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Wednesday, March 03, 2021

/ CAMPUS

Southeast to Celebrate First-Generation College Students Nov. 8-11

Southeast Missouri State University will highlight its first-generation college students Nov. 8 during National First-Generation College Celebration Day. Nov. 8 is the recognized date for the annual First-Generation College Celebration which honors the signing of the Higher Education Act of 1965 that helped create federal grants and loan programs to assist students in funding their education in addition to investing …

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Outstanding Academic Advisor Award Nominations Due Dec. 4

Students, faculty and staff can now nominate a faculty or professional advisor for the Outstanding Academic Advisor Award. Nominations are due by 5 p.m. on Dec. 4.
For more information or to fill out a nomination form, visit semo.edu/advising/master-advisor/nominations.

/ EMPLOYEE

DeArman Awarded ‘Most Innovative International Initiative’ Award by NAFSA

Dr. Brooke DeArman, assistant director of international student services at Southeast Missouri State University, has been awarded the National Association of Foreign Student Advisers (NAFSA): Association of International Educators Region IV’s “Most Innovative International Initiative Award.” DeArman was recognized for the national anthem performances videos she made during the spring 2020 semester. DeArman said, “I’m so very honored. We’re in …

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/ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

‘Art in the Time of COVID’ Opens Nov. 9 at Catapult

“Art in the Time of COVID,” an exhibition of work by Southeast Missouri State University students and local artists, will be on display Nov. 9-Jan. 22, 2021 at Southeast’s Catapult Creative House. The artwork was created in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The exhibition is free and open to the public. This exhibition is curated by Dr. Joni Hand, associate …

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Southeast Alumna, Local Artist to Present ‘DIY Meets Fine Art’ in After Hours Series

Southeast Missouri State University alumna and local artist Ashley Sexton will discuss the evolution of her artwork in the Nov. 12 “After Hours: Conversations on Art and Culture” lecture at Southeast’s Catapult Creative House. Sexton, an interdisciplinary artist whose work focuses on found object assemblage and DIY (do it yourself) public practice projects, will present “By Any Means Necessary: DIY …

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Discounted Faculty, Staff Tickets Available for 'Big Band Christmas Jukebox'

Southeast faculty and staff are eligible for discounted tickets for "Big Band Christmas Jukebox" presented by the Department of Music and The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance at Academic Hall Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 13 and 14. Tickets may be purchased at the River Campus Box Office, Show Me Center Box Office, or Athletics Box Office. A valid faculty or staff ID must be presented when purchasing.
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/ REDHAWKS

2020-2021 Men's Basketball Schedule is Complete

Southeast Missouri's men's basketball team will play a 27-game schedule with 12 matchups at the Show Me Center this upcoming 2020-2021 season. SEMO tips off its first season under Head Coach Brad Korn at the Negro League Baseball Museum Tip-Off Classic in Kansas City, Missouri, on Nov. 27-28.
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Women's Basketball Announces 2020-2021 Schedule

Southeast Missouri announced its 2020-2021 Women's Basketball Schedule on Thursday, Nov. 5. The Redhawks have 25 regular-season games scheduled, including 14 at the Show Me Center. The Redhawks will play four of their five non-conference opponents at home. SEMO will tip off the season against Missouri Baptist (Nov. 28) in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.
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Redhawks Picked Third in 2020-2021 Preseason Poll

Southeast Missouri was picked third in the 2020-2021 Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Women's Basketball Preseason Poll today, Nov. 6. Senior guard Tesia Thompson was named Preseason All-OVC for the third-straight year.
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Athletics Alumni Spotlight: John Schwepker

Former Southeast Missouri track and field All-American John Schwepker is in this week's Alumni Spotlight brought to you by SoutheastHEALTH. Schwepker was on SEMO's track and field team from 1984 to1988. He was the NCAA Division II National Champion in the indoor pole vault in 1985 and outdoor decathlon in 1988. Schwepker, who is in the school's Athletics Hall of Fame, was a seven-time All-American who still holds SEMO's decathlon record with 7,881 points.
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