Tuesday, March 9, 2021

CAMPUS

NSA, DHS Name Southeast a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

NSA, DHS Name Southeast a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education

The National Security Agency (NSA) and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have designated Southeast Missouri State as a National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense Education (CAE-CDE) through 2024. The announcement makes Southeast one of only three four-year institutions in Missouri to hold this designation and one of just 250 nationally. The designation follows an application process …

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Tree Planting Honors University’s Century of Service to Rotary

Tree Planting Honors University’s Century of Service to Rotary

Southeast Missouri State University celebrated the 100th anniversary of Rotary in Cape Girardeau and the service of all University Rotarians during the past century with a tree planting April 5 on the front lawn of Academic Hall. A black gum tree was planted and a decorative stone and plaque next to it were unveiled marking the partnership the University and …

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Making an Impact Focus of Southeast Greek Week 2019

Making an Impact Focus of Southeast Greek Week 2019

Southeast Missouri State University is celebrating Greek Week 2019 through April 14 with a series of events expected to unite the Greek community as it focuses on mutual respect, spirit, character and sportsmanship while making a difference on campus and in the community. “Greek Week is about the lasting impact left,” said Zack Koeller, director of Greek Week.  “One chapter alone has …

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McGill Honored with Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education

McGill Honored with Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education

Dr. Jim McGill, professor of chemistry and director of the Jane Stephens Honors Program at Southeast Missouri State University, was honored with the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education April 4 at the Council on Public Higher Education (COPHE) Awards Luncheon in Jefferson City, Missouri. “Receiving the Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education makes me feel thankful,” McGill said. “I …

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Nominations for 2019 President's Leadership Academy Due April 12

Southeast Leadership Programs is currently accepting nominations of students whom faculty and/or staff have witnessed in leadership roles and who demonstrate important leadership qualities to form part of the highly selective President’s Leadership Academy (PLA). As the top tier of the Southeast Leadership Programs, PLA is a University-funded weekly class during fall semester for Southeast’s most outstanding 15 – 20 …

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Facilities Management Addressing Decreased Cooling Capacity on North Campus

Facilities Management is reporting a decrease in building cooling capacity for the majority of the buildings on the north side of campus. The chilled water system is currently operating with one smaller chiller. The larger chiller is down for major pump repairs, which keeps it from operating or producing chilled water. Facilities Management anticipates to have full repairs made and …

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N. Fountain Street, Broadway to Bellevue to be Closed Wednesday Morning

Boulder Construction will be closing North Fountain Street between Broadway and Bellevue from 6-9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 10. Detours will be in place. Motorists are asked to use caution in the area.

EMPLOYEE

University Marketing Offering Brand and Social Media Training April 18

University Marketing is offering University brand and social media training from 11 a.m. to noon on April 18 in the University Center Redhawks Room. University faculty and staff are invited to this workshop designed to help understand how to strategically market their programs. Registration is available through Skillsoft

'Take-Away Friday' Continues April 12 with 'Collegiality'

The Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning continues the "Take-Away Friday" series of faculty development presentations at noon April 12 in the EDvolution Center, Scully Room 209. Carl Hess, assistant professor and information literacy librarian at Southeast, and Dr. Susan Davis, associate professor of early childhood and elementary education, present "Collegiality." Hess and Davis will discuss what collegiality is, what it means, what it looks like at Southeast, and what your responsibility is as a part of it. To register, visit https://cstl.semo.edu/event

ACADEMIC

136 Southeast Students Presenting Projects at Annual Student Research Conference

136 Southeast Students Presenting Projects at Annual Student Research Conference

Southeast Missouri State University senior Mareea Gaines of Edwardsville, Illinois, plans to illustrate the global effects of coral bleaching at the annual Student Research Conference April 17-18 in the University Center Ballroom. Gaines, a psychology major, says the conference is an excellent way to gain research experience and to build her public speaking skills. She says she hopes her project …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Crisp Museum Celebrating National Poetry Month with Open Mic Night April 11

Crisp Museum Celebrating National Poetry Month with Open Mic Night April 11

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting a Poetry Open Mic Night Thursday, April 11, to celebrate National Poetry Month. Open Mic Night is scheduled from 7-10 p.m. and is free and open to the public of all ages. Community members are invited to take the stage and showcase …

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Pop Culture's Influence on Food Topic of April 11 'After Hours'

"Passport to Flavortown," a discussion about the influence of pop culture on food, will be the focus of the April 11 installment of the "After Hours: Conversations on Art and Culture" series at Southeast's Catapult Creative House. Chef Lisa Essmeyer, instructor of hospitality management, will talk about her passion for food, wine, art and music. She believes that cooking is an art and visual presentation is important to the dining experience. The lecture is scheduled for 7 p.m. in the classroom at Catapult, 612 Broadway in downtown Cape Girardeau. This event is free and open to the public.

Discount Faculty and Staff Tickets Available for 'Rupert Brooke'

Discount tickets are available for "Rupert Brooke: The Life and Works of a World War I Poet," a musical docudrama featuring readings from Brooke’s poems by Paul Thompson and a new musical score by Southeast professor of composition, Dr. Robert Fruehwald at the River Campus at 7:30 p.m. April 11. 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. A valid faculty or staff ID must be presented when purchasing.

REDHAWKS

Baseball Opens Five-Game Road Stretch Today

Southeast Missouri's baseball team begins a five-game road stretch when it visits Saint Louis University for a midweek match-up Tuesday, April 9 at 6 p.m. All games are broadcast live on the radio at ESPN 1220 AM. Live stats available at SLUBillikens.com.

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Softball Travels to UT Martin

The Redhawk softball team travels to the University of Tennessee at Martin for a midweek doubleheader on Wednesday, April 10 at 4 p.m. Live stats available at UTMSports.com.

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Spring Football Game is Saturday

Southeast Missouri's football team concludes its spring drills with its annual spring game on Saturday, April 13. The game is set for 2 p.m. at Houck Field. There will be a free tailgate sponsored by Wings Etc. and Kohlfeld Distributing. The football team will also receive its 2018 NCAA Playoff Rings.

12th Annual Cindy Gannon Walk for Women is Saturday

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.

Athletics Hosts HAWKSPYs Awards Show

Southeast Missouri's Department of Athletics hosted the 2019 HAWKSPYs Student-Athlete Awards Ceremony sponsored by Cape Trails on Monday, April 8. The sixth annual awards show was produced by SEMO's Student Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC).

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Redhawks Sweep OVC Softball Weekly Honors for First Time in Nine Years

Southeast Missouri swept the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) weekly softball honors for the first time in nine years on Monday, April 8. Junior Rachel Anderson was named OVC Player of the Week and senior Haley Thogmartin was voted OVC Pitcher of the Week unanimously.

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