Tuesday, March 9, 2021

CAMPUS

KRCU Talks Restructuring, Accreditation, Soft Skills with Vargas

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 institutional and …

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Southeast Refreshing ‘Will to Do’ Brand

Representatives from Ologie, the firm that helped launch Southeast’s “Will to Do” brand platform, will be on campus this week to guide the University through a refresh of the brand …

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Arrow Competing as Finalist for National College Media Association Pinnacle Awards

Arrow Competing as Finalist for National College Media Association Pinnacle Awards

The Arrow, the student newspaper at Southeast Missouri State University, has been named a finalist in two categories for College Media Association Pinnacle Awards to be presented in October. …

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Ceremony Marks Opening of NPHC Plaza at Southeast

Ceremony Marks Opening of NPHC Plaza at Southeast

A ceremony Aug. 16 marked the opening of a new National Pan-Hellenic Council (NPHC) Plaza at Southeast Missouri State University. The Plaza, located on the north end of Parker Field, …

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Southeast Student Selected as U.S. Student Delegate at WFUNA’s Plenary Assembly, Global Youth Forum

Southeast Student Selected as U.S. Student Delegate at WFUNA’s Plenary Assembly, Global Youth Forum

Southeast Missouri State University student Myriah Bernard was recently selected to serve as a student delegate at the 42nd World Federation of United Nations Association’s (WFUNA) Plenary Assembly and 3rd …

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Alumni Relations' Homecoming Event Submission Form Now Available

Southeast's 2018 Homecoming is Saturday, Oct. 13. Alumni Relations is compiling a list of all Homecoming-related events and activities. If your campus group or organization is planning a Homecoming event -- open house, reunion, tailgate, etc. -- please complete a Homecoming Event Submission Form at www.semo.edu/homecoming/eventsubmission. Submissions will be added to the online Homecoming schedule at www.semo.edu/homecoming. Events will be published as they are received and verified.

Faculty and Staff Encouraged to Participate in Spirit Fridays

As the new academic year gets underway, the Southeast community is encouraged to show its Redhawk pride on Spirit Fridays! Faculty, staff and students may participate by donning their Redhawk gear and sporting the school colors on Fridays throughout the year!

EMPLOYEE

Faculty Invited to Join One of Three Fall Book Studies

The Provost’s Office is partnering with the Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning to host three book studies this semester. Book studies are small groups of faculty who meet …

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Human Resources Facilitating Informational Trainings on New Staff Employee Performance Management System

Human Resources is facilitating informational trainings regarding the new Staff Employee Performance Management System. This system includes new processes, forms and evaluation time periods. Departmental trainings are scheduled during August and …

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Academic Affairs Phone Card Now Available

An Academic Affairs phone card for 2018-2019 is now available on the Provost's website here. With the recent academic restructuring, several colleges and departments are newly configured this academic year. The Academic Affairs phone card provides the names, email addresses, phone numbers, Mailstop codes and office locations for deans, department chairs and their administrative assistants, the Office of the Provost, Academic Effectiveness and Student Success, Regional Campuses and Kent Library.

ACADEMIC

McGill Named Director of Southeast’s Jane Stephens Honors Program

Dr. Jim McGill, professor of chemistry at Southeast Missouri State University, has been named director of the Jane Stephens Honors Program. McGill has been serving has interim director since August …

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Bequest to Establish Two New Southeast Endowed Scholarships

Bequest to Establish Two New Southeast Endowed Scholarships

A $120,000 bequest from the estate of the late Dr. F. Gregory Dickey has paved the way for the establishment of two new endowed scholarships through the Southeast Missouri University …

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Heitman Appointed to SLU School of Nursing Executive Advisory Board

Heitman Appointed to SLU School of Nursing Executive Advisory Board

Dr. Linda Heitman, professor of nursing at Southeast Missouri State University, has been appointed to the Executive Advisory Board of the Saint Louis University School of Nursing. The Executive Advisory …

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Center for Writing Excellence Presents WID Breakfast Workshop Aug. 28

The Center for Writing Excellence announces the first Breakfast Workshop for the 2018 Writing in the Disciplines (WID) program. "Integrity in the Classroom," presented by Dr. Sally Carter, director of Testing Services, will be held from 9-11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 28, in the University Center Heritage Room. This interdisciplinary event is open to all faculty. For more information and to register, contact Jennifer Weiss, coordinator of the Center for Writing Excellence, at jlweiss@semo.edu.

Kent Library New Online Catalog Now Available

Kent Library New Online Catalog Now Available

Kent Library’s new online catalog at https://semo.iii.com/ is now available. As a result of this update, all links to https://galahad.searchmobius.org/ need to be replaced with https://semo.iii.com/. Additionally, all existing library URL links …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Southeast Percussion Ensemble, Cape Parks and Rec Hosting Community ‘Drum Circle’

Southeast Percussion Ensemble, Cape Parks and Rec Hosting Community ‘Drum Circle’

Southeast Missouri State University’s Percussion Ensemble in collaboration with the City of Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation are hosting three evenings of community drumming, a unique hands-on event for the …

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REDHAWKS

Soccer Hosts Missouri State Today

Southeast Missouri plays host to in-state rival Missouri State today, Aug. 21. Kickoff is set for 6:30 p.m. at Houck Field. 

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Athletics Reveals Updated Strategic Plan

Southeast Missouri’s Department of Athletics unveiled its updated strategic plan on Monday, Aug. 20. “We Are Redhawks” represents Southeast Missouri’s Department of Athletics commitment to enhancing the University’s educational mission by supporting student-athletes in their academic, athletic and personal development.

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Ashley Lawson Named Head Women's Gymnastics Coach

Former Southeast gymnast Ashley Lawson was named the school’s head women’s gymnastics coach on Friday, Aug. 17. A highly successful gymnast who still owns SEMO’s individual records in the all-around, uneven bars, floor exercise and balance beam, Lawson becomes the ninth head coach in program history.

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Rhodes, Imo's Pizza Become Official Fountain Drink, Official Pizza of Redhawks Athletics

The Southeast Missouri Department of Athletics announced an exclusive partnership on Thursday, Aug. 16, making Rhodes the Official Fountain Drink and Imo’s Pizza the Official Pizza of Redhawk Athletics.

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