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

  • Alumni Linda Kennedy is Teaching Around the World

    Since graduating from Southeast Missouri State University in 1991, Linda Kennedy has taught in America, Egypt and Taiwan, where she currently lives.   Linda graduated Quincy University in 1973 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts and received her master’s degree in English from Southeast in 1991.  She attended Southeast because she wanted to complete her […]
  • Brett Maikowski: Working with Sports Organizations

    Brett Maikowski, a 2010 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University, is currently working as a National Football League communications intern for the Houston Texans in Houston, Texas.   Brett graduated Southeast with a Bachelor of Science in sport management with a minor in business administration. He attended Southeast because of the sport management program.  Every […]
  • A Growing Family for Alumni and Stay at Home Mom Sebrina Glenn

    Sebrina Glenn’s whole life has changed, and this 1997 Southeast Missouri State University graduate  has become a stay-at-home-mom after adopting three children at once.   “We went from zero children to three children in one day,” Sebrina says.  “To say it was an adjustment is an understatement.  We went from a small car to a […]
  • Alumni Kristina Halpin Teaches in Scotland

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Kristina Halpin of O’Fallon, Ill., recently returned from Edinburgh, Scotland, where she student taught secondary mathematics at the Trinity Academy.   “I was really blessed to student teach in a country as wonderful as Scotland. As a teacher, it shows how adaptable I am to new situations and willing to try […]