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Shop local and make a difference

Durant Main Street promoting Small Business Saturday in downtown Durant on Nov. 30, 2019. This year, be sure to shop small as often as you can.
December 1, 2020

Christmas is fast approaching and shopping local is more important than ever before. Small business owners have struggled this year with COVID-19 and a country-wide lockdown cutting deep. Luckily, downtown...

Centennial Candlelighting scheduled as virtual ceremony

This years marks 100 years of Southeastern's Candlelighting Ceremony tradition. The photo above depicts the candelabra display from the 2019 ceremony.
December 1, 2020

DURANT, Okla. – This year marks the centennial for the Candlelighting Ceremony in a collaborative effort of  the Department of Music, Center for Instructional Development and Technology and University...

Students show their appreciation for local health care workers

Dr. Charla Hall visits with students after writing a thank you card for a healthcare worker.
November 20, 2020

Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Presidents Leadership Class hosted 'A Cuppa’ Thanks' on Tuesday, Nov. 17, an event where they offered cups of free hot chocolate in exchange for a thank you...

Social media tips for college graduates

What does your online presence say about you? Future employers want to know.
November 19, 2020

As graduation approaches, it is time to prepare for the job search. In a survey conducted by careerbuilder.com, 70 percent of all employers use social media to research candidates before hiring or rejecting...

New holiday tradition announced

Greetings from the President’s Office is displayed on the front lawn of the Administration Building.
November 19, 2020

DURANT, Okla. – Southeastern Oklahoma State University is inviting everyone to a new holiday tradition this year – the “Loop of Lights.’’ Lights and decorations will be displayed around the...

Native November for all to enjoy

Check out the full week of events and giveaways happening during Native November.
November 17, 2020

Every November, Southeastern Oklahoma State University's Native American Institute works with Student Life to create events celebrating Native American culture the week before Thanksgiving. This year,...

What we know about voter fraud

Voter fraud, particularly with mail-in ballots, has been a huge debate during the 2020 presidential election, although there is not much evidence to support any claims that fraud swayed results.
November 17, 2020

The 2020 election has given way to thoughts and discussions about the integrity of the United State’s voting system. Does voter fraud happen in our elections? Does it sway the outcomes? These are the...

Should celebrities voice political opinions?

President Donald Trump, a celebrity and business mogul, has had his Hollywood Walk of Fame star vandalized many times since he began his presidential campaign in 2016.
November 16, 2020

For years, we have listened to Taylor Swift whine about her poor taste in men— literally. She’s made millions singing about heartbreak and bad decisions. Last month, Swift’s name became associated...

Pre-Thanksgiving housing checkout offers partial refund

As Thanksgiving break approaches, students need to decide if they are checking out of their dorms early, or staying longer.
What are your checkout plans?
November 13, 2020

Southeastern Oklahoma State University has done its best to maintain normalcy for students during the 2020 fall semester. However, due to COVID-19 regulations, many changes have been seen on campus, including...

Prepping for online finals

Study as much as you can before your final exam, and be sure to find a clean and comfortable space in which to take it.
November 13, 2020

Since the beginning of this semester, we have known that classes would not be continuing face to face after Nov. 20. This means for the second time this year, finals will be online. For some students,...

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