Satellite Telecommunications Network/Distance Learning

Mike Meehan
Director

Lake Campus Multipurpose Building, Room 321
504-286-5215


The office of Satellite Telecommunications Network Interface/Distance Learning is a component of Title III. The office receives, produces, disseminates and enhances the telecommunications/audio visual capacity of SUNO in support of the University's academic, cultural and professional programs. The goals are: 
  • To participate in the receiving and sending of programming and broadcasting within the Historically Black College and University Network.
  • To utilize the telecommunications technology to enhance SUNO's curricular, cultural, and faculty development offerings.
  • To utilize the telecommunications technology to increase student enrollment, especially through telecourse offerings.
  • To cultivate effective and creative working relations with the local consortium colleges and public broadcast networks.
  • To maintain and expand (where possible) all satellite telecommunications equipment for optimal productivity.
  • To move toward being an uplink as well as a downlink facility.

DID YOU KNOW?

The total enrollment at SUNO has grown every year since Hurricane Katrina. Despite projections that the University's enrollment would only reach between 1,200 and 1,500 students in the spring of 2006, more than 2,000 students returned to campus. SUNO's current enrollment is 2,704 students.