POSTED: Monday, August 20, 2012 - 2:00pm
UPDATED: Monday, August 20, 2012 - 2:04pm
Baton Rouge, La (NBC33) — Summer vacation is over at Southern University.
It was the first day back in class for Jaguar students.
This was the first full academic year after the school declared a financial emergency back in October of 2011.
Since then, the school has fired professors and consolidated courses; also, Souther University – Baton Rouge is yet again the flagship university in the Southern University system.
It's the only historically black college system in the nation.