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.
Dewain Earl Brucker loved all things agriculture, so much so that he bequeathed his entire trust to the Southeast Missouri University Foundation so Southeast Missouri State University agriculture students can pursue the same career path that brought him a lifetime of joy. Brucker, formerly of Chaffee, Missouri, passed away on Aug. 11, 2018, at the [...]
Southeast Missouri State University alumna Dr. Danielle Riordan recently was named a recipient of the American Dental Association’s (ADA) annual “10 Under 10” award. The ADA “10 Under 10” Awards recognizes 10 new dentists who demonstrate excellence early in their careers. “I am so honored to be named a ‘10 Under 10’ recipient,” said Riordan, [...]
Ten Southeast Missouri State University students were honored with scholarships today during the eighth annual Power of Women luncheon at the Show Me Center. The recipients of the Power of Women Scholarship are Lauren Cooper of O’Fallon, Illinois; Alexis Dilg of Yorkville, Illinois; Ellen Gieselman of St. Louis, Missouri; Grace Grzywa of Fenton, Missouri; McKayla [...]
Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Lance McClard was named Missouri’s National Distinguished Principal by the Missouri Association of Elementary School Principals (MAESP) during the MAESP 2019 Leadership Conference March 2. McClard is principal of Millersville Elementary School and North Elementary School in the Jackson R-2 School District. The announcement of his achievement was a very [...]