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

    Neal E. Boyd, Southeast Fraternity Celebrated With New Endowment

    The Jason J. LeGrand and Neal E. Boyd Endowment has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation.  LeGrand established the award to honor Boyd and celebrate their friendship, and to support character and leadership development for students who are members of their fraternity, Lambda Chi Alpha. Boyd was a 2001 graduate and well-known performer [...]

    Southeast Alumna Living the Dream at Cincinnati Zoo

    There’s a time for work and a time for fun … unless you are Southeast Missouri State University alumna Alix Gasser. After all, having fun at work is part of her job description at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden. Gasser, a native of Mogadore, Ohio, is director of membership, business development and fun, and [...]

    Southeast Alumna Abbie Crites-Leoni to be Honored with Distinguished Service Award

    The Honorable Abbie Crites-Leoni will be honored with the Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association’s Distinguished Service Award during Homecoming festivities Oct. 25. Distinguished Service Awards are presented to individuals and organizations that have made lasting contributions to their communities and to the University. Crites-Leoni, a 1993 Southeast graduate and U.S. Magistrate Judge, will be [...]

    Southeast Alumni, Faculty to be Honored with 2019 Merit Awards

    Four Southeast Missouri State University alumni and a faculty member will receive Merit Awards presented by the Southeast Alumni Association Oct. 25 at the Copper Dome Society/Merit Recognition Dinner during the University’s Homecoming celebration. The Merit Award dinner will begin at 6:30 p.m. in the Show Me Center. Alumni Merit Awards have been presented annually [...]


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