Southeast Missouri State University

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.

Read more about the announcement

Foundation News

  • Area Schools to Receive Book Chronicling Life in Southeast Missouri

    SIKESTON, Mo., Oct. 20, 2014 – “Canalou: People, Culture, Bootheel Town,” a collection of stories about the author’s experiences growing up and living in the Missouri Bootheel, has recently been published by the Center for Regional History at Southeast Missouri State University and will soon be delivered to area schools. Richard Montgomery of Sikeston, Mo., […]
  • Southeast Alumna Awarded 2014 Air Force Association National Aerospace Teacher of the Year

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 14, 2014 – Committed to science and space education after attending Honeywell’s Space Academy for Educators, Southeast Missouri State University alumna Kaci Heins, of Flagstaff, Arizona, recently was awarded the 2014 Air Force Association National Aerospace Teacher of the Year. “I was blown away,” she said of the award. “The last […]
  • Southeast’s ‘Honoring Tradition, Inspiring Success’ Campaign Reaches Record Level

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 3, 2014 – The Southeast Missouri University Foundation’s “Honoring Tradition, Inspiring Success” comprehensive campaign with its prime focus on financially supporting students has reached a record level in the most ambitious fund-raising campaign in the University’s history. Kenneth W. Dobbins, president of Southeast Missouri State University, announced that $45,045,650 has been […]
  • Glenn and Lee Ann Campbell School of Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship Established

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 25, 2014 – The Glenn and Lee Ann Campbell School of Visual and Performing Arts Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Glenn and Lee Ann Campbell of Cape Girardeau made a $10,000 gift to establish the scholarship. Their gift will be matched with an additional $10,000 through […]

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