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.


SEU Professor to Be Featured on National Radio Program

Dr. Robert Crosby, professor of practical theology, and his wife, Pam, senior director for COMPASS: The Center for Calling and Career, will be featured Monday, April 25, on Dr. James Dobson’s nationally broadcast radio program, Family Talk. The program will focus primarily on Dr. Crosby’s 2014 book, The One Jesus Loves. “We so often hear Christian ... More

Dr. Ben Carson to Speak at SEU Commencement

On Friday, April 29, Southeastern University will host its spring commencement ceremony at The Lakeland Center in Lakeland, Florida., at 6:30 p.m. There will be 449 graduates, bringing Southeastern’s total graduation count since inception to 13,643. There are 109 master’s degree candidates, 324 bachelor’s candidates and 16 associate candidates. The commencement speaker will be Dr. Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and politician. Carson became the chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital ... More

April 22, 2016

How to ACE Your Finals

We all learn differently, and that means that studying effectively can look different for each of us. A study method that works great for your friend may not work at all for you. It is important to try different study strategies for a week or two and then assess whether or not those study methods are effective for you. Check out these tips the tutors and staff at SEU's Academic ... More

April 21, 2016

Your guide to gaining professional experience this summer

Still undecided about what to do this summer? It’s tempting to while away the days, binge-watching your favorite shows on Netflix and raiding the kitchen pantry every afternoon, but there are several good reasons to gain as much professional experience as possible during your summer vacations. You’ll not only come back in the fall with some potentially cool stories to share with friends — you’ll also have the ... More

April 20, 2016

Medicine with a Mission

With a continued burden for medical missions, Dr. Tonya Hawthorne, DO, ’83 ventured in 2006 to the country of Kenya in hopes of starting a medical outreach center. Still uncertain of the location, Tonya went on five scouting trips outside the capital city of Nairobi, each being a little further from the city and modern conveniences. During her last trip, she visited Ngoswani, a rural village of no more than five buildings. “... More

SEU Hosts Ribbon-Cutting for Student Activities Center

Southeastern University will host its ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly expanded Student Activities Center (SAC) facility on Tuesday, April 12, at 10 a.m. The new facility includes a gymnasium, telescoping bleachers, coaches’ offices, a multipurpose room and a large equipment storage room. The architectural firm for the project is SCMH Architects, and the company constructing the facility is NuJak Development. The addition expanded the existing space by 15,209 square feet, bringing the ... More

Investigating Fragile X Syndrome

As a student, Dr. Aimee (Vinson) Franklin never envisioned her career leading to a future in research. While in college and shortly after graduating from SEU in 2007, she was determined to take the MCAT and get into medical school. Aimee worked hard in order to graduate from Southeastern in three-and-a-half years with a bachelor’s degree in biology/pre-medicine. She moved home after graduation and worked delivering newspapers to save ... More

Distinguished Professor Murray Dempster Honored

During the 45th annual conference of the Society for Pentecostal Studies (SPS), Southeastern University’s Dr. Murray Dempster was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award, and Dr. Margaret English de Alminana was installed as the new executive director of SPS. The annual conference was held at Life Pacific College in San Dimas, California, from March 10 to 12. Dr. Dempster, distinguished professor of social ethics, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award along ... More

Over 400 Expected at Upcoming Preview Days

This Thursday and Friday, Southeastern University will be hosting its final Preview Days event of the school year, giving prospective high school and transfer students one more opportunity to stay overnight on campus, connect with our community and learn more about life at SEU throughout this two-day experience. Previous events have drawn crowds of more than 500, including students and their families, who were considering making Southeastern their college home. Through ... More

March 30, 2016

Dr. Ben Carson to Be Spring Commencement Speaker

Dr. Ben Carson, a retired neurosurgeon and politician, will be the commencement speaker at Southeastern University’s spring commencement on April 29. Southeastern’s commencement will take place at The Lakeland Center at 6:30 p.m. A total of 407 students will be graduating. Carson became the chief of pediatric neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins Hospital in 1984 at the age of 33, making him the youngest major division director in the hospital’s history. Carson ... More

March 29, 2016