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Southern University at Shreveport is a junior college in Shreveport,
Louisiana. It is part of the historically black Southern University System.
SUSLA, pushed to fruition by the administration of Governor John J. McKeithen,
opened for instruction on September 19, 1967. At the same time a second junior
college, Louisiana State University at Shreveport, also opened. LSUS later
became began offering bachelor's degrees but SUSLA remains a junior college. The
university is a member-school of Thurgood Marshall College Fund. The primary
emphasis of SUSLA was to serve the Shreveport-Bossier City metro area.
Paul Bassinson, 7 July 2022
image located by Paul Bassinson, 9 March 2017
image located by Paul Bassinson, 9 August 2022