Testing Continues Following Water Main Break; Schedule Adjustments Announced

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  • Testing Continues Following Water Main Break; Schedule Adjustments Announced

    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 28, 2014 – City crews have completed repairs on a city water main break that occurred early Wednesday on the Southeast Missouri State University campus. However, the line cannot be activated until city officials complete testing and obtain approval from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, which is not expected until late Friday or early Saturday.

    Water flow and pressure will remain at their current levels until the City of Cape Girardeau receives approval from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources to reopen the repaired water main. The water remains safe to drink on campus as it has been since the break was discovered....

  • University Closing Due to Water Main Break

    Wed, 27 Aug 2014

    EVT-MainBreakCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 27, 2014 — The main and River Campuses of Southeast Missouri State University are closing immediately due to a City of Cape Girardeau water main break that feeds the main campus.  Residence hall students are encouraged to return to campus on Monday, September 1st, and offices will open and classes will resume at 8 a.m., Tuesday, September 2, 2014.

    Residence halls will be open for those students who need to remain on campus, but  dining facilities will be available only in the Towers cafeteria, Rowdy’s, and at the River Campus....

  • Six St. Louis Alumni to Receive ‘Southeast Salutes’ Awards

    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    early morning Cityscape of St. Louis skyline in Missouri stateCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 28, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association will recognize six Southeast alumni from the St. Louis area at the 14th annual “Southeast Salutes” celebration Thursday, Sept. 11, at Ces and Judy’s, 10405 Clayton Road in St. Louis.

    Alumni, spouses and friends are welcome to attend. Registration is open, but space is limited. Hors d’oeuvres will be served, and a cash bar will be available. The cost is $15 per person, and reservations can be made through the Southeast alumni website, www.iAMsoutheast.com or by calling the University’s Alumni Relations office, (573) 651-2259....

  • New Nilsen Endowment Provides Scholarships, Visiting Authors, First Novel Prizes

    Thu, 28 Aug 2014

    The 2014 Nilsen Scholars, from left, are Erin Miller, Brittany Colbert, Alex Hughes and Clare Paniccia.

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 28, 2014 — The Dorothy and Wedel Nilsen Endowment for Writers began its first year of programming on July 1. The $271,000 endowment provides for a trinity of events at Southeast.

    For Southeast students, the Nilsen Visiting Writer Program brings a professional writer to campus each semester for a public reading and to visit classes. The Nilsen Scholarships for Masters in English—Professional Writing offers scholarships for graduate students.  The national Nilsen Prize for a First Novel awards $2,000, publication, and distribution to a top-notch, full-length book manuscript....

  • Regents to Meet Aug. 28

    Wed, 27 Aug 2014

    Board of Regents

    UPDATE: The meeting location has been changed to Dempster Hall Room 102

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 27, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents will meet at 8:30 a.m. Aug. 28 in the Board of Regents Room in Academic Hall.

    The Regents will consider a motion to go into a closed executive session for appropriate considerations regarding legal matters and personnel items.

    No announcements of actions will be made following the meeting....

  • 20 Years and Growing: Southeast Marks Two Decades of Steady Enrollment Growth

    Tue, 26 Aug 2014

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 26, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University today marks two consecutive decades of steady enrollment growth as the fall 2014 semester begins and the first-day census indicates a flourishing student population.

    Today’s enrollment report shows total student headcount at 11,580, up 2 percent from this time last year. Enrollment is expected to continue to grow through the fourth-week census when the figure is expected to surpass last year’s record enrollment of 11,917 students, University officials said. Southeast’s fall 2014 semester began Aug. 25.

    Beginning freshmen enrollment has grown by 132 students or 7.6 percent and today stands at 1,859.


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