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.
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.