United Way of Southeast Missouri

On this edition of Going Public, we talk with Elizabeth Shelton, Executive Director of United Way of Southeast Missouri, about their literacy programs "Read to Succeed" and "Read to Excel." The program is seeking volunteers to help students learn how to read. 

Details about "Read to Succeed" and "Read to Excel"

On this edition of Going Public we talk with Jen Berti, Membership Director with the Jackson Area Chamber of Commerce. The chamber is hosting an event as part of their Women's Impact Network (WIN) featuring Wellness Nurse and Health Coach Eileen Sievers. The event will be held on Thursday, May 10, at the Jackson Civic Center from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Details about the event are here

As the clock winds down on the Missouri General Assembly’s regular session, legislators distracted by the Greitens scandal have done little to change the public school landscape. But that could change in coming weeks as a massive policy bill nears passage and the two chambers negotiate differences in the education budget.

Southeast Missouri State University

On this episode of Going Public, we talk with Southeast President Carlos Vargas about a new pet community coming to campus in Fall 2018.

Permitted pets in the pet-friendly community will be:
• Indoor domestic cats and dogs under a certain weight
• Small caged animals that live in a small aquarium

Details from the university's news release.

Vargas Speaks: Episode 17

Apr 24, 2018
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In this edition of the program, Dr. Vargas talks about the new pet friendly community coming to Southeast in Fall 2018 and the new dean of the Harrison College of Business, Dr. Alberto Dávila of Edinburg, Texas.