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University Foundation

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.

Foundation News

    Southeast Alumna Receives MPA Outstanding Young Journalist Award

    The Missouri Press Association (MPA) last week honored Southeast Missouri State University alumna Katelyn Mary Skaggs of Festus, Missouri, as the recipient of its 2020 William E. James Outstanding Young Journalist Award. The award is given to two Missouri journalists under the age of 30 who have demonstrated excellence in the field of journalism and [...]

    Lee Named Vice President of University Advancement, Executive Director of Southeast Missouri University Foundation

    Dr. Trudy Lee has been named vice president of University Advancement and executive director of the Southeast Missouri University Foundation effective immediately. Dr. Carlos Vargas, president of Southeast Missouri State University, announced the appointment today. Lee has been serving in this role in an interim capacity following the retirement of Bill Holland in 2018. Her [...]

    Catapult’s ‘I Am Human’ Exhibit Now Available Online

    “I Am Human,” an exhibition of mixed media sculptures by Southeast Missouri State University 2020 alumna Maria Esswein, is on display virtually and being hosted by Southeast’s Catapult Creative House. The exhibition, which features artwork from Esswein’s graduating senior Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) exhibition, is now available online to the public at through [...]

    KRCU Completes First Phase of Expansion to Poplar Bluff, Van Buren

    KRCU Public Radio at Southeast Missouri State University completed the first phase of its newest expansion project on Thursday, May 14, when KDMC 91.3 FM signed on the air from Van Buren, Missouri, at approximately 3 p.m. General Manager Dan Woods said it was exciting to hear KRCU’s programming filling the airwaves in a new [...]


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