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Category: Alumni

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


On the Front Lines: SEU Alum’s New Chaplaincy Initiative

Being sensitive to God’s call has always been important to Chaplain (Col.) Richard Quinn ’78, who retired this past October following 34 years of service as a chaplain in the U.S. Army. As a senior in high school, Richard planned to pursue a degree in biology and was driving to take a science CLEP exam at a local community college when he sensed God speaking to him about his future ... More


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


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

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


From SEU to Super Bowl 50

Two-time Emmy Award winner and SEU alum Caleb Kinchlow was at the forefront of the action at Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, February 7, as he reported and filmed for CBN Sports from San Francisco, California. [caption id="attachment_7167" align="alignleft" width="250"] (CBN News Photo/Juan Garcia)[/... More


February 10, 2016

Lauren Start, MBA ’16

An SEU alum from Atlanta, Georgia, Lauren Start is currently pursuing a Master of Business Administration in our 10-month accelerated program, building upon the solid business foundation she received in our management and marketing ... More


February 2, 2016

Dr. Aimee Franklin, Assistant Professor of Biology

Dr. Aimee Franklin, an SEU alum with a BS in Biology, has served here at Southeastern as an assistant professor of biology for the past year and a half. Originally from Arkansas, Dr. Franklin grew up in Alabama and earned a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. In addition to being able to interact ... More


January 28, 2016

Jacob Fusek, Organizational Leadership ’15

“I decided to come to Southeastern because I loved the unique on-campus culture.” Throughout his time at Southeastern University, Jacob Fusek has been involved in a diverse body of extracurricular activities, discovering opportunities to lead from the foundation of servant-leadership he has gained ... More


December 15, 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