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Category: Community

How to Transition Into College Life

The transition into college life is a new and exciting period for any student. As a matter of fact, I vividly remember how it felt the morning my parents drove me over to Lakeland to begin my first year at Southeastern. Unsure of how to adjust, my stomach felt sick with nerves. After all, I spent my entire life in the same town with the same, familiar people. What would ... More


SEU Hosting Veterans Day Tribute at The Polk Theatre

Sinfonia: Connecting the Arts & Community In serving our country, the lives of our service members and their families are forever changed. Sinfonia: Connecting the Arts & Community, will be held on November 11, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at The Polk Theatre. This memorable concert is designed to tell the stories of Central Florida veterans and their families in the pursuit of service to our nation — from the ... More


October 18, 2018

Another Record-Breaking Year for SEU

Southeastern University is celebrating another record-breaking year of enrollment. Students moved back onto campus a day earlier than usual over the weekend, just in time for the first home football game of the year. The academic year will start on Wednesday, August 29. The university anticipates a total enrollment of close to 8,000 students. “We have been intentional in creating and ... More


Pathways School of Excellence for Middle & High School ESE Students

Feeling confident that their child or teen is in the right school environment is a concern for any parent. For parents whose sons and daughters have special needs, that concern presents its own types of challenges. Will their students be cared for and accepted? Can they be challenged without feeling that their disability is hindering their chance to progress academically or socially? The ... More


Side Hustle to Business Owner | Entrepreneurship in College

Some college students begin their undergraduate years with business ideas, and some find ways to make those ideas into their side hustle. With the right mentors and resources, that side hustle can become a full time business venture after graduation comes along. Whether it’s a passion for baking, a love of producing music or a desire to sell clothing for missions, college is the perfect season of life to ... More


International Students and the American Legacy

By Dr. Kent J. Ingle President, Southeastern University Published in The Ledger, July 11, 2018 One of the hallmarks of American higher education is the unique combination of openness to all, protection of new ideas and emphasis on critical thinking. These core values help build a robust and dynamic academic system in ... More


Faith-Based Post-Secondary Transition Program

This coming August, not only will Southeastern University welcome new and returning college students, we will also welcome students to a new program — one of the only faith-based post-secondary transition programs in the United States. The program, SEU Link, is designed to assist students with mild intellectual disabilities in making the transition from high school to adulthood. “Our associate ... More


What 3,000 People will Remember about SEU Conference 2018

By: Kerryn MacMichael, SEU Student Always. Only. Jesus. Always. Only. Jesus. Always. Only. Jesus. The heartbeat behind SEU Conference 2018 was a powerful message that defined every aspect of the three-day event held from February 26–28 at Family Worship Center in Lakeland, Florida. More


Community School Partnership

Southeastern University is excited to be partnering with Polk County Public Schools in a pilot Community School Partnership Program. Southeastern University’s relationship with Crystal Lake Elementary will deepen this fall as the Polk County School Board implements this new community partnership school model at the elementary school, ... More


SEU Students Advocating for Persecuted Christians

Students at Southeastern University are starting an International Christian Concern (ICC) club on campus this fall. This club will partner with the ICC advocacy team to raise awareness of international religious freedom issues and the the need to influence policy-level changes, especially in countries of specific concern. About ICC More