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.

Southeast Missouri University Foundation Campaign Nets $49.2 Million

Foundation News

  • Three Southeast Alumnae Receive Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards

    Three Southeast Missouri State University alumnae recently were recognized with Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards for being excellent St. Louis-area teachers. Jennifer Elliott of Festus, Missouri, Laura Leyes-Woods of Lemay, Missouri, and Melissa Wilkerson of Belleville, Illinois, were among 109 area educators recognized for their dedication and passion in the classroom. The ceremony and reception, […]
  • Southeast Alumna Tapped as White House Holiday Decorator

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Jordan Sandusky recently had the extraordinary opportunity of helping decorate the White House in Washington, D.C., for the holidays. Decorating the White House has been a five-year dream for Sandusky, a Dexter, Missouri, native and 2015 Southeast graduate. “The application process is very competitive and I applied five years in […]
  • #20 Southeast Missouri Faces #2 Weber State in Second Round of FCS Playoffs Saturday

    #20 Southeast Missouri (9-3) will face #2 Weber State (9-2) in the NCAA Division I Championship Second Round on Saturday, Dec. 1, in Ogden Utah. Saturday’s game will be broadcast live on the radio at Real Rock 99.3 FM. Watch live on ESPN3. SEMO advances to the second round after defeating #15 Stony Brook on Saturday, […]
  • Big Third Quarter Sends #20 Southeast Missouri to First-Ever Playoff Win Over #15 Stony Brook

    #20 Southeast Missouri (9-3) kept its historic season alive when it erased a 14-point deficit by scoring 28 third-quarter points en route to a 28-14 victory over #15 Stony Brook (7-5) Saturday afternoon in the first round of the NCAA Division I Football Championship. SEMO trailed, 14-0, at halftime after struggling against a tough Stony […]


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