|In The News|
|12/5/2013 ||SU System mourns, remembers Nelson Mandela
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|The Southern University System is deeply saddened by the death of Mr. Nelson Mandela former president of South Africa. In 2000, Mandela was invited to Southern University and to Baton Rouge by then SU System President Leon R. Tarver II.|
Pictured is former president of South Africa Nelson Mandela with then SU System President Leon R. Tarver II during spring commencement at Southern University Baton Rouge, May12, 2000, in A.W. Mumford Stadium. In addition to serving as commencement speaker during a May 10-12 visit to Baton Rouge, Mandela also received honorary degrees from Southern and LSU, and the School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs at SU was named in his honor.
- Photo The Advocate
|2/28/2014 ||SU System Bulletin |
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|Southern Bulletin, links to upcoming events and recent news, announcements, publications, and initiatives from throughout the Southern University System.|
|1/11/2013 ||SU Board welcomes new members, installs officers for 2013 |
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|The Southern University and A&M College System Board of Supervisors
Friday, January 11, 2013, installed new officers and held a swearing-in
ceremony for new and reappointed members during its regular monthly
Incoming chairwoman Bridget A. Dinvaut, who was
unanimously elected during the annual officers' election in November
2012, and the Rev. Joe R. Gant of Shreveport, who elected as vice chair
at today's meeting, were installed as the 2013 officers for the
16-member governing board for the Southern University System.
is Southern University Board of Supervisors chairwoman Bridget A.
Dinvaut and vice chairman the Rev. Joe R. Gant being installed as 2013
officers during the governing board's regular meeting January 11, 2013,
in the Board Meeting Room by general counsel Winston Decuir Jr.
-Photo Naville Oubre III, SU Office of Media Relations and Publications
|11/29/2013||SU Board elects officers for 2014
|The Southern University Board of Supervisors, November 29, 2013, unanimously re-elected attorney Bridget A. Dinvaut of Reserve as chairwoman for 2014 during it's regular meeting held in New Orleans.|
The SU alumna was elected chairwoman in November 2013. The Board also unanimously re-elected the Rev. Joe R. Gant of Shreveport, as vice chairman.
|1/4/2013 ||Governor announces appointments to SU Board of Supervisors
|Today, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced appointments to the Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College. |
The Board of Supervisors of Southern University and Agricultural and Mechanical College serves to manage and supervise the Southern University System.
Read full release here (Office of the Governor - State of Louisiana).
|1/22/2014 ||Board of Regents approves SUNO's plan to develop Doctor of Social Work Program |
|The Louisiana Board of Regents has approved a letter of intent from Southern University New Orleans (SUNO) to establish a Doctor of Social Work (DSW) Program. The degree program would fulfill a need in the profession and the region for an on-site advanced practice doctoral program in social work. |
|4/11/2013 ||Bayou Classic signs extension with NBC Sports Group for next three years |
Bayou Classic team announced April 11, 2013, that the 40th Annual Bayou
Classic will be broadcast on NBC nationally. The agreement between The
Bayou Classic and NBC Sports Group extends the national broadcast on NBC
through the 2015 contest. |
NBC Sports Group has been the home
of The Bayou Classic since 1991. Last year, the nationally-televised
edition of the 39 th Annual Bayou Classic saw a 19 percent rating
|10/4/2013 ||Tropical Storm Karen update |
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|National Hurricane Center forecasters expect Tropical Storm Karen to be near the central Gulf Coast on Saturday as a weak hurricane or tropical storm. A tropical storm watch is in effect from west of Grand Isle to east of Morgan City, an area that includes metropolitan New Orleans, Lake Maurepas, and Lake Ponchartrain.|
At this time, we do not expect TS Karen to affect campus operations.
|1/13/2014 ||SU rehab gets $600,000 grant to develop program to assist troubled black students |
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|Southern University Baton Rouge's Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies has been awarded a $600,000 grant to study and develop services that help African-American transition-age youth with emotional, intellectual, and behavioral disabilities to succeed in school and in careers.|
Pictured (left to right) Madan Kundu, professor and chair of the Department of Rehabilitation and Disability Studies, Alo Dutta, associate professor and principle investigator, Ebonee Johnson, co-principle investigator. -Photo Naville Oubre III, SUBR Office of Media Relations and Publications
|1/30/2014 ||Some SU System campuses, offices open Thursday
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|Some campuses and offices of the Southern University System (SUS) in areas affected by Winter Storm Leon reopened Thursday, January 30, 2014.|
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|5/29/2013 ||The Bayou Classic announces 2013 schedule of events, Road Show schedule |
Bayou Classic Wednesday, May 29, 2013, announced their official schedule
of events for the upcoming series of events beginning November 26,
2013. Each year, this weekend of events brings together family, friends
and alumni of Grambling State University and Southern University to see
one of America's greatest college sports rivalries and celebrate
football, family, and the traditions surrounding Historically Black
Colleges and Universities.|
|9/17/2013 ||SUSLA announces launch of an associate of science in business management online degree program
|Southern University Shreveport (SUSLA) and Education Online Services Corporation announces the launch of a new online degree--associate of science in business management. The associate of science in business management online degree is designed for student seeking a broad program of study in all phases of business practices. |
|4/4/2013 ||SUS debuts new student services mobile app |
|The Southern University System recently announced the debut of its
mobile application suite 'eNtourage' for Southern University Baton Rouge
SUBR is leading the technology wave by being one of the
first campuses in the U.S. and Canada to provide course add and drop,
shopping cart registration and student bill payment directly from
students' mobile devices. The new mobile app has a robust suite of
applications covering the entire student pipeline management and
provides SUBR students and staff with one stop access to the
University's information such as campus news, events, maps, and
|10/27/2013||SUNO Homecoming events, October 27 - November 2 |
|Southern University New Orleans will celebrate Homecoming 2013 October 27 - November 2, 2013.|
|10/10/2012||SUBR celebrating Homecoming 2012 |
|Southern University Baton Rouge is celebrating Homecoming 2012 through
October 13. The theme for this year's observance is "Southern
University: Accepting the Challenges, Making a Difference, Forever
|2/7/2013 ||SU's M-9 advances to second round for Naismith Student Section of the Year |
119,636 votes cast, Southern University's M-9 student cheering section
claims 16th place to advance to the second round of voting in the
Naismith Student Section of the Year Award. Fans and supporters also
helped the popular cheering section place at the top among the SWAC
schools participating in the contest.|
The M-9 section in the F.G.
Clark Activity Center has been nominated as one of the top college
basketball student sections in the country and is asking for fans to
continue voting to help win the prestigious title.
|1/4/2013 ||SU's Human Jukebox headed to the Super Bowl -- again
|It's Super Bowl time again for the world famous Southern University Marching Band.|
The band, nicknamed the "Human Jukebox," will perform in New Orleans during pre-game activities of Super Bowl XLVII being held February 3, 2013, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.This will mark the fourth Super Bowl performance for the SU marching band.
|6/25/2013 ||SU to launch online bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies degree, Fall 2013
|Southern University Baton Rouge and Education Online Services Corporation are pleased to announce the launch of a new online degree: bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies commencing on August 5, 2013. The bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies online degree is housed within the SUBR College of Education and is designed specifically for adult learners who are striving for a higher level of education to enable them to access increased growth and employment opportunities. |
|9/11/2013 ||SU System announces new VP for academic and student affairs
|The Southern University System welcomes Monique Guillory-Winfield as the new vice president for academic and student affairs. Guillory-Winfield possesses more than 15 years of experience in higher education administration including her most recent position as an associate with The Barthwell Group, a boutique management-consulting firm based in Detroit, Michigan, with an array of higher education clients.|
|12/13/2013||SU students first to finish online MPA degree program
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first graduates of Southern University's Executive Master's in Public
Administration Online Degree Program received their degree diplomas during
commencement ceremonies Friday, December 13, 2013.|
Both Rhonda Sylvan and Myra Victor said the program has provided them with an affordable and easily accessible means of getting the degree they wanted but didn't have the time to achieve going full-time.
|8/12/2013 ||SU participating in CCD Spirit Competition
|Southern University is participating in the second annual College Colors Day spirit competition and is asking for fan support to help win the national Spirit Cup award, which includes $10,000 toward the general scholarship fund.|
|8/27/2013 ||SU Baton Rouge offers new online MBA degree
|Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) and Education Online Services Corporation are pleased to announce the launch of a new online degree program, a masters of business administration (MBA). |
|9/3/2013 ||SU Bachelor of Science in Psychology Online Degree Program launches
|Southern University Baton Rouge in conjunction with Education Online Services Corporation, is proud to announce the launch of a bachelor of science in psychology online degree program. |
The bachelor of science in psychology Online degree program provides a foundation into the affective and cognitive processes that underlie human development and behavior.
|8/26/2013 ||Southern University Baton Rouge announces launch of new online degree program
|Southern University Baton Rouge (SUBR) and Education Online Services Corporation (EOServe Corp.) recently announced the launch of a bachelor of science in computer science online degree program.|
|3/18/2013 ||Southern set to face No. 1 seed Gonzaga, Thursday |
|Twenty years after Southern men's basketball posted its lone NCAA
tournament win, the Jaguars will venture west looking to conjure up a
historic, bracket-busting win.|
The Jaguars learned Sunday they
are Salt Lake City bound as the No. 16 seed in the West Region to face
No. 1 seed Gonzaga Thursday, March 21, 2013, at EnergySolutions Arena.
- AP photo
|11/15/2013||Doug E. Fresh and Kevin Hart set to take the field
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|Celebrities and special guests to appear during Bayou Classic weekend|
Classic fans and ticket-holders are in for a treat! Rapper, record
producer, and the original human beat-box, Doug E. Fresh (pictured
left), will perform live for the all-new Bayou Classic pre-game Show. We
have a rich history of legends on the field, and this year we're adding
another one to the list! Get to your seats early so that you can be a
part of the action.
Kevin Hart (pictured right), and movie
producer, Will Packer will also be joining in on the 40th Annual Bayou
Classic Celebration! Hart will be taking a ride to New Orleans, right
through the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, onto the field, for a special
halftime presentation. That's all that we can tell you. You'll have to
be at the game to see the rest. Order your tickets now!
|11/11/2013||Alumnus leads SU System development, Foundation
|The Southern University System, November 1, 2013, welcomed New Orleans native and Southern University alumnus Alfred E. "Al" Harrell III as director of development and executive director of the SU System Foundation.|
|5/31/2013 ||40th Annual Bayou Classic tickets on sale now
|Tickets for the 40th Annual Bayou Classic are on sale now. The Bayou Classic is the iconic collegiate gridiron matchup between Grambling State University and Southern University, which will take place on Saturday, November 30, 2013 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. |
Bayou Classic fans can also purchase tickets for the ever-popular Battle of the Bands & Greek Show to be held on Friday, November 29, 2013, in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
|5/22/2013 ||2013 Football Season Books available |
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books for the upcoming 2013 football season are available for
renewal for existing season book holders at the Southern University Ticket Office located in the F.G. Clark
|3/18/2013 ||'Inside the SU System' radio show, March 24 |
| Tune in for the "Inside the Southern University
System" radio show on Downtown
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.
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|12/7/2013 ||SU Jaguars win SWAC football title
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|The Southern University Jaguar football team, led by senior quarterback Dray Joseph, won the Toyota Southwestern Athletic Conference Championship Game Saturday, December 7, 2013, 34-27 over the Jackson State Tigers, in Reliant Stadium in Houston, Texas.|
- Photo David Kent, SU Athletics
|12/13/2013||Computer science major from China SUBR's top student for fall commencement |
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|Yalin Liu was chief student marshal of Southern University Baton Rougeís Fall 2013 graduation class.|
China native arrived at Southern in the fall of 2010 with one thing on
her mind: Graduate with her bachelorís degree in computer science in
just three years.
is Liu receiving her degree from SUBR chancellor James Llorens during
fall commencement, December 13, 2013, in the F.G. Clark Activity
Center. -Photo Naville Oubre III
|5/1/2013 ||U.S. Attorney to give 2013 SULC commencement address, May 11 |
Attorney Stephanie Finley of the Western District of Louisiana will
deliver the 2013 Commencement address for Southern University Law Center
at 10 a.m., Saturday, May 11, 2013, in the F.G. Clark Activity Center
on the Southern University Baton Rouge campus.|
Finley is a magna cum laude graduate of Grambling State University and a cum laude graduate of the SU Law Center,.
One hundred and seventy-three graduates are expected to receive the Juris Doctor Degree this spring.
|2/24/2014 ||Symposium to focus on "Quality Education" as a Constitutionally Protected Right
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|A symposium on "Quality Education as a Constitutional Right and the Role of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)" will be hosted by the Southern University and A&M College System (SUS), the Southern University Law Center (SULC), and the SULC Journal of Race, Gender, and Poverty, in partnership with the Mississippi Freedom 50th Anniversary, Wednesday and Thursday, March 26-27, 2014.|
Invited speakers include Terron Ferguson, Fellow, Center on the Administration of Criminal Law, New York University Law School; Lezlie Baskerville, NAFEO; and David J. Dennis Sr., Southern Initiative of the Algebra Project.
|3/4/2013 ||SUSLA to host Campus/Community Health Fair, March 20 |
University Shreveport Counseling Center and Student Activities will
sponsor a Campus/Community Health Fair Wednesday, March 20, 2013, from 8
a.m. until noon in the Health and Physical Educational Complex (gymnasium).|
|5/6/2013 ||SUSLA energy camp scheduled June 3-7 |
University Shreveport will host Energy Camp Louisiana June 3-7, 2013,
at the main campus. The camp is open to all Caddo parish high school
The camp is designed to teach high school students
about the different types of energy, energy conservation, and efficiency
as well as energy-related careers. During the week-long camp, students
participate in hands-on experiments, energy discussions, interactive
computer games, and win prizes for "best in class" team efforts.
|5/1/2013 ||SUSLA alum, retired educator scheduled to address SUSLA graduates, May 11 |
|Southern University Shreveport, Saturday, May 11, 2013, will hold two commencement ceremonies for Spring 2013 graduates.|
Division of Allied Health and School of Nursing graduation ceremony
will begin at 10 a.m. and the Divisions of Behavioral Sciences and
Education, Business Studies, Humanities and Science, and Technology's
will follow at noon. Both ceremonies will be held in the Health and
Physical Education Center.
The Division of Allied Health and School of Nursing speaker is SUSLA alumnus Marilyn Glover Latin, RN, BSN, CRT (pictured left).
Latin is a registered nurse at the Overton Brooks Memorial Veterans
Administration Medical Center in Shreveport. The noon commencement
speaker is Ollie Tyler (pictured right),
the first woman and first African-American to serve as superintendent
of Schools for Caddo Parish and a former administrator with the
Louisiana Department of Education.
|4/11/2013 ||SUS President's V-Chat session, April 30 |
Southern University System, Tuesday, April 30, 2013, will host another
online chat session with SU System President Ronald Mason Jr.
for alumni, stakeholders, and the Jaguar Nation. Register here now.|
|1/1/2013 ||SUS President's online chat sessions scheduled for 2013 |
|Beginning January 2013, the Southern University System will host
quarterly online chat sessions with SU System President Ronald Mason Jr.
for alumni, stakeholders, and the Jaguar Nation. Details coming soon.|
|1/14/2013 ||SUS President's online chat session, January 31 |
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|The Southern University System will host
quarterly online chat sessions with SU System President Ronald Mason Jr.
for alumni, stakeholders, and the Jaguar Nation, beginning January 2013. Register here now.|
|3/4/2013 ||SUS Day at the capitol, April 29 |
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SAVE THE DATE!
The Southern University System will host SU System Day at the Louisiana State Capitol, Monday, April 29, 2013.
|1/3/2014 ||SUNO to break ground on Small Business Incubator Center, January 13
|Southern University New Orleans (SUNO) will break ground on its Small Business Incubator Center during a ceremony Monday, January 13, 2014, at 11:30 a.m. on the Lake Campus lot next to the current College of Business and Public Administration Building.|
|3/3/2013 ||SULC Alumni Round-Up, April 10-13 |
Southern University Law Center will celebrate its 65th Anniversary
during the 2013 SULC Round-Up, April 10-13, 2013, in Baton Rouge.|
|12/2/2013 ||SUBR Pre-Centennial Christmas Concert, December 5 |
University Baton Rouge is presenting a Pre-Centennial Christmas
Concert, Thursday, December 5, 2013, at 7 p.m., in the F.G. Clark
|2/4/2013 ||SU to hold 'College Night on the Bluff,' February 26 |
University Baton Rouge will be offering scholarships and information on
exciting paths of study at "College Night on the Bluff" set for
Tuesday, February 26, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the F.G. Clark
Activity Center. |
|8/8/2013 ||SU System Statewide Town Hall Tour continues |
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|The Southern University System is hosting a series of statewide town hall
meetings for alumni, stakeholders, and supporters during August. The tour, "Transforming the Southern System: From Good to
Great," began with a meeting in Baton Rouge August 8, 2013, and will conclude with a stop in New Orleans, Monday, August 19.|
is a large group of alumni, stakeholders, and supporters August 8,
2013, in the A.W. Mumford Fieldhouse listening to a presentation from SU
System President Ronald Mason Jr. during the first in a series of
statewide town hall meetings.
|4/17/2013 ||SU System events to promote healthy, productive environment |
University and A&M College will host Sustainability Week, April
22-26, 2013, "Creating a Culture of Sustainability: Where Blue and Gold
Meets Green." The SU System president, a top Toyota executive, and
others will join faculty, staff, and students from the Southern
University System, for this educational event. |
|3/3/2013 ||SU Alumni Home Chapter to hold crawfish fundraiser, April 6 |
Home Chapter of the Southern University Alumni Federation will host its
2nd Annual Scholarship Crawfish Boil on Saturday, April 6, 2013, from 2
p.m. to 6 p.m. on the Mayberry Dining Hall Lawn. Tickets are $20 in
advance and $25 at the event. |
|5/13/2013 ||SU Alumni Federation Leadership Summit, June 7-8 |
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|The Southern University Alumni Federation will host a leadership summit, June 7-8, 2013, at Southern University New Orleans.|
two-day meeting in New Orleans replaces the 2013 national conference.
The 2014 SUAF National Alumni Conference is scheduled for July 9-13, 2014, in Houston, Texas.
|2/1/2013 ||SU Ag Center to hold 2nd Annual Louisiana Small Farmer Conference, March 14-16 |
Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will hold
the Louisiana Small Farmer Conference, themed "Enhancing Opportunities
for Louisiana Small Family Farms," March 14-16, 2013, at A.O. Williams
Hall in Baton Rouge.|
Registration is $25.00 by March 1, 2013.
Small farmers pictured during field training as part of 2012 conference.
|3/4/2013 ||SU Ag Center set for 9th Annual Procurement Conference, April 4 |
Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center will hold
its annual "Connecting Businesses with Contracts" Procurement
Conference, Thursday, April 4, 2013. The event will kick-off with
registration at 7:30 a.m. in the Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union on
the Southern University A&M College campus, 500 Jesse N. Stone
Avenue, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.|
|2/1/2013 ||SU Ag Center livestock show continues through March 2, 2013 |
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Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center is holding
its 70th Annual Livestock Show for youth participants and families, through March 2, 2013, at the Maurice Edmond Livestock Arena,
14600 Scenic Hwy, Baton Rouge.|
|3/4/2013 ||Southern University to celebrate Founders' Day in March |
|Southern University will celebrate its 133rd Founders' Day 2013, with a
series of activities. The special recognition of the University's
history is titled "Meeting Challenges, Building Alliances, Creating
The SUBR celebration kicks off Thursday, March 7, with a Community Prayer
Breakfast. Southern University Shreveport will celebrate Foundersí Day, Tuesday, March 12, 2013.
|1/7/2013 ||New officers installation and swearing-in ceremony lead SU Boardís January meeting agenda
|Governor names three and reappoints two members to SU Board of Supervisors|
Bridget A. Dinvaut of Reserve will officially be handed the gavel as
the 2013 chairwoman when the Southern University Board of Supervisors
meets January 11, 2013, in Baton Rouge. Dinvaut replaces Darren Mire who
completed two consecutive terms as chairman last December.
Governor Bobby Jindal Friday, January 5, 2013, announced three new
appointments and reappointed two members to the SU Board of Supervisors,
who will take the oath of office at the Boardís first meeting of the
|5/1/2013 ||Meharry Medical College president to speak at SUNO commencement, May 11 |
J. Riley, M.D., a native of New Orleans, advisor to President Barack
Obama, and current president of Meharry Medical College in Nashville,
Tennessee will deliver the Southern University New Orleans commencement
address on Saturday, May 11, 2013. at 4 p.m.|
|5/9/2013 ||La. Supreme Court chief justice to be spring SUBR commencement speaker, May 17 |
J. Johnson, the first African-American Chief Justice of the Louisiana
Supreme Court, will be the commencement speaker at Southern University's
Commencement begins at 10:30 a.m., on May 17, and will be held in the F.G. Clark Activity Center.
|2/25/2013 ||John Singleton set to speak at SU, March 3 |
director and producer John Singleton, who rocketed to national
attention with his first movie "Boyz n the Hood," will speak at Southern
University Baton Rouge at 4 p.m. Sunday, March 3, 2013, in the Royal
Cotillion Ballroom of the Smith-Brown Memorial Student Union.|
|5/8/2013 ||Gen. Honore' set to speak for Army ROTC Commissioning Ceremony, May 16 |
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|Retired U.S. Army General and Southern University alum Russel L.
Honore' will be the guest speaker at the Southern University Army ROTC
Commissioning ceremony at 10 a.m., Thursday, May 16, 2013, in A.W.
Mumford Fieldhouse, Baton Rouge.|
|5/7/2013 ||Dallas Alumni Chapter 30th Bayou Bash, June 1 |
|The Southern University Alumni Federation Dallas Chapter will
host its annual Bayou Bash Scholarship Fundraiser, Saturday, June 1,
The 30th anniversary event will be held from 6 p.m. - 11
p.m. on the front lawn of the African-American Museum at the historic
Fair Park grounds in South Dallas.
|11/12/2013||40th Annual Bayou Classic game and events tickets on sale |
for the 40th Annual Bayou Classic are on sale now. The Bayou Classic matchup between Grambling State
University and Southern University, will take place Saturday,
November 30, 2013 in the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. |
Check out special ticket promotions and exciting event details at www.mybayouclassic.com.
fans can also purchase tickets for the ever-popular Battle of the Bands
& Greek Show to be held on Friday, November 29, 2013, in the
|10/28/2013||'Round Up On The Bluff' Saturday, November 16 |
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school seniors are invited to Southern University's "Round
Up On The Bluff," Saturday, November 16, 2013, at 10 a.m., on the Baton Rouge campus.|