play 'Purple Rain'
4/25/2016 Retired educator Lois Parquet has poured a lifetime into learning
4/23/2016 Shatoya McHenry makes team at SUSLA
4/22/2016 Slain Southern Univ. students to get posthumous degrees
4/22/2016 Slain SU students will receive posthumous degrees
4/16/2016 Southern ends 9-game losing streak as Daniel Franklin pitches a gem
4/20/2016 Southern lands first basketball signee in Shreveport's Josh 'Frog' Robinson
4/20/2016 Southern Law organizes mock trial for high schoolers
4/16/2016 Southern player paralyzed last season against UGA returns for G-Day game
4/23/2016 Southern rallies to stun No. 23 South Alabama in Mobile
4/23/2016 Southern University Human Jukebox rendition of Prince’s ‘Purple Rain’ will help cure the blues
4/22/2016 Southern University to award posthumous degrees to students
4/22/2016 Southern University to award posthumous degrees to students (Video)
4/29/2016 Southern visits Arkansas-Pine Bluff looking to clinch berth in SWAC tournament
4/17/2016 Southern wins series over Prairie View A&M with mercy-rule win
4/22/2016 Southern's Harris is SWAC Player of the Week
4/16/2016 Southern, Prairie View fighting for SWAC tournament berth
4/23/2016 Southern, South Carolina State to clash in 2017 MEAC/SWAC Challenge season opener at Mumford Stadium
SU SYSTEM ATHLETICS
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1/7/2011 SU - Baton Rouge
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1/7/2011 SU - Shreveport
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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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