SIU News

SIUE Meridian Society Helps East St. Louis Center Students Create Art, Infuse Calm

July 19 2019

It was surprising to watch students rein in their excitement during the summer program, listen and follow instructions, work together, and focus to complete a work of art. Students, ages 5-14, from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Center’s (ESLC) Project Success program participated in The Children’s...
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New graduate degree readies students for challenges of land, habitat management

July 19 2019

In a new SIU program, students specialize in how to be natural resource lands managers, instead of focusing on the more general understanding of wildlife ecology without direction toward a specific position.
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SIU Trustees Approve SIUE Construction Bids and Software Purchase

July 18 2019

The Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved contracts for the Founders Hall Swing Space renovation, established open-service contracts to retain general contractor services and purchased the Blackboard course management software license for the Edwardsville campus during its regularly scheduled meeting on the Springfield...
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SIU Trustees Approve Deans of SIUE Schools of Pharmacy, and Education, Health and Human Behavior

July 18 2019

During its regularly scheduled meeting on the Springfield campus, the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees (BOT) today approved Mark Luer, PharmD, FCCP, as dean of the SIUE School of Pharmacy (SOP) and Robin Hughes, PhD, as dean of the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB). Luer steps into the...
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SIUE Alumnus Reshaping Instruction and Learning as President of International Society of Technology in Education

July 18 2019

SIUE alumnus Bill Bass, an innovation coordinator for technology integration, information and library media in Missouri’s Parkway School District, is serving as president of the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE). In this role, he is leading his professional peers in helping to reshape educational experiences for...
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SIU selects Corné Prozesky as the director of Recreational Sports and Services

July 18 2019

Corné Prozesky’s affiliation with Recreational Sports and Services at Southern Illinois University goes back many years and now, he has been chosen as its director.
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South Central Illinois Mass Transit District route changes announced

July 18 2019

Beginning July 22, in coordination with RIDES Mass Transit, which operates Saluki Express, a number of changes are taking place on the Chestnut Route. The changes include the addition of some mid-day runs.
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SIUE MassComm Team Earns Awards for STL 48 Hour Film Project

July 17 2019

A team of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville mass communications students and alumni, under the direction of instructor Cory Byers, proved victorious at the St. Louis 48 Hour Film Project held in June. The crew of 10 and cast of nine created Recipe for Disaster, a spy/espionage film. The short film took home awards for Best Film, Best...
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SIUE Accounting Student Secures Competitive National Scholarship

July 17 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville graduate student Sydney Boschert, of Alton, has been named a Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) Scholar and will receive a $10,000 scholarship to be used in the 2019-20 academic year. Boschert is pursuing a master’s in accountancy (MSA) in the SIUE School of Business. The SIUE...
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A team of SIU students and researchers are bringing reform to one troubled St. Louis County neighborhood

July 17 2019

One neighborhood in the St. Louis County is facing more than its fair share of crime. Thanks to a new grant, researchers from Southern Illinois University Carbondale are working with local law enforcement to transform the community.
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SBDC for the Metro East Celebrates Queen Beedz Second Anniversary

July 16 2019

Queen Beedz, a client of the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville since 2017, celebrated its second anniversary on July 1, much to the delight of owner Susan Hackney. Hackney started her jewelry business as a hobby, with the simple intention of making bracelets to fit...
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Tickets available now for concert and dinner benefitting SIU’s Morris Library

July 16 2019

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Friends of Morris Library annual fundraiser will feature a performance by Fiddle Rick and the Bourbon Boys and a catered meal. The event is slated for 5:30-9:30 p.m. on Sept. 21 in the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center Ballrooms.
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First Saluki Center will provide one-stop access to support and services SIU’s first-generation students need to succeed

July 16 2019

A new First Saluki Center at SIU is designed to make the college transition even easier for first-generation students. The center, launched by a seed grant from the SIU Foundation, is essentially a one-stop shop enabling the university’s first-generation students to easily access the help, resources, mentorship and peer support they need to succeed.
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Chinese students explore the SIU experience

July 15 2019

A group from Northeast Normal University in China arrived Saturday for a two-week Saluki Summer Experience at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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SIU’s University Museum accepting art submissions for exhibits in 2020

July 12 2019

Local artists have a unique opportunity to display their work, with Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s University Museum accepting submissions for new exhibits.
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McNair Scholars will present research efforts next week

July 11 2019

Thirteen Southern Illinois University Carbondale undergraduate students who are participating in a program that prepares them for careers in research will present their work at the 16th annual McNair Summer Research Symposium on July 19.
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SIUE’s Buiter Named to NIRSA National Assembly

July 10 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Miranda Buiter is one of three students nationally to serve on the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Assembly. Buiter is among the fifth cohort in SIUE’s College Student Personnel Administration (CSPA) program through the Department of Educational...
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SIU SDM Dean’s and Lowe Scholarships Enhance Student Opportunities

July 09 2019

The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) has honored four distinguished students with its annual Dean’s Scholarship. The SDM also announced the Dr. Larry A. Lowe Memorial Scholarship to two recipients. The Dean’s Scholarship was created with the goal of rewarding academic merit, assisting with...
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WSIE’s Church Fine Tunes Playlist, Seeks Increased Support

July 09 2019

In a long tradition of providing great jazz music for Southwestern Illinois and the Greater St. Louis region, WSIE 88.7 FM The Sound at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is turning up the heat to the delight of its listeners, increasing its exposure and drawing more support. The recent improvements are courtesy of WSIE’s new...
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SIUE Alumna Recognized in National Energy Publication

July 08 2019

SIUE alumna Bethany Luebbers is one of three Ameren Illinois employees and 76 individuals nationwide being recognized as an “up and coming professional” on Public Utilities Fortnightly’s “Fortnightly Under Forty” list. Luebbers earned a bachelor’s in civil engineering from the SIUE...
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SIUE Summer Arts Camp Inspires Critical Thinking through Artistic Exploration

July 08 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Art and Design West building is bustling with activity this summer as children grades K-8 are expressing themselves creatively through exciting art lessons in innovative media during Summer Arts camp. Three Monday-Friday sessions of Summer Arts camp ran June 17-21, June 24-28, and are...
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SIUE’s Hortis to Chair International Academic Advising Conference

July 08 2019

Higher education has expanded to become a more global endeavor with increased competition. That’s why Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Effie Hortis, assistant director of first year services in the Office of Academic Advising, believes institutions need to be global campuses that connect, network and share...
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SBDC for the Metro East Celebrates Healing Naturally Boutique Grand Opening

July 07 2019

Healing Naturally Boutique, LLC, an all-natural and organic skincare, clothing, and CBD oil boutique held its grand opening on Sat., July 6 in Lebanon. Owner Kili Green worked with the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and business specialist Marti Guntren to...
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Agriculture market analysts are coming back to campus for a live recording of the “U.S. Farm Report”

July 05 2019

For the second year in a row, Tyne Morgan and a group of agriculture analysts are coming back to Southern Illinois University Carbondale for a live taping of the “U.S. Farm Report” on July 16.
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James Burgdorf Named SIUE Bursar

July 03 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has named James Burgdorf as the associate director of financial affairs for Bursar Operations (SIUE Bursar), effective Tuesday, June 25. Burgdorf takes over the responsibilities of Cathy Foland, who retired June 30 after 25 years of service at the University, including 11 as SIUE Bursar. Prior to joining...
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SIUE Sophomore’s Dream Becomes Reality During Study Abroad Experience

July 03 2019

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville sophomore Jessie Charpentier, of Edwardsville, fulfilled a lifelong dream this summer while studying abroad in Florence, Italy. The psychology major studied Italian renaissance history alongside six fellow SIUE students from May 21-June 21. Charpentier says her desire for travel was inspired at a young...
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SIUE School of Nursing Hosts Sen. Dick Durbin at WE CARE Clinic

July 03 2019

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing (SON) hosted U.S. Senator Dick Durbin on Tuesday, July 2. Durbin toured the SON’s WE CARE Clinic, located on the University’s East St. Louis Higher Education Campus. Clinic Director Ricki Loar, PhD, APRN, shared an overview of the comprehensive care provided by...
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Edwardsville Intelligencer Features SIUE Summer Arts Camp

July 03 2019

SIUE’s Summer Arts Camp offers children a chance to explore their artistic talents through engaging activities using a variety of innovative media. The Intelligencer’s Scott Marion visited the second of the camp’s three sessions to capture the summer fun. View his feature story...
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Hemp production, soybean disease and weather trends on tap for the annual Belleville Field Day

July 03 2019

Industrial hemp production, tillage systems and a variety of other relevant agricultural topics are lining up for the 53rd annual Belleville Field Day.
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SIUE Hosts Undergraduates from Across the Nation for Hands-on Research Opportunity Supported by the National Science Foundation

July 02 2019

For Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior Emily Fulton, conducting research through fish sampling and archaeological excavation are experiential learning opportunities she couldn’t let pass by. Her curiosity toward analyzing how humans have used the river system over the last 2,000 years was shared by approximately 100...
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NASA communications network integrity manager will speak at summer camp

July 02 2019

Jena L. Garrahy, NASA’s Space Communications and Navigation (SCAN) Program’s network integrity manager, will discuss her work including telemedicine and cybersecurity next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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Happy Independence Day

July 01 2019

Wishing you and yours a very Happy 4th of July from SIUE. The offices of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will be closed Thursday, July 4, 2019. Offices will re-open Friday, July 5,...
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SIU’s Justin McDaniel researches ways to improve the health of military personnel and veterans

July 01 2019

Many of Justin T. McDaniel’s family members and friends are veterans so it’s not surprising that the Southern Illinois University Carbondale assistant professor of public health and recreation professions would be interested in data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relative to military families and their health.
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Grant from the American Psychological Association prompts a summer research program for undergrads

June 21 2019

Five psychology students from across the nation are jumping into hands-on research this summer in a new program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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