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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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Southeastern Hosts Local Special Olympics

As the weekend approaches, most people look forward to enjoying time off. For the Southeastern University community, the weekends offers time for them to serve. This Saturday, Southeastern faculty, staff and students will spend their day hosting the local Special Olympics at Victory Field from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Special Olympics is the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities. The majority of the participants ... More


September 14, 2016

Weather Updates

5:00 p.m., Friday, September 2, 2016 Isolated thunderstorms possible throughout the evening with winds decreasing down to 5 mph. We are anticipating all school functions to continue according to schedule. Further updates will be made if inclement weather occurs. 2:00 p.m., September 2, 2016 All hurricane and tornado watches and warnings have expired. Please be mindful of possible thunderstorms between 3:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m. 8:30 a.m., September 2, 2016 Hurricane ... More


September 1, 2016

National Leadership Forum Gets New Format

Southeastern University Foundation is revamping its annual National Leadership Forum. Instead of a one-day event in the spring, the Forum will consist of a series of speakers throughout the 2016-17 academic year. The series will conclude in March with a Scholarship Gala. “Southeastern’s Forum Speaker Series offers more opportunities for our students and the community to hear from prominent leaders and communicators throughout the year. The Speaker Series will ... More


August 18, 2016

Ron Clark to Headline Forum for Education

Southeastern University will welcome Ron Clark back to Lakeland for its Forum for Education on September 15. The hour-long workshop is open to Polk County K-12 educators and will be held at Polk Theatre at 4 p.m. “Last year’s sold out event was a huge success. We look forward to providing this opportunity again and allowing more Polk County teachers to attend through a new venue,” said Dr. Brian Carroll, ... More


A Call to Action – Responding to Recent Violence

By Kent J. Ingle, D.Min. President Southeastern University There is no doubt that our nation is facing some extraordinary challenges as the racial divisions that we have seen this past week continue to fuel acts of senseless violence. By now we’ve all witnessed the shootings in Minnesota, Louisiana and Dallas. As our country continues to experience an increased number of violent incidents ... More


SEU Adds Roberts as Associate Athletic Director

Southeastern University Director of Athletics Drew Watson recently announced the hiring of Darcee’ Roberts as associate athletic director for advancement, marketing and promotions. In this role, Roberts will handle fundraising efforts for the Fire athletic program while also overseeing the marketing and promotions side of the department. “Darcee’ brings a proven track record of experience as a general manager at the professional level and has shown that she understands how ... More


July 1, 2016

The Penny Story: A Worthy Cause

When the topic of human trafficking comes up, many conversations about 
what seems to be a distant and hopeless situation often grow quiet. This is not the case, however, when talking to Kendall Altmyer '13. Her face lights
 up with passion as she shares a story of hope. She points to the 
copper penny bracelet stamped 
with the word “Worthy” and
 penny tattoo inked on her arm 
as she shares ... More


SEU Alum’s Wildlife Journey

Michael Hughes, who received the Southeastern Award at this spring’s commencement ceremony, was not your ordinary college student. While many Florida students enjoy spending their weekends at the beach, Michael devoted his free time to writing and self-publishing his books. Over the four years of his college experience, Michael, an Arizona native and biology major, published three books on the wildlife found in Arizona, Brazil and Florida. Michael was ... More


New Worship Pastor Returns Home from Hillsong

Since 2011, David Cook has been living Down Under and serving as part of the worship team at Hillsong Church in Sydney, Australia. Now five years later, he’s excited to return to his home state of Florida with his wife, Corina, and son, Jude — bringing with him the experience, training and life lessons he has gained to his new position as the campus worship pastor at Southeastern University. Check out ... More


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 ... More


May 31, 2016