Category: Campus Life

SEU Hosts Ribbon-Cutting for Student Activities Center

Southeastern University will host its ribbon-cutting ceremony for the newly expanded Student Activities Center (SAC) facility on Tuesday, April 12, at 10 a.m. The new facility includes a gymnasium, telescoping bleachers, coaches’ offices, a multipurpose room and a large equipment storage room. The architectural firm for the project is SCMH Architects, and the company constructing the facility is NuJak Development. The addition expanded the existing space by 15,209 square feet, bringing the ... More

Student Blog: Being a Missionary Kid at SEU

Just two years before beginning college, my family moved back to the United States from Mexico, where my parents had been serving as missionaries since I was 11. When I started at Southeastern University, I still felt very out of place in the U.S. I was fully out of touch with “pop” culture and struggled to reconcile my love for my “home” and the nationality everyone assumed I was. To ... More

5 Must-Have Items for Enjoying Florida This Spring

With spring break just around the corner for high school and college students, many are already envisioning how they’ll spend this much-needed vacation, from sleeping in to laying on the beach to taking a cross-country trip with friends. One destination that’s consistently a favorite among spring breakers is Florida. Home to year-round sunny weather, some of the nation’s top beaches and popular theme parks such as Walt ... More

February 26, 2016

Student Blog: It’s Game Time!

College is a time to build relationships, learn new things and ultimately have fun doing whatever you enjoy doing — and Southeastern University is no exception. There are so many great opportunities here on campus. You like spoken word poetry? Speak That is the club for you. Is singing your passion? Join the worship choir. And what about those of you who love to play sports? Look no further than Southeastern’... More

February 17, 2016

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

5th Annual #SEUConf Kicks off Monday

Southeastern University's annual SEU Conference event is scheduled to kick off Monday, February 8, and will feature three days of inspiring messages and worship from a world-renowned lineup of speakers and musicians. Now in its fifth year, SEU Conference has become a highlight and tradition, not only for Southeastern’s students, faculty and staff but also for the Lakeland and surrounding communities. "SEU Conference is a vital part of the culture ... More

February 5, 2016

5 Tips for Reviving Your Dorm Décor

With the school year now more than halfway through, it’s the perfect time to give your living space a thorough spring-cleaning, from de-cluttering and organizing to adding a few simple decorating touches. Not only will your roommate thank you, but you’ll also feel great about your surroundings for a few more months and be able to focus on your studies rather than on the mess around you. Below ... More

February 3, 2016

Student Blog: Plugging in as a Commuter Student

Approximately 1,000 students commute to SEU’s campus for classes and comprise about 22% of the total student population. In order to best serve this growing group of students, a team of student leaders is selected every year to be on the Department of Student Experience’s Commuter Life (also known as C-Life) team. This team puts on fun and exciting events to ensure that commuter students’ college experience is both enjoyable ... More

January 15, 2016

Student Blog: The Importance of Community

The Oxford English Dictionary defines community as “a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests and goals.” Before college, I never understood the importance of community — when in reality, I’ve always been a part of it. I had a strong group of Christian friends during high school who I now realize, looking back on ... More

SEU Ranked Among Top 10 Fastest-Growing Private Baccalaureate Colleges

Southeastern University was recently recognized by The Chronicle of Higher Education among the top 10 fastest-growing private baccalaureate colleges in the nation as enrollment continues to climb for the fourth straight year in a row. Enrollment increased by nearly 20 percent this fall compared to 2014–2015 and has increased by almost 60 percent since 2011–2012. More than 4,500 students are currently enrolled, and the university welcomed the largest freshman cohort in its history — 1,059 students. Dr. Kent ... More

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