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.
SUNO Women Earn 2 National Championships, Finish 4th Overall
May 31, 2016
Southern University at New Orleans had its most successful trip to the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in more than two decades, finishing fourth overall and producing two national champions.
Orenthia Bennett Named Track Athlete of the Year
May 24, 2016
The U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA) has named Lady Knight Orenthia Bennett the South Region Track Athlete of the Year. A junior from Treasure Beach Jamaica, Ms. Bennett s the top-ranked athlete at 400 meters (54.16). She will be the favorite to win the event at the NAIA Championships starting Thursday in Gulf Shores, AL.
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.
Lady Knight Point Guard Micah Brooks Named Newcomer of the Year
March 09, 2016
Micah Brooks, a 5-7 junior point guard from Mobile, AL, has been named Gulf Coast Athletic Conference (GCAC) Newcomer of the Year. She led the conference in assists (4.7 per game) and finished second in steals (2.8 average per game). She also was the second leading scorer for the Lady Knights with an average of 13.3 points per game. Finally, Brooks was named to the All-GCAC Women’s Basketball Second Team and the All-Defensive Team.
Track Team Wins 2 Championships at Indoor Nationals
March 09, 2016
Senior Orenthia Bennett (pictured above) won the women’s 400m and was a member of the winning women’s 4x400m relay team as she led Southern University at New Orleans to a sixth place finish at the NAIA Indoor Track & Field Championships at the Dave Walker Track on the campus of East Tennessee State University Saturday, March 5, 2016.