Wednesday, March 3, 2021


McNair Research Guiding Southeast Student Toward Future as Pathologist

The pesky microorganism associated with causing dental cavities is at the heart of McNair Research being conducted this summer by a Southeast Missouri State University student. Breiona Catching, a senior …


NSF Summer Research Preparing Southeast Students for STEM Careers

For some, the lazy days of summer are a welcome respite. And for others, like Southeast Missouri State University students Blake Trickey and Tyler Howard, the past couple of months …


Southeast’s Engagement Center Hosts Local Development Program with Leadership Cape

Southeast’s Engagement Center Hosts Local Development Program with Leadership Cape

The Economic and Business Engagement Center at Southeast Missouri State University recently hosted “Up and Out” as a part of Cape Girardeau’s premier leadership program, Leadership Cape. The Cape Girardeau …


Become a Student Organization Advisor

Southeast faculty and staff are encouraged to consider becoming an advisor for a student organization. Advisors support students as they experience one of the best parts of the college experience - …


Oklahoma National Guard Conducting Training at Show Me Center, Cheney Hall Aug. 1-2

 The Oklahoma National Guard’s 63rd Civil Support Team (CST) will be conducting chemical and biological hazard training Aug. 1-2 at the Show Me Center and Cheney Hall. As part of the training, military vehicles, equipment and personnel will be on Southeast’s main campus conducting and participating in various exercises. On Aug. 2, parking lot 4-6, north of Cheney Hall and adjacent to Parker Building, will be unavailable. Faculty and staff are encouraged to park in parking lot 4-5, across Henderson Street from Parker Building. Any questions or requests for additional information are referred to Southeast’s Department of Public Safety at (573) 651-2215.

Westbound Normal Avenue Between Pacific, Henderson Closed

Normal Avenue is closed to westbound traffic between North Pacific Street and Henderson Avenue for street repairs through Aug. 3. The City of Cape Girardeau has posted detours, and traffic is encouraged to avoid the area. The closure is expected to last until Aug. 3 depending on weather and work.


Thrive in 5: New Faculty Onboarding Sessions Scheduled for Aug. 1-2

The Thrive in 5: New Faculty Onboarding Sessions are scheduled for Aug. 1-2 in Kent Library. These sessions are designed to help new faculty hit the ground running at Southeast. During these sessions, new faculty will learn how to access and use Moodle, the University’s learning management system; get their keys, ID card and parking permit; learn about the University’s employee benefits and how to enroll in these; and complete all required employee activities, such as Title IX training. For an itinerary and more information, visit

Thrive in 5: New Faculty Conference Slated for Aug. 8-10

The Thrive in 5: New Faculty Conference is scheduled for Aug. 8-10 in the University Center. The New Faculty Conference introduces new faculty to the mission, vision and values of the University. The conference also offers a variety of activities to explore and enhance teaching practice and to help faculty learn about the support and resources available to help them, and their students, succeed. For an itinerary and more information, visit


Moodle Temporarily Unavailable Aug. 7-8

Moodle will be down for maintenance from 7 a.m. Aug. 7 to 4 p.m. Aug. 8. Grades for the final summer sessions are due on Monday, Aug. 6, and faculty are reminded it is important to enter grades on time.

Remind Students to Return Rental Textbooks by Aug. 6

Faculty and Staff are asked to remind students to return their summer session rental textbooks no later than 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 6. For a list of times, locations and mailing addresses accepting textbooks, visit the Textbook Rental website at The first day to check out Fall 2018 rental textbooks is Monday, Aug. 13.

Raschke Receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Raschke Receives Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching

Dr. Debrah Raschke, professor of English at Southeast Missouri State University, recently was awarded the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Teaching. “I am so honored to receive this award. In …


Southeast Faculty Member Selected to Participate in ASCD’s Emerging Leaders Program

Southeast Faculty Member Selected to Participate in ASCD’s Emerging Leaders Program

Southeast Missouri State University faculty member, Trudy Giasi has been selected as one of 27 esteemed educators to participate in the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD) 2018 class …



'An American Hero' Shines in the Spotlight at NYMF

Southeast Missouri State University's original production "An American Hero" shined in the national spotlight as part of the 15th season of the New York Musical Festival (NYMF). Thirty-five Southeast students and faculty traveled to New York City to perform five productions of “An American Hero” July 23-29 in the Acorn Theatre on 42nd Street, just off Times Square and the Broadway district. The performances received glowing reviews from Theatre Mania, Theatre Review from My Seat, and Buzzfeed, which declared "An American Hero" one of the "3-Must See Festival Shows." The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance would like to thank the Southeast community and alumni for their dedicated support and donations.


Terry Lands Spot on STATS Preseason FCS All-American Team

Southeast Missouri senior tailback Marquis Terry was one of six Ohio Valley Conference players named to the 2018 STATS FCS Preseason All-America Teams Tuesday, July 31. Terry, a Lindy's Sports Preseason All-American and the Ohio Valley Conference Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, claimed third-team honors.


Gymnastics Earns WCGA Scholastic All-America Award

The Southeast Missouri women's gymnastics team had a total of 12 individuals receive the Scholastic All-America Award presented by the Women's Collegiate Gymnastics Association. Meeting the required minimum 3.5 grade point average, a record 760 (55 percent) student-athletes earned Scholastic All-America honors for the 2017-2018 school year.


Southeast Tennis Signs Three More for 2018-2019 Season

Southeast Missouri women's tennis added three players to its 2018-2019 roster today, Aug. 1. Romana Tarajová, Teona Velkoska and Manuela Fernanda Barriga Otalora joined the Redhawks.


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