Wednesday, March 03, 2021


OVC to Suspend Athletic Activities Until Further Notice

The Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Board of Presidents has announced that, effective immediately, OVC member institutions will suspend athletic-related activities including all competition, and formal practices until further notice due to the COVID-19 public health threat. All recruiting-related travel is also suspended until April 3, at which time the impact of that ban will be evaluated.
  • SEMO's softball team was scheduled to play at the South Florida Tournament in Tampa, Florida. That tournament has been canceled.
  • The Redhawks home baseball series vs. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville is canceled as well as SEMO's women's tennis conference opener which was scheduled to be played at the University of Tennessee-Martin.
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Gymnastics Season, MIC Championships Canceled

The remainder of the Redhawks gymnastics season -- including today's (March 13) final home meet and the MIC Championships -- is canceled.
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Student Life and Leadership Awards Now Accepting Nominations

Campus Life and Event Services is currently accepting nominations for the 2019-2020 Student Life and Leadership Awards. The awards celebrate students, faculty, staff and student organizations whose efforts have contributed to a spirit of community on campus and beyond. Exceptional students also will be honored for academic excellence and exemplary faculty will be recognized for teaching excellence. The categories and …
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Facilities Management Conducting Annual Fire Alarm, Sprinkler System Inspections March 16-20

Facilities Management has contracted with Johnson Controls for fire alarm and sprinkler system inspections March 16-20. Testing technicians will be inspecting components of the fire alarm and sprinkler systems. During the time of inspections, occupants of the buildings will hear the fire alarm sound for several minutes. The technicians will notify as many people as they can before the alarms …
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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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Accounts Payable Issues Guidance with Processing Canceled Travel Transactions

As a result of all of the canceled travel due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Accounts Payable Department has issued guidance for employees in processing cancelled travel transactions available at If employees have additional questions not addressed in the guidance, contact the Chrome River team at


Kent Library Calls for Poetry Reading Recommendations

To celebrate National Poetry Month, Kent Library is gathering recommendations on poetry for its April Reading Recs list. Recommendation are being accepted on poetry collections, individual poems, anything written in verse instead of prose, and books about poets or poetry. To submit a recommendation, visit


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