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Outreach & Retention Programs

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The Outreach and Retention Programs of Academic Support Centers strive to connect the community and students of Southeast Missouri State University. These opportunities enable the students to begin their life-long journey of citizen involvement and introduce students to employment in their field of interest.

Collaborating with our local and state partners to serve nearly 5,000 students since 2009.

12 collaborations and partnerships.  Big brothers and sisters, abc today network.  Cape girardeau area chamber of commerce, chamber young professionals.  Cape girardeau public school district.  Community caring council, missouri mentoring partnership.  Gibson center.  Missouri department of Transportation.  NAACP.  Rob Rueseler and associates.  Salvation army.  Signature packaging and paper, LLC.  Workforce investment board of southeast missouri.  Zonta club of cape girardeau, golden z club.

4930 students served since 2009

Become a Partner

Our community partners collaborate with us to provide opportunities and promote professional growth for our Southeast students. Want to get involved? Fill out the following form to get started. Partnership Contact Form

Student Involvement

We provide the resources to aid students in the successful completion of bachelor’s degrees. Learn more about the College Access Partnership Award and how to apply. Criteria for Student Participation



(573) 986-6135
University Center 202

Outreach & Retention Programs
One University Plaza, MS1850
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701