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Wednesday, March 03, 2021

/ CAMPUS

Southeast’s Fall Commencement Ceremonies to Celebrate More Than 2,000 Graduates

Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate the graduation of 2,324 graduates from fall, summer and spring 2020 in ceremonies on Nov. 14 and Nov. 21. Ceremonies will be in the Show Me Center and be ticketed events for graduates and their families and friends. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Southeast’s summer and spring 2020 commencement ceremonies were rescheduled to Nov. …

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University United Way Campaign Now Underway

The annual Southeast Missouri State University United Way campaign in now underway.  In 2019, Southeast faculty and staff contributed $11,038 to the United Way of Southeast Missouri! This rate of giving ranks the University in the top ten among businesses in southeast Missouri for annual gifts to this vital community organization. The Southeast Missouri State University United Way Campaign shows …

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Tornado Warning Sirens Being Tested Nov. 4

Southeast will test its tornado warning siren system at noon Wednesday, Nov. 4. This system is tested regularly at noon on the first Wednesday of each month. Those on or near campus can expect to hear the sirens sound outside at noon, and those in residence halls will hear an indoor alert. In the event of severe weather, the test will be postponed. For more information on SE Alerts, visit semo.edu/sealerts.

/ EMPLOYEE

2021 Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Ends Nov. 6

Annual Benefits Open Enrollment for 2021 ends Friday, Nov. 6. Full-time benefit eligible employees should process their 2021 benefit elections utilizing the Portal: Log on to My Southeast at portal.semo.edu Click the Employee SS tab Click Benefit Enrollment in the Employment Details box Click Continue Select benefits on each screen Review Benefit …

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Free Employee Hearing Screenings Offered Nov. 10, 12

The Center for Speech and Hearing is hosting Employee Hearing Screenings from 8 a.m.-noon on Tuesday, Nov. 10 and Thursday, Nov. 12. Screenings are provided at no cost to anyone directly employed by the University and are available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, contact the Center at (573) 651-2050. The Center for Speech and Hearing, located at 402 North Pacific Street, operates under the auspices of Southeast’s College of Education, Health and Human Studies.

Captain of University Police Honored by Cape Girardeau Evening Optimists

University Police Capt. Kenneth Gullett was recognized by the Cape Girardeau Evening Optimists at their 2020 Respect for Law Banquet. The yearly event honors select law enforcement officers for distinguished and dedicated service, advancing the respect for law objective of Optimist International. Gullett has been with University Police for 32 years and was one of seven law enforcement officers from five …

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'Take-Away Friday' Continues Nov. 6 with 'The Research on Student Evaluations'

The Center for Teaching and Learning continues the “Take-Away Friday” series of faculty development presentations at noon on Nov. 6. “The Research on Student Evaluations” will be presented by Stephen Nettelhorst, associate professor psychology, and Eugene Chin, assistant professor of psychology, and will be hosted on Zoom. This session will analyze SmartEvals data from Southeast to determine exactly how biased the questions are and discusses how they can be used more effectively. To register, visit semo.edu/ctl/faculty-development/events.

Faculty/Staff Portrait Day is Nov. 11

The final Portrait Day of the semester is scheduled for Nov. 11 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the main floor of Kent Library, for faculty and staff members wishing to have a portrait-style photograph taken for departmental Web pages or other publications. No appointments are necessary. Participants must follow social distancing guidelines while waiting and wear a face covering until asked to remove it for their photo.

/ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

‘The New Normal’ Scheduled Content Streaming Brings Emotion, Empathy and Entertainment to River Campus Nov. 5-15

Southeast Missouri State University’s students in The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance will have the opportunity to perform in a new medium when “The New Normal: A Collection of Short Plays” streams in November. “The New Normal” will stream Nov. 5-15. “The New Normal” replaces “Metamorphoses” in the Top of the Marq and Commerce Bank Theatre and …

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‘Christmas Jukebox’ to Kick Off Holiday Season at Southeast

Celebrate the sounds of the holiday season with the “Big Band Christmas Jukebox,” presented by the Department of Music and The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance on Nov. 13 and 14 at Southeast Missouri State University. The performances will take place on the Academic Hall Auditorium stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov 13 and 14, and will feature …

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Southeast Art Students Work Displaying at Forge Gallery Nov. 6-Dec. 3

“Fall Student Exhibition,” an exhibition of ceramics, metalwork, photography and painting by Southeast Missouri State University students will be on display Nov. 6-Dec. 3 at the Forge Gallery in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. This inaugural exhibition in the recently opened Forge Gallery highlights the new space and the Southeast students’ artwork. An opening reception will be held Friday, Nov. 6, from 5-9 …

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Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Emoji Me’ Nov. 6-7

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting an “Emoji Me” event Nov. 6 from 4-8 p.m. and Nov. 7 from 1-4 p.m. This event is free and open to the public. Face coverings will be required, and social distancing guidelines will be in place. Participants will receive individual supplies …

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Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Escape the Museum’ Nov. 14-15, 21-22

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting its second annual “Escape the Museum” Nov. 14-15 and 21-22. Sessions start on the hour, and are scheduled from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 14 and 21, and from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 15 and 21. Groups are limited to six participants. These events …

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/ REDHAWKS

Last Second Field Goal Pushes Salukis Past Redhawks, 20-17

Nick Gualdoni kicked a 27-yard field goal as time expired to give No. 24 Southern Illinois (1-0) a 20-17 victory over No. 25 Southeast Missouri (0-1) in the annual "War for the Wheel" game at Saluki Stadium. The 88th meeting between the longtime rivals came down to the final seconds in the only fall contest for both teams.
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