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Wednesday, March 03, 2021

/ CAMPUS

Southeast’s Special Collections and Archives Documenting COVID-19 Pandemic in New Digital Collection

Southeast Missouri State University’s Special Collections and Archives is inviting Southeast students, faculty and staff, and community members to share how the COVID-19 pandemic has turned daily life upside down with submissions to be compiled in a new collection to document this life-changing event for historical posterity. This special digital collection, titled “Documenting …
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Mobile Redhawk Food Pantry Available May 7 to Southeast Students, Faculty, Staff

The Redhawk Food Pantry, in partnership with the Southeast Missouri Food Bank, will be making 200 boxes of non-perishable food items available for Southeast students, faculty, staff and Chartwells employees to pick up on Thursday, May 7, outside of the Student Recreation Center (west entrance outside Student Aquatic Center). Pick-up will be available starting at 10 a.m. until the food …
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Southeast Observing Virtual Denim Day April 29

As a part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), the Campus Violence Prevention Program (CVPP) and Counseling and Disability Services invite Southeast faculty, staff and students to participate virtually in Denim Day on April 29. Help take a stand against victim blaming and destructive attitudes about sexual assault by wearing jeans and posting a photo on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter …
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Alumni Association Seeking Faculty Merit Award Nominations

The Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2020 Faculty Merit Award to be presented at the Copper Dome Dinner on Friday, Oct. 30. To be selected for this award, nominees are evaluated on teaching, professional growth, service to the University, and individual character. To submit a nominee for the Faculty Merit Award, visit semo.edu/alumni/about/nominations.

/ EMPLOYEE

Payroll Paper Check Pickup at Show Me Center Box Office; Timesheet Processes Remain Unchanged

All timesheet submissions, approvals and pay dates will remain unchanged while the University is adhering to telework arrangements through May 17. During this telework period all payroll paper checks can be picked up at the Show Me Center Box Office (located on the outside of the east side of the building). For more information, including check pick up dates and times, visit semo.edu/sealerts/covid19/employee.

/ ACADEMIC

Southeast Faculty, Students Help Solve Missouri Cold Case

A team of Southeast Missouri State University students and faculty have been able to solve a real-world cold case in southeast Missouri. Dr. Jennifer Bengtson, associate professor of anthropology, and her students, recently identified human remains found in a farm field near Charleston, Missouri, in 1979, through collaboration with Othram and Redgrave Research, a forensic sequencing laboratory. The remains had …
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5th Annual Distance Learning Summit is June 17

The 5th Annual Eastern Missouri Distance Learning Summit (EMDLS) virtual experience is scheduled for June 17 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Previously planned as an onsite event at Missouri Baptist University, the event will now take place in a virtual environment titled "Distance Learning at a Distance: Navigating the New Normal." This event will provide local Missouri distance learning professionals (faculty, staff and administrators) an opportunity to network and share through a series of virtual sessions. The sessions will be designed to cultivate discussions and reflect on the challenges associated with COVID-19. Participants will have the opportunity to select and attend sessions of interest. Registration will be communicated in a future Newswire. For more information or session idea submissions, contact Chelsea Caile McNeely at ccaile@semo.edu.

'Take-Away Friday' Continues May 1 with 'Design Thinking'

The Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (CSTL) continues the “Take-Away Friday” series of faculty development presentations at noon May 1 on Zoom. “Design Thinking: Difficult Easy Thing or Easy Difficult Thing?” will be presented by CSTL and Jana Gerard, coordinator of the EDvolution Center. This session explains the principles of design thinking and how it can help make everything slightly more awesome. To register, visit cstl.semo.edu/event.

/ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Catapult’s ‘She iS’ Exhibit Now Available Online

“She iS,” an exhibition curated by Maria Esswein featuring the work of 25 artists who identify as female, is on display virtually and being hosted by Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House. The exhibition is now available to the public at https://sheiscatapult.online/. This exhibition, originally scheduled to be in the main gallery at Catapult from May 1-28, was moved …
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Wubbena Creates Artwork Highlighting Public Good During COVID-19 Pandemic

When the Stay Home Missouri issue was ordered a few weeks ago, Chris Wubbena's creative juices took over. While others may have been feeling their daily routines restricted as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Wubbena's thoughts turned to the need for "common good." Using tools and measuring devices -- rulers, c-clamps, a tape measure, hammers and levels --   he …
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/ REDHAWKS

Athletics Holds 13th Annual Cindy Gannon Walk for Women in Virtual Format

The Southeast Missouri Department of Athletics hosted its 13th Annual Cindy Gannon Walk for Women in a virtual format Saturday. Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, participants in this year's event walked on their own time to help support athletic scholarships.
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Wilkerson Goes to Tennessee Titans as Undrafted Free Agent

Southeast Missouri wide receiver Kristian Wilkerson is headed to the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent. Wilkerson agreed to a free agent deal with the Titans shortly after the NFL Draft ended Saturday, April 25.
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Avery Agrees to Free Agent Deal with Seattle Seahawks

Southeast Missouri defensive tackle Josh Avery agreed to a free agent deal with the Seattle Seahawks following the NFL Draft Saturday, April 25.
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Southeast to Host 2021 USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate National Championships

The 2021 USA Gymnastics Women's Collegiate National Championships will be held at the Show Me Center, 1333 North Sprigg St., April 9-11, 2021. The three-day Championships will feature gymnasts from 12 Division I, Division II and Division III colleges and universities and will determine the national team, all-around and individual event champions and medalists.
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Dirden Named OVC Most Impressive Hitter by DI Baseball

DI Baseball named Southeast Missouri right fielder Justin Dirden as the Ohio Valley Conference's (OVC) Most Impressive Hitter Monday, April 27.
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