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Tuesday, March 09, 2021

/ CAMPUS

Welcome Tent Volunteers Needed Aug. 24-25

New Student Programs would like to invite faculty and staff to help welcome incoming and returning students by volunteering at the Welcome Tents on Monday, Aug. 24, and Tuesday, Aug. 25. Shifts are in a variety of locations and times throughout both days. Click here to register. For more information, contact New Student Programs at (573) 651-5166 or nsp@semo.edu.

/ COVID-19 UPDATES

COVID-19 Campus Signage Available for Departments

Updated campus signage to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 is now available for departments to request with Facilities Management. Available flyer and wall cling signs include reminders about: face coverings social distancing daily symptom check how to wear a face covering hand-washing cleaning shared spaces Social distancing floor graphics are also available for areas that need them and can …
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Face Coverings Required at Student Recreation Center

Face coverings are required at all times in the Student Recreation Center, including in the weight rooms, studios and track areas. Visitors are also encouraged to wear a face covering when using cardiovascular equipment, but will not be required if social distancing can be maintained. Face coverings are not recommended when in the water at the Student Aquatic Center or while showering in the locker rooms. For more information, visit semo.edu/recservices.

/ EMPLOYEE

Telephone Maintenance Scheduled Aug. 13

On Thursday, Aug. 13 at 4:30 p.m., AT&T will be moving all the University’s main campus phone numbers from the current analog trunk lines over to the new IP trunk lines. This is the final step in the implementation of the new phone system. The process is scheduled to take an hour, and there is a possibility of some incoming call service outages during that time. Outgoing calls will not be affected. For more information, contact Telecommunications at (573) 651-2575.

CTL Presents 'Fall 2020 Institute' Aug. 17-18

The Center for Teaching and Learning is presenting its "Fall 2020 Institute" series of workshops Aug. 17-18 to help faculty prepare for the upcoming semester. Session topics include "The Future of QM/OSCQR," "Canvas is Coming," "HyFlex" and "The Best Ways to Use Zoom," among other topics. These sessions will be offered in-person with social distancing and face covering guidance in place, as well as through Zoom. For more information and to register, visit cstl.semo.edu/event.

CTL Hosting Microsoft Office 365 Training Aug. 17

Microsoft Office 365 features a wealth of tools that can help ease the difficulties and frustrations of a challenging fall semester. In this session, hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) on Aug. 17 at 10:30 a.m., discover tools that can make course activities and assessments easier to manage. Learn how to store videos on stream; share files on OneDrive; create tests or surveys with Forms; and other great tools. This session will be offered in-person with social distancing and face covering guidance in place, as well as through Zoom. For more information and to register, visit cstl.semo.edu/event.

CTL Hosting Microsoft Teams Training Aug. 17

Microsoft Teams is a robust and collaborative program that can make course work and professional work much easier. This may be the answer for communicating with a club or department. This session, hosted by the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) on Aug. 17 at 1 p.m., outlines how to use Microsoft Teams and the situations it works best for. This session will be offered in-person with social distancing and face covering guidance in place, as well as through Zoom. For more information and to register, visit cstl.semo.edu/event.

Faculty Development Day Aug. 19

The Office of the Provost and the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) will host a Faculty Development Day on Aug. 19 in the University Center Ballroom, and all faculty and interested staff are invited to attend. The semester's theme, “Teaching in the Time of COVID,” will feature a keynote panel discussion, and breakout sessions on "Diversity and Inclusion," "Teaching and COVID," "Remote Learning" and Technology and Teaching." This session will be offered in-person with social distancing and face covering guidance in place, as well as through Zoom. Lunch will be provided for those who attend in person. For more information and to register, visit semo.edu/ctl/faculty-development/events.

/ ACADEMIC

Online Teaching Academy Now Accepting Applications

Southeast Online is hosting a third cohort of the Online Teaching Academy (OTA) during the 2021-2021 academic year. New this year, OTA will provide synchronous and asynchronous online learning experiences, and participants will be able to complete all requirements online. OTA consists of five one-day masterclasses and a group project in the fall and spring semesters. At each masterclass, participants will hear from national leaders in online teaching and learning. Applications are due by Aug. 19, and are available online. All faculty members are encouraged to apply. For more information about OTA, click here.

/ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

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/ REDHAWKS

SEMO Places 128 Student-Athletes on OVC Commissioner's Honor Roll

A total of 128 Southeast Missouri student-athletes were named to the Ohio Valley Conference Commissioner's (OVC) Honor Roll for the 2019-2020 academic year, the league announced Wednesday, Aug. 5.
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Baseball Earns ABCA Team Academic Excellence Award

Southeast Missouri's baseball team received a 2019-2020 American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Team Academic Excellence Award. The Redhawks registered a 3.35 team GPA during the 2019-2020 academic year.
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Gymnastics Ranked 13th Among Nation’s Top WCGA Academic Teams

Southeast Missouri ranked 13th among the nation's top Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association (WCGA) academic teams for the 2019-2020 school year.
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