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    Southeast Students Earn St. Louis American Foundation Scholarships

    Three Southeast Missouri State University students were recently awarded St. Louis American Foundation Scholarships and will be recognized during the 33rd Annual Salute to Excellence in Education Scholarship and Awards Virtual Gala Weekend on Oct. 16 and 17. This marks the third consecutive year Southeast students have been named recipients from the St. Louis American [...]

    Southeast Awarded Department of Education Grant for TRIO Student Support Services

    Southeast Missouri State University has been awarded a $1.9 million TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) grant from the U.S. Department of Education. Southeast will use the funding to support 200 Southeast students annually over a five-year period through the University’s Academic Support Centers. “At Southeast, we take pride in supporting students to pursue their higher [...]

    Southeast Appoints Rucker Vice President for Equity, Access and Behavioral Health

    Sonia Rucker, assistant to the president for Equity and Diversity and Dean of Students at Southeast Missouri State University, has been appointed vice president for equity, access and behavioral health. The appointment will be effective Sept. 1. In this role, Rucker will have oversight of the new Division of Equity, Access and Behavioral Health at [...]

    Report Highlights Southeast for Strategies to Boost Low-Income and Black Student Success

    Southeast Missouri State University is among five Missouri universities highlighted in the “Degrees with Less Debt: Postsecondary Strategies that Enhance Low-Income and Black Student Success” report released today by St. Louis Graduates. The report identifies strategies employed at colleges and universities attended by St. Louis area students to support low-income and Black students to graduation [...]


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