Southeast Missouri State University would like to express its extraordinary gratitude to the many sponsors that have made SEclipse activities possible. SEclipse platinum sponsors are Eye Care Specialists, L.L.C., which has sponsored solar eclipse viewing glasses, and Pepsi MidAmerica for providing SEclipse T-shirts, both being made available at eclipse events. Other special sponsors and supporters include Dennis Vollink, president of Drury Southwest Inc. and a local astrophotographer; Kaci Heins, a Southeast alumna and education supervisor with the Space Center Houston, the Official Visitor Center for the NASA Johnson Space Center and teacher liaison for The Space Foundation; Dr. Phill Reed, associate professor of physics and astronomy and director of the Planetarium and Observatory at Kutztown University; Jason Krueger, president and founder of StratoStar; Missouri National Guard; and Chartwells.
Southeast departments supporting the event include Admissions, Alumni Relations, Athletics, Campus Health Clinic, Campus Life and Event Services, College of Education, College of Science, Technology and Agriculture, Continuing Education, Department of Public Safety, Facilities Management, Holland School of Visual and Performing Arts, Department of Mass Media, Office of the President, Office of the Provost, Residence Life, Recreation Services, University Communications and Marketing, University Speaker Series, Textbook Rental, the Southeast Missouri University Foundation, Student Government Association and Student Activities Council.
The University also thanks the City of Cape Girardeau, the Cape Girardeau Convention and Visitors Bureau, and KFVS12 for their support.