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  • 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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  • Southeast Mathematics Offering Fresh Appeal with New Classrooms, Revamped Curriculum

    Mon, 25 Aug 2014

    MathLabCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 25, 2014 – New math computer classrooms in Memorial Hall opened today as fall 2014 semester classes begin at Southeast Missouri State University.

    The four-month project has resulted in a 2,600-square-foot math classroom with 60 computer stations, an 842-square-foot math tutoring center with 13 computer stations and a 447-square-foot math breakout room which adjoins the math classroom. The math center is just inside the foyer in the area that originally served as a ballroom....

  • Anderson Cooper, Soledad O’Brien Headline 2014-2015 Speakers Series

    Fri, 22 Aug 2014
    Tickets Go on Sale Aug. 25

    cooper_anderson(300)2CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 22, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University will continue its tradition of hosting fascinating presenters who share their experiences, knowledge and stories during its 2014-2015 University Speakers Series.

    Among this year’s lineup are Anderson Cooper, anchor of CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360°”; Mara Liasson, political correspondent for National Public Radio (NPR) and FOX News contributor; Richard Picciotto, chief of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY) and the highest ranking firefighter to survive the World Trade Center collapse; Soledad O’Brien, an award winning journalist, producer and television personality; Hill Harper,actor, author, health and wellness ambassador, educator and philanthropist; and Ozzie Smith, former St. Louis Cardinal and Baseball Hall of Famer....

  • River Campus Center Opening to Rave Reviews

    Wed, 20 Aug 2014
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    River Campus Center

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 20, 2014 – St. Agnes Academy High School classmates Abigail Crockett and Anna Ricci of Memphis, Tenn., have already settled in as roommates in the new River Campus Center opening this week at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

    “It’s very convenient and very homey,” Ricci said....

  • KRCU Airing Special Program on Ongoing Issues in Ferguson

    Wed, 20 Aug 2014

    KRCU coffee mugCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 20, 2014 – KRCU 90.9 FM Radio at Southeast Missouri State University will air a special hour-long program dedicated to recent events in Ferguson, Mo., at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20.

    KRCU will broadcast the program produced by “The Takeaway” and St. Louis Public Radio.

    The crisis in Ferguson deepened over the weekend despite calls for calm. Gov. Jay Nixon called in the National Guard after worsening violence seen since the death of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown. On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder briefed President Obama on the police shooting and the decision taken over the weekend to carry out a federal autopsy.  Holder is traveling to Ferguson today to meet with the FBI and other investigators....

  • Southeast Embracing Responsible Redhawks Campaign

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    Responsible RedhawkCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 19, 2014 – Raphael Pellenard, a Southeast Missouri State University junior from Marseilles, France, says the new Responsible Redhawks Guide due out this fall on campus will help prevent students from falling into some common college pitfalls.

    “You make your mistakes, and you learn from your mistakes,” said Pellenard, a junior biomedical science and chemistry major and a Towers West residence hall advisor. “This guides you through the mistakes so you don’t do those things again.”...

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