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  • Don and Gloria LaFerla Named Friends of the University

    Don and Gloria LaFerla of Joplin, Missouri, have been named Friends of the University by the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. The Friend of the University award, which recognizes those who support and who are closely associated with the mission, purposes, plans and programs of the University, is the highest honor bestowed by the Southeast Missouri [...]
  • Southeast Alumnus, St. Louis Artist to Present ‘Prints as Activism’ in After Hours Series

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus and artist Zack Petot will discuss his work while raising awareness of violence against the LGBTQ+ community in his March 12 “After Hours: Conversations on Art and Culture” lecture at Southeast’s Catapult Creative House. Petot, a fine artist, educator and curator from St. Louis, Missouri, will present “Prints as Activism.” [...]
  • Southeast Expanding River Campus with New Art Complex

    Southeast Missouri State University announces plans to expand its River Campus with a new art complex to house its ceramics, sculpture and painting programs, creating a “gateway to the arts” in downtown Cape Girardeau. Via a public-private partnership, Southeast will expand its River Campus footprint through renovation and expansion of a facility at 340 S. [...]
  • Donald and Arlene Wollenweber Memorial Scholarship Established at Southeast

    The Donald and Arlene Wollenweber Memorial Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Steve and Judy Schneider of Jackson, Missouri, and Ruth and Randy Kent of Centralia, Illinois, created the endowed scholarship in memory of Judy and Ruth’s parents. The renewable scholarship will be awarded to a Southeast student majoring in accounting, [...]
  • Southeast Alumna Curates Poems, Watercolor Paintings Exhibit at Cape Public Library

    “Parlor Room,” a solo exhibition of works by Rachael Zur, will be on display from March 6-27 at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The exhibition, curated by Southeast Missouri State University alumna Ashley Sexton, is free and open to the public. Works will change daily, and visitors are encouraged to visit often. Zur is a [...]
  • Southeast Alumna Kaci Heins Named 2020 Winner of Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Kaci Heins, director of Space Center University® in Houston, will be honored with the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award at a special presentation in March. Heins will receive the award March 30 at the Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Professional Development Workshop at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado [...]


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