What does Southeast Missouri State University mean to you?

Southeast Missouri State University means a great deal to me as it solidified a foundation re academics, social emotional learning and service to community that has aided me in my life and career.

Why is it important to support students (at a time like this)?

The world is more complex than ever before and can be challenging to navigate. Supporting students in their efforts toward their career and life goals is important.

Why do you give to Southeast?

It's my way of saying thanks to all that I got out of my experience at Southeast.

Why do you believe the work of the Foundation is important?

The work of the Foundation allows for continued support of the University and future students.

What personal experiences have you had with the students you have helped (who have been helped by the Foundation)?

Not enough.

Why should other people give to Southeast?

There are so many needs that will benefit greatly from one's donation - small or large. You can specify where a gift can go or entrust it to the University to put toward the greatest need.

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How has earning your degree from Southeast impacted your life?

I've had a successful teaching experience thanks to Southeast. I give credit for my 40+ years in education to the faculty I was fortunate to learn from and the extracurricular activities I truly enjoyed.