Our philosophy has always been that students will only be excellent professionals if we teach them both the scientific principles and practical skills required. The faculty applies their knowledge and skills to improve the world around them. We expect the same from our students. The faculty involves students in a number of initiatives, so that they may gain experience planning, implementing, and evaluating activities. Whether they be health screenings, athletic contests, or exercise programs the students are involved in every phase of the event. The graduates of our programs have hundreds of hours of practical experience in the field through which they have applied the lessons from the classroom. We pride ourselves on affording students with high quality real world experiences upon completion of the degree.
Southeast Missouri State University student Veronica Southworth is spending her summer as a camp counselor at Camp Henry in Newaygo, Michigan, making sure summer campers have fun and create lifelong memories. “Every day, I’m responsible for a group of campers from the time they wake up until the time their head hits the pillow,” said [...]
Dr. Joe Pujol, chair of the Department of Kinesiology, Nutrition and Recreation and professor of exercise science at Southeast Missouri State University, has been appointed interim dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Studies, effective June 1, 2019. Pujol, who has served as a faculty member for 23 years, 15 of those as [...]
The Southeast Missouri State University community is invited to share their stories, speak out and learn from experts about the struggles of eating disorders and how to overcome them during a variety of events as part of Eating Disorders Awareness Week (EDAW) Feb. 25-28. The week begins with a #SEMOPROUD Campaign and Affirmation Jar from [...]