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Category: Academics

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

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

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

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


February 22, 2016

MBA Student Named a Winner in Unilever Challenge

With a fresh idea on reinventing the process of doing laundry, Lauren Start, an alumna and current master’s student at Southeastern University, is heading to London to present her idea to Unilever’s headquarters during the last week of February. Lauren was one of five winners selected to present her idea from over 150 participants in Unilever’s "Reinventing Laundry" challenge. The challenge encouraged participants to think of ideas on ... More


SEU Debate Nears End of Another Strong Season

Now in its third season of competition, the Southeastern University debate team has competed in six tournaments this academic year, placing first in five and second in one, and earned invitations from both Harvard and Princeton. “It’s an honor to be able to compete against Ivy Leagues at all; to receive an invitation from them is a rare honor that is heightened by the team’s potential as a ... More


February 12, 2016