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Category: News Release

SEU to Join Nation’s Largest Football Conference

The Mid-South Conference and The Sun Conference are merging to form the largest football conference in college sports. Conference officials announced Thursday that beginning with the 2017 season, the Mid-South Conference will include 20 teams, which will compete in three divisions. The new, expanded football conference will allow three teams to earn an automatic bid to the NAIA Football Championship Series. "This is an exciting day for Fire football. I'm proud to ... More


February 26, 2016

Fire to Compete for Sun Conference Women’s Basketball Championship

Four teams are headed to Southeastern University this weekend to vie for The Sun Conference women's basketball championship and claim the league's automatic bid to the NAIA Division II National Championship. Following wins on Tuesday in the quarterfinal round, third-seeded Webber International and fourth-seeded Thomas will be joining top seed and host, Southeastern, and second seed, St. Thomas, at The Furnace on Friday and Saturday, February 26 and 27. Tickets for the ... More


February 25, 2016

An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth

Southeastern University will host An Evening with Holocaust Survivor Irving Roth on Wednesday, February 24, at 7 p.m. in Southeastern’s Bush Chapel. Irving Roth is the director of the Holocaust Resource Center at the Temple Judea of Manhasset, New York. He is the former director of the Holocaust Memorial and Education Center of Nassau County. Roth is a holocaust survivor, writer and internationally known educator. He is the ... More


February 22, 2016

SEU Enactus Invests in Choloma, Honduras

As spring break approaches, most students look forward to time off, but for eight students at Southeastern University, they anticipate being able to invest in the people of Choloma, Honduras. From February 28 to March 4, SEU’s Enactus team will take a trip to Honduras to continue its work on a project called Nuevo Camino, meaning “New Path.” “The goal of this ... More


MBA Student Named a Winner in Unilever Challenge

With a fresh idea on reinventing the process of doing laundry, Lauren Start, an alumna and current master’s student at Southeastern University, is heading to London to present her idea to Unilever’s headquarters during the last week of February. Lauren was one of five winners selected to present her idea from over 150 participants in Unilever’s "Reinventing Laundry" challenge. The challenge encouraged participants to think of ideas on ... More


10th Annual National Leadership Forum

The Southeastern University Foundation will host the 10th annual National Leadership Forum on Friday, March 18, 2016. Speakers for the event include Ron Clark, Byron Pitts, Admiral Vern Clark, Peggy Noonan and James “JB” Brown. A Scholarship Gala will follow the Forum at 6:30 p.m. with special guest speaker Oliver North. A half-day intensive with Mark Esposito, professor at Harvard University, will take place on Thursday, March 17. For more information and to ... More


February 12, 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


From SEU to Super Bowl 50

Two-time Emmy Award winner and SEU alum Caleb Kinchlow was at the forefront of the action at Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, February 7, as he reported and filmed for CBN Sports from San Francisco, California. [caption id="attachment_7167" align="alignleft" width="250"] (CBN News Photo/Juan Garcia)[/... More


February 10, 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

SEU Presents Educator Workshop with Ron Clark

Ron Clark, known to many as “America’s Educator,” will be the guest speaker at Southeastern University’s free educator workshop on Thursday, March 17. The hourlong workshop, sponsored in part by MidFlorida Credit Union, is open to Polk County K–12 educators and will be held in Bush Chapel at 4 p.m. Clark is the 2000 Disney American Teacher of the Year, a New York Times best-selling author and the subject of ... More


February 4, 2016