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Category: Academics

Doctor of Ministry Now Available at SEU

When Southeastern University’s faculty recognizes a need, they do everything they can to not only make it happen…but to make the results as impactful and meaningful as possible. The newly launched Doctor of Ministry (DMin) program is no different. “Offering the Doctor of Ministry came up in conversation again and again,” said Dr. Alan Ehler, dean of the More


October 19, 2016

Pathways School of Excellence Now Open

On the morning of September 6, 2016, Southeastern University made history by opening the first university-based school in Polk County dedicated to serving middle school, high school and post-secondary students with special needs—Pathways School of Excellence. Starting on the path “This school is a shining example of a dream made reality,” said Dr. Amy Bratten, dean of the College of ... More


Buena Vida Building-Living the Good Life

SEU Students are Living the Good Life in Our New Buena Vida Building On September 13, 2016, Southeastern dedicated our newest facility—a unique building right in the heart of our Lakeland campus. Members of the SEU board of trustees, along with the SEU leadership team, faculty, staff and students gathered to celebrate and pray over the students who are going to be living and learning within its ... More


September 23, 2016

Jannetides College of Business & Entrepreneurial Leadership

Southeastern University President Kent Ingle announced that University Loft CEO James Jannetides has made a gift to name the university’s College of Business & Legal Studies. Effectively immediately, the college will be known as the Jannetides College of Business & Entrepreneurial Leadership. The announcement was made during the May 5 biannual meeting of the university’s board of trustees. The gift is part of the $40 million SEU Fuel the ... More


SEU Launches Pathways School of Excellence

This fall Southeastern University will open Pathways School of Excellence, a program specifically tailored for students with disabilities in middle and high school and postsecondary transition. The school will be housed in the education building at Southeastern. The curriculum will be designed for students with intellectual disabilities and other mild learning and physical disabilities. The mission of Pathways is to equip learners for growth and success in academic, personal and ... More


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

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


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