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Category: News Release

Tim Tebow & Jeff Foxworthy – Gala Speakers

On Friday, March 16, 2018, the Forum at SEU will host its annual Scholarship Gala fundraising dinner. This year’s speakers will include Tim Tebow and Jeff Foxworthy as co-hosts for the evening event, who will share their personal life experiences of leadership. The Gala will take place on Southeastern University’s campus in The Furnace at 6:30 p.m., following the Forum ... More


Kent Ingle – Presidents’ Alliance

SEU is pleased to announce that our President, Kent Ingle, is one of the founding members of the Presidents' Alliance on Higher Education and Immigration. The Alliance was officially launched on December 12, 2017, by over two dozen American higher education leaders across the United States. The Alliance will address issues at the intersection of education and immigration. The Alliance is a collective effort to improve ... More


December 13, 2017

SEU Worship’s New EP “Born to Run”

Since releasing their fifth album in February, with a new sound and new campus worship pastor in the lead, SEU Worship (Southeastern University’s student music ministry) has made tremendous strides. In October, they surpassed more than 2 million streams on Spotify with their self-titled album, which was recorded live at the ... More


New Doctoral Degrees in Leadership at SEU

We’re excited to announce two new doctoral programs —  a PhD in Organizational Leadership and a Doctorate of Strategic Leadership (DSL), bringing the total number of doctoral degrees we offer up to four (the EdD began in 2014 and the More


SEU Students Speak at the UN

Southeastern students Joy Bishara and Lydia Pogu have been featured in national headlines a lot over the last several years. They have been asked to recount the story of their abduction by the Boko Haram countless times, and their story has been told in People magazine More


SEU Unveils Cornerstone Partnership with Lakeland Magic

Southeastern University has always had a heart for our Lakeland community. Over the years, we have continued to invest in relationships with individuals and businesses within the surrounding area, believing that the Southeastern campus extends beyond Longfellow Boulevard. Teaming Up One of these new relationships is with the Lakeland Magic, the NBA G-League* affiliate of the Orlando ... More


SEU Launches First MSW in Polk County

This fall, Southeastern launched the first Master of Social Work degree (MSW) in Polk County. This is also the first MSW program in the state of Florida to be offered by an evangelical university. The cohort held its initial class in August with an enrollment of 25 students, surpassing the initial projection of 12 students. Bringing the MSW to SEU “Starting an MSW program was a dream of the Southeastern ... More


September 19, 2017

SEU Reaches Record Enrollment

News Coverage This exciting milestone for SEU was featured on Bay News 9. Click here to watch: Record Enrollment at Southeastern University—as Featured on Bay News 9 from Southeastern University on Vimeo. A Record-Breaking Year Southeastern University started our academic year on Wednesday, August 30, with record-breaking ... More


College of Ministry & Religion Renamed

On May 4, Southeastern University will unveil the renaming of our College of Christian Ministries and Religion in honor of the chancellor of our university, Tommy Barnett. The newly named college will be known as the Barnett College of Ministry & Theology. The Legacy of Pastor Barnett “No one has embodied a commitment to innovation and empowering the next generation like Pastor Tommy Barnett,” said Dr. Kent ... More


SEU Foundation to Host Scholarship Gala

On Friday, March 10, 2017, the Southeastern University Foundation will present an unforgettable evening at its annual Scholarship Gala fundraising dinner. This year’s event will be held on Southeastern’s campus with special guest speaker Edward Davis, former Boston police commissioner. Davis is a leading expert in counter-terrorism, cyber security and modern policing. The film “Patriots Day” is based on his personal experiences in the aftermath of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. ... More


February 13, 2017