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Southeast’s Sikeston Autism Center Receives Missouri Foundation for Health Grant

The Southeast Missouri State University Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment has received a $64,000 Opportunity Grant from the Missouri Foundation for Health. The grant will help support the Center’s mission to provide support, tools and resources for families in the Bootheel, said Dr. Renee Patrick, director of Southeast’s Autism Center for Diagnosis and Treatment. [...]

Graduate Fulfills 30-Year Dream with Southeast Degree

Achieving a college degree has been a goal of Amber Hornbeck for nearly 30 years. She graduated this month from Southeast Missouri State University with a Bachelor of General Studies. “I remain hopeful about the future and grateful to have had the opportunity to complete a degree program at a University so close to home,” [...]

Cape Central Grads First to Complete Southeast’s ACE Program, Get Jumpstart on College

Four 2020 Cape Central High School graduating seniors have made the most of their high school years, so much so they’ve got a two-year jumpstart on their college education. The students – Jordan “Eli” Arnn, Maria Enderle, Megan Smart and Alexa “AJ” Cook — are the first to graduate from Southeast Missouri State University’s Accelerated [...]



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