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Southeast Invites Prospective Students to Show Me Day Nov. 22

Southeast Invites Prospective Students to Show Me Day Nov. 22

Prospective students and their parents are invited to attend Show Me Day on Friday, Nov. 22, 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 Simplifying Student Financial Aid Processes

Southeast Simplifying Student Financial Aid Processes

Planning financially for college can be overwhelming, but Southeast Missouri State University is working to provide the tools and support students and their families need to make their higher education dreams a reality. The office of Student Financial Services (SFS) at Southeast has new and simplified processes in place to better serve prospective and current students. “We know financial aid …

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Southeast Receives Silver Seal for Excellence in Student Voter Engagement

Southeast Receives Silver Seal for Excellence in Student Voter Engagement

Southeast Missouri State University has been awarded a Silver Seal in the ALL IN Campus Democracy Challenge for excellence in student voter engagement. Southeast was recognized during the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony Nov. 12 at the Newseum in Washington, D.C. The ceremony honored colleges and universities committed to increasing college student voting rates. Southeast received the Silver Seal …

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Flag Retirement Ceremony Scheduled Today

The Student Veterans Organization (SVO) will host a Flag Retirement Ceremony at 4:45 p.m. today, Nov. 15 in front of Academic Hall. The Missouri Army National Guard Show-Me GOLD program's Color Guard will remove and fold the American flag, followed by the SVO's Flag Retirement Ceremony. In accordance with U.S. Flag Code Title IV Section VIII K, "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning." Today's ceremony is within Federal standards. There will be an open fire and all safety requirements will be upheld, and the Cape Girardeau Fire Department will be present to provide emergency services if required. The Southeast community is welcome to attend and learn about proper flag retirement etiquette.

Passion for History Leads Alum to Career in Archaeology

Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Matt McKnight is living his dream job as chief archaeologist at the Maryland Historical Trust in Baltimore, Maryland. A career in archaeology is what he knew he wanted to do since he was a kid, growing up in Flora, Illinois, and Kansas City, Missouri. McKnight’s family trips always included pit stops at the local and …

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Open Forums Continue Nov. 18, 20 for Dean of Extended Studies Finalists

The campus community is invited to open forums to meet the finalists for the position of Dean of Extended Studies. They are as follows:

• Nathan Bullock: Nov. 18, 9 a.m., University Center Indian Room

• David Heflin: Nov. 20, 9 a.m., University Center Redhawks Room

An open forum for James Frakes was held Nov. 13.

Vitae for the finalists and the evaluation form are available via the portal, under the Employee tab, University Updates-Enrollment portlet.

Alpha Xi Delta to Host Holiday Event Dec. 3 at Autism Center

Alpha Xi Delta to Host Holiday Event Dec. 3 at Autism Center

Southeast’s chapter of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority will host a “Merry Beary Holiday Event” at the Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment on Dec. 3. Children with autism and their families are invited to the event scheduled for 5-7 p.m. at the Center at 611 N. Fountain Street in Cape Girardeau. Jennie Ellsworth of Glen …

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Call for Story Tips on December Graduates

With the fall semester nearly complete and many of our students soon to be graduating, University Communications is seeking tips about graduating students who have secured employment after graduation with top firms in their field of study, or who have been accepted into top post-graduate programs. Their stories will be featured on the University website and in social media as #AlwaysARedhawk spotlights and will be distributed to regional media outlets. If you are aware of outstanding graduating students in your college or department who you would like to see featured, please submit a story tip here.

EMPLOYEE

Payment and Billing Changes Take Effect Dec. 4

Southeast is transforming its Cashiering and Student Payment experience, partnering with a leading higher education payment provider, Cashnet®. Effective Dec. 4, students, faculty and staff will be directed to the new payment platform through the current “Pay/View my Bill” link within self-service. With this change, many enhancements will be added. The new SEMO-Pay platform will provide the ability to: Experience …

ACADEMIC

Southeast Health Sciences, Athletic Training Students Repeat as Winners of Regional ACSM Quiz Bowl

Southeast Health Sciences, Athletic Training Students Repeat as Winners of Regional ACSM Quiz Bowl

Three Southeast Missouri State University students in the Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition and Recreation captured first place for the second consecutive year in the Student Quiz Bowl at the Central States Chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Conference Oct. 24-25 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. “The annual Student Quiz Bowl is a jeopardy-style competition amongst undergraduates from universities and …

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Athenaeum Series Presents 'The Vietnam War in American Childhood'

Kent Library's Athenaeum Lecture Series will present "The Vietnam War in American Childhood" at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Sadie's Place in Kent Library. The presentation will be given by Dr. Joel P. Rhodes, professor of history, who will discuss how American children raised during the Vietnam War were the first to grow up with televised combat. Between 1965 and 1973, many American children integrated some elements of the war into their routines, and parents also helped shape their children's perspectives on Vietnam. Rhodes will examine the Vietnam War through the eyes of preadolescent Americans and how their perspective on Vietnam continues to impact adult notions of militarism and warfare.

Kent Library Calls for 'Dreams' Reading Recommendations

With Winter Break coming up, everyone will have a chance to sleep and dream. Therefore, Kent Library is looking for books focused on "Dreams" for their Winter Break list. Recommendations could include fiction-based books on dreams and dreaming, the science of dreams and sleep; books about someone with a dream or following your dreams; and anything with a dream-like aesthetic. To submit a book recommendation, visit https://semo.libguides.com/reading-recs/suggest-book.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Escape the Museum’ Nov. 16-17

Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Escape the Museum’ Nov. 16-17

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting “Escape the Museum” from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 16-17. During this escape room-inspired event, visitors must solve a series of problems and obstacles to make their escape from the Crisp Museum. The museum’s collections become the backdrop and clues in this grand adventure. Visitors are …

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

Buy one get one free tickets are available for the combined Department of Music and The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance performance of "Big Band Christmas Jukebox" at the River Campus at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 23. A maximum of two tickets may be purchased with two free tickets received. Tickets can 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.

REDHAWKS

#15 Redhawks Head to Eastern Illinois Saturday

#15 Southeast Missouri carries an Ohio Valley Conference-long four-game winning streak to Eastern Illinois University on Saturday, Nov. 16. Kickoff is set for noon at O'Brien Field. Listen live at Real Rock 99.3 FM. Watch on ESPN+. Live stats at EIUPanthers.com.

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Volleyball Hits the Road for Final Two Regular Season Matches

The Ohio Valley Conference (OVC)-leading Southeast Missouri volleyball team travels to Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville today, Nov. 15, and Eastern Illinois University on Nov. 16 for its final two matches of the regular season. SEMO is in a three-way tie for first with Morehead State University and Jacksonville State University. The Redhawks hold the tiebreaker against each of those teams. The Redhawks will win the OVC regular season title outright with two wins this weekend. Today's match will be on ESPN+. Live stats available at SIUECougars.com and EIUPanthers.com.

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Football Radio Show is at Wings Etc. in Cape Girardeau on Monday

Southeast Missouri's football radio show is at Wings Etc. in Cape Girardeau on Monday, Nov. 18. Listen live from noon to 1 p.m. on ESPN 1220 and 1470 AM. 

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