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May 13, 2021

Celebrate SIU Night at Rent One Park in June - Faculty and staff are invited to share in the fun as the SIU Alumni Association hosts its inaugural SIU Night with the Southern Illinois Miners on June 25 at Rent One Park in Marion. The Miners face the Evansville Otters, with the first pitch set for 7:05 p.m.

May 7, 2021

Nominations open for first Simon-Edgar Statesmanship Award - Nominations are open for the inaugural Paul Simon-Jim Edgar Statesmanship Award, which will honor an Illinois elected official who has displayed a pattern of public service characterized by vision, courage, compassion, effectiveness, civility and bipartisanship.

May 6, 2021

New Arts Jazztet will perform Sunday - New Arts Jazztet, a Southern Illinois jazz group comprising SIU faculty, will perform at Jazz Vespers, an evening prayer service at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Chautauqua St., Carbondale, at 5 p.m. Sunday, May 9.

May 6, 2021

‘Decal-By-Mail’ program available through May 31 - The Department of Public Safety Parking Division’s Decal-By-Mail for eligible faculty and staff for the fiscal year 2022 beginning July 1 will be available through May 31. Applicants must use payroll deduction.

May 5, 2021

Media advisory: Agreement between SIU and Carbondale Elementary School District 95 - Reporters and news crews are invited to attend a signing ceremony on Thursday, May 6, for a new agreement between Southern Illinois University Carbondale and Carbondale Elementary School District No. 95. The pact will provide mentoring and educational opportunities, summer camps and collaboration between the university and the school district.

May 3, 2021

Operation Graduation Vaccination set for this week - Southern Illinois University Carbondale is partnering with the Jackson County Health Department on Operation Graduation Vaccination to provide COVID-19 vaccinations to anyone age 16 and older at Saluki Stadium on Friday and Saturday, May 7-8.

May 3, 2021

First phase of SIU’s premier multipurpose trail system opens to public - Years of planning. Countless hours of hard work. And now, Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Multiuse Trail System may be destined to become one of the Midwest’s premier mountain biking parks. It’s not only the first of its kind in the region, but also the only university-affiliated multiuse trail of this scope in the country.

May 3, 2021

Benefit Choice open enrollment deadline is May 31 - The deadline for the State Employees Group Insurance Program Benefit Choice open enrollment for all eligible employees is May 31. For the upcoming year, there are plan changes, and insurance premiums will increase. Employees are encouraged to review the booklet and select the best coverage for themselves and/or their family.

April 29, 2021

2021 Sturgis Award recipient Helleny’s volunteer efforts help showcase Southern Illinois - When discussing HerrinFesta Italiana, Herrin’s annual weeklong celebration that runs through Memorial Day, it’s hard to not also mention Joey Helleny. The work that Helleny and myriad other volunteers put into running one of the region’s largest and best-known festivals is not only important to Williamson County but Southern Illinois as well.

April 29, 2021

Remember to review, update ‘People Finder’ profile - The Office of Information Technology (OIT) recommends that faculty and staff check their People Finder profile information periodically to ensure that it is correct. People Finder is an important tool to easily find contact information for faculty, staff and students.

April 29, 2021

64 faculty members earn tenure, promotion - The SIU Board of Trustees today, April 29, approved promotions in academic rank and tenure for 64 faculty members effective with the 2021-2022 academic year in August or the 2022 fiscal year beginning in July.

April 27, 2021

Scholars program helps minority doctoral students pursue faculty posts - Jason Williams can look at certain geological features of Earth and apply them theoretically to Mars. He soon will graduate with a doctorate in geology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Earth Systems and Sustainability and will join the elite group of scientists who study such questions.

April 26, 2021

SIU law school professor named Fulbright Specialist - Southern Illinois University Carbondale has been long known for its global reach, including welcoming its first international student in 1947. Christopher Behan, a professor with the SIU School of Law, is continuing the relationship with his recent selection as a Fulbright Specialist.

April 26, 2021

Conversation about race and athletics is Tuesday - The final “Conversation of Understanding” for the spring 2021 semester will explore the history of race and athletics in the United States, with special attention to athletic programs at SIU. Faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members are invited to join the live virtual discussion at 5 p.m., Tuesday, April 27.

April 23, 2021

Sunset Concerts canceled in 2021 - The Sunset Concert Series, a Carbondale summer tradition dating back more than 40 years, is extending its hiatus through 2021.

April 22, 2021

Media advisory: Students build working replicas of Roman machines - Reporters, photographers and news crews are invited to view two machines based on ancient Roman water wheels built by Southern Illinois University Carbondale engineering students, sponsored by the unique, interdisciplinary ancient practices program.

April 21, 2021

SIU will offer in-person, virtual summer camps and programs - Fun, enrichment and the opportunity to expand horizons is the focus Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s in-person and virtual summer camps. The camps are for children and youths ages 5-18 with options also available for college students and adults.