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Tuesday, March 09, 2021

/ CAMPUS

Southeast Among U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges Rankings

Southeast Missouri State University has been recognized among the top 100 best regional universities in the Midwest, according to the 2021 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. Southeast is ranked 76th among the best regional universities in the Midwest, up two places from its 2020 ranking. Institutions classified as “Regional Universities” offer a broad scope of undergraduate degrees and …
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Southeast Awarded Department of Education Grant for TRIO Student Support Services

Southeast Missouri State University has been awarded a $1.9 million TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Southeast will use the funding to support 200 Southeast students annually over a five-year period through the University’s Academic Support Centers. “At Southeast, we take pride in supporting students to pursue their higher education goals and ensuring they …
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Southeast Computer Science Alumnus Finds Success as Vizient Software Engineer

As a high school student, Stephen Sladek discovered he had a passion for building and programming computers. To build his own computer, he ordered parts and a book to guide him through the process. “After I got the PC humming to life, I was instantly hooked on all things computer technology,” he said. “A couple of years later, I …
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/ EMPLOYEE

CTL 'Fall Institute' Presents 'The State of Writing Across the Disciplines'

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) continues its "Fall Institute" workshop series of faculty development presentations at 1 p.m. Sept. 16 on Zoom. “The State of Writing Across the Disciplines” will be presented by The Center for Writing Excellence. In this session, the Center's staff discuss the latest research and development in Writing Across the Disciplines curriculum, outline significant advances, and challenges to writing and instruction. The staff will also provide a preview of issues the Center will discuss this year. For more information and to register, visit cstl.semo.edu/event.

'Take-Away Friday' Continues Sept. 18 with  'Single-Point Rubric'

The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) continues the “Take-Away Friday” series of faculty development presentations at noon Sept. 18 on Zoom.  “Single-Point Rubric" will be presented by  Jana Gerard, coordinator of the EDvolution Center, and Jennifer Weiss, coordinator of the Center for Writing Excellence. The single-point rubric is a fascinating approach to assessment — easy to use, easy to understand, it keeps feedback targeted without getting bogged down in details. For more information and to register, visit  cstl.semo.edu/event.

CTL 'Fall Institute' Presents 'Webinar Online Teaching'

Are you teaching online but still meeting synchronously? That class offering is a webinar. The Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) continues its "Fall Institute" workshop series of faculty development presentations at 2 p.m. Sept. 18 on Zoom. “Webinar Online Teaching” will be presented by Mary Harriet Talbut, interim director of the CTL, who will provide ideas and best practices to create a positive experience for faculty and students. For more information and to register, visit  cstl.semo.edu/event.

/ ACADEMIC

Kent Library Calls for 'Batty Books' Reading Recommendations

October is the season for balls and bats, tricks and treats. The air is getting colder, the nights are getting longer, pumpkins are appearing on porches, and baseball season is in full swing. So, Kent Library wants to know what “Batty Books” everyone has been reading. Are you excited for the spooks or the sports? To submit a recommendation, visit semo.libguides.com/reading-recs/suggest-book.

/ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra to Present ‘Symphony Sampler’ Sept. 20

The Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra will present its annual “Symphony Sampler” concert on Sunday, Sept. 20, providing an informative and free preview to the 2020—2021 symphony season. The “Symphony Sampler” is free and open to the public and is scheduled for 3 p.m. in Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Recital Hall on Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. Face …
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Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Finger Weaving Workshop’ Sept. 19-20

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting a “Finger Weaving Workshop” Sept. 19-20 from 1-4 p.m. This event is free for ages 15 and older and is 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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/ REDHAWKS

Athletics Hosts 37th Annual Charlie Brune Golf Classic

A record 58 teams participated in the 37th Annual Charlie Brune Golf Classic on a gorgeous day at the Cape Girardeau Country Club Monday, Sept. 14. Two flights took to the links for a fun day of golf during the yearly outing that contributes all proceeds to Southeast Missouri's Department of Athletics.
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