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

  • Lenell and Justin Hahn Scholarship Established at Southeast

    The Justin and Lenell Hahn Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri State University Foundation. Justin and Lenell Hahn of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, made a $5,000 gift to the Southeast Missouri State University Foundation to establish the award.  Their gift was matched with an additional $5,000 through a University matching gift program. The […]
  • Lewis and Carolyn Ford Bock Named 2017 Friends of the University

    Lewis and Carolyn Ford Bock of Cape Girardeau and The Woodlands, Texas, have been named the 2017 Friends of the University by the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. They will be honored at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 17 in the atrium of the River Campus Cultural Arts Center as part of the annual President’s Council Gala. The […]
  • Area Businesses Encouraged to Join Upcoming Power of Women Expo at Southeast

    Area businesses are encouraged to meet hundreds of women professionals, business leaders, philanthropists and Southeast Missouri State University students, faculty and staff at the Sixth Annual Power of Women Luncheon and Expo March 29 at the Show Me Center. “This is a great opportunity for businesses in the southeast Missouri area to connect with tomorrow’s […]
  • River Campus Debut Show ‘Big River’ Returns in Anniversary Production

    “Big River,” the first show ever performed on the Donald C. Bedell Performance Hall stage will return in a special 10th season performance at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 22, 23 and 25, 8 p.m. Feb. 24, and 2 p.m. Feb. 26 as the Rhodes 101 Stops and Commerce Bank Theatre and Dance Series continues at Southeast Missouri […]