Wednesday, March 3, 2021

CAMPUS

Southeast Awarded $228,400 NSF Grant to Acquire Powder X-ray Diffractometer

Southeast Awarded $228,400 NSF Grant to Acquire Powder X-ray Diffractometer

Southeast Missouri State University has been awarded a $228,400 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to purchase a powder X-ray diffractometer (PXRD) for students and faculty to analyze the structure of and identify unknown solid materials.  The equipment will enhance Southeast’s structural science capabilities and be used by students and faculty in chemistry, physics, agriculture and historic preservation. “The application process …

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Southeast Student Exploring Effects of Climate Change on Mosquitoes at Tyson Research Center

Southeast Student Exploring Effects of Climate Change on Mosquitoes at Tyson Research Center

It’s that time of year when pesky mosquitoes can take a bite out of summer. But Southeast Missouri State University sophomore Delilah Sayer isn’t letting that deter her from learning more about the insect at Washington University’s Tyson Research Center where she’s examining climate change’s impact on parasite prevalence in mosquitoes' and their ability to transmit disease. Sayer, an environmental …

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Southeast Grad Paving Accounting Career at KPMG

Southeast Grad Paving Accounting Career at KPMG

Nate Jones said he had a singular focus when he chose accounting as his major at Southeast Missouri State University. “I wanted a job,” said the May 2019 graduate of Southeast who is an audit intern this summer with KPMG in downtown St. Louis, Missouri. “I’ve always loved business, and I felt that accounting was the best major to help …

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Southeast Alumna and Educator Travels to Dominican Republic for Cultural Exchange

Southeast Alumna and Educator Travels to Dominican Republic for Cultural Exchange

Southeast Missouri State University alumna Erica Robbins is always looking for unique opportunities that can broaden her own and her students’ cultural competency and education. Robbins, a 2005 Southeast graduate with a Bachelor of Science in Education, elementary and early childhood education, teaches “Introduction to Foreign Languages” at Jackson Middle School in Jackson, Missouri. When the opportunity arose to travel …

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Counseling and Disability Services Moves to New Location in Crisp Hall

Counseling and Disability Services has moved to its new location in the newly renovated Rosemary Berkel Crisp Hall of Nursing in Rooms 201 and 202. All services and resources are now available in their new location. For more information or to schedule an appointment, visit Crisp Hall Room 201 and 202 or call (573) 651-5927.

Booth Space Still Available for Welcome Back Picnic

Booth Space Still Available for Welcome Back Picnic

One of the great traditions of Southeast Missouri State University is the annual Welcome Back Picnic. Plans are well underway to launch another successful event on Sunday, Aug. 18, from 4-6 p.m. in the Show Me Center. New Student Programs is extending an invitation to University departments to welcome new and returning students to the Cape Girardeau and Southeast Missouri …

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Table Space Still Available for New Student Move-In Day

The Office of Residence Life invites the campus community to participate in New Student Move-In Day on Thursday, Aug. 15. To reserve a table in the Student Recreation Center, University departments or student organizations may register by email at residencelife@semo.eduPlease include the organization’s name, a contact person with their email address and phone number, as well as any special accommodations, such as an electrical outlet. The Move-In Day event will be from 6 a.m.–2 p.m. Please allow time for set up prior to 6 a.m., or set up the day before, Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 4-6 p.m.

ACADEMIC

Southeast Awarded $8,275 Grant from DENSO for STEM Education

Southeast Awarded $8,275 Grant from DENSO for STEM Education

The Department of Engineering and Technology at Southeast Missouri State University has received a $8,275 one-year grant from the world’s second largest mobility supplier DENSO for programs focused on science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The grant, which is made possible by the company’s philanthropic arm, DENSO North America Foundation (DNAF), is one of 26 grants awarded by DENSO in …

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Remind Students to Return Summer Rented Textbooks by Aug. 5

Faculty and staff are asked to remind students to return summer semester rented textbooks no later than 4 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, to avoid additional charges. Books must be returned to Textbook Rental located in Kent Library Room 123. Hours of operation are 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Textbook Rental's after hours door drop slot will be available from 4 p.m. today, July 31, until 8 a.m. Aug. 5.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Getting to Know an Intuitive’ Presentation Aug. 1

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting a presentation of “Getting to Know an Intuitive” Aug. 1 as part of the Museum’s book study discussion of “The Spirit Almanac: A Modern Guide to Ancient Self-Care” by Emma Loewe and Lindsay Kellner. The talk will be presented by Malinda McLain at 7 p.m. …

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Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Weaving Wall Hangers’ Make and Take Activity Aug. 2-3

Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Weaving Wall Hangers’ Make and Take Activity Aug. 2-3

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus will host a “Weaving Wall Hangers” Make and Take Activity as part of Cape Girardeau’s First Friday with the Arts activities Aug. 2 from 4-8 p.m. The event will be repeated on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 1-4 p.m. The public is invited to attend, and admission …

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REDHAWKS

Powderly and Morrill Strengthen Passion to Serve During Trip to Honduras

Southeast Missouri student-athletes Grace Powderly and Claire Morrill, both biomedical science majors, spent a week in Honduras undertaking various tasks to assist communities abroad this summer.

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Hall and Wilkerson Land on Talented 2019 STATS Preseason All-America Team

The STATS FCS Preseason All-America Team blankets the nation. The stellar team announced on Tuesday, July 30, goes three squads deep and features 98 players from 60 schools with at least three selections from all 13 FCS conferences. Linebacker Zach Hall and wide receiver Kristian Wilkerson represented Southeast Missouri on this year’s team.

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Reynolds Named to Inaugural FCS Punter of the Year Preseason Watch List

Southeast Missouri junior Jake Reynolds was one of 28 punters named to the inaugural 2019 Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) Punter of the Year Award Preseason Watch List. The Augusta Sports Council, based in Augusta, Georgia, presents the award.

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Football Radio Show Airs at Wings Etc. on Mondays During 2019 Season

Southeast Missouri's football radio show will be on Mondays at Wings Etc. beginning Aug. 26. A total of 13 shows are scheduled during the upcoming 2019 season.

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