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‘Hidden Figure’ Katherine Johnson to Receive Honorary Degree; Sally-Ann Roberts to Deliver Commencement Address
May 10, 2017
Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) will confer an Honorary Doctor of Humanities degree for Katherine Johnson, a physicist and mathematician who made contributions to the U.S. space program, Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 4 p.m. in the Lakefront Arena. The Commencement speaker is WWL-TV’s Sally-Ann Roberts.
Tom Joyner Foundation Names SUNO 'School of the Month'
February 08, 2017
Southern University of New Orleans (SUNO) has been named the Tom Joyner Foundation “School of the Month” for February 2017 as part of a month-long campaign to raise money for scholarships to help students at the Historically Black College and University.
SUNO Passes La. GRAD Act
June 24, 2016
Southern University at New Orleans has scored 100 percent in all four performance standards of the Louisiana Granting Resources and Autonomy for Resources for Diplomas (GRAD) Act for Year 6. With these final Year 6 results, SUNO has met and/or surpassed the targeted measures for each year of the six-year performance objectives of the Act.
Dr. Lisa Mims-Devezin Appointed Interim Chancellor
May 17, 2016
Dr. Lisa Mims-Devezin has been appointed the Interim Chancellor of Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO), effective July 1, 2016. Dr. Mims-Devezin will fill the position left vacant after Chancellor Victor Ukpolo steps down June 30.
Chancellor Ukpolo to Officiate His Final Commencement
May 05, 2016
La. Gov. John Bel Edwards is the guest speaker for the 2016 Southern University at New Orleans Commencement at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 7 in the Lakefront Arena. This year’s ceremony will be Chancellor Victor Ukpolo’s last. After leading the University for 10 years, Ukpolo will step down as Chancellor on June 30.
SUNO Competes Well In Outdoor Championships
April 26, 2016
For the second consecutive year, the Knights led all schools in event victories at the 2016 GCAC Outdoor Track & Field Championships. In the Women's Championship, the Lady Knights came in second place.
SUS Board Names Seventh SU Shreveport Chancellor
February 19, 2016
The Southern University System (SUS) Board of Supervisors has named Rodney Ellis to become the seventh chancellor of Southern University Shreveport (SUSLA).
SUNO’s Enrollment Increases for the Spring 2016 Semester
February 18, 2016
According to final enrollment figures, 2,500 students have registered for the 2016 spring semester at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). This represents a one percent increase from the 2,455 students officially enrolled in Spring 2015.
SUNO Hires New Campus Police Chief
January 11, 2016
Law enforcement veteran Bruce E. Adams has been hired as the new campus police chief at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO). The Southern University System Board of Supervisors approved his appointment today.
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