Going Public

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Southeast Missouri State University will recognize the military service of veterans and their families with a new Veterans Plaza to begin taking shape in the Spring 2020 semester. 

The Veterans Plaza will be located between Academic Hall and Memorial Hall on the Southeast campus. It will consist of engraved bricks to honor the military service of alumni, friends, family members and others.

The ribbon-cutting and dedication will take place on May 1, 2020.

Southeast Missouri State University

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

Southeast Sets Record High Retention Rate

College of Education Named Apple Distinguished School Through 2022

Update on Higher Learning Commission Reaccreditation

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Summer break for Missouri legislators started a month ago today. The 2019 legislative session was a dense one, and in that last week, they finished a bridge-repair bonding plan, completed language for the HB 126 abortion bill, and completed a proposal to establish term limits for statewide officials, among other things. In this episode of Going Public, we speak with State Rep.

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For this episode of Going Public, we talk with Denise Lincoln, a local historian who played a large part in the renaming of the courthouse lawn to Ivers Square and in establishing the United States Colored Troops Memorial which will receive its dedication on Saturday.

CH: Could you tell us about who it was named after and his importance in local history.

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On this installment of Going Public, we talk with Southeast President Carlos Vargas. about Missouri Governor Mike Parson’s proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2020 and it’s impact on Southeast Missouri State’s budget.

The audio from the interview is from the television program “Focus on Southeast.”