“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, […]

SGA to Host Candlelight Vigil in Memory of Davon Leggett

A candlelight vigil is scheduled at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 2 in the SUNO Quad (in front of Knight Dining Hall) to honor and remember Davon Leggett, who was shot and killed early Saturday, Aug. 29 on the Westbank. Davon was entering his fourth year as an education major and was an original member of […]

SUNO Receives $2.4 million Federal Education Grant

Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) has received a five-year U.S. Department of Education grant totaling $2.4 million to fund the Student Support Services TRiO Program. The Student Support Services Program is designed to increase academic performance, retention, and graduation rates of eligible SUNO students. The students are selected for the program based on certain […]

SUNO Mourns Loss of a Student

    SUNO student Davon Leggett, 22, was shot and killed early Saturday, Aug. 28, 2015 on the Westbank. Devon was an original member of the 2012 cohort of the Honore’ Center for Undergraduate Student Achievement, and was entering his fourth year as a Education major. “Although he left the Honore’ Center after four semesters, Davon never […]

Honda Awards SUNO a $4,000 Grant

The American Honda Motor Company recently awarded a $4,000 grant to Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) to support the University’s Honda Campus All-Star team.  During the annual national championship challenge in Torrance, Calif., various teams comprised of students from several historically black colleges and universities participate in academic competitions.  SUNO’s team won two awards […]

SUNO’s Preliminary Fall Enrollment Shows a 6% Increase

Preliminary enrollment figures indicate that 2,836 students have enrolled for the 2015 fall semester. This represents a 6 percent increase from the 2,674 students who enrolled in fall 2014. Final enrollment figures will be released next month. The 2,836 students include 215 new freshmen, a 48 percent increase from the fall 2014 figure of 145. With the addition […]

Hurricane Preparedness Plan

Being prepared for emergencies can reduce the fear, panic, and inconvenience that surrounds a disaster. Students are encouraged to be ready to evacuate in the event New Orleans is threatened by a hurricane, by registering with SUNO’s Text Alert System. Email your home or cell phone numbers; and/or up to two email addresses to Service@suno.edu. […]

SUNO to Host Behavioral Health Roundtable

Hurricane Katrina and the 2005 flooding created a catastrophic event that had serious mental health consequences for the people of the New Orleans and surrounding areas.  This traumatic impact is widespread on all those affected, but is particularly burdensome on low income and African American families resulting in unique mental health and disparity issues.  Repeated […]

SUNO Receives Funding to Replace Air-Handling Units

The Joint Legislative Committee on the Budget has approved funding for Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) to replace the air-handling units on the second and third floors of the University Center. The project, which has an estimated cost of $179,025, will include the demolition and replacement of chilled water air-conditioning/heating units on the second […]