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Category: Campus Life

SEU Students Give Back Over Spring Break

Amidst the global pandemic, the missions department at Southeastern University, SEU Missions, has had to be more flexible than ever before. While students typically lead mission trips internationally, this year they have learned to see the value and significance of local and domestic missions. In addition, they have been inspired to put a ... More


2021 Campus Community Updates

SEU Community,  With the White House recently announcing that the majority of Americans who want to be vaccinated will be able to do so by May, I am happy to share that these protections mean we can look forward to a return of in-person instruction at normal classroom capacity this fall for traditional students at our Lakeland campus.  We ... More


SEU Announces Next Provost

After a thorough nationwide search, Southeastern University announced today that the university’s new provost and chief academic officer will be Meghan Griffin, Ph.D.  Griffin currently serves as the associate provost and dean of unrestricted education More


2021 Virtual Forum at SEU

We are excited to announce this year’s Forum at SEU will be held for FREE, and fully online, on Thursday, March 11, from 12:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST.  The Forum is SEU’s annual leadership event that offers leadership training from premier thought leaders. This ... More


Campus Safety Update — Jan. 22, 2021

This morning Southeastern University received an unsubstantiated email threat against its campus. Out of an abundance of caution, the Polk County Sheriff’s Office was notified and deployed a number of deputies to investigate the campus.  Students, staff and faculty were alerted to shelter in place. No suspicious objects were found, and Security issued an all clear for all ... More


January 22, 2021

2020 Commencement

On Sunday, November 22, Southeastern University will host commencement. The ceremony will be held at Victory Field on campus at 4:30 p.m. and will include participants from both the spring and fall graduating classes. Scott Williams, chief executive officer of Nxt Level Solutions, will be the commencement speaker.  Honoring All 2020 Grads The spring commencement ceremony, originally scheduled for April, was ... More


SEU Celebrates First Generation College Students

In honor of the annual National First-Generation College Celebration on November 8, we’re giving a shout-out to all of the members of the Fire Family — current students and alumni — who were the first in their families to go to college. “Being a first generation college student has meant so much to me,” said Chris Bryant, ... More


SEU Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Task Force Update

As a university, we are committed to working toward real change and evaluating ways that we can improve our campus culture and community. One of these ways is through our new Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Task Force.  This week, members of our Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Task Force joined SEU President Dr. Kent ... More


eSports: A New Way to Compete

Southeastern has a new team on campus. Instead of a field to practice on, the athletes use an indoor suite of computers equipped with the latest technology to compete in the world of eSports, multiplayer video games competitively played in front of spectators. One of the fastest-growing sports in the nation, eSports generated more than $1 billion in 2019, with over 165 million fans. In the ... More


October 7, 2020

SEU Announces Search Committee for Next Provost

In an email to the SEU community on Tuesday, September 29, President Kent Ingle announced the 8-member committee to lead the search for the university’s next provost.  As was announced earlier in the semester, Dr. William Hackett, Jr., intends to step down from his role as ... More