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 AFROTC Grad Serving at Pentagon Celebrates Promotion at Alma Mater

    U.S. Air Force Major J. Bohnert takes the Air Force slogan, “Aim High,” to heart. On Saturday, June 2, Bohnert, a 2008 Southeast Missouri State University Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps (AFROTC) graduate now stationed at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C., returned to campus exactly a decade after his commissioning to celebrate his promotion […]
  • Southeast Alum Appearing in NY Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Tim Nicolai, a Jackson, Missouri, native, is appearing in New York Public Theater’s Shakespeare in the Park which opened May 29 in Central Park. Nicolai is appearing in “Othello,” directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, through June 24 in the Delacorte Theatre. This summer’s “Free Shakespeare in the Park” also features productions […]
  • Southeast Alumnus Serves as U.S. English Language Fellow in Mongolia

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Jeff Arrigo has traveled the world to teach English, share his English-teaching skills and experience new cultures. Currently, he’s completing a 10-month assignment in Mongolia as an English Language Fellow (ELF) for the U.S. Department of State. In his travels, Arrigo, a 2011 Southeast graduate with a Master of Arts […]
  • Southeast Grad Cultivating Plant Biology Skills at Monsanto

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Cody Wilson continues to grow his knowledge as a greenhouse technician with the Biotechnology Controlled Environment team at Monsanto. Whether it’s planting, transplanting, monitoring or maintaining moisture and environmental controls, Wilson says he is building on his knowledge he gained and his experience in renovating the biology greenhouses at Southeast. […]


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