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Schedule announced for Southeastern’s ‘Welcome Home’ virtual events

October 29, 2020

DURANT, Okla. – Although the COVID-19 pandemic halted homecoming plans at Southeastern Oklahoma State University this fall, plans are in the works to engage alumni with the campus community.

The University is putting together a series of virtual events for the week of November 11-14.

Among the planned activities/events are video comments to alumni from president Thomas Newsom, Alumni Association president Andrea Rogers Mersiovsky, and Student Government Association president Anna Antuono.

Also scheduled are video tours of the Magnolia House,  Southeastern’s new athletic facilities, the Semple Family Museum of Native American Art, Aviation Sciences, and updates from student organizations.

All of the events will be accessible on the alumni Facebook page  https://www.facebook.com/SOSUAlumni/

Below is the tentative  schedule of events, with additional events to be added at a later date:

Welcome Home schedule of events:

Wednesday, November 11

6 p.m.              Welcome Home message from President Thomas Newsom

Welcome Home “Roll Call” from Southeastern Alumni


Thursday, November 12

Noon – 5 p.m. Facebook LIVE visits to SE alumni favorites

6 p.m.              Andrea Rogers-Mersiovsky, SE Alumni Association Update

Anna Antuono, SE Student Government Association Update


6:15 p.m.         SE “Cribs”  –  A tour of the Magnolia House

Student organization updates


Friday, November 13

Noon – 5 p.m. Facebook LIVE visits to SE alumni favorites

2 p.m.              Facebook LIVE from the Southeastern Aviation Sciences Institute


3:15 p.m.         Facebook LIVE with Janie Semple Umsted at the Semple Family Museum of Native American Art


6  p.m.             In the kitchen with Rick Wells @ Rick’s Chophouse


6:15 p.m.         Student organization updates


Saturday, November 14

10 a.m.            SE Student Athlete alumni Facebook roll call


10:15 a.m.       What’s new in Southeastern Athletics video feature