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  • Southeast Featured on 2014 Community Service Honor Roll

    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

    community-serviceCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Dec. 17, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University has been selected for inclusion on the 2014 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. The Corporation for National and Community Service distributes the award as a way of recognizing the colleges and universities that actively give back to the community.

    “The inclusion in the Honor Roll provides evidence of our campus commitment to community service and provides recognition for the work of so many students, faculty and staff in helping improve our communities,” said Dr. Bruce Skinner, assistant vice president for Student Success and Auxiliary Services at Southeast....

  • Regents to Consider Branding Study, Changes to Nondiscrimination Policies Dec. 18-19

    Wed, 17 Dec 2014

    BoardofRegentsMeetingCAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, Dec. 17, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents will consider a presentation from a firm hired to conduct a University branding study along with changes to business policies concerning nondiscrimination, Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity and Anti-Harassment, and a new Title IX Compliance Policy when it holds a two-day session Dec. 18-19.

    The meeting on Dec. 18 will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Board of Regents Room of Academic Hall. Action items on the morning open agenda will include consideration of the conferral of degrees, acceptance of the annual audits from Rubin Brown for the year ending June 30, 2014, and approval of a fee for credit card payments....

  • Sri Lankan Sisters Graduating Together from Southeast

    Wed, 17 Dec 2014
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    Izzathul, left, and Ismathul Mohamed Mehelar

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Dec. 17, 2014 – Sisters Ismathul and Izzathul Mohamed Mehelar of Kandy, Sri Lanka, plan to graduate from Southeast Missouri State University together Dec. 20.

    Attending school with my sister was one of the best decisions I ever made,” Ismathul said. “It made my life so much easier since I felt less homesick and had her as a friend by my side all the time. We always helped each other when one of us struggled in a class or with any problem. My sister has given me advice when I needed it and guided me to achieve success in college life together. We did some subjects together, and it is really fun and great to study together.”...

  • Southeast Commencement Marks Milestone Achievements for Grandmother, Granddaughter

    Tue, 16 Dec 2014

    Tessa McNallyCAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, Dec. 10, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University student Tessa McNally of Jackson, Missouri, and her grandmother Karen Donner will soon celebrate two milestones in both of their lives.

    Having a granddaughter complete a degree from Southeast 50 years after her own graduation is “absolutely wonderful,” says Donner

    McNally plans to graduate from Southeast Dec. 20 with a Bachelor of Science in Education with a major in early childhood education....

  • Dr. Kenneth L. Stilson to be Honored with PRIDE Award

    Mon, 15 Dec 2014

    Kenn StilsonCAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, Dec. 15, 2014 – “Stirring people’s emotions, making them feel something deeply, whether it be laughter, love, anger, revenge, triumph” – this deeply rooted passion is at the heart of what makes Dr. Kenneth L. Stilson tick.

    He will be rewarded for his fervor with Southeast Missouri State University’s 2014 PRIDE Award during commencement exercises at 2 p.m. Dec. 20. Stilson also will serve as grand marshal during commencement and present the Honors Convocation address at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 20. Both ceremonies are in the Show Me Center....

  • 680 to Receive Degrees at Southeast Winter Commencement

    Fri, 12 Dec 2014
    Dobbins Ken and Jeanine

    Mrs. Jeanine Larson Dobbins and Southeast President Kenneth W. Dobbins

    President and Mrs. Dobbins to Present Address

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Dec. 12, 2014 — A total of 680 students – 549 undergraduate and 131 master’s and specialist students – will receive degrees at Southeast Missouri State University’s winter commencement exercises at 2 p.m. Dec. 20 in the Show Me Center....

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