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Category: News Release

SEU Announces New Dean for the College of Natural & Health Sciences

Southeastern University has announced that Dr. Aimee Franklin will be stepping in as the new dean for the College of Natural & Health Sciences. Dr. Franklin replaces Dr. Deborah “Debbie” Hazelbaker, who will be retiring at the end of the 2020-21 academic year.  ... More


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


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


ACPL Scholarship Essay Contest

The American Center for Political Leadership (ACPL) at Southeastern University is hosting its first annual essay contest, which is centered around civil discourse and civic engagement. High school students who reside in Polk County can win up to $1,500 ... More


SEU Announces Land Donation & Completion of Capital Campaign

We are excited to be starting off the 2020–2021 academic year with the announcement of a $2.6 million land donation and the completion of a $6 million capital campaign.  “Through these generous donations, we are able to provide premier experiences for our students and invest in the next generation,” said Southeastern University President, Dr. Kent Ingle. More


September 28, 2020

Kern Family Foundation Grant

Southeastern University recently received a $2.1 million grant from the Kern Family Foundation to develop an innovative degree program in the Barnett College of Ministry and Theology. The new program, currently called the Pastoral Accelerator Program, will help students achieve their bachelor’s in ministerial leadership and a master’s in divinity in five years, rather ... 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


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


Accreditation from the Association of Theological Schools

The School of Divinity at Southeastern University recently obtained accreditation from the Association of Theological Schools (ATS) for its graduate programs.  “The Association of Theological Schools (ATS) accreditation has been the highest standard of accreditation for seminaries and graduate theological and ministerial education for over one hundred years ... More