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

  • MBA Grad Goes Global as E-Commerce Entrepreneur

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Jue “Violet” Zhang is passionate about cross-border trade and says the time is ripe for e-commerce to revolutionize China. Violet has had her hand on the pulse of the import-export business for about 15 years while working in international markets and the financial service industry, including four years with  Alibaba, […]
  • GW’s Achievement and Service Award in Communication Studies Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

    GW’s Achievement and Service Award in Communication Studies has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Dr. Glen Williams of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, made a $5,000 gift to the Southeast Missouri University Foundation to establish the award. The scholarship recognizes students who have made significant contributions to Southeast Missouri State University’s Department of Communication […]
  • 2016 Southeast Forensic Chemistry Grads Tapped for Elite DEA Internships

    Abbey Stier of Sherman, Illinois, and Alix Bosler of Pacific, Missouri, are Southeast Missouri State University’s first forensic chemistry graduates to intern with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) North Central Laboratory this summer in Chicago, Illinois. Both Stier and Bosler graduated cum laude in May with Bachelors of Science in chemistry, forensic chemistry option. […]
  • Southeast Honored at UNCF Gala

    The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) recognized Southeast Missouri State University, Southeast alumnus Cedric the Entertainer and seven incoming students July 31 at the first inaugural UNCF St. Louis Evening Of Stars – Concert Gala in the Sheldon Concert Hall. The event featured a benefit concert with a performance by Grammy-nominated and national recording artist […]