SIU News

SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Students Arrive to Red-Carpet First Day

August 16 2022

“You are awesome!” “So good to see you!” “This is going to be your year!” These were some of the personalized shouts of welcome and praise that greeted each Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) student who walked down a red carpet on their...
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SIUE Museum Studies Students Showcase Multiple Cultures in Latest Exhibition

August 16 2022

A team of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Museum Studies graduate students will stage an exhibition based on ceramic vessels found in the SIUE University Museum’s collections as a way of drawing attention to the connections between water, humanity and the Earth. The exhibition will be on view in the Fuller Dome Gallery on the...
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IL SBDC Helps Client Launch Axe Throwing Business in Highland

August 16 2022

With the help of the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, The Game Yard in Highland is open for business. Seven business partners used their ingenuity and saw the need for fun, engaging entertainment for the local community. In August 2021, they began working with the...
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SIUE Police Remind Motorists to ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

August 16 2022

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Police Department is partnering with the Illinois State Police and law enforcement across the state to stop impaired driving and help save lives.“We’ll be out in force to keep impaired drivers off the roads with the goal of...
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Derrick Brown Named SIUE Interim Athletics Director

August 16 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor James T. Minor, PhD, has announced the appointment of Derrick Brown as Interim Director of Athletics following the departure of Tim Hall. Brown assumed the senior leadership position, effective Sunday, Aug. 14. Brown is the second-longest tenured head coach at SIUE, now entering his...
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SIU celebrating Diversity Week with John Quiñones, awards and other activities

August 16 2022

Juan Manuel “John” Quiñones, ABC News correspondent, journalist and longtime host of “What Would You Do?” will be the keynote speaker as Southern Illinois University Carbondale celebrates Diversity Week Aug. 29 to Sept. 2.
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Free tickets for Mountainfilm on Tour, coming to Carbondale courtesy of SIU

August 16 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is bringing “Mountainfilm on Tour,” a selection of culturally rich, adventure-packed, inspiring documentary films to Carbondale on Sept. 30.
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SIUE Athletics Director Tim Hall Resigns

August 12 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will name an Interim Director of Athletics following the resignation of Tim Hall. Hall led SIUE’s Division I athletics program since July 2019. He will depart the Midwest to assume the same position at Longwood University in Farmville, Va. “On behalf of the University, I thank Tim for...
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SIU School of Dental Medicine Welcomes Students Back for the Academic Year

August 12 2022

The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SDM) fall semester is underway, and to set the tone for a productive and collegial year, students gathered for a welcome event on Tuesday, Aug. 9. The SIUE Division of Student Affairs coordinated the event which included a taco lunch, wellness bags with health essentials, and...
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SIU University Museum seeks submissions from women artists

August 12 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s University Museum is accepting applications for an upcoming exhibition showcasing the creations of women artists in the Southern Illinois region.
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SIUE’s Fan Selected for Top Pharmacy Academic Leadership Fellow Program

August 11 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy’s (SOP) Jingyang Fan, PharmD, assistant dean of academic affairs and clinical professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, has been selected to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Academic Leadership Fellow Program (ALFP) for the academic...
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New Arts Jazztet will perform Sunday

August 11 2022

New Arts Jazztet, a Southern Illinois jazz group comprising SIU faculty, along with special guests, will perform at Jazz Vespers, an evening prayer service at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Chautauqua St., Carbondale, at 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14.
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Incoming Freshmen Extol the Virtues of SIUE’s Summer Success Program

August 10 2022

Completing Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s five-week Summer Success Program (SSP) was “a great way to experience college with training wheels on,” said Marleigh Toenyes, of Wood River.  Toenyes, a graphic design and media production major, was one of 37 incoming SIUE freshmen selected to...
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MVCC, SIU Carbondale leaders sign Saluki Step Ahead agreement offering new opportunities for students

August 10 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale strengthened its commitment to students with agreements to provide an SIU education to qualified place-bound students who attend Moraine Valley Community College.
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SIU welcomes students to back to campus, announces upcoming events

August 10 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will roll out the maroon carpet to welcome new and returning students to campus in grand Saluki style with a host of special activities during Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome.
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SOE’s Fries Named Education Professional of the Year

August 09 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering’s Ryan Fries, PhD, professor and chair of civil engineering, has received the Patrick T. McCoy Education Professional of the Year award. The award, presented by the Missouri Valley District Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE), recognizes an educator who has made an...
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SIU’s 2nd Saluki BioBlitz enlists citizen-scientists to survey wildlife on campus

August 09 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the surrounding community are about to find out more about their wildlife “neighbors” as a researcher prepares a second public survey of the flora and fauna populating campus.
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Former Australian foreign minister to present at SIU’s Paul Simon Institute

August 09 2022

Gareth Evans, former foreign minister of Australia and president emeritus of the International Crisis Group, will join Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute for a virtual conversation next week.
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Register now for SIU’s Rocky Ledges 5K/10K Trail Run

August 08 2022

Registration is now underway for the Rocky Ledges 5K/10K Trail Run, a unique race that takes place among the beautiful, forested lakeside trails at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center. Everyone is welcome.
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SIUE Launches Athletic Specialization Graduate Programs

August 05 2022

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB) is introducing two new graduate programs, beginning spring 2023, with a focus on athletics in higher education and athletics leadership to help students stand out in a growing and competitive field. The fully online programs, which will begin in...
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SIU star viewing party set for Aug. 6

August 05 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale and its partners will host a star viewing party from 7 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Aug. 6, at the SIU Farms Astronomy Observation Area west of Carbondale.
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Research Grants Presented to SIUE Doctoral Students

August 03 2022

The Southern Illinois University Graduate School has selected the recipients of the 2022 Research Grants for Research Doctoral Students (RGRDS) awards. The RGRDS program awards grants of up to $1,000 on a competitive basis to support research and projects initiated and conducted by students of SIUE’s EdD, DNP , and cooperative PhD...
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East St. Louis Higher Education Campus Renamed to Honor Urban Renewal Advocate and Late State Representative Younge

August 03 2022

The educational campus serving East St. Louis for more than 20 years is being renamed in tribute to one of the area’s longest-serving advocates. The East St. Louis Higher Education Campus (ESLHEC) will now be known as the Wyvetter H. Younge Higher Education Campus in honor of the East St. Louis native and longtime state representative...
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SIUE Alumnus Brett Sheroky Breaks into the Country Music Industry

August 02 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumnus Brett Sheroky is returning to his hometown of Belleville to showcase his musical talents, which have caught the attention of multiple top country music artists.“I have had artists like Blake Shelton, Granger Smith, Jake Owen, and 2022 American Idol winner Noah Thompson record my...
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Advising Buddies Program Connects Advisors Across Campus

August 02 2022

The Academic Advising Professional Development Council at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville created a program that helps connect advisors from different offices, experience levels, and backgrounds across the university to learn from each other. The Advising Buddies program launched in spring 2020 and will be further developed this...
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SIUE SEHHB Students Experience Cultural Immersion

August 01 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s students experienced hands-on learning on a global expedition to El Salvador. The long-awaited trip, delayed due to COVID-19, was a dream come true for attending faculty and students. “My first visit to El Salvador and the UGB campuses was in Fall 2018,” said Barbara...
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SIU to host community employment fair Aug. 17 for 125+ jobs

August 01 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is hosting a public employment fair on Aug. 17, inviting community members to apply for a variety of full-time, entry-level positions where they can obtain university benefits and perks.
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SIUE Odyssey Science Camp Builds Excitement for STEM in Area Youth

July 29 2022

Through a series of eventful experiences in building, exploring and investigating the dynamics of scientific inventions, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville STEM Center Odyssey Science Camp participants are experiencing the excitement of science first hand during a two-week July session.  “The goal of Odyssey camp is to...
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SIU “food nerd” and expert offers tips for safe summer outdoor eating

July 29 2022

Niki Davis, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Hospitality, Tourism and Event Management Program manager and professor of practice, offers a few suggestions to ensure a safe experience for everyone and avoid ending the day with food poisoning.
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Students Become Scientists Through SIUE’s STEM Center Programs

July 28 2022

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Center for STEM Research, Education, and Outreach is inspiring area middle and high school students to see themselves as scientists, to become critical thinkers, problem solvers and innovators, by presenting them with opportunities to engage in authentic scientific research.The STEM Center,...
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SIUE’s WSIE 88.7 FM is Enjoying a Resurgence

July 28 2022

WSIE 88.7 The Sound, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s 50,000-watt radio station for more than 50years, is enjoying a resurgence in the St. Louis region thanks in large part to its unique blend of stress-free music.WSIE has been named a top three radio station in St. Louis for two consecutive years in St. Louis...
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Renada Greer is SIU’s new Student Multicultural Resource Center director

July 28 2022

Renada Greer, a triple alumna and longtime student supporter and proponent of campus diversity and equity at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has been chosen as the new executive director of the Student Multicultural Resource Center.
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Tena Bennett is now SIU’s assistant vice chancellor for auxiliary enterprise

July 28 2022

Tena Bennett, the longtime director of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center, has been named the new assistant vice chancellor for auxiliary enterprise. The SIU Board of Trustees approved the appointment July 21.
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SIU undergraduate student researchers to show off their projects

July 27 2022

Southern Illinois University Carbondale undergraduate students preparing for careers in research will present their work at the 19th annual McNair Summer Research Symposium on Friday.
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