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What's Up at Southeastern is a biweekly newsletter sent to all students with information on upcoming events, experiences and opportunities on campus. You may submit content for consideration for inclusion in an upcoming issue. See the Submission Guidelines.

This edition of What's up covers events from November 12 - November 25, 2018.

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Safe Campus

New SafeCampus 

Southeastern is one of the safest campuses in the region, and we constantly take steps to ensure that our campus remains a safe place to live and learn. We've gathered all the information you need to know about topics related to safety on campus, such as mental health, sexual misconduct and free speech. It's conveniently located in one place: our updated SAFE CAMPUS page. Below are a few of the highlights you should know. Be sure to check out the page at southeastern.edu/safecampus to review all. 


Emergency Alerts

Be in the know. Sign up to receive emergency alert text messages and voice calls on your cell phone.


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Emergency Phones

Code Blue Emergency Phones

More than 40 emergency phones located throughout campus can instantly connect you with University Police with the push of a button. Flashing blue lights activate during emergency situations impacting the campus.


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Safe Campus App

SafeCampus App 

Southeastern's free Safe Campus app is available here:
southeastern.edu/safecampusapp. Save the link to your home screen for easy access. The app can direct dial the University Police Department from its home screen and from links embedded throughout its sections that provide steps for different emergency situations.


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Report It

Report It

Use the Incident Report Form to report any suspected violations of the code of conduct or concerning behavior by a student(s) or student organization (on or off-campus and/or in or out-of-the-classroom).


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Featured Events

International Education Week

International Education Week

Monday, Nov. 12 - Friday, Nov. 16

250+ students from 50+ countries call Southeastern home away from home. We celebrate their cultures this week with cultural displays, free international food and a cricket tournament. 

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Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 4-7 pm
Outside the Student Union

Grab your friends for food, games, music and more at RHA's Friendsgiving. Free t-shirts (first come, first served). Students must use either one meal from their meal plan, pay using Lion's Lagniappe/Cub Cash, or pay $8.75 plus tax using cash, credit or debit. 

Academic Notices

Priority Registration for Spring 2019

Monday, Nov. 12 - Friday, Nov. 16

Open Registration for Spring 2019

Begins Monday, Nov. 19

Thanksgiving Holiday (No Classes)

Wednesday, Nov. 21 - Friday, Nov. 23

Last Day of Classes

Friday, November 30

Upcoming Events

Game Night

CAB Game Night

Monday, Nov. 12 from 6-9 pm
Student Union First Floor

Take a break from everyday life with some of your old favorite games, including  Monopoly, Sorry, card games and more!

Financial Planning

Financial Planning Workshop

Monday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 pm

Garrett Hall, Room 36

Join graduate students Zachary Stine and Richard Kenning for a presentation on financial planning, including taxes, how to save money, budgeting and more. Learn while enjoying prizes and snacks!

Pack the House

Pack the House

Monday, Nov. 12 at 6 pm

University Center 

Come “Pack the House” in support of our Lady Lions Basketball. There will be food served to the first 300 students in attendance as well as fun promotions in-game. You don’t want to miss this!

Book Sale

Book Sale

Tuesday, Nov. 13 from 9 am-7 pm
Sims Library

Just in time for holiday break, buy a bag full of books for just $3. Cash only.

Farmers Market

Reconnect Farmers Market

Wednesday, Nov. 14 from 10 am - 2  pm
Outside the Student Union

Stop by the first student-led farmers market in Louisiana for fresh produce, food, pies and coffee - plus great gifts like soaps, jewelry and more. 

Almost, Maine

SLU Theatre's "Almost, Maine"

Nov. 13-16 at 7:30 pm nightly
Vonnie Borden Theatre

All is not quite what it seems in the remote, mythical town of Almost, Maine. On one magical night in the land of northern lights, Almost’s residents find themselves falling in and out of love in unexpected and often hilarious ways. Free for students. 

Let's Talk: Art

Let’s Talk: Art

Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 5 pm
Contemporary Art Gallery

Southeastern senior art history major Melissa Miller will present “Titian’s Venus of Urbino: New Interpretations” in this lecture series, sponsored by Department of Visual Art + Design and the Friends of Sims Library.

Plant a Tree

Plant a Tree with Me

Friday, Nov. 16 from 9 am - 12 pm
University Center

Reconnect and the Sustainability Center invite you to show your campus pride. Help us plant magnolia and cypress trees around our university center. 

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RAD Course

RAD Rape Aggression Defense Course

Saturday, Nov. 17-Sunday, Nov. 18

Learn realistic self-defense tactics and techniques at this free 2-day course for women taught by UPD certified instructors. To register, send an email with your name, W number and contact phone number to RAD@southeastern.edu

Dance Concert

Dance Concert

Monday, Nov. 19 at 7:30 pm
Vonnie Borden Theatre

Enjoy “A Few of Her Favorite Things: A Dedication to Mary Lou Champagne” by Southeastern's Dance Performance Project, an improvisiational dance company. Tickets are $8 for students. 

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Free Speech Alley

Free Speech Alley

Thursday, Nov. 15, 11am - 2pm

Student Union near Starbucks


Listen or let your voice be heard! Southeastern SGA is hosting another Free Speech Alley opportunity. 

Senior Art Exhibit

Visual Art + Design Senior Exhibition

Nov. 20-Dec. 8
SLU Contemporary Art Gallery

Stop by the Contemporary Art Gallery between classes to check out senior thesis exhibitions by students graduating in Visual Art + Design. All media is represented from across the department. Opening reception on Tuesday, Nov. 20 from 5-7:30 pm is free and open to all.   

Mindfulness Breaks

Mindfulness Break

Tuesdays at 5 pm
Sims Library, 3rd floor

University Health Center and the Counseling Center offer weekly Mindfulness breaks to help you regain focus and manage stress. Each 30-minute session guides you through breathing exercises that help you expand your awareness, improve your focus, and be present in each moment.

The Pick

The Pick -- Call for Submissions

Date and Time are Ongoing.
Accepting throughout the semester.

The Pick, a journal of outstanding student works from across the Southeastern curriculum, is now accepting submissions for the next volume. Published bi-annually by the English Department and the Southeastern Writing Center. Email submissions to thepick@southeastern.edu.

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