Vargas Speaks/Focus on Southeast

Each month, KRCU sits down with Dr. Carlos Vargas, President of Southeast Missouri State University, to discuss happenings at the institution as well as Higher Education broadly.

A taping of "Focus on Southeast"
Credit Marcus Painton / Southeast Missouri State University

The video companion to Vargas Speaks is called Focus on Southeast. You can watch monthly episodes by clicking on the links below.

September 2016
October 2016
November 2016
December 2016
February 2017
March 2017
Late March 2017
May 2017
November 2017
December 2017
February 2018
March 2018
April 2018
July 2018
August 2018

Vargas Speaks: Episode 23

Nov 30, 2018
KRCU

On this episode of the program, Dr. Vargas talks about the following topics:

Southeast Expanding Autism Center Services to Sikeston Campus
https://news.semo.edu/southeast-expanding-autism-center-services-to-sikeston-campus/

Vargas Speaks: Episode 22

Oct 18, 2018
Southeast Missouri State University

On this edition of the program, Dr. Vargas discusses enrollment for the Fall 2018 semester. He also provides an update on retention and graduation rates. Plus, we learn more about a new initiative launched during the Fall semester called, "Intergrity Week."

Resources
Southeast Celebrating Integrity Week Sept. 24-28

https://news.semo.edu/southeast-celebrating-integrity-week-sept-24-28

Vargas Speaks: Episode 21

Sep 17, 2018
Jason Brown / KRCU

On this episode of Vargas Speaks, Dr. Vargas talks about some new activities and initiatives taking place with the new Fall semester and about Southeast’s Bachelor of Science in cybersecurity program receiving accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.

He also tells us more about the new Copper Dome Scholarship program. It will offer stackable awards with progressive values and straightforward renewal criteria for incoming students.

Vargas Speaks: Episode 20

Aug 17, 2018
Southeast Missouri State University

On this edition of the program, Dr. Vargas talks about institutional and academic restructuring, including the new college structure and leadership that went into effect on August 1, 2018; the re-accreditation of the entire university, also called regional accreditation and it's impact on the how Southeast operates plus the importance of soft skills and the challenges of communicating the importance of soft skill to college students. 

Southeast Missouri State University

On this edition of Going Public  we talk with Dr. Carlos Vargas, president of Southeast Missouri State University, where he reflects on Governor Parson’s visit to the Barton Agriculture Research Center in Cape Girardeau on June 13.

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