Southeast Missouri State University


  • 37th Annual High School Art Exhibition’ Opens Feb. 8 at Southeast’s Crisp Museum

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    VP-ArtCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 26, 2015 – The “Exhibiting Excellence: 37th Annual High School Art Exhibition” will be displayed beginning Feb. 8 in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus.

    The public is invited to an opening reception from 2-4 p.m. Feb. 8. The exhibit will be on display until March 8. Admission is free.

    The artistic talents of junior and senior high school students from southern Illinois and southeast Missouri will be on display....

  • New Southeast Certificate Program Preps Students to Identify, Respond to Child Abuse, Neglect Cases

    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 26, 2015 – Southeast Missouri State University senior Halston Hutchison of St. Louis, Missouri, knows that identifying the warning signs of child abuse and neglect will be critical as she enters the world of social work.

    “I chose to start the child advocacy certification because I plan to work with children throughout my social work career whether they are my clients or if I am volunteering at facilities that aid children,” said the social work major. “I hope this certificate will help my career as a social worker to know the laws and protection orders surrounding children’s rights as well as safety.”...

  • Gause Named New Chair of Southeast’s Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling

    Fri, 23 Jan 2015

    UCM-CPGuaseCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 23, 2015 – Dr. C.P. Gause has been named the new chair of the Department of Educational Leadership and Counseling at Southeast Missouri State University.

    Gause began his new duties Jan. 1. He replaces Dr. Ruth Ann Roberts who served as interim chair before retiring.

    Gause joins Southeast from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, where he had been serving as associate professor of higher education in the Department of Teacher Education and Higher Education and director of doctoral Graduate Studies in Educational Studies-Higher Education. He previously served as associate professor and assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership and Cultural Foundations. He began his career in 2002 as an assistant professor in the Department of Counseling and Leadership at Winthrop University in Columbia, South Carolina....

  • Prospective Students Invited to Southeast Show Me Days Feb. 14, 16

    Fri, 23 Jan 2015

    EVT-ShowMeDayCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 23, 2015 – Two opportunities are available in February for prospective students and their parents to attend Show Me Day on the campus of Southeast Missouri State University.

    Upcoming Show Me Days are scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 14, and Monday, Feb. 16, on the President’s Day holiday.

    “Show Me Day is an opportunity for individuals interested in Southeast to visit our campus and see the wide variety of academic programs and services we offer,” said Lenell Hahn, director of Admissions....

  • Upward Enrollment Trend Continues at Southeast for Spring 2015

    Thu, 22 Jan 2015

    CL-GeneralCAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 22, 2015 – Following two decades of steady growth and 14 years of record-breaking enrollment as reported last fall, Southeast Missouri State University announces its first-day spring 2015 enrollment figures which continue that upward trend.

    Total first–day spring 2015 semester enrollment is up 1.9 percent at Southeast Missouri State University, according to a preliminary enrollment report compiled after the first full day of classes of the spring 2015 semester....

  • Southeast Commemorating Black History Month with Discussions, Activities

    Thu, 22 Jan 2015
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    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Jan. 22, 2015 – Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate Black History Month in February with events designed to commemorate the heritage of African-Americans.

    “These events are important to the campus because diversity in all forms must be addressed to the entire community,” said Sean Spinks, retention coordinator in Academic Support Centers at Southeast.  “The events and activities provide everyone the opportunity to reflect on previous societal injustices and struggles. As students, faculty, staff and community members — we must continue to strive for equity and empowerment. Active participation in these events will help all members of the campus community engage in the continuous movement toward self-efficacy. This time of reflection and celebration encourages the campus community to voice their thoughts and learn as individuals what we all can do to build a stronger, active, and responsive community.”...

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