SIU News

New SIUE Police Officers Have Local Ties

August 23 2017

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Police Department has added seven officers to its squad of 27. All of the new officers have direct ties to either SIUE or the Metro East. The officers were sworn in last week by SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook, PhD, as Vice Chancellor for Administration Rich Walker and Chief of Police Kevin...
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Diverse Programming and Experiential Learning Top of Mind for SEHHB Interim Dean Paul Rose

August 23 2017

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s (SEHHB) diverse programming offers students powerful learning opportunities that are not readily available elsewhere, according to Interim Dean Paul Rose, PhD. In his interim role as leader of the School, Rose is focused on working...
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SIUE East St. Louis Center Hosts STEM Day and Solar Eclipse Celebration for the Community

August 22 2017

Sounds of wonderment and appreciation were heard from toddlers to seniors as the moon passed over the sun and science, math, engineering and technology were creatively displayed on Monday, Aug. 21 at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center’s (ESLC) solar eclipse celebration.  Approximately 600 people...
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SIUE’s School of Business Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter Receives National Recognition

August 22 2017

The Board of Governors of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) has awarded the 2016-17 Collegiate Chapter Honor Roll certificate to the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business BGS chapter. According to the BGS chapter year in review results, “The status is indicative of a campus where academic excellence is valued and where the...
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SIU Carbondale earns spot as a Sierra Club ‘Cool School’

August 22 2017

Southern Illinois University Carbondale has earned a spot on the Sierra Club’s “2017 Cool Schools” list.
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Dawg Fest Features Free Concert

August 22 2017

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Dawg Fest 2017 is a chance to get in the Saluki spirit.
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Solar Eclipse Amazes Viewers at SIUE

August 21 2017

All eyes, protected by approved glasses, were to the sky at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Monday, Aug. 21 as thousands gathered to watch the remarkable solar eclipse. At SIUE, 99.5 percent totality occurred at 1:18 p.m. “Everybody was excited and ready with their glasses,” said Marcus Powell, a junior in the...
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SIUE Students Learn About Community Service

August 21 2017

Before their first day of classes, approximately 650 incoming Southern Illinois University Edwardsville freshmen were loaded into buses on Saturday, Aug. 19 and transported to Metro East farms, gardens, wetlands and more to learn a valuable lesson about community service.  “We want to introduce them to SIUE’s value of...
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CBS Features Former SIUE Provost Hahs for Eclipse Fascination

August 21 2017

Former SIUE Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Sharon Hahs was featured on today’s CBS Morning News for her special interest in following eclipses. View the interview here. Hahs joined the SIUE faculty in January 1995 as a chemistry professor in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). During her 12-year tenure on campus,...
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SIU Carbondale alumnus Richard ‘Dick’ Gregory dies at 84

August 20 2017

Richard “Dick” Gregory, who died Aug. 19 at age 84, was an alumnus of Southern Illinois University Carbondale who attended in the 1950s.
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SIUE School of Nursing Partners with Anderson Hospital

August 18 2017

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing (SIUE SON) and Anderson Hospital in Maryville have agreed to a corporate sponsorship that will allow the hospital’s nurses to obtain a baccalaureate degree in nursing in as little as one year from the comfort of their own homes and on a schedule that fits their...
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Tickets available for Friends of Morris Library gala

August 18 2017

The annual Morris Library fundraiser on Sept. 16 will feature award-winning bluegrass entertainment, a buffet dinner, an auction and more.
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SIUE Welcomes Freshmen to Campus on Move-in Day

August 17 2017

Thursday, Aug. 17 marked a significant transition for 1,200 freshmen at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as they moved into their residence halls – their new home away from home as they begin their journey in higher education. The students are among the approximately 1,800 freshmen comprising SIUE’s Class of...
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SIUE Alumna is First African American to Lead Epworth Children and Family Services

August 17 2017

SIUE alumna Michelle D. Tucker is the first African American chief executive officer at Epworth Children and Family Services. Tucker, a native of East St. Louis, has been at the helm since April. She received her bachelor’s in English from SIUE in 1996. Read more about Tucker’s achievements in The St. Louis...
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SIUE Alumni Bring Interactive Entertainment to the Metro East

August 17 2017

SIUE alumni Libby Sykes and Jessica Napier have created an interactive Murder Mystery Dinner event, which will be showcased Saturday, Sept. 2 at the Wildey Theater in Edwardsville. The Sept. 2 showing is part of Sykes and Napier’s Sly Hedgehog Productions, which will present interactive murder mystery dinner events where guests collect...
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SIUE Introduces Online Degree Completion Program in Integrative Studies

August 17 2017

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is introducing a completely online degree completion program in integrative studies with a focus on leadership in organizations. It is geared toward non-traditional students, primarily working adults and is available for fall 2017. “This flexible program is designed to help adult learners...
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Auditions set for 2017-18 season theater productions

August 17 2017

The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Department of Theater will hold open auditions for two upcoming fall productions. Open auditions means community members as well as students, faculty and staff members are eligible to audition.
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Former SIUE Math and Science Student Dierre Littleton Continues to Chase a Better Version of Himself

August 16 2017

It’s been scary and unfamiliar, but with the help of good exposure, dedicated mentors and his own persistent streak, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Upward Bound Math and Science student Dierre Littleton is forging a successfully scripted path for his life. “When I first started college, I vividly recall feeling like...
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SIUE Police and School of Pharmacy Partner to Take Back 24 lbs. of Prescription Drugs

August 16 2017

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Police Department and School of Pharmacy (SOP) collected 24.2 lbs. of prescription drugs in a drug takeback program Saturday, Aug. 12 during Edwardsville’s Goshen Market. It was the largest amount collected this year in the program. “This is an extremely important service to the...
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SIUE’s Wolff Featured on WalletHub

August 16 2017

SIUE’s Laura Wolff, instructor of economics and finance in the School of Business, shared her expertise on the value of getting a credit report in a WalletHub article posted July 8. To read the article, entitled Credit Reporting Agencies: Big 3 & Alternative Bureaus, click...
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SIU families to celebrate Superheroes

August 16 2017

“Celebrating Superheroes” is the theme for the fall 2017 Southern Illinois University Carbondale Family Carnival, a morning of fun and games for all students with families.
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‘Blindfold chess king’ will hold exhibition on Monday

August 16 2017

Imagine playing multiple games of chess while blindfolded and riding a stationary bicycle. With an amazing memory and a brain studied by neuroscientists at UCLA, chess grandmaster Timur Gareyev does not just play the games – he usually wins.
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SIUE Names Di Maggio May as SBDC Director

August 15 2017

Jo Ann Di Maggio May is the new director of the Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. SIUE School of Business Interim Dean Tim Schoenecker, PhD, appointed Di Maggio May after she had served as the interim director since August 2016. The SBDC has offices in SIUE’s...
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Success Coach to Help Make Dreams Come True

August 15 2017

There’s always a first step when turning dreams into reality. To help people take that first step by clarifying their dreams and goals, Southern Illinois University Carbondale is sponsoring The BIG Dream Gathering with author Mitch Matthews.
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Daily Egyptian nominated for top online college newspaper award

August 15 2017

The Daily Egyptian, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s student-produced newspaper, is a finalist to receive one of the nation’s top online collegiate awards.
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Area Educators Attend SIUE Faculty Led Workshop on Instructing and Supporting Students with Autism Spectrum Disorder

August 14 2017

Special education teachers and school psychologists engaged in lifelong learning and collaboration to provide the best possible outcomes for their students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) during a workshop hosted by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville faculty Aug. 8-10 at Civic Memorial High School in Bethalto. Leading the innovative...
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‘Comic Con’ adds to weekend’s eclipse festivities

August 14 2017

They may be famous for poor aim, but even Imperial Stormtroopers can’t miss the eclipse festivities at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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SIUE East St. Louis Center Program Graduate is Surprised with a New Car

August 11 2017

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center program graduate covered her mouth with both hands and began to cry when she got approximately 10 feet away from the 2005 silver Chevy Cavalier and a group of smiling, anxious people, some of them with cameras pointed at her.   “I’m so happy....
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University prepares to document total solar eclipse

August 11 2017

As media from around the world and thousands of eclipse enthusiasts descend on the region later this month, a Southern Illinois University Carbondale documentary crew will capture every moment.
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SIU will help open Du Quoin State Fair on Aug. 25

August 11 2017

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will be front-and-center during the opening of the Du Quoin State Fair later this month.
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SIUE Alumnus Joins Town and Country Bank as Executive VP and Community Bank President

August 10 2017

SIUE alumnus David Hopkins has joined Town and Country Bank as executive vice president and community bank president in the Metro East. Hopkins earned a bachelor’s in business administration, specializing in economics and finance, in 1982 and a master’s of business administration in 1989, both from SIUE. The Illinois Business...
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SIUE Alumnus Dix Named VP at Associated Bank

August 10 2017

SIUE alumnus Gregory Dix has been named vice president, relationship manager, Community Markets-Southern Illinois, at Associated Bank. Dix earned a bachelor’s in business administration/management from the SIUE School of Business in 1991. Details on his leadership position are available in the Illinois Business...
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Alumnus returns to Schneider Hall 47 years later for eclipse weekend

August 10 2017

For some, the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus is not only one of the best places in the world to see the Aug. 21 total solar eclipse, it is also the only place to relive a slice of personal history.
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Researcher finds new soil analysis approach for soybeans

August 10 2017

A researcher from Southern Illinois University Carbondale is enlisting another tool in the ongoing battle against soybean Sudden Death Syndrome – the soil in which the plants grow.
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