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Tuesday, March 09, 2021

/ CAMPUS

Southeast Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

Southeast Missouri State University celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month to commemorate Hispanic heritage and culture. The month of celebration features events, a scholarship and a new initiative aiming to increase enrollment. Hispanic Heritage Month is also an opportunity to recognize the many contributions of individuals with Hispanic heritage, said Sonia Rucker, vice president for equity, access and behavioral health at Southeast. …

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PASS Program Helps New Students Transition to Life on Campus

The Peer Advisor Support at Southeast (PASS) Program at Southeast Missouri State University provides new students a supportive relationship with peer advisers who offer guidance, practical advice and ways to connect to campus. The program, which operates through Academic Advising at Southeast, pairs an undergraduate peer advisor with a new student to meet one-on-one at least twice a semester and …

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Office Decorating for Southeast Spirit Week Oct. 25-31

For Southeast Spirit Week Oct. 25-31, the Spirt Week Planning Committee (formerly Homecoming Planning Committee) and Campus Life and Event Services are challenging University departments and offices to decorate their doors, windows and more with Southeast Spirit! To enter judging, Facebook Message up to five photos of the decorations to "Southeast Missouri State Spirit Week" by 5 p.m. Oct. 27. There will be special prizes for the top three offices. For more information, contact Nolan Deen at npdeen1s@semo.edu or Michele Irby at mirby@semo.edu.

/ EMPLOYEE

Employees Encouraged to Conduct Federal, State Paycheck Checkups

Human Resources reminds employees that the Internal Revenue Service encourages all taxpayers to check their current withholdings, by doing a Paycheck Checkup. Taxpayers can use the Federal Tax Withholding Estimator to help identify estimated tax owed for 2020. This will help taxpayers determine, if a withholding change is necessary, for the last quarter of 2020. The Missouri Department of …

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'Take-Away Friday' Continues Oct. 16 with 'How to Have Difficult Conversations and Avoid Conflict'

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) continues the “Take-Away Friday” series of faculty development presentations at noon on Oct. 16 on Zoom. “How to Have Difficult Conversations and Avoid Conflict” will be presented by Dr. Tony Faber, professor of family studies, and Dr. Erin Fluegge, associate professor of management. This session explores how to have tough conversations while trying to minimize conflict -- topics which have work and classroom applications. This presentation is part of the Certificate in Culturally Responsive Teaching. To register, visit semo.edu/ctl/faculty-development/events.

/ ACADEMIC

Center for Faulkner Studies, University Press Publish Faulkner Conference Series Book

The Center for Faulkner Studies at Southeast Missouri State University has published a new book of essays, “Faulkner and García Márquez,” through the Southeast Missouri State University Press. The book features essays from ten different scholars who analyze and compare the fiction and lives of two Nobel Prize-winning authors, William Faulkner and Gabriel García Márquez. The essays were originally presented …

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Kent Library Calls for 'Polls & Prose' Reading Recommendations

In preparation for election day, many voters are researching the issues and political candidates that will appear on the ballot. Politics, however, can be entrenched in literature, not just current events. Political fiction and nonfiction have long been popular genres for American readers, as both have the ability to sway opinion, educate and even entertain. Kent Library wants to know what political fiction and nonfiction the campus community has been enjoying. To submit a recommendation, visit semo.libguides.com/reading-recs/suggest-book.

/ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

‘Press Rewind’ Jazz Concert Set for Oct. 15

Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Music will host its “Press Rewind” jazz concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 15 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. Face coverings will be required, and social distancing guidelines will be in place. Due to capacity limits, patrons are encouraged to reserve their seats early. In this season’s opening concert, …

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Southeast Students to Present ‘Professionalism in Art’ in After Hours Series

Southeast Missouri State University art students Ryan Nevill and Macie Werner will discuss what makes an artist a professional in their Oct. 15 “After Hours: Conversations on Art and Culture” lecture at Southeast’s Catapult Creative House. Nevill, a senior sculpture major from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, and Macie Werner, an art education major from Jackson, Missouri, will present “Professionalism in Art: …

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/ REDHAWKS

Redhawks Team Up with Cape Girardeau Police Department to Host Benefit Car Wash

Southeast Missouri football partnered with the Cape Girardeau Police Department to host a car wash Saturday afternoon at the Cape Girardeau Police Department, 2530 Maria Louise Lane, to raise funds for the Minority Police Academy Scholarship Fund.
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