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Category: Spotlight

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


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


A Moment in American History—Video Series

Former U.S. Congressman Dennis Ross, now director of the American Center for Political Leadership at Southeastern University, has posted brief videos of significant persons and events in American history.  The ... More


ACPL First Annual Scholarship Essay Contest

Due to the coronavirus/COVID-19, the ACPL has temporarily postponed this contest. Please check back for updates The American Center for Political Leadership (ACPL) at Southeastern University is hosting its first annual essay contest centered around civil discourse and civic engagement. High school students can win up to $1,500 in scholarship prize ... More


February 28, 2020

SEU Fire to Play Detroit Tigers in 2020 Spring Training Opener

Last February, the SEU Fire Baseball team made program history by playing a Major League Baseball team for the first time. Now, as part of the three-year partnership between ... More


February 11, 2020

Abe Rosenthall — Southeastern University’s First Dental Student

Abe Rosenthall has wanted to be a dentist ever since he was in high school. During his senior year of high school, Abe observed a patient’s treatment from start to finish at his father’s orthodontic practice. As his father treated the patient, Abe vividly remembers watching her transform from being embarrassed to smile because of her crooked teeth to beaming with ... More


SEU Conference 2020 — A New Perspective

With an expectation of over 2,500 guests, SEU Conference 2020 will take place from Monday, February 10 through Wednesday evening February 12, with all main sessions held at Family Worship Center in Lakeland.  Renowned Speakers  Conference will feature speakers and musicians from across the ... More


SEU Chancellor Tommy Barnett Releases Autobiography

“Whatever you invest in others, it will come back to you in abundance.” — Tommy Barnett This quote, one of many memorable excerpts in Tommy Barnett’s new autobiography, “What If,” ... More


Pray.com—The #1 App for Prayer & Faith

Pray.com, the number one ranked app for prayer and faith, recently became the only religious app to be ranked in Apple’s Top 10 in the lifestyle category. Shortly after launching the app on the campus of Southeastern University, Pray.com’s daily prayers and Bible bedtime stories have gone viral. The app has climbed the charts and ... More