The Lion's Roar

#ProtectingThePride encourages students to continue to wear masks

Dr. Gabe Willis, Dean of Students, “caught” @therealmarr5, @ccurryy_ and @tre.7k wearing their masks correctly and posted them #ProtectingThePride on Instagram.

Gabrielle Wood, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2020

Dean of Students Gabe Willis has been promoting a new trend on campus called #ProtectingThePride on his Instagram page. The university mandated that all faculty and students must wear a mask on campus in all university buildings at all times. Any person not following this policy, will result in disci...

Dean of Students responds to hurricane concerns

Dr. Gabe Willis, Dean of Students

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

August 25, 2020

The campus closure in anticipation of Hurricanes Marco and Laura has left many students with questions and concerns for the ongoing week. To answer frequently asked questions, Dean of Students Dr. Gabe Willis conducted an Instagram Live on Sunday, Aug. 23. The dean provided clarification on questions ...

Dean’s Corner: Meet representatives from University Health Center

Dean's Corner: Meet representatives from University Health Center

Dr. Gabe Willis, Dean of Students

July 28, 2020

Episode two of the Dean’s Corner truly fulfilled one of the major goals established by the Dean’s Corner to bridge the gap between the Division for Student Affairs and each of the amazing offices and departments across Southeastern. We were able to sit down with the University Health Center Director,...

Class accommodations for individuals with underlying health conditions

The university will be resuming classes for the Fall 2020 semester and has introduced policy requiring individuals to wear face mask/covering when on campus. For students with underlying health conditions, accommodations will be made after showing documentation from their doctors.

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

July 7, 2020

Although masks will be required upon resuming to face-to-face classes, the Fall 2020 semester could still be a struggle for students who are more vulnerable to the coronavirus.  People with underlying medical conditions such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease might be at an increased risk for s...

Staying in shape at home during the COVID-19 lockdown

Since the governor announced stay-at-home order, people have been following different methods to exercise and stay fit. A family goes on a walk to stay active together.

Daniel McClain, Staff Reporter

May 17, 2020

Following the closure of all gyms, many people were quick to jump onto at-home exercise trends to stay fit. Challenges are spreading throughout social media. People have started walking and jogging, creating their own workouts or participating in routines from a trainer or from the Pennington Student...

‘#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...

Q&A with Dean of Students

Dr. Gabe Willis
Dean of Students

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter

March 17, 2020

How will the university accommodate students who don’t have internet connection? “At the moment, we do recognize that every student won’t have a laptop or access to Wi-Fi. On campus, there will be labs open. I know Fayard will remain open, the library will remain open. There’s conversations a...