SUNO to Host Celebrity Basketball Game

A pair of Super Bowl Champions will hit the hardwood in the Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Gymnasium for the 6th Annual Celebrity Basketball Game Friday, May 30 at 6 p.m.   The event, co-sponsored by the Jacoby Jones Foundation and the Robert Meachem Follow Your Dreams Foundation, will featuring local celebrities going head-to-head […]

SUNO Bids Farewell to FEMA Trailers

  For seven years, Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) operated out of 45 Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) trailers after its campus was severely damaged during Hurricane Katrina. On Monday, June 2 at 10 a.m., the University will celebrate the removal of the trailers with the event “Rising in Triumph: Farewell FEMA Trailers.” The […]

SUNO Raises Awareness About New Admission Requirements

With minimum admission requirements becoming more stringent this fall at state regional universities, Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) has intensified its efforts to get the word out to graduating high school students. As approved by the Louisiana Board of Regents in April 2010 to take effect in Fall 2014, all four-year regional state universities, […]

SUNO Commencement Speaker Announces $100,000 Gift

Johnny C. Taylor Jr., President & CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), not only delivered the keynote address Saturday, May 10 at the Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) 2014 Commencement, but he also  delivered a $100,000 donation. The TMCF gift, which will provide scholarships to deserving SUNO Students, capped off a year […]

Chancellor Ukpolo speaks out against kidnapping of Nigerian Girls

Dr. Victor Ukpolo, chancellor of Southern University at New Orleans, issued the following statement regarding  the April 14 kidnapping of 276 Nigerian girls: “On behalf of the students at Southern University at New Orleans, I join the world in the outrage being expressed about the abduction of these girls. As a native Nigerian and leader […]

Lott Carey Foundation Donates $10,000 to Help Retain SUNO Students

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) has received a $10,000 grant from the Lott Carey Foreign Mission Convention to help retain first-time freshmen admitted to the University in 2011 and 2012. By providing this financial assistance to these students, the grant is expected to have a positive impact on the SUNO’s graduation rate. Many students […]

SUNO Commencement Saturday, May 10 at Lakefront Arena

  Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) will confer degrees for 498 graduates during its 2014 Commencement Saturday, May 10 at 4 p.m. at the Lakefront Arena. Johnny C. Taylor Jr., president and chief executive officer of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), is the Commencement speaker.   SUNO’s Class of 2014 consists of 54 […]

Hooding and Medallion Ceremony Friday, May 9

A Hooding and Medallion Ceremony for graduate students receiving their masters degrees in Social Work, Criminal Justice, Management Information Systems and Museum Studies is scheduled Friday, May 9 at 5:30 p.m.  in the University Gymnasium. The ceremony will be followed by the Chancellor’s Reception. Graduates should line up for the ceremony at 4:45 p.m. on the […]