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  • 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.

    “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 http://semo.edu/registrar/deans-list-summer-2014.html....

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