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There is never a dull moment at Southeastern University. Read our blog to stay in the loop on campus events, exciting news and information relevant to future and current students, alumni, parents, faculty, staff and the community.

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2020 Commencement

On Sunday, November 22, Southeastern University will host commencement. The ceremony will be held at Victory Field on campus at 4:30 p.m. and will include participants from both the spring and fall graduating classes. Scott Williams, chief executive officer of Nxt Level Solutions, will be the commencement speaker.  Honoring All 2020 Grads The spring commencement ceremony, originally scheduled for April, was ... More


Eliza Babarczy — Woodworking for Missions

In the heart of the Peten jungle, the second largest remaining tropical forest in Central America, Eliza Babarczy, ’08, is using handcrafted exotic wood to make a difference within a local community in Guatemala. Named after the lake they are located next to and the last Mayan group to live in the area, Itza ... More


November 16, 2020

Bob Griffith — Restoring Hope

What started with Dr. Bob Griffith’s, ’19, doctoral dissertation has now surmounted into a nonprofit organization that is transforming his community through foster care ministry.  Bob is the founder and acting president of 1HOPE, a non-profit organization that uses neighborhood, professional, and faith-based energy ... More


Tropical Updates — Eta

Update: November 11, 2020 — 1:00 p.m. The Southeastern University Emergency Response Team (SERT) is continuing to monitor the path and magnitude of Hurricane Eta. Currently, Polk County is under a tropical storm warning. Polk County is projected to feel the effects of the storm early this evening and through the day on Thursday.  Southeastern has made all necessary preparations in the event that severe weather is experienced. As ... More


November 9, 2020

5 Things You Need to Know About the FAFSA

By Lily Garay, SEU Organizational Leadership alumna  When I was a senior in high school, I had committed to Southeastern University and was excited to be starting a new chapter. ... More


SEU Celebrates First Generation College Students

In honor of the annual National First-Generation College Celebration on November 8, we’re giving a shout-out to all of the members of the Fire Family — current students and alumni — who were the first in their families to go to college. “Being a first generation college student has meant so much to me,” said Chris Bryant, ... More


How to Fit in Grad School

If you’re looking to advance in your field, graduate school is the bridge between where you are now and your career goals. Advanced degrees grant students a deeper awareness of the ideas, technologies, and issues within their preferred field. However...they also require your finances and time, and some of us just can’t seem to get past the price tag or time commitment.  More


SEU Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Task Force Update

As a university, we are committed to working toward real change and evaluating ways that we can improve our campus culture and community. One of these ways is through our new Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Task Force.  This week, members of our Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Task Force joined SEU President Dr. Kent ... More


New Degree: MA in the Art of Design Management

The College of Arts & Media at Southeastern University is excited to launch our first master’s degree, the Master of Arts in the Art of Design Management. We are eagerly looking forward to being the first university to offer a graduate degree that focuses on organizational unity and innovation in such a practical and hands-on manner. This program, scheduled to begin ... More


October 12, 2020

eSports: A New Way to Compete

Southeastern has a new team on campus. Instead of a field to practice on, the athletes use an indoor suite of computers equipped with the latest technology to compete in the world of eSports, multiplayer video games competitively played in front of spectators. One of the fastest-growing sports in the nation, eSports generated more than $1 billion in 2019, with over 165 million fans. In the ... More


October 7, 2020