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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

September 30, 2016

SIU, partners secure technical assistance funding - Southern Illinois University Carbondale and its multi-county Greater Egypt partners have been awarded technical assistance funding for a program designed to align higher education programming with the needs of the region’s health care industry.

September 30, 2016

Concert choir, wind ensemble to perform ‘Prism: The Cosmos’ - The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Concert Choir and Wind Ensemble bring “eclipse fever” to Shryock Auditorium on Oct. 6 with “Prism: The Cosmos,” a concert featuring works with an astronomical theme. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m.

September 29, 2016

Faculty/staff appreciation game is Oct. 8 - The university faculty and staff appreciation football game is Saturday, Oct. 8, when the Salukis host nationally ranked South Dakota State University at 6 p.m. at Saluki Stadium.

September 29, 2016

Flu immunizations available - The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) will be providing free flu immunizations for all active and retired SIU Carbondale employees, as well as surviving spouses who are enrolled in a state-sponsored health plan.

September 29, 2016

From The Chancellor - October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. This is important because cyber threats are gaining traction and putting our data and computer-driven infrastructure at risk every day – internationally, nationally and at SIU.

September 29, 2016

Field school, lectures focus on ecology and art - The flow of a river changes slowly over time unless transformed by cataclysmic events. The organizers of a day-long field school invite participants to visit the Ohio-Tennessee Valley watershed to see an example of a cataclysmic change and to learn about it not just in the context of industry and ecology, but also in the context of natural and artificial.

September 28, 2016

SIU receives suicide prevention grant - Suicide is the second leading cause of death among people ages 15-34 in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. With that in mind, a Southern Illinois University Carbondale faculty member has secured a $306,000 grant and will work with campus and off-campus groups to enhance existing suicide prevention efforts and create new programs at SIU.

September 28, 2016

Touch of Nature offers monthly event series - A new monthly event series at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center offers all the makings of a great time for the whole family: a campfire, special entertainment and the chance for visitors to experience the great outdoors as they learn more about it.

September 27, 2016

SIU to offer drone certification course - A two-day course at Southern Illinois University Carbondale in November will allow drone operators to gain Federal Aviation Administration certification to operate unmanned aircraft systems.

September 27, 2016

Outdoor Adventures offers fall, winter excursions - Two special opportunities to explore scenic America are available to students and community members through Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Outdoor Adventures during coming months.

September 27, 2016

SIU to celebrate LGBTQ History Month - Southern Illinois University Carbondale will recognize October as LGBTQ History Month with a number of special activities and programs.

September 26, 2016

Provost Fellow Program deadline is Nov. 10 - The Provost Fellow Program provides part-time academic leadership experience and skill development to a member of the faculty who has an interest in academic administration. The selected faculty member will engage in regular operations and activities of the provost’s office.

September 26, 2016

Assessment workshops are Thursday - Faculty and staff who want to learn more about program level assessment and writing student-learning outcomes for a course or program will have the opportunity with a two-part workshop this week.

September 26, 2016

Media Advisory – Career Fairs - Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to attend two upcoming career fairs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s SIU Arena.

September 22, 2016

Center helps with development of ‘Credential Registry’ - SIU’s Center for Workforce Development, together with George Washington University’s Institute of Public Policy Workcred, an affiliate of the American National Standards Institute, is leading the national Credential Transparency Initiative.

September 22, 2016

‘MyBenefits Marketplace’ begins Oct. 1 - During the Benefit Choice period this past May, Human Resources announced that Central Management Services (CMS) planned the launch of a new web-based online benefits system. The State of Illinois has partnered with Morneau Shepell to offer the online enrollment system for State insurance benefits for both new and existing employees. The planned launch date is Sept. 30.

September 22, 2016

Chancellor will speak at Annuitants fall meeting - All university employees and retirees are invited to attend the fall meeting of the SIUC Annuitants Association fall meeting, Friday, Sept. 30, at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center.

September 22, 2016

Media Advisory – Girls in Aviation Day - A program that will introduce girls to careers in aviation will take place Saturday, Sept. 24, at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Transportation Education Center.

September 20, 2016

SIU to host technology-innovation expo in Chicago - Innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs from across the Southern Illinois University System will be on hand next month in Chicago when the university plays host to an event aimed at bringing together research and enterprise.

September 20, 2016

‘Veterans Small Business Roadshow’ planned at SIU - Veterans of all branches and eras are welcome to attend a special workshop at Southern Illinois University Carbondale designed to help those who want to start a new business or enhance an existing business.

September 20, 2016

Library to host Banned Books Week events - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library is hosting two special events in recognition of The American Library’s Association’s annual Banned Books Week, which is Sept. 25-Oct. 1. The events mark the library’s dedication to protecting intellectual freedom and First Amendment rights.