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

  • ‘Power of the Pink’ to Light Up Cape Girardeau

    Southeast Alumna Joins Pink Up, Dig for Life to Promote Breast Cancer Awareness CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 22, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University alumna Sherri Cliffe of St. Louis, founder and owner of Cliffedge Marketing, is organizing “Power of the Pink,” a program created to raise awareness for breast cancer on Oct. 1 in […]
  • Southeast Celebrates Homecoming 2014 with ‘Paint the Town Red’ Theme

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 22, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University will celebrate Homecoming 2014 Sept. 29-Oct. 4 with a full slate of activities as alumni, students and friends are invited to “paint the town red.” “Homecoming is a cornerstone event on the alumni calendar,” said Jay Wolz, director of Alumni Relations at Southeast. “Every […]
  • Southeast Alumni Association Honoring Alumni, Faculty with 2014 Merit Awards

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 22, 2014 – Seven alumni and one faculty member will receive Merit Awards presented by the Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association Oct. 3 at the Copper Dome Society/Merit Recognition Program during the Homecoming celebration. The awards will be presented at 6:30 p.m. in the Show Me Center. Since 1958, Alumni […]
  • Southeast Alumni Association Presenting Distinguished Service Awards

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Sept. 22, 2014 – The Alumni Association at Southeast Missouri State University will honor eight individuals with Distinguished Service Awards during Homecoming festivities Oct. 4. Recipients will be Dr. Linda Lattin Burns, Southeast professor emeritus of English and secondary education; Dr. Dan and Paulette Cotner of Cape Girardeau.; and the team physicians […]