Southeast Missouri State University


  • Southeast Student Presented PRSSA Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award

    Fri, 17 Oct 2014

    GilsCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 17, 2014 – Andrea Gils of Montevideo, Uruguay, a Southeast Missouri State University senior, was awarded the Marcia Silverman Minority Student Award at the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) National Conference White House Corresponding Awards Ceremony and Dinner Oct. 13 in Washington, D.C.

    The award, the largest presented by PRSSA, recognizes students for their dedication to the public relations industry, writing skills, demonstrated leadership, practical experience and academic achievement in public relations and overall studies. The award is a $5,000 scholarship presented by PRSSA and Public Relations Society of America Foundation. Ogilvy Public Relations Worldwide, a global public relations agency, also sponsors this scholarship....

  • Hollands’ Choice ‘Anything Goes’ Sailing into Southeast

    Fri, 17 Oct 2014

    Anything_Goes_5705-resampled RGBCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 17, 2014 – “Anything Goes,” winner of three 2011 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical Revival and Choreography , will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 1 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

    Earl and Margie Holland, for whom the Earl and Margie Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts at Southeast is named, have selected “Anything Goes” as their special choice event this season at the River Campus....

  • Peter Nero Performing ‘For Art’s Sake’ at River Campus

    Thu, 16 Oct 2014

    4.1.1CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 16, 2014 – Acclaimed jazz pianist Peter Nero will perform “For Art’s Sake: A Salute to Art Tatum” with Southeast’s jazz musicians in a tribute to jazz legend Art Tatum at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

    Nero will speak about Tatum’s childhood, family life,  influences, contact with other musicians, his life and training, accompanied with fantastic renditions of “Over the Rainbow,” “Someone to Watch Over Me,” “Ain’t Misbehavin’” and many other Nero favorites....

  • History Class Collaborating with Theatre Production to Enhance ‘Macbeth’ Experience

    Wed, 15 Oct 2014

    Macbeth-BOX OFFICECAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 15, 2014 – Students in “Castles in Context,” a European history class offered at Southeast Missouri State University, are creating interactive displays for theatre goers to explore when they attend the upcoming Department of Theatre and Dance’s performance of “Macbeth” during its run later this fall.

    “Macbeth” will be performed at Southeast’s River Campus at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30-Nov. 1 and Nov. 6-8 and at 2 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Wendy Kurka Rust Flexible Theatre. At each performance, audiences will have an opportunity to enhance their understanding of the time period in which “Macbeth” is set....

  • Princeton Review Recognizes Southeast MBA Program

    Tue, 14 Oct 2014

    BS-EconomicsCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 14, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University’s Master of Business Administration (MBA) program is outstanding, according to the education services company, The Princeton Review (

    The Company features the program in the new 2015 edition of its book “The Best 296 Business Schools” (Random House/Princeton Review) published last week.

    According to Robert Franek, Princeton Review senior vice president-publisher, “We recommend Southeast Missouri State University as one of the best institutions a student could attend to earn an MBA. We chose the 296 schools we profile in this book based on our high regard for their academic programs and our reviews of institutional data we collect from the schools. We also solicited and greatly respect the opinions of students attending these schools who reported on their experiences at their schools on our 80-question student survey for the book.”...

  • Southeast Alumna Awarded 2014 Air Force Association National Aerospace Teacher of the Year

    Tue, 14 Oct 2014

    Photo of Kaci  HeinsCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 14, 2014 – Committed to science and space education after attending Honeywell’s Space Academy for Educators, Southeast Missouri State University alumna Kaci Heins, of Flagstaff, Arizona, recently was awarded the 2014 Air Force Association National Aerospace Teacher of the Year.

    “I was blown away,” she said of the award. “The last four years have been the best roller coaster ride, and I just want more. When I look back over the past 10 years of teaching, I see that when a door opened, I went through. No hesitation and no regrets. However, I could not have been a teacher of the year on my own. I thankfully have the support of my husband, family, friends, school, community, parents and students. I would not be here if they had not supported me and believed in my abilities as a teacher. I’m still on cloud nine though.”...

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