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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.

Comprehensive Campaign Announced

The Southeast Missouri University Foundation has announced a $40 million comprehensive campaign, the most ambitious fund-raising effort in the University’s history, to directly support current and future students.

The campaign, named “Honoring Tradition, Inspiring Success,” is focused on increasing scholarships and supporting programs and renovations that benefit students.

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Foundation News

  • Six St. Louis Alumni to Receive ‘Southeast Salutes’ Awards

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 28, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association will recognize six Southeast alumni from the St. Louis area at the 14th annual “Southeast Salutes” celebration Thursday, Sept. 11, at Ces and Judy’s, 10405 Clayton Road in St. Louis. Alumni, spouses and friends are welcome to attend. Registration is open, […]
  • New Nilsen Endowment Provides Scholarships, Visiting Authors, First Novel Prizes

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Aug. 28, 2014 — The Dorothy and Wedel Nilsen Endowment for Writers began its first year of programming on July 1. The $271,000 endowment provides for a trinity of events at Southeast. For Southeast students, the Nilsen Visiting Writer Program brings a professional writer to campus each semester for a public reading […]
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Association Scholarship Established

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., July 22, 2014 – The Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Association Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Members of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Alumni Association made gifts of over $10,000 to establish the award. Their gifts will be matched with an additional $10,000 through a University matching gift program. […]
  • Alumnus John Leara Publishes Memoir

    Alumnus John Leara of St. Louis has always been fascinated by sports. He has recently published a book entitled “Fascination with Balls: The Life and Escapades of John Leara” about his life and experiences as an athlete and coach. “This means a great deal to me,” John says about getting the book published. “Honesty was […]