True Blue

May
5

Matthews Plaza is an extension of the Jaguar Park project sponsored by the SU System Foundation. Jaguar Park is a three-phase construction project launched to support the construction of a $1.2 million urban sport complex located on the University’s Baton […]

May
5

ExxonMobil presented a check for $58,950 to the Southern University Foundation as part of the ExxonMobil Foundation’s 2015 Educational Matching Gift Program. The gift, announced during an on-campus reception on June 9, represents the ExxonMobil Foundation 3:1 match of 26 […]

February
1

On Friday, November 27, 2015, the Southern University System Foundation held its second annual TrueBLUE Donor Appreciation Gala at he Hyatt Regency Hotel Empire Ballroom in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event celebrated and honored donors who generously make philanthropic contributions […]

February
1

“I chose to be a psychology major and minor in music because I have always held a passion for both music and helping people in need. As a recipient of the 1880 Society scholarship, I am able to pay my tuition, and purchase […]

February
1

A $31,000 grant awarded from the Southern University System Foundation, to the SU Alumni Federation and SU Office of Admissions and Recruitment help spark the implementation of a successful recruitment campaign at the Baton Rouge campus. As a result of […]

Pictured left to right: Rev. James Brown, SUS Foundation board member; Leroy Edmond, SU alum and major gift donor; and Rev. Ted Major, SU alum and 1880 Society member.

August
6

Retired BASF executive Leroy Edmond says that his philanthropic efforts to support Southern University stems from the opportunities he received as a student at the University. The 1975 grad and political science major says that attending Southern changed his life. Recalling his humble beginnings in Morganza, Louisiana, he says “I came from one of the poorest parishes in the state. When I entered Southern University I had the opportunity to better myself. It was a means to escape extreme poverty and move to middle class. I’m glad I made the decision to attend Southern University,” said Edmond.

August
6

Financial support is one of the best ways graduates can show appreciation for the education and development they have received from their alma mater. One such graduate is Celeste A. Clark, Ph.D., who through her affiliation with the W.K. Kellogg […]

May
27

Pictured from left to right: Southern University System Foundation honorees, Leon E. Valdry ’57, Joseph M. Stewart ’65, and Irving J. Matthews ’70 The Southern University System Foundation (SUSF) honored Southern University alums Irving J. Matthews ’70, Joseph M. Stewart […]

May
27

On April 24, 2015, James and Betty Brown hosted a donor reception at their home in Pearland, Texas. The reception generated more than $30,000 in philanthropic support for Southern University campuses and departments. James and Betty also presented the Southern […]

May
15

Attractive urban sport complex coming soon The Southern University System Foundation recently broke ground to launch the construction of a new urban sport complex located on the Baton Rouge campus. The project will transform the east side of AW Mumford […]