April 25, 2006

Young photographers to exhibit work in Cairo

by K.C. Jaehnig

CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Forty middle and high school students from schools in Alexander and Pulaski counties who spent a week taking pictures with disposable cameras will display photographs depicting how they see the world around them in an exhibition opening from 4 to 6 p.m. Monday, May 1, at the Learning Center, 2403 Walnut St. in Cairo.

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Reporters are welcome to attend the opening reception.


The Visions of Nature exhibition, organized by Southern Illinois University Carbondale forestry faculty members and the Saluki Kids' Academy, aims to team SIUC with regional communities and area natural resource educators and managers.

Sponsors will be on hand at the May 1 opening to talk about the program. For more information, call Eunice Buck at 618/453-3341 or e-mail her at euniceb@siu.edu.

Reaching out 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.