Tuesday, March 9, 2021

CAMPUS

Tickets Still Available for Southeast's Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Dinner

Join the Southeast community for a night of reflection, dinner and entertainment at Southeast's Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Dinner at 6 p.m. Jan. 17 in the Show Me Center. Dr. Freeman E. Hrabowski, president of the University of Maryland-Baltimore County and advocate for educational success in science and technology for African Americans and others, will be presenting the keynote address. For more information about the event, visit here. For ticket, table and sponsorship information, visit http://www.semo.edu/mlk/dinner/. Dinner tickets are available for purchase at the Southeast Bookstore, 388 N. Henderson.

Kent Library and Alumni Association to Host Rare Book Room Tour

On Thursday, Jan. 25, Kent Library and the Southeast Alumni Association are hosting a "rare" opportunity to see one-of-a-kind publications and one of the largest Faulkner collections in the world housed in the Rare Book Room. Appetizers will be served outside the Rare Book Room starting at 5:30 p.m. followed by brief remarks and visits to the room. A $10 pre-registration fee helps cover the cost of refreshments. Pre-register by Friday, Jan.19, here.

Rec Services Hosting Free Preview Week of Group Fitness Classes

Preview all Group Fitness classes for free from Jan. 16-27. Try classes such as Real Ryder Cycling, Aerial Yoga, TurboKick and the new cardio class Drum to the Beat. A semester pass costs $40 and covers participation in any class throughout the spring semester. A one-time class pass is $3. Sign up for all classes through the IMLEAGUES App. Passes can be purchased in the Student Recreation Center main office. View the schedule of classes here

January Edition of 'The Scoop' Now Available

Found out about Chartwells' dining event and specials for this month in their newsletter, "The Scoop." Read it here.

IT Explores Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an enormous technological innovation. With computers getting faster and cheaper, AI is now being used in many everyday gadgets. See what AI has to offer in this Tech Talk article. Read it here

Newswire Resumes Twice Weekly Publication Jan. 17

The Southeast Newswire will resume its twice weekly publication schedule on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Items to be considered for that edition should be submitted by noon on Tuesday, Jan. 16, at http://news.semo.edu/newswire-submission-form/.

EMPLOYEE

Rec Center Indoor Track Available for UnitedHealthcare Motion™ Walkers

 All faculty and staff participating in UnitedHealthcare’s  Motion™ program may walk on the indoor track at the Student Recreation Center during lunch time and evening hours. The Student Recreation Center is making the track available to help promote this program and to help make Southeast a more active campus. Participants' “I” goal can be reached by completing 3,000 steps in less than 30 minutes.

New 'Wellness Lunch & Learn' Sessions Provide Resources for Employees

During the spring semester, the Benefits Review Subcommittee, Recreation Services and Human Resources will be hosting "Wellness Lunch & Learn" sessions. Employees are invited to bring their lunch to each monthly session, which will include information, resources and tools to assist with health and wellness. The first session, Sweat Equity Program, will be held at noon Jan. 17 in the Student Recreation Center MP Room. For more session dates and information, click here.

ACADEMIC

U.S. New Ranks Southeast’s Online Bachelor’s, Master’s Programs Among Nation’s Best

U.S. New Ranks Southeast’s Online Bachelor’s, Master’s Programs Among Nation’s Best

Southeast Missouri State University’s online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs have been ranked this week among the nation’s 2018 Best Online Programs by U.S. News & World Report. Southeast’s online …

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Southeast Faculty Member Selected to Serve on CSWE Task Force

Southeast Faculty Member Selected to Serve on CSWE Task Force

Dr. L. Alee Moore, director of field education and an instructor in Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Social Work, has been selected to serve on the Council on Social …

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James C. McGinnis and Jeannine O. McGinnis Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

James C. McGinnis and Jeannine O. McGinnis Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

The James C. McGinnis and Jeannine O. McGinnis Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. A gift from Mrs. McGinnis created this scholarship to help individuals …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Faculty, Staff Welcome to Help in Production of 'The Vagina Monologues'

Experience the intersection of art and activism and join in a production of "The Vagina Monologues." Faculty, staff and students are welcome to collaborate under the direction of Roxanne Wellington, …

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REDHAWKS

Men’s Basketball Plays Two-Game Home Stand This Week

Southeast Missouri’s men’s basketball team plays host to Morehead State on Thursday, Jan. 11. Tip-off is set for 7:30 p.m. in the Show Me Center. The Redhawks then welcome Eastern Kentucky on Saturday, Jan. 13, for a 4:15 p.m. contest. All games are broadcast live on the radio at ESPN 92.9 FM and Real Rock 99.3 FM. Video is available online at the OVC Digital Network. Live stats can be accessed at GoSoutheast.com.

Women’s Basketball Returns Home for Two Games

 The Redhawk women’s basketball team hosts Morehead State on Thursday, Jan. 11 at 5:15 p.m. Southeast closes out its brief home stand against Eastern Kentucky on Saturday, Jan. 13. Tip-off is 2 p.m. All games are broadcast live on the radio at ESPN 1220 AM. Video is available online at the OVC Digital Network. Live stats can be accessed at GoSoutheast.com.

Enjoy the Fast Break Lounge This Week

All fans will be able to enjoy courtside food and beverages in the Redhawks Fast Break Lounge during this week’s basketball games versus Morehead State on Jan. 11 and Eastern Kentucky on Jan. 13. Adult beverages and food will be available for sale courtside at the west end of the Show Me Center.

Gymnastics Holds First Two Home Meets

Southeast’s women’s gymnastics team has two home meets in four days. The Redhawks host Illinois State in their home-opener on Friday, Jan. 12. Start time is 6:30 p.m. at Houck Field House. Southeast then faces Lindenwood on Monday, Jan. 15, at 4 p.m. Live stats for both home meets are available at GoSoutheast.com.

Track Heads to Illinois Open

The Redhawk men’s and women’s track and field teams resume their indoor season when they head to the Illinois Open on Saturday, Jan. 13.

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