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Preparations underway for spring commencement

Preparations underway for spring commencement

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

May 14, 2019

This weekend, over 1,000 students will walk across the stage at commencement. For the second time in the university’s history, the ceremony, which takes place on Saturday, May 18, will be livestreamed. The commencement ceremony was livestreamed for the first time in December. “We are offering this opt...

Nevers to receive honorary doctorate

Nevers to receive  honorary doctorate

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

May 13, 2019

Ben Nevers, a former Louisiana House and Senate member, will be honored with a Doctor of Humanities degree during spring commencement. Dr. John Crain, president of the university, believes Nevers has worked tirelessly to support Southeastern. “Throughout Ben Nevers’ time in public office, he was a tre...