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Photo by Yenitza Melgoza - 2021

2022 Sunset Concerts kick off June 30

It’s back! The Sunset Concerts Series, a popular summer tradition since 1978, is returning in 2022 with six weeks of free musical entertainment for all ages and interests.

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Higher ed veteran to lead SIU Global

Susan Wegmann, associate dean of digital learning and innovation at University of Mary Hardin-Baylor, will be the new executive director of SIU Global Campus at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, effective July 1.

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International Fulbright, Japanese students, engage in service projects while at SIU

A group of 18 international students, including 15 Fulbright Scholars and three Japanese college students from Reitaku University in Kashiwa, Japan, are visiting Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Center for English as a Second Language to enhance their English skills while also giving their time and energy to help several local service organizations through the center’s Community Engagement Program.

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SIU seeking tutors to help schoolchildren impacted by COVID pandemic

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may be felt in countless ways for many years to come, but Southern Illinois University Carbondale is launching an intensive, research-based tutoring program to support the children whose learning progress stalled because they were unable to attend classes as usual.

Saluki Pride: Justin Young, leader of the Playing for Pets fundraiser, highlights his passion for teaching

Communications studies instructor Justin Young created a video games class at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and received a $3,000 teaching innovation grant from the College of Liberal Arts, which he used to bring more resources and equipment for his new class. In the future, his goals include building a cross-disciplinary study of video games at SIU, similar to how people study film or literature.

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