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The ring ceremony is a tradition that celebrates a graduating student's accomplishments. Now that classes are online, the ceremony may have to be conducted virtually.

Ring Ceremony date still not set in stone

Jordyn Franklin, Staff Reporter April 28, 2020

The Southeastern Ring is a symbolic item that represents a student’s four or more years of hard work. Due to the university’s closure, however, graduating seniors and family members may be concerned...

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...

Janine Hatcher poses with SGA President Karley Bordelon, Roomie the Lion and Mr. Southeastern Louisiana University Brian Williams at Ring Ceremony.

Hatcher attends first event as Miss Southeastern

Samantha Gambino, Staff Reporter December 10, 2019

The newly-crowned Miss Southeastern experienced her first event as a representative of the university. Janine Hatcher, a senior business administration major, was crowned Miss Southeastern Louisiana...

Students received their rings at the

Students wear their symbols of pride

Shaelyn Martinez, Staff Reporter May 9, 2019

Students received their rings to show pride and commemorate their time at the university. The "Ring Ceremony" was held on May 8 at 6 p.m. Family, friends, faculty and staff gathered to celebrate the...

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...

Graduates to be honored with rings

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter November 20, 2018

Seniors have a limited time to sign up for "Ring Ceremony" this fall. "Ring Ceremony" will take place on Nov. 28 from 6-8 p.m. in the Student Union Grand Ballroom. Students who have completed 90 hours...

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