Southeast Missouri State University


  • River Campus Center Opening to Rave Reviews

    Wed, 20 Aug 2014
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    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.

    “It’s gorgeous,” Crockett added. “I love it. The dorm is so pretty. My parents didn’t want to leave.”...

  • 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.”...

  • Opening Week Activities Welcome New Students to Campus

    Mon, 18 Aug 2014

    2013_Move In05CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 18, 2014 – Maggie Eggleston of South St. Louis County remembers well her opening week as a new freshman at Southeast Missouri State University last fall.

    “I went to a lot of the opening events last year, and they were a great way to meet people and get free stuff,” she said. “The University does a nice job of giving incoming freshman plenty of things to do their first couple weeks so they can venture out of their dorm rooms and get more familiar with campus and upper classmen.”...

  • Southeast Announces Summer 2014 Dean’s List

    Thu, 14 Aug 2014

    Campus_LifeCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 14, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University announces students named to the Dean’s List for academic achievement during the summer 2014 session.

    Students named to the list earned at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and completed at least six degree credit hours during the summer session.

    To view the List, visit

  • MAC Awards $23,717 in Grants to Support University Arts, Literary Initiatives

    Tue, 12 Aug 2014

    MACnoshadowCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 12, 2014 – The Missouri Arts Council (MAC) recently awarded five grants totaling $23,717 to support a variety of arts initiatives in the coming year at Southeast Missouri State University.

    MAC awarded $7,700 to support the Jazz Dance Residency Program, $2,000 to help with the printing and distribution of the University Press’ “Big Muddy: Journal of the Mississippi River Valley,” $3,920 for the 14th annual Southeast Missouri Symphony Orchestra Concert Series, $4,525 to assist with two exhibits in the 2014-2015 series at the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum, and $5,572 to help cover production costs for the Department of Theatre and Dance’s production of “Macbeth.”...

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