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  • Southeast Psychology Alumna Now Full-Time Actress in Los Angeles

    Alumna Kathryn Taylor Smith has accomplished much in the years since her 1993 graduation from Southeast Missouri State University. From television acting to now performing in a one-woman show she wrote and produced, Smith says she continues to find her niche in Los Angeles, California. After completing her undergraduate work in psychology with a minor […]
  • Three Southeast Alumnae Receive Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards

    Three Southeast Missouri State University alumnae recently were recognized with Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards for being excellent St. Louis-area teachers. Jennifer Elliott of Festus, Missouri, Laura Leyes-Woods of Lemay, Missouri, and Melissa Wilkerson of Belleville, Illinois, were among 109 area educators recognized for their dedication and passion in the classroom. The ceremony and reception, […]
  • Southeast Alumna Tapped as White House Holiday Decorator

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Jordan Sandusky recently had the extraordinary opportunity of helping decorate the White House in Washington, D.C., for the holidays. Decorating the White House has been a five-year dream for Sandusky, a Dexter, Missouri, native and 2015 Southeast graduate. “The application process is very competitive and I applied five years in […]
  • #20 Southeast Missouri Faces #2 Weber State in Second Round of FCS Playoffs Saturday

    #20 Southeast Missouri (9-3) will face #2 Weber State (9-2) in the NCAA Division I Championship Second Round on Saturday, Dec. 1, in Ogden Utah. Saturday’s game will be broadcast live on the radio at Real Rock 99.3 FM. Watch live on ESPN3. SEMO advances to the second round after defeating #15 Stony Brook on Saturday, […]
  • Big Third Quarter Sends #20 Southeast Missouri to First-Ever Playoff Win Over #15 Stony Brook

    #20 Southeast Missouri (9-3) kept its historic season alive when it erased a 14-point deficit by scoring 28 third-quarter points en route to a 28-14 victory over #15 Stony Brook (7-5) Saturday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship. SEMO trailed, 14-0, at halftime after struggling against a tough Stony […]
  • Southeast Alumnus Telling St. Louisans’ Stories at FOX2 News

    Southeast Missouri State University graduate Derrion Henderson hasn’t wasted any time putting his multimedia journalism skills to work in a major media market with FOX2 News, KTVI, in St. Louis, Missouri. Henderson, a 2015 Southeast graduate, is a news anchor and reporter, covering news in St. Louis and the surrounding area. One of the first […]


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