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Pathways School to Host Jog-A-Thon

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On Friday, November 10, the Pathways School of Excellence will host a Jog-A-Thon at 6:00 p.m. on Victory Field. The school invites the entire SEU community and local families to join them as they jog a one-mile fun run. Registration includes a t-shirt and a meal. There will also be a family play area at […]

Dr. Elaine Thompson Hired as Distinguished Professor

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We are excited to announce the hire of Dr. Elaine C. Thompson as our distinguished professor of professional practice effective August 7, 2023. Dr. Thompson most recently served as the CEO of the YMCA of West Central Florida and spent 10 years as the president and CEO of Lakeland Regional Health (LRH).  About the Role […]

New Associate Degree in Nursing

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We are excited to announce that we will be launching an Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN) in the fall of 2023. The ADN is a two-year degree program designed to jump-start students’ nursing careers by preparing them for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) — an exam all nurses must pass to […]

SEU Holds Graduation for Air Force Flight Academy Cadets

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We recently held a special graduation ceremony for 18 cadets from the U.S. Air Force Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFJROTC) Flight Academy Program. On July 21, the cadets gathered in the aircraft hangar of the Kingsky Flight Academy to signify the completion of the program.  The ceremony featured General Larry Martin, retired Major General […]

SEU Receives Funding for Several Key Initiatives

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We are so excited to announce that we have received $4 million in appropriated funds from the Florida Legislature in order to fund the construction and launch of a private Christian early childhood learning center and preschool for children ages zero to four.  “As a university, we are beyond excited to be able to offer […]

SEU Announces New Campus Pastor

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We are honored to announce that we have appointed Jonathan Rivera as our new campus pastor. He will officially begin in the role on June 12, 2023. James and Brittany Powell, who have been serving as SEU’s campus pastors since the summer of 2021, will be transitioning to new positions on the pastoral team at […]

Glenn Pearl Named Librarian Emeritus

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We are excited to announce that the SEU Board of Trustees has named Glenn Pearl as our Librarian Emeritus.  He is the first faculty member to hold this title, and the honor was given to him due to his 37 years of service to the university and his commitment to research excellence, student mentorship, and […]

SEU to Launch Trades Programs

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In the fall of 2023,* SEU will launch SEU Trades, an innovative collection of program offerings in construction technology, HVAC, event production, project management, plumbing, and electrical fields.  The Drive Behind SEU Trades With major workforce shortages projected in several trade professions in the coming years, Christian higher education is uniquely poised for holistic development […]

SEU to Hold Spring 2023 Commencement

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Access the commencement live stream here. SEU will hold our Spring 2023 Commencement ceremony on Friday, April 28, at 6:30 p.m. at the RP Funding Center in Lakeland, Florida. The ceremony will feature guest speaker Shirley Hoogstra, president of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU), and President’s Award recipient Senator Colleen Burton. Get to […]

SEU Appoints Dr. Leonard Sweet as Distinguished Professor

SEU has appointed Dr. Leonard Sweet as Visiting Distinguished Professor of Ministry Communication. Sweet is an accomplished scholar, author, preacher, ministry and academic leader, and founder and president of SpiritVenture Ministries. Sweet is a regular contributing faculty member to the university’s Master of Arts in Ministerial Leadership Executive Cohort and the Doctor of Ministry programs […]