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Wednesday, March 03, 2021

/ CAMPUS

Banner Year: 12 Southeast Students Accepted to Vet School

Ashley Vonder Haar has dreamed of a lifetime working with animals. She inches one step closer to her dream job when she graduates this week from Southeast Missouri State University and moves on to the University of Missouri (UM) College of Veterinary Medicine next fall. There, she will find herself among several familiar faces. After all, five of her fellow …
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Nothing but Blue Skies for Southeast Music Student Who Persevered

Graduating from Southeast Missouri State University is the culmination of dedication and perseverance, according to Victoria Blue. It’s also the beginning of a new career and step forward she thought may never happen. Blue, a talented French horn player from Chaffee, Missouri, always knew she wanted to study music and perform. But as a senior in high school, she was …
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Southeast Education Grad Fulfills Dream to Become Teacher

Bringing history to life and imparting that knowledge on the next generation has fueled Olivia Simpson’s ambition for years. Her dreams will become reality this month when she officially claims the title of “teacher” after completing her degree at Southeast Missouri State University. “Graduating from Southeast has been a dream of mine since seventh grade,” Simpson said. “I came with …
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Southeast Student Parlays Spanish Teaching Experience into Newfound TESOL Career

Southeast Missouri State University graduate student Tracy Retherford worked for more than 20 years as a Spanish teacher in the southeast Missouri region before making the decision to return to academia for a graduate degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). “As a bilingual speaker, I knew the tremendous need for Spanish-speaking teachers, and I wanted to …
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Online Student Returns to Southeast to Fulfill Lifetime Dream

It’s never too late to earn a college degree, and with time, often comes perspective and the understanding you’ve found your calling in life. Such is the case for Southeast Missouri State University student Kathleen Ellison of Sikeston, Missouri. After graduating from high school in 2008, she attended Southeast for three years while pursuing an education degree. But when her …
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Provost's Awards for Teaching Excellence Winners Announced

Congratulations to the following winners of the 2020 Provost's Awards for Teaching Excellence. Award recipients will receive a plaque and recognition in a video slideshow coming soon on the University’s Facebook page. Excellence in Flexible Teaching and Learning Innovation Award Dr. Leisa Marshall, professor of accounting (Harrison College of Business and Computing: Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance) Excellence in …
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Faculty Merit Award Nominations Due May 15

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 by May 15 for the Faculty Merit Award, visit semo.edu/alumni/about/nominations.

/ EMPLOYEE

Living in the World of Zoom: IT Provides News, Updates

If you are using Zoom and you haven’t already, it’s time to update to Zoom 5.0. After May 30, all Zoom clients on older versions will receive a forced upgrade when trying to join meetings. The deadline date is to ensure all Zoom users will have security enhancements and additional features that have been added to Zoom. Security Enhancements To ensure …
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/ ACADEMIC

Family Studies Students Recognized by NCFR

Southeast students Jennifer Neal and Lexie Yancey have been recognized by the National Council on Family Relations (NCFR) for their academics, leadership and community service in the family discipline. Neal and Yancey were two of 52 college and university students in the nation to receive this honor. After graduation, Neal hopes to serve in a non-profit or human service organization assisting families, and Yancey plans to attend graduate school to become a licensed marriage and family therapist.

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/ REDHAWKS

Athletics Offers Football Season Tickets to 2020 Spring Graduates

Southeast Missouri State University's 2020 graduating class has had to overcome extraordinary measures during these unprecedented times in the COVID-19 pandemic. As a special gift, the Department of Athletics is offering these graduating seniors complimentary season tickets for the Redhawks upcoming football season.
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