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Classroom learning vs. online learning

The necessity for online learning has caused great debate on student retention levels. Not only do students struggle with motivation, but financial stability plays a role as well.
Which do college students prefer?
January 14, 2021

Every college student has a certain preference towards how they learn and excel when it comes to school. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, numerous students have had to make the decision whether to continue...

An adventure to last a lifetime

The Langleys dance during a photoshoot in the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. Photo courtesy of Mallory Langley.
December 11, 2020

Mallory Sykora Langley recently returned from a once-in-a-lifetime summer of traveling. At only 24 years old, she has traveled to 42 states and visited more than 10 national parks. Thirty-eight of these...

Practical gift ideas for college students

When it comes to gift giving, it truly is the the thought that counts. Don't stress too much about finding the most perfect, most expensive gift this season.
December 9, 2020

College students might seem difficult to shop for. After all, they are adults with their own interests, and they may feel awkward asking for gifts. If you have found yourself in need of ideas for your...

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...

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...

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...

College students suffer mentally due to COVID-19 pandemic

Quarantine and isolation can weigh heavy on students' minds. Join a virtual therapy group for licensed help and much needed social interaction.
November 5, 2020

Good mental health is important to help college students keep up with their daily lives on top of maintaining good grades in classes. Despite this, the COVID-19 pandemic has negatively impacted many students...

How to support stressed students

Learning how you can support a stressed college student may be more meaningful than you think.
November 4, 2020

As a nation, we have faced major changes in 2020. For many students, normalcy is a thing of the past, leading to higher levels of emotions and stress. With five weeks left until the end of the semester,...

Spring Break 2021: canceled?

Southeastern students are eagerly anticipating an announcement from the President's Office regarding Spring Break 2021.
October 23, 2020

As of Oct. 23, Southeastern Oklahoma State University has yet to announce whether or not Spring Break 2021 will be canceled in favor of a longer winter break or a shorter semester. “The university...

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