SIU News

SIUE’s Pembrook Urges Growth and Change Through New Challenges During University Address

September 21 2017

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook presented his second annual State of the University Address to the campus community on Thursday, Sept. 21 with the theme of “Big Questions.” Pembrook highlighted the University’s many successes, motivated future progress, and in light of two racially...
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SIU Chancellor to Deliver State of the University Address

September 21 2017

New Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor Carlo Montemagno will deliver the 2017 State of the University address at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. The address will take place in Shryock Auditorium on campus.
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Banned Books Week highlights McCoy Collection, buffet

September 21 2017

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is recognizing Banned Books Week, which starts Sunday, Sept. 24, in several ways.
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SIU Women’s Club is celebrating 80 years of service

September 21 2017

The SIU Women’s Club is celebrating its 80th anniversary of service to the university and the community.
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Katherine Dunham Exhibit Opens Sept. 21 at the Elijah P. Lovejoy Library

September 20 2017

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Performing Arts Training Center (PATC) at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center, founded by the legendary Katherine Dunham, the exhibit, “Katherine Dunham: A Life of Dance, Activism and Anthropology” will be mounted in the University’s Lovejoy...
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Illinois Pharmacists Association Honors Multiple SIUE School of Pharmacy Faculty and Alumni

September 20 2017

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) faculty and alumni received multiple accolades during the Illinois Pharmacists Association (IPhA) conference held Sept. 7-10 in St. Louis. Jessica Kerr, PharmD, assistant chair and professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, was honored with the Cardinal Health Generation...
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Durbin to keynote Simon Institute’s 20th anniversary fall schedule

September 20 2017

U.S. Sen. Richard J. “Dick” Durbin next month will provide his unique perspective on the late U.S. Sen. Paul Simon and the Southern Illinois University Carbondale public policy institute that honors the longtime legislator.
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McNair Scholars Program earns federal grant

September 20 2017

A program that has helped dozens of disadvantaged students earn college degrees will be around for another five years at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, thanks to federal grant that honors the memory of an astronaut.
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ITC at SIUE Hosts Expert for Screening International Business Partners

September 19 2017

The International Trade Center (ITC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will present “Due Diligence: Best Practices for Screening International Business Partners” from noon-2 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 28 at SIUE’s Morris University Center Maple/Dogwood Room. As part of its Trade Luncheon Series, the ITC will...
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Luis Rodriguez discusses “Creating Community in Troubled Times”

September 19 2017

A community and urban peace activist who also happens to be a former poet laureate of Los Angeles visits Southern Illinois University Carbondale to talk about “Hearts and Hands: Creating Community in Troubled Times.”
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SIUE School of Nursing Most Affordable in Illinois

September 18 2017

Online publication College Choice has named Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Nursing (SIUE SON) as the most affordable nursing degree in Illinois with an average tuition rate of $9,442. College Choice utilized the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database listing of 35 colleges/universities offering...
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SIUE School of Pharmacy Presents White Coats to Class of 2021

September 18 2017

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) presented 84 students comprising its class of 2021, with their professional white coats during the 12th White Coat Ceremony held Friday, Sept. 15 in the Morris University Center’s Meridian Ballroom. The official garment acknowledges the students’ important...
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Actress Sherri Shepherd Inspires SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Students

September 15 2017

Actress, comedian and former talk show host Sherri Shepherd spoke to 60 female students from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) on Friday, Sept. 15. Shepherd was in St. Louis as part of her two-night appearance at the Helium Comedy Club, 1151 St. Louis Galleria St. She will perform at 7:30 p.m....
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SIUE to Induct Nine to Alumni Hall of Fame during A Night Among the Stars

September 15 2017

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will honor nine remarkable graduates at the 2017 SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame ceremony, “A Night Among the Stars,” on Friday, Oct. 6 in the Morris University Center (MUC). These impressive alumni have made exceptional contributions in their chosen fields, in their communities and at SIUE...
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SIUE Explore Days Help Connect Students with their Ideal Academic Program

September 15 2017

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s fall Explore Days are offering current and prospective students opportunities for in-depth interaction with representatives from specific academic areas, as they work to decide which program will best foster their growth and prepare them to achieve their future aspirations. “With...
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SIUE Study Abroad Fair Inspires Students to Pursue Global Experiences

September 15 2017

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students explored a breadth of cultural immersion opportunities during the Study Aboard Fair held Thursday, Sept. 14 in the Morris University Center. “It’s important to leave the country to get a broader world view,” said Katie Murphy, a sophomore studying speech pathology,...
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SIUE Alumna Wins Emmy Award for Documentary on Bullying

September 15 2017

KSDK Channel 5 News executive producer and SIUE alumna Jules Roberson Bailey has been honored with an Emmy Award in the category of Community Service, for a news story entitled, “Bullying: Enough is Enough.” Bailey achieved a bachelor’s in mass communications from SIUE in 1999. An article detailing her award and the...
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Walt Frazier returns to highlight ‘Heroes, Myths and Traditions’ homecoming

September 15 2017

Walt “Clyde” Frazier, one of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s legendary alumni, returns to campus next month as “Heroes, Myths and Traditions” are celebrated during Homecoming 2017 festivities, Oct. 8-15.
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SIU Trustees Approve SIUE Salary Increases and Organizational Structures

September 14 2017

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees, at its regularly scheduled meeting on the Alton campus today, approved a salary increase plan for the Edwardsville campus for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 fiscal years. It also approved establishment of the not-for-profit SIU Dental Associates, Inc., and the installation of committee members to the...
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SIU Trustees Approve Contracts, Projects for SIUE

September 14 2017

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees, at its regularly scheduled meeting on the Alton campus today, provided project and budget approval for building renovation and improvements at the Edwardsville campus. The board also approved contracts to install a new synthetic turf field for student recreation and to secure external...
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SIUE’s Stein Named 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader

September 14 2017

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Kevin Stein, CRNA, DNAP, assistant professor and director of the School of Nursing’s nurse anesthesia DNP program, has been recognized as a 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leader by the Illinois Nursing Foundation (INF). Award winners were chosen by a panel of their peers based on their...
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University to celebrate Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month

September 14 2017

Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month 2017 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will celebrate the diverse heritage and contributions of Hispanic and Latino peoples.
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‘Veterans Small Business Roadshow’ coming to SIU

September 14 2017

The Veterans Small Business Roadshow, an event especially for veterans and military personnel who are interested in starting a new business, or improving or expanding an existing business, is coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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SIUE School of Pharmacy to Host Blood Pressure Blitz for Area Businesses

September 13 2017

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) and the City of Edwardsville will host Blood Pressure Blitz 2017, a citywide wellness event, during the afternoon of Friday, Oct. 27. Sixteen teams of third and fourth-year pharmacy students, paired with a faculty pharmacist, will travel to local businesses to perform blood...
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Saluki Service Days activities planned

September 13 2017

Southern Illinois University Carbondale students will show their concern for people and the world around them by volunteering their time and energies to give back during Saluki Service Days.
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SIUE School of Engineering Student Design Center Enhances Applied Learning

September 12 2017

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering’s (SOE) new, partially finished, Student Design Center is offering students an expansive applied learning environment and enhancing their work on special projects. The two-story, 14,000-square-foot facility is attached to the existing Engineering...
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U.S. News Rates SIUE a Top 15 Midwest Regional Public University

September 12 2017

U.S. News & World Report ranks Southern Illinois University Edwardsville among the best Regional Universities Midwest for the 14th consecutive year and among the top 15 public universities in that category. SIUE is also rated among the top Midwest Regionals for least amount of student debt upon graduation. The listing is in the...
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SIUE Partners with Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities to Support its “STEM Meets Humanities” Program

September 12 2017

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research, Education and Outreach, and the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences’(CAS) Interdisciplinary Research and Informatics Scholarship (IRIS) Center, are partnering with the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities...
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SIU Carbondale earns national honor for diversity

September 12 2017

Southern Illinois University Carbondale once again has earned national recognition for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.
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Constitution Day events feature debate, U.S. Supreme Court preview

September 12 2017

A debate involving the Sixth Amendment guarantee of defense counsel in criminal trials and a look at upcoming U.S. Supreme Court cases are among the activities next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale that focus on the nation’s constitution.
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Breast cancer awareness month events set

September 12 2017

A murder mystery dinner, a human pink ribbon and an assortment of other special activities at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will mark Breast Cancer Awareness Month and raise funds for student scholarships this fall.
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SIU to host career fairs next week

September 12 2017

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Career Services Center will host two career fairs next week that are open to students and alumni.
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College Republicans of SIUE Pay Tribute with 9/11 Memorial

September 11 2017

The College Republicans of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville paid tribute on campus today to those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The student organization decorated The Rock on the Stratton Quadrangle and surrounded it with 2,996 American flags, each emblematic of a life lost in the attacks. “This...
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SIUE Makes Impressive Guinness World Record Attempt for “Longest Line of Books”

September 11 2017

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville may soon be a Guinness World Record holder for “longest line of books!” While results await official confirmation from Guinness Book of World Records, a remarkable effort was made on Friday, Sept. 8, International Literacy Day, as the campus and surrounding communities joined to...
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