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

  • Southeast Graduate Emily Wilson Reeves Enjoys Life in the Circus – Cirque du Soleil

    With spring commencement ceremonies less than a month away, students at Southeast Missouri State University have been fine-tuning their resumes and honing their interview skills as they prepare for life beyond Southeast.  They can take inspiration from Southeast graduate Emily Wilson Reeves, who, for more than a decade, has enjoyed regular employment in the field […]
  • Six Southeast Alumni Honored with 2017 Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award

    The Missouri Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (MACTE) recognized six Southeast Missouri State University alumni with an Outstanding Beginning Teacher Award March 29 at the spring MACTE conference in Columbia, Missouri. Recipients of the award were Andrea Cox of Florissant, Missouri; Belle Delacruz and Jacob James, both of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; Stacy O’Keefe of […]
  • Alumni Dancing Professionally to Showcase Talents at ‘Spring into Dance’

    Southeast Missouri State University dance alumni will return to their alma mater to perform in The Conservatory of Theatre and Dance’s annual event, “Spring into Dance,” at 7:30 p.m. April 6-8 and 2 p.m. April 9 in the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall at Southeast’s River Campus. Alumni performers and choreographers include 2013 graduates Kelcey […]
  • Southeast Students Honored with Scholarships at Annual Power of Women Luncheon

    Ten Southeast Missouri State University students were honored with scholarships March 29 during the annual Power of Women luncheon. The recipients of the Power of Women Scholarship are Taylor Alexander of St. Louis, Missouri; Megan Chisum of Chaffee Missouri; Samantha DeMarco of DeSoto, Missouri; Heather Gillock of Puxico, Missouri; Katie Glover of Kennett, Missouri; Melissa […]