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.

Southeast Missouri University Foundation Campaign Nets $49.2 Million

Foundation News

  • Six Southeast Alumnae Honored with Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards

    Six alumnae of Southeast Missouri State University were honored last month with 2016 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards. Among those receiving awards were Southeast graduates Jennifer Bettis of St. Louis; Jessica Duffy of Waterloo, Illinois; Megan Hall of Desloge, Missouri; Sherri Moreland of Festus, Missouri; Whitney Hoffmann of Sullivan, Missouri; and Aubrea Grundstad of Grover, […]
  • Southeast #GivingTuesday an Extraordinary Success: One Day. One Gift. TWO Scholarships

    Southeast Missouri State University is proud to announce Giving Tuesday, an all-in, one-day “We Are One” effort to raise funds to create a need-based scholarship, was an enormous success, far surpassing its $5,000 goal. As of Nov. 30, Southeast’s #GivingTuesday raised $11,160.30 from more than 330 individuals. Southeast reached its initial goal before noon Tuesday […]
  • #GivingTuesday, Nov. 29: One Day. One Gift. One Scholarship

    In the spirit of giving and on the doorstep of the holiday season, Southeast Missouri State University invites its students, alumni, faculty and staff to join in Giving Tuesday, Nov. 29, in an all-in, one-day “We Are One” effort to raise $5,000 to create a need-based scholarship to benefit a Southeast student. Giving Tuesday will […]
  • Southeast Alumna Nominated to NAEYC’s Young Professionals Advisory Council

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Samohya Stallons loves teaching. As a kindergarten teacher at Normandy School Collaborative in St. Louis, Missouri, she loves the excitement of making a positive difference in students every day. “Teaching is so much bigger than me,” said Stallons. “My behavior and practices can make or break a child’s spirit and […]