Southeast Missouri State University

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.

Comprehensive Campaign Announced

The Southeast Missouri University Foundation has announced a $40 million comprehensive campaign, the most ambitious fund-raising effort in the University’s history, to directly support current and future students.

The campaign, named “Honoring Tradition, Inspiring Success,” is focused on increasing scholarships and supporting programs and renovations that benefit students.

Read more about the announcement

Foundation News

  • Kaden Robert Memorial Scholarship Established at Southeast

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, March 24, 2015 – The Kaden Robert Memorial Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. The new scholarship is part of the Honoring Tradition – Inspiring Success Comprehensive Campaign through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. This program allowed donors to make a minimum commitment of $5,000 to a maximum commitment […]
  • Betty Cooper Hearnes Music Scholarship Established at Southeast

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, March 23, 2015 – The Betty Cooper Hearnes Music Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. The scholarship has been established through a generous gift from the Cooper family in Betty Cooper Hearnes’ honor. The scholarship was announced March 13 at the birthday celebration of Julia Warren, sister of […]
  • CAPA Endowed Scholarship in Human Resources Established

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, March 23, 2015 – The CAPA Endowed Scholarship in Human Resources has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. The Cape Area Personnel Association (CAPA) of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, made a $5,000 gift to establish the scholarship. Its gift will be matched with an additional $5,000 through a University matching gift […]
  • Annette P. Seigel Heller Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, March 23, 2015 – The Annette P. Seigel Heller Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Heller of Chesterfield, Missouri, made a $5,000 gift to establish the award. Her gift was matched with an additional $5,000 through a University matching gift program as part of the Honoring Tradition […]

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