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  • Drs. Ivan and Wanda Davenport Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

    The Drs. Ivan and Wanda Davenport Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Dr. Wanda “Sunny” Davenport of Festus, Missouri, made a $10,000 gift to establish the award in honor of her husband, the late Dr. Ivan “Joe” Davenport. This scholarship is meant to encourage students who have a passion for [...]
  • Southeast Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month

    Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month Sept. 15-Oct. 15 with a variety of events and activities commemorating Hispanic heritage and culture. To mark this year’s celebration, the “Brindando Educacion con Acceso,” or Believing Everyone Can Achieve (BECA) Hispanic/Latino Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Dr. Debbie Lee-DiStefano, Southeast [...]
  • Southeast Faculty Member, Student, Alumna Perform at ICA ClarinetFest 2019

    A Southeast Missouri State University faculty member, current student and alumna recently performed at the International Clarinet Association (ICA) ClarinetFest 2019 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Dr. Gabrielle Baffoni, associate professor of single reeds, Southeast senior Jennifer Hunt, 1999 Southeast alumna Rebecca Hill joined professional performers, university professors and students, as well as private teachers and pre-college [...]
  • Gaylan and Leona Friesenborg Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

    The Gaylan and Leona Friesenborg Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Dr. Trudy Lee, interim vice president for University Advancement and executive director of the Southeast Missouri University Foundation, and friends made gifts to establish the award in honor of Lee’s parents Leona and the late Gaylan, both of Gothenburg, [...]
  • Southeast Alumnus Awarded NASA FINESST Research Grant to Improve Satellite-Based Estimates of Arctic Cloud Properties

    Southeast Missouri State University 2017 alumnus Colten Peterson  recently was awarded a Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology (FINESST) research grant. Peterson, from Champaign, Illinois, and now a University of Michigan doctoral student, was awarded the grant to fund his research proposal titled “Improving Arctic Cloud Phase Retrievals using Far-Infrared Radiances.” [...]
  • Holigan Family Scholarship to Benefit Puxico Students at Southeast, Three Rivers

    Harold and Hermena (Parks) Holigan love their hometown of Puxico, Missouri, so much so that they have established the Holigan Family Scholarship so Puxico High School graduates can reach and achieve their higher education goals. The ongoing, restricted scholarship was established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation and the Three Rivers Endowment Trust and will [...]

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