Southeast Missouri State University


  • Gamma Sigma Sigma Volunteers with Memphis-based Non-Profits

    Wed, 25 Mar 2015

    Gamma Sigma Sigma food bankCAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, March 25, 2015 – Fifteen members of Gamma Sigma Sigma service sorority spent their spring break volunteering with Serve901, a volunteer agency, in Memphis, Tennessee, and completed a combined total of 270 service hours in three days.

    Serve901 is a community organization based in Memphis that matches volunteers to volunteering opportunities. Serve901 led Gamma Sigma Sigma to opportunities with the Mid-South Food Bank, Memphis Athletic Ministries, Agape, and an educational opportunity regarding sex-trafficking....

  • Southeast Reimagining High-Tech Learning Space for Education Majors

    Fri, 20 Mar 2015

    IRTC-MediascapeCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., March 20, 2015 – Southeast elementary education major Jacob James says he’s always wanted to be a teacher and being born in the age of technology has primed him for teaching “one-to-one,” an initiative sweeping schools nationwide.

    “Twenty years from now when (children) are my age, it’s going to be way more advanced than it is right now,” he said. “And they are going to have to be fluent in technology. It’s almost like a second language.”...

  • Southeast Alumni Among Honorees at Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals Conference

    Fri, 20 Mar 2015

    OSAGE BEACH, Missouri, March 20, 2015 – Four Southeast Missouri State University alumni were among educators honored at the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals 2015 Leadership Conference March 14-17 at Tan-Tar-A Resort in Osage Beach, Missouri.

    Dr. Michele Williams, principal of Chaffee (Missouri) Elementary School, was honored as a 2015 Missouri Distinguished Principal for the Southeast Region. Williams holds a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education, a Master of Arts and a Specialist degree in school administration, all from Southeast....

  • Southeast Hosting American College Dance Association Central Region Conference March 21-24

    Thu, 19 Mar 2015

    ACDA DanceCAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, March 19, 2015 – Four hundred dancers will converge at the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus for the American College Dance Association Central Conference March 21-24.

    “The organization felt that Southeast and the River Campus were a good fit for the conference in regards to faculty, staff, student volunteers and facilities. It is an honor to host a nationally recognized conference,” said Hilary Peterson, assistant professor and coordinator of dance at Southeast....

  • Three-Time ‘Best Musical’ Award Winner ‘Memphis’ Coming to Southeast’s River Campus

    Mon, 16 Mar 2015

    IMG_6463CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., March 16, 2015 – Tennessee meets Missouri when “Memphis” arrives at 7:30 p.m. March 30 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

    From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tenn., comes a hot new Broadway musical with a brand-new story to tell. Direct from its smash hit Broadway run and triumphant 55-city North America Tour, this award-winning musical comes to Cape Girardeau for just one night....

  • TRIO Day Highlights Accomplishments of Southeast Students, Staff and Community Members

    Sat, 14 Mar 2015

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, MISSOURI, March 14, 2015 – The annual National TRIO Day Celebration March 11 at Southeast Missouri State University honored the accomplishments of current and former participants in the Southeast TRIO programs as well outside institutions that partner with TRIO programs at Southeast.

    Sponsored by Academic Support Services, the dinner highlighted several Southeast students including Lisa Nolan of St. Louis, the 2015 TRIO Rising Star award recipient, and Jaime Acevedo of Aurora, Illinois, the inaugural winner of the Michael J. Helm Leadership Award. The Southeast Office of Student Financial Services (Financial Aid and Student Accounts) was honored as one of the 2015 TRIO Champions for its work with TRIO programs alongside Dr. Mike Cowan, principal of Cape Central High School....

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