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 Curates Poems, Watercolor Paintings Exhibit at Cape Public Library

    “Parlor Room,” a solo exhibition of works by Rachael Zur, will be on display from March 6-27 at the Cape Girardeau Public Library. The exhibition, curated by Southeast Missouri State University alumna Ashley Sexton, is free and open to the public. Works will change daily, and visitors are encouraged to visit often. Zur is a [...]

    Southeast Alumna Kaci Heins Named 2020 Winner of Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Kaci Heins, director of Space Center University® in Houston, will be honored with the Alan Shepard Technology in Education Award at a special presentation in March. Heins will receive the award March 30 at the Space Foundation Teacher Liaison Professional Development Workshop at the Space Foundation Discovery Center in Colorado [...]

    Southeast Alum Jay Wade Reprises Role in Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati

    Southeast Missouri State University alumnus Jay Wade will reprise the role of Omari in the Cincinnati Ensemble Theatre production of “Pipeline” March 11- April 4. This powerful play delves into the issue of the “school-to-prison” pipeline that can ensnare people of color. The Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati presents a portfolio of visually stunning premier theatre that [...]

    Southeast Announces Fall 2019 Graduates

    Southeast Missouri State University has announced its fall 2019 graduates. A listing of graduates is available here. Graduates were honored during commencement ceremonies Dec. 14 in the Show Me Center. Dr. Shonta Smith, professor of elementary education, and Dr. Susan Kendrick, professor of English and chair of the Department of English, delivered the commencement addresses.


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