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Hunger Banquet postponed
A Hunger Banquet scheduled for 6 p.m. today at Southeast Missouri State University has been postponed because of inclement weather. Rebekah Lawson, a senior at Southeast who co-organized the banquet, said the event will be rescheduled for early April, but an exact date has not yet been decided. Tickets purchased for the event can be redeemed at the April banquet...
Former mayor to lead board of regents at Southeast
The Southeast Missouri State University board of regents recently elected Jay Knudtson, former mayor of Cape Girardeau, as its new president. Knudtson's appointment became effective March 1. He succeeds Doyle Privett, whose term on the board of regents officially expired Jan. 1...
Southeast to close Thursday and Friday
The Cape Girardeau campus of Southeast Missouri State University will cancel all classes Thursday and Friday because of today's winter storm. Southeast and its regional campuses closed early today because of the storm. The region is under a winter storm warning through Thursday morning, with up to eight inches of snow expected...
Southeast president will be announced Wednesday
The 18th president of Southeast Missouri State University will be announced Wednesday at a news conference, university officials said. Jay Knudtson, president of the university's board of regents, and Doyle Privett, chairman of the presidential search and screening advisory committee, will announce the university's selection at 4 p.m. in Glenn Auditorium of Robert A. Dempster Hall...
Southeast to close campuses early Wednesday
Southeast Missouri State University's main campus in Cape Girardeau will close at 11 a.m. Wednesday because of an approaching snowstorm.
The university's regional campuses in Kennett, Malden and Sikeston, Missouri, also will close at that time.
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