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Riley Risso Coker

New Director of Theatre named

University Communications, Contributor June 2, 2021

DURANT, Okla. – Riley Risso Coker will begin her duties of Director of Theatre at Southeastern Oklahoma State University on June 7. She is an associate professor of Theatre at Southeastern, where she...

OSU medical student gives a  demonstration with a Rescue Annie CPR training mannequin.

Operation Orange medical camp set for June 9

University Communications, Contributor May 27, 2021

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University will be one of six sites around the state hosting “Operation Orange’’ – a free, one-day mini medical camp for students in grades 9-12. The...

Mike Gaffney, new director of the Southeastern Aviation Sciences Institute.

New Southeastern Aviation Sciences Institute director named

University Communications, Contributor May 21, 2021

DURANT, Okla. – For more than fifty years, aviation has been a signature program at Southeastern Oklahoma State University, attracting students from across the country. This tradition of excellence...

Kate Galt Zaneis was the first woman to serve as president of a public four-year
college in the history of the United States.

First female president of four year college shapes history

Addison Martin, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

In May of 1935, national history was made at what is now Southeastern Oklahoma State University. Kate Galt Zaneis was appointed president of what was then known as Southeastern Teachers College, making...

Masks are no longer required on campus, however, Southeastern is encouraging everyone who can get the vaccine to do so.

Masks no longer required on campus

Thomas W. Newsom, Ph.D., Contributor May 17, 2021

In response to the recent CDC guidance, and the availability of COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, Southeastern Oklahoma State University has lifted the mandated use of face covering on the Durant and...

Student, faculty, staff and alumni were able to receive free vaccinations thanks to cooperation between the university and local health organizations.

Campus comes together in the fight against COVID-19

Kylie Carrell, Staff Writer May 14, 2021

Despite the countless obstacles caused by COVID-19, Southeastern Oklahoma State University managed to create a safe and successful 2020-2021 academic year. Southeastern managed to break enrollment records,...

In the 2016 season of the Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival, Riley Coker directed the performance of William Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” a gripping tragedy dramatisizing the physical and psychological effects political ambition can have on those who seek power for its own sake.

OSF Reimagined

Rebecca Carroll, News Editor May 7, 2021

Last year, the Oklahoma Shakespearean Festival hosted by Southeastern Oklahoma State University was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This year, the festival will return in a reimagined format. The...

Friday was a day to celebrate for the graduates at Southeastern.

Commencement at Southeastern

University Communications, Contributor May 7, 2021

DURANT, Okla. – Graduates, families and friends celebrated Friday morning at the first of three in-person commencements scheduled over the weekend at Southeastern Oklahoma State University. The Spring...

The Oklahoma National Guard assisted in the administering of vaccinations during each on-campus event. Dr. Fendrich R. Clark, Associate Professor and Speech and Debate Advisor for Southeastern, can be seen seconds before his own vaccination.

SE community gets vaccinated

Rebecca Carroll, News Editor May 6, 2021

Southeastern Oklahoma State University held its second COVID-19 vaccination event on Wednesday, April 28 in the Glen D. Johnson Student Union. Of the 300 allocated doses of the Pfizer vaccine, 211 were...

There are many factors that can affect your mental health. Mental health also doesn’t look the same for everyone.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

Addison Martin, Staff Writer May 5, 2021

When coping with mental health, it can be difficult to allow yourself to feel good. It can affect your daily life and continue to impose on simple things that make you happy. Any mental illness is a consistent...

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