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September 18, 2014

Ronda Dunn to discuss education excellence

Longtime educator Ronda Dunn will present “Excellence in Education” at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 30 at the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Center Auditorium.

September 18, 2014

New password/passphrase standard in effect

A new password/passphrase standard that represents a more formal requirement is now in effect for all faculty, staff and students.

September 17, 2014

Media Advisory – Alumnus to testify before Congress

A Southern Illinois University Carbondale alumnus with cerebral palsy who is overcoming his disability will be one of five people presenting testimony before a U.S. Senate committee on Thursday, Sept. 18, on barriers to becoming economically self-sufficient.

September 17, 2014

‘Curtains’ lifts the 2014-15 theater season

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Department of Theater will present “Curtains,” a murder-mystery-musical comedy at the McLeod Theater as the first play of the 2014-2015 season.

September 16, 2014

Walk will put spotlight on oral cancer

The prevalence of oral cancer is more common than many people realize. The Oral Cancer Foundation’s inaugural Southern Illinois awareness walk at SIU Carbondale on Oct. 5 will highlight the issue and provide free screenings.

September 16, 2014

Media Availability – Simon Institute Events

Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to attend a pair of media availabilities set for Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. David Yepsen, institute director, will serve as moderator for both events.

September 16, 2014

‘Meet the Lenders’ to offer small business opportunities

Entrepreneurs who are interested in starting or expanding a business can participate in an event at Southern Illinois University Carbondale where they have the opportunity to meet lenders and small business experts to learn more about operating a successful business.

September 16, 2014

Saluki baseball prospects camp is Oct. 5

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is hosting the Saluki Baseball Prospects Camp on Oct. 5, giving high school baseball players the opportunity to showcase and improve their game abilities.

September 15, 2014

Southern Illinois University Arts and Cultural Events

Welcome to the inaugural issue of the SIU Carbondale Arts and Cultural Events media email.

September 15, 2014

Head Start classroom openings available

Openings remain for Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Head Start program for the current school year.

September 15, 2014

‘Start Seeing Pink’ activities set

A variety of special events and promotions to raise awareness and support the fight against breast cancer is set for the “Start Seeing Pink” campaign during Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

September 15, 2014

Payroll time entry training offered

Administrative Information Systems (AIS) is offering time entry training for department timekeepers. The formalized training AIS developed will assist each department in ensuring accuracy and timely payroll processing.

September 15, 2014

New information security website available

A new website from Information Security, a unit of the Office of Information Technology, will assist in promoting security awareness across campus as well as serving as a “one-stop-shop” for information security best practices. Website highlights include:

September 12, 2014

Architecture students to feature design work in library

Visitors to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library now have the opportunity to experience unique, interactive, architectural works.

September 12, 2014

Media Advisory – FFA Greenhand Workshop

The College of Agricultural Sciences at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will host an FFA Greenhand workshop on Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the Student Center. Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to cover the event, which attracts approximately 500 high school FFA students from around the region. Students will be on campus from 5 to 8 p.m.

September 12, 2014

SIU to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will celebrate the 2014 Hispanic Heritage Month with an assortment of special events and activities. The events run from Monday, Sept. 15 through Oct. 9.

September 12, 2014

Actuarial math specialization starts next fall

Some say being an actuary means having “the best job in the United States.” And now you can train for that career at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

September 12, 2014

Constitution Day events feature debate, lectures

A debate on Fourth Amendment protections and a review and preview of selected U.S. Supreme Court cases are among the activities next week at Southern Illinois University Carbondale that focus on the nation’s Constitution.

September 11, 2014

SIU earns excellence in veteran education award

With a tradition of proven support for veterans, military students and their families, Southern Illinois University Carbondale was presented with the Spring 2014 Governor’s Award for Excellence in Veteran Education, at a ceremony Thursday, Sept. 11, outside the Traveling Vietnam Wall exhibit on the SIU campus.

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