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1) Katelyn Whitekiller, left, and daughter Shelly, move furniture around in Shelly's room at Southeastern on Sunday's "Move-In Mane-ia" day. A freshman from Purcell, Okla., Shelly looks to be a part of the university's track and field team.
2) "Roomie," the cheerleaders and the band help pump up the crowd during Strawberry Jam, which was held the evening before classes officially started.
The final day for Southeastern students to apply to graduate in fall 2013 is Sept.
16, the university announced today.
The graduation application and payment deadlines will be strictly enforced, university officials said.
Candidates for associate, bachelor, master and doctoral degrees can apply for graduation by logging into their LeoNet campus accounts and choosing the "Self Service, Degree Progress/Graduation, Apply for Graduation" option. Instructions are available on the "Current Students" link at www.southeastern.edu; then click on "Graduation Information – Apply for Graduation" or call Southeastern's Office of Records and Registration at 549-2066.
The $35 application fee should be paid directly to the Controller's Office, located on North Campus in the Financial Aid Building.
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This Week in Athletics
The Southeastern football team will officially open the 2013 season, hosting Southeast Missouri at 7 p.m. in Strawberry Stadium on Thursday during this week in Southeastern Athletics.
The Lions are coming off a best-ever 5-2 finish in Southland Conference play last season and expectations for the coming year are high. Southeastern returns 16 starters and have added immediate impact performers junior quarterback Bryan Bennett and sophomore running back Kody Sutton, among others. Southeast Missouri, a member of the Ohio Valley Conference, comes to Hammond to open the season after finishing with a 3-8 overall record last season. For ticket information, contact the Southeastern Athletics Ticket Office at (985) 549-LION (5466) or visit www.LionSports.net.
The game will be broadcast on the Southeastern Sports Radio Network and can be heard on KSLU-FM (90.9), WHMD-FM (107.1) and www.LionSports.net, where live stats will also be available. LionVision subscribers will also be able to access a live video stream of Thursday's contest. The Southeastern Channel (Charter Channel 18) will also air the game on tape delay.
Southeastern will also celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the return of football after an 18-year absence. Members of the 2003 Lions will be honored at halftime of Thursday's game. One lucky fan will also have the opportunity to win $10,000 in the football throw contest sponsored by the Southeastern Campus Activities Board. Thursday's festivities will begin with a 12 p.m. Hammond Chamber Pep Rally Luncheon in Twelve Oaks.
The Southeastern volleyball team will also open its 2013 season this week. On Wednesday, the Lady Lions will host the Green and Gold intra-squad scrimmage, which can be viewed on LionVision, at 7 p.m. in the University Center. Southeastern will open the season proper at the FAU Invitational in Boca Raton, Fla. On Friday, the Lady Lions face host Florida Atlantic at 11:30 a.m. and Bethune-Cookman at 3:30 p.m. Southeastern closes the tournament on Saturday with a 12 p.m. contest versus Jacksonville.
The Southeastern men's and women's cross country teams will also open their seasons this week. The Lions and Lady Lions will compete in the UNO Cross Country Opener on Friday at 5 p.m.
The Southeastern soccer team (1-0) has three road matches on tap this week. The Lady Lions open the week in Lafayette on Tuesday, facing Louisiana-Lafayette at 6 p.m. On Friday, Southeastern heads to Mississippi Valley State at 6 p.m. in Itta Bena, Miss. The Lady Lions close the week with a 4 p.m. match on Sunday at Southern Miss in Hattiesburg, Miss.
Tuesday, August 27
Soccer, at Louisiana-Lafayette, Lafayette, 6 p.m.
Wednesday, August 28
Volleyball, Green and Gold Match, University Center, 7 p.m. (LionVision)
Thursday, August 29
Football, vs. Southeast Missouri, Strawberry Stadium, 7 p.m. (KSLU) (WHMD) (LionVision) (SE Channel)
- 2003 Lions to be honored at halftime
- $10,000 CAB Football Throw
Friday, August 30
Volleyball, at Florida Atlantic (FAU Invitational), Boca Raton, Fla., 11:30 a.m.
Volleyball, vs. Bethune-Cookman (FAU Invitational), Boca Raton, Fla., 3:30 p.m.
Men's and Women's Cross Country, at UNO Cross Country Opener, New Orleans, 5 p.m.
Soccer, at Mississippi Valley State, Itta Bena, Miss., 6 p.m.
Saturday, August 31
Volleyball, vs. Jacksonville (FAU Invitational), Boca Raton, Fla., 12 p.m.
Sunday, September 1
Soccer, at Southern Miss, Hattiesburg, Miss., 4 p.m.
Southeastern home events in bold
"Rings determined by Cyclic Covers of Groups," a paper jointly authored by Dr. Alan Cannon (Mathematics), Dr. Kent Neuerburg (Mathematics) and Dr. Carl Maxson (Texas A&M University), has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Algebra.
Dr. Ho-Hoon Lee (Engineering Technology) learned that his paper "A Leader-Following Formation Control of a Group of Car-Like Robots" has been accepted into the 2013 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition to be held in San Diego, Calif.
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