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Wednesday, March 03, 2021

/ CAMPUS

Support 12 Projects in 24 Hours on SEMO Giving Day March 24

Southeast Missouri State University invites its students, alumni, friends, faculty and staff to celebrate the University’s 147th birthday while helping support a project and fill a need by participating in “SEMO Giving Day” March 24. Founded in 1873, Southeast has a proud history of excellence in education. First founded as a normal school and teacher’s college, the institution has grown …
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442 Student Projects to be Displayed at Southeast Missouri Regional Science Fair

The work of 710 students from 43 high schools and junior high schools will be displayed at the 64th annual Southeast Missouri Regional Science Fair today, March 10 at the Show Me Center at Southeast Missouri State University. The fair will feature 442 different projects - 280 in the Junior Division and 162 in the Senior Division. Participating students have …
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Area Businesses Encouraged to Join Southeast’s Upcoming Power of Women Expo

Area businesses are encouraged to meet hundreds of professional women, business leaders, philanthropists and Southeast Missouri State University students, faculty and staff at the Ninth Annual Power of Women Luncheon and Expo April 15 at the Show Me Center. “This is a great opportunity for businesses to engage and connect with local and regional leaders and the Southeast community, including …
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Element451 Hosting Campus Presentations March 12-13

The University is implementing new enrollment management technology. Element451 is a modern admissions and marketing platform to move students from inquiry to enrolled. The platform increases the engagement with students and works to meet enrollment goals through personalization, admission intelligence and marketing automation. The campus community is invited to attend Element451's presentations Thursday, March 12, from 1-2 p.m. and Friday, March 13, from 11 a.m.-noon, both in Glenn Auditorium in Dempster Hall. Attendees will learn about the technology's ease of use and the power of its analytics-rich system. Attendees can also participate in a discussion on Element451's role in the University's strategic enrollment planning initiative to enhance recruitment and student success, and learn how to personally leverage the platform to build strong connection with students through recruitment and admission process.

Open Forums Continue March 12 for Dean of Graduate Studies and Research Finalists

The campus community is invited to attend open forums to meet the finalists for the position of Dean of Graduate Studies and Research. An open forum for Cristian Botez will be held Thursday, March 12, at 9:30-10:30 a.m. Both will take place in the Forrest H. Rose Theatre in Grauel Building. Open forums for Moran Sciamama-Saghiv was held March 6, and …
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Open Forum March 23 for Dean of College of Humanities and Social Sciences Finalist

The campus community is invited to an open forum to meet Dr. Joshua Hagen, finalist for the position of Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The open forum is scheduled for Monday, March 23, at 10 a.m., in Kent Library, Room 215. Those who wish to participate via Zoom may do so two ways: Visit http://zoom.us, …
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South Campus Electrical Outages Planned During Spring Break

During Spring Break, Facilities Management and outside contractors will be replacing the 5 kilovolt feeder line that supplies power to buildings on the south electrical loop. This work is necessary due to deterioration of existing cables. The project will require the following power outages: Outage 1 (Weekend 1): Outage starts at 6 p.m. Friday, March 13, and ends at 6 …
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Newswire to be Distributed Once Next Week

Due to spring break, the Newswire will only be distributed on Tuesday, March 17, next week. Items to be considered for the March 17 edition should be sent to http://news.semo.edu/newswire-submission-form/ by noon on Monday, March 16. Twice weekly distribution of the Newswire will resume Tuesday, March 24. Items to be considered for the March 24 edition should be submitted by noon on Monday, March 23.

/ EMPLOYEE

New Desktop Phone Deployment Beginning This Week

In preparation for the upcoming transition to the new phone system in early April, Information Technology (IT) is beginning to install new IP desktop phones this week. IT will contact departments ahead of time to schedule the installation. You will continue to use your old phones as normal for all business-related calls until IT is ready to cutover to the …
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/ ACADEMIC

Applications for 2020 Johnson Endowment Grant Due March 13

Kent Library is accepting applications for the 2020 Carrie Woodburn Johnson Endowment Grant. All Southeast faculty and staff are eligible to apply, and applications will remain open thru March 13. Grants are awarded for the purchase of materials to enhance Kent Library's collection. Materials must be one-time purchases -- no subscriptions. The maximum award per grant is $3,000. More information …
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/ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Southeast Art Faculty Selected as Guest Editor for Cambridge Scholars Publishing Special Series Collection

Dr. Joni Hand, associate professor of art history at Southeast Missouri State University, has been selected as a guest editor for a book in a new special series collection through Cambridge Scholars Publishing. The premise for the book, “Suffering for Salvation,” was submitted for consideration to Cambridge Scholars by Hand and will focus on the interactive nature of imagery in …
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Southeast Alumnus, St. Louis Artist to Present ‘Prints as Activism’ in After Hours Series

Southeast Missouri State University alumnus and artist Zack Petot will discuss his work while raising awareness of violence against the LGBTQ+ community in his March 12 “After Hours: Conversations on Art and Culture” lecture at Southeast’s Catapult Creative House. Petot, a fine artist, educator and curator from St. Louis, Missouri, will present “Prints as Activism.” The presentation, which is free …
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Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Paracord Projects’ Workshop March 21

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting a “Paracord Projects” free workshop from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. on March 21. During this workshop, participants will learn the basics of working with paracord – a lightweight, nylon rope available in a wide variety of colors and patterns – to make crafts and jewelry. …
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'Something Blue' Concert Canceled

"Something Blue," originally scheduled for March 12, has been canceled. Patrons will be refunded for already purchased tickets via the method used to purchase. For more information, contact the River Campus Box Office during normal office hours, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, at (573) 651-2265.
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/ REDHAWKS

Women's Basketball Watch Party Set for March 16

Join the Southeast Missouri women's basketball team for the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Selection Show on Monday, March 16, at Dogwood Social House. Doors will open at 5 p.m. with the selection show beginning at 6 p.m. The selection show airs live on ESPN. There will be a limited food and drinks menu available.
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Women's Basketball Wins 2020 OVC Tournament Title

The third-seeded Southeast Missouri women's basketball team won the 2020 Ohio Valley Conference Tournament (OVC) title after going 3-0 at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana, last week. SEMO beat the tournament's top-two seeds, including #2 Belmont University and #1 University of Tennessee-Martin en route to securing the league's automatic berth to the NCAA Tournament.
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Athletics Enjoys Unprecedented Success

Southeast Missouri's Department of Athletics has won four Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) titles this 2019-2020 season. SEMO's football and women's soccer teams won the regular-season titles, while the volleyball and women's basketball teams won tournament crowns. The football, volleyball and women's basketball teams all earned NCAA berths. SEMO also broke a department record with 46 OVC wins between the fall and winter sports.

Baseball Heads to SIU-C March 11

Southeast Missouri's baseball team heads to Southern Illinois University-Carbondale (SIU-C) on Wednesday, March 11, at 6 p.m. All games are broadcast live on the radio at ESPN 93.5 FM and 1220 AM. Live stats available at GoSoutheast.com.

Softball Hosts SLU March 11

The Redhawk softball team plays host to Saint Louis University (SLU) in midweek action on Wednesday, March 11. First pitch is set for 5 p.m. at the Southeast Softball Complex.
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Baseball Tailgate Dates are Set

Free tailgates for fans have been announced for four Southeast Missouri home baseball games this spring. As part of this annual tradition, fans will be able to receive free food and beverages courtesy of various Redhawk sponsors.
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Football Completes Coaching Staff with Four New Hires

Southeast Missouri completed its football staff with four assistant coaches. Jason Onyebuagu (Offensive Line), Mark Weisman (Strength and Conditioning), Andre Crenshaw (Running Backs) and Justin Kramer (Tight Ends) are SEMO's newest additions.
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