Southeastern News

Sights and Sounds of the Holiday season at Southeastern

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University celebrated the holiday season Monday with a variety of events, including a community and faculty-staff  open house, visit from Santa Claus, music, and the the traditional Candlelighting ceremony in Montgomery Auditorium.

 

 

 

 

Bryan County Teachers on campus

Southeastern Oklahoma State University president Sean Burrage welcomes local educators to campus Friday morning at the Bryan County Teachers meeting in Montgomery Auditorium. Also welcoming the group was Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Jon Hazell of Durant High School, a Southeastern graduate.

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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.

Bryan County teachers meet on campus

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University president Sean Burrage offers welcoming remarks Friday morning at the Bryan County Teachers meeting. The event was held in Montgomery Auditorium on the Southeastern campus.

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University president Sean Burrage offers welcoming remarks Friday morning at the Bryan County Teachers meeting. The event was held in Montgomery Auditorium on the Southeastern campus.

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.

The King’s Singers to perform February 14 as part of Musical Arts Series

The King’s Singers will be in concert February 14 in Durant.

The King’s Singers will be in concert February 14 in Durant.

DURANT, Okla. — Southeastern Oklahoma State University and the Musical Arts Series will present a Valentines Day Concert featuring The King’s Singers on February 14 at 8 p.m. in Montgomery Auditorium.  Acclaimed for their life-affirming virtuosity and irresistible charm, The King’s Singers are in global demand.  Their work – synonymous with the best in vocal ensemble performance – appeals to a vast international audience.

The concert is free and open to the public, and has been made possible from generous grants and donations from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Oklahoma Arts Council, Landmark Bank, and MAS supporters.

For reservations, please call the SE music office at 580-745-2088.

Montgomery Auditorium is located in Morrison Hall on the campus of Southeastern. If you have questions or need accommodations, please contact the SE Music department at (580) 745-2088 or Tristan Eggener at teggener@se.edu.

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/

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.

Southeastern celebrates Founders’ Day

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University celebrated Founders’ Day Friday afternoon with a special program in historic Montgomery Auditorium. Dr. David Norris, professor emeritus and historian, was among the speakers, while Durant mayor Jerry Tomlinson presented a proclamation to Southeastern president Sean Burrage.

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In addition, a Peach cook-off was held with the results as follows:

Cook’s Choice

1st Place: Diane Dean, Peach Salsa

2nd Place: Anita Airrington, Peach Upside Down Cake

3rd Place: Brooke Glory, Perfectly Peachy Coffee Cake

 

Jams/Jellies

1st Place: Dorothy Owens, “Summer in a Jar” Peach Butter

2nd Place: Darla Ellett, Meme’s Peach Butter

 

Pies/Cobblers

1st Place: Darla Ellett, Settler Peach Pie

2nd Place: Aunt Bea’s Peach Pie

3rd Place: Kristie Luke, Blue & Gold Peach Pie

Southeastern to celebrate Founders’ Day on March 6

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will celebrate its rich and storied history with a Founders’ Day event on Friday, March 6.

The program, starting at 3 p.m., will feature speakers in Montgomery Auditorium and the presentation of the winners of the peach cook-off.

Scheduled to offer remarks are Durant mayor Jerry Tomlinson, historian and professor emeritus Dr. David Norris, and Southeastern president Sean Burrage. Opening the program with welcoming remarks will be Vicki Hudson.

Following the program, attendees may sample the peach entries in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union Loft. Musical entertainment will also be provided.