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 […]

Ringing Bells Mark Start of ‘Katrina10 SUNO 59′

  Chancellor Victor Ukpolo rings the bell in front of the Bashful Administration Building to mark the start of “Katrina 10 SUNO 59,” the university’s 10-day commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. All of SUNO’s 11 buildings were inundated with water as the result of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. The students, faculty and […]

Lt. Gen. Honoré to Deliver 4th Annual Welcome Address

Retired Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré will deliver his fourth annual keynote address to the young men enrolled in the Honoré Center for Undergraduate Achievement Saturday, Aug. 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the College of Business & Public Administration Lecture Hall on the campus of Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). The Honoré Center […]

Miss SUNO Named Official Host Ambassador for KATRINA10 Art Exhibit

Myeisha Keith, Miss SUNO 2015-2016, has been named the official host ambassador for one of the city’s official Hurricane Katrina 10th anniversary commemoration events. “THE MEDIA IGNORES US: A Human Art Exhibit” is scheduled  Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Crescent City Boxing Club, 3101 Erato St., New Orleans, LA 70125. The event will honor African American […]

Buffalo Soldiers Began in New Orleans

The 9th Calvary Regiment of the Buffalo Soldiers began in New Orleans in 1866, according to panelists who presented the history of the soldiers at 5 p.m. Tuesday, July 28 in the College of Business & Public Administration Auditorium on SUNO’s Lake Campus. “The 9th Calvary Buffalo Soldiers are Louisiana’s very own,” said John Anderson, […]

FEMA awards SUNO an additional $82 million in Disaster Recovery Grants

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) an additional $82 million in disaster recovery grants, as announced by U.S. Congressman Cedric Richmond Thursday, July 23. The funding will allow SUNO to construct four new buildings—two on its Lake Campus and two on its Park Campus.   The two […]

Chancellor Ukpolo Responds to articles

This letter is written in response to a series of recent articles published on the website and in The Times-Picayune.  SUNO faced the same challenges as many of New Orleans’s citizens in rebuilding post-Katrina.  Thousands of displaced citizens were dependent upon the university’s recovery as a pathway to their own individual return to the […]

SUNO Allowed to Test New Admission Standards

BY Elizabeth Crisp After three meetings and hours of debate, the state Board of Regents on Wednesday agreed to test new admissions standards for some of Louisiana’s universities. The new policy isn’t as far-reaching as some had been aiming for, but supporters say it could help more students go to college. “The goal is to get more […]

Dr. Kambhampati Meets President Obama

  President Obama recently named Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Professor Murty S. Kambhampati and 13 other individuals and one organization as the newest recipients of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics, and Engineering Mentoring (PAESMEM). These mentors received their awards at a White House ceremony Wednesday, June 17. The Presidential Award […]

NCATE Visit: Third-Party Testimony Requested

The College of Education & Human Development is hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) under the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Standards this Fall. Interested parties are invited to submit third-party comments to the visiting team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to […]