Tuesday, March 9, 2021

CAMPUS

Southeast Students Earn AB Better World Scholarships

Southeast Students Earn AB Better World Scholarships

Five Southeast Missouri State University students were recently awarded $5,000 Anheuser-Busch (AB) Better World Scholarships and were recognized during the Salute to Excellence in Education Scholarship and Awards Gala held Sept. 21 at America’s Ballroom in St. Louis, Missouri. The Anheuser-Busch Better World Scholarships recognize college juniors or seniors from the St. Louis area studying mechanical, electrical, industrial and chemical …

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SEEDS Symposium to Explore Regional Economic Development Sept. 26 at Southeast

SEEDS Symposium to Explore Regional Economic Development Sept. 26 at Southeast

Current economic development issues affecting communities throughout southeast Missouri will be highlighted at the Harrison College of Business and Computing’s Southeast Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Symposium (SEEDS) Sept. 26 at Southeast Missouri State University. The symposium is scheduled for 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and is free and open to the public. The day’s events will feature guest speakers and professionals …

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Enrollment Services Vendors Presenting on Campus

Three vendors will be making campus presentations in the upcoming weeks to discuss solutions to support the University’s strategic enrollment planning process, "Enhancing Recruitment and Student Success." An RFP was issued in July, and three proposals were received. The University solicited these proposals to explore solutions to enhance student search and lead management, application marketing, strategic enrollment planning, program prioritization …

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Admissions Announces Recruitment Events 2019-2020

Admissions Announces Recruitment Events 2019-2020

The Office of Admissions at Southeast Missouri State University has announced its recruitment events for 2019-2020. 

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Interactive Presentation Oct. 1 to Explore History of LGBT Movement for Equal Rights 

"Persistence & Pride: The LGBT Movement for Equal Rights in America" will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 1 in the University Center Indian Room. Students, faculty, staff and community members are welcome to this interactive presentation on the history of the LGBT movement for equal rights to be given by Dr. Courtney Kisat, Southeast associate professor of history, and Amber Moyers, president of Cape Pride Inc. For more information, email ckisat@semo.edu

EMPLOYEE

New Institutional Review Board Human Subjects Training Requirements Announced

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Human Research Protections has issued updated guidelines for research involving human subjects. These new guidelines, referred to as the Revised Common Rule, sometimes referred to as the Final Rule, went into effect on Jan. 21. The Revised Common Rule updates terminology and reduces some of the regulatory burden on Institutional …

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Accounts Payable Hosting Chrome River Open Lab Sept. 25

The Accounts Payable Department is offering an open lab on Chrome River for faculty and staff from 2-4 p.m. Sept. 25 in Dempster Hall Room 003. Faculty and staff are welcome to use this lab to ask questions, obtain assistance with Chrome River reports and meet the University's Chrome River team.

'Take-Away Friday' Continues Sept. 27 with 'Responsive Casting'

The Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (CSTL) continues the 'Take-Away Friday' series of faculty development presentations at noon Sept. 27 in the Jean Ann Whitaker Model Classroom in the EDvolution Center, Scully Room 209. "Responsive Casting" will be presented by Bart Williams, assistant professor of theatre. Modern theatre direction regularly balances inclusivity issues such as color-blind vs. color-conscious casting, gender fluidity and differently-abled in both professional development for students and in focused activism. This session discusses how directors approach these issues. This session counts towards the certificate in Culturally Responsive Teaching. To register, visit https://cstl.semo.edu/event.

First Meeting of Re-activated Southeast AAUP Chapter Scheduled for Oct. 1

Southeast's Chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) was recently reactivated following a reorganizational meeting on Sept. 10. The following officers were elected: President: Dr. Marcus Bond, professor of chemistry; Vice-President: Dr. Christina Ragain, associate professor of chemistry; Secretary-Treasurer: Dr. David Cunningham, associate professor of chemistry; Members-at-Large: Dr. Peggy Hill, professor of physics, and Dr. Sarah Shaner, assistant …

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Center for Writing Excellence Presents WID Lunch Workshop Oct. 3

The Center for Writing Excellence announces the first workshop for the 2019 Writing in the Disciplines (WID) program. "Now You’re Writing My Language: WID and Second Language Writers," presented by Dr. Sarah Dietrich, assistant professor of English, will be held from noon-2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 3, in the University Center Heritage Room. This interdisciplinary event is open to all faculty, and lunch will be provided. For more information and to register, contact Jennifer Weiss, coordinator of the Center for Writing Excellence, at jlweiss@semo.edu.

Employee Wellness Screening and Health Fair Oct. 22-23

Southeast’s Recreation Services, in collaboration with Human Resource, will host the 2019 Employee Wellness Screening and Fair from 6-10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, and Wednesday, Oct. 23, in the Student Recreation Center East Gym. Services such as basic blood analysis, bone density scans, blood pressure screenings, body composition, hernia screenings and more will be available to all employees. Prostate-specific antigen …

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ACADEMIC

Southeast Students Experience Outdoor Adventure in Colorado

Southeast Students Experience Outdoor Adventure in Colorado

Eight Southeast Missouri State University students recently took a 12-day adventure trip to Buena Vista, Colorado, to explore interpersonal skills and self-discipline while rock climbing, whitewater rafting, backpacking and mountaineering. Students earned academic credit in the outdoor adventure education course (RC 350) while gaining interpersonal skills through teamwork as they engaged in a variety of group activities, said Dr. Thomas …

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Kent Library Hosting Banned Books Week Photo Booth Today

Banned Books Week is an annual event honoring the importance of free and open access to information. Celebrate the freedom to read by taking part in a banned and challenged books photo booth today, Sept. 24, in Kent Library from 2-4 p.m. The booth will be near the Circulation Desk. 

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

‘The Three Musketeers’ to Bring Intrigue, Treachery, Love in Epic Tale to Bedell Stage

‘The Three Musketeers’ to Bring Intrigue, Treachery, Love in Epic Tale to Bedell Stage

A tale of heroism, treachery, close escapes, and above all, honor, “The Three Musketeers” will delight audiences in this great coming-of-age story and romantic adventure Sept. 25-29 at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. The talented professionals and students of The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance will bring to life this masterful hit play adapted from the …

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Artist Brigham Dimick to Exhibit Two-Dimensional Assemblages in River Campus Art Gallery

Artist Brigham Dimick to Exhibit Two-Dimensional Assemblages in River Campus Art Gallery

Mixed media artist Brigham Dimick, known for creating two-dimensional assemblages, will exhibit his work in the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus Art Gallery in October and November. The exhibit opens on Oct. 4 with a reception planned for 5-7 p.m. An artist’s talk is scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Oct. 5. The exhibit will remain on display through Nov. 8. …

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Crisp Museum Hosting History Events, Guest Speaker During Cape Girardeau Heritage Days Oct. 5-6

Crisp Museum Hosting History Events, Guest Speaker During Cape Girardeau Heritage Days Oct. 5-6

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is presenting history events in conjunction with Cape Girardeau’s Heritage Days Oct. 5 and 6. The Crisp Museum will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. both days. These events are free and open to the public. Visitors can learn about the Mississippian first peoples; …

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Crisp Museum Hosting 'Little Feather Gourd Basket' Workshops Oct. 12

Crisp Museum Hosting 'Little Feather Gourd Basket' Workshops Oct. 12

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting “Little Feather Gourd Basket” workshops Oct. 12 at 1 and 2:30 p.m. This event is free for ages 5-10, and is open to the public. Supplies will be provided. A preregistration fee of $5 is due by Oct. 5. During the workshop, …

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Southeast Music Faculty Member, Students Attend 2019 International Trombone Festival

Southeast Music Faculty Member, Students Attend 2019 International Trombone Festival

Three Southeast music students, Josey Paar, Luke McFall and Levi Smith, recently accompanied Dr. Joseph Jefferson, assistant professor of trombone/euphonium and director of Southeast’s Jazz Studies, to the International Trombone Festival in Muncie, Indiana. They met prominent performers and attended clinics and performances that motivated and inspired their development as musicians. Additionally, Jefferson presented his research, "Sacred African Music - …

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REDHAWKS

Football Ranked #23 in STATS Media Poll

Southeast Missouri's football team, which is idle this week, remained #23 in the STATS FCS Media Poll released on Monday, Sept. 23. The Redhawks dropped to #26 in the American Football Coaches Association FCS Coaches Poll.

Volleyball Wins Beale Street Challenge

The Redhawk volleyball team won its second tournament of the season with a 3-0 record at the Memphis Beale Street Challenge on Friday- Saturday, Sept. 20-21. Southeast defeated the University of Toledo, 3-1, swept the University of North Alabama, 3-0, and upended host University of Memphis, 3-1. The Tigers were one of five undefeated teams in the nation when the Redhawks handed them their first loss.

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Volleyball Opens Conference Play This Week

Southeast Missouri's volleyball team, which is on a four-match winning streak, opens Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) play this week. The Redhawks host the University of Tennessee-Martin in their annual "Houck Filled House" event tonight, Sept. 24. Start time is 6 p.m. at Houck Field House. Video for tonight's match is available at ESPN+. Live stats can be accessed at GoSoutheast.com.

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Baseball, Softball Fall Schedules Set

Southeast Missouri's baseball team plays a pair of exhibition games at home and has its traditional intrasquad World Series, while the softball team has eight games during its exhibition slate this fall. Visit GoSoutheast.com for the complete fall exhibition schedules. 

Basketball Opens Practice This Week

The Redhawk women's basketball team holds its first official practice for the upcoming 2019-2020 campaign today, Sept. 24. Southeast Missouri's men's basketball team will have its first practice on Wednesday, Sept. 25. 

Redhawks Trivia Night and Auction is Saturday

The Fourth Annual Redhawks Trivia Night and Auction is Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Show Me Center. The event runs from 5-9 p.m. and is presented by The Bank of Missouri. For registration information, click here.

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