Nate Saverino

Nate Saverino serves as the Assistant Director of Athletics for External Affairs.

Saverino, who earned both a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management (2008) and a Master of Arts in Higher Education (2010) from Southeast, is responsible for all athletic marketing, promotions and ticket sale strategies. He oversees the design and production of Southeast’s printed materials, such as posters, schedule cards and camp brochures. His other duties include securing corporate sponsorships, creating content for the Houck Stadium video scoreboard, producing public address scripts for home events, assisting the Redhawks Club in event planning and promoting, assisting with the Redhawks’ social media outreach efforts and overseeing the university’s athletic trademark licensing program. He also supervises Southeast’s sports marketing student internship program.

Prior to returning to his alma mater, Saverino worked as an Athletics Marketing Assistant at the University of Tulsa. Before that, he spent two years as Southeast’s Marketing Graduate Assistant.

During his undergrad at Southeast, Saverino also served a term as a communications intern for the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association. He also worked as a student assistant in Southeast’s sports information office.

Saverino resides in Cape Girardeau with his wife, Dana.

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Southeast Missouri guard Denzel Mahoney was named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Freshman of the Week Monday for his performance last week.

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Reservations are open for the Southeast Athletics Hall of Fame Induction Dinner. The dinner and ceremony will be held Friday, Feb. 3 at the Show Me Center.

The event will recognize four former student-athletes, two long-time boosters, and one former head coach for their contributions to the history of Southeast Missouri State Athletics.

This year’s Hall of Fame Class, which was announced in November, will include:

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The Southeast Missouri gymnastics team has completed its schedule for the 2017 season. SEMO will compete in 12 total meets, four of which will be held at Houck Field House.

Southeast will host the defending Midwest Independent Conference champions, Lindenwood, on Friday, January 20 in the SEMO Classic. On February 17, the Redhawks will host Centenary in the annual Pink Up Meet to help raise breast cancer awareness. SEMO rounds out  its home slate the first weekend of March when it hosts Texas Woman's and Rutgers on Friday, March 3, followed by Air Force on Sunday, March 5.

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Twenty Redhawk student-athletes received their degrees from Southeast Missouri State University during Fall Commencement on Saturday, December 17, at the Show Me Center.

There were a total of 781 students -- 632 undergraduates and 149 graduate students -- who received their degrees at the fall commencement proceedings. Dr. Willie Redmond, SEMO professor of economics and faculty associate in the Office of the Provost, delivered the address.

The Southeast Missouri Department of Athletics announced its 2016 Hall of Fame class, which includes four student-athletes, two long-time supporters, and the program’s all-time winningest men’s basketball coach.

Lea (Beckemeyer) Nenninger was a two-time All-Ohio Valley Conference performer for the Southeast Missouri volleyball team from 1998-2000. Beckemeyer led Southeast's 2000 volleyball team to the OVC Tournament title and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament.