May 17, 2013 5:11 PM
FT. WORTH, Tx - The Southern Jaguars baseball season likely came to an end Friday, losing to Prairie View A&M 11-4 on the second day of the SWAC Tournament.
Southern ends their season with a record of 21-23 on the year after three Jaguar pitchers combined to give up... more »
April 16, 2013 11:14 AM
BATON ROUGE - IBM representatives are at Southern University today talking to dozens of students and others about some 800 new well-paying technology positions that the computer giant will be filling over the next several years.
IBM is bringing those jobs to a new office and residential space in... more »
April 10, 2013 10:15 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Tigers took advantage of eight Jaguar errors and posted 16 runs on 16 hits to blast Southern, 16-2.
Wednesday's win comes a day after LSU beat Southern in the Wally Pontiff Jr Classic at Zephyr Field in Metairie, La. Mason Katz and Alex Bregman got... more »
April 1, 2013 7:04 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Final Four is set for this weekend, a place thought to be out of reach for LSU and Southern basketball...but maybe not for long.
After lowered expectations this year, both programs exceeded predictions from college basketball prognosticators. For a look back on the year that... more »
March 29, 2013 4:16 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Jaguars' baseball series this weekend vs Selma at Lee Hines Field has been canceled due to travel issues.
Southern is back on the diamond Wednesday at University of New Orleans. more »
March 27, 2013 4:48 PM
BATON ROUGE - The East Baton Rouge Metro Council honored the Southern University basketball team for their performance in the NCAA tournament. The 16-seed Southern played a close game against the first-seed Gonzaga Bulldogs, but the Jaguars lost 58-64. Councilwoman Tara Wicker expressed how proud the parish was in their... more »
March 27, 2013 10:48 AM
LAFAYETTE - Officials at ULL have released the Ragin Cajuns' football schedules through 2016.
The team is set to face off against the Southern Jaguars this August in their season opener at home.
The Cajuns also secured home-and-home series against Boise State and Louisiana Tech. Athletic director Scott... more »
March 27, 2013 10:46 AM
ATLANTA - Georgia Southern has announced it is leaving the Southern Conference to join the Sun Belt Conference in 2014.
Georgia Southern's football team, which has been dominant at the FCS level, will make the move up to the FBS level. The Eagles will begin playing Sun Belt games... more »
March 21, 2013 9:42 PM
BATON ROUGE - Almost 2,000 miles away, LSU head coach Les Miles congratulated Roman Banks and his Southern Jaguar basketball team after a close loss to 1-seed Gonzaga, 64-58 in Thursday's NCAA Tournament.
"Coach Banks got them ready to play against Gonzaga," said Miles after Thursday's practice. "They won... more »
March 21, 2013 5:46 PM
SALT LAKE CITY - The Southern University Jaguars pushed Gonzaga to the last minute, but fell 64-58 in a first-round nailbiter.
The 16-seed Jaguars (21-10) stayed with the 1-seed Bulldogs to the final minutes of the game.
16 seeds are now 0-113 in the modern NCAA tournament format.... more »
March 19, 2013 5:22 PM
BATON ROUGE- The Southern University Jaguars will face off against the top seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs in Salt Lake City this Thursday, but their 16-seed ranking won't dash their confidence.
"We're pretty confident, you know, I think we're still trying to find ourselves, but at the same time we've got... more »
March 12, 2013 10:55 PM
BATON ROUGE - Last year, Dray Joseph was competing for the starting quarterback role with JP Douglas. This year, there's no question about who's at the helm of the Southern offense.
Joseph will lean on his experience last year and the chip on his shoulder -- which, if history... more »
March 11, 2013 5:28 PM
BATON ROUGE- Southern University discussed ways to increase enrollment and boost graduation rates at The Press Club this afternoon.
Albert Tezeno, Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Success, told reporters the university is working to increase partnerships with high schools and community colleges, a tactic echoed by Southern students.
... more »
February 28, 2013 10:58 PM
HOUSTON - Omar Strong scored 34 points, including seven 3-pointers, and Texas Southern won its 11th straight game, 79-66 over Southern, on Thursday night to take control of the Southwestern Athletic Conference regular-season championship. Strong was 9 of 15 from the floor, including 7 of 13 from 3-point range, for... more »
February 19, 2013 8:11 AM
BATON ROUGE - Malcolm Miller and Derrick Beltran scored 21 points apiece in Southern University's wire-to-wire 81-67 win over Alabama A&M Monday in Southwestern Athletic Conference play. Javan Mitchell added 13 points and Jameel Grace 12 for Southern, which opened the game on a 14-2 run and led by at... more »
February 13, 2013 5:52 PM
BATON ROUGE- Southern University announced they are slashing the cost of out-of-state tuition in a push to raise enrollment after years of declines.
The university is offering a waiver that would drop the out-of-state fee which tacks on an additional $3,000 to the tuition.
The offer is available... more »
February 11, 2013 3:11 PM
HATTIESBURG, Miss. - Red Cross volunteers from Louisiana arrived in southern Mississippi Monday to help with cleanup and relief efforts after a tornado this weekend.
The seven volunteers took three Emergency Response Vehicles to help provide supplies and feed people affected by severe weather Sunday.
The storms also... more »
January 15, 2013 2:50 PM
JACKSON, Miss.- Storms crossing the Southeast iced up roads and bridges and caused numerous car accidents in northern Mississippi, while parts of Alabama faced a possibility of some snow. Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren Strain said Tuesday that the stormy weather prompted several accidents after temperatures plunged and... more »
January 4, 2013 2:32 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Marching Band is headed back to the Super Bowl.
The band, nicknamed the "Human Jukebox," will perform in New Orleans during pre-game activities of Super Bowl XLVII being held Feb. 3 in the Mercedes Benz Superdome.
This will mark the fourth Super... more »
December 8, 2012 11:43 AM
BATON ROUGE - WBRZ Sports has learned current Nevada offensive lineman coach James Spady is a finalist for the vacant Jaguars head coaching job. Southern will bring in Spady Monday for an on-campus interview.
Athletics Director Dr. William Broussard indicated on Jaguar Journal , hosted by Reggie Flood on... more »
November 23, 2012 2:23 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Bridget Dinvaut has been elected chairwoman of the Southern University Board of Supervisors. Dinvaut was elected Friday during the board's meeting in New Orleans. Patrick Bell of Thibodaux was elected vice chairman. Dinvaut is an honors graduate of the Southern University Law Center and an assistant district... more »
November 23, 2012 1:34 PM
NEW ORLEANS - With their hopes of a Southwestern Athletic Conference title gone for both Grambling and Southern, Saturday's nationally televised Bayou Classic in the Superdome gives both teams a chance to finish disappointing seasons in a big-game environment. The teams enter the game with the worst combined record in... more »
November 15, 2012 10:38 AM
BATON ROUGE - Dray Joseph continues to pass his way to the top of the SWAC passing statistics and his torrid pace is not going unnoticed.
The Southwestern Athletic Conference named quarterback Dray Joseph of Southern, linebackers Bill Ross of Arkansas-Pine Bluff and Ryan Griffin of Jackson State, defensive... more »
October 31, 2012 1:15 PM
PORTLAND, Maine - Relatives and authorities say a computer specialist had a stroke in his office and wasn't discovered until five days afterward. He later died at a hospital. David Norton, of Portland, was barely alive when police found him Oct. 10 inside his University of Southern Maine office. He... more »
October 25, 2012 7:16 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Board of Regents has given Southern University permission to drop its master of arts in mass communication degree in a budget-cutting move that provoked the ire of faculty when the idea was first floated months ago.
Karen Denby, regents associate commissioner for academic affairs,... more »
October 12, 2012 3:05 PM
NEW ORLEANS - Federal officials are investigating allegations by the Southern Poverty Law Center that the Jefferson Parish public schools discriminate against Latino students. In a letter dated Sept. 27, the Justice Department's civil rights division and Education Department's office for civil rights said they haven't reached any conclusions about... more »
October 12, 2012 10:18 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Law Center has the most diverse faculty among any law school in the country. That's according to the Princeton Review, an education services company. The Advocate reports the law center is featured in the Princeton Review's 2013 edition of "The Best 168 Law Schools."... more »
October 9, 2012 6:11 PM
BATON ROUGE- Southern University Naval ROTC students won't have to leave the bluff next time they want to practice battle maneuvers or port navigation, thanks to the Mariner Skills simulator.
The $90,000 simulator was purchased by the Navy to help train future sailors on nearly any ship in the... more »
September 28, 2012 8:13 AM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University in Baton Rouge got approval Thursday from the state's higher education management board to add new academic degree programs.
The Louisiana Board of Regents gave Southern permission to offer bachelor's and master's degree programs in the newly merged mathematics and physics program.
Karen... more »
September 27, 2012 12:51 PM
BATON ROUGE - As Louisiana's colleges limp along after losing nearly half-a-billion dollars in state funding over the past four years, educations officials say Southern University may emerge as the model for how universities restructure themselves going forward. The Advocate reports representatives from the state's four public college systems appeared... more »
September 14, 2012 5:28 PM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University officials announced today that Stump Mitchell is out as the school's head football coach.
Mitchell was reassigned to other administrative duties for the remainder of the season. Defensive coordinator Dawson Odums will handle coaching duties.
Rumors swirled earlier today that some university leaders... more »
September 13, 2012 10:53 AM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University will open conference play tonight in Baton Rouge and on ESPNU.
The Jaguars are playing host Mississippi Valley State for the home opener. Southern is coming off a 66-21 loss against New Mexico.
Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. at A. W. Mumford... more »
September 12, 2012 10:02 AM
BATON ROUGE- Thousands of college students are beginning the job search early.
Southern University, along with Louisiana State University, are holding career fairs for students looking to get an edge in the job search.
News 2's Adrian Pittman talks to students about their search tonight at 5. more »
August 29, 2012 10:36 AM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University canceled all football activities for the remainder of week due to Hurricane Isaac.
However, the Jaguars still plans to fly out to Albuquerque, N. M. on Friday for this weekend's game.
The team is scheduled to take on the New Mexico Lobos Saturday... more »
August 27, 2012 10:32 AM
BATON ROUGE - The LSU Tigers and the Southern Jaguars are now just five days away from kicking off the 2012 season.
Coach Les Miles and the Tigers play host to North Texas Saturday night, while the Southern Jaguars travel to New Mexico.
As of now, both teams... more »
August 20, 2012 9:42 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University Police Department celebrated safety on campus with an event for students the first night classes were back in session.
"We are going all out to make sure that they understand that we are here for them. That we are just a phone call... more »
August 20, 2012 10:09 AM
BATON ROUGE - Both the LSU Tigers and the Southern Jaguars will begin double-duty as University classes begin throughout the day.
LSU continues preparations for its season opener at home against North Texas on September 1st. The Jags hit the road for their first game at New Mexico.
... more »
August 7, 2012 10:03 AM
BATON ROUGE - An attorney claims Southern University breached the contract of then-Athletic Director Greg LaFleur when it announced, three days after his arrest on a misdemeanor prostitution charge, that LaFleur had been fired.
A Houston jury acquitted LaFleur on the charge earlier this year.
LaFleur was arrested... more »
July 26, 2012 10:52 AM
BATON ROUGE - Officials say a Southern University police officer accused of pointing a gun at someone three times following an argument earlier this month has resigned. The Advocate reports 29-year-old Randolph Jehucal Harrell was booked July 14 with aggravated assault. According to an arrest warrant, Harrell and the victim... more »
July 16, 2012 8:21 AM
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Southern University was picked to finish fourth overall at the SWAC Football Media Day in Birmingham today.
Head Coach Stump Mitchell and members of the 2012 Southern Jaguars team were in Birmingham for the announcement.
Mitchell flirted with the NFL back in February before deciding... more »
July 4, 2012 10:59 AM
HOUSTON - Tony Harvey has resigned as Texas Southern University head men's basketball coach, effective immediately.
A TSU statement Tuesday says Harvey "determined that it was in his personal and professional interest to resign to pursue other goals." The resignation was first reported by KRIV-TV of Houston.
TSU... more »
July 3, 2012 10:20 AM
MILWAUKEE - Pinch-hitter Norichika Aoki drove in the go-ahead run with a safety squeeze in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 6-5 on Monday night.
Former Southern Jaguar Rickie Weeks sparked the winning rally with a leadoff double.
He moved up on Martin... more »
June 28, 2012 7:19 AM
BATON ROUGE - A federal judge has dismissed a wrongful termination and retaliation case against the Southern University System Board of Supervisors, a board member and a former interim president of the system. U.S. District Judge James J. Brady ruled Wednesday that Joseph Cedric Shelton, Southern's former alumni affairs administrator,... more »
June 19, 2012 3:06 PM
NEW ORLEANS - The Southern Baptist Convention has elected its first African-American leader. The Rev. Fred Luter Jr. was elected president of the nation's largest Protestant denomination on Tuesday at its annual meeting. He is the pastor at Franklin Avenue Baptist Church in New Orleans. The historic move comes as... more »
May 18, 2012 10:33 AM
BATON ROUGE -The Jaguars need to win two games today to keep their chances of a SWAC championship alive.
Southern (1-1) squares off with Alcorn State (1-1) at 9:00 in the early elimination game.
With a win, the Jags would then face Mississippi Valley State (2-0) at 3:00.... more »
May 17, 2012 8:47 AM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern baseball team faces elimination this morning on day two of the SWAC tournament at Lee Hines Field.
The Jags are the host team and led their opening game 4-0 in the eighth inning yesterday, but they blew the lead and lost to Mississippi Valley... more »
May 16, 2012 6:05 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern Jaguars built a 4-0 lead heading into the eighth inning against Mississippi Valley State. Unfortunately, that lead would not last.
The Delta Devils scored six runs in the final two innings to shock the Jaguars 6-4 in the opening round of the SWAC Tournament... more »
May 15, 2012 8:49 AM
The Southern Jaguars will play host to the weekend's SWAC Tournament. The action gets underway on Wednesday afternoon when Southern hosts Mississippi Valley State at 3 PM. We'll check in with Roger Cador and the Jaguars this afternoon to see how they plan to approach the weekend. more »
May 14, 2012 10:16 AM
BATON ROUGE - An audit of the Southern University System for the fiscal year that ended last June says there is no evidence students at the Southern Law Center and the New Orleans and Shreveport campuses were informed in a timely manner on how to apply for hardship fee waivers.... more »
April 25, 2012 8:50 AM
Former Southern Jaguars Rickie Weeks capped a five-run sixth inning with a three-run homer - one of four Brewers' homers in the game - and Randy Wolf picked up his first win of the season, as Milwaukee beat the Houston Astros 9-6 on Tuesday night. Corey Hart, Travis Ishikawa and... more »
April 2, 2012 8:51 AM
Southern University will introduce Dr. William Broussard as its new athletics director at an 11 a.m. press conference in the SUS Board of Supervisors conference room. The press conference, which will take place on the 2nd floor of the J.S. Clark Administration Building, is scheduled to last roughly 30 minutes.... more »
March 27, 2012 8:45 AM
The Southern Jaguars and Nicholls St. Colonels will meet on the diamond this evening at Lee Hines Field on the Southern campus. The Jaguars are coming off of a three-game sweep of Selma University over the weekend, while the Colonels dropped two tough games to McNeese on Saturday and Sunday,... more »
March 13, 2012 2:46 PM
MONTGOMERY, Ala. - Alabama's governor hadn't publicly made an endorsement in today's GOP primary -- but today, a spokesman says, Gov. Robert Bentley voted for Rick Santorum.
The spokesman says he believes Santorum is "the most conservative candidate" in the race. Voters in Mississippi are also choosing among the... more »
March 7, 2012 2:40 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University School of Nursing has been recognized as the "Nursing School of the Year" in Louisiana for 2012. It is second time in the past three years that the nursing school has received the designation.
The award was presented by the Louisiana State Nurses... more »
March 6, 2012 8:48 AM
BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge police say authorities in Houston have arrested a 22-year old Louisiana man in Saturday's slaying of a former Southern University football player as they rode in a vehicle on I-110. Sgt. Don Kelly said Walter Jerome Fort of Zachary was found Monday on Texas Southern... more »
March 1, 2012 8:50 AM
The Southern Jaguar basketball teams are back in action tonight hosting Prairie View A&M at the Clark Center. Coach Roman Banks and his men's team is currently in second place in the SWAC standings, with no chance of locking up the regular season title after Mississippi Valley St. has locked... more »
February 22, 2012 8:57 AM
Despite recent reports regarding his future at Southern University, head football coach Stump Mitchell opens 2012 spring football practice on Wednesday, the university announced.
The Jaguars begin the first of 15 scheduled practices at 4:15 p.m. tomorrow afternoon in shells before moving to full pads for the first time... more »
February 21, 2012 8:46 AM
BATON ROUGE- Derick Beltran scored 22 points and Southern University rallied to beat Alabama State 55-53 on Monday night. The Jaguars (15-13, 11-4 Southwestern Athletic Conference) trailed 44-38 with 6:37 remaining before going on a 14-2 run.
They scored six straight to cap the run, going up 52-46 on... more »
February 20, 2012 2:17 PM
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - The nation's largest protestant denomination will remain "Baptist" but it's thinking about whether to stay "Southern" for much longer. Southern Baptist Convention President Bryant Wright is expected to present the recommendation of a task force studying whether the denomination should change its name. No potential new names... more »
February 20, 2012 8:50 AM
The Southern Jags and Lady Jags continue conference play tonight, facing Alabama State on the road. Both of Southern's teams sit at 10-4 in league play. The Lady Jags are tied for first place, while the men check in second behind Mississippi Valley State. Sports 2 will get you updated... more »
February 17, 2012 8:53 AM
The Southern Jaguar baseball program gets their 2012 season started in major league fashion early in the morning, thanks in part to Mother Nature. With rains expected in the Houston area, the Urban Invitational games have been moved to Minute Maid Park, home of MLB's Houston Astros. Southern starts the... more »
February 13, 2012 10:11 AM
BATON ROUGE - The mini-dome will be rocking tonight as Southern hosts Mississippi Valley State in a battle of the top teams in the SWAC.
Both the Jags and Lady Jags are 9-3 in league play, while the Delta Devils (12-0) and Devilettes (9-3) top the standings.
Tip-off... more »
February 8, 2012 9:27 AM
BATON ROUGE- The LSU Tiger and Southern Jaguar baseball programs are closing in on the start date for the 2012 season.
The Tigers start play Friday, Feb. 17 at home against Air Force, while the Jags kick off play Feb. 18 in Houston at the Urban Invitational. We'll hear... more »
February 7, 2012 5:12 PM
BATON ROUGE - An epidemic that's taking a particular toll on the African-American community took center stage Tuesday at Southern University in Baton Rouge.
For National Black HIV/AIDS awareness day today, hundreds of students waited in line at SU to get tested for free. It was done in confidence... more »
February 7, 2012 9:04 AM
BATON ROUGE- The Southern Jaguar mens' team rolled off their fifth straight win, however they needed the extra frame of overtime to topple the JSU Tigers.
Jameel Grace scored six of his 18 points in overtime to lead Southern University past Jackson State 49-44 Monday night.
Grace hit... more »
February 6, 2012 2:17 PM
BATON ROUGE, La. - Southern University's dance team known as the "Dancing Dolls" return home tonight from their performance in Sunday night's Super Bowl halftime show. The squad performed with pop music icon Madonna
Madonna discovered the girls after watching a video of one of their performances on the... more »
February 5, 2012 8:46 PM
INDIANAPOLIS- Your eyes weren't playing tricks on you. That was Southern University's own Dancing Dolls performing with Madonna in the halftime show during the Superbowl.
Southern's Band director, Lawrence Jackson, tells News2 he got the call about two months ago that Madonna wanted the girls alongside her in the... more »
February 1, 2012 3:04 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southern University HIV/AIDS Prevention Program in the Center for Social Research will be observing National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day.
There will be lectures, demonstrations and powerful testimonials at the free event set for Tuesday, February 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Royal... more »
January 18, 2012 10:35 AM
BATON ROUGE - A Houston jury found former Southern University Athletic Director Greg LaFleur not guilty of soliciting sex from an undercover police officer posing as a prostitute.
LaFleur's attorney Jed Silverman said a six-person jury listened to testimony from prosecutors and Greg LaFleur before acquitting LaFleur after deliberating... more »
December 16, 2011 10:35 AM
BATON ROGUE - Southern University's Faculty Senate President says he and other faculty members have raised $9,600 to file an injunction against their own university.
Nearly 75 professors have donated to the cause Sudhir Trivedi said.
Trivedi believes the university illegally declared a financial emergency (or "exigency") in... more »
December 15, 2011 6:44 AM
BATON ROUGE - Southern University is considering a reorganization plan that would lead to nearly 90 layoffs.
The proposal also outlines consolidations of the academic colleges and changes to the administrative structure.
As of now, the university does not plan to eliminate any academic programs.
The proposed... more »
December 12, 2011 7:04 AM
BATON ROUGE - LSU and Southern University are expected to add new academic programs to their institutions following the end of the state's two-year suspension on degree creation.
The Advocate reports that the Louisiana Board of Regents has approved a new bachelor's degree in athletic training at LSU.
... more »
December 3, 2011 1:17 PM
BATON ROUGE - New reports says Louisiana and other Southern states need immediate changes in grades six, seven and eight to improve student achievement and ultimately high school graduation rates.
The study was done by the Atlanta-based Southern Regional Education Board. The SREB is a nonprofit group that advises... more »
October 31, 2011 5:26 PM
BATON ROUGE-- Southern University is going tobacco-free January 2. The Board of Supervisors voted Friday in favor of banning all tobacco on every campus in the state, including Baton Rouge's campus.
That means no snuff, no cigarettes, nothing.
Folks who pushed for the ban at SU's Ag Center... more »
October 31, 2011 3:03 PM
Baton Rouge, LA - The 21st Annual Southern University System Radiothon was held over the weekend, raising just over $103,000
"We are extremely pleased with the support that was provided for this year's Radiothon," said Ernie T. Hughes, Vice-President for Institutional Advancement.
We are even more excited because... more »
October 21, 2011 2:57 PM
The Southern University Marching Band, a.k.a. "The Human Jukebox" need your help raising money.
Due to university budget cuts, the band is raising money to help with expenses.
The band will host a fundraiser called "Jag Fest", Saturday October 22, at 6 p.m. in the F.G. Clark Activity... more »
October 20, 2011 4:57 PM
BATON ROUGE - The Southwestern Athletics Conference handed out dozens of suspensions to players involved in a brawl this past weekend after Southern University's game against the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Conference officials recommended more than 40 players from both schools for suspensions of at least one... more »
September 15, 2011 6:14 PM
BATON ROUGE-- About 20 Southern University faculty members who signed furlough agreements to keep the university from a financial crisis are rethinking their signatures.
Some say they believed the furlough agreements would only go into effect if 90 percent of faculty signed them. Instead, 60 percent of tenured faculty... more »
September 6, 2011 3:09 PM
The Board of Supervisors at Southern University. have shot down an effort to declare a state of financial emergency.
The Board voted 6-6 after faculty and students spoke out against approving a financial exigency.
Southern's administration had hoped to get 90 percent of the faculty members to agree... more »
September 2, 2011 6:27 PM
BATON ROUGE - Faculty at Southern University's main campus persuaded the university governing board Friday to again delay a vote on whether to declare a financial emergency for the Baton Rouge school.
Southern leaders say "financial exigency" can be avoided if 90 percent of the 282 permanent professors agree... more »
September 2, 2011 11:17 AM
BATON ROUGE-- A handful of professors signed furlough agreements at Southern University Friday morning, hoping the agreement will keep the university out of financial exigency.
In the agreement, about 20 faculty members volunteered to take up to ten percent unpaid time off over the next two years to save... more »
August 22, 2011 5:55 PM
BATON ROUGE-- Step onto Southern's campus or LSU's campus, and you can feel the vibrant energy in the students buzzing about on their first day of classes.
But look closely into their eyes, and there's a good chance they're dreaming about something other than the information in their textbooks.... more »
August 16, 2011 6:10 PM
BATON ROUGE- Southern Senate Faculty President Sudhir Trivedi is asking his colleagues to oppose any furlough plans involving faculty.
Trivedii says faculty received a memo warning of possible furloughs, but no timeline was given for how long they could last.
A budget plan to deal with a $10... more »
August 4, 2011 5:21 PM
BATON ROUGE - If a gunman ended up on the campuses of Southern University or Louisiana State University, police at both say they've put measures in place to ensure student safety.
Both send emergency text and e-mail messages to students, faculty and staff, and both said they have an... more »
August 4, 2011 4:56 PM
BATON ROUGE - As college students prepare to begin their fall classes in Baton Rouge, both LSU and Southern University are reminding them to sign up for campus-wide alerts.
Students can enter their information at the website for their respective campuses.
To sign up for LSU emergency text... more »
July 12, 2011 8:07 AM
Local Celebrities put on their aprons and served up food, fun, and good work at WalkOn's to raise money for the Child Advocacy Center which helps abused children. more »
July 1, 2011 11:52 AM
BATON ROUGE - Dr. James Llorens took over as chancellor at Southern University today.
Llorens replaces outgoing Chancellor Kofi Lomotey and is the former Dean of graduate studies at SU and has worked there since 1989.
He's also served as East Baton Rouge Parish Mayor-President Kip Holden's chief... more »
May 24, 2011 1:35 PM
INDIANAPOLIS - Men's college basketball champion Connecticut is one of six BCS schools facing academic penalties from the NCAA and Southern has become the first university to get postseason bans in two sports for poor performance in the classroom.
Southern will be ineligible for postseason tourneys in football and... more »