March 20, 2017

Sturgis Award nomination deadline is April 1

The nomination deadline for the Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award is extended to April 1. 

Established in 1979, the award is presented by the SIU Board of Trustees to an SIU Carbondale employee to recognize public service efforts and “contributions to the community, area, state or nation,” based upon activities unrelated to the employee’s job responsibilities. This prestigious award includes a cash gift of $750 and a plaque. 

Online nomination forms are available at For more information, call 618/453-7419.  

Please direct nominations to Vanessa Sneed, Office of University Events and Protocol, Anthony Hall -- Mail Code 4304, 1265 Lincoln Drive Carbondale, IL 62901.