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The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

The Official Student News Media of Southeastern Louisiana University

The Lion's Roar

Graduating senior smiles behind his mask at Grad Fair in October 2020. For the Fall 2020 semester, the Alumni Association held Grad Fair in the Pennington Student Activity Center.

Grad Fair to be held in-person

Hannah Juneau, Staff Reporter March 5, 2021

For Spring 2021 graduating seniors, the Grad Fair will be in the Student Union Ballroom on Tuesday, March 9 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, March 10 from 9 a.m. to 3. p.m.  There are eight time...

Organizations created banners to fit the 2019 Homecoming theme, Keepin it Real With Roomie. This year, many of the Homecoming activities will be virtual.

“Homecoming @ Home” features Q&As and a virtual 5k

Elana Guillory, Staff Reporter October 14, 2020

This month, the university is set to carry out the first ever virtually accessible Homecoming Week. Among the 2020 lineup are two virtual events: “Roomie’s Homecoming Run: A Virtual 5k” and “Coffee...

A university alumni poses with Roomie the Lion at the  2019 Lion 4 Life party. Being a member of the Alumni Association grants graduates access to a variety of social and networking events.

Alumni Association eliminates membership fees

Symiah Dorsey, Staff Reporter July 14, 2020

The university’s Alumni Association has announced a new structure of initiation that will grant all graduates an automatic entrance into the alumni family. With the elimination of membership fees,...

Alumni Association lowers The REC center prices for alumni

Alumni Association lowers The REC center prices for alumni

Jacob Lofton , Staff Reporter December 13, 2019

The Alumni Association has made changes to the prices for alumni who use the Pennington Student Activity Center, also known as the REC. The proposal was first approved Friday, Nov. 8 and was implemented...

Roomie the Lion poses for a picture with his graduation ring. Graduating seniors received their rings from Dr. John Crain, president of the university, during the Ring Ceremony on Dec. 4.

Graduating seniors receive their ceremonial rings

Samantha Gambino , Staff Reporter December 12, 2019

A ring ceremony for graduating seniors was held by the Alumni Association and had an extra surprise at the end as Roomie the Lion also received his graduation ring. The ceremony was held on Dec. 4 in...

The Lion 4 Life Launch Party, hosted by the Alumni Association, will be held on Dec. 12. Graduating seniors can bring their friends and family to celebrate their transition from students to alumni.

Seniors prepare to launch into a new chapter

Maggie Tregre, Staff Reporter December 10, 2019

The Lion 4 Life Launch Party is an event that celebrates the graduating seniors as their college careers come to an end. The celebration will take place on Dec. 12 from 2:30-4:30 p.m. at the Alumni...

Michael R. Sharp receives a Distinguished Alumni Award from the College of Business at the 50th Annual Alumni Awards Evening. Sharp, a graduate from the Class of 1970, was recognized for his outstanding achievements in his field including working as a former President and CEO for First Guaranty Bank in Hammond.

50th annual ceremony recognizes distinguished alumni

Dylan Meche, Staff Reporter October 12, 2019

As a part of Homecoming Week, a few of the university’s most celebrated and accomplished alumni were honored. The 50th annual Alumni Awards Evening took place on Friday, Oct. 11 at 6:30 p.m. in the...

At Grad Fair, graduating students could speak with different departments on campus to learn about different graduate programs, join the Alumni Association, buy graduation invitations and more. The fair served as a one-stop shop to help to-be graduates prepare to finish a step in their academic journey.

Excitement at ‘Grad Fair’

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter March 14, 2019

Advertised as a one-stop shop for graduating students, “Grad Fair,” prepared students for the final leg of their academic journey and beyond. Held in the Student Union Ballroom from 9 a.m. to 5...

Get ready for graduation

Get ready for graduation

Madeline Cancienne, Staff Reporter February 6, 2019

With student working to finish their final semester of school, the Alumni Association prepares to help seniors gather their final memorabilia at "Grad Fair." Jennifer O’Neil, associate director of...

Graduating seniors accepts their university rings at ring ceremony ahead of commencement.

Ring ceremony honors seniors

Johnathan Zeringue, Staff Reporter November 29, 2018

The ring ceremony marked the next step towards graduation for seniors. The Alumni Association and Balfour hosted the celebration on Wednesday, Nov. 28. Associate Director of the Alumni Association...

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