SIU Today - January 26, 2015

Search committee for next SIU Carbondale chancellor to begin work

SIU System President Randy Dunn has appointed a search committee to seek a new chancellor for the Carbondale campus. The committee will be co-chaired by Carl Flowers, director of the university’s Rehabilitation Institute, and Meera Komarraju, chair and professor of the Department of Psychology. More

University to celebrate Black History Month

“Celebrating Black Voices Through History and Culture” is the theme of Black History Month events in February. More

Sturgis Public Service Award nominations sought

The deadline for the annual Lindell W. Sturgis Public Service Award, which recognizes outstanding public service work by an SIU Carbondale employee, is March 30. More

Athletics director search committee appointed

The committee that will lead the search for a new director of intercollegiate athletics has been appointed by SIU System President Randy Dunn. Dunn said the committee will begin work immediately, and he hopes to fill the position this spring. More

Saluki basketball sponsors Faculty/Staff Appreciation Nights

SIU Carbondale faculty and staff will be able to cheer on the Saluki men’s and women’s basketball team during Faculty/Staff Appreciation Nights. More

‘SalukiTech’ January 2014 newsletter online

In the January 2015 ‘SalukiTech’ newsletter, learn about the fiber optic cabling on campus; security tips for using mobile applications and a reminder about the university’s wireless emergency notification system. Find out more here.

Head East and orchestra to “Rock the Symphony”

The Southern Illinois Symphony Orchestra of SIU Carbondale co-stars with classic rock band Head East, first at a Shryock Auditorium concert this week, and later, as part of “Rockin’ the Symphony,” a televised series of concerts. More

ISAT research forum is Friday

The School of Information Systems and Applied Technologies in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts is hosting a research forum from noon to 1 p.m., Friday, Jan. 30. More

Secretary of State to offer services on campus

Faculty, staff and students will have the chance to utilize a number of services offered by Secretary of State Jesse White’s office on Tuesday, Jan. 27. More

Family carnival will take the stage on Saturday

The 12th annual SIU Family Carnival returns to the Student Recreation Center on Saturday, Jan. 31, and the theme is “Lights, Camera, Action!” The event is free and open to all students, faculty and staff with children. More

SIU Press poetry collection is an award finalist

A poetry collection on the SIU Press imprint is a finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award. More

Logan, Shawnee students begin research training

Eleven community college students are participating in the SI Bridges to the Baccalaureate program. More

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