Southeast Missouri State University


  • Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Reading From His Work at Southeast

    Wed, 01 Apr 2015
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    Stephen Dunn

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, April 1, 2015 — Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn will present a reading of his work at 7 p.m. April 16 in Rose Theatre at Southeast Missouri State University, as part of the Dorothy and Wedel Nilsen Visiting Writer Series.

    The event is free and open to the public, and a book signing will follow the reading.

    Dunn is praised as one of America’s most renowned poets. Besides the Pulitzer, he has won the James Wright Award, an Academy Award for Literature, and the National Poetry Series Prize, among others.  His work is praised for its plainspoken imagery exploring the social, cultural and psychological issues of the middle class in wise and often witty poems....

  • Dugger Lecture to Focus on Cultural Politics of Civil War Memory in Missouri, Middle Border

    Tue, 31 Mar 2015
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    Dr. Christopher Phillips

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, March 31, 2015 — “Southern Cross, North Star: The Cultural Politics of Civil War Memory in Missouri and the Middle Border, 1865-1915″ will be the topic when the Harold Holmes Dugger Lecture is presented April 16 at Southeast Missouri State University.

    The lecture, sponsored by the Southeast Department of History, will be delivered by Dr. Christopher Phillips, professor of history at the University of Cincinnati. The presentation is titled “Southern Cross, North Star: The Cultural Politics of Civil War Memory in Missouri and the Middle Border, 1865-1915.” The lecture is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in the University Center Ballroom. The event is free and open to the public....

  • Southeast Art Students’ Work on Display in Juried Exhibition

    Mon, 30 Mar 2015

    art student cropped 2CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, March 30, 2015 — The Annual Juried Student Exhibition is being hosted by the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum April 10-26.

    The public is invited to an opening reception from 4-8 p.m. April 10.

    The Annual Juried Student Exhibition showcases the creative talents of the Department of Art students at Southeast.

    Merit awards and honorable mention awards will be presented in each of the following categories: Color Composition/Design Foundations, 3D, Drawing, Painting, Fibers, Graphic Design/Illustration, Digital Art, Printmaking, Ceramics and Sculpture. Best in Show and the  Distinguished Merit Award also will be presented....

  • Southeast Dance Major Awarded Scholarship to Attend Prestigious Summer Dance Intensive

    Mon, 30 Mar 2015
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    Connor Sullivan, right, appears in a Southeast Fall for Dance concert.

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, March 30, 2015 – A Southeast Missouri State University senior dance major has a bright future ahead of him, so much so his talents caught the attention recently of the Ruth Page Center for the Arts.

    Connor Sullivan of Lampe, Missouri, recently was awarded a full tuition scholarship to attend the Ruth Page Center for the Arts four-week Summer Dance Intensive. Sullivan was selected for the award after attending an audition March 7 in Southeast’s River Campus Dance Studio hosted by Victor Alexander, the director of the Ruth Page School of Dance in Chicago....

  • Southeast Student Teachers Embracing Learning Opportunity in Chile

    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    EaglesCAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, March 27, 2015 – As Southeast Missouri State University prepares the next generation of teachers, it embarks on sending three education majors for the chance of a lifetime to student teach in Chile, South America, over the next six weeks.

    The students are participating in a new exchange program through Eagles’ College in Iquiqué, a coastal city in northern Chile near the Bolivia and Peru borders. Eagles’ College is an English immersion school for pre-school through high school students....

  • Nonprofit Colleges Online Ranks Southeast’s Online B.S. in Criminal Justice Among Top 50

    Fri, 27 Mar 2015

    nonprofit badgeCAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, March 27, 2015 – Nonprofit Colleges Online has recognized Southeast Missouri State University’s online Bachelor of Science in criminal justice in its first  Students Before Profits ranking of the top 50 schools for online bachelor’s of criminal justice degree programs.

    Southeast’s program was ranked #21 overall and is one of just two programs recognized at state public institutions in Missouri. Nonprofit College Online rankings are designed to help prospective students make a smart choice about where to invest their time and money in earning their online degree. Schools and programs were evaluated based on publicly available information about accreditation, academic quality, student satisfaction, reputation in the field and cost....

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