The University Foundation, since its inception in 1983, has furthered the causes and mission of Southeast Missouri State University. The Foundation obtains and manages resources that allow the University to enhance the quality and extend the range of services provided to its students and the region.

The Foundation recognizes special opportunities for the University, and undertakes and supports fundraising activities that provide resources to enable the University to capitalize on these opportunities. The Foundation recognizes donors and provides strength for the continually improving growth, visibility, and excellence of the University.

Southeast Missouri University Foundation Campaign Nets $49.2 Million

Foundation News

  • Oldest Living Sagamore Queen Returns as Southeast Homecoming Parade Marshal

    Janie Hequembourg Barker, the 1944 Sagamore Queen at Southeast Missouri State Teachers’ College, the forerunner to Southeast Missouri State University, is returning to serve as the 2017 Homecoming Parade Marshal on Oct. 14. A Charleston, Missouri, native now living in Jacksonville, Florida, Barker is excited to visit campus, attend the football game and ride in […]
  • Southeast Homecoming 2017 Celebrates ‘We are One’

    Southeast Missouri State University invites alumni and students to celebrate “We Are One” with a full week of events Oct. 9-14 as the campus marks this fall Southeast tradition. “Our alumni theme reminds our graduates that regardless of who they are, where they live, when they graduated and what careers they pursued in the years […]
  • Southeast Alumni, Faculty to be Honored with 2017 Merit Awards

    Six alumni and one faculty member will receive Merit Awards presented by the Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association Oct. 13 at the Copper Dome Society/Merit Recognition Dinner during the University’s Homecoming celebration. The dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Show Me Center. Alumni Merit Awards have been presented annually since 1958 to […]
  • Southeast Alumni Association to Present Distinguished Service Awards Oct. 14

    Three individuals and a local manufacturer will be honored with Distinguished Service Awards from the Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association during Homecoming festivities Oct. 14. Recipients include Vicki Boren and Forrest and Ernestine Kidd, all of Cape Girardeau, and TG Missouri of Perryville, Missouri. Distinguished Service Awards are presented to individuals and organizations that […]


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