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Wednesday, March 03, 2021

/ CAMPUS

Kent Library Compiles Diverse Reading List for Area Students in Celebration of King Holiday

Kent Library at Southeast Missouri State University has compiled a reading list exploring African Americans and diverse topics for use by area elementary, middle and high school students in observance of the upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and Black History Month in February. The reading list is assembled each year, but this year has been greatly expanded to …
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‘White Lies’ Serialized Investigative Podcast Airing Feb. 2-March 15 on KRCU

A new seven-part radio series exploring one of the most significant unsolved murders of the Civil Rights era will be broadcast by KRCU Public Radio at Southeast Missouri State University on Sundays, Feb. 2-March 15. “White Lies,” a serialized investigative podcast from National Public Radio’s (NPR) Investigations Team, tells the story of the unsolved murder of the Rev. James Reeb …
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/ EMPLOYEE

Southeast Implementing New Campus Phone System

Southeast is transitioning to a new Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) phone system.  The current system is 20 years old and showing its age as replacement parts are becoming more difficult to find. The new VoIP phone system offers enhanced services such as voicemail to email, desktop integration and a mobile application, as well as improved call center services for …
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New 2020 Federal Tax Changes Announced

As was previously shared with faculty and staff, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued a new federal Form W-4 tax withholding form for use effective Jan. 1, 2020. There are four major changes for 2020: All allowances (including self and dependents) have been removed from the Federal tax withholding tables. Introduces a new section on the first page for …
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Deadline Jan. 21 for Spring 2020 Dependent Tuition Reimbursement Application

New Dependent Tuition applications must be submitted through the Southeast portal by the first day, of the first semester, in which the employee is eligible for dependent tuition reimbursement. The spring 2020 application deadline is Jan. 21. Employees will only need to complete an application for new dependents for their first semester taking classes. Dependents will automatically receive the benefit in future semesters without requiring the employee to complete an application. For more information, contact Human Resources at (573) 651-2206.

New Workflow Process Announced for Change of Accountability Requests

Facilities Management, Information Technology (IT) and the Purchasing Department have introduced a new electronic workflow system for Change of Accountability requests. Effective Jan. 13, these requests will be made via the new Property Transfer Form. The form may be accessed at myworkflows.semo.edu by selecting the Login tab and entering your Southeast Key and password. The Property Transfer Form is …
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Spring 2020 Faculty/Staff Portrait Dates Announced

Spring semester Portrait Days have been scheduled for faculty and staff members wishing to have a portrait-style photograph taken for departmental Web pages or other publications. No appointments are necessary.
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/ ACADEMIC

Southeast’s Phi Kappa Phi Recognized as Circle of Excellence Gold Chapter

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines—recently recognized the Southeast Missouri State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi as a Circle of Excellence Gold Chapter, the second-highest commendation a chapter can receive from the organization. The award is given to chapters that exceed expectations in chapter operations and …
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Southeast Students Selected to Serve on WNLA’s 2020 Student Advisory Committee

Three Southeast Missouri State University horticulture students have been selected to serve on the 2020 Student Advisory Committee of the Western Nursery and Landscape Association (WNLA). Ian Graves, a freshman from Columbia, Missouri; Leah Schumacher, a senior from Bridgeton, Missouri; and Nick Thole, a junior from Aviston, Illinois, will join a group of 16 of the most outstanding agriculture students …
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/ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Wooden Models’ Workshop Jan. 18

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting a “Wooden Models” workshop Jan. 18 from 1-4 p.m. This event is free for ages eight and older and is open to the public. Supplies will be provided. During the workshop, participants will learn how to assemble and paint a wooden model car, truck, …
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Crisp Museum Hosting Finger Weaving Workshop Jan. 25

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting a “Finger Weaving” workshop Jan. 25 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. This event is free for ages 15 and older and is open to the public. Supplies will be provided. During the workshop, participants will learn how to weave a complicated-looking but simple-to-create pattern using …
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/ REDHAWKS

Men’s Basketball Plays Two Home Games This Week

Southeast Missouri’s men’s basketball team closes out its four-game home stand with two more games at the Show Me Center this week. The Redhawks host Austin Peay University on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 7:15 p.m. and rival Murray State University on Saturday, Jan. 18, at 4 p.m. All games are broadcast live on the radio at Real Rock 99.3 FM. Watch on ESPN+. Live stats available at GoSoutheast.com.
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Women's Basketball Hosts Austin Peay, Murray State

Southeast Missouri’s women’s basketball team hosts Austin Peay University on Thursday, Jan. 16, at 5:15 p.m. and Murray State University on Saturday, Jan.18, at 2 p.m. All games are broadcast live on the radio at ESPN 1220 AM. Watch on ESPN+. Live stats available at GoSoutheast.com.
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Track and Field Heads to Mizzou

The Redhawk men’s and women’s track and field teams head to the Mizzou Open in Columbia, Missouri, on Friday, Jan. 17.

Gymnastics Opens Conference Action This Week

Southeast Missouri’s women’s gymnastics team opens Midwest Independent Conference action when it visits Illinois State University for a dual meet on Friday, Jan. 17.

Avery to Represent Southeast Missouri in NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Southeast Missouri defensive lineman Josh Avery will play in the 2020 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, California. Avery is the first SEMO player to be invited to the premier postseason all-star game for any draft-eligible college football players. The game starts at 6 p.m. and will air live on the NFL Network as well as on the NFL and NFL Network apps.
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Westbrook Receives OVC Thurston Banks Award for Distinguished Academic Service

Jim Wells of Morehead State University and Dr. Jerry Westbrook of Southeast Missouri State University have been named the recipients of the 2020 Ohio Valley Conference Thurston Banks Award for Distinguished Academic Service.
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Redhawks to Face USA Softball National Team on May 3

Defending Ohio Valley Conference softball champion Southeast Missouri will face the 2020 USA Softball Women's National Team in an exhibition game on Sunday, May 3. First pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m. at CarShield Field in O'Fallon, Missouri.
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2020 Baseball Schedule Announced

Southeast Missouri baseball will play a 56-game schedule with 32 contests at Capaha Field during its upcoming 2020 season.
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2020 Softball Schedule is Complete

Southeast Missouri's 2020 softball schedule is now complete. The defending Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) champion Redhawks have 52 games this spring, including an exhibition matchup with the USA Softball Women's National Team.
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