SIU Today - October 13, 2014

Online ethics training begins Tuesday

Mandatory online 2014 ethics training for all permanent faculty, staff, student employees and graduate assistants takes place from Tuesday, Oct. 14 to Nov. 7. More

Honorary degree/service award nominations due Oct. 23

The deadline for honorary degree and distinguished service award nominations is Thursday, Oct. 23. More

MRI grant pre-proposal deadline is Nov. 14

Internal pre-proposals for the 2014 National Science Foundation Major Research Instrumentation (NSF MRI) program are due to the Office of Sponsored Projects Administration by Nov. 14. More

Expert to discuss state’s economic/budget issues

Dan R. Long, executive director of the state’s Commission on Government Forecasting and Accountability, will provide an update on Illinois’ economic and budget issues Thursday, Oct. 16, in the Saluki Athletics Stadium Club in Saluki Stadium. More

Open campus training sessions available

The Office of the Associate Chancellor for Institutional Diversity and the Office of Diversity and Equity will be sponsoring three open-campus training sessions Oct. 21-23. Topics, dates and locations are sexual harassment, Oct. 21, Morris Library’s John C. Guyon Auditorium; discrimination, Oct. 22, and disability/Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Thursday, Oct. 23, both in the SIU School of Law Hiram H. Lesar Building Auditorium. All sessions will be from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. The sponsoring offices are committed to nurturing diversity and providing opportunities to learn and work in an environment free of bias, discrimination and harassment on campus.

SURS general retirement session is Tuesday

University employees may participate in an upcoming State Universities Retirement System (SURS) general retirement session on Tuesday, Oct. 14. More

Alumni Association’s Homecoming activities set

The SIU Alumni Association is preparing for a number of activities and gatherings as Homecoming 2014 festivities approach. More

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