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

  • Southeast Beta Alpha Psi Chapter Named for Alumnus

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 24, 2014 – Kenneth W. Dobbins, president of Southeast Missouri State University, announced today that alumnus Thomas K. McCain has established a $250,000 endowment for the Mu Xi Chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP), thus providing long-term funding for the Southeast College of Business student organization.  After consultation with the international […]
  • 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 Alumnus Working with St. Louis Symphony

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Timothy Weddle of Jefferson City, Missouri, has recently been hired as the St. Louis Symphony’s “first call substitute.” Weddle studies with the principal bass regularly and says getting to play with him and the bass section will be an honor. Weddle also maintains a position as principal with the Orchestra […]
  • 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 […]

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