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Category: Campus Life

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. More


September 28, 2015

The Top 15 for Avoiding the Freshman 15

Ever heard of the “Freshman 15”? This common expression refers to the typical amount of weight gained by students during their first year of college. At SEU, we provide plenty of ways for students to stay in shape — and have fun doing it. The following are some of our favorite suggestions for avoiding the freshman 15 and staying healthy throughout college: 1. Go for a run Southeastern’s 88-acre campus is ... More


August 24, 2015

A Sneak Peak of Life on Campus

Choosing where you’ll go to college and dreaming about that next step in your life is an exciting time — but it’s also a decision that shouldn’t be taken lightly. Thankfully, there are plenty of resources for finding out if a school is the right place for you, including visiting the campus in person. At SEU, we offer dozens of opportunities each year for students and their families ... More


May 7, 2015