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SE Live open house scheduled for November 15

DURANT, Okla. Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host SE Live on Wednesday, November 15.

SE Live is an open house event on Southeastern’s Durant campus that is targeted toward high school juniors, seniors, and their parents. Students are requested to register by Nov. 13 at http://www.se.edu/selive/

Prospective Southeastern students will have the opportunity to tour the campus, experience University traditions, learn about academic majors, receive information on admissions, scholarships and financial aid, and meet faculty, staff and current students.

Registration will be from 8-9 a.m. in the auditorium of the Glen D. Johnson  Student Union, followed by the  opening session in Montgomery Auditorium at 9 a.m.

During this time, there will be performances by the True Blue Ambassadors, school mascot ‘Bolt,’ Southeastern band, cheerleaders and the Sparks dance team.

Southeastern president Sean Burrage will also offer remarks during the opening session. There will be a number of breakout sessions throughout the morning and  students can choose to attend those they prefer.

There will also be sessions for parents.

Lunch will be provided on the front lawn at noon, weather permitting. Inclement weather will move the lunch to the ballroom. Academic departments and student life organizations will be set up during this time so students may visit and learn what is offered in their major interests.

The event will conclude at 1 p.m., unless students would like to go on a campus tour or meet with other departments.

Interim director of admissions and recruitment Jeremy Rowland said, “This is a great opportunity for students to get an idea of what college life is all about and more specifically what Southeastern has to offer. I’ve heard many students say that their experience at SE Live was what confirmed their decision to attend Southeastern.

“We typically have more than 500 prospective students and well over 100 faculty, staff and Southeastern students volunteering to make the day a success.”

More than 500 students attend SE Live open house

Cheerleaders and band members welcome high school students to SE Live Wednesday morning.

Cheerleaders and band members welcome high school students to SE Live Wednesday morning.

DURANT, Okla. Some 532 high school juniors and seniors were on the campus of Southeastern Oklahoma State University Wednesday for SE Live and Native American Visitation Day. Also in attendance were parents and counselors.

Southeastern president Sean Burrage welcomed the group to the University during the opening session in Montgomery Auditorium.

Southeastern president Sean Burrage addresses the crowd at SE Live.

Southeastern president Sean Burrage addresses the crowd at SE Live.

The event provided students the opportunity to visit with Southeastern faculty and staff about specific majors, programs, admissions, scholarships and more. Students also explored campus and residence life and interacted with current Southeastern students.

Lunch was served on the front lawn of campus.

SE Live was sponsored by the Office of Admissions and Recruitment.

Southeastern faculty and staff distribute information to prospective students on the front lawn of campus.

Southeastern faculty and staff distribute information to prospective students on the front lawn of campus.

SE Live open house at Southeastern scheduled for Nov. 2

DURANT, Okla. Southeastern Oklahoma State University will host SE Live Open House and Native American Visitation Day from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, November 2.

High school juniors, seniors, parents and guidance counselors are invited to attend and experience life at Southeastern.

The event will give students the opportunity to visit with Southeastern faculty and staff about specific majors, programs, admissions, scholarships and more. Students will also get to explore campus and residence life and interact with current Southeastern students.

Lunch is included for all attendees. Students may register at www.se.edu/selive. Pre-registration is not necessary, but it is preferred.

“SE Live is the best way for high school students to find out what life is really like at Southeastern. In addition to lots of fun activities, students will learn about everything Southeastern has to offer directly from our current students and faculty,” said Christy Rogers, director of admissions and recruitment.

 

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.

University hosts SE Live, Native American Visitation Day

Students participate in one of the many activities at SE Live on Wednesday.

Students participate in one of the many activities at SE Live on Wednesday.

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University hosted SE Live Open House and Native American Visitation Day Wednesday with approximately 150 prospective students, their families and high school teachers on the Durant campus.

There was something for everyone on the agenda. Students had the opportunity to explore the campus, attend class and learn more about how to access the resources they need to become successful in higher education.

The day started with a welcome session in Montgomery Auditorium.

The students then joined rotating sessions with small groups. Sessions included “Breaking Out of Your Comfort Zone,” “Money Matters,” and a College Success Class.”

A parent session was held from 10-11 a.m. in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union, followed by campus tours.

Noon to 1 p.m. featured Lunch in the Ballroom, plus the Academic Department and Student Life Fair in the Magnolia Room for both students and parents. Lunch was sponsored by Durant’s First United Bank.

Chorale, band, athletics and the aviation program hosted open houses from 1-1:50 p.m.

Optional sessions starting at 2 p.m. included band and choral auditions, and additional campus tours.

SE Live and Native American Visitation Day is held twice a year to better acquaint high school students with Southeastern and the college experience.

SE Live/Native American Visitation Day scheduled for February 5

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University has scheduled the SE Live Open House and Native American Visitation Day for Wednesday, February 5, on the Durant campus.

Registration begins at 8:15 a.m., with the Welcome Session beginning at 9 a.m. in Montgomery Auditorium.

Native American Visitation Day allows students the opportunity to learn about Native American benefits, attend a class on Native American studies, and play a traditional game of stickball.

High school seniors and juniors, along with their parents and families, are

invited to experience life as a student at Southeastern during SE Live Open House.

More than 250 students attended the event this past fall.

“Students who come to SE Live will get the chance to attend college classes, meet current students, and really experience what life is like as a Southeastern student,” said Southeastern recruiter Hope Zachary.

Highlights include programs on Scholarships and Financial Aid, Southeastern Traditions, Residence Life, and Life as a Student Athlete. Campus tours will be offered throughout the day.

In the afternoon, students will have the opportunity to visit Eaker Field, home of the award-winning Southeastern Aviation Program.

Choir and band students will have a chance to rehearse with those programs and audition for music scholarships in the fall.

Entertainment throughout the day will be provided by performing groups from Southeastern, including the Sparks Dance Team, Cheer Squad, Emalea Hudgens, and the True Blue Ambassadors.

All students attending the event will receive an SE Sackpack and one free lunch ticket. Lunch is sponsored by Durant’s First United Bank.

To view an event schedule, get directions and register, go online to www.SE.edu/SELive or contact the Admissions and Recruitment Office at 580-745-2060.

Native November events include Native American Symposium on Nov. 14-15

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University is planning a number of special activities and events to celebrate “Native November.’’

Among the many highlights is the 10th Native American Symposium on Nov. 14-15.  The theme of this year’s symposium is “Native Ground: Protecting and Preserving History, Culture, and Customs.’’

The keynote speaker will be Dr. Brad Lieb from the Chickasaw Nation’s Division of History and Culture. He also serves as president of the Mississippi Association of Professional Archaeologists.

The banquet is scheduled for Thursday, Nov. 14 at 5:30 p.m. in the Ballroom on the Southeastern campus.

A number of interesting sessions will be held on art, film, history, politics, music, and recreation.  For a complete schedule of symposium events, go to homepages.se.edu/nas/

Other Native November events, sponsored by the Native American Center for Student Success, include:

  • Nov. 5: Native American Center for Student Success Open House Reception, 3-5 p.m.
  • Nov. 6: SE Live and Native American Visitation Day
  • Nov. 7: The Chickasaw Nation’s Cultural Renaissance and the Development of Family Ways of Thinking, Russell  Building 300, 2 p.m.
  • Nov. 9: Chickasaw Cultural Center Field Trip, Sulphur, Oklahoma
  • Nov. 12: Social Dancing and Stickball, Front Lawn, 3-5 p.m.
  • Nov. 19: Round Reed Basket Making, Magnolia Room, 2-4 p.m.
  • Nov. 21: Native Student Debate and Traditional Storytelling, Russell Building 300, 3-5 p.m.

SE Live scheduled for February 6

DURANT, Okla. –  Southeastern Oklahoma State University has scheduled SE Live Open House for Wednesday, Feb. 6, on the Durant campus.

High school seniors and juniors, along with their parents and families, are invited to experience life as a student at Southeastern during SE Live Open House.

More than 500 students attended last year’s event.

“Students who come to SE Live will get the chance to attend college classes, meet current students and really experience what life is like as a Southeastern student,” said Southeastern recruiter Amity Smith.

Highlights include programs on Scholarships and Financial Aid, Southeastern Traditions, Residence Life, and Life as a Student Athlete. Campus tours will be offered throughout the day.

In the afternoon, students will have the opportunity to visit Eaker Field, home of the award-winning Southeastern Aviation Program.

Choir and band students will have a chance to rehearse with those programs and audition for music scholarships in the fall.

Entertainment throughout the day will be provided by performing groups from Southeastern, including the Sparks Dance Team, Chorvettes Stageworks Company, Cheer Squad, and the band.

All students attending the event will receive an SE Sackpack and one free lunch ticket. Lunch is sponsored by Durant’s First United Bank.

Registration and check in start at 8:15 a.m. in Morrison Hall lobby.  To view an event schedule, get directions and register, go online to www.SE.edu/SELive or contact the Admissions and Recruitment Office at 580-745-2060.

SE Live, Native American Visitation Day set for November 7

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University has scheduled the SE Live Open House and Native American Visitation Day for Wednesday, Nov. 7, on the Durant campus.

Native American Visitation Day allows students the opportunity to learn about Native American benefits, attend a class on Native American studies, and play a traditional game of stickball.

High school seniors and juniors, along with their parents and families, are invited to experience life as a student at Southeastern during SE Live Open House.

More than 500 students attended last year’s event.

“Students who come to SE Live will get the chance to attend college classes, meet current students and really experience what life is like as a Southeastern student,” said Southeastern recruiter Amity Smith.

Highlights include programs on Scholarships and Financial Aid, Southeastern Traditions, Residence Life, and Life as a Student Athlete. Campus tours will be offered throughout the day.

In the afternoon, students will have the opportunity to visit Eaker Field, home of the award-winning Southeastern Aviation Program.

Choir and band students will have a chance to rehearse with those programs and audition for music scholarships in the fall.

Entertainment throughout the day will be provided by performing groups from Southeastern, including the Sparks Dance Team, Chorvettes Stageworks Company, Cheer Squad, Cat 5, and the band.

All students attending the event will receive an SE Sackpack and one free lunch ticket. Lunch is sponsored by Durant’s First United Bank.

To view an event schedule, get directions and register, go online to www.SE.edu/SELive or contact the Admissions and Recruitment Office at 580-745-2060.

SE Live, Native American Visitation Day is Wednesday

SE Live, Native American Visitation Day is Wednesday

Press Release Date: 11-7-2011

DURANT, Okla. – High school juniors and seniors, and their parents and families, are invited to attend two exciting events at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Native American Visitation Day and SE Live Open House will both be hosted on Wednesday, Nov. 9 on the Durant campus.

Native American Visitation Day allows students the opportunity to learn about Native American benefits, attend a class on Native American studies, and play a traditional game of stickball.

SE Live Open House is a great opportunity for high school students to experience what life is like as a Southeastern student. Students will attend workshops on scholarships and financial aid, and Southeastern Traditions and a College Success class. Campus tours will also be available in the afternoon.

Other highlights of the day will include entertainment by several of Southeastern’s performing groups including “The Spirit of Southeastern” Marching Band and the Sparks Dance Team. The choir and band will also hold early auditions for scholarships.

All students attending will receive an SE Sackpack and one free lunch ticket. Lunch is sponsored by First United Bank.

SE Live is an annual event on campus. Last year more than 500 students attended.

To view an event schedule, get directions and register, go online to www.SE.edu/SELive or contact the Office of University Recruitment at 580-745-2060.