The Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association presents a number of awards throughout the year to alumni, friends and former students who have brought distinction to themselves in career and community achievement and service.

Nominations are accepted throughout the year for the awards listed below. If you know an alum who has made a difference in their career and community, please consider nominating him or her for an Alumni Association recognition.

merit award winners

Alumni Merit Award

Criteria: Southeast Missouri State University alumni who are evaluated on professional growth, service to the University and individual character. Awarded yearly at Homecoming.
Nomination Deadline: February 1

Young Alumni Merit Award

Criteria: Southeast Missouri State University alumni who are age 37 or younger and are evaluated on professional growth, service to the University, and individual character. Awarded yearly during the Spring Commencement.
Nomination Deadline: February 1

Faculty Merit Award

Criteria: Current faculty member evaluated on teaching, professional growth and service. Awarded yearly at Homecoming.
Nomination Deadline: February 1

Distinguished Service Award

Criteria: Former students, graduates or University supporters who are evaluated on professional growth, service to the University and individual character. Awarded yearly at Homecoming.
Nomination Deadline: March 1

Southeast Salutes Award

Criteria: St. Louis-area friends and alumni are eligible for this recognition which is based upon professional growth, service to the University and individual character. Awarded yearly by the St. Louis Chapter of the Alumni Association.
Nomination Deadline: March 1

Contact

573.651.2259
alumni@semo.edu
Wehking Alumni Center
Alumni Association
One University Plaza, MS7300
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701