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News Archive - Past 30 Articles

May 25, 2023

SIU staff encouraged to attend a virtual wellness session June 5 - The SIU System will offer a wellness session for staff only on June 5. The session on emotional intelligence is from noon to 1 p.m. and will be led by David Ziebler, director of organizational and employee development in the SIU School of Medicine's Center for Human and Organizational Potential. See the flyer for the link to the meetings and the credentials.

May 23, 2023

SIU offering summer craft workshops for adults in 2023 - The summer fun isn’t just for youths at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. For the first time, at least in recent history, the Student Center’s Craft Shop will be offering a few adult workshops for people age 16 and older this summer, in addition to the large lineup of children and youth camps, both at the Craft Shop and across campus.

May 17, 2023

SIU hosting Industry Day on May 25 to help businesses secure government contracts - Industry Day is coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale on May 25. The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) event is designed to promote businesses in the region and foster connections between businesses and federal and state agencies and prime contractors who seek to purchase their products and services.

May 17, 2023

30 Chancellor’s and Provost’s Scholars graduate from SIU Carbondale - Their exceptional efforts in their classrooms and hometowns earned them the honor of receiving two of the highest awards Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers to undergraduate students. That same attention to detail and community service efforts continued in college as 30 Chancellor’s Scholars Program recipients earned degrees during commencement ceremonies this past weekend.

May 16, 2023

‘Hidden Gems’ will be easily found at Southern Illinois Music Festival, May 25-June 11 - For the past 18 years, the nationally recognized Southern Illinois Music Festival (SIFest) has given the region the finest professional singers and instrumentalists from the United States and Europe, mixed in with SIU Carbondale faculty and students. The 19th annual festival, which runs May 25-June 11, will feature orchestral and chamber music, opera, jazz and educational programs, and promises to not disappoint during its nearly three-week run.

May 15, 2023

SIU uses $937K grant to enrich early childhood education, address teacher shortage - Children learn and express themselves in myriad ways, but traditional education often stifles them, according to education professors at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. A grant-funded project at SIU aims to draw on children’s natural curiosity while addressing the teacher shortage for the youngest learners.

May 11, 2023

Veteran HR professional to join SIU leadership team - Nick Wortman, who has more than 10 years of experience in higher education human resources, will become Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s assistant vice chancellor of human resources, effective June 12.

May 10, 2023

Media availability: IDPH director Sameer Vohra at SIU Carbondale - Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Sameer Vohra, a 2011 graduate of Southern Illinois University School of Law, will be available to meet with reporters, photographers and news crews prior to the law school’s commencement ceremony on Friday, May 12.

May 9, 2023

2023 Saluki Triathlon set for June 17 - The Saluki Triathlon returns to Southern Illinois University Carbondale on June 17, and this year, organizers are offering a duathlon option as well. Signup is now underway, and everyone is welcome.

May 8, 2023

SIU Air Force ROTC commissioning ceremony on May 12 - The Saluki Triathlon returns to Southern Illinois University Carbondale on June 17, and this year, organizers are offering a duathlon option as well. Signup is now underway, and everyone is welcome.

May 8, 2023

Aimee Lemrise is SIU’s new sustainability director - Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s commitment to sustainability, one of the five pillars of the Imagine 2030 strategic plan, remains robust and is getting stronger with the recent hiring of Aimee Lemrise as the director of sustainability.