Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Master of Accountancy (M.Acc.) program has officially received the STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) certification from the Department of Homeland Security, becoming just the second university in the state and one of a limited number in the nation to hold the designation and be fully accredited by the AACSB International, the leading accreditation body.
SIU's College of Business and Analytics and School of Accountancy are accredited by AACSB International. In addition, the Master of Accountancy program has received the STEM Optional Practical Training certification.
Eleven Southern Illinois University Carbondale graduating seniors have collaborated to honor the Class of 2021 with an online showcase at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 via YouTube.
Eliot A. Cohen, an author, political scientist and former senior Department of State official, will offer his thoughts on the political and national security challenges facing the nation during a virtual discussion next week hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.
Both the undergraduate and graduate human nutrition and dietetics degree programs at Southern Illinois University Carbondale recently earned the maximum eight-year extension on the accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). The accreditation, which goes through Dec. 31, 2028, covers the undergraduate human nutrition and dietetics program and the graduate food and nutrition program. Each program also has logged some impressive statistics, including exam pass and internship placement rates of up to 100%, in recent years.
Here is your chance to help Salukis in need. The Saluki Food Pantry at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is a beneficiary of this year’s GiveSI 30-hour community day of giving fundraising campaign from 6 p.m. Nov. 30 to midnight Dec. 1.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale will recognize 308 employees for their service and commitment in a virtual ceremony on Dec. 4.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale will recognize 69 retired employees for their service to the university in a virtual ceremony on Dec. 4.
While COVID-19 negated their ability to perform before live audiences this semester, Southern Illinois University Carbondale theater students are refusing to stop the show. Nearly 50 students are creating a series of 10 short plays inspired by their own pandemic experiences and research.
The personal training program FitBod is coming to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Student Recreational Sports and Services, and all SIU students and RSS members can enjoy six months of free personal training through the app if they sign up now.
On a greenhouse shelf near Alan Walters’ vegetable laboratory sits a pile of pumpkins that exhibits a variety of orange hues, textures and sizes that have been cataloged, not carved or made into pies. Walters, a professor of vegetable science and breeding at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, will tell you these days pumpkins are a lot more than a doorstep ornament to celebrate Halloween.
Morris Library at Southern Illinois University Carbondale will honor a benevolent family by establishing the new Alwin C. Carus Endowment. The library’s leadership recently worked with the SIU Foundation to transfer $1 million from the Carus Mineral Trust to create the endowment. It will support archival work and a future endowed chair, the Alwin C. Carus Archivist and Professor of Philosophy, all fully funded by the revenue from the trust.