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‘Interwoven: The Lives and Roles of Women’ Opens Aug. 6 in Crisp Museum

“Interwoven: The Lives and Roles of Women” by Jean Rissover opens Aug. 6, in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus. An opening reception is scheduled for 4-8 p.m. with an artist’s talk at 5:30 p.m. The exhibit will remain on display through Sept. 19. Admission [...]


Southeast Dance Graduate Earns Selective Spot at Cirque du Soleil Training Program

Kyndall Walton, a recent graduate of The Jeanine Larson Dobbins Conservatory of Theatre and Dance at Southeast Missouri State University, will soon attend a Cirque du Soleil training program at the San Diego Circus Center. Cirque du Soleil’s talent development program NexGen is a collaboration between Cirque du Soleil and select talent training centers to [...]


Gov. Parson Signs Bill Designating Southeast with a Statewide Mission in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, and Visual and Performing Arts

Gov. Mike Parson signed House Bill 297 (HB 297) into law on Tuesday, July 13, officially designating Southeast Missouri State University as an institution of higher education with a statewide mission in the areas of computer science, cybersecurity, and visual and performing arts. Southeast President Dr. Carlos Vargas was at the ceremony in Jefferson City [...]