Wednesday, March 3, 2021


Vargas Updates Campus on Presidential Visit in Email, Portal Announcement

Dr. Carlos Vargas, president of Southeast Missouri State University, sent an email to faculty, staff and students Thursday, Nov. 1, with updates concerning the Nov. 5 visit by President Donald Trump to the Show Me Center. Please check your email or the portal announcements for detailed information on how this event will impact the campus on Monday, Nov. 5. For more information, visit

FY20 Budget, Health Insurance, Benefits, Recruitment and Retention Topics at President's Brown Bag Lunch Nov. 7

The President's Office will hold a Brown Bag Lunch at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 7, in Academic Hall Auditorium. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend as President Vargas leads a discussion on the FY2020 budget timeline, heath insurance and benefits, and provides FY2019 and FY2020 recruitment and retention updates. Chartwells will provide brown bag lunches for $1. To order a brown bag lunch, contact Chartwells at or call ext. 2511 by 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5. Please designate the type of sandwich you would like — ham, turkey, roast beef or vegetarian. Chips, whole fruit, a cookie and a drink also will be provided. Attendees may also bring their own lunch.

Remote Desktop Connections Unavailable Nov. 5

On Monday, Nov. 5, remote desktop connections will be temporarily unavailable from 4 p.m. to midnight. During this time, no one will be able to remotely connect to any on-campus computer from off campus. Information Technology (IT) apologizes for any inconveniences this may cause. For more information, contact the IT Help Desk at (573) 651-4357.

First Friday Sale at Southeast Bookstore Today

Celebrate the nationally ranked Redhawks with some new Southeast gear. All clothing will be 25 percent off today at Southeast Bookstore.

Southeast Student Veterans Organization Hosts 'Freedom 5K' Nov. 4

The Southeast Student Veterans Organization (SVO) invites the Southeast community to participate in the inaugural "Freedom 5K" race/walk on Sunday, Nov. 4. Registration will open at noon, and the race will start at 2 p.m. Participants should arrive by 1:30 p.m. to receive race information. Participants will have the option to run competitively or walk for leisure in an effort to raise awareness and show support for area veterans. Professional timing will be provided by the Cape Road Runners. The first 100 participants will receive a goody bag that includes a T-shirt, and preregistration at is encouraged. The goody bag and T-shirt are not guaranteed for participants that register in person. The race will begin and end at Southeast's Student Recreation Center. For more details, contact the SVO at

Call for Story Tips on December Graduate Spotlights

With the fall semester nearly complete and many of our students soon to be graduating, Southeast’s University Communications is seeking tips about graduating students with interesting stories to share on outstanding academic achievements, post-graduation jobs or continuing education plans, family members who may be graduating along with them or non-traditional graduates who have excelled. We are open to other ideas as well. 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 any students in your college or department who you would like to see featured, please submit a story tip here.

Construction Closing Old Sprigg Street Nov. 5

The Cape Girardeau Special Road District will close Old Sprigg Street on the south side of Lexington Avenue starting Monday, Nov. 5. The project consists of replacing the existing box culvert that is located approximately 100 feet south of the Old Sprigg and Lexington intersection. Completion of the project is expected in November, weather permitting.


Retirement Reception Nov. 7 for Marge Phillips

Marge Phillips, writing associate with the Center for Writing Excellence, is retiring after 32 years with Southeast. A retirement reception will be held from 2-4 p.m. Nov. 7 in the Academic Hall Dome Room. The campus community is invited to attend.


Update on Student Applications for 2019 CSIS Program

Southeast Missouri State University is preparing to send 30 students to the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) during Spring Break, March 10-14, 2019, to participate in a four-day …



Comic Book Art Exhibit Opens Nov. 2 at Crisp Museum

Comic Book Art Exhibit Opens Today at Crisp Museum

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus will host “Comic Book Art from the Collection of Terry Godwin” today through Jan. 27 …


Crisp Museum hosting Cape Mini-Comic Con Family Day Nov. 3

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus will host a Cape Mini-Comic Con Family Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 3. This free event includes vendors, a game room, cosplay, artists’ displays, a Youth Comic Character Drawing Contest, and is being held in partnership with Cape Comic Con. The Youth Comic Character Drawing Contest is open to youth ages 5-15. Today is the last day to pick up a contest entry page and details of the rules. Entry pages are due by noon, Nov. 3. All original character entries will be displayed Nov. 3-Jan. 27 at the Crisp Museum. For more information, call (573) 651-2260 or email

Discount Faculty/Staff Tickets Available for 'Dedications: Exploring Loss, Love and Lifelong Friendship'

Discount tickets are available for "Dedications: Exploring Loss, Love and Lifelong Friendship" at the River Campus at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9. Tickets are $2 off each, and a maximum of two tickets may be purchased. 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.


Football Welcomes Tennessee State

#24 Southeast Missouri welcomes Tennessee State on Military Appreciation Day Saturday. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Houck Field. All games are broadcast live on Real Rock 99.3 FM & ESPN 1220 AM. Watch live on ESPN+. Live stats are available at


Volleyball Plays Final Two Home Matches

The Redhawk volleyball team hosts SIU Edwardsville tonight, Nov. 2 at 6:30 p.m. and Eastern Illinois on Saturday, Nov. 3, at 5 p.m. Both matches will be played at Houck Field House. Video for Friday’s match will be available online at the OVC Digital Network. Live stats for both matches can be accessed online at


Zarguski Earns Prestigious OVC Scholar-Athlete Award

Southeast Missouri track and field senior thrower Stephen Zargurski has been chosen to receive the prestigious Ohio Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete Award for 2018-19, the conference announced Oct. 31. The award is the highest individual honor that can be earned by OVC student-athletes and is given annually to three men and three women student-athletes for their accomplishments in both the classroom and athletic arena, and because of their leadership qualities.


Football Radio Show at Wings Etc. in Cape Girardeau Monday

Southeast Missouri’s football radio show is Monday, Nov. 5, at Wings Etc. in Cape Girardeau. Listen live from noon-1 p.m. at ESPN 1220 and 1470 AM.

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