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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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SEU Announces VP for Strategic Partnerships

Southeastern University President Kent Ingle has appointed Justin Lathrop to serve in a newly created position as the vice president for strategic partnerships. In this role, Lathrop will be an ambassador-at-large for the university, developing partnerships with organizations and ministry centers throughout the world. He will ... More


December 8, 2015

Fall 2015 Commencement Includes Over 200 Grads

On Friday, December 11, Southeastern University will host its fall 2015 commencement ceremony at Victory Church in Lakeland, Florida, at 6:30 p.m. There will be 208 graduates, bringing Southeastern’s total graduation count since inception to 12,615. Over 50 percent of the class will graduate with a GPA of 3.5 or higher. Graduates are from 25 states and six countries, including Brazil, Cameroon, Canada, Chile, Ethiopia and the United Kingdom. The commencement speaker will be Sheriff Grady ... More


December 4, 2015

SEU Joins #GivingTuesday

Southeastern University is excited to announce our participation in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving. #GivingTuesday kicks off the season of giving on the Tuesday after “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday.” This year’s event will be held December 1, and Southeastern has branded our event #GiveToSEUDay in conjunction with the global #GivingTuesday movement. On #GiveToSEUDay we would like to encourage our friends to support the 98% of our student body that ... More


November 23, 2015

The Value of a Christian Education

If tuition costs are driving you to cross Christian schools off your college wish list, you might want to reconsider. The price of Christian higher education may not be as much as you first thought, especially for in-state students with strong high school academics who are eligible to receive scholarship funds, and the benefits you’ll receive will more than make up for the difference in price. As you weigh ... More


Student Blog: The Importance of Community

The Oxford English Dictionary defines community as “a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals.” Before college, I never understood the importance of community — when in reality, I’ve always been a part of it. I had a strong group of Christian friends during high school who I now realize, looking back on ... More


SEU Ranked Among Top 10 Fastest-Growing Private Baccalaureate Colleges

Southeastern University was recently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education among the top 10 fastest-growing private baccalaureate colleges in the nation as enrollment continues to climb for the fourth straight year in a row. Enrollment increased by nearly 20 percent this fall compared to 2014–2015 and has increased by almost 60 percent since 2011–2012. More than 4,500 students are currently enrolled, and the university welcomed the largest freshman cohort in its history — 1,059 students. Dr. Kent ... More


September 28, 2015

The FAFSA: Cutting College Costs with Financial Aid

Going to college is a pretty expensive investment, but it’s also one of the most important that you’ll make in your life. That’s why, at SEU, we work to make a college education accessible to everyone. We offer students and their families as much financial assistance as possible in order to help manage tuition costs. Each year, over 98% of our students receive financial aid funds ... More


September 25, 2015

The Top 15 for Avoiding the Freshman 15

Ever heard of the “Freshman 15”? This common expression refers to the typical amount of weight gained by students during their first year of college. At SEU, we provide plenty of ways for students to stay in shape — and have fun doing it. The following are some of our favorite suggestions for avoiding the freshman 15 and staying healthy throughout college: 1. Go for a run Southeastern’s 88-acre campus is ... More


August 24, 2015

5 Ways to Earn a College Degree Without Breaking the Bank

Worried about college debt trailing after you? You’re not alone. Some students avoid college for this very reason. They fear that getting a college degree won’t be worth it in the long run — that they’ll be paying back enormous loans for the next 30 years. However, play it smart, and you can easily earn a college degree without breaking the bank. Avoiding debt could begin as early as ... More


July 16, 2015

A Sneak Peak of Life on Campus

Choosing where you’ll go to college and dreaming about that next step in your life is an exciting time — but it’s also a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Thankfully, there are plenty of resources for finding out if a school is the right place for you, including visiting the campus in person. At SEU, we offer dozens of opportunities each year for students and their families ... More


May 7, 2015