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 […]

Child Development and Family Studies Program Earns AAFCS Accreditation

The Council for Accreditation of the American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences (AAFCS) has granted accreditation to the Child Development and Family Studies Department at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO).  The accreditation is granted until 2024. The Louisiana Board of Regents mandated SUNO to establish the Child Development and Family Studies (CDFS) program […]

SUNO Defeats Dillard in Thriller; Advances to Championship Match

It came down to the wire Friday, Nov. 14, but the Lady Knights prevailed in the fifth game to defeat Dillard University 3-2. The victory sends the Lady Knights to the Championship match against Xavier University Saturday, Nov. 15 at noon at the Xavier Convocation Center. Xavier advanced to the championship by defeating Talladega College […]

Lady Knights Advance to Semi-Finals

The Lady Knights defeated Edward Waters College 3-0 in the first round of the 2014 GCAC Volleyball Championship Tournament.  The win allows the team to advance to the semi-finals and play Dillard University at 3 p.m. Friday , Nov. 14 in the Castle. Dillard defeated Toogaloo 3-0 to advance to the semi-finals. If SUNO defeats […]

5 SUNO Players Named to All-Conference Volleyball Teams

Seniors Stephanie Buhl and Christal Hollins, and juniors Jana Reininghaus, Ana Privrat and Milica Golubovic  have been named to the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference Volleyball All-Conference teams. Hollins is the only unanimous selection to the all-conference first team.  She finished third in the GCAC in hitting percentage (.280), second in kills per set (3.2), and fifth in digs per set (3.6).  Hollins also […]

Cross Country Team Competes

The SUNO Cross Country Team competed in the annual GCAC Cross Country Championships on Oct. 18. Alex Saunders delivered the best individual performance by any male athlete in Cross Country in 10 years by placing 4th overall. The male team was 5th and the female team was 3rd overall with Orenthia Bennett and Leonie Robinson […]

Christal Hollins Earns Third Consecutive Volleyball Player of the Week Award

Senior Outside Hitter Christal Hollins has earned GCAC Volleyball Player of the Week honors for games played Oct. 13-19. This is the third consecutive week and for the fourth time this season that Hollins has earned this honor. She posted a double-double in SUNO’s only match last week, with 15 kills and 13 digs in a win over Edward Waters. Hollins has […]

SUNO Reports 2,734 Students Enrolled for Fall 2014

Final enrollment for the Fall 2014 semester at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) is 2,734, an 8.5 percent decrease from the Fall 2013 enrollment of 2,989.   “The reduction in enrollment was expected due to the new stringent admission requirements that became effective this semester,” said Latrice Latimore, assistant vice chancellor for enrollment management. […]