Southeast Missouri State University


  • Regents Prioritize Renovation Projects for Possible Senate Bill 723 Funding

    Tue, 28 Oct 2014

    Grauel Building

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 28, 2014 – Renovations to Grauel Building, Brandt Hall and Crisp Hall top a prioritized list of renovations approved today by the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents to receive possible state funding under Senate Bill 723.

    Repairs to Grauel Building are estimated at $3.5 to $4 million, Brandt Hall at $3 to $3.5 million and Crisp Hall at $2 to $2.5 million, said Kathy Mangels, vice president for finance and administration. The list will now be submitted to the Governor’s Office....

  • Regents Extend University Benefits to Same-Sex Spouses of Employees, Retirees

    Tue, 28 Oct 2014

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 28, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents today extended University benefits to same-sex spouses of employees or retirees, effective immediately.

    The action follows a Jackson County Circuit Court judge’s order Oct. 3 requiring same-sex couples who were legally married in another state to be recognized by the state of Missouri, according to Kathy Mangels, vice president for finance and administration. The Missouri Attorney General’s Office announced Oct. 6 the state of Missouri would not appeal the judgment. Since then, the state of Missouri’s main healthcare and retirement plans have expanded benefits to same-sex spouses with a valid marriage certificate....

  • Southeast Regents to Consider FY15 Maintenance and Capital Projects, Employee Benefit Changes

    Mon, 27 Oct 2014

    BoardofRegentsMeetingCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 27, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents will consider approving maintenance and repair capital projects for fiscal 2015 and changes to employee benefits when it meets Oct. 28.

    The meeting is scheduled for 11 a.m. in the Board of Regents Room in Academic Hall, during which the Board also will hear the Department of Public Safety 2013 Annual Report.

    The Regents will consider a motion to go into a closed session for appropriate considerations regarding legal actions, real estate items, personnel matters and records protected from disclosure by law....

  • Southeast Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Named for Alumnus

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014

    From left are Dr. Kevin Stocks, KPMG Professor of Accounting at Brigham Young University; Rebecca Lohmann, Southeast instructor of accounting; Thomas K. McCain, Southeast alumnus who has provided a $250,000 endowment for the Mu Xi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at Southeast; and Kenneth W. Dobbins, president of Southeast Missouri State University.

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 24, 2014 – Kenneth W. Dobbins, president of Southeast Missouri State University, announced today that alumnus Thomas K. McCain has established a $250,000 endowment for the Mu Xi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), thus providing long-term funding for the Southeast College of Business student organization.  After consultation with the international organization of Beta Alpha Psi, the local chapter was renamed the Thomas K. McCain Mu Xi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi, the first time in the history of the international organization that a chapter has been named for an individual....

  • Southeast Cybersecurity Student Interns with Homeland Security, Invited to White House

    Fri, 24 Oct 2014

    Surmeier croppedCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 24, 2014 – Joe Surmeier, a Southeast Missouri State University senior cybersecurity major from Kansas City, Missouri, has been invited to attend a recognition dinner and round table with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) at the White House in Washington, D.C., on Oct. 29.

    Surmeier was a part of the Cyber Student Volunteer Initiative Secretary’s Honor Program as a student intern this past summer. During this time, Surmeier worked in the Intelligence and Analysis office of DHS assisting with cybersecurity....

  • Stained Glass Artwork to be Unveiled at Kent Library’s 75th Anniversary Celebration at Southeast

    Thu, 23 Oct 2014

    UCM-PrintersMarkCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 23, 2014 – Kent Library is unveiling 45 pieces of stained glass by the renowned artist, G. Owen Bonawit, and offering tours of its Rare Book Room to celebrate its 75th anniversary from 6-9 p.m. on Nov. 7.

    These 75-year-old works of art have been taken out of storage and re-mounted to commemorate their installation and the 75th anniversary of the dedication of Kent Library. Attendees will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with Bonawit’s work in their new location, which allows a clear view of the incredible glasswork and exquisite details, said Dr. David Starrett, dean of Academic Information Services and director of Kent Library....

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