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

  • Lawrence and Alice Breeze Scholarship in History Established at Southeast

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 2, 2015 – The Lawrence and Alice Breeze Scholarship in History has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Dr. Lawrence “Larry” E. and Mrs. Alice Breeze of Cape Girardeau made a gift to establish the scholarship as part of the recent Honoring Tradition – Inspiring Success Comprehensive Campaign. The […]
  • Fall 2015 Career Week and Internship Fair Oct. 5-8 at Southeast

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 1, 2015 — More than 110 area employers are registered to meet Southeast Missouri State University students of all majors and Southeast alumni at the fall 2015 Career and Internship Fair Oct. 8 in the Student Recreation Center-North. The event is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Students and alumni […]
  • Alumnus Sharing Journalistic Call with Students

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Oct. 1, 2015 — Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Dr. Sam Swan of Knoxville, Tennessee, spends his days bringing the love of journalism to his students. Swan is a professor of broadcast journalism at the University of Tennessee.  He also holds the title of director of International Programs for the College of […]
  • Southeast Celebrates Homecoming 2015 with ‘It’s Your Move’ Theme

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., September 29, 2015 – Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate Homecoming 2015 Oct. 12-17 with a full slate of activities as alumni, students and friends are invited to show their will to “make their move.” “Homecoming for Southeast alumni is so exciting and means so much to our graduates who fondly remember their […]