QUIZ TAKER: Robyn Merrick, 40ish, director of alumni affairs for the Southern University System

WHAT I’M LISTENING TO: “I enjoy classic R&B, jazz, and moving to audio books while traveling.”

WHAT I AM READING: “The Advocate, of course, CASE books and CASE Currents (Council for Advancement and Support of Education).”

WHAT I’M WATCHING: “News, news, news shows — local and the networks — ‘Nightline,’ ‘Frontline,’ ‘PBS NewsHour.’ ”

WHERE I’M SURFING (ON THE INTERNET): “Every web experience for me pretty much begins with Google. It’s a great starting point for any search or surf. These days there’s just no excuse to not know about something.”


“Taking a break on the Mississippi River bluff on the SU campus to enjoy anything sweet — cakes, cookies, pies, candy.”


What’s the next big event on the SU alumni calendar?

“We are gearing up for the Southern University National Alumni Conference July 6-10 right here in Baton Rouge. It’s in its 28th year and returning to Baton Rouge for the first time in 16 years. Alums from across the country will gather for enlightening and engaging panel discussions, workshops and other activities to strengthen and enhance SU. To learn more, visit our website at http://www.sualumni.org.”