Lady Knights Perform Well at NAIA Indoor Track Championships
March 07, 2019
The Lady Knights of Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) displayed great running at the 2019 NAIA Indoor Track & Field National Championships Feb. 28-March 2. The team of 10 women finished in second place with 63 points.
SUNO Receives First Installment of AKA $100,000 Endowment
March 01, 2019
Dr. Lisa Mims-Devezin, chancellor of Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) picked up the first installment of the AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund. Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. (AKA), in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), pledged a $100,000 endowment last month.
AKA Sorority Pledges $100,000 Endowment to SUNO
February 01, 2019
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc. (AKA), in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), has pledged an endowment in the amount of $100,000 to Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO) as a part of the organization’s AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund. On Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019, SUNO Chancellor Lisa Mims-Devezin will join with 31 other presidents of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) at the Alpha Kappa Alpha International Headquarters in Chicago to accept the first installment of the institution’s award.
2 SUNO Track Team Members Named NAIA Athletes of the Week
January 30, 2019
Lady Knight Stacey Ann Williams and Knight Twayne Crooks have been named the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Women's and Men's Indoor Track Athletes of the Week for the third week of the season. Both freshmen are from Kingston, Jamaica
SUNO Alum Named New Orleans Police Chief
January 14, 2019
An alumnus of Southern University at New Orleans, Shaun Ferguson, has been named as the new chief of the New Orleans Police Department.Ferguson received his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from SUNO in 2002. He received his master's degree in Criminal Justice in 2017.
Miss SUNO Receives Crown
November 01, 2018
Nykia McCray officially became Miss Southern University at New Orleans 2018-2019 during the Coronation on Wednesday, Oct. 24 in the SUNO Gym. She was escorted by SGA President Warren Thompson. This event was one of many highlights of Homecoming Week, which began Oct. 22.
CARES introduces the Freshman Male Initiative
October 01, 2018
Southern University at New Orleans’ Center for Academic Retention and Educational Success (CARES) and the Epsilon Upsilon Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Incorporated partnered to kick off its first academic tutoring effort for the Freshmen Male Initiative (FMI). The initiative is one of SUNO’s early alert programs geared to increase the retention of freshman males.
Dr. Kam Leads Collaboration with Brookhaven National Lab
August 23, 2018
For the past 12 years, Dr. Murty Kambhampati, a biology professor at Southern University at New Orleans (SUNO), has taken students to the Brookhaven National Laboratory in Long Island, NY to conduct research. This collaboration between SUNO and Brookhaven provides minority undergraduate students with hands-on opportunities to learn about natural resource management while developing the foundations for graduate studies.
Lady Knights Win National Track Championship
May 29, 2018
The SUNO Lady Knights won the 2018 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Outdoor Track & Field Championship May 24-26 in Gulf Shores, AL. Track Coach Younne Reid also received National Coach of the Year honors.