Southeastern News

Hal Bowman to present “Teach Like A Rock Star’’ workshop on Aug. 24

_halbowman (3)DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Project Teach will sponsor an educational workshop, “Teach Like A Rock Star,” on Thursday, August 24 in the Magnolia Ballroom.

The workshop will be held in the Magnolia Ballroom from 12:30-3 p.m. and there is no admission charge. The public is invited to attend, but there is limited seating.

Hal Bowman, author of “A Grade Above,” “A Step Ahead,” and “Teach Like A Rock Star,” will conduct the workshop, which will be highly informative for education majors.

Bowman has spent more than 20 years pursuing what drives student achievement. The workshop reflects the profound educational and personal impact teachers have on students’ lives. It is research-based, results-driven and offers powerful tools, strategies, resources and an extraordinary learning environment.

           Project Teach is a Student Support Services TRIO  program that is designed to enhance teacher preparation k-12. It is funded through a grant from the U.S. Department of Education.

High school students learn about medical careers at OSU mini-camp

Dr. Kayse Shrum from OSU addresses the students Tuesday morning.

Dr. Kayse Shrum from OSU addresses the students Tuesday morning.

DURANT, Okla. – More than 100 high school students attended the Oklahoma State University’s College of Medicine’s Operation Orange event Tuesday.

The mini medical camp, designed to inform students about educational opportunities and careers in the field of medicine, was hosted by Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Students from Oklahoma, Texas, and Arkansas attended the sessions in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.

Students participated in a number of activities at the mini-camp.

Students participated in a number of activities at the mini-camp.

Participants were involved in hands-on demonstrations; met current Oklahoma State University medical students; studied human anatomy with a heart, lungs and brain; performed intubations by using a simulator; and learned more about career opportunities in the healthcare field.

2Offering remarks to the students were were OSU Center for Health Sciences CEO  Dr. Johnny Stephens; OSU Center for Health Sciences President Dr. Kayse Shrum; Chief Gary Batton of The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma; and Southeastern president Sean Burrage.

Southeastern hosting OSU College of Medicine mini-camp for high school students

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will be hosting one of Oklahoma State University’s College of Medicine’s Operation Orange events.
This free, one-day mini medical camp for high school students (grades 9-12)  is scheduled for  Tuesday, June 13,  from 9 a.m. — 3 p.m. in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.

Some 135 students are expected to attend to learn more about careers in medicine.

Participants will be involved in hands-on demonstrations; meet current Oklahoma State University medical students; study human anatomy with a heart, lungs and brain; perform intubations by using a simulator; and learn more about career opportunities in the healthcare field.

To register, email  Tanner.Thompson@okstate.edu

Southeastern hosts 104th Curriculum Contest on March 30

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host the 104th Inter-High School Curriculum Meet on Thursday, March 30.

The day begins with an 8:30 a.m. sign-in for school sponsors on the second floor of the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.

Testing will cover such subjects as Science, Psychology, Computers, Music, Government & Politics, Mathematics, Finance and History.

 

Curriculum Contest director Dr. James Britton said, “This is a big event and an exciting time for the high school students. We’re expecting about 1,500 students from 70 schools and really looking forward to seeing so many visitors on our campus.”

“Children of the Civil Rights’’ documentary aired in Student Union

JuliaClifford, director of the documentary, sets the stage for the showing of the film.

JuliaClifford, director of the documentary, sets the stage for the showing of the film.

Special guests Joyce Henderson, Bill Clifford and Joyce Jackson participate in a discussion following the film’s showing.

Special guests Joyce Henderson, Bill Clifford and Joyce Jackson participate in a discussion following the film’s showing.

DURANT, Okla. – More than 100 students, faculty and staff  from Southeastern Oklahoma State University attended a special screening of  “Children of the Civil Rights,’’ a documentary based on the Oklahoma City restaurant sit-ins in 1958-64.  The film was shown Thursday in the Glen D.  Johnson  Student Union.

Also in attendance were the film’s director – Julia Clifford, a Southeastern graduate (’92) and Ardmore native – along with three individuals who were involved in the sit-ins, Joyce Jackson, Joyce Henderson and Bill Clifford, the director’s father.

 

Following the 60-minute film, a question-and-answer session was held.

Promotional materials state the following about the documentary:

“For six years, a group of kids went into restaurants and asked for service. It never got violent; it never really made national news; but together, they turned around every restaurant except onebefore the 1964 Civil Rights Act.’’

This event was sponsored by the Southeastern Student Support Services and the Office for Student Life.

SE Live and Native American Visitation Day scheduled for February 3

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host SE Live Open House and Native American Visitation Day on Wednesday, February 3.

Future students, their parents and families are invited to come out and experience life at Southeastern.

Students should register for SE Live online at  http://www.se.edu/future-students/visit/selive/

 

Walk-ins will be accepted during registration from 8-9 a.m. in the Glen D.

Johnson Student Union.

 

Students and parents will be able to explore the campus and residence life,experience Southeastern traditions and attend a Southeastern class.

They will also interact with Southeastern students, visit with admissions and financial aid representatives and academic department advisors.

SE Live includes one free lunch ticket for students, and all students attending will receive a Southeastern sackpack.

Southeastern to participate in Martin Luther King Day of Service

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will participate in the Martin Luther King Day ofService from 9 a.m. — 2 p.m. on Monday, January 18.

A Southeastern tradition, the Day of Service annually features between 90-145 students, faculty and staff. Classes will not be held that day, but all University offices will be open.

Michelle Hornbeak, Student Activities Coordinator for the Office of StudentLife, oversees the Day of Service. Hornbeak said, “We always have a wonderful turnout from athletics, student organizations, faculty and staff. ‘’

Volunteers will meet on the second floor of the Glen D. Johnson Student Union at 9 a.m. to receive assignments for the day. Volunteer work locations will include Washington Irving, Northwest Heights and Robert E. Lee elementary schools; Families Feeding Families; St. Catherine’s Food Bank; and the Boys and Girls Club of Durant.

Lunch will be provided for the volunteers on the Martin Luther King Day of Service.

Southeastern Aviation Sciences hosts open house on December 4

DURANT, Okla. – The Southeastern Oklahoma State University Aviation Sciences Institute will host an Open House/Visitation Day on Friday, December 4.

The event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and begin on the main campus in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union.

Participants may tour the flight facilities, meet regional airline representatives, tour campus and residence halls, visit with faculty flight instructors and experience the flight simulator.

The Aviation Sciences program has expanded since its inception almost 50 years ago with courses now delivered in Durant, Tinker Air Force Base and Rose State College in Midwest City and Oklahoma City Community College.

To register for the event, visit http://homepages.se.edu/aviation/.

SE Live/Native American Visitation Day scheduled for Nov. 11

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host SE Live/Native American Visitation Day for future students, their families and friends on Wednesday, November 11.

Registration is at 8 a.m. in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union, with the program to begin in Montgomery Auditorium.

Visitors will be able to explore the campus and Residence Life, experience Southeastern traditions and attend a Southeastern class.

Also available will be visits with representatives from Admissions, Financial Aid, and academic departments.

The SE Live experience includes one free lunch ticket and a SE Sackpack. For more information, visit http://www.se.edu/future-students/visit/selive/

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/