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Month: May 2016

SEU Welcomes ‘Chewbacca Mom’ to Campus

Candace Payne, who has brought joy to millions around the world through her Chewbacca mask Facebook video, received an unexpected gift on Monday. Southeastern University President Dr. Kent Ingle presented Payne with full tuition scholarships for her entire family, including her husband and two children. The presentation came during ... More


May 31, 2016

Reaching Madagascar

“I clearly remember God calling me to Africa, but I did not want to go alone,” said Dr. Aaron Santmyire ’00. Aaron felt called to be a missionary to Africa at the age of 12 while attending a youth camp where evangelist Greg Hubbard was speaking. Several years later, Aaron would meet his wife, Heather (Seymour) ’01, a missionary kid who was born and raised in Zimbabwe for 12 years. Heather also felt called ... More


SEU Enactus Advances to the National Competition

Southeastern University Enactus was recently invited to participate in the Enactus U.S. National Competition after being named among the top teams at the Enactus Regional Competition! Enactus is a global nonprofit platform through which university students around the world empower their communities via entrepreneurial projects. Through implementation of seven strong initiatives, SEU Enactus is making a difference in Polk County and Choloma, Honduras. Individuals impacted by the team’s ... More


Jannetides College of Business & Entrepreneurial Leadership

Southeastern University President Kent Ingle announced that University Loft CEO James Jannetides has made a gift to name the university’s College of Business & Legal Studies. Effectively immediately, the college will be known as the Jannetides College of Business & Entrepreneurial Leadership. The announcement was made during the May 5 biannual meeting of the university’s board of trustees. The gift is part of the $40 million SEU Fuel the ... More


SEU Launches Pathways School of Excellence

This fall Southeastern University will open Pathways School of Excellence, a program specifically tailored for students with disabilities in middle and high school and postsecondary transition. The school will be housed in the education building at Southeastern. The curriculum will be designed for students with intellectual disabilities and other mild learning and physical disabilities. The mission of Pathways is to equip learners for growth and success in academic, personal and ... More


Student Blog: The Art of Improvisation

Last semester, I had the amazing opportunity to join Unpland Improv, Southeastern’s improvisational comedy team. Unpland Improv gives students the opportunity to pursue their passions, use their gifts and think on their feet in order to make people laugh. It has been an absolute blast being part of the team and doing something I love. We act out crazy scenarios, make outrageous puns and occasionally burst out in song. ... More