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  • Shvetha and Adam Gohn International Student Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

    The Shvetha and Adam Gohn International Student Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. The Gohns, who are Cape Girardeau residents, made a $10,000 gift to establish the award. The renewable scholarship will be awarded to an international student. First preference will be for an international student from India. Second preference [...]
  • ‘White Lies’ Serialized Investigative Podcast Airing Feb. 2-March 15 on KRCU

    A new seven-part radio series exploring one of the most significant unsolved murders of the Civil Rights era will be broadcast by KRCU Public Radio at Southeast Missouri State University on Sundays, Feb. 2-March 15. “White Lies,” a serialized investigative podcast from National Public Radio’s (NPR) Investigations Team, tells the story of the unsolved murder [...]
  • Southeast to Break Ground on Veterans Plaza

    Southeast Missouri State University will recognize the military service of veterans and their families with a new Veterans Plaza to begin taking shape this semester. Groundbreaking for the project is scheduled later this month. The University’s Veterans Plaza will be located between Academic Hall and Memorial Hall and will face the parking lot along Academic [...]
  • 2019: A Southeast Year in Review

    2019 was a remarkable year of achievement at Southeast. From reaffirmation of our Higher Learning Commission accreditation and innovation in academic programs to new partnerships and facilities, and athletic accomplishments, Southeast continues to look to the future while maintaining our ever present commitment to student success. As 2019 comes to a close, we look back at some of [...]
  • Two Southeast Alumnae Receive Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards

    Two Southeast Missouri State University alumnae recently were recognized with Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards for their accomplishments and dedication to their students and the teaching profession. Amy Sheehan of Caseyville, Illinois, and Cassie Peterein of Festus, Missouri, were among 100 local educators honored for their commitment to shaping students’ lives Nov. 17 at Emerson’s [...]
  • Passion for History Leads Alum to Career in Archaeology

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Matt McKnight is living his dream job as chief archaeologist at the Maryland Historical Trust in Baltimore, Maryland. A career in archaeology is what he knew he wanted to do since he was a kid, growing up in Flora, Illinois, and Kansas City, Missouri. McKnight’s family trips always included pit [...]


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