WHAT: News conference and reception to meet new Southeast Missouri State University Director of Athletics John Shafer.WHO: John Shafer is Southeast’s new director of athletics. He was formerly director of athletics at Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Mississippi.WHEN: 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 10WHERE: Show Me Center Meeting RoomsDETAILS: The news conference and reception are open to the public. The community is invited. Shafer will participate in the news conference and reception prior to the Redhawks basketball games. The Southeast women’s basketball team will take on Eastern Illinois at 5:30 p.m. with the men’s game to follow at 7:45 p.m., both in the Show Me Center arena.