SIU Today - November 03, 2014

Flying Salukis dominant in Region VIII title win

With first- and second-place finishes in eight of nine events, the Flying Salukis put in a dominating team performance to win the National Intercollegiate Flying Association Region VIII title Saturday, Nov. 1. More

‘Freedom Summer’ organizer to present lecture

Bob Moses, a primary organizer of the 1964 Mississippi Freedom Summer civil rights and black voter registration initiative, will speak in the Student Center Ballrooms on Nov. 12. More

Online ethics training deadline is Friday

The deadline for all permanent faculty, staff, student employees and graduate assistants to take the mandatory online 2014 ethics training is Friday, Nov. 7. More information on the training is available here.

‘WellSIU’ seminar to focus on quitting smoking

The 'WellSIU' ‘Wellness Wednesday’ lunch seminar from 12:15 to 1 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 5, will focus on how to stop smoking. Quitting smoking can help a person live longer and be healthier. According to The American Cancer Society, people who stop smoking before the age of 50 cut their risk of dying in the next 15 years in half, compared to those who keep smoking. The seminar will be in the Student Center’s Kaskaskia Room.

Inaugural SIU Guitar Festival is Friday, Saturday

The inaugural SIU Guitar Festival brings two days of world guitar music to campus on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 7-8. More

Immigration information seminar set

Immigration attorney Nancy M. Vizer will present immigration information for students and staff during a discussion at 9:30 a.m., Nov. 13, in the School of Law’s Hiram H. Lesar Building courtroom. Topics will include tips for maintaining status, how to remain in the United States after graduation, optional practical training and permanent residence through employment.

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