SUNO Receives $3.4 Million to Fund Title III Programs

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) has been awarded nearly $ 3.4 million dollars for the 2015-2016 grant year to continue implementation of its Title III Programs. Title III Programs, funded by the U.S. Department of Education and under the direction of Dr. Brenda Jackson, is the largest, university-wide federal program on SUNO’s campus. The […]

Information Session for Sophomore Teacher Education Majors Sept. 23

Sophomore Sass: From College to the Classroom is an interactive, informational session for sophomores who are teacher education majors.  Students will learn the process to becoming a teacher candidate in the Department of Education, learn about Praxis, speak with student-teachers, and engage in a lively dialogue with principals who will share the characteristics they seek in first-year teachers.  […]

SUNO’s Final Enrollment Shows Increase Over Last Year’s Numbers

Final enrollment figures as of the official census date of Sept. 3 indicate that 2,704 students are enrolled at SUNO for the 2015 fall semester. This represents a 1.1 percent increase from the 2,674 students who enrolled in fall 2014. The 2,704 students include 210 first-time freshmen, a 45 percent increase from the fall 2014 […]

Women’s Basketball and Track & Field Tryouts Friday, Sept. 11

The SUNO Women’s Basketball Team and the Track & Field Team will have tryouts Friday, Sept. 11, The basketball tryouts are scheduled 4-6 p.m. in the SUNO Gym. The track & field tryouts are scheduled 3-4 p.m. on the SUNO Activity Field. To tryout, prospective athletes must meet the following requirements: Must be a current […]

More than 100 Gather to Remember Davon Leggett

  Students, faculty and staff gathered in the Quad in front of Knight Dining Hall to remember SUNO student Davon Leggett Wednesday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m. Davon was shot and killed early Saturday, Aug. 29 on the Westbank. Davon’s family, friends and professors described him as an aspiring teacher who loved the Lord and […]

Davon L. Leggett-Honoré Center Memorial Fund Established

The Southern University System Foundation Inc. and retired Lt. General Russel Honoré are establishing today the Davon L. Leggett-Honoré Center Memorial Fund in honor of Davon Leggett, a SUNO student and original member of the Honoré Center for Undergraduate Student Achievement who was shot and killed early Saturday, Aug. 29. The sole purpose of the […]

“Do you support or oppose increasing the minimum wage?

Dr. Frank Martin is seeking SUNO students to participate in a debate about increasing the Minimum Wage for employees. Participants will be assigned to either a team for increasing the minimum wage or a team against increasing the minimum wage. There will be 16 students in the initial pool (8 FOR and 8 AGAINST). Participation is open to ALL SUNO students, regardless of […]

SUNO Professor Receives $10,100 Grant to Fund a Minimum Wage Debate

Dr. Frank Martin, the Delores M.R. Spikes Endowed Professor of Business Entrepreneurship and chair of the Business Administration Department, has received a $10,100 grant from the Charles Koch Foundation to fund a Minimum Wage Debate this fall. “There is a big push by President Obama to substantially increase the minimum wage. For many college students, […]