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Category: Academics

College of Ministry & Religion Renamed

On May 4, Southeastern University will unveil the renaming of our College of Christian Ministries and Religion in honor of the chancellor of our university, Tommy Barnett. The newly named college will be known as the Barnett College of Ministry & Theology. The Legacy of Pastor Barnett “No one has embodied a commitment to innovation and empowering the next generation like Pastor Tommy Barnett,” said Dr. Kent ... More


SEU Enactus Means Business

Enactus is an international community of students and academic and business leaders. They are committed to using the power of entrepreneurial action to enable human progress. They believe that ENtrepreneurial ACTion creates a better world for US all, and we’re excited to have our own Enactus club right here at SEU. Support from Businesses More


SEU Launching 16-Month MAML Program

As a Christ-centered university, it’s natural that the very first master’s degree that SEU offered was the Master of Arts in Ministerial Leadership, often referred to as the MAML. Over time, the MAML evolved to be offered in three learning formats: executive cohort, traditional classroom or online. Remaking the MAML “To ensure that our programs remain ... More


March 14, 2017

SEU Launches New School of Worship

During the conclusion of the 2017 SEU Conference, Southeastern University announced that it is restructuring its oldest, largest and fastest-growing academic college, the College of Christian Ministries and Religion. This restructure will focus on reimagining the training process for pastors in the 21st century. The changes will start with the launch of the ... More


February 8, 2017

Compass—The Center for Calling and Career

Many colleges and universities offer career counseling or job placement assistance. At Southeastern, however, we approach this service from a completely different perspective. Instead of just helping our students find a job…we help them learn how to discern God’s call for their lives at COMPASS—The Center for Calling and Career. Defining the Future “If I could tell each college ... More


December 20, 2016

SEU’s First Doctoral Student to Graduate

Southeastern University’s first doctoral student will graduate this December during the fall commencement ceremony, which will take place on December 16, at 6:30 p.m. at Victory Church in Lakeland. Candi Ring will be the first student to graduate from the doctor of education program, which was launched in the fall of 2014. The doctoral program at Southeastern University currently has 140 students. “The doctoral program has been a labor of love from ... More


Navigating the Future—SEU Study Abroad

With SEU Study Abroad, students can take the meaning of the word “wanderlust” and turn it into reality. They choose a program and country, pack their books, and completely change the ambiance of their college experience. Unlike a classroom, studying abroad engages all five senses. SEU’s Study Abroad Coordinator, Rachel Roskoski, studied abroad twice while earning her undergraduate degree, and twice while earning her graduate degree. Her only regret ... More


November 18, 2016

Doctor of Ministry Now Available at SEU

When Southeastern University’s faculty recognizes a need, they do everything they can to not only make it happen…but to make the results as impactful and meaningful as possible. The newly launched Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program is no different. “Offering the Doctor of Ministry came up in conversation again and again,” said Dr. Alan Ehler, dean of the More


October 19, 2016

Pathways School of Excellence Now Open

On the morning of September 6, 2016, Southeastern University made history by opening the first university-based school in Polk County dedicated to serving middle school, high school and post-secondary students with special needs—Pathways School of Excellence. Starting on the path “This school is a shining example of a dream made reality,” said Dr. Amy Bratten, dean of the College of ... More


Buena Vida Building-Living the Good Life

SEU Students are Living the Good Life in Our New Buena Vida Building On September 13, 2016, Southeastern dedicated our newest facility—a unique building right in the heart of our Lakeland campus. Members of the SEU board of trustees, along with the SEU leadership team, faculty, staff and students gathered to celebrate and pray over the students who are going to be living and learning within its ... More


September 23, 2016