• Southeast Recognized as Phi Kappa Phi Chapter of Excellence

    Thu, 08 Oct 2015

    Phi Kappa PhiCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 8, 2015 — The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi—the nation’s oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines—recently recognized the Southeast Missouri State University chapter of Phi Kappa Phi as a Chapter of Excellence, the highest commendation a chapter can receive from the organization.

    The award is given to chapters that excel in recognizing and promoting academic excellence in all fields of higher education and engaging the community of scholars in service to others....

  • Southeast Forensic Chemistry Student Explores Career Path with Illinois State Police Crime Lab

    Thu, 08 Oct 2015

    Abbey Stier

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 8, 2015 – Abbey Stier of Sherman, Illinois, got an up-close view of the work of forensic chemists this summer when she rolled up her sleeves in the Illinois State Police (ISP) crime lab in Belleville, Illinois.

    Abbey had the opportunity to learn in the newest of the ISP’s six crime labs, working side by side with chemists and forensic specialists in the collection, analysis, and storage of evidence and other crime related data. Part of this analysis included running previously collected and analyzed samples through a gas chromatograph and mass spectrometer.  This machine breaks down samples and prints out analyses of their components....

  • Southeast Adds New Twist to ‘Diversity in Communication’ Course

    Thu, 08 Oct 2015

    Michael Simmons and Dr. Tamara Buck bring varying perspectives to “Diversity in Communication” being taught in a new format this fall.

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 8, 2015 – Students enrolled in MC304 “Diversity in Communication” at Southeast Missouri State University are enjoying an innovative approach to learning this fall that combines both classroom and online learning along with instruction from two professors....

  • Southeast Alumnus a Heavy Hitter in Cardinal Nation

    Wed, 07 Oct 2015
    Meyer Justen

    Justen Meyer

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 7, 2015 — Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Justen Meyer of St. Louis, Missouri, goes to bat for the St. Louis Cardinals every day, ensuring the organization remains atop baseball’s best, in a league of its own.

    Justen is the manager of Group Sales for the Cardinals, and has been with the organization since 2005. In his current role, he engages organizations, such as local nonprofits, corporate-employee-recreation clubs, social clubs and professional groups, encouraging them to use Cardinals baseball as a means to achieve their daily objectives....

  • Regents Award Contract for First Phase of Greek Village Project

    Tue, 06 Oct 2015

    Greek Village Aerial - Perspective 10-5-2015CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 5, 2015 – The Southeast Missouri State University Board of Regents today awarded a $7.72 million contract for the Phase 1 Greek Housing project.

    The awarding of the contract today allows the University to now move forward with a construction budget for the housing development on the north end of the campus, north of the Show Me Center. The project includes the construction of four houses and an access drive off of Alumni Drive.  The project schedule calls for two houses to be complete by fall 2016 and two by fall 2017....

  • Catapult Creative House Dedication Oct. 16 to Launch Students on Entrepreneurial Path

    Mon, 05 Oct 2015

    Catapult pressCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 5, 2015 – Catapult Creative House, Southeast Missouri State University’s creative arts and industries incubator, will be officially dedicated during Homecoming festivities at 1 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 16,  at 612 S. Broadway in downtown Cape Girardeau.

    Catapult cultivates creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship by connecting interdisciplinary teams of students, faculty and practitioners in a rich array of hands-on learning experiences embedded in courses, collaborative projects and extracurricular programming....

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