Quick links to important local history (Cape Girardeau, Mo.) and Southeast Missouri State Univeristy's Historic Preservation Program
Southeast HP Degree Program
Southeast has the only undergraduate historic preservation program in Missouri certified by the National Council for Preservation Education, and is one of only nine bachelor’s degree programs nationwide. Program faculty have demonstrated expertise in museums, historic sites, archives, public programming, architectural history, the National Register of Historic Places, and the preservation of the built environment.
Sigma Pi Kappa
International honor society for historic preservation students, faculty, and distinguished professionals. It is the only international society specifically for historic preservationists and was founded in 1991 by the faculty of the historic preservation program at the University of Georgia. According to the 1996 PastScript newsletter, Southeast's Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Pi Kappa, was chartered March 23, 1996. On April 3, 1996, 10 students (7 undergraduates, 3 graduates) were inducted as charter members of the Epsilon Chapter. Please contact Dr. Steven Hoffman firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
Southeast HP Facebook pages
Historic Preservation Program
Historic Preservation Association (current students)
Historic Preservation Alumni (graduates or former students)
After successful careers in higher education, Bert and Mary Ann Kellerman, at the urging of neighbors, friends and colleagues, created the Kellerman Foundation for Historic Preservation as a means to leave a legacy of historic preservation for Southeast Missouri.
Southeast Alumni Association
Regardless of where you live, stay in touch with Southeast through the Southeast Alumni Association website.
Located in Kent Library, University Special Collections and Archives and Rare Book Room are where Southeast's HP-related records are archived.
State Historical Society of Missouri--Cape Girardeau Research Center supports the overall mission of SHSMO with special attention to expanding both the study of the southeast region of the state and the preservation of its history. The center was formed in partnership with Southeast Missouri State University to provide local residents convenient access to resources.
Center for Regional History
The Center for Regional History and Cultural Heritage serves the University and the region through its work in documenting, preserving, and presenting various aspects of local and regional history; architectural trends; archaeology; ethnic and folk traditions.