SIU News

Memorial Day

May 24 2019

The offices of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 27. Offices will re-open Tuesday, May 28,...
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SIUE’s Celik Organizes Third Energy Symposium in Turkey

May 24 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering’s Serdar Celik, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, held the third Ilgaz Energy Symposium on Monday, May 20 at historic Istanbul University in Turkey. More than 60 energy professionals from academia, public institutes, the...
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SIUE’s The Alestle, Wins Top American Scholastic Press Association Awards

May 24 2019

The Alestle, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s student newspaper, received a first place with special merit award in the annual honors by the American Scholastic Press Association (ASPA). Former Editor-In-Chief Ryan Bieri and former Sports Editor Hannah Miller were also acknowledged with Outstanding Reporting for the story...
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SIUE Alumna Continues to Support LungSmarter’s Asthma Awareness Campaign

May 24 2019

Rita Cook, of Alton, watched Jaris Waide, of Godfrey, grow up and live a robust and active life.  So when the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumna learned of the disabilities Waide suffered because of a severe asthma attack, Cook was eager to help Waide’s non-profit LungSmarter Foundation promote asthma education,...
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Engineering students to test mettle during national steel bridge competition at SIU

May 24 2019

Engineering faculty and students are working hard to make the upcoming Student Steel Bridge Competition national finals a huge success at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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Free dental clinics will be available for area children this summer

May 24 2019

There are several opportunities this summer for children in the region to receive free preventive dental services through the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Dental Sealant Grant Program.
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Local celebrities to perform in annual ‘Singing with the Stars’ talent competition

May 24 2019

Community superstars are taking to the stage this June to compete in the light-hearted and entertaining “Singing with the Stars” competition. Hosted by the Friends of McLeod Summer Playhouse, the annual “no-talent required” competition includes musical acts by a local CEO, a doctor, a director and more.
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SIU’s College of Business recognizes those who are successful in business and life

May 24 2019

Two special presentations took place recently as Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Business presented awards to recognize notable alumni and business leaders.
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SIUE SBDC Director DiMaggio May Honored for Work with Small Businesses

May 23 2019

Jo Ann DiMaggio May, director of the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, received two awards at the Illinois Entrepreneurship and Small Business Growth Association (IESBGA) Conference in Champaign held May 15-17 at the Hyatt Place Hotel. Among seven Illinois SBDC...
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City of Edwardsville and SIUE Successful Communities Collaborative Announce Partnership

May 23 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Successful Communities Collaborative (SSCC) is gearing up for its 2019-20 partnership with the City of Edwardsville. Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton announced the city’s partnership with the SSCC at the Edwardsville/Glen Carbon Chamber of Commerce Mayors’ Legislative...
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SIUE Pharmacy Class of 2020 Collects Bottle Caps, Creates & Donates Bench

May 23 2019

Since the start of their first year in the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP), 82 students comprising the Class of 2020 have been on a collaborative mission to give back. They have been collecting medication bottle caps in order to recycle them and create a lasting gift for the School. After capping their...
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SIUE Grows and Upgrades Sustained Dialogue Program

May 23 2019

Conversations about race, sexual orientation, religion, socio-economic status, and other human identifiers and qualifiers will be expanding at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.   SIUE’s second year of Sustained Dialogue (SD) will offer additional educational opportunities, and reach more members of the...
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Langenwalter to Retire after 32 Years of Service to SIU SDM

May 23 2019

Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine’s (SIU SDM) Eric Langenwalter, DMD, MS, is capping a lifetime of service to the SDM as he has announced his retirement in June 2019. “Dr. Langenwalter has truly given much of himself to our school, for which he has been so devoted these many years,” said SIU SDM...
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SIUE’s Online Master’s of Education in Instructional Technology Ranked Among Most Affordable in Nation

May 23 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s online master’s of science in education with a major in instructional technology degree program is ranked 23rd in the nation and 2nd in Illinois for affordability, according to leading education research publisher SR Education Group. The 120 Most Affordable Rankings lists featured on...
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Clearing the Clouds campaign addresses vaping at SIU

May 23 2019

It turns out that what you don’t know about vaping can hurt you. That’s the conclusion health officials at Southern Illinois University Carbondale reached after conducting a student survey.
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Enjoy free music at SIU’s Student Center

May 23 2019

Check out some free, live musical performances at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Student Center.
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SIUE Students Bring CALM to Local Middle and High School Students

May 22 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville psychology students taught the importance of forgiveness to middle and high school students at the Conversation Toward a Brighter Future conference held April 20 and May 2, and hosted by the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation (MJCHF). Seniors Ashley Monier, of Troy, and Abigail Haloftis,...
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Luer Named SIUE School of Pharmacy Dean

May 22 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Mark Luer, PharmD, FCCP, has been named dean of the School of Pharmacy (SOP). Luer has served as interim dean since July 2018. The appointment is subject to SIU Board of Trustees approval. “The SIUE School of Pharmacy has continued its outstanding record of accomplishment during Dr....
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SBDC for the Metro East Aids in Success of B&A Services Book Release: “OSHA Field Guide: Understand Workplace Safety & Save Money”

May 22 2019

Barb Razer, owner of B&A Respirator Services, LLC has been a client of the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) since 2017. SBDC Director Jo Ann DiMaggio May has assisted and provided Razer with referrals for website design, a list of network connections and...
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SIUE Alumnus Savoca is Commencement Speaker for School of Dental Medicine

May 22 2019

Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) emeritus faculty and SIUE alumnus Dr. Dennis “Denny” Savoca will address 58 SDM students receiving their doctor of dental medicine degrees at the SDM’s commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, in the SIUE Morris University Center Meridian...
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Linguistics professor to present on the future of communication with interstellar travel

May 22 2019

Interstellar travel may be a thing of the future, but how will people communicate if it actually happens? Southern Illinois University linguistics professor Jeffrey Punske is on the topic, presenting his unique perspective at the European Space Agency’s upcoming Interstellar Travel workshop.
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SIUE University Housing Promotes Sustainability During May Closing

May 21 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville University Housing residents moving out this spring semester had the opportunity to donate excess food and goods before leaving campus, making for a lighter car ride home and a more sustainable May closing. As in previous years, University Housing partnered with USAgain to collect textiles, including...
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SIUE Engineering Researchers Measure Salt Concentration in Local Bodies of Water to Study Impact on Ecosystem

May 21 2019

Research is being conducted everywhere we look, with curiosity and the pursuit of new knowledge offering an endless array of opportunities to generate important information and expand horizons. One such example is the continuous monitoring of salt concentration in local water bodies in order to study effect on ecosystem, a research project led by...
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For the SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Graduating Class – the Chase is On

May 20 2019

The life instructions were clear, concise and motivational – chase your dreams.  It was the sage advice given by 18-year-old Radricka Kelly-Oden, valedictorian and graduation speaker at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) 2019 commencement ceremony held Friday, May 17 in...
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SIUE SBDC Hosts Informational Meeting for $15 Million Available for Minority Businesses

May 20 2019

Hilary Scott-Ogunrinde, of St. Louis, was one of more than 60 people attending the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s Office of Minority Economic Empowerment’s informational meeting on funding opportunities for minority-owned businesses.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s...
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SIUE School of Pharmacy Blood Pressure Screenings Help Madison County Employees Stay Well

May 20 2019

More than 30 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) students helped the Madison County Employee Wellness Committee meet its May wellness goals by providing important blood pressure screenings and education to 176 Madison County employees. On Friday, May 3, the students, along with nine faculty pharmacists, visited nine...
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Strong effort leads to Flying Salukis’ ninth-straight top 3 national finish

May 20 2019

Maintaining a winning legacy and edge can be difficult without a complete team effort.
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SIUE Alumnus Named Exec. VP-Chief Credit Officer at Midwest BankCentre

May 17 2019

SIUE alumnus David B. Warning has been promoted to executive vice president-chief credit officer for Midwest BankCentre, a locally owned community bank. Warning earned a bachelor’s in business administration/marketing from the SIUE School of Business in 1982. Details on his promotion are available on constructforSTL.org, as well as in...
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New scholarship gives students further opportunities in international studies

May 17 2019

When president emeritus of Bangkok University Thanu Kulachol walked on the Southern Illinois University Campus as a student in the 1970s, it was just the beginning of an international relationship between the two universities. Now, a new endowed scholarship continues Kulachol’s mission forward.
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Youths ages 9-17 with Type 1 diabetes invited to SIU’s Camp B.E.T.A.

May 17 2019

Growing up with Type 1 diabetes makes childhood and teenage years a bit more challenging, but Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center is offering something fun especially created for youths ages 9-15 who have Type 1 diabetes.
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Alumnus, emeritus professor will discuss SIU law school’s history on Tuesday

May 17 2019

A look at the history and development of the SIU School of Law is set for Tuesday at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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A lifestyle of giving back earns Brian Flath the 2019 Sturgis Award

May 16 2019

For Brian Flath, community service is more than an obligation; it is a way of life. His passion for giving back and contributing his time and resources are what earned him the 2019 Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award.
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SIU graduate exemplifies law school’s mission of public service

May 16 2019

The opportunity to help others was among the reasons that Jake Yates opted to go to law school.
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SIU’s Leadership Development Program wins 2019 Delyte Morris Award

May 16 2019

The Leadership Development Program (LDP), a unique Southern Illinois University Carbondale registered student organization, has earned the 2019 Delyte Morris Award for Community Service Excellence. The award is presented annually to the student or student organization that best demonstrates excellence and commitment to community service.
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