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Category: Campus Life

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


SEU Provost Dr. Hackett to Retire

Southeastern University’s long-standing provost, Dr. William Hackett, Jr., has announced that he will be retiring at the end of the 2020–21 academic year. Hackett first came to the university in 1988 and has served as provost since 2012.  [caption id="attachment_13344" align="alignright" width="260"] More


Lakeland Regional Health Collaboration

Southeastern University is excited to announce a new collaboration with Lakeland Regional Health to provide medical care for students beginning in fall 2020. Lakeland Regional Health works hard to ensure the health and wellness of local college students, staffing clinics on several campuses in the area. “Lakeland Regional Health is ... More


Orientation 2020 – Welcome Week

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SEU Launches Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Task Force

On Friday, July 24, Dr. Kent Ingle announced that Southeastern University has established a Diversity, Inclusion and Equity Task Force. The purpose of this task force is to advance racial diversity on campus and to work toward racial reconciliation.  The task force will start by listening to students, faculty and staff in order to bring about change on campus.  [embed]https://vimeo.com/441225399[/... More