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

  • GW’s Achievement and Service Award in Communication Studies Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

    GW’s Achievement and Service Award in Communication Studies has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Dr. Glen Williams of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, made a $5,000 gift to the Southeast Missouri University Foundation to establish the award. The scholarship recognizes students who have made significant contributions to Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Communication […]
  • 2016 Southeast Forensic Chemistry Grads Tapped for Elite DEA Internships

    Abbey Stier of Sherman, Illinois, and Alix Bosler of Pacific, Missouri, are Southeast Missouri State University’s first forensic chemistry graduates to intern with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) North Central Laboratory this summer in Chicago, Illinois. Both Stier and Bosler graduated cum laude in May with Bachelors of Science in chemistry, forensic chemistry option. […]
  • Southeast Honored at UNCF Gala

    The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) recognized Southeast Missouri State University, Southeast alumnus Cedric the Entertainer and seven incoming students July 31 at the first inaugural UNCF St. Louis Evening Of Stars – Concert Gala in the Sheldon Concert Hall. The event featured a benefit concert with a performance by Grammy-nominated and national recording artist […]
  • Southeast Alumna Reaches for the Stars at Space Center Houston

    “Dare mighty things” is the mantra for life and teaching for Southeast Missouri State University alumna Kaci Heins who recently joined Space Center Houston, a nonprofit science and space learning center, as a new education supervisor. Her enthusiasm for science and space exploration has led her to inspire children across the country and earned her […]