Celebrating 125 Years
of Building Communities and Empowering Lives

Since its founding on Sept. 11, 1893, Southern Connecticut State University has served the community through a commitment to access, academic excellence, social justice and student success.

Join us as we look back with pride and look forward with anticipation during our 125th anniversary year.

Southern 125th Anniversary Logo

Winner of the Tony Award for
Best Actor in a Musical
for his role as Aaron Burr in Hamilton, 2016

Author of Failing Up: How To Take Risks, Aim Higher and Never Stop Learning

Friday, October 4, 2019

Southern Memories


A Living History

Each month, learn about Southern’s history through the eyes of an alumnus or alumna, drawn from every decade since the 1930s. View more videos.

Love at Southern

They studied at Southern, they met at Southern, they fill in love at Southern. The couples share their tales of Owl amore.