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CAMPUS

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 slate of events this week 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 …

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Gov. Parson Stresses Workforce Development at Hawthorn Foundation Event at Southeast

Gov. Parson Stresses Workforce Development at Hawthorn Foundation Event at Southeast

Missouri Gov. Mike Parson hosted a Hawthorn Foundation gathering of local business leaders Oct. 21 at Southeast's River Campus. This was the governor's fifth visit to the Southeast campus since taking office in June 2018. The Hawthorn Foundation is a non-partisan organization of Missouri-based businesses and community leaders dedicated to strengthening and developing the economy of the state of Missouri. …

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President Vargas Presents Four Southeast Shout-Out Awards

President Vargas Presents Four Southeast Shout-Out Awards

Southeast Missouri State University President Carlos Vargas recently presented four Southeast Shout-Out Awards to University faculty and staff. Congratulations to Dr. Jayanti Ray, interim chair of the Department of Communication Disorders; Bonnie Gerecke, administrative assistant in the Department of Mass Media; Dr. Larry Bohannon, coordinator of the elementary education undergraduate program; and Dr. Shonta Smith, associate professor of elementary, early …

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State of the University Address Brochure Now Available Online

Southeast Missouri State University President Carlos Vargas presented the State of the University Address on Tuesday, Oct. 15, in Academic Hall Auditorium. The brochure distributed at the address is now available online at http://www.semo.edu/president/initiatives/state-of-the-university.html.

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Homecoming Weekend Parking Lot, Street Closures Announced

Due to Homecoming this weekend, several changes impacting parking lots and streets will be in effect. The 900 block of Bellevue Street between Broadway and North Pacific Street in front of Houck Stadium will need to be cleared of vehicles by 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25. Vehicles not moved will be towed. The following parking lots will be closed at …

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North Sprigg Lane Closure Planned Thursday

North Sprigg Lane Closure Planned Thursday

The southbound lane in the 1500-block of North Sprigg Street will be closed Thursday, Oct 24, and should reopen over the weekend. The northbound lane will remain open while southbound traffic is detoured around Bertling to Henderson to New Madrid and back to southbound North Sprigg Street. Drivers should be cautious around the crew working to repair the street in …

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

Southeast Hosting ‘Southeast Startup Showcase’ Panel Discussion Tonight

Southeast Missouri State University will host a “Southeast Startup Showcase” panel discussion at 5:30 p.m. tonight, 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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Career Services Hosting Bankers Life Etiquette Dinner Nov. 7

 The Office of Careers Services invites faculty and staff and their students to the annual Bankers Life Etiquette Dinner Thursday, Nov. 7, from 6-8 p.m. in Kem Statuary Hall in the Aleen Vogel Wehking Alumni Center. This event will provide an interactive approach to learning the finer points of dining etiquette, as well as tips for interviewing and other social situations. It is a fun, non-threatening way to learn business etiquette skills while enjoying a five-course meal. There will be an emphasis on proper table etiquette, utensils, plates and napkins. Students will learn how to confidently enter a room of strangers, introduce themselves properly, network and shake hands. Tickets are $10 and are available at Career Services in Academic Hall Room 057. For more information, call (573) 651-2583.

Cooling-to-Heating Transition Beginning in University Buildings

It’s that time of year again when the University transitions from cooling to heating. This change-over can lead to customer inquiries about buildings being too hot or too cold. Facilities Maintenance personnel have been working to shut down certain cooling systems and perform the proper maintenance to bring heating systems online. Facilities Management is working to ensure a seamless changeover by the end of October, but weather variations may cause unanticipated fluctuations to interior temperatures as personnel progress through this transition. Facilities Management apologizes in advance for any inconvenience this may cause and appreciates your patience as it performs these necessary tasks. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the building maintenance supervisor at (573) 651-2214.

EMPLOYEE

'Take-Away Friday' Continues Oct. 25 with 'Paraphrasing'

 The Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning (CSTL) continues the “Take-Away Friday” series of faculty development presentations on Oct. 25 at noon in the Jean Ann Whitaker Model Classroom in the EDvolution Center, Scully Room 209. "Paraphrasing" will be presented by Jennifer Weiss, coordinator of Southeast's Center for Writing Excellence and instructor of English; Max Buhmann, writing associate in the Center for Writing Excellence and instructor of English; Mickey Heath, writing associate with the Center for Writing Excellence and instructor of English; and Floyd Lockhart, Learning Management System administrator in Southeast’s Office of Instructional Technology. Come learn about ways to teach students how to paraphrase. To register, visit https://cstl.semo.edu/event.

ACADEMIC

Southeast’s Department of Nursing Holding Open House Oct. 26 in Newly Renovated Crisp Hall

Southeast’s Department of Nursing Holding Open House Oct. 26 in Newly Renovated Crisp Hall

This fall, Southeast Missouri State University nursing students were welcomed to campus with new classrooms, laboratories, technology and equipment in the newly renovated Rosemary Berkel Crisp Hall of Nursing. To celebrate the Department of Nursing’s upgraded facilities, a Grand Re-Opening and open house are scheduled for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  Saturday, Oct. 26, as part of Southeast’s Homecoming festivities. The …

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Southeast Students Explore Importance of Women in Economics at Samford University Colloquium

Southeast Students Explore Importance of Women in Economics at Samford University Colloquium

  Six female Southeast Missouri State University undergraduate economics students joined other female students of economics at the “Economics and Women” colloquium Oct. 18 at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. The students are members of Southeast’s Women in Economics organization and traveled to the colloquium with their faculty advisor Dr. Natallia Gray, associate professor of economics. “The focus of the …

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Southeast’s Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology Reaccredited

Southeast’s Graduate Program in Speech-Language Pathology Reaccredited

Southeast Missouri State University’s graduate program in speech-language pathology has been reaccredited by the Council of Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA). The CAA voted to continue accreditation of the program for eight years beginning Oct. 1 and continuing through Sept. 30, 2027.  The reaccreditation completes a process that began last year and included a site visit in …

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Study Abroad Information Session Oct. 24 to Feature Presentation by Alumnus Nick Maddock

Study Abroad Information Session Oct. 24 to Feature Presentation by Alumnus Nick Maddock

Nick Maddock, Southeast’s 2017 Distinguished Young Alumni Service Award recipient, will be the featured guest speaker at a Homecoming Week program sponsored by the International Business Programs Office at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Glenn Auditorium of Dempster Hall. Along with Maddock’s presentation, several students who have previously studied abroad in various capacities will participate in a panel discussion …

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Second Annual Study Abroad Student Recognition Ceremony Nov. 16

The Southeast community is invited to the Second Annual Study Abroad Recognition Ceremony hosted by Cenet (Magellan Exchange) and the University as part of International Education Week to celebrate study abroad participants and their achievement in international exchange. The event will take place on Tuesday, Nov. 19 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Tower Lobby, located at 338 Broadway St. …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

River Campus Hosts Q&A Masterclass Oct. 25 with Alumna Kathryn Taylor Smith

The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance will host a question and answer masterclass featuring Southeast alumna Kathryn Taylor Smith on Friday, Oct. 25, from 1-3 p.m. in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall. Smith is a 1993 graduate of Southeast, earning a Bachelor of Science in psychology and a minor in mass communications. She earned a Master of Science in clinical psychology from Emporia State University. Smith is known for her work on television shows, including "The Bold and the Beautiful," "The Young and the Restless," and "Mad Men." She's also a Los Angeles-based producer, writer and director. This event is open to all theatre and dance, mass media, and TV and film students. 

River Campus Hosts Comedy Masterclass Oct. 25 Featuring Alumnus Nick Cutelli

The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance will host a comedy masterclass featuring Southeast alumnus Nick Cutelli on Friday, Oct. 25 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Kenneth and Jeanine Dobbins River Campus Center Room 114. Cutelli, a 2006 Southeast graduate with a Bachelor of Fine Arts, performing arts option, is described as "your Midwest dad, quirky office boss, old frat bro, and dramatized villain type having the comedic style of a clever Buffon." Cutelli has also studied at Chicago Second City and Improv Olympic, where he was a veteran house team member. This event is open to all theatre and dance students.

Kent Library Staffer Receives People's Choice Award from Arts Council

Kent Library Staffer Receives People's Choice Award from Arts Council

Mary Robbins, media specialist in the Heather MacDonald Greene Multimedia Center in Kent Library at Southeast Missouri State University, recently received the People’s Choice Award from the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri. Robbins received the award for her large wall installation “Captured Moments,” consisting of 198 individual circles. “The exhibit also includes ‘Observing Moments,’ which consists of 10 framed pieces …

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BOGO Faculty and Staff Tickets Available for 'Heathers'

 Buy one get one free tickets are available for "Heathers" presented by The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance at the River Campus at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30-Nov. 2 and Nov. 6-9, or 2 p.m. on Nov. 3 and Nov. 9-10. A maximum of two tickets may be purchased with two free tickets received. Tickets may 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. This production contains adult content.

BOGO Faculty, Staff Tickets Available 'Axiom Quartet'

 Buy one get one free tickets are available for "Axiom Quartet" as part of the "Sundays at Three" series at the River Campus at 3 p.m. Oct. 27. 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.

BOGO Faculty, Staff Tickets Available for 'Something Borrowed'

Buy one get one free tickets are available for "Something Borrowed," a recital featuring Southeast assistant professor of upper strings Dr. Sophia Han and guest pianist Dr. Nicholas Susi performing songs by Faure, the Prokofiev Flute Sonata and more at the River Campus at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 28. 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

Football Hosts OVC Leader UT Martin on Homecoming Saturday

#24 Southeast Missouri hosts Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) leader University of Tennessee-Martin on Homecoming Saturday, Oct. 26. Kickoff is set for 1 p.m. at Houck Field. All games are broadcast live on the radio at Real Rock 99.3 FM. Watch live on ESPN+. Live stats available at GoSoutheast.com.

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Wilkerson and Swift Earn OVC Honors

Southeast Missouri wide receiver Kristian Wilkerson and outside linebacker Justin Swift earned Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) weekly honors on Sunday, Oct. 20. Wilkerson was named OVC Offensive Player of the Week, and Swift was voted the league's Co-Defensive Player of the Week.

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