You are cordially invited to SEMO's Sesquicentennial Ball on Saturday, April 6, 2024!

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Southeast Missouri State University’s Sesquicentennial Ball is not merely a celebration of our 150-year journey; it is a pivotal moment in our history. For over a century and a half, this University has guided generations toward education excellence and opportunity. The Ball is a confluence of the past, present, and future, uniting our SEMO community in a shared commitment to honor our heritage while forging an inspiring path forward.
More than just a glamorous gathering, the Sesquicentennial Ball underscores the significance of our journey, emphasizing the profound impact our students, alumni, faculty, and staff have had on our communities. But, there will still be glamour...

Tickets and Schedule

Join us at the Show Me Center on Saturday, April 6, 2024, for an evening of delectable cuisine, great company, dancing, entertainment, and best of all: the opportunity to support SEMO scholarships directly benefitting our driven, hard-working students.

  • 6 p.m. - Social
  • 7 p.m. - Dinner and Entertainment
  • 9 p.m. - Dancing

Sponsorship Opportunities

An event to support our students would not be possible without generous sponsors. If you are interested in honoring the University's legacy, supporting students, promoting your organization, and enjoying additional perks throughout the evening, please consider a Sesquicentennial Ball Sponsorship Package. A member of the University Foundation team would be happy to visit with you by contacting Phil Wilmert at or learn more about sponsorship packages online.

Alumni Eggsclipse Brunch at Century Casino

After an evening of celebration, join us for an alumni brunch on Sunday, April 7 at Beacon 53 from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Tickets are $28 per adult, and children 12 and under are $15. Link to purchase tickets coming soon!



Presenting Sponsors

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century casino logo commerce bank logo
martin rice logo mercy hospital logo
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