Merkel says climate change is ‘a fact,’ laments US stance

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel took aim Tuesday at U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris accord, calling the move “very regrettable” at a time when the overwhelming majority of countries worldwide are trying to limit global warming. “We know climate change isn’t a matter of faith,” she told an

2018 Commencement

  The 2018 SSU Commencement will be held at the beautiful Bahia Hotel in Mission Bay, on Sunday, June 24, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. For more information, please contact the Admissions and Career Services Manager, Brittany McKnight, via phone at 619-298-1829, or via e-mail at

Venezuela migrants in Colombia tops a million over 15 months: government

Venezuela migrants in Colombia tops a million over 15 months: government BOGOTA (Reuters) – More than a million people have left Venezuela to live in Colombia during the last 15 months, with arrivals expected to continue, the Colombian government said on Wednesday, as its socialist neighbor suffers a deep economic crisis. A two-month national survey

Ajit Pai’s repeal of net neutrality officially goes into effect today

TL;DR: The FCC repeal of net neutrality goes into effect TODAY, but Congress can still stop it and save the Internet. Click here to contact your House Reps right now! Hold the obituaries. Net neutrality is not dead. Ajit Pai’s absurd repeal of basic free speech protections is the most unpopular decision in the history of


Dear SSU Students, Faculty, and Staff: It is our pleasure to announce the first recognition of our students’ academic achievement: Chancellor’s List. The high caliber of scholarship achieved by these students enhances the quality of education for all of our students at our learning community. We congratulate them for their contribution to scholarly life at

ACICS: Recognition Restored as of 12/12/2016

Secretary of Education Orders Restoration of ACICS as a Federally Recognized Accrediting Agency as of December 2016 and Outlines Next Steps in the Compliance Review Process On Tuesday, April 3, 2018, the Secretary of Education issued an Order notifying ACICS that the U.S. Department of Education has restored ACICS’s status as a federally recognized agency as of December

Film Studies Program Open for Enrollment

SSU has launched its Film Studies Program with 2 certificates: Film and Media Studies (undergraduate level) and Advanced Film and Media Studies (graduate level). The Certificate in Film and Media Studies program, at the undergraduate-level, is designed to give participants the knowledge, skills, and abilities to begin a career in a film studies related field.

WSCUC Accreditation

SSU has achieved the first of three major milestones towards regional accreditation. In December 2017, the Western Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) granted eligibility status. Click here for more details.

OPEN HOUSE – Southern States University – San Diego

OPEN HOUSE – Southern States University – San Diego Monday, February 26, 2018 1-2 pm We invite you to join us at our Open House on Monday, February 26, 2018, from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. You will have the opportunity to learn more about the various degree and certificate programs offered by Southern States University (SSU). SSU

Speaker Talk

Southern States University is excited to announce that as part of our outreach efforts to inspire and inform students, Artist/Photographer Jason Lanier will be speaking at the San Diego campus on Monday, January 22, 2018 at 4:00pm. Jason Lanier is an award winning photographer who has traveled the world pursuing his passion for photography. His