April 18, 2007

Media Advisory — SIUC Automotive Technology

Reporters and photographers are welcome to attend a news conference at 2 p.m., Friday, April 20, that outlines a new off-campus program being offered by Southern Illinois University Carbondale's nationally recognized automotive technology program to Chicago-area students at Harry S. Truman College and Kennedy-King College. The news conference will be in the faculty dining room at Harry S. Truman College, 1145 W. Wilson Ave., Chicago. Among those expected to attend are interim SIUC Chancellor John M. Dunn, SIUC College of Applied Sciences and Arts Dean Paul D. Sarvela, Truman College President Marguerite E. Boyd, Kennedy-King College President Clyde El-Amin, Jack S. Greer, chair of SIUC's automotive technology department, and Jerry Cizek, president of the Chicago Dealers Association, along with representatives from General Motors, Ford, Daimler-Chrysler and Toyota.