Southeast Missouri State University


  • New Greenhouse at Southeast’s Malden Campus to Enhance Rice Breeding Efforts

    Fri, 17 Apr 2015

    rice2MALDEN, Missouri, April 16, 2015 – Architectural plans are being drawn for a new Rice Research Greenhouse at Southeast Missouri State University-Malden that is expected to broaden area rice breeding efforts spearheaded by the Missouri Rice Research and Merchandising Council with support from Southeast’s Department of Agriculture.

    The 1,440-square-foot facility will help further new high yielding rice varieties. Numerous classes will use the facility, including Plant Science, Soil Fertility and Weed Science....

  • U.S. Army Colonel Wins Crader Family Book Prize in American Values

    Tue, 14 Apr 2015

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 14, 2015 – The 2015 winner of the Crader Family Book Prize in American Values has been announced at Southeast Missouri State University.

    Douglas Mastriano has been selected as the winner for his book, “Alvin York: A New Biography of the Hero of the Argonne,” published by University Press of Kentucky.

    Mastriano is a colonel in the U.S. Army and a combat veteran of Iraq (Desert Storm) and Afghanistan.

    York (1887–1964), the subject of Mastriano’s book, was a conscientious objector, a reluctant hero of World War I and one of America’s most famous and celebrated soldiers. Known to generations through Gary Cooper’s Academy Award-winning portrayal in the 1941 film “Sergeant York,” he is credited with the capture of 132 German soldiers on Oct. 18, 1918, in the Meuse-Argonne region of France. For his acts of heroism and intelligent leadership in the face of nearly impossible odds, he was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor....

  • Cybersecurity Students Place Third at Midwest Regional CCDC

    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    CCDC-team-photo (3) 2015CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, April 13, 2015 — Cybersecurity students at Southeast Missouri State University took third place at the 2015 Midwest Regional Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (CCDC) March 27-28 at Moraine Valley Community College in Chicago.

    Southeast’s team advanced to the competition after taking first place for the third straight year at the Missouri Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Feb. 7.

    The competition also offered Cybersecurity Team members the opportunity to network with companies interested in hiring cybersecurity graduates....

  • The Arrow Wins Top Honors, 11 Awards at State Competition

    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    From left: Faculty Advisor Dr. Tamara Zellars Buck, Managing Editor Jay Forness, Editor Logan Young, Sports Editor Nick McNeal, and Arts and Entertainment Editor Zarah Laurence.

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 13, 2015 – The Arrow, Southeast Missouri State University’s student newspaper, was named the 2015 Best in State Newspaper and earned 10 other awards April 11 at the Missouri College Media Association convention at  Northwest Missouri State University in Maryville, Mo....

  • Southeast Fraternity, Sorority Members Gear up for Greek Week 2015

    Thu, 02 Apr 2015

    CL-GreekCAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, April 2, 2015 – Members of the social Greek-letter organizations at Southeast Missouri State University will kick off Greek Week 2015 April 11 with a number of events and friendly competition.

    Greek Week is regarded as a time set aside for all members of social Greek-letter organizations to channel their focus into giving back to the community by way of partnering with area non-profits and through pairings with other Greek chapters in friendly competition. This year’s theme is entitled ”Forever Young” and will encompass elements from animated children’s movies as well as 1970s themed music....

  • Symphony, Choir, Choral Union, Guest Ensembles Combine to Perform Beethoven’s Heralded ‘Ninth Symphony’

    Mon, 13 Apr 2015

    orchedstra 2014CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., April 13, 2015 — The Southeast Missouri Symphony, University Choir, and Choral Union, in collaboration with the Southern Illinois Symphony and the Southern Illinois University—Carbondale (SIU-C) Choir, will perform Beethoven’s famous “Ninth Symphony,” April 27 at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

    This monumental composition that continues to inspire and thrill audiences to this day will be presented at 7:30 p.m. in the Donald C. Bedell Performance with more than 180 musicians on stage, including more than 80 instrumentalists and more than 100 choral singers.  It will feature Southeast Missouri State University Department of Music faculty Lori Shaffer, Leslie Jones, Christopher Goeke, and Timothy Schmidt as vocal soloists.  Sara Edgerton, also of the Department of Music, will conduct the performance of the “Ninth Symphony.”...

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