SIU Today - September 25, 2014
SIU is again recognized for providing outstanding educational opportunities to student military veterans and active duty personnel both inside and outside the classroom. More
Saluki Family Weekend 2014 will offer fun, excitement and special events that create lasting memories for students and their families. A list of the activities from Friday, Sept. 26, through Sunday, Sept. 28, is available here.
A free, for-credit online course will debut during the spring 2015 semester. More
SECA contribution drive underway
The State Employees Care A Lot (SECA) charity drive runs through Nov. 7. More information, pledge forms, and a list of charities at the local, state, national and international level, are available at secaillinois.org/. If you have any questions please contact Holly Rick, the SIU Carbondale SECA ambassador, at 618/453-6689.
SIU Assessment Day Conference set
The inaugural SIU Assessment Day Conference, “Assessing Academic and Co-Curricular Impact on Student Learning,” is from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 2 in Morris Library. A tentative event schedule is available here. The registration deadline is 4:30 p.m., Monday, Sept. 29, but early registration is encouraged to ensure receiving conference materials and handouts. Same-day registration is also welcome but conference materials may be limited. Registration and lunch information are available here. For more information, contact Sharon Walters, Assessment and Program Preview Office at 453-5669 or by email. The campus-wide Assessment Committee and Co-Curricular Assessment Committee, in cooperation with the Associate Provost for Academic Programs, are hosting the conference.
Ann Markusen, one of the nation’s leading experts on the role of artists and other creative-based enterprises in a community’s economic development, will present her ideas during a Wednesday, Oct. 1, luncheon. More
Coming off a second straight national title in March, the university’s debate team began this season with a win and a strong showing. More
Film director and 1981 cinema and photography graduate Alex Steyermark will return to campus next week for a movie screening, record-cutting session and panel discussion on his latest documentary. More
U.S. District Judge Staci M. Yandle will deliver a lecture at 7 p.m., Monday, Sept. 29, in the SIU School of Law Hiram H. Lesar Building Auditorium. More
Faculty and staff should be aware the application for 2014-15 Creative and Scholarly Saluki Rookies (CCSR) is available. The application deadline is Oct. 19. More
In the September SalukiTech newsletter, learn about the new alert system on campus, new password/passphrase policy, software news, and updates for faculty, staff and students. Find out more here.