Tuesday, March 09, 2021


Redmond Honored with Southeast’s 2019 Provost’s Research, Instruction and Development for Excellence Award

Dr. Willie Redmond, director of International Business Programs and professor of economics at Southeast Missouri State University, has been selected as the recipient of the 2019 Provost’s Research, Instruction and Development for Education Award. Redmond is being honored for exemplifying the teacher/scholar model. He was selected for the award by the Council of Deans after nominations were solicited from each …
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Food Donations Being Accepted as Parking Ticket Payments

During finals week, Dec. 9-13, Parking Services will accept donations of nonperishable food items and toiletries from students, faculty and staff as payments for parking tickets to help stock the Redhawk Food Pantry. Parking Services will waive one $10 ticket for five items donated or one $20 ticket for 10 items donated. Donations may be of a specific item or …
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Center for Writing Excellence, Testing Services Hosting Holiday Treat Exchange Fundraiser

The Center for Writing Excellence and Testing Services will host a Holiday Treat Exchange fundraiser Dec. 16 from 2-4 p.m. in Memorial Hall Room 103. To donate treats, bring two dozen or more individual-sized homemade or store-bought treats to Memorial Hall Room 103 or Kent Library Room 108 on Dec. 16 by 1 p.m. Those who donate treats will receive a raffle ticket for a chance to win door prizes. To purchase treats, visit Memorial Hall Room 103 Dec. 16 from 2-4 p.m. and donate at least $5, payable by cash or check. Participants will be able to fill a treat box with a dozen treats of their choice. All monetary donations will support the Redhawk Food Pantry. For more information, contact Sally Carter at (573) 968-2863 or

IT Offers Tips for Traveling with Technology

With the holiday season quickly approaching, opportunities for travel increase. While travelers are diligent when attending to packing and planning their trips, less attention is given toward preparing for traveling with technology. Visit the Information Technology (IT) Traveling Safety web page at for steps to take to secure your devices before leaving, while abroad and upon returning home. For additional security tips, visit Tech Talk at for the latest infographic.

University, Cape Police Conducting Training Exercises Dec. 11 in Henderson Hall

Southeast’s University Police and the Cape Girardeau Police Department will conduct training exercises on Wednesday, Dec. 11, of their Special Response Teams (SRT). The training will take place from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Henderson Hall, located at 373 N. Henderson. As part of the training, police vehicles, equipment and personnel will be on Southeast’s main campus near the two buildings. Additionally, officers will be wearing uniforms and other tactical gear, and loud voices and simulated explosions may be heard. For more information, contact Cpt. Ken Gullett, University Police, at (573) 651-2215.

Tunnel Renovations Near Polytechnic, Group Housing Begin Jan. 3

Contractors will begin renovations on Tunnels 51-52-53-54-55, located between the Otto and Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building and Group Housing, in January. To facilitate this work and provide a safe pathway for students, faculty and staff to traverse the area of Group Housing, Polytechnic Building and Rosengarten Athletic Complex, fencing will be installed. To view a map of the affected areas, click here. …
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Farewell Reception Dec. 11 for Sara Wagganer

Sara Wagganer, assistant director of Fitness and Wellness, is leaving Southeast. She will be honored at a farewell reception on Wednesday, Dec. 11, from noon to 2 p.m. in the Group Fitness Studio in the Student Recreation Center. The campus community is invited to attend.

Newswire Enters Transition Phase

Beginning today, the Southeast Newswire has a different, temporary look as it transitions to a new format. University Communications has learned the platform it uses to create the Newswire is being discontinued. In the upcoming months, University Communications will be exploring redesign and platform options. During this transition phase, University Communications appreciates your patience. Our goal continues to be to deliver University employees with the latest news from Southeast. The Southeast Newswire will continue to be delivered to your email box on Tuesdays and Fridays during the academic year. Newswire submission deadlines remain noon on Monday for Tuesday’s Newswire and noon on Thursday for Friday’s Newswire. To submit an announcement, visit

CSTL Hosting CRT Winter Break Events

The Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (CSTL) will host 10 hours of Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT) events during winter break. In anticipation of Angela Davis speaking at Southeast's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Dinner on Jan. 29, there will be a book study of her novel, “The Meaning of Freedom,' at three different time options and three meeting dates. There will also be a two-part workshop on "The 1619 Project," a special issue of The New York Times Magazine, which marks the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first enslaved Africans to Jamestown, Virginia. Workplace Integrity is the final winter break CRT offering, which will cover how to create environments free of harassment, discrimination and incivility. To register for these events, visit

CSTL Hosting Spring Book Studies

The Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (CSTL) will host three book studies during the spring semester. The following book studies are available: "I Love Learning; I hate School," by Susan Blum; "Teaching College: The Ultimate Guide to Lecturing, Presenting and Engaging Students," by Norman Eng; and "Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America" by Ibram X.Kendi. To register for a book study, visit


Southeast’s EDhawk Scholars Program Pairs Education Students, Local School Districts

Southeast Missouri State University’s College of Education, Health and Human Studies has launched a new program this fall that pairs student teacher candidates with local school districts in Cape Girardeau, Jackson and Sikeston for a full year to polish their teaching skills while building future employment connections. The EDhawk Scholars Program helps forge a beneficial partnership between Southeast’s Educator Preparation …
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Writing Lab Announces Finals Week Schedule

During finals week, the Writing Lab, located in the Center for Writing Excellence in Memorial Hall Room 103, will be open Dec. 9-10 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Dec. 11-12 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments are not necessary. The Writing Lab offers free, individualized assistance for all students, first-year to graduate, and faculty who seek help with their writing. The Writing Lab assists individuals at any stage in the writing process. Students may also submit a draft for review using the Online Writing Lab, via Moodle. For instructions on how to submit a draft, click here. Students may expect a response within three business days.


Hoffman Discussing Homes as ‘More Than Shelter’ in Catapult After Hours Series

The After Hours: Conversations on Art and Culture series continues on Thursday, Dec. 12, with a lecture titled “More Than Shelter: How Culture and Tradition Influence Our Built Environment.” Dr. Steven Hoffman, professor of history and coordinator of the Historic Preservation program at Southeast Missouri State University, will discuss how homes are more than just shelter from the elements. …
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Southeast Missouri Faces #9 Kentucky in NCAA Volleyball Tournament

Southeast Missouri's volleyball team will face #9 Kentucky in the first round of the NCAA Tournament today, Dec. 6. Start time is 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. The match will air live on SEC Network+. SEMO is in the NCAA Volleyball Tournament for the first time in 19 years.

Women's Basketball Returns Home Today

The Redhawk women's basketball team returns home to host regional-rival Southern Illinois University-Carbondale at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. All games are broadcast live on the radio at Real Rock 99.3 FM. Video is available at ESPN+.

Men's Basketball Travels to Iowa

Southeast Missouri's men's basketball team travels to Iowa to take on Drake University on Saturday, Dec. 7. All games are broadcast live on the radio at Real Rock 99.3 FM. Video is available at ESPN+.

Track and Field Hosts SIUE

The Redhawk men's and women's track and field teams host Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in a dual meet today, Dec. 6, in the Student Recreation Center.

Basketball Radio Show is Monday at Wings Etc.

Southeast Missouri's basketball radio show is on Monday, Dec. 9, at Wings Etc. in Cape Girardeau. Listen live at ESPN 1220 and 1470 AM from noon-1 p.m.
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