Tuesday, March 9, 2021


Southeast Expanding Autism Center Services to Sikeston Campus

Southeast Expanding Autism Center Services to Sikeston Campus

The Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment will expand its outreach to residents in the Missouri Bootheel beginning in January by providing its services at Southeast’s …


SEMO Giving Day Nov. 27 Aspires to Fund 12 Projects in 24 Hours

SEMO Giving Day Nov. 27 Aspires to Fund 12 Projects in 24 Hours

Southeast Missouri State University invites its students, alumni, friends, faculty and staff to support a project and help fill a need by participating in “SEMO Giving Day,” Nov. 27, in …


Ologie Conducting Brand Ambassador Training Sessions Dec. 12-13

Ologie Conducting Brand Ambassador Training Sessions Dec. 12-13

Faculty and staff are invited to participate in brand ambassador training with Ologie, the firm that helped launch Southeast’s “Will to Do” brand platform. Representatives will be on campus Dec. …


HLC Report Available for Kennett and Poplar Bluff Visits

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) carried out a Multi-Location Visit Oct. 29-30 to confirm the quality of Southeast's Kennett and Poplar Bluff locations. Multi-Location Visits take place every five years for institutions of our size. Findings from the visit indicated that these locations operate to a very high standard and are well-supported by the main campus. Please access the full report on the AQIP webpage here: https://semo.edu/aqip/.

Southeast to be Closed for Thanksgiving Break

Southeast to be Closed for Thanksgiving Break

Offices will be closed, and classes will not be in session as Southeast Missouri State University observes fall break and the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes will not be in session Nov. 19-23. University offices will be closed from 


Kent Library Announces Fall Break Hours

Kent Library will observe shortened hours during the University's Fall Break, Nov. 19-23. Kent Library's hours for Fall Break are as follows: today, Nov. 16: 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m.; Nov. 17-18: Closed. Nov. 19-20: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; Nov. 21: 8 a.m.-noon; Nov. 22-24: Closed; Nov. 25: 6 p.m.-midnight. For more information, visit https://library.semo.edu/about-us/hours/hours-calendar or call the library at (573) 651-2232.

University Center Announces Fall Break Hours

The University Center (UC) will observe shortened hours during the University’s Fall Break, Nov. 19-23. The UC's hours of operation will be as follows: 

• Friday, Nov. 16: 6:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m.;

• Saturday, Nov. 17: 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. 

• Sunday, Nov. 18: Closed. 

• Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 19-20: 6:30 a.m.-5 p.m.* 

• Wednesday, Nov. 21: 6:30 a.m.-noon* 

• Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 22-24: Closed. 

• Sunday, Nov. 25: 4-10:30 p.m.

*Event Services and Scheduling will also observe Fall Break hours Nov. 19-21, opening at 8 a.m. and closing with the University Center each day.

Center for Student Involvement Announces Fall Break Hours

The Center for Student Involvement (CSI) will observe shortened hours during the University’s Fall Break, Nov. 19-23. The CSI's hours of operation will be as follows: 

• Monday and Tuesday, Nov. 19-20: 8 a.m.-noon and 1-5 p.m. 

• Wednesday, Nov. 21: 8 a.m.-noon. 

• Thursday and Friday, Nov. 22-23: Closed.

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training Planned

The Southeast Prevention Resource Center is hosting Youth Mental Health First Aid trainings sessions. Participants can choose from one of two sessions and must register by the corresponding deadline: Monday, …


T-shirt Donations Needed for 2019 Transfer Pride Week

The second Annual Transfer Pride Week will be held in January. This annual week-long celebration supports Southeast’s transfer students and will include a variety of events on campus. One event will be a photo booth and T-shirt giveaway. The planning committee is currently asking for T-shirt donations from University offices and department that can support this event and provide students the opportunity to show their Southeast spirit. To donate T-shirts or any other Southeast gear, contact Allie Wisker at awisker@semo.edu.

Newswire to be Published Once Next Week

Due to the upcoming Thanksgiving break, the Newswire will only be distributed on Tuesday, Nov. 20, next week. Items to be considered for that edition should be submitted at http://news.semo.edu/newswire-submission-form/ by noon on Monday, Nov. 19. The Newswire will resume twice weekly distribution on Tuesday, Nov. 27. Items to be considered for that edition should be submitted by noon on Monday, Nov. 26.


IT, CSTL Announce Nov. 24 Deadline for Additions, Changes to SmartEvals

All Fall 2018 courses are automatically evaluated using SmartEvals, as is done during spring semesters. Students will be prompted to complete SmartEvals course evaluations Nov. 25-Dec. 9 for the second eight-week and full 16-week session. 



Applications Open for 2019 Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence

Applications and nominations for the 2019 Provost’s Awards for Teaching Excellence are now being accepted by the Provost’s Office. Awards are available across 12 categories this year. You can read more about these awards at https://semo.edu/provost/teacher-award.html. The deadline for submitting applications or nominations is March 1, 2019. 

Kent Library Announces Changes to 'My Library Account' Effective Nov. 19

To provide consistency of online experiences, Kent Library will move to single sign-on for the “My Library Account” beginning Monday, Nov. 19. This means that users can access their library accounts with their SE Key and password, the same as if logging into the portal, Moodle or Kent Library’s databases. If a user is already logged in to one of these sites, logging in to access the “My Library Account" will not be necessary. Contact the Kent Library Circulation Desk at circulationdesk@semo.edu or (573)-651-2232 with questions or concerns.

Volunteers Needed for Dec. 8 Robotics Competition at Southeast

Volunteers Needed for Dec. 8 Robotics Competition at Southeast

The College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics at Southeast Missouri State University is seeking volunteers to help as it hosts the sixth annual FIRST LEGO League (FLL) competition Dec. …


Southeast Biology Students Place Second at Midwest Drosophila Conference Poster Competition

Biology students Cole Bearden, Naomi Burr and Grace Boyum earned second place in the undergraduate poster competition at the Midwest Drosophila Conference Nov. 3-4 at Allerton Park, Illinois. Their presentation involved their research with Dr. Rebeccah Kurzhals, assistant professor of biology, investigating the role that different genetic backgrounds have on how cells respond to a type of DNA damage called telomere loss using Drosophila melanogaster, the common fruit fly, as the model. The students’ trophy was a coffee mug with a picture of a fruit fly that says “So Fly."

Closing the Loop Luncheon Nov. 26 for General Education Assessment

All faculty, staff and students are invited to join a Closing the Loop Luncheon on Monday, Nov. 26, from 1 to 2 p.m. in the University Center Indian Room. Participants will review student learning assessment data from across Southeast's general education program and consider how these data can serve as "actionable insight." Up to 40 guests can be accommodated at this session, which will be facilitated by Dr. Bethany Alden-Rivers, Dr. Sally Carter, Dr. Missy Nieveen Phegley and Jennifer Weiss. Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/general-education-assessment-closing-the-loop-luncheon-tickets-51586583861. Please contact baldenrivers@semo.edu with questions. 

Kent Library Announces November Reading Recs: 'Adaptations'

During November, the Kent Library staff is recommending "Adaptations" -- books that have been adapted into movies or TV shows or books that have been adapted from movies or television. This really means that every recommendation is a two-in-one. Is the book version always better? Great for relaxing over Fall Break. For more information, visit https://semo.libguides.com/reading-recs/.


‘Fall for Dance’ Returns to River Campus Nov. 15-18

‘Fall for Dance’ Continues This Weekend at River Campus

“Fall for Dance” takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. tonight and Saturday, Nov. 16-17, and 2 p.m. Nov. 18 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. …



Football Hosts Eastern Illinois in Final Game of the Regular Season Saturday

#23 Southeast Missouri plays host to Eastern Illinois in the Ohio Valley Conference Game of the Week on Saturday, Nov. 17. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Houck Field. All games are broadcast live on the radio at Real Rock 99.3 FM. Watch live on ESPN3. Live stats available at GoSoutheast.com. SEMO will honor its 15 seniors prior to kickoff.


Men’s Basketball Hits the Road for South Alabama Tournament

The Redhawk men’s basketball team will play three games in four days at the South Alabama Tournament in Mobile this weekend. Southeast Missouri faces Jacksonville today, Nov. 16, and Chattanooga on Saturday, Nov. 17, before squaring off against host South Alabama on Monday, Nov. 19. Friday and Monday’s games will be broadcast on Real Rock 99.3 FM. Saturday’s game will air on ESPN 1220 AM. Live stats for all games are available at USAJaguars.com. Video for Monday’s game is at ESPN+.


Gymnastics Hosts Intrasquad Meet Today

Southeast Missouri’s women’s gymnastics team will have an intrasquad meet today, Nov. 16. Start time is 4:30 p.m. at Parker Hall.

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