University Foundation

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.

Foundation News

    Southeast Alumnus Heads up Naval National Reconnaissance Intelligence Satellite Program

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus and U.S. Navy Cmdr. Michael Porter has dedicated his life and career to serving. After nearly 27 years with the U.S. Navy, he has been around the world. Porter, a native of Gipsy, Missouri, comes from a long line of family who have served in the military, including both his [...]

    Southeast Alumna Serving Local Community in Moldova with Peace Corps

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Ryan Warren has always wanted to serve and help others. This summer, she begins two years of service as a health education teacher volunteer with the Peace Corps in the Republic of Moldova. Warren, a native of Savannah, Missouri, said the Peace Corps, with its mission of sending Americans with [...]

    Take a Summer Vacay Through the Airwaves: KRCU Adds ‘Travel with Rick Steves’ to Lineup

    KRCU Public Radio at Southeast Missouri State University has added a travel show — “Travel with Rick Steves” — to its weekly lineup. With a lively mix of guest interviews and listener calls, this hour-long show goes beyond the Europe that Mr. Steves is famous for, with shows covering travel and cultures across every continent. [...]

    Southeast Announces Spring 2019 Graduates

    Southeast Missouri State University conferred 1,105 degrees – 929 undergraduate and 176 graduate and specialist’s – during spring commencement ceremonies May 11. A listing of graduates is available here. In total, 398 students graduated with honors — 88 graduated summa cum laude (3.9 to 4.0 cumulative grade point average); 116 graduated magna cum laude (3.75 [...]


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