March 11, 2008

Association accepting nominations for award

by Kathy Dillard

CARBONDALE, Ill. — The SIU Alumni Association at Southern Illinois University Carbondale seeks nominations for the SIU Distinguished Alumni Award.

Presented annually, the award honors alumni for distinguished service in their chosen field or profession. Notable achievements include accomplishments in professional organizations or winning prestigious awards or competitions. Consideration is also given to alumni who have demonstrated an exemplary history of service to SIUC, which has benefited the University and enhanced educational opportunities for current students.

Nominations for the 2008 Distinguished Alumni Award are due in the SIU Alumni Association office, located on the second floor of Colyer Hall on campus, by March 28. For more information or to obtain a nomination form, contact Kathy Dillard at the Alumni Association at 618/453-2408, or by email at