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SU SYSTEM EVENTS
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7/29/2014 SUSLA schedules 'Back to Jag Day' for former students, July 29
Southern University Shreveport will host "Back to Jag Day" July 29, 2014, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., on the main campus in the Jessie Stone Lecture Hall for former students who wish to re-enroll.

7/19/2014 SU Ag Center to offer healthy living classes for teens in Opelousas, July 19
Youth ages 10 to 18 are invited to learn how to take good care of themselves while having a good time during this year's Healthy Living Workshop hosted by the SU Ag Center's Southwest Center for Rural Initiatives in Opelousas, July 16 - 30, 2014.

7/13/2014 'Inside the SU System' radio show, July 13
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.

7/12/2014 SU Day in Houston for recent HS grads and seniors, July 12
Southern University invites all recent high school graduates and 2014-2015 high school seniors to "SU Day in Houston,” Saturday, July 12, 2014, at the Westin Galleria in the Ballroom, 10 a.m. - noon.

7/10/2014 test
7/9/2014 SUAF National Conference, Houston, TX, July 9-13
The Southern University Alumni Federation will hold its annual conference at the Westin Galleria Hotel in Houston, Texas, July 9-13.

7/7/2014 SUNO to Offer ACT Compass Prep Camp, July 7-22
Southern University New Orleans will host an ACT Compass Prep Camp July 7-22, 2014, for prospective college freshmen to receive tutoring in reading, writing, and mathematics. Scheduled 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day, the camp is designed to help students achieve a higher score in English and math on ACT Compass, which can be used for admission and enrollment to four-year colleges and universities.

7/1/2014 41st Annual Bayou Classic Ticket Promotion, July 1-31
The Bayou Classic recently announced a special deal to commemorate the Bayou Classic's 41st anniversary. Get 4 Bayou Classic Tickets for Only $41.

1/21/2014 SUBR centennial celebration Save the Dates
The Southern University Baton Rouge campus is celebrating its 100th year located on Scott's Bluff. The Centennial Steering Committee has planned several exciting events to celebrate this significant milestone.

SU SYSTEM CALENDAR
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2/11/2011 SU System-wide events calendar
SU SYSTEM NEWS
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7/10/2014 SUNO receives grant from TFL
Southern University New Orleans recently received a $15,000 Community Advocacy grant from the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living (TFL).


7/8/2014 Three Southern nursing students win national scholarships
Three Southern University College of Nursing and Allied Health students won scholarships in recent national competitions.

Pictured (from left) are Porche Wilson, Terrelle Foster, and Darnell Caldwell. - Photo John Oubre, SU Office of Media Relations and Publications.

7/2/2014 SUBR professor receives $71,000 for summer research project
Southern University System Distinguished Professor of Physics, Dr. Diola Bagayoko has received a $71,000 federal grant to supplement a two-year-old, successful research project.

The grant, from the United States Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration, is awarded to Southern to engage students in fuel cell and catalysts research.

Pictured (left to right) are student researchers Ga'Brielle Muhammad, Vernita Adkins, and Jarred Hayes.


7/1/2014 Students selected for Honore' Center 2014 cohort
Eight New Orleans-area students have been selected for the third cohort of young men accepted into the Honore' Center for Undergraduate Student Achievement (CUSA) a pilot project for African-American male development established by the Southern University and A&M College System and located on the SUNO campus.

7/1/2014 SU System Foundation launches 'Million Dollar March'
The Southern University System Foundation launched a 90-day viral fundraising campaign "Million Dollar March" July 1, 2014, at Mayberry Dinning Hall Magnolia Room on the Baton Rouge campus of Southern University. Alumni, students, board members, staff, and faculty volunteers were in attendance at the campaign launch.

6/30/2014 SU System Board of Supervisors appoints acting chancellor for BR campus
The Southern University System Board of Supervisors, June 30, 2014, appointed Flandus McClinton Jr., acting chancellor for Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR).
 
McClinton will lead the main campus of the five-campus SU System until a permanent chancellor is hired to fill the position. He replaces Jim Llorens whose contract ended June 30.

6/30/2014 SU, BRCC agree on student transfer to SU's Computer Science program
Southern University has entered into an agreement with Baton Rouge Community College to facilitate transfer of BRCC students who want to earn a bachelor's degree in computer science after completing their associate degree.

Witnessing the signing included Verjanis Peoples, vice chancellor for academic affairs, Patrick Carriere, associate dean of the College of Engineering, former SUBR chancellor James L. Llorens, and Brandy Tyson-Polk, chair of the Technology Department at BRCC. -Photo John Oubre, SU Office of Media Relations and Publications

6/26/2014 SU band, dance camp participation hits record high
Southern University's High School Band and Dance Camp has the largest participation - 440 students - in the camp's 17-year history.

The students, who range from middle school to high school seniors, come from all over the country. They hail from as far away as Washington State, Ohio, Maryland, the U.S. Virgin Islands "and everywhere in between," said SU interim director of bands Nathan Haymer.

6/26/2014 SU student ready for national singing competition
Brianna Thompson said she did a happy dance when she found out that she will be representing Southern University at the National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) competition in Boston next week.

The junior vocal performance major said she was overwhelmed to be selected but is ready for the competition and the chance to win $1,500. The event will be held July 5-9, 2014.

6/26/2014 SUBR welcomes students for fall classes that begin August 18
Interested students are invited to join the Jaguar Nation August 18, 2014, in Baton Rouge on the beautiful campus of Southern University and A&M College. Great programs from nursing to engineering to business to education to the sciences are waiting. Student enjoy a fun and exciting campus atmosphere that includes social and educational events and a front row seat to the see the world famous Human Jukebox Marching Band.

6/16/2014 SULC chancellor to be inducted into 2014 bar association HOF
Chancellor Freddie Pitcher Jr., of the Southern University Law Center will be inducted into the National Bar Association (NBA) Hall of Fame at a noon luncheon ceremony, Tuesday, July 29, 2014, during the 2014 NBA Annual Convention in Atlanta, Georgia.

6/14/2014 SU Ag Center Exposition event stimulates youth in the sciences
The Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center concluded its 33rd Annual Youth and Family Exposition on Saturday, June 14, 2014, after three days of inspirational learning and fun activities. The event brought more than 300 youth from across the state to engage in contests, hands-on experiential learning, seminars, and friendly interaction on campus.

Pictured (front row - left - right) are Senior Quiz Bowl Team John Zacharie Jr., Jessica Espree, Ronjacoby Bell, and Tyler Brown, and (back row - left - right) Gina Eubanks, vice chancellor - extension; Ursula Ransburg and Wanda Burke, Southwest Center for Rural Initiatives; chancellor Leodrey Williams; and professor emeritus Owusu Bandele, SU Ag Center.

6/13/2014 SU professor to have book published on earliest English language
David Porter, professor, SUBR, reports that his book on the earliest form of the English language has been accepted for publication by the University of Arizona Press. The book will be published later this year.

6/13/2014 SUNO director receives third patent
William Belisle, director for grants and sponsored programs at Southern University New Orleans, has received his third patent from the United States Patent and Trademark Office.

6/6/2014 SBA president sworn in to serve on the SU Board of Supervisors
The 2014-15 SBA president, Diangleo S. Frazer was sworn in Friday, June 6, 2014, as a student member of the Southern University System Board of Supervisors.

5/8/2014 SU System Bulletin on summer schedule
The SU System Bulletin is on a summer publication schedule. The online newsletter will be published biweekly until August 29, 2014.

Click here for campus links.



SU SYSTEM NEWS LINKS
Datewww.sus.edu
7/10/2014 La. Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living awards grants to New Orleans community organizations
7/9/2014 Eight students selected for Honore' Center 2014 cohort
7/9/2014 Gardere Initiative offers resources, supplies
7/8/2014 Southern Lab quarterback Bladrick Veal packs big-play ability in basketball
7/8/2014 Woman to watch: Melanie Funchess
7/7/2014 Southern, ULL named among nation's most affordable colleges
7/7/2014 The Interesting Life of Southern's Siegfried Coleman
7/6/2014 Former Catholic star Kevin Franklin doesn't assess his life the way others do
7/4/2014 Louisianan elected to lead National Baptist Convention of America
7/3/2014 Mike Woods knows challenges await as Broadmoor baseball coach
7/3/2014 Southern professor receives $71,000 grant for fuel cell research
7/2/2014 Pam's Party Line for July 2, 2014
Celebrate Nursing

7/1/2014 Southern board names interim chancellor
Longtime administrator takes charge as board mulls merging of positions
7/1/2014 Southern board selects acting Baton Rouge campus chancellor
7/1/2014 Southern launches million dollar fundraising campaign
7/1/2014 Southern University names Flandus McClinton acting chancellor of Baton Rouge campus
7/1/2014 Southern University System Names McClinton as Interim Chancellor
6/30/2014 'The future of the Southern University Marching Band'
University’s high school band camp gets record number of applicants


6/30/2014 Longtime Southern administrator named interim chancellor
6/30/2014 Southern names new acting chancellor
6/29/2014 SU Director of Bands Lawrence Jackson takes his bows after 38 years of a musical career
SU SYSTEM SNAPSHOTS
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7/3/2014 Volunteers reaching out to future Jaguars
7/1/2014 SU 365Jaguar Orientation first stop for new students, parents
6/23/2014 365 JAG Orientation welcomes new freshmen
6/23/2014 High school students enjoy SU Band Camp
6/19/2014 2014 EDA University Center Conference helps business expansion
6/19/2014 Former SU trainer receives LATA honor
6/16/2014 Students enjoy Jaguar Kids' Summer College Program
PUBLICATIONS ONLINE
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7/9/2014 Southern University Alumni Conference, July 9-13
2014 SU National Alumni Conference, Westin Galleria,
Houston, Texas, July 9-13


6/16/2014 SULC E-news (June 30-July 13, 2014)
SULC E-news (June 30-July 13, 2014)

SU SYSTEM ATHLETICS
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1/7/2011 SU - Baton Rouge
1/7/2011 SU - New Orleans
1/7/2011 SU - Shreveport
SUPPORT SU!
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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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SUS NETWORK
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