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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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Simi Adewunmi, Organizational Leadership ’16

Simi Adewunmi, an SEU international student from Nigeria, is pursuing a degree in organizational leadership with a minor in business management and plans to continue on for her MBA following graduation. Simi knew Southeastern was the place for her after visiting campus and experiencing our Christ-centered and close-knit community. She said, "Although the word 'community' is commonly used and can sound casual, for me, it made all the difference, especially ... More


March 18, 2016

SEU Student Shines a Light on Intellectual Disabilities

The idea for People Like Us may have come to SEU student Kirsti Mutz during her freshman year of college — but it’s really been a lifelong journey for her and her 16-year-old sister, Emma, one of the six individuals with varying abilities who star in the feature-length documentary. People Like Us centers on their experience in a local theater program and shines a light on ... More


March 17, 2016

SEU’s College of Arts & Media to Host Drum Corps International Tour

This summer, Southeastern University’s College of Arts & Media will be the host to the 2016 DCI Central Florida Drum Corps International Tour event. The marching music competition, the first ever in Polk County, is one of three that will be held this July in Florida. Drum Corps International (DCI), Marching Music’s Major League™, annually organizes the DCI Tour, which features more than 50 marching music ... More


March 15, 2016

Student Blog: Social Work Students Minister in Honduras

You know those moments when you’re just at a loss for words because of how great our God is? That’s how I felt after my trip to Honduras. I was sitting in one of my social work classes this past fall as my professor began to explain an opportunity to travel to Honduras in February 2016. The main focus of the trip would be to minister to girls who ... More


SEU Debate Dominates Florida State Championship

SEU won the Florida State Championship for the second year in a row, beating rivals University of Florida, Florida State University and University of Central Florida. SEU Debate finished another season as a stronger and more dominant presence in the Florida debate circuit than the last. Winning both styles of debate, breaking FIFA records and winning a total of 13 awards, this performance was a program best.[block]SEU won the ... More


March 11, 2016

Dress to Impress: How to Ace Your Next Job Interview

Just the mention of the phrase job interview can be enough to strike fear in the hearts of college students and recent grads. However, with the right preparation, you can enter your next interview with confidence in your ability to land your desired job. In addition to bringing along your resume and cover letter and researching your prospective employer ahead of time, a polished and professional appearance is ... More


March 9, 2016

Sofia Ramos, GTE Financial Student Employee

From participating in our Honors Program to coordinating events for our commuter students, Sofia Ramos has taken advantage of the many opportunities to gain leadership skills and grow professionally throughout her nearly four years at SEU. In her junior year, she was selected to be part of the inaugural team at our on-campus GTE Student-Powered Financial Center. Check out our interview with Sofia below to learn about her experience in ... More


March 4, 2016

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