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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 set an all-time high retention rate and has seen an increase in its six-year graduation rate, according to a fourth-week enrollment report issued this week. Dr. Debbie Below, vice president for enrollment management and student success, presented the report to the Board of Regents today, saying the fall to fall [...]
Southeast Missouri State University senior Francesca Bucci of Gurnee, Illinois, told the Southeast Board of Regents today that Southeast made it possible for her to pursue degrees in two separate fields about which she’s passionate. Bucci, a double major in mass communication, public relations option, and theatre, acting option, was inspired by her parents who [...]
Southeast Missouri State University could begin selling beer and wine at home collegiate athletic events following a revision approved today to the University’s Alcohol Beverage Use policy by the Southeast Board of Regents. The new policy could be piloted with the 2019-2020 home basketball season that begins in late October. Southeast now joins a growing [...]
A new Institute for Cybersecurity is being created at Southeast Missouri State University to further research, education and service activities in this growing high-need field of study. The Institute will begin taking shape and will launch with the spring 2020 semester following approval today by the University’s Board of Regents. The Institute will enhance and [...]
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 [...]