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CAMPUS

State of the University Address to be Delivered Today at Convocation

Dr. Carlos Vargas, president of Southeast Missouri State University, will deliver the State of the University Address at the annual Faculty and Staff Convocation at 3:30 p.m. today, Oct. 15, in Academic Hall Auditorium. A reception will be held immediately following, compliments of Chartwells. A video recording of the address and State of the University materials will be available online after the event at https://semo.edu/president/initiatives/state-of-the-university.html. An update will be provided when these items may be accessed.

Southeast to Celebrate Homecoming 2019 with ‘Let’s Soar’ Theme

Southeast to Celebrate Homecoming 2019 with ‘Let’s Soar’ Theme

Alumni and students are invited to “soar” at Southeast Missouri State University’s Homecoming 2019 with a full week of events Oct. 21-26 celebrating this fall Southeast tradition. “Homecoming is one of the best opportunities for alumni to return to campus and see that what made Southeast special for them, are the same things that still make it special for our …

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Southeast Alumni, Faculty to be Honored with 2019 Merit Awards

Southeast Alumni, Faculty to be Honored with 2019 Merit Awards

Four Southeast Missouri State University alumni and a faculty member will receive Merit Awards presented by the Southeast Alumni Association Oct. 25 at the Copper Dome Society/Merit Recognition Dinner during the University’s Homecoming celebration. The Merit Award dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Show Me Center. Alumni Merit Awards have been presented annually since 1958 to Southeast alumni …

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Southeast Alumna Abbie Crites-Leoni to be Honored with Distinguished Service Award

The Honorable Abbie Crites-Leoni will be honored with the Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award during Homecoming festivities Oct. 25. Distinguished Service Awards are presented to individuals and organizations that have made lasting contributions to their communities and to the University. Crites-Leoni, a 1993 Southeast graduate and U.S. Magistrate Judge, will be recognized at the Copper Dome …

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Dane Huxel to Receive Distinguished Young Alumni Service Award

The Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association will present Dane Huxel of St. Charles, Missouri, with a Distinguished Young Alumni Service Award at the Copper Dome Society/Merit Recognition Dinner Oct. 25 during the University’s Homecoming celebration. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Show Me Center. The award honors alumni under the age of 37 for their outstanding …

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Southeast Hosting ‘Southeast Startup Showcase’ Panel Discussion Oct. 22

Southeast Hosting ‘Southeast Startup Showcase’ Panel Discussion Oct. 22

Southeast Missouri State University will host a “Southeast Startup Showcase” panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 22 as the campus celebrates Women in Entrepreneurship Week (WEW) 2019. The discussion will feature local community women who have started or who are in the process of starting their own businesses. The panelists will share their experiences of starting and running their own …

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United Way Campaign Kickoff Slated for Oct. 16

The annual Southeast Missouri State University United Way campaign will begin on Oct. 16. In 2018, Southeast students, faculty and staff contributed $13,675 to the United Way of Southeast Missouri. This rate of giving ranks the University in the top 20 among businesses in southeast Missouri for annual gifts to this vital community organization. The Southeast Missouri State University United …

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Southeast Alumna Living the Dream at Cincinnati Zoo

Southeast Alumna Living the Dream at Cincinnati Zoo

There’s a time for work and a time for fun … unless you are Southeast Missouri State University alumna Alix Gasser. After all, having fun at work is part of her job description at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Gasser, a native of Mogadore, Ohio, is director of membership, business development and fun, and while she focuses on recruiting …

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KRCU Radio Hosts 'Monster Mash Dash' 5K Oct. 19

KRCU Radio Hosts 'Monster Mash Dash' 5K Oct. 19

KRCU invites the Southeast community to don a spooky costume and participate in the "Monster Mash Dash," the second annual 5KRCU on Saturday, Oct. 19. Participants have the option to run competitively with professional timing provided by the Cape Road Runners or walk for leisure in an effort to raise funds for KRCU Public Radio. Halloween costumes are encouraged, but …

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Safe Trick-or-Treat Returns to Southeast Oct. 28

Faculty, staff, students and their children, Little Sisters or Brothers, or mentees are invited to a Safe Trick-or-Treat which returns to Southeast Monday, Oct. 28. The event, hosted by Southeast Serves, Vandiver Hall and Gamma Sigma Sigma, will be held from 6-9 p.m. at Vandiver Hall, located at 350 N. Henderson. Children ages 10 and under may receive candy from participating residents and engage in fun Halloween crafts in a safe and welcoming environment. Participants are encouraged to wear their fun, spooky costumes and bring a bag to collect their goodies. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. To register, visit https://tinyurl.com/yyyo629q. For more information, contact Southeast Serves at seserves@semo.edu or (573) 651-2280.

Kent Library to Host ‘Are You Afraid of the Dark?’ Oct. 29

In celebration of Halloween, Kent Library at Southeast Missouri State University will host “Are You Afraid of the Dark?” on Tuesday, Oct. 29, from 6-7:30 p.m. in Kent Library Reading Room KL336. This event is free and open to the public. Those in attendance are invited to read a selection from a favorite author’s work or a sample …

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Sixth Annual Pumpkin Palooza Oct. 27 at Glenn House

Get into the Halloween spirit at the Sixth Annual Pumpkin Palooza Oct. 27 at the Glenn House in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. This frightfully fun and free event, sponsored by Southeast Missouri State University’s Continuing Education and the Historical Association of Greater Cape Girardeau, will be held at the Glenn House, located at 325 S. Spanish St., from 2-5 p.m., weather …

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Spring 2020 Student Organization Room Reservation Requests Begin Today, Oct. 15

Beginning today, Oct. 15, student organizations may begin requesting space and/or room reservations in main campus academic buildings and the University Center for Spring 2020. Student representatives may request space three ways: In person by visiting Campus Life and Event Services, University Center Room 414; By calling (573) 651-2280 and asking to speak to the Scheduling Assistant; Or by submitting …

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EMPLOYEE

Human Resources Hosting Employee Annual Benefits Open Enrollment Meetings

2020 Annual Benefits Open Enrollment will begin on Monday, Oct. 28, and end on Friday, Nov. 8. Informational meetings are being held through Oct. 24. Employees must register to attend a meeting through the Training and Development website. Dates and times can be accessed by selecting the “Sessions” tab. Employees may select “details” to access location information.   Select “enroll” to …

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Spaces Still Available for Annual 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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'Take-Away Friday' Continues Oct. 18 with New SELink Marketing Software

The Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (CSTL) continues the "Take-Away Friday" series of faculty development presentations on Oct. 18 at noon in the Jean Ann Whitaker Model Classroom in the EDvolution Center, Scully Room 209. New marketing software called SELink will be presented by Joanna Shaver, coordinator of campus programming. Learn about SELink, the student organization database and registration system, and find out how SELink assists student organizations with roster management, event sharing and more. To register, visit https://cstl.semo.edu/event

ACADEMIC

Student Applications for 2020 CSIS Program Due Oct. 18

Applications are due Friday, Oct. 18, for students wishing to participate in the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) four-day seminar on international and domestic policy March 15-19 during Spring Break. Completed applications should be submitted as a single packet by email to csis@semo.edu (preferred method) or as a hard copy to Dr. Willie Redmond, Dempster Hall, Room …

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Faculty Applications for 2020 CSIS Program Due Oct. 18

Applications are due Friday, Oct. 18, for Southeast full-time faculty interested in participating in the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Faculty Team for Spring 2020. Completed applications should be submitted as a single packet by email to csis@semo.edu (preferred) or by hard copy to Dr. Willie Redmond, Dempster Hall, Room 239, MS 5845. For complete details of the …

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Southeast Debate Team Members Earn Awards at Otterbein University’s Fall Otter Tournament

The Southeast Debate team captured first, second and fourth place awards at Otterbein University’s Fall Otter Tournament, Oct. 11-12 in Westerville, Ohio. Taylor Looney, a senior anthropology major from Arnold, Missouri, marched through the preliminary rounds winning four ballots and advanced into the final round against Ball State University. On a 2-1 decision she was awarded first place. In addition …

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Kent Library Calls for 'Outer Space' Reading Recommendations

 In honor of the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the moon, Kent Library is looking for reading recommendations about outer space for its November list. The library is interested in the science of space, the history of space travel and the space race, stories set in a speculative space-faring future and anything else connected to space that you want to suggest. To submit a book recommendation, visit https://semo.libguides.com/reading-recs/suggest-book.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Axiom Quartet Performing Oct. 27 in ‘Sundays at Three’ Series

Axiom Quartet Performing Oct. 27 in ‘Sundays at Three’ Series

The Axiom Quartet will perform a concert in the Chateau Girardeau “Sundays at Three” series at 3 p.m. Oct. 27 in the Robert F. and Gertrude L. Shuck Music Recital Hall on the River Campus of Southeast Missouri State University. The Axiom Quartet was formed in 2012 and features two violinists, a violist and a cellist. The group has performed …

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BOGO Faculty, Staff Tickets Available for 'The World Around Us'

 Buy one get one free tickets are available for the "The World Around Us" presented by the University and Chamber Choirs at the River Campus at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 22. A maximum of two tickets may be purchased with two free tickets received. 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

Redhawks Invite Area Schools to Annual Classroom on the Court Nov. 5

Southeast Missouri's women's basketball program is inviting students from area schools to attend an educational field trip to the Show Me Center for its special "Classroom on the Court" game against University of Missouri-St. Louis on Nov. 5. Tipoff is set for 11 a.m. The classed in attendance will receive worksheets that will highlight the educational skills used in the game of basketball and throughout life. Students will relate what they learn from the worksheets to real life situations throughout the basketball game.

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Softball Plays Two Exhibition Doubleheaders This Week

The Redhawk softball team plays two exhibition doubleheaders at home this week. Southeast Missouri hosts John A. Logan College in a 3 p.m. twin bill on Wednesday, Oct. 16, and Olney Central College in a 3 p.m. doubleheader on Thursday, Oct. 17. All games will be played at the Southeast Softball Complex. 

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