SIU Today - October 02, 2014

Flu immunizations scheduled

Free flu immunizations will be available later this month for all active and retired university employees, as well as surviving spouses who are enrolled in a state-sponsored health plan. More

SIU will be ‘Wild with Pride’ for Homecoming

The university will be “Wild with Pride” throughout the Oct. 20-26 Homecoming celebration. More

‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ October issue is available

The Department of Public Safety’s October issue of the 'Saluki Watch Dawg' is available. This month’s edition includes information on staying safe on campus, the annual Security and Fire Safety Report, two upcoming women’s self-defense classes, domestic violence awareness and breast cancer awareness. The newsletter is also available on the new SIU Police website which was launched earlier this week.

Tips about travel regulations available

Faculty and staff are reminded of a few tips when arranging travel plans and preparing travel vouchers. More

Faculty/Staff Appreciation games set

Saluki Athletics invites all SIU faculty and staff members and their families to be a part of upcoming football and volleyball Faculty-Staff Appreciation games. More

WellSIU ‘Tuesday Trek’ set

The second ‘Tuesday Trek’ of the fall semester is set for 12:15 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 7. The 1.5-mile walk will begin at the Student Services Building Pavilion. Why walk? Walking is one of the easiest ways to get the needed exercise to stay healthy. Heart disease is the nation’s No. 1 killer, but the risk can be reduced by exercising for as little as 30 minutes each day. Information on this and other “SIU Carbondale's Employee Wellness Initiative” programs available to faculty and staff is here.

Holman Jones brings storytelling to campus

Stacy Holman Jones, professor in the Department of Communication Studies at California State University, Northridge, visits campus next week, beginning Monday, Oct. 6, to tell stories and to teach students to tell their own stories. More

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