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

  • Southeast Alumna Honored with Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Missouri, Nov. 24, 2014 – Southeast Missouri State University alumna Lisa Kraus of St. Louis, a special education teacher at Pevely (Missouri) Elementary School in the Dunklin R-V School District, recently was awarded a 2014 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award. “I am very honored to be acknowledged for the Emerson Excellence in Teaching […]
  • Southeast Alumnus Publishes Collection of Short Stories

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Ford Phillips of Alton, Illinois, has published a collection of short stories entitled “East of the Sun and West of the Moon,” the second volume of which will be published in 2015. The collection is compiled of short stories centered around the small, fictional southern Illinois town of McClane in […]
  • Nicholas K. Maddock LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Ally Scholarship Established at Southeast

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 14, 2014 – Nicholas Maddock of Richmond, Virginia, has established the Nicholas K. Maddock LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) Ally Scholarship through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. The scholarship will be awarded to a student enrolled at Southeast Missouri State University. The scholarship is open to students of any major with […]
  • Dominic Hooper Memorial Scholarship Established at Southeast

    CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., Nov. 13, 2014 – The Dominic Hooper Memorial Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. Hooper’s parents, Sara and Chris Snider, of Scott City, Mo., established the scholarship. The Sniders participated in a matching gift program that was part of the Honoring Tradition – Inspiring Success Comprehensive Campaign through the […]

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