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.


Kern Family Foundation Grant

Southeastern University recently received a $2.1 million grant from the Kern Family Foundation to develop an innovative degree program in the Barnett College of Ministry and Theology. The new program, currently called the Pastoral Accelerator Program, will help students achieve their bachelor’s in ministerial leadership and a master’s in divinity in five years, rather ... More

SEU Provost Dr. Hackett to Retire

Southeastern University’s long-standing provost, Dr. William Hackett, Jr., has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the 2020–21 academic year. Hackett first came to the university in 1988 and has served as provost since 2012.  [caption id="attachment_13344" align="alignright" width="260"] More

Tropical Updates

August 20, 5:00 p.m. The Southeastern Emergency Response Team (SERT) is closely monitoring Tropical Depression 13, as it is predicted to become Tropical Storm Laura by Friday and potentially impact Florida early next week. We will continue to monitor this storm for local impact and take any necessary measures to prepare for this event. Students who have already moved into residence halls should ... More

August 20, 2020

Lakeland Regional Health Collaboration

Southeastern University is excited to announce a new collaboration with Lakeland Regional Health to provide medical care for students beginning in fall 2020. Lakeland Regional Health works hard to ensure the health and wellness of local college students, staffing clinics on several campuses in the area. “Lakeland Regional Health is ... More

Orientation 2020 – Welcome Week

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Hurricane Isaias Updates

Check back here for all storm updates. ----------------------------------- Update: July 31, 12:00 p.m. Occasionally, tropical storms and hurricanes can be an unfortunate reality in Florida. Hurricane season occurs annually from June 1st through November 30th, and the university has established ... More

July 31, 2020

Fire Up!


July 29, 2020

SEU Launches Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Task Force

On Friday, July 24, Dr. Kent Ingle announced that Southeastern University has established a Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Task Force. The purpose of this task force is to advance racial diversity on campus and to work toward racial reconciliation.  The task force will start by listening to students, faculty and staff in order to bring about change on campus.  [embed]https://vimeo.com/441225399[/... More

Are You Fire Ready?

At SEU, we never stop finding ways to set students up for success. That’s why we’ve established Fire Ready! This clearance process ensures that our students have their important steps taken care of in advance. New in 2020 Our residence halls will be open for check-in ... More

Top Things to Do in Lakeland

Note: This article shares some of Lakeland's wonderful places to enjoy. Due to the changing nature of safety precautions from COVID-19, always check with a location before you go to see if it's open and which safety precautions you will need to take while there (such as face coverings and social distancing.) While some may find Lakeland on a map and only see a stopping ... More

July 15, 2020