Freshmen students were treated to a pep rally August 11, 2013, in the F.G. Clark Activity Center. Chancellor James L. Llorens and his leadership team spoke to more than 600 freshmen students. They encouraged students to focus on their classwork and to consider joining student organizations. Student Ambassadors entertained the freshmen with cheers and dance routines. The event ended with students dancing to a special Southern University line dance routine.