St. Louis City, Kansas City, and Northern Missouri, East St. Louis, Tennessee, and
All Other States
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Tony Rushing joined the admission team in January 2018 and works with students in
the St. Louis City, Kansas City, Northern Missouri, East St. Louis, Tennessee, and
All Other States.
Born and raised in St. Louis, Missouri, Tony graduated from Gateway Institute of technology
in May 2012. He then became a Redhawk and graduated from Southeast Missouri State
University in December 2017 with a Bachelor of Arts in Sport Management, Business
Administration and Communication Studies. Tony was involved on-campus with the Delta
Chi fraternity, Academic Support Centers, Redhawks Rugby Club, Student Government
Association, University Athletics Committee, Unified Young Leaders, Intramural Sports,
Black Student Union, Swing Dance and various on-campus jobs. Tony believes that being
involved on campus really enhances your overall college experience. Tony was recently
awarded the Vice President’s Distinguished Student Award for Creating Lasting and
Positive Change in the Campus Community.
Tony has also been involved in the Cape Girardeau community, participating in the
Read to Succeed Program that teaches elementary students how to read, he is a member
of the Chamber of Young Professionals and attends events with the Rotary Club of Cape
Girardeau. Tony loves to work with the community and give back when he can and expresses
that he appreciates everything the community has done to assist him in his endeavors.
In his free time, Tony likes to run marathons, play sports, go on adventures with
his dog, Kyndall, and volunteer around the community.
Tony is excited to meet with prospective students and share the opportunities that
await them at the amazing Southeast Missouri State University!