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Professor holds position in National Accreditation Commission

Professor holds position in National Accreditation Commission

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

May 15, 2020

In addition to serving as a teacher on campus, a computer science professor will be shouldering additional responsibility in an accreditation board outside of campus. Lu Yuan, an occupational, safety, health and environment professor and certified safety specialist, has been appointed to the Accreditation...

Kinesiology department under a new leadership

Kinesiology department under a new leadership

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2020

Housed within the College of Nursing and Health Sciences, the Department of Kinesiology and Health Studies welcomed a new department head earlier this semester. Prior to coming to Southeastern, Charity Bryan held multiple positions at other universities across the south, including Kennesaw State University,...

Sales students come first in an annual nationwide virtual role play competition

Sales students come first in an annual nationwide virtual role play competition

Trinity Brown, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2020

Business students nationwide participated in an annual sales competition to see who would become the top seller in speed selling and role play. On March 27-30, Kennesaw State University’s Center for Professional Selling hosted the 22nd Annual National Collegiate Sales Competition. More than 75 unive...

COVID-19 vaccine: a work in progress

COVID-19 vaccine: a work in progress

Austin Dewease, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2020

On April 23 in Oxford, England, Europe’s first human trial of the coronavirus vaccine began. This vaccine, along with many others currently being in development around the globe, is the start of a race to find a cure for the coronavirus. According to an article published by BBC News, more than 800 ...

Gov. Edwards lifts stay-at-home order, moves to phase one of reopening

Governor John Bel Edwards ordered a stay-at-home order on March 22 that directed residents to limit movement from their houses beyond essential needs. On May 11, Edwards announced the first phase of reopening begining May 15.

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

May 12, 2020

Governor John Bel Edwards announced that Louisiana will be lifting the stay-at-home order on Friday, May 15 and will be moving to phase one of reopening based on the White House’s Guidelines for Opening Up America Again.  After examining downward trends of hospitalizations and new cases per capi...

‘#LionUpTuesday’ giveaways continue

‘#LionUpTuesday’ giveaways continue

Carter McComack, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

Dean of Students Dr. Gabe Willis has been actively engaging the student body during this time of social distancing. Willis has brought back his giveaways in honor of #LionUpTuesday through platforms like Twitter and Instagram. On March 25 and April 21, Willis announced on Twitter and Instagram that he...

Coronavirus, air pollution and climate change

Coronavirus, air pollution and climate change

Josh Archote, Staff Reporter

May 7, 2020

Due to sharp reductions in air and car travel and industrial activity, the coronavirus pandemic has resulted in a decline in the burning of fossil fuels and carbon emissions, leading to a significant decrease in air pollution around the globe. With 3.4 million infections and over 200,000 deaths, the pand...

Faculty and staff to obtain new Southeastern Forever Parking Tag

A special parking tag will be issued to faculty and staff who choose to participate in the payroll deduction plan for the upcoming fall and spring semesters. The tag will permit them to park in Faculty/Staff parking spots all around campus.

Briyana Anderson, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2020

Full-time faculty and staff members who opt into the payroll deduction plan for the upcoming fall and spring semesters will be offered the Southeastern Forever parking tag. The hang tag will not have an expiration date, and the employee can use it as long as they are enrolled in the payroll deduct...

Students with loved ones in the medical field forced to make additional adjustments

Students with family members in health care have had to make more adjustments to their lives, taking additional safety measures and being distanced from their loved ones.

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2020

Throughout the past several weeks, students have been forced to stay at home with their families as Louisiana responds to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Some students with parents in the medical profession have had to make additional adjustments. On March 22, Gov. John Bel Edwards issued a stay-at-ho...

‘Mask Up & Make a Difference’ combats supply shortages

Alumna Valerie Saba is one of many volunteers to make and donate masks to the “Mask Up & Make a Difference” initiative. Each mask, all supplies and every monetary donation will go toward assisting front-line healthcare workers during this time of low inventory and high demand.

Brynn Lundy, Staff Reporter

May 5, 2020

The College of Nursing and Health Sciences is partnering with the Southeastern Foundation to help with the low supply of medical masks for healthcare workers amidst the global emergency. The project will also aid current and future graduates of the university who are working on the front lines. The initi...

Stay informed on sexually transmitted infections and diseases

Stay informed on sexually transmitted infections and diseases

Kayla Noll, Wellness Coordinator, University Health Center

May 3, 2020

Gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia are the top three sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among college campuses. Nearly 50% of the 20 million new STIs diagnosed each year are found in between the ages of 15 to 24 years old, largely composed of college students. Some STIs can be treated while others ...

By Chance Alone: Remembering the Holocaust

By Chance Alone: Remembering the Holocaust

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

May 1, 2020

Although much of the world has been educated on the Holocaust, many have not had the opporutunity to speak with someone who has survived this genocide. Each year, the department of history and political science sponsors a year-long series of lectures for Constitution Day, Veterans Day, Black History M...

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