Southern University at New Orleans provides an extensive portfolio of training courses for faculty, staff and students. 

This training is provided by a partnership between the Information Technology Center and the E-Learning Department. The University is also a member of the Microsoft IT Academy and the Cisco Networking Academy. Membership in these academies provides the ability for faculty, staff and students to receive certifications in the latest technologies. This ensures a level of competence for faculty and staff, and provides an advantage to students competing in the job market. Faculty, staff and students can request training via e-mail ( or by contacting the office at 504-286-5258.


The late Dr. Louis Westerfield, J.D. ('71) was the first African-American dean of both the Loyola University New Orleans College of Law and the University of Mississippi School of Law.