Southeastern News

Fall classes begin August 21

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will begin fall classes on Monday, Aug. 21.

Prior to that, a Faculty Symposium will be held August 16-17, and Freshman Convocation is scheduled for August 19.

Fall semester begins at Southeastern, freshman numbers up

Southeastern president Sean Burrage speaks at Freshman Convocation. 

Southeastern president Sean Burrage speaks at Freshman Convocation.

DURANT, Okla. – An overflow crowd gathered in Montgomery Auditorium Saturday afternoon as Southeastern Oklahoma State University held Freshman Convocation.

The event officially welcomes new freshmen and their parents to the Southeastern campus. This fall, first-time freshman enrollment at Southeastern is currently up approximately 10% over last fall.

University president Sean Burrage was among those offering remarks, with  Southeastern faculty, staff and students also attending the annual event.

Following the 30-minute program, a cookout was held on the front lawn of campus.

Earlier in the summer, new students attended Camp SE, an orientation program.

Fall classes began on Monday, with the Office of Student Life offering a Storm Week of campus activities for students.

Fall classes begin August 15

DURANT, Okla. – Fall classes will begin on Monday, Aug. 15, at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Prior to that, a number of events are scheduled, including the Faculty Symposium,Aug. 9-10, in the Fine Arts Recital Hall; Faculty-Staff General meeting, Aug. 11, Ballroom; and Freshman Convocation, Aug. 13, Montgomery Auditorium.

Southeastern schedules Welcome Week activities

DURANT, Okla. – A variety of activities are on tap at Southeastern Oklahoma State University as fall classes begin Monday, Aug. 17.

“Welcome Week’’ activities will be held Aug. 15-20. Housing and Residence Life Check-in, better known as move-in day, begins Saturday, Aug, 15, in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union. A 4:30 p.m. is Freshman Convocation in Montgomery Auditorium (Morrison Hall). A BBQ meal on the front lawn of campus will follow convocation.

Among the other activities throughout the week are movies, a block party, stickball, merchant/organization fair, and a Savage Storm football scrimmage.

For a complete list of Welcome Week events, please go to http://www.se.edu/events/welcome-week/

 

Fall classes begin August 17

DURANT, Okla. – Fall classes will begin on Monday, August 17, at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Prior to that, on August 11-12, the fourth annual Southeastern Faculty Symposium is scheduled. The symposium is focused on professional development and offers faculty members the opportunity to advance their knowledge and experience through the exchange of ideas and approaches to teaching, scholarship, and service.

Also, on August 15, Freshman Convocation will be held in Montgomery Auditorium at 4:30 p.m. Southeastern president Sean Burrage and faculty and staff members will attend and welcome new students and their parents to campus.

Freshman Convocation attracts large crowd

DURANT, Okla. – Freshman students, their parents, and faculty and staff members enjoy a cookout on the front lawn Saturday after attending Freshman Convocation at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. A number of speakers welcomed the new students to campus at the event, which was held in Montgomery Auditorium. Classes began Monday.

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Freshman Convocation set for Saturday; Fall classes begin Aug. 18

 Dr. Susan Morrison, left, addresses the audience Tuesday at the Faculty Symposium. Morrison, Dr. Vivian Guarnera, Dr. Thomas Harvey, and Dr. Jerry Stout offered a presentation on “Teacher Effectiveness.’’

Dr. Susan Morrison, left, addresses the audience Tuesday at the Faculty Symposium. Morrison, Dr. Vivian Guarnera, Dr. Thomas Harvey, and Dr. Jerry Stout offered a presentation on “Teacher Effectiveness.’’

DURANT, Okla. – The start of the fall semester is near at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Fall classes begin on Monday, Aug. 18.

Prior to that, Freshman Convocation will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in Montgomery Auditorium. At that time, new Southeastern president Sean Burrage

will address new students and their parents. A cookout will follow on the front lawn of campus.

Earlier this week, a two-day Faculty Symposium was held on campus. This professional development opportunity allowed faculty members to advance their knowledge and experience through the exchange of ideas and approaches to teaching, scholarship, and service.

On Monday of this week, orientation for new faculty members was held.

Welcome Week 2014

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host the 2014 Welcome Week with six days of activities scheduled to greet students.

Michelle Hornbeak, Interim Student Activities Coordinator, said: “I am always excited about Welcome Week. When I was a freshman I remember making new friends, discovering new things about the campus and the cool giveaways.

“This year I have been able to plan and promote the events and I am looking forward to seeing students attend each one.”

Fall classes begin on Monday, Aug. 18.

2014 Welcome Week Schedule

Saturday, August 16

  • 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. – Residence Hall check-in, Glen D. Johnson Student Union (SU)
  • 4:30 p.m. – Freshman Convocation, Montgomery Auditorium
  • 5:00 p.m. – Convocation Cook-Out, front lawn
  • 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Residence Hall check-in, continued

Sunday, August 17

  • 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – Residence Hall Orientation, SU Gym
  • 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. – Sundaes on Sunday, SU (sponsored by RHA)

Monday, August 18

  • 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – We’ve Got answers, under the clock tower
  • 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 – Free Massages in the SU Atrium
  • 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – The Chill Zone, SU Rustin Plaza (Sponsored by the Cheer Squad)

Tuesday, August 19

  • 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. – We’ve Got Answers, under the clock tower
  • 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Block Party, 4th & University (in front of Shearer Hall)
Bring Student ID!

Wednesday, August 20

  • 5:00 p.m. – Campus Praise & Meal, SU loft
  • 7:30 p.m. – Hypnotist: Jeff Michaels, Fine Arts Theater

Thursday, August 21

  • 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. – “A Taste of Durant” Merchant/Organization Fair, SU loft
  • 6 p.m. – Savage Storm football scrimmage, Paul Laird Field

Fall classes begin Aug. 18

DURANT, Okla. – Fall classes will begin on Aug. 18 at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Prior to that, two sessions of Camp SE orientation for new students  are scheduled (July 20-21 and July 27-28).

Freshman Convocation will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 4:30 p.m. in Montgomery Auditorium. A cookout will follow on the front lawn of campus.

Freshman Convocation

DURANT, Okla. — Freshman Convocation was held Saturday afternoon in Montgomery Auditorium at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Following a short program, incoming freshmen and their parents enjoyed a cookout on the front lawn. Fall classes began Monday.

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