Southeast Missouri State University


  • Southeast Education Preparation Evolving with Updated Classrooms, IRTC Improvements

    Tue, 02 Sep 2014


    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 2, 2014 – Education majors at Southeast Missouri State University are learning in newly updated classrooms beginning this semester, and a modernized, state-of-the-art Instructional Resource Technology Center (IRTC) is coming soon.

    The College of Education is spearheading these efforts to improve the quality of education for its students with renovations to four of its classrooms on the third floor of the Scully Building....

  • NYC Fire Dept. Chief Speaking at Southeast on Patriot Day

    Tue, 02 Sep 2014

    Picciotto R-Photo (High Res HEADSHOT 2011)CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 2, 2014 – Richard “Pitch” Picciotto, chief of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) and the highest ranking firefighter to survive the World Trade Center collapse, will be the keynote speaker for Patriot Day on Wednesday, Sept. 10, at Southeast Missouri State University, with two flag ceremonies to follow Sept. 11.

    Picciotto will speak at 11:30 a.m. Sept. 10 in Academic Hall Auditorium, kicking off Southeast’s 2014-2015 Speakers Series. The title of his address is “Last Man Down.” The event is free for faculty, staff, students and the public, and no tickets are necessary....

  • Twain Expert to Celebrate Kent Library’s 75th Anniversary

    Sat, 30 Aug 2014

    Kent LibraryCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 30, 2014 – Henry Sweets, a Mark Twain expert and executive director of the Mark Twain Boyhood Home and Museum in Hannibal, Missouri, will speak at Southeast Missouri State University Sept. 4-5 in celebration of Kent Library’s 75th anniversary.

    “Is Mark Twain Relevant Today?” is the topic of Sweets’ presentation scheduled for 7 p.m. Sept. 4 in Sadie’s Place in Kent Library. The program is open to the public and is sponsored by Kent Library in partnership with the Missouri Humanities Council. Refreshments will be served....

  • 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, 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 Master of 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....

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