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CAMPUS

Open Forums Set for Dean of Extended Studies Finalists

The campus community is invited to open forums to meet the finalists for the position of Dean of Extended Studies. They are as follows:

• James Frakes: Nov. 13, 9 a.m., University Center Redhawks Room

• Nathan Bullock: Nov. 18, 9 a.m., University Center Indian Room

• David Heflin: Nov. 20, 9 a.m., University Center Redhawks Room

Vitae for the finalists and the evaluation form are available via the portal, under the Employee tab, University Updates-Enrollment portlet. 

Carpe Diem Kicks Off Southeast’s Celebration of International Education Week

Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate International Education Week Nov. 16-22 with a variety of activities and events, highlighting the cultural diversity of the campus community. IEW is a nationwide event co-sponsored by the US Department of Education and U.S. Department of State to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide, and to promote programs that prepare Americans …

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University School for Young Children Awarded CCAMPIS Grant for Affordable Childcare Services

University School for Young Children Awarded CCAMPIS Grant for Affordable Childcare Services

The University School for Young Children at Southeast Missouri State University has been awarded a $150,145 Child Care Access Means Parents in School Program (CCAMPIS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education to provide affordable childcare services. The University School for Young Children will use the funding to establish the “Redhawk Flight Program – Equipping Families to Brighten Their Future …

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Legislators Tour Catapult Creative House

Catapult Creative House at Southeast Missouri State University welcomed U.S. Rep. Jason Smith and state Rep. Barry Hovis Saturday morning for a tour of their facilities and to learn about the entrepreneurial spirit of students and the products they are creating! The legislators heard about the students' recent production of Hawk Sauce, toured the gallery space, and explored the items created and being sold in the retail space, and in the printmaking area.  He also visited with a Jackson High School student who, along with classmates and under the guidance of the Junior Achievement of Greater St. Louis and Catapult, has launched BeeChainz, an innovative keychain company.

Voter Registration Booths Available Nov. 12-13 at Catapult, University Center

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. 12, from 4-6 p.m. at Catapult Creative House, located at 612 Broadway, and Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the University Center.

Call for Story Tips on December Graduates

With the fall semester nearly complete and many of our students soon to be graduating, University Communications is seeking tips about graduating students who have already secured employment after graduation with top firms in their field of study, or who have been accepted into top post-graduate programs. Their stories will be featured on the University website and in social media as #AlwaysARedhawk spotlights and will be distributed to regional media outlets. If you are aware of any students in your college or department who you would like to see featured, please submit a story tip here.

Drill Rig on Campus Nov. 16

A contractor will be on campus Saturday, Nov. 16, from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for exploratory drilling of the roadway on the north side of the shuttle stop behind Academic Hall. The shuttle stop shall remain open and traffic on Academic Drive will not be affected. Please take precautions walking or driving near this site. Facilities Management apologizes for any inconveniences this may cause. For more information, contact Shelly Phillips, project manager, at (573) 651-2719. Click the image to view a map of the affected area.

EMPLOYEE

Southeast Alumnus Named Chartwells Resident District Manager

Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Matthew Ludwig has been named resident district manager for Chartwells Educational Dining Services at Southeast. A native of Jackson, Missouri, Ludwig made the decision at an early age to grow his career with Chartwells. While completing his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Ludwig worked several hourly positions with Chartwells, including cashier, dishwasher and Rowdy’s …

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University Police Officer Named SERVPRO’s 2019 First Responder

University Police Officer John Reyna has been recognized by SERVPRO's 2019 First Responder, Local Hero Contest for his service to the University and local communities. Reyna has been with the University Police for two years and was presented a certificate by Jessica Moore, marketing representative with SERVPRO of Cape Girardeau and Scott Counties. Additionally, Reyna received a cash prize and two …

Southeast Online Now Accepting Applications for Master Template Studio

Southeast Online will host its second cohort of the Master Template Studio (MTS) program during the spring 2020 semester. The MTS program supports full-time faculty in creating master course templates for high-need online courses and programs. MTS courses provide high-quality design for online courses so they can be taught by different instructors in a department. Please note, participants …

 

'Take-Away Friday' Continues Nov. 15 with 'Imposter Syndrome in Higher Education'

The Center for Scholarship in Teaching and Learning continues the “Take-Away Friday” series of faculty development presentations at noon Nov. 15 in the Jean Ann Whitaker Model Classroom in the EDvolution Center, Scully Room 209. "Imposter Syndrome in Higher Education" will be presented by Dr. Melissa Odegard-Koester, chair of the Department of Psychology and Counseling. This session defines imposter syndrome in higher education and how its effects can be subverted by a change in mindset. To register, visit https://cstl.semo.edu/event.

ACADEMIC

Southeast Announces Hult Prize 2020 Challenge Winners

The winners of the inaugural Hult Prize Challenge at Southeast Missouri State University were announced at a Common Hour program Nov. 6. This year’s challenge topic was “Bold Businesses for a Better Planet.” Participating teams, using the topic as inspiration, created startup businesses that have a positive impact on the planet with every sale completed, dollar earned and decision made. …

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Southeast Agriculture Students Conduct Herbicide Trials, Research

Southeast Agriculture Students Conduct Herbicide Trials, Research

Southeast Missouri State University students with the Department of Agriculture are currently conducting herbicide trials and research as part of plant science research at the David M. Barton Agricultural Research Center. The trials and research are part of weed science, soil fertility and plant nutrition courses, said Dr. Michael Aide, professor of agriculture at Southeast. The students are learning how …

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ARTS & ENTERTAINMENT

OnStage Blog Names Southeast Among Nation’s Top 30 Musical Theatre Programs

OnStage Blog Names Southeast Among Nation’s Top 30 Musical Theatre Programs

Theatre website OnStage Blog has recognized Southeast Missouri State University it its Top 30 College Musical Theatre Programs for 2019-2020. The ranking reflects the mission of The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance as a professional training and liberal arts program providing diverse technique training, professional quality productions, career preparation and a liberal arts education. OnStage Blog is dedicated …

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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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Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Escape the Museum’ Nov. 16-17

Crisp Museum Hosting ‘Escape the Museum’ Nov. 16-17

The Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus is hosting “Escape the Museum” from 1-4 p.m. Nov. 16-17. During this escape room-inspired event, visitors must solve a series of problems and obstacles to make their escape from the Crisp Museum. The museum’s collections become the backdrop and clues in this grand adventure. Visitors are …

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‘From Crayons to College’ Opening Nov. 15 at Catapult

‘From Crayons to College’ Opening Nov. 15 at Catapult

“From Crayons to College,” an exhibit featuring the work of several Southeast Missouri State University student artists, is currently on display at Catapult Creative House in downtown Cape Girardeau. A gallery lecture in which the students will discuss their work is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15, and is free and open to the public. The exhibition opens today, …

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Fiber Arts Meet Up is Nov. 15

The Southeast Missouri State University and local communities are welcome at the Fiber Arts Meet Up Nov. 15 from 1-3 p.m. During the event, hosted by the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum and Emily Denlinger, professor and area head of digital art, participants are encouraged to bring their knitting, embroidery, felting, spinning, crocheting or book making projects to work on and share with the group. All experience levels are welcome.

BOGO Faculty, Staff Tickets Available for Symphony's 'Poulenc's Gloria'

Buy one get one free tickets are available for Southeast Missouri Symphony's "Poulenc's Gloria" at the River Campus at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19. 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

Women's Basketball Travels to Arkansas State Wednesday

The Redhawk women's basketball team hits the road to face Arkansas State University on Wednesday, Nov. 13. Listen live on ESPN 1220 AM. Watch on ESPN+. Live stats available at AStateRedWolves.com.

Soccer Ends Season in OVC Tournament Semifinals

Southeast Missouri's soccer season ended in the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Tournament semifinals against Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Friday, Nov. 8, at Houck Field. The Redhawks won the 2019 OVC regular-season title and finished the year with an overall record of 11-5 and 8-1-1 in OVC play.

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Wilkerson Wins Second OVC Offensive Player of the Week Honor

Southeast Missouri picked up another Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) honor when senior wide receiver Kristian Wilkerson was named OVC Offensive Player of the Week for the second time this semester on Sunday, Nov. 10.

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Redhawks Win Five Honors at OVC Soccer Championship Banquet

Southeast Missouri's women's soccer team won five awards at the 2019 Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Tournament banquet on Thursday, Nov. 7, at the Isle Casino Event Center.

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