March 30, 2006

Regional conference set for April 7 in Springfield

by Tara Livesay

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- The Illinois Council on Continuing Higher Education Downstate Regional Conference is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7 at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, in Springfield.

"Community Cultural Resources and Higher Education: Working Together" is the theme for this year's regional conference.

The conference features a panel discussion of new successful partnership projects. A networking lunch followed by an afternoon tour of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum will also be available for those interested.

There is a $15 fee per participant. For more information or to register for this conference, contact the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Division of Continuing Education at 618/536-7751. Online registration is also available at

Serving others is among the goals of Southern at 150: Building Excellence Through Commitment, the blueprint the University is following as it approaches its 150th anniversary in 2019.