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Get advised for spring classes

Get advised for spring classes

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

November 14, 2019

With the fall semester nearing an end, students and staff have begun preparing for the 2020 spring semester with student advising. Advising is different for all concentrations and classifications with some departments like biological sciences having two advisors per student. Dr. Edward Nelson, professor ...

Mentoring cubs into lions

Mentoring cubs into lions

Gerard Borne, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2019

Students looking to find a career path, organizations to join or any other life advice can seek out a staff member to become a mentor. Dr. Eric Summers, vice president for student affairs, explained the purpose of a mentor. “A mentor is a trusted advisor for a student at Southeastern, a person w...

Majors: A big decision with an even bigger impact

Majors: A big decision with an even bigger impact

Erica Welter, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

Choosing a major is one of the most important decisions a college student has to make. The choice not only determines courses of study but influences career paths and affects lifestyles. While there are resources such as the Center for Student Excellence to help students pick a major, the decision ulti...

Tutoring hours expand to fit students’ schedules

Tutoring hours expand to fit students’ schedules

Maiah Woodring, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019

A demand for additional tutoring hours in math and chemistry subjects motivated the Center for Student Excellence to open up another time slot for students. After expanding to provide services at the Sims Memorial Library on Sundays last year, CSE now offers tutoring on Mondays at the same location...

What does an academic advisor really do?

What does an academic advisor really do?

Jacob Summerville, Staff Reporter

August 28, 2018

Every first-semester freshman takes Southeastern 101 with their academic counselor. For the counselors themselves, the workload goes beyond classroom instruction and academic advising. With 18 full-time employees at the Center for Student Excellence and 115 sections of SE 101 this semester, the CSE...