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Tuesday, March 09, 2021

/ CAMPUS

Collaborative Efforts to Enhance Student Success Focus of Feb. 26 Brown Bag Lunch

A University update on collaborative efforts across campus to enhance student success will be the focus of a Brown Bag Lunch scheduled for noon Feb. 26 in Academic Hall Auditorium. Students, faculty and staff are invited. Brown bag lunches are available from Chartwells for $1. To order a lunch, email Christie.Mcintosh@compass-usa.com or call ext. 2536 before 5 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20. Sandwich options are ham, turkey, roast beef and vegetarian. Chips, whole fruit, a cookie and drink are included. You may also bring your own brown bag lunch. Please arrive by 11:45 a.m. to get your lunch and be seated in the auditorium before the program begins.

Southeast Invites Prospective Students to Show Me Day Feb. 17

Prospective students and their parents are invited to attend Show Me Day on Monday, Feb. 17, on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University. “Show Me Day is an opportunity for individuals interested in Southeast to visit our campus and see the wide variety of academic programs and services we offer,” said Lenell Hahn, director of Admissions. “Students can learn …
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Southeast Announces Fall 2019 Graduates

Southeast Missouri State University has announced its fall 2019 graduates. Graduates were honored during commencement ceremonies Dec. 14 in the Show Me Center. Dr. Shonta Smith, professor of elementary education, and Dr. Susan Kendrick, professor of English and chair of the Department of English, delivered the commencement addresses.
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/ EMPLOYEE

Employees Encouraged to Visit HR Benefits' Resources

A new year also means a new medical benefit plan year for Southeast employees and dependents. This year, the University transitioned to a self-insured health plan administered by UMR, a UnitedHealthcare company. The University's dental, vision and life insurance carriers remained the same. Human Resources reminds employees that information and resources are available on the Human Resources webpage at https://semo.edu/hr/benefits/index.html, including: …
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Faculty, Staff Invited for Coffee, Donuts Feb. 12 During 'I Love SEMO' Week

The Southeast Missouri University Foundation wishes to recognize the impact faculty and staff make on students and the University as a part of "I Love SEMO" week. Faculty and staff are invited to donuts and coffee on Wednesday, Feb. 12, from 7:30-9 a.m. in the Barbara Hope Kem Statuary Hall in the Aleen Vogel Wehking Alumni Center.

Open Forums Set for Learning Management System Vendors

As Southeast considers a new Learning Management System (LMS), three vendors have been invited to campus to demonstrate their solutions and respond to questions during an open forum. The following vendors will be on campus: …
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Feedback Sought on Learning Management System (LMS) Solutions

LMS vendors, which are beginning campus visits next week, were required to submit short videos demonstrating nine different capabilities (scenarios) of their solution.  These scenarios were selected to focus on highly used and critical features of an LMS.  These videos are posted at https://semo.edu/it/AcaTech/lms_demos.html.  Each set of videos are shown on a different tab. You must be logged into Office 365 …
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/ ACADEMIC

Nilsen Visiting Writer Series to Bring Award-Winning Poet to Southeast

Award-winning poet Lee Ann Roripaugh will perform a public reading of her work on Monday, Feb. 10, at Southeast Missouri State University as part of the Dorothy and Wedel Nilsen Visiting Writers Series. The event, sponsored by the Southeast Missouri State University Press, is scheduled from 7-8 p.m. in Dempster Auditorium of Crisp Hall (Room 105) and is free and …
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Three English Students Publish Award-Winning Scholarly Work

Three graduate students have published award-winning scholarly work in recent months. Each was mentored by the Department of English’s Margaret Atwood expert, Dr. Debrah Raschke, professor of English. Janna Harner, a May 2019 graduate, won the 2019 Margaret Atwood Society Award for Best Graduate Essay/MA Thesis for her thesis chapter, “Inherited Radicalism in The Handmaid’s Tale.” Brittni Cebulak, a second-year …
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/ ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Southeast Professor Inspires Jazz Beat at River Campus

For Dr. Joseph Jefferson, performing and teaching is about passion and compassion. “As I get older in my career, I choose to play what’s in my heart,” said Jefferson, who aims to share that love for music with his students and audiences across southeast Missouri. Jefferson began his career at Southeast Missouri State University in 2017 where he is assistant …
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Crisp Museum Hosting ‘LEGO Building’ Family Day Feb. 8

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus will celebrate a Family Day on Feb. 8 with “LEGO Building.” This free event is scheduled from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and offers an afternoon of LEGO themed games and events. Participants can help build the Museum’s first LEGO sculpture and create their own model …
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Art Students Holding Pop-Up Valentine's Day Sale Feb. 14

Kent Library's Mississippi Mugs will sponsor a pop-up sale of artwork by ceramics, printmaking and sculpture students from 9 a.m.-noon on Friday, Feb. 14. Come by the main floor of Kent Library, enjoy a delicious cup of coffee and check out gift ideas created by students from the Holland College of Arts and Media.

Original Print, Homemade Baked Goods Sale Feb. 10

The Print and Sculpture Club will hold an Original Print and Homemade Baked Goods Sale Monday, Feb. 10, from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. in the University Center Lobby. Proceeds will help support the students' travel expenses to attend the Southern Graphics Council International Conference in San Juan, Puerto Rico, in April.

Visiting Artist to Present 'Making as Research' Interactive Workshop at Catapult

As part of the Catapult Press Editions Program, Sarah Ellis of Murray State University will present a free interactive workshop on "Making as Research" exploring conceptual development strategies for artists from 7-8:15 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 20. Ellis will also create a print with Southeast Missouri State University students that will be unveiled and available for purchase during Cape Girardeau’s First Friday …
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Chris Young Returns to Show Me Center May 1

Chris Young returns to the Show Me Center May 1 as part of the "Two Ain't Big Enough World Tour 2020" with special guests Scotty McCreery and Payton Smith. Tickets go on sale Friday, Feb. 14, at 10 a.m. For more information, visit ShowMeCenter.biz.

Discount Faculty/Staff Tickets Available for 'Evening Gala Concert'

Discount tickets are available for the "Evening Gala Concert" presented by Southeast's Jazz Ensembles as part of the Clark Terry/Phi Mu Jazz Festival tonight, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are 50% off each, and a maximum of four tickets may be purchased. Tickets can be purchased at the River Campus Box Office, Show Me Center Box Office or Athletics Box Office, and faculty/staff ID must be presented.
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/ REDHAWKS

Men's Basketball Hosting Tennessee Tech

Southeast Missouri's men's basketball team hosts Tennessee Tech University on Saturday, Feb. 8 an 4 p.m. Listen live at Real Rock 99.3 FM. Watch on ESPN+. Live stats available at GoSoutheast.com.
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Women's Basketball Takes on Tennessee Tech at Home

Southeast Missouri women's basketball takes on Tennessee Tech University on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 2 p.m. Listen live at SEMO ESPN 1220 AM. Watch live on ESPN+. Live stats available at GoSoutheast.com.

Gymnastics Hosts Lindenwood

The Redhawk gymnastics team hosts Lindenwood University tonight, Feb. 7. Start time is 5:30 p.m. at Houck Field House. Watch live on ESPN+. Live stats available at GoSoutheast.com.
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Tennis Travels to Memphis for Two Matches

Southeast Missouri's women's tennis team faces Lipscomb University on Saturday, Feb. 8, and University of Memphis on Sunday, Feb. 9. Both matches will be played in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Track and Field Heads to Nebraska

The Redhawk men's and women's track and field teams travel to the Nebraska Husker Invitational today, Feb. 7.
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