Tuesday, March 9, 2021

CAMPUS

Southeast Student Gaining Political Insights in Sen. Blunt's D.C. Office

Southeast Student Gaining Political Insights in Sen. Blunt's D.C. Office

Erika Bone is rubbing elbows with lawmakers in the nation’s capital this summer, learning the vital role of constituent relations, as she charts a future career in campaigns and public policy. Bone is interning in the Washington, D.C., office of U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt of Missouri, building on previous experiences she gained working in his Cape Girardeau office. “This is …

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Southeast Hosting LaunchU Business Startup Training June 28-July 19

Southeast Hosting LaunchU Business Startup Training June 28-July 19

The Economic and Business Engagement Center at Southeast Missouri State University will host a LaunchU class this summer for aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs. Enrollment is now open for the next LaunchU, sponsored by EboMD, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. on Fridays from June 28-July19 at the Economic and Business Engagement Center at 920 Broadway in Cape Girardeau. LaunchU is a hands-on …

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EMPLOYEE

Farewell Reception June 20 for Alden-Rivers

Dr. Bethany Alden-Rivers, associate provost for academic effectiveness and student success, is leaving Southeast effective June 30. She has accepted a new position at Lindenwood University. She will be honored at a farewell reception on Thursday, June 20, from 2:30-4 p.m. in the Academic Hall Dome Room. The campus community is invited to attend.

LGBTQ+ Employee Alliance Pride Month Social June 21

Join the LGBTQ+ Employee Alliance to celebrate June's LGBT Pride month at a social June 21 at 4:30 p.m. at Minglewood. Employees (community members and allies) are invited to engage with one another, support our LGBTQ+ community and discuss future initiatives for the Alliance in an informal setting. To stay informed of LGBTQ+ events, subscribe to the Alliance newslist at https://bit.ly/2KKf9AP.

Tecktalk Features Technology and Teaching Series, Part 3

Tecktalk Features Technology and Teaching Series, Part 3

Academic Technology has recently published a new article, infographic and video to the TechTalk Blog available at https://itblogs.semo.edu. The third article from the Technology and Teaching series, “6 Pros of Using Technology in the Classroom,” is quickly broken down in a two-minute read. Teaching with technology is a big change from teaching without it. “It’s 2019 – Do we Still …

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ACADEMIC

Southeast Faculty Member Teaches Logic, Philosophy at Buddhist Monastery

Southeast Faculty Member Teaches Logic, Philosophy at Buddhist Monastery

Dr. Hamner Hill, interim dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Southeast Missouri State University, recently spent a week teaching logic and philosophy of science courses to Tibetan Buddhist monks at the Drepung Loseling Buddhist Monastery in Mungod, India. Hill was a part of a faculty team for the Emory-Tibet Science Initiative, a project supported by Tibetan’s …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

River Campus Summer Productions of 'Newsies' Continue

The 2019 River Campus Summer Arts Festival productions of "Newsies" continue this month. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. tonight, June 19, and June 20-22. A matinee performance is slated for 2 p.m. June 23. Based on a Disney movie from 1992 and inspired by a true story, “Newsies” portrays a newsboy Jack Kelly, who convinces fellow newsies from across New York City to strike against the rich publishers about unfair conditions against teenage newsboys. The story takes place at the turn of the century and is appropriate for family audiences. Tickets are $20 for adults and $18 for senior citizens. Tickets are on sale now and may be purchased by contacting the River Campus Box Office, located in the Cultural Arts Center, 518 S. Fountain St., weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., by calling (573) 651-2265 or by visiting RiverCampus.org

REDHAWKS

Athletics Celebrates Another Strong Academic Year

Southeast Missouri's Department of Athletics celebrated another strong year in the classroom during the 2018-2019 campaign. A total of 229 individuals achieved a 3.0 or higher grade point average (GPA) this past academic year, equating to 67.7 percent of the entire student-athlete population. Forty-five of those student-athletes recorded perfect 4.0 GPAs.

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Jason Owens Joins Men's Basketball Coaching Staff

Southeast Missouri hired Jason Owens as an assistant men's basketball coach on Monday, June 17. Owens joins the Redhawks after working two years as an assistant coach on Kim Anderson's staff at Pittsburg State.

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Athletics Hall of Fame Nominations Open

Nominations are being accepted for the Southeast Missouri Athletics Hall of Fame. All nominations must be submitted by mail, e-mail at redhawk1@me.com, or online at GoSoutheast.com on the official nomination form. Anyone can submit nominations to the Southeast Athletics Hall of Fame.

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Anderson Named Fastpitch News Honorable Mention All-American

Fastpitch News (FPN) released its 2019 FPN NCAA Division I All-America selections on Friday, June 14. Southeast Missouri center fielder Rachel Anderson was one of 25 players who earned honorable mention accolades.

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36th Annual Kohlfeld Distributing Charlie Brune Classic is June 28

Southeast Missouri Athletics will hold its 36th Annual Kohlfeld Distributing Charlie Brune Golf Classic on Friday, June 28, at Cape Girardeau Country Club. Registration includes food, drinks, golf, mulligans, a pullover and hat. Morning and afternoon flights are available. Morning tee time is 7:30 a.m. Afternoon tee time is 1:30 p.m. To register and for more information, click here.

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