November 23, 2010

Media Advisory -- Reception-News Conference

Reporters, photographers and news crews are welcome to cover a reception and news conference honoring Stephen Ebbs, associate professor of plant biology, who recently received an award for developing online courses and facilitating independent learning at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Ebbs won the 2010 Course Developer Award from the Association of Distance Education and Independent Learning. He, along with College of Science Dean Jay C. Means and Susan C. Edgren, director of the SIUC Division of Continuing Education, will be on hand to mark the occasion and talk about the role online courses and distance learning will play in the University’s future.

The event is set for 4 p.m. Monday, Nov. 29, in the Cambria Room at the Student Center. For more information, contact Julia Wetstein, assistant dean of the College of Science, at 618/453-7062.