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Roll up your sleeves, and get to work. Learning at Southeast is about doing, so here you’ll take that lecture and put it to practice. And with a plethora of student activities, organizations, leadership opportunities, intramural sports and the rec center, you can do all that you like.
Southeast Missouri State University has been recognized among the top 100 best regional universities in the Midwest, according to the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings. Southeast is ranked 78th among the best regional universities in the Midwest, up 12 places from its 2019 ranking. Institutions classified as “Regional Universities” offer a [...]
Families of Southeast Missouri State University students are invited to visit their students, enjoy the campus and experience all the City of Cape Girardeau has to offer Sept. 20-22 with a full schedule of activities on Family Weekend. The weekend features fun-filled family-oriented events highlighted by a Redhawks football game on Saturday, Sept. 21. “Family Weekend [...]
Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15 with a variety of events and activities commemorating Hispanic heritage and culture. To mark this year’s celebration, the “Brindando Educacion con Acceso,” or Believing Everyone Can Achieve (BECA) Hispanic/Latino Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Dr. Debbie Lee-DiStefano, Southeast [...]
Dr. Doug Koch, vice provost of academic programs and services at the University of Central Missouri (UCM), has been named the new vice provost at Southeast Missouri State University effective Sept. 1. “I am very pleased that Dr. Koch will be joining Southeast as our new Vice Provost,” said Dr. Mike Godard, Southeast provost. “Dr. [...]
Southeast Missouri State University has announced the new Will To Do Award, a scholarship to make higher education more affordable and accessible throughout the state. The Will To Do Award is a need-based scholarship to fill the gap in eligible Pell students’ unmet tuition and general fees beginning in fall 2020. The new scholarship, University [...]
Tameka Herrion, former scholarship manager for the St. Louis Community Foundation, has been named the new director of College Planning at Southeast Missouri State University. A Southeast alumna, Herrion will begin her new duties Sept. 1 and will represent Southeast in the St. Louis metropolitan area, developing and delivering impactful educational programming to promote college [...]