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CAMPUS

‘What’s Up SEMO’ Videos Earn Arrow First Place National CMA Pinnacle Award

‘What’s Up SEMO’ Videos Earn Arrow First Place National CMA Pinnacle Award

Southeast Missouri State University’s student newspaper, the Arrow, brought home numerous awards, including a first-place Pinnacle Award presented at the Fall College Media Association (CMA) National College Media Convention Oct. 31-Nov. 3 in Washington, D.C. The Arrow earned the first place Advertising Pinnacle for Best Social Media Strategy, finishing ahead of Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Florida A&M University, Kent …

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Alumni and Friends Tailgate is Nov. 9

The Alumni Hospitality Tent, originally scheduled during the Homecoming tailgate Oct. 26, has been rescheduled for 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 9 before the Redhawks vs. Eastern Kentucky University football game. The Southeast community is invited to join the Alumni Association for hotdogs, chili, chips and soft drinks on the Aleen Vogel Wehking Alumni Center lawn.

International Village Hosting Interfaith Dialogue Nov. 7

The International Village is hosting an Interfaith Dialogue from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 7. This free event will be an evening of learning and making connections, and guests will have the opportunity to enjoy a meal and visit volunteer representatives for an interfaith dialogue. Guests will be able to visit a Catholic, a Muslim, a Baptist, an Agnostic and others to learn about their beliefs and are invited to share their own.

Voter Registration Booths Available Nov. 5-6 at Catapult, River Campus

Voter Registration Booths Available Nov. 5-6 at Catapult, River Campus

The Office of Student Life is sponsoring voter registration booths for Southeast faculty, staff and students who would like assistance in registering to vote or applying for an absentee ballot. Voter registration booths are available today, Nov. 5, from 4-6 p.m. at Catapult Creative House, located at 612 Broadway, and Wednesday, Nov. 6, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Kenneth and …

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Contributions Still Being Accepted for United Way Campaign

Contributions Still Being Accepted for United Way Campaign

There is still time to contribute to this year’s Southeast Missouri State University United Way Campaign!  Whether it’s meals for seniors, programs for children or help for our very own Southeast students, this campaign keeps dollars local and makes a difference in our community. Donations can be made by completing the pledge form employees received from their department volunteer or …

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Tornado Warning Sirens Being Tested Nov. 6

Southeast will test its tornado warning siren system at noon Wednesday, Nov. 6. This system is tested regularly at noon on the first Wednesday of each month. Those on or near campus can expect to hear the sirens sound outside at noon, and those in residence halls will hear an indoor alert. For more information about the warning siren system and SE Alerts, visit semo.edu/sealerts.

EPIC Breakthrough Breakfast Set for Nov. 14

The Southeast community is invited to EPIC's Breakthrough Breakfast at 9 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, in the University Center Ballroom B as the current state of mental health and coping skills of Southeast students are discussed. Panelists will include Dr. Shawn Guiling, instructor of psychology; Dr. Kirsten LaMantia, assistant professor, mental health program coordinator, and Counselor Education Training Clinic director; Dr. Melissa Odegard-Koester, chair of the Department of Psychology and Counseling; John Nimmo, substance abuse counselor with Counseling and Disability Services; Duane Jones, Dobbins River Campus Center hall director with the Office of Residence Life; and Dr. Randy Carter, associate dean of students. The panelists will facilitate the discussion and offer the trends they are seeing in substance abuse among students. Please RSVP by emailing coordinator@epicprevention.org

EMPLOYEE

Annual Performance Evaluations Begin January 2020; Self Evaluations Due Dec. 14

It is time once again for the annual evaluation process. Supervisors and staff will meet to review staff performance for 2019 in January 2020. The performance evaluation process is an opportunity for the employee and supervisor to discuss employee strengths and/or areas of improvement related to both position-specific responsibilities and general performance, as well as set goals for the coming …

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Institutional Review Board Holding Final Fall Meeting Dec. 6

The Institutional Review Board's (IRB) final full board meeting of the fall semester is scheduled for Dec. 6. Anyone wishing to commence a new research project involving human subjects, particularly if they anticipate that their project will require full board review, should submit their materials to IRB@semo.edu by 5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 2. Any proposals submitted after Dec. 2 that are determined to require full board review will be considered at the first meeting of the spring semester scheduled for Jan. 31. For more information, email IRB@semo.edu or contact Dr. Jennifer Bengtson, chair of the IRB, at jbengtson@semo.edu.

'Take-Away Friday' Continues Nov. 8 with 'Fair Use, What is Fair and What Isn't?'

The Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning continues the “Take-Away Friday” series of faculty development presentations at noon Nov. 8 in the Jean Ann Whitaker Model Classroom in the EDvolution Center, Scully Room 209. “Fair Use, What is Fair and What Isn't?” will be presented by Stephanie Hallam, education information librarian; Katlyn Griffin, information literacy librarian; and Stephanie Hayes, information literacy coordinator. Discover the PANE (Purpose, Amount, Nature, and Effect) associated with fair use through a hands-on course content selection activity. To register, visit https://cstl.semo.edu/event.

Faculty, Staff Commencement Regalia Rental Orders Due Nov. 10

Faculty, Staff Commencement Regalia Rental Orders Due Nov. 10

Commencement will be held on Saturday, Dec. 14, at 10 a.m. for the College of Education, Health and Human Studies and the Donald L. Harrison College of Business and Computing; and 2 p.m. for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, Earl and Margie Holland College of Arts and Media, and College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. All faculty …

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ACADEMIC

Southeast Selected as Dark Sky Site

Southeast Missouri State University has been selected as a Dark Sky Site for the Missouri Chapter of the International Dark-Sky Association’s research. Southeast’s Department of Chemistry and Physics applied to take part in research conducted at Truman State University through the Dark-Sky Association. The Dark-Sky Association aims to protect the night sky through environmental responsibility. A “Sky Quality Meter” was …

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Kent Library Recommending 'Outer Space' Reading in November

Fifty years ago, one small step was taken, and a human stood on the moon. In honor of this accomplishment, Kent Library is recommending books about outer space, including science, history and fiction. For more information, visit https://semo.libguides.com/reading-recs.

ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Esteemed Choreographer’s Ballet Work to Highlight Southeast’s ‘Fall for Dance’

Esteemed Choreographer’s Ballet Work to Highlight Southeast’s ‘Fall for Dance’

The annual “Fall for Dance” concert takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14-16 and 2 p.m. Nov. 17 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. The returning favorite features original choreography by faculty, guest artists and students in Southeast’s Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance, providing a variety of dance …

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Artwork of Graduating BFA Students to be Presented in Four Exhibitions

Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus Art Gallery is displaying work from students in the Department of Art and Design in the 2019 Graduating Seniors Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) Exhibitions through Dec. 13. The first exhibition, one of four this fall, will be on display Nov. 11-Nov. 15 with a reception from 5-7 p.m. on Nov. 15. Additional exhibitions …

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Astronomy in the Early United States Focus of Crisp Museum’s ‘Talk on Tuesday’ Tonight

“Grasping the Beyond: Astronomy in the Early United States” will be the focus of today's installment in the “Talks on Tuesday” series in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. Dr. Lily Santoro, assistant professor of history in Southeast’s Department of History and Anthropology, will give the presentation at 7 p.m., …

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Crisp Museum Invites Visitors to ‘Folktales, Crafts and Music’ Family Day Nov. 9

Crisp Museum Invites Visitors to ‘Folktales, Crafts and Music’ Family Day Nov. 9

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus will celebrate a Family Day on Nov. 9 with “Folktales, Crafts and Music.” This free event is scheduled from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. and offers an afternoon of discovery and celebration of the folktales, crafts and traditional music from Appalachia to the Ozark Mountains. The …

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REDHAWKS

Athletics Hosting Jam-Packed Week of Events

Southeast Missouri Athletics will be busy hosting a number of different events this week. Here is a look at the Redhawks' jam-packed home schedule:

Thursday, Nov. 7: Volleyball vs. Austin Peay University, 6 p.m. at Houck Field House

Friday, Nov. 8: Volleyball vs. Murray State University, 6 p.m. at Houck Field House 

Friday, Nov. 8: Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Soccer Tournament Semifinals vs. Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, 6:30 p.m. at Houck Field

Saturday, Nov. 9: Football vs. Eastern Kentucky University, 1 p.m. at Houck Field

Sunday, Nov. 10: OVC Soccer Tournament Championship, TBA, 2 p.m. at Houck Field

Sunday, Nov. 10: Women's Basketball vs. University of Evansville, 2 p.m. at the Show Me Center

Sunday, Nov. 10: Men's Basketball vs. Purdue University Fort Wayne, 4 p.m. at the Show Me Center

Women's Basketball Holds Classroom on the Court

Southeast Missouri's women's basketball team hosted its annual Classroom on the Court game in its season-opener against University of Missouri-St. Louis today began at 11 a.m. in the Show Me Center. Listen live at ESPN 1220 AM. Watch live on ESPN+. Live stats at GoSoutheast.com.

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Men's Basketball Tips Off Season at Vanderbilt Wednesday

The Redhawk men's Basketball team tips off its 2019-2020 season at SEC member Vanderbilt University on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. in Nashville, Tennessee. Listen live at Real Rock 99.3 FM. Watch on SEC Network+/WatchESPN. Live stats available at VUCommodores.com.

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