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SUNO and The SUNO Foundation to Host Annual Scholarship Fundraiser on Sept. 17th

NEW ORLEANS – On Sunday, Sept. 17, at 3 p.m., Southern University at New Orleans and the SUNO Foundation will sponsor its annual Worship for a Cause scholarship fundraiser at New Home Family Worship Center located at 1616 Carondelet St. Bishop Samuel Blakes, Alumnus of SUNO, will deliver the word. We invite all religious affiliations, alum members, friends of SUNO, political supporters, students, faculty and staff, and administration to come together to support the University’s scholarship fund on a day of prayer.

A team of clergy from all denominations across the city is participating in planning the day. Our host committee is as follows:

Bishop Darryl Brister
Fr. Anthony Richard
Rev. Dr. Torin Sanders
Rev. Anthony Taplin
Min. Vonda Taplin
Rev. Dr. Keith Sanders
Rev. Jamal Weathersby
Rev. Dr. C.S. Gordon
Bishop Samuel Blakes

SUNO is the only public, historically black University in New Orleans, Louisiana’s largest city. It has been a significant catalyst in the emergence of the African-American middle class since its inception. SUNO’s mission is to empower and promote the upward mobility of diverse populations of traditional and nontraditional students through quality academic programs, teaching, research, and service to achieve excellence in higher education using various teaching and learning modalities.

Please plan to attend. If you cannot attend, please consider sowing a seed into the lives of our students. Checks may be made payable to SUNO Endowment Foundation and mailed to 6400 Press Drive, New Orleans, LA 70126. Or, you may give electronically at Again, thank you for your support in improving our students’ lives.


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