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3/1/2015 'Inside the SU System' radio show, March 1
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 2015 Jaguar Kids' College Summer Program, June 1-July 16
Southern University's Division of Continuing Education is hosting the 14th Annual College Summer Program "2015 Jaguars Kid's Camp," June 1-July 16, on the Baton Rouge campus.

2/25/2015 Authors to discuss race and religion in La. at the 2014-15 SULC Speaker Series, March 3
At noon on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, authors Rachel L. Emanuel, A. P. Tureaud Jr., and Michael H. Rubin will present "The History and the Mystery: A More Noble Cause and The Cottoncrest Curse,” a compelling look into race and religion in Louisiana as part of the Southern University Law Center’s Speakers Series
"The History,” A More Noble Cause: A. P. Tureaud and the Struggle for Civil Rights In Louisiana is a debut biography written by Emanuel and Tureaud.  "The Mystery,” The Cottoncrest Curse, is a debut murder thriller by Rubin.

4/23/2015 SAVE THE DATE: SU Ag 1890 Wellness Walk, April 23
The Southern University Ag Center will host an 1890 Wellness Walk, Thursday, April 23, 2015, 9 a.m.

The 1890 Wellness Walk is a part of the 125th Celebration of the 1890 Land-Grant Universities. All proceeds raised through this event will go toward the Justin Morrill Scholarship Fund.

3/9/2015 Southern University annual Founders' Day celebration, March 9
Southern University will celebrate 135 years during its annual celebration March 9, 2015, on the Baton Rogue campus. A full day of events and activities are planned.

3/5/2015 SU Ag Center Livestock Show, March 5-7
The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will host the 72nd Annual State Livestock and Poultry Show March 5 - 7, 2015. at the Maurice A. Edmond Livestock Arena in Baton Rouge.

3/18/2015 SU Ag Center to celebrate National Agriculture Day, March 18
The Southern University Ag Center will join in celebrating National Ag Day in recognition of the abundance provided by American agriculture. The event is set for Wednesday, March 18, 2015, from 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. at the Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union, Southern University Baton Rouge.

2/27/2015 SU Ag Center to co-host summit on the state of Louisiana families, February 27
The Southern University Ag Center along with PICO Louisiana, the Micah Project, and members of the Louisiana Legislative Black Caucus will co-host a summit on the "State of Families of Color in Louisiana." The event will be held on February 27, 2015, 9 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. at the Southern University Ag Center, 181 B.A. Little Drive.

3/3/2015 SU Ag Center to participate in workshop for beginning and advanced farmers, March 3
The Southern University Ag Center will participate in a workshop targeting beginning and advanced farmers on Tuesday, March 3, 2015, at the Ira Nelson Horticulture Center in Lafayette starting at 8:30 a.m. Alex Hitt will serve as keynote speaker.

5/2/2015 SU Alumni Home Chapter to hold crawfish fundraiser, May 2
The Home Chapter of the Southern University Alumni Federation will host a Crawfish Boil and Music Festival Saturday, May 2, 2015, from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at BREC Greenwood Community Park, 13350, Highway 19, Baker. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the event.

2/4/2015 SUBR exhibit featuring art from SU Lab School alum continues through March 5
Southern University Baton Rouge held an opening reception, February 4, 2015, to mark the opening of the Irvin Jones Collection of African-American art in the Visual Arts Gallery in Frank Hayden Hall.

Jones, a graduate of the SU's Laboratory School, began collecting art after taking a class in art appreciation while a student at Howard University. He has amassed more than 400 works that he has purchased.

2/3/2015 SUSLA's Lalah Hathaway fundraising concert rescheduled for March 12
Southern University Shreveport's Lalah Hathaway concert has been rescheduled for Thursday, March, 12, 2015, at the Scottish Rite Temple, 725 Cotton Street.

2/11/2011 SU System-wide events calendar
2/23/2015 Graduate student curates exhibit of SUNO’s African Art Collection
Select works from the University’s African Art Collection will be on display in SUNO's Leonard S. Washington Memorial Library as part of "Celebrating a Legacy," an exhibit curated by MA Museum Studies student Erika N. Witt.  An opening reception was held Tuesday, Feburary 24, 2015,  in the library.

Pictured: SUNO MA Museum Studies student Erika Witt holds her favorite mask in the SUNO African Art Collection.

2/26/2015 Southern Board member at White House
Southern University System Board of Supervisors member The Reverend Samuel Tolbert Jr., was among a group of African-American civil rights and faith leaders to meet with President Barack Obama at the White House, February 26, 2015.
2/2/2015 Southern University Centennial Commemorative Book available for purchase
The Southern University Centennial Book, 100 Years on the Bluff, can be purchased for $20 at the Office of Media Relations, first floor, J.S. Clark Administration Building, Baton Rouge, with cash, check or credit card.
2/8/2015 SU Ag Center Livestock Show holds Beef Showmen Workshop
The Southern University Ag Center's Livestock Show held a "Beef Showmen" workshop for St. Helena 4-H Livestock Exhibitors on Sunday, February 8, 2015, in Greensburg.

Pictured: Christie Monroe (standing - far right), SU Ag Center livestock program manager, speaking with some youth exhitors in St. Helena Parish.

2/20/2015 SU alumna to head V.I. Education Department
Southern University grad Sharon McCollum will soon head the Virgin Islands Education Department. A Virgin Island government committee recently approved her nomination.

McCollum has a bachelor’s degree in sociology from Southern.

2/13/2015 SU marching band fulfills wish of teenager with cerebral palsy
Jaymerson George had his wish come true on February 13, 2015. He got to see and hear the Southern University Marching Band, "The Human Jukebox.”

The famous Make-A-Wish Foundation granted George’s wish and director of Bands Nathan Haymer said he was excited and proud that Southern University could make it happen.

Posing with Southern's "Human Jukebox" (from left), are drum major Keith Morgan, Jaymerson George, standing, James George, and SU Director of Bands Nathan Haymer.
-Photo by Edward Pratt, SU Office of Media Relations

2/19/2015 SU scientist earns grant for project that may lead to treatment of autism, other conditions
The National Institute of Health has awarded Southern University a three-year grant, totaling $331,560, to work on a project that will help researchers develop therapies to treat autism and Huntington's Disease. The grant was secured by Eduardo Martinez-Ceballos, the newly elected chair of biology, chemistry, and environmental toxicology.

2/24/2015 SUNO women's basketball wins second title
The SUNO Lady Knights (16-4, 11-1 GCAC) women's basketball team clinched the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference regular-season women's basketball championship -- the second in the program's history and the first since 1999-2000.

2/25/2015 SUS distinguished professor of physics receives major DOE grant
Diola Bagayoko, the Southern University System Distinguished Professor of Physics, has received a three-year, $503,931 federal research grant to help develop new methods and processes in the field of materials and energy science.

2/10/2015 SUS President's V-Chat (Replay)
SUS President's February 10, 2015, V-Chat (Replay)                                                          

2/20/2015 SUSF 1880 Society awards $31,000 for SU student recruitment 
The Southern University System Foundation (SUSF) 1880 Society recently awarded $31,000 to support University and alumni student recruitment efforts.

1880 awarded $25,000 to the SU Alumni Federation to support the Federation's regional student recruitment initiative, and $6,000 to the SU Office of Admissions and Recruitment to support the newly formed division’s effort to recruit students for the Baton Rouge campus.

2/18/2015 SUSLA honors pioneers, leaders at Black History Honors Brunch
Southern University Shreveport honored some local leaders during its first Black History Honors Brunch, February 18, 2015, at the Shreveport Convention Center.

Pictured: SUSLA chancellor Ray Belton (back center) poses with award winners (left to right) John Belton (Pioneer award), Henry Price (Theme award), Sherricka Fields (stand in for Mayor Ollie Tyler (Pioneer award)), Dottie Bell (Theme award), The Rev. Harry Blake (Pioneer award), Dorsey Summerfield (Theme award), and Sen. Greg Tarver (Pioneer Award) following SUSLA Black History Month Awards brunch.  - Photo Douglas Collier/The Times

2/19/2015 The Rev. Jeremiah Wright SUBR Black History Month Speaker
The Rev. Jeremiah Wright, pastor emeritus of Trinity United Church of Christ, spoke Thursday, February 19, 2015, in the Smith-Brown Memorial Union at Southern University Baton Rouge.

2/17/2015 Adrian Rodgers leads Southern past Valley
2/16/2015 Black History Profile: Football at SU and LSU on Jan. 1, 1965
2/25/2015 Charter Schools USA hires regional education director for Baton Rouge, Lafayette
2/25/2015 David Banner visits Southern, Xavier, goes in-studio with Trombone Shorty
2/16/2015 Depth fuels Southern women's surge
2/15/2015 Financial woes might revive talk of UNO-SUNO merger
Officials grapple with looming cuts
2/22/2015 Free-throw woes can’t derail Southern women, who post their 12th straight win
2/14/2015 Higher ed cuts could devastate local colleges
2/16/2015 Human Jukebox Grants Wish to Fan with Cerebral Palsy
2/19/2015 Jeremiah Wright says blacks shouldn't rely on government for help
2/22/2015 Jeremiah Wright tells a Southern University audience to put its faith in God, not government: Jarvis DeBerry
2/26/2015 Katrina Jackson proud to walk a road paved by others
2/24/2015 Lalah Hathaway to perform at SUSLA fundraising concert
2/22/2015 Lawmaker vows effort to reinstate Crescent City Connection tolls if SUNO-UNO merger proposed again
2/16/2015 LISTEN - SCSU, Southern, Grambling Athletic Leadership on SiriusXM
2/25/2015 Louisiana Board of Regents sets statewide policy on sexual assault
2/25/2015 Louisiana sets uniform campus sexual-assault policies to rein in 'wild, wild West' atmosphere
2/14/2015 Mason: Southern can't survive proposed cuts
2/25/2015 readers react to possible revival of Crescent City Connection tolls, SUNO-UNO merger
2/15/2015 Offense leads Southern past UAPB
2/27/2015 Readout of the President's Meeting with African American Civil Rights and Faith Leaders
2/19/2015 Rev. Jeremiah Wright spoke during Southern University's Black History program
2/27/2015 Roger Cador and Southern open their own clubhouse after years of work and red tape
2/16/2015 Small lineup helps Southern offense
2/19/2015 Southern again weighing leadership merge to handle catastrophic budget cuts
System president seeks to 'finish' job
2/20/2015 Southern baseball season ready to get off to (late) start
2/16/2015 Southern beats Mississippi Valley State 68-56
2/20/2015 Southern Board Votes For Dual System President-Flagship Chancellor Position
2/21/2015 Southern board votes to combine president, chancellor roles
2/14/2015 Southern defeats BRCC, 6-0
2/24/2015 Southern has another baseball matchup with Nicholls State postponed
2/20/2015 Southern Lab seniors leaders deliver against East Iberville
2/23/2015 Southern Lady Jags beat Alabama St., 72-58
2/26/2015 Southern makes changes to this weekend's series against Prairie View
2/22/2015 Southern men win despite losing Jared Sam
2/21/2015 Southern men's and women's hoops sweep Alabama A&M at home
2/14/2015 Southern men's and women's hoops sweep Arkansas Pine Bluff
2/14/2015 Southern pitchers hold BRCC in check in exhibition
2/21/2015 Southern University board consolidates chancellor and president positions
2/21/2015 Southern University board consolidates chancellor and president positions
2/26/2015 Southern University job fair attracts over 400 students and 70 companies
2/25/2015 Southern University Professor Diola Bagayoko receives $500,000 grant from U.S. Dept. of Energy to help develop new methods, processes for energy science
2/20/2015 Southern votes to combine chancellor, president
2/26/2015 Southern will start home-opening series against Prairie View on Friday, as weather concerns resurface
2/22/2015 Southern women rout Alabama A&M despite four ejections
2/14/2015 Southern women rout UAPB again
2/14/2015 Southern women seek 9th straight
2/17/2015 Southern women win early start
2/22/2015 Students give opinions on possible merger of UNO, SUNO
2/19/2015 SUSLA Black History Month Awards (Photos)
2/18/2015 SUSLA holds first Black History Honors Brunch
2/18/2015 SUSLA honored local trailblazers at inaugural brunch
2/21/2015 SUSLA takes locals back to their roots
2/27/2015 Tour: SUSLA'S Museum of Art (Video)
2/25/2015 William Bradford appointed new attorney for the City of Shreveport
2/16/2015 Zulu King and Queen ready to reign
2/24/2015 Students get interview tips at workshop
2/25/2015 SUBR career fair attract students, companies
2/20/2015 SUBR holds Honors College Annual Pinning Ceremony
2/25/2015 Team Think Smart wins first place in SU Ag Center's 21st Annual Quiz Bowl Contest

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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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