SIU News

Unique Student Teaching Experience Prepares SIUE Students to Adapt, Overcome

April 08 2020

The educational experience looks a bit different these days, as current and prospective teachers transition to online learning environments amid the COVID-19 pandemic. For Southern Illinois University Edwardsville seniors currently completing their student teaching requirements, the ability to adapt, support and overcome may be their biggest...
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SIUE’s Ampadu to Build Success of WE CARE Clinic in East St. Louis

April 08 2020

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Nursing (SON) has managed the WE CARE Clinic in East St. Louis for more than 20 years, with the mission of providing comprehensive evidence-based primary care services to people in the Metro East area.   Longtime clinic contributor Jerrica Ampadu, PhD, RN, CCP, has...
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SIU faculty join statewide effort to manufacture critical COVID-19 test ingredient

April 08 2020

Testing individuals for COVID-19 is a major part of the ongoing effort to control the virus’ spread, and faculty at Southern Illinois University Carbondale are stepping forward to provide a key ingredient needed for the tests.
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SIUE Alumna Named Acting Director of Center for Lincoln Studies

April 07 2020

SIUE alumna Anne Moseley has been named director of engagement and curator for the University of Illinois Springfield’s new Sangamon Experience and acting director for the Center for Lincoln Studies, pending official board of trustees approval. Moseley earned a bachelor’s in history from SIUE in 2009. Learn more about her...
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SIUE Department of Mass Communications Delves into the First Amendment this Week

April 07 2020

Applying one of the country’s oldest rights to the ever-changing nature of speech, expression and community is a topic of discussion during Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Department of Mass Communications’ celebration of First Amendment Week, Monday-Friday, April 6-10. The first of two live Facebook...
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SIUE Psychology Student Accepted into Prestigious Summer Program

April 07 2020

With aspirations to work in clinical psychology, specifically neuropsychology, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior Josie Wright, of Collinsville, has been competitively selected to participate in the prestigious Summer Program on Neurological Diseases and Aging at Washington University in St. Louis’ Institute for Public...
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SIU economic development experts available to assist businesses

April 07 2020

Staff with SIU Carbondale’s Office of Innovation and Economic Development are available to help as businesses, particularly small businesses, deal with the impact of safety protocols from the COVID-19 pandemic.
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2020 Southern Illinois Music Festival is postponed

April 07 2020

Restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic are prompting postponement of the annual Southern Illinois Music Festival.
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SIUE Early Childhood Center and Head Start/Early Head Start Provide Important Food Service for Families During Closures

April 06 2020

“Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.” This portion of a Fred Rogers famous quote is as true now as always. Such helpers are making a dramatic positive impact as people join together, virtually or at appropriate distances, to get through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Southern Illinois University...
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Three SIU students win prestigious NSF Graduate Research Fellowship awards

April 06 2020

The National Science Foundation has awarded three students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale a highly competitive research grant aimed at nurturing the country’s scientific and engineering leaders of tomorrow.
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SIU Head Start program employees earn statewide awards

April 06 2020

Two members of the SIU Carbondale Head Start program recently earned statewide honors for their efforts.
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SIUE’s Annual Clothesline Project Held Online

April 03 2020

Bringing awareness to the issue of violence against women, men and children is critical, and so is allowing the message to be expressed creatively. The Clothesline Project does both as participants convey their emotions by decorating t-shirts.  Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Counseling Services held its annual...
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Saluki Entrepreneur Corps is sponsoring Zoom webinars this month

April 03 2020

The Saluki Entrepreneur Corps, a Southern Illinois University Carbondale registered student organization, is continuing its mission of fostering entrepreneurship and innovation albeit in a different way with social distancing now in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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SIUE’s Klingensmith Recognized with Vaughnie Lindsay New Investigator Award

April 02 2020

In acknowledgement of his proven record and continued promise of making significant research contributions to his field of study, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jon Klingensmith, PhD, has been recognized with the Graduate School’s 2020-21 Vaughnie Lindsay New Investigator Award. Klingensmith is an assistant...
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Online Learning Gives SIUE Social Work Students New Opportunities

April 02 2020

What started out as trepidation for some social work students over the absence of classroom aides and structure, has resulted in those very students filling in the gaps and broadening their learning experience after their courses were transferred online via Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s “Stay-at-Home”...
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SIUE School of Pharmacy Alumni Featured on CBS News

April 01 2020

SIUE School of Pharmacy alumni Harry Zollars, PharmD ’13, and Catherine Zollars, PharmD ’15, shared their perspective from the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic on CBS This Morning. The story aired Tuesday, March 31. View it in full...
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SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start Uses New Grant to Help Children Manage Emotions

April 01 2020

Managing your emotions is not child’s play, but Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Head Start/Early Head Start is working to make the task simple enough for children to understand and apply, thanks to a $78,000 Violence Prevention grant from the Illinois Criminal Justice Authority.  The SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start...
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SIUE Marketing and Communications Wins Four Collegiate Advertising Awards

April 01 2020

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Marketing and Communications Department received four awards in the 2019 Collegiate Advertising Awards (CAA) competition. The CAA program is an elite national program created to honor today’s most talented marketing professionals for outstanding excellence in all forms of...
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SIUE STEM Center Launches STEM @ Home Series

March 31 2020

Working from home, learning from home, teaching from home. These days, people are having to do it all at once, and the juggle is overwhelming. Hoping to alleviate a bit of the stress while promoting high-quality learning, the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research,...
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SIUE Sociologist Offers Virtual Mindfulness and Meditation Sits

March 31 2020

With the goals of creating a sense of community and offering people an outlet to work skillfully through experiences related to the COVID-19 pandemic, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Linda Markowitz, PhD, is bringing her mindfulness and meditation gathering online and welcoming all.  “The pandemic has...
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SIU’s Morris Library continues to be a valuable resource

March 31 2020

Because of safety protocols enacted to combat the spread of COVID-19, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library may not be the bustling hub of activity it normally is. But the library and its staff are very much still “there” for people in a multitude of ways.
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SIUE’s Danielle Kulina Encourages Shut-Ins to Get Out and Experience Nature

March 30 2020

Ramifications and precautions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic has led to unprecedented methods of fighting the disease, which has in effect shut down half of America. Many states, including Illinois, are under shelter-in-place and stay-at-home orders. However, Danielle Kulina, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville environmental science...
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SIUE Alum Plaschke Named AP Sports Columnist of 2019

March 30 2020

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumnus Bill Plaschke of the Los Angeles Times has been chosen the 2019 top national large-publication sports columnist by the Associated Press sports editors. It is the eighth time Plaschke has received the award. Plaschke earned a bachelor’s in mass communications in 1980 from the SIUE College...
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SIUE Healthcare Informatics Program Achieves CAHIIM Accreditation

March 30 2020

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s nationally ranked Healthcare Informatics program has received accreditation through the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). Having always been accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, initial program accreditation through the...
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SIUE Virtual Tour and Presentations Now Available

March 30 2020

Although Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is operating remotely as a result of the “Stay-at-Home” order from Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker to slow the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), there is still a pathway for prospective students and parents to view the campus and get admission information.  Virtual...
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Research continues at SIU as faculty make adjustments to health emergency

March 30 2020

When it comes to ongoing, high-level research, a health emergency such as COVID-19 can impede and threaten projects that are in progress.
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Feeding the Saluki spirit: Alumnus, high schoolers donate 2,700 meals to food pantry

March 30 2020

As the nation grapples with effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Saluki spirit continues to shine. The kindness and generosity of one Southern Illinois University Carbondale alumnus is one powerful example.
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SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start Parent Advocator Wins Illinois Head Start Parent of the Year Award

March 27 2020

Courtney Parker, of Belleville, a mother of four children who is described as ambitious, courageous and compassionate, has been selected as the 2020 Illinois Head Start/Early Head Start Parent of the Year by the Illinois Head Start Association.  Parker, president of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Head Start/Early Head...
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Phi Theta Kappa Recognizes SIUE for Exemplary Transfer Pathways

March 26 2020

Phi Theta Kappa (PTK) Honor Society has named Southern Illinois University Edwardsville among 123 colleges and universities to its 2020 Transfer Honor Roll in recognition of the dynamic pathways created to support transfer students. The Transfer Honor Roll recognizes four-year colleges and universities that have developed transfer pathways...
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SIU using innovative ways to recruit new Salukis

March 25 2020

Southern Illinois University Carbondale Chancellor John M. Dunn likes to say, “It’s personal; we’re here to serve our students.” The message holds true for future students, as well.
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Tips for online course success include communication, effort

March 25 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has altered educational delivery systems at many universities, including Southern Illinois University Carbondale – as well as elementary, middle and secondary schools.
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‘Social distancing’ can still mean a mental health and fitness regimen

March 24 2020

A popular April 25 walk on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus is among several health and wellness awareness initiatives taking on new forms because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Time at home offers opportunities to catch up on the classics

March 23 2020

With stay-at-home orders in place in Illinois until April 8 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Southern Illinois University Carbondale faculty have a few insights for people who might want to catch up with the classics in film and literature during their free time.
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SIU earns national recognition for its commitment to first-generation students

March 13 2020

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is just one of two higher education institutions in Illinois to earn national recognition from the Center for First-generation Student Success.
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