Tuesday, March 09, 2021


Redhawks Reveal Refreshed Spirit Marks

Southeast Missouri State University has unveiled refreshed spirit marks, including a new primary logo, wordmark and variations for its 15 athletic programs. The redesign features an official brand font to complement the marks, and a focused emphasis on 'SEMO' as the preferred reference for the University in Athletics and less formal communications. These logos are the first update to the University's spirit branding since the Redhawk was introduced in 2005.
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Student-Athletes Begin Returning to Campus July 5

Southeast Missouri student-athletes will begin returning to campus this weekend, Director of Athletics Brady Barke announced on Tuesday, June 29. SEMO is taking a phased approach that allows student-athletes and staff to return to campus for practice and competition in the safest manner possible. The Redhawk football team will be the first back on campus July 5 and other student-athletes will voluntarily return over the remainder of the summer.
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Football Game vs. Dayton Canceled

Southeast Missouri and Dayton jointly announced that their season-opening football game scheduled for Sept. 3 has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Custis, Knighten, Tiller Land on HERO Sports Preseason All-OVC Team

Southeast Missouri running back Zion Custis, defensive back Bydarrius Knighten and kicker Kendrick Tiller were named to the 2020 HERO Sports Preseason All-Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Team.
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Football Game Notes Recognized in CoSIDA Publications & Digital Design Contest

The Southeast Missouri football game notes were fourth in the nation in this year’s College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Publications & Digital Design Contest. The package received national recognition in the Fall Sports Game Notes category.
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University Closed July 3 for Independence Day Holiday

The University will be closed and classes will not be in session on Friday, July 3, in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

DeArmans Perform National Anthems to Support International Students During COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed lives in unexpected ways, but staying physically apart has brought about new, creative ways to virtually take care of one another. As Southeast Missouri State University transitioned its classes completely online during the spring semester, Dr. Brooke DeArman, assistant director of International Education and Services, International Student Services, felt it was more important than ever …
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Magill Hall, Polytechnic Building Power Outage Scheduled for July 3

Facilities Management has contracted with KT Power for a full replacement of the electrical transformer located at the south exterior of the Otto and Della Seabaugh Polytechnic Building. The replacement will occur on Friday, July 3, between 6 a.m. and 5 p.m. Electric service will be turned off to Magill Hall and the Polytechnic Building in the morning hours of the replacement. The electric service will remain off during most of the day. Steam, hot water, fire alarms, fire sprinklers and elevators will also be turned off during this time frame. It is recommended that all research data be backed up and saved prior to this outage. For more information, contact Brent Pfeiffer, building maintenance supervisor, at (573) 651-2214.

Summer Concrete Repairs Announced

Facilities Management is repairing concrete at various locations across campus. The campus community is asked to use caution when driving or walking near construction sites. The work is expected to be complete by July 31. For more information, contact Shelly Phillips, project manager, at (573) 651-2719.


PPE, Cleaning Supplies Ordering Guidance Issued

Facilities Management will be assisting the campus community in the purchasing of appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) and cleaning supplies. Approved supplies must be purchased through Facilities Management. Guidance on ordering PPE and cleaning supplies and an order form is available at under the Departmental Supplies category.

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 transitioning back to on-campus offices. All payroll paper checks will continue to be picked up at the Show Me Center Box Office (located on the outside of the east side of the building) until the end of August. For more information, including check pick up dates and times, click here.

Show Me Center, American Red Cross Hosting Community Blood Drive July 8-9

The Show Me Center, in collaboration with the American Red Cross, will sponsor a Community Blood Drive July 8-9 to help supplement summer blood shortages. Eligible donors are urged to donate. The blood drive will be held from noon to 6 p.m. both days. A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of identification, are …
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FY20 Year-End Purchasing Card Deadline is July 10

Fiscal Year 2020 ended Tuesday, June 30. To properly account for all transactions in the correct fiscal year (FY), Purchasing Card transactions with transaction dates prior to July 1, 2020, which are not travel-related for the cardholder, must be reconciled on an expense report and must be submitted and approved in Chrome River no later than Friday, July 10. If …
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Southeast Accounting Program Prepares Senior for Remote Consulting Internship

Southeast Missouri State University senior accounting student Anastacia Razo will finish her summer internship today, about five weeks sooner than she planned. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, what would have been an eight-week consulting internship based in Atlanta was quickly adapted to become a two-and-a-half-week remote program based out of her apartment in Cape Girardeau. Razo’s internship was …
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River Campus’ ‘101 Dalmatians KIDS’ Youth Theatre Workshop, Performances Canceled

Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus youth theatre workshop to produce “Disney’s 101 Dalmatians KIDS,” originally scheduled for July 21-31 with performances slated for Aug. 7-9, have been canceled. “We regret to announce that we are cancelling ‘Disney’s 101 Dalmatians Kids’ this summer,” said Rhonda Weller-Stilson, dean of Southeast’s Holland College of Arts and Media. “Many families …
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