Southeastern News

SE Forecast on Campus Beautification scheduled for Feb. 26

DURANT, Okla. – The second annual SE Forecast: A Forum on Campus Beautification  will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, in the Fine Arts Recital Hall at Southeastern Oklahoma State University.

Sponsored by the Student Government Association (SGA), the event will focus on campus beautification with input from the Southeastern Alumni Board, SGA, all resident students, Campus Sustainability Committee, Faculty Senate Executive Committee, Southeastern Staff Association (SSA) members, and the Administrative Council.

The SE Forecast: A Forum on Campus Beautification is open to the public.

The planning council has selected the following individuals to serve as panelists at the Forum on Campus Beautification:

— Demetra Wilkerson, SGA president, will serve as the moderator

— Dr. Larry Minks, Southeastern president

—  Scott Fairbairn, Southeastern’s landscape architect

—  Janie Umsted, representative of the Alumni Association’s Beautification Committee

—  Joseph Badan, Chair of the SGA Safety and Beautification Committee

— Dr. Tim Patton, Faculty Chair of the University Sustainability Committee

—  Jason Hicks, SSA president

Fairbairn will have a power-point presentation of the work he has done and the future plans for continued campus improvement. These are targeted projects that have helped address specific needs with drainage, ADA accessibility, pedestrian flow and general access to buildings and spaces. This work has established a campus standard for stone, brick and other elements that will be used on other projects identified to fit this concept.