Southeast Missouri State University


  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Association Scholarship Established

    Wed, 23 Jul 2014

    Kbuilding News ReleaseCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., July 22, 2014 – The Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Association Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation.

    Members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Association made gifts of over $10,000 to establish the award. Their gifts will be matched with an additional $10,000 through a University matching gift program.

    The matching gift program is part of the Honoring Tradition – Inspiring Success Comprehensive Campaign through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. This program allowed donors to make a minimum commitment of $5,000 to a maximum commitment of $10,000 through donation or pledge by March 1, 2014, that qualified for a $1-for-$1 match. The goal of the Campaign is to raise $40 million for student scholarships, academic programs and renovations that benefit students both today and tomorrow....

  • MHC Awards Grant to Help Print ‘Thunder in Arcadia Valley: The Battle of Pilot Knob’

    Tue, 22 Jul 2014

    Mo. Humanities Council logoCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., July 22, 2014 — The Missouri Humanities Council has awarded a $2,500 grant to Southeast Missouri State University Press to support the printing of “Thunder in Arcadia Valley: The Battle of Pilot Knob,” available at the end of September. The release coincides with the Sesquicentennial of the battle at Pilot Knob’s Fort Davidson.

    The first edition of the book was written by Bryce Suderow—historian, winner of the Douglas Southall Freeman Award, and author of four books— as his Southeast master’s degree in history thesis. Originally entitled “Thunder in Arcadia Valley: Price’s Defeat, September 27, 1864,” the book was published in 1986 by Southeast’s Center for Regional History....

  • Students Awarded Degrees at Spring Commencement

    Wed, 16 Jul 2014

    2014_stu_GraduationCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., July 16, 2014 – One thousand three hundred forty-eight students participated in spring commencement ceremonies May 17 at Southeast Missouri State University. Of them, 1,110 students completed their degrees at the end of the spring semester. An additional 210 participating in the ceremony are scheduled to complete their degrees at the conclusion of the summer semester.

    To view the list of undergraduates earning degrees at the end of the spring semester, visit

  • An Immortality of Words: ‘Annamanda’ Published After Author’s Death

    Tue, 01 Jul 2014

    AnnamandaCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., July 1, 2014 – “Annamanda,” published this month by Southeast Missouri State University Press, is a story of determination, on two levels.

    “Annamanda,” a novel by Jo Houser Haring, tells of the determination and courage of a young woman married to a fundamentalist preacher as she and her family cope with the rigors and dangers of settling new territory about the time of the great New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812....

  • Southeast Recognized with Top Honors at PBL National Conference

    Mon, 30 Jun 2014
    Phi Lambda Beta

    Front row, left to right: Emily Karleskint, Caitlin Schamburg, Brooke Dial, Malli Tahghighi, Amber Joiner, Matt Reishman. Back row, left to right: Tyler Rosemann, Bijan Tahghighi, Cory Herzog, Josh James, Justin Bader, Chris Dzurick

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., July 1, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University students brought home national awards from the Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda (FBLA-PBL) National Leadership Conference June 23-26 in Nashville, Tenn....

  • Three Southeast Regents Among Ingram’s ‘50 Missourians You Should Know’

    Mon, 30 Jun 2014

    IngramsCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., June 30, 2014 – Three members of the Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents are among Ingram’s “50 Missourians You Should Know.”

    Board President Doyle Privett of Kennett, Mo.; Board Vice President Kendra Neely-Martin of St. Louis; and Jay Knudtson of Cape Girardeau were named to the list published in the June edition of Ingram’s, the business magazine of Kansas City.

    Ingram’s publishes the annual list as a “tribute to the people whose careers, companies and core values are changing not just their communities, but the state—and, in some cases, the world,” according to the article. Those featured, the article says, give “the Show Me State its unique flavor as a place to live, raise a family or to work or operate a business. Their individual stories reflect the passion, hard work and integrity that are hallmarks of successful businesses in the state.”...

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