Latest News

23-Sep-2016 Museum Studies Workshop To Discuss Artists as Social Innovators The intersection between art and social innovation will be discussed at an academic workshop hosted by the M.A. Museum Studies Program at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) Monday, Sept. 26 –Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016 in the Lake Campus Multipurpose Complex, Room 609. The increasing challenges facing our generation, such as climate c..
09-Sep-2016 SUNO Reaches Out to Former ITT Students Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) invites students who attended the recently closed ITT Technical Institute to consider the 4-year institution as a viable option to continue their higher educational journey. SUNO offers 22 degree programs, such as Computer Information Systems, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Health Information M..
29-Jun-2016 SU System Announces Search Committee for SUNO Chancellor A search committee comprised of a diverse group of administrators, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and stakeholders will screen and recommend final candidates for the position of chancellor for Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). The SUNO Search Committee will assist the Southern University (SU) System with selecting a replacemen..

From the Interim Chancellor

It is truly an honor and my privilege to welcome you to Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO), the only public HBCU (Historically Black College and University) in New Orleans. Since our founding in 1956 as a branch of Baton Rouge's Southern University and Agricultural & Mechanical College, SUNO has grown from four buildings, 158 students and 15 faculty members to three campuses, 2,700 students and 300 faculty and staff members. The faculty bring a wealth and breadth of knowledge to the fundamental principles of teaching at all levels. The departments, within their respective Colleges, and the School of Social Work have designed curricula that are in-depth, knowledge-based, and unproblematic for the diverse learners that we serve. Additionally, this curricula supports students’ intellectual inquiry. 

As we celebrate our 60th anniversary, SUNO continues to strive for excellence. As a proud alumna, I am pleased to inform you that four new buildings are slated for construction and all University programs requiring accreditation have been reaffirmed. Please explore our Web site to learn more about what we have to offer our students, faculty, staff and community.

Lisa Mims-Devezin, Ph.D.