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

  • James C. McGinnis and Jeannine O. McGinnis Endowed Scholarship Established at Southeast

    The James C. McGinnis and Jeannine O. McGinnis Endowed Scholarship has been established through the Southeast Missouri University Foundation. A gift from Mrs. McGinnis created this scholarship to help individuals who have chosen to serve in the military and their families achieve their educational goals. This renewable scholarship will be awarded to a Southeast undergraduate […]
  • Southeast Alumni Association Organizing 11-Day Guided Tour of Central Europe

    The Southeast Missouri State University Alumni Association is organizing an 11-day, guided tour of Central Europe. The trip, scheduled for Aug. 6-16 will include visits to sites in Prague, Czech Republic, including the “Castle District,” the gothic St. Vitus Cathedral, the Prague Castle, and Lobkowicz Palace; in Vienna, Austria, including a classical music performance at […]
  • March of Dimes Awards Southeast Alumna Nurse of the Year

    Southeast Missouri State University alumna Kathy Williams recently was awarded the March of Dimes 2017 Nurse of the Year Award – Missouri in the category of education. “It was surprising and exciting. I feel so grateful to have had the opportunities in my career and people in my path which led up to this,” said […]
  • Five Southeast Alumnae Honored with Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards

    Five alumnae of Southeast Missouri State University were honored last month with 2017 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Awards. Among those receiving awards were Southeast graduates Mary Kay Decker of Festus, Missouri; Georggia Holt of Maryland Heights, Missouri; Allison Keeler of St. Peters, Missouri; Terri Schrader of Hillsboro, Missouri; and Andrea Swantner of Wentzville, Missouri. The […]


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