• Southeast to be Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

    Mon, 23 Nov 2015

    LOC-AcademicCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 23, 2015 – Offices will be closed and classes will not be in session as Southeast Missouri State University observes the Thanksgiving holiday.

    Classes are not in session Nov. 23-27.  University offices will be closed Nov. 26-27.

    All recreation facilities will be closed Nov. 26-27. All Chartwells dining services operations are closed Nov. 26-28. Student meal plans will resume as usual on Sunday, Nov. 29.

    Classes will resume and offices will reopen at 8 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30....

  • President’s Leadership Academy Prepares Thanksgiving Baskets for Autism Center Clients

    Mon, 23 Nov 2015

    Thanksgiving basketsCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 23, 2015 – Southeast Missouri State University student members of the President’s Leadership Academy (PLA) are making a difference this week in in the lives of clients at the Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment.

    PLA members have made 50 Thanksgiving baskets with all the ingredients needed to prepare a traditional holiday meal.

    Preston King of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, and a participant this semester in the President’s Leadership Academy, said PLA learned that many families with Autistic children struggle financially in meeting their medical needs, making the holidays an added hardship....

  • ‘A Christmas Carol’ Returns to River Campus Dec. 3

    Fri, 20 Nov 2015

    A Christmas Carol croppedCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 20, 2015 – The Nebraska Theatre Caravan performing Charles Dickens’ epic Christmas classic “A Christmas Carol” is back by popular demand after a near sell-out crowd last season. It will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

    This is a repeat, demand performance, says Bob Cerchio, assistant director of the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts....

  • Southeast Alum named South Carolina’s Superintendent of the Year for Second Time

    Fri, 20 Nov 2015
    Dr. Stephen Hefner with eight recent graduates of Lexington-Richland District Five public schools.

    Dr. Stephen Hefner with eight recent graduates of Lexington-Richland District Five public schools.

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 20, 2015 – Dr. Stephen Hefner, a 1970 Southeast Missouri State University graduate and superintendent for Lexington-Richland District Five public schools, has been awarded the 2015 Superintendent of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators....

  • Karl R. Kunkel Named Provost

    Wed, 18 Nov 2015
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    Dr. Karl R. Kunkel (credit: Pittsburg State University)

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 18, 2015 – Dr. Karl R. Kunkel, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Pittsburg State University, has been named provost at Southeast Missouri State University.

    Through a nationwide search, 110 candidates were reviewed.  Kunkel was one of five finalists who visited the campus for interviews in late October....

  • Southeast Alumnus Giving Back as Executive in Residence

    Wed, 18 Nov 2015
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    Don Clayton

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 18, 2015 – Southeast Missouri State University consistently graduates some of the best students in the world, and one of those graduates has returned to campus this semester for a special assignment.

    Don Clayton grew up in Sikeston, Missouri, and graduated from Southeast in May 1997 as an accounting major. Since graduating, he spent the past 18 years in the corporate world including seven years at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), where he rose to the level of audit senior manager, and 11 years at HD Supply, where he served as chief financial officer of the Waterworks business unit for the past eight years....

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