Community News

Student Success Story: La’Dereka McCray
December 18, 2020
Prior to moving back to Shreveport, where she was raised, La’Dereka McCray was living in Sacramento, California working as a hairstylist. Upon her return to Shreveport, she decided to pursue a new career path knowing that she wanted to create a life for her and her child that would provide stability and a consistent income. Once enrolled at SUSLA, McCray felt slightly out of place due to being older than most of the students she saw on campus.
End of Year Giving
December 17, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every aspect our lives. With unprecedented unemployment levels, many of our friends and neighbors are relying on public assistance for the first time and wondering what the future will look like for them and their families. 70% of small businesses that were forced to temporarily close during the pandemic are not expected to re-open.
SUSLA Veterans Upward Bound Host Christmas Toy Drive
December 14, 2020
LIVE MEDIA EVENT DECEMBER 14th Southern University at Shreveport (SUSLA) Veterans Upward Bound is hosting a toy drive on December 8-16, 2020 to benefit families in the community and Toys for Tots. Toys are being collected at SUSLA’s Main campus located at 3050 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive in Shreveport and the Metro Campus at 610 Texas Street in Downtown Shreveport. 
SU Votes: Voter information for December 5 Election
November 12, 2020
The nonpartisan SU Votes! initiative of the Southern University System continues its mission to encourage education, registration and participation in the voting process on local, state and national levels. For more information click the link above and go to for view a guide of current issues on ballots.
Veterans Day Celebration
November 04, 2020
Veterans Upward Bound Presents Veterans Day Celebration on November 11, 2020. Click the link above for more details.
Safe Return to Campus Informational Session
October 01, 2020
Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport & Willis Knighton Health System prepared guidelines to help SUSLA staff and campus administrators return to campus safely amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
E-Book Program
October 01, 2020
The Southern University Board of Supervisors has approved the request that will enable Southern University at Shreveport students to purchase access to e-books. The current e-book initiative will be implemented in partnership with Follett, in what is termed Follett ACCESS. Click E-BOOK Program above for more information.
GiveDay 2020
September 30, 2020
Today is SU Give Day! A full day of giving across all Southern University System Campuses throughout the state.   Help students at SUSLA achieve their dreams of a college education! This year, students have been impacted in every area of their lives and need your support like never before.
Fall Reinstatement
September 15, 2020
If your Fall 2020 classes were purged due to non-payment, you’re still able to get reinstated before the deadline. Please click the link above and follow the steps to request reinstatement into your classes that started on August 12th or register for B-Term classes scheduled to start October 5th.

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