Lady Knights Basketball Team Wins 2nd Title

The Lady Knights (16-4, 11-1 GCAC) clinched the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference  regular-season women’s basketball championship — the second in the program’s history and the first since 1999-2000. Marquetta Stokes scored 16 points and Rayvin Miller 12 for SUNO. Broome also had six assists, three blocked shots and three steals. The GCAC Tournament will begin […]

Graduate Student Curates Exhibit of SUNO’s African Art Collection

NEW ORLEANS, LA – February 23, 2015 – When flood waters inundated Southern University at New Orleans in 2005 as a result of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the University’s vast African Art Collection was submerged in putrid water for weeks. As a result, 573 of the 894 artifacts needed stabilization and/or conservation treatment in order […]

Southern University to host 1890 Wellness Walk

BATON ROUGE –Southern University and the Southern University Ag Center are celebrating 125 years as an 1890 Land-Grant institution in 2015 with a variety of events. One of the events set to honor the occasion will be the “1890 Wellness Walk” on Thursday, April 23 at 9 a.m.   The walk will honor the year of […]

SUNO to Participate in the 50-Year Selma Celebration

By Dr. George L. Amedee Professor of Political Science   Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) students will travel to Selma Friday, March 6 to participate in the 50th Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” the Edmund Pettis Bridge Crossing in Selma and the Selma to Montgomery March in 1965. These events generated the national support that […]

SUNO to Host Conference on Dyslexia

  Ten to 15 percent of the population in the United States has dyslexia, yet only five out of every 100 dyslexics are recognized and receive assistance, according to the Dyslexia Research Institute.   The College of Education & Human Development at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) has set out to address this critical […]

SUNO’s Official Spring 2015 Enrollment is 2,543

 According to final enrollment figures, 2,543 students have registered for the 2015 spring semester at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). In Fall 2014, the University adopted a new stringent admission policy mandated by the Louisiana Board of Regents, requiring SUNO to not admit students with developmental course needs. In Spring 2014, when SUNO could […]

PRAXIS Workshop Series Starts Saturday

The PRAXIS-CORE Math Workshop is available for any SUNO Teacher Education major who has not passed the Math section of the PRAXIS-CORE. This workshop will take place every Saturday from 8-10 a.m., February 7 through May 9, 2015. Students who register for this course are expected to attend weekly and complete all homework assignments. Instructor: Dr. Penny Heath. Lake Campus […]

SUNO Offers Free Tax Preparation Services

Southern University at New Orleans will again offer free tax preparation and financial advising services as part of the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance/Tax Counseling for the Elderly (VITA/TCE) program. Those earning $51,000 or less will be able to get assistance in preparing their state and federal tax returns. The students who will be working are IRS-certified […]

SUNO’s Dr. Azzarello Receives NEH Grant

Dr. Robert Azzarello, an assistant professor of English at SUNO since 2010, has received a $50,400 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH). He received the grant for his book project,  “New Orleans, Literature, and the Transatlantic World.” The project will serve as a significant resource for students and scholars of American Studies. […]

SUNO’s Dr. Clement Co-develops New Herpes Treatment Strategy

  An assistant professor at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) and several other scientists have developed a novel treatment approach for persistent viral infections, such as herpes. Using animal models of herpes simplex virus (HSV) infection, researchers show that blocking the activity of a host cell protein called LSD1 reduces HSV infection, shedding (release […]