Wednesday, March 3, 2021

CAMPUS

Southeast Alumnus’ ‘Bloom’ Sculpture Installed at Hutson Greenhouse

Southeast Alumnus’ ‘Bloom’ Sculpture Installed at Hutson Greenhouse

“Bloom,” a stainless-steel work of art by Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Tim Godlove, now welcomes students and visitors to the Charles Hutson Horticulture Greenhouse and the Charles Nemanick Alternative Agriculture Garden, just off Bertling Street on the north end of Southeast’s campus. The two eight-foot pieces symbolize the beauty of nature and have been made from material of skyscrapers, …

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Two Southeast Alumnae Named Missouri Outstanding Beginning Teachers

Two Southeast Alumnae Named Missouri Outstanding Beginning Teachers

Two Southeast Missouri State University alumnae were recognized March 27 as Missouri Outstanding Beginning Teachers at the spring conference of the Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE). Chasity Papenberg, a Waterloo, Illinois native, and a sixth-grade English language arts teacher at Central Middle School in Cape Girardeau, and Kylie Zurek Downie of Rock Falls, Illinois, a fourth-grade teacher …

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Tree Planting to Honor University's Century of Service to Rotary

Tree Planting to Honor University's Century of Service to Rotary

On the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Rotary in Cape Girardeau and in recognition of the service of all University Rotarians, a black gum tree will be planted in front of Academic Hall at 10 a.m. on Friday, April 5. The tree, which produces Redhawk-red fall foliage, will commemorate 100 years of dedicated and selfless service to Rotary by the University's faculty, staff, administration and alumni. A plaque from the Rotary Club of Cape Girardeau and the Rotary Club of Cape Girardeau-West will accompany the tree. The campus community is invited to the tree planting.

Southeast Serves Now Accepting Volunteers for Big Impact Day of Service

The Southeast community is invited to participate in the Big Impact Day of Service, hosted by Southeast Serves on Saturday, April 13. The day begins with a Launch Party and light breakfast at 9 a.m. on Academic Terraces. Service projects will start at 10 a.m. and will take place both on and off campus, with several different shifts available. A variety of service projects are available, including park cleanup and plarning (making plastic bag yarn) for the homeless. The day concludes with a Landing Party and a celebratory Drop-In Event from 3-5 p.m. on Academic Terraces. To sign up for  service projects and for more information, visit semo.edu/serve or signup.com/go/HbQSXw.

Residence Life Now Accepting Move-In Day Volunteers

The Office of Residence Life is accepting volunteers to assist with Move-In Day 2019 on Aug. 15. The success of Move-In Day is made possible with the help and support of students, faculty and staff volunteers. To register, visit semo.edu/residencelife/arrival. Members of a student organization or a University department can volunteer together by having the group's coordinator register everyone at the same time. The name of the volunteer, Southeast ID, T-shirt size and email address is required for registration. For more information, contact Allie Wisker at awisker@semo.edu.

SE Alerts System, Tornado Warning Sirens Being Tested Wednesday

Southeast will test its tornado warning siren system and SE Alerts notification system at noon on Wednesday, April 3. Both systems are tested regularly at noon on the first Wednesday of each month. Those on or near campus can expect to hear the sirens sound outside at noon after a verbal alert that “this is a test,” and students in …

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EMPLOYEE

MOSERS Pre-Retirement Seminars Planned April 24-25

MOSERS Retirement Seminars will be held in the University Center's Ballroom B from 1-4 p.m. on Wednesday, April 24, and in the University Center's Program Lounge from 8:30-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 25. Both sessions are identical, and the seminar is for all employees who are considering retirement in the near future. Spouses are welcome and encouraged to attend. To register for either the Wednesday or Thursday session, employees should register through the MOSERS website at https://www.mosers.org/Log-In.aspx by Tuesday, April 16. For more information regarding the seminar, contact the Office of Human Resources at (573) 986-7365. 

SmartEvals Schedule Announced

Faculty special requests are now being accepted for SmartEvals' spring 2019 second eight-week courses. Requests may be submitted at http://whd.semo.edu. Choose Moodle>SmartEvals, then select request type. Special requests include adding more questions, aggregating courses for a combined evaluation, handling teaching assistant sections separately, and using a chairperson requested departmental evaluation. The eight-week course deadline for faculty special requests is April 8-18. Student access will run April 21-May 3. For the 2019 calendar year SmartEvals deadlines and events, visit https://semo.edu/it/AcaTech/. For more information, contact LMSadmin@semo.edu.

'Take-Away Friday' Continues April 5 with 'The First Year of SupportNET'

The Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (CSTL) continues the "Take-Away Friday" series of faculty development presentations at noon April 5 in the Jean Ann Whitaker Model Classroom in the EDvolution Center, Scully Room 209. Verona Lambert, enrollment management systems administrator, presents "The First Year of SupportNET." Lambert will discuss lessons learned, uses developed and future developments of this tool after its first year of implementation at Southeast. To register, visit https://cstl.semo.edu/event

Faculty and Staff Portrait Day is April 4

The next Portrait Day is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. April 4 on the third floor of Kent Library for faculty and staff members wishing to have a portrait-style photograph taken for departmental Web pages or other publications. No appointments are necessary. The last Portrait Day this semester will be May 1, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Magill Hall second floor lounge. 

ACADEMIC

Fisher Honored by School Administrators Association

Fisher Honored by School Administrators Association

Dr. Rita Fisher, director of the Southeast Regional Professional Development Center (RPDC) at Southeast Missouri State University, recently was honored by the Missouri Association of School Administrators (MASA) for her service to public education. Fisher was one of eight former educators to receive the association’s Outstanding Emeritus Educator Award at the MASA Spring Conference March 27 at Lake Ozark, Missouri. …

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Internationally Renowned Gerontology Expert to Present Keynote at Gerontology Conference

Dr. John Morley, an internationally recognized expert in gerontology, will be the keynote speaker at the “A Bold New Path to Disrupt Aging: A Gerontology Conference for Professionals” May 3 in Cape Girardeau. Morley is the Dammert Professor of Gerontology and director of the Division of Geriatric Medicine, both at Saint Louis University Medical Center. He will present the keynote …

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Academic Technologies' Padlet Offers Ways to Increase Learning

Need to spice up your class? Try the proven technology solutions posted by Southeast faculty located on Academic Technologies' Padlet at https://semo.edu/it/AcaTech/. Join the Academic Technology Community by using the form to share a technology related software, hardware or other item to be used in teaching. For more information, contact Martha Henckell at mhenckell@semo.edu

Kent Library Announces April Reading Recs: 'Creativity'

Trying to be more creative? This month, Kent Library is recommending books about starting or improving your creative practice, examples of the lives and processes of creative people, and even some fiction about the impact of creative work. For more information, visit https://semo.libguides.com/reading-recs.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

'Spring Into Dance' Featuring Original Choreography at River Campus

'Spring Into Dance' Featuring Original Choreography at River Campus

Experience the exciting and beautiful performances of The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance’s annual “Spring into Dance” at 7:30 p.m. April 4-6 and 2 p.m. April 7 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. “Spring into Dance” will feature Southeast students performing original dance pieces in a variety of styles, …

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Music Student Recognized in Young Artist Competition

Last weekend, Joshua Guehring, a freshman bassoon major from St. Louis, Missouri, competed in the collegiate division of the Midwest Double Reed Society Young Artist Competition and was recognized with an Honorable Mention. This was the first time a Southeast student has participated in this competition. 

50th Anniversary of Man on the Moon Focus of Crisp Museum’s ‘Historic Tuesday Talk’ April 2

50th Anniversary of Man on the Moon Focus of Crisp Museum’s ‘Historic Tuesday Talk’ Tonight

The 50th anniversary of “Man on the Moon” will be the topic of tonight's “Historic Tuesday Talk” at 7 p.m. in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. Gary Tyler, outreach specialist at the museum, will give the presentation, which is free and open to the public. The late …

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Free 'Steel Drum Band' Concert April 5

The Southeast Steel Drum Band will perform a free concert from 5-7 p.m. April 5 outside of the Cultural Arts Center at the River Campus. Visitors are encouraged to bring a lawn chair and enjoy the music while participating in First Friday with the Arts activities at the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum or before attending The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance’s annual “Spring into Dance” at 7:30 p.m.

Annual Juried Student Exhibition Opens April 5

Annual Juried Student Exhibition Opens April 5

“The Annual Juried Student Exhibition” will be displayed in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus April 5-21. An opening reception for the exhibiting students is scheduled for 4-8 p.m. April 5 and is open to the public. The awards ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. in the John and …

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Annual Salon des Refusés Exhibition Features Student Artwork

Annual Salon des Refusés Exhibition Features Student Artwork

The Southeast Missouri State University River Campus Art Gallery will hold its annual “Salon des Refusés” exhibition, featuring original Southeast student artwork. The exhibition will be on display from April 3-12 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. on April 5. The “Salon des Refusés” runs concurrently with the Annual Juried Student Exhibition displayed in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. …

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Catapult Exhibit Pays Tribute to Young Victims of Gun Violence

“Faces Not Forgotten,” an exhibit that pays tribute to the victims of gun violence, will be on display April 5-25 at Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House. An opening reception is scheduled for Friday, April 5, from 5-9 p.m. in the Catapult Creative House Gallery. Attendees are welcome to tour the entire Catapult facilities, including the Southeast Missouri State …

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‘Good Negroes’ Catapult Exhibit Examines Acceptance of Blacks in Public Spaces

“Good Negroes,” an exhibition of prints and mixed media by Terrell Carter, will be on display April 5-25 at Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House. Carter is a former St. Louis police officer and adjunct instructor at St. Louis Community College. His work highlights racial divisions following the shootings of Trayvon Martin, Michael Brown and others in which police …

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Catapult Exhibit to Highlight Clothing from Survivors of Sexual Violence

Catapult Exhibit to Highlight Clothing from Survivors of Sexual Violence

An exhibition of clothing from survivors of sexual violence, including personal narratives from victims, will be on display April 5-25 at Southeast Missouri State University’s Catapult Creative House. The exhibit, titled “What Were You Wearing? A Survivor Art Installation,” is sponsored by the Campus Violence Prevention Program and Redhawks Rising, a student organization for survivors. An opening reception is scheduled …

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Crisp Museum Hosting ‘3D Forms’ Make and Take Activity During April 5-6

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus will host a “3D Forms: Optical Illusions” Make and Take Activity as part of Cape Girardeau’s First Friday with the Arts activities April 5 from 4-8 p.m. The event will be repeated on Saturday, April 6, from 1-4 p.m. The public is invited to …

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REDHAWKS

Baseball Hosts Missouri State Tonight

The Redhawks baseball team opens a four-game home stand when it hosts in-state rival Missouri State University tonight. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. Tonight's game also features a free tailgate. All games are broadcast live on the radio at ESPN 1220 AM. Live stats available at GoSoutheast.com.

12th Annual Cindy Gannon Walk for Women is April 13

The 12th Annual Cindy Gannon Walk for Women is scheduled for Saturday, April 13 at Houck Field House. Check-in is at 9 a.m. with the walk to follow at 9:30 a.m. Breakfast will be provided. There will also be door prizes, face painting and inflatables as well as a meet-and-greet with Redhawk student-athletes. For more information, visit https://walkforwomen.semo.edu.

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