The ACPL Hosts Annual Civic Initiative Essay Contest

SEU’s American Center for Political Leadership (ACPL) is hosting its third annual essay contest centered around civil discourse and civic engagement. High school students can win up to $1,500 in scholarship prize money with a winning essay for the ACPL’s Civic Initiative Essay Contest. Open to high school students who reside in Polk County, the […]

Fire Athletics to add Bass Fishing as Newest Team

SEU will launch its 20th athletic program when bass fishing begins its inaugural season this coming fall.  The Fire will compete in the Bassmaster College Series and Major League Fishing’s Abu Garcia College Fishing Series where boats of two anglers each will fish in a tournament on a given weekend with each boat weighing in […]

SEU Office Closures for Holiday Break

Southeastern University’s offices will be closed beginning Friday, December 23, 2022, and will reopen on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. Please refer to these helpful links during the office closure. Our community wishes you a blessed Christmas and New Year! Visit SEU We’d love to see you this spring, so make your plans now to visit […]

SEU to Hold Fall 2022 Commencement

SEU will hold our Fall 2022 Commencement ceremony on our Lakeland campus on Friday, December 9, at 5 p.m. on Victory Field. The ceremony will feature guest speaker Dr. Alveda King, daughter of late civil rights activist Reverend A.D. King and niece of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. About the Graduates The fall class […]

Director of Nursing Retires, Search Begins for Chief Nursing Administrator

SEU has recently announced that the Director of Nursing, Dr. Susie Tasker-Weaver, will be retiring at the end of the 2022-23 academic year. Dr. Susie has played an integral role in the development and advancement of the university’s nursing program, and has served as the director since 2017.  “It has been my dream since 2003 […]

SEU Announces New Executive Director of Hispanic Leadership Center

SEU recently announced that Rev. Jeanette Salguero has been appointed as the executive director of the Carrión Hispanic Leadership Center.  Salguero will serve as the pillar in the leadership of the Carrión Center, providing her voice and expertise in the resourcing and advancement of the center’s overall mission and strategic goals.  “I am honored to […]

SEU Ranked as a Top Performer by U.S. News & World Report

SEU has just been ranked as a top college in both social mobility and diversity by U.S. News & World Report in its 2022-2023 rankings. The university has also received a new classification as a doctoral/national university. Ranked 105th, SEU was in the top 25% for social mobility. Top performers in social mobility are determined […]

SEU Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month with Lecture Series

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, SEU’s Carrión Hispanic Leadership Center will be hosting a lecture series on Thursday, September 15, at its Lakeland campus.  The series is intended to recognize and honor Hispanic Heritage Month, which takes place this year from September 15 to October 15, and highlight the contributions that the Hispanic community […]

SEU Works with Argentine Government to Establish Its First Evangelical University

SEU and its global ministry partner, OneHope, recently participated in cabinet-level meetings with the government of Argentina to discuss the establishment of the very first Protestant evangelical university chartered by the country.  Dr. Mike Cuckler, chair of the School of Divinity, represented SEU at these meetings alongside OneHope’s Fernando Ramirez. They had the opportunity to […]

SEU Ranked One of Fastest Growing Institutions Nationwide

SEU has once again been named one of the fastest growing private non-profit institutions in the country in the 2022-23 almanac released by the Chronicle of Higher Education (CHE). Based upon growth data acquired from the years 2010-2020, SEU has been ranked fourth among master’s level colleges and universities due to its 243.5% growth in […]