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Family Legacy: Eugene Williams ’52

When Eugene Williams attended Southeastern in the early 1950s, it was a three-year Bible institute located at Lodwick Field military barracks, now known as Tiger Town. He was a part of the Class of 1952, the last class to graduate from that location. He recalls the hot days spent in the dorms that did not have air conditioning. After completing a theology degree at Southeastern, he attended Florida Southern College and ... More

Fire Claim First Women’s Basketball Title

For the second night in a row, the Fire women's basketball team used a second-half spurt to claim victory. On February 27, it gave Southeastern its first Sun Conference Women's Basketball Tournament championship in program history. "We'll have our moments where things aren't working, and then all of a sudden we find a way to make it click," said interim head coach Leann Dahlstein. "When you work all season for something, ... More

March 1, 2016

Annabelle Gardiner, Associate Professor of Violin

One of the best parts of studying at SEU is getting to connect one-on-one with some of the top professors in the nation. Annabelle Gardiner, associate professor of violin and Chicago native, studied at the Eastman School of Music and has taught full time at Southeastern since 2008. Both she and her husband, Ron, also a music professor at SEU, are committed to helping students develop a deeper understanding and appreciation ... More

February 29, 2016

5 Must-Have Items for Enjoying Florida This Spring

With spring break just around the corner for high school and college students, many are already envisioning how they’ll spend this much-needed vacation, from sleeping in to laying on the beach to taking a cross-country trip with friends. One destination that’s consistently a favorite among spring breakers is Florida. Home to year-round sunny weather, some of the nation’s top beaches and popular theme parks such as Walt ... More

February 26, 2016

SEU to Join Nation’s Largest Football Conference

The Mid-South Conference and The Sun Conference are merging to form the largest football conference in college sports. Conference officials announced Thursday that beginning with the 2017 season, the Mid-South Conference will include 20 teams, which will compete in three divisions. The new, expanded football conference will allow three teams to earn an automatic bid to the NAIA Football Championship Series. "This is an exciting day for Fire football. I'm proud to ... More

Fire to Compete for Sun Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Four teams are headed to Southeastern University this weekend to vie for The Sun Conference women's basketball championship and claim the league's automatic bid to the NAIA Division II National Championship. Following wins on Tuesday in the quarterfinal round, third-seeded Webber International and fourth-seeded Thomas will be joining top seed and host, Southeastern, and second seed, St. Thomas, at The Furnace on Friday and Saturday, February 26 and 27. Tickets for the ... More

February 25, 2016

SEU Alum Opens Chiropractic Center

“When I was younger, I would always pray, 'God these are your hands. Use them.' I still pray that prayer every day at the office before I start my day,” said Dr. Ida Abraham, a 2007 SEU grad. Ida is among one of the few female chiropractors in Lakeland, Florida. She has owned her private practice, South Lakeland Chiropractic Center, since October of 2014. “Being a female chiropractor in Lakeland has ... More

February 24, 2016

Student Blog: 5 Things to Know About the College of Education

I still remember my first College of Education (COE) meeting my first semester at Southeastern University. It was exciting, intimidating and somewhat confusing. As I listened to faculty members and upperclassmen talk, I began to wonder what being an education major would really look like. It sounded both wonderful and really, really frightening. My new major sounded like everything I ... More

February 23, 2016

An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth

Southeastern University will host An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth on Wednesday, February 24, at 7 p.m. in Southeastern’s Bush Chapel. Irving Roth is the director of the Holocaust Resource Center at the Temple Judea of Manhasset, New York. He is the former director of the Holocaust Memorial and Education Center of Nassau County. Roth is a holocaust survivor, writer and internationally known educator. He is the ... More

February 22, 2016

SEU Enactus Invests in Choloma, Honduras

As spring break approaches, most students look forward to time off, but for eight students at Southeastern University, they anticipate being able to invest in the people of Choloma, Honduras. From February 28 to March 4, SEU’s Enactus team will take a trip to Honduras to continue its work on a project called Nuevo Camino, meaning “New Path.” “The goal of this ... More