The Lion's Roar

Louisiana Department of Health releases COVID-19 cases by institution

Neal Browning receives a shot in the first-stage safety study clinical trial of a potential vaccine for COVID-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, Monday, March 16, 2020, at the Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute in Seattle. Browning is the second patient to receive the shot in the study.

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2020

The Louisiana Department of Health has released data concerning the total number of COVID-19 cases for each institution of higher education in Louisiana. As of Oct. 7, Southeastern has a total of 78 reported cases among students who either live on campus or attend in-person classes. There are 18 ca...

PeopleSoft to be replaced by Workday System

PeopleSoft to be replaced by Workday System

Andrew Jordan, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2019

The university announced that it will be implementing the Workday System, replacing the PeopleSoft system that has been a part of the technology for Leonet and on-campus jobs. Alongside other members in the University of Louisiana system, the university will be joining a new enterprise resource planning...

Students to advocate for higher education

Students to advocate for higher education

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter

April 9, 2019

Over a thousand students, faculty and alumni from nine universities will gather to celebrate the University of Louisiana System. On April 10, "ULS Day at the Capitol" will be held on the State Capitol Lawn. The system plans for the day to be filled with activities, performances and demonstrations...

10 years with Crain

About 10 years ago, on Feb. 17, 2009, Dr. John Crain became the president of the university. From faculty member for the College of Business to interim provost, Crain has served the university for 32 years.

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

On Feb. 17, 2009, the Board of Supervisors for the University of Louisiana System appointed Dr. John Crain as the president of the university. Serving at the university for a total of 32 years, Crain started as a faculty member for the College of Business, later becoming the department head. While s...

Student fees increase

Student fees will increase by $5.30 per credit hour at the university this spring semester. The fee increase follows a University of Louisiana System wide decision.

Zachary Araki, A&E Editor

December 4, 2018

In the spring semester, the university will introduce a $5.30 per credit hour student fee increase in line with the University of Louisiana System decision. For a full-time student, or a student taking 12 credit hours, the total fee increase equals $63.60. The university is expected to raise about...