Wednesday, March 3, 2021

CAMPUS

Vargas Discusses with KRCU FY18 and FY19 University Budgets, Connecting with Area Employers, Recent Successes at Southeast

KRCU General Manager Dan Woods recently sat down with Southeast President Carlos Vargas in the latest edition of “Vargas Speaks.” In this edition, Vargas talks about the University’s FY18 and FY19 budget; the importance of accreditation and what it means;  the University’s work in connecting with area employers; efforts in connecting directly with students; and recent successes at Southeast. To listen to the program, visit here. KRCU visits regularly with President Vargas, and the Newswire will continue to bring you these interviews.

How Time is Spent, Managed and Valued Topic of Second Southeast TEDx Talk March 1

Southeast Missouri State University is hosting TEDxSoutheastMissouriStateUniversity, an event designed to spark deep discussion, on Thursday, March 1, in the Aleen Vogel Wehking Alumni Center. The theme, “A Matter of …

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Southeast Students, Staff Honored with ADDY Awards

Southeast Students, Staff Honored with ADDY Awards

University Marketing along with faculty and students at Southeast Missouri State University brought home several local ADDY Awards Feb. 23 at the annual 2017 American Advertising Federation (AAF) Awards Show. …

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Wells Named Southeast Director of Marketing

Wells Named Southeast Director of Marketing

Tonya Wells, associate director of marketing and digital media at Southeast Missouri State University, has been named director of marketing at the University. Wells brings 22 years of marketing, public …

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Caroline Kahler Receives Arts Council of Southeast Missouri’s Dingeldein Award

Caroline Kahler, chair of Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Art and professor of art, was awarded the Otto F. Dingeldein Award from the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri during …

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Kent Athenaeum Series Features 'Transcultural Experience: Italy' Feb. 28

Join Kent Library's Athenaeum Series on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at noon in Sadie's Place to hear from the faculty and students who participated in the "Transcultural Experience" course. They will discuss their experiences studying Italian culture, history and art making through the lens of propaganda, politics and stylized promotion. They will also talk about their adventures exploring on-site expeditions to Florence, Rome, Milan, Venice and the greater Tuscany region in Italy. The event is free and open to the public.

LaunchU Startup Training Coming to Cape Girardeau March 26-April 11

The Economic and Business Engagement Center at Southeast Missouri State University announces scholarship opportunities are now available for an upcoming LaunchU class for aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs. Enrollment is now open for the next LaunchU, sponsored by 

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EMPLOYEE

Pawielski Named Air Force ROTC University Employee of the Quarter

Vance Pawielski, secretary of Southeast's Department of Aerospace Studies, has been selected as the Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) Northwest Region's University Employee of the Quarter. It is his fourth time winning this award. Pawielski competed against employees at 34 other universities. He was presented the award by Lt. Col. Anthony Anderson, commander of Detachment 205 at Southern Illinois University-Carbondale which has operational control of Southeast's AFROTC.

New Link 'n Learn Training Sessions Provide SE Link Resources

During the spring semester, Campus Life and Event Services is hosting “Link ’n Learn” 30-minute training sessions about SE Link, a University website dedicated to student groups to stay organized, publicize events, recruit new members and showcase the Southeast student experience. Executive officers and advisors are invited to learn how to have their student organizations stay connected. The next session, "How to Manage Your Page" for organization administrators, will be held from 12:15-12:45 p.m. Feb. 28 in Kent Library Room 110. Learn about the SE Link Action Center and how to better manage a student organization's SE Link page. For more session dates and information, click here. For questions, call (573) 651-2896 or email getinvolved@semo.edu.

CSTL Presents 'How to Identify Students in Crisis and Not Make It Worse' March 2

The "Take-Away Friday" series of faculty development workshops continues with “How to Identify Students in Crisis and Not Make It Worse” at noon March 2 in Towers Complex Room 110. This week, the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (CSTL) provides indicators for identifying struggling students and advice on how to approach those students. Register at https://cstl.semo.edu/workshop/.

ACADEMIC

Catapult Interiors Holding Grand Opening Celebration March 2

Catapult Interiors Holding Grand Opening Celebration March 2

Catapult Interiors will hold its grand opening celebration from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 2, on the second floor of Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House, 612 Broadway in …

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Women in Economics Symposium Offers Networking Opportunity for Southeast Students

Women in Economics Symposium Offers Networking Opportunity for Southeast Students

Three female Southeast Missouri State University economics students and their professor joined about 110 other female students from across the Midwest to discuss issues and opportunities in economics at the …

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Dr. Rickert R. Althaus Endowed Scholarship in Political Science Established at Southeast

Dr. Rickert R. Althaus Endowed Scholarship in Political Science Established at Southeast

The Dr. Rickert R. Althaus Endowed Scholarship in Political Science has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. The scholarship was established by Dr. Rickert R. Althaus, professor of …

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Catapult Presents 'Bound for the Midwest' March 2

Catapult Creative House will host a presentation by Dr. Joni Hand, associate professor of art history, at 5-6 p.m. March 2 to discuss her new book "Bound for the Midwest: Medieval and Early Modern Religious Manuscripts in the Charles Luce Harrison Collection." The book analyzes eight manuscripts from Harrison’s collection now housed in the Rare Book Room at Kent Library. Hand will share her insights on Harrison's collecting habits and relationship with his book buyer, Frank Glenn. She will also discuss some of the books from the collection, focusing on unique characteristics of each. The event is free and open to the public, and will be held on the first floor of Catapult Creative House Room 112. There will be a book signing immediately after the presentation.

Call for Applications Issued for 2018 Middle Eastern Studies Faculty-Student Research Collaboration Grant

Southeast Missouri State University is currently participating in a joint venture with Missouri State University and the University of Central Missouri regarding Middle Eastern Studies called Mideast meets Midwest, which …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Southeast Missouri Symphony to Present Beethoven’s 'Fifth Symphony'

Southeast Missouri Symphony to Present Beethoven’s 'Fifth Symphony'

The Southeast Missouri Symphony will present Beethoven’s "Fifth Symphony" in concert at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 6, in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall on Southeast Missouri State University's River …

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BOGO Faculty/Staff Tickets Available for 'Beethoven's Fifth Symphony'

Buy one get one free tickets are available for Southeast Missouri Symphony's "Beethoven's Fifth Symphony" at the River Campus at 7:30 p.m. March 6. 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, and you must present your faculty/staff ID.

‘Submerged’ Featured in March Artist of the Month Exhibit at Catapult

‘Submerged’ Featured in March Artist of the Month Exhibit at Catapult

The Catapult Creative House Student Studios will hold its March Artist of the Month exhibition, “Submerged,” with an opening reception scheduled for Friday, March 2. “Submerged” will feature the work …

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Catapult Presents Interactive Fashion Display March 2 by Mae Flowers Boutique

Catapult Presents Interactive Fashion Display March 2 by Mae Flowers Boutique

The Shoppe at Catapult Creative House will hold an “Interactive Fashion Display” by Mae Flowers Boutique from 6-6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 2. The display will be located on the …

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REDHAWKS

Women's Basketball Heads to OVC Tournament

 Seventh-seeded Southeast Missouri will face second-seeded UT Martin in the first round of the Ohio Valley Conference Women’s Basketball Tournament on Wednesday, Feb. 28. Start time is 3 p.m. at the Ford Center in Evansville, Indiana. Listen live at ESPN 1220 AM. Video can be accessed online at the OVC Digital Network. Live stats available at OVCSports.com.

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Baseball Heads to Memphis Today

Southeast Missouri heads to Memphis for its second midweek matchup of the season Tuesday, Feb. 27. First pitch is set for 4 p.m. at FedExPark. All games are broadcast live at ESPN 92.9 FM. Live stats available at GoSoutheast.com.

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Cindy Gannon Walk for Women is April 7

The 11th Annual Cindy Gannon Walk for Women is Saturday, April 7 at Houck Field House. Visit https://walkforwomen.semo.edu for more information.

Bilbruck to Try Out for U.S. Women's National Team

Southeast Missouri opposite hitter Haley Bilbruck will head to the U.S. Women's National Team Open Tryouts March 2-4 at the U.S. Olympic Training Center in Colorado Springs, Colorado.

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