SIU Today - July 30, 2015

Volunteers needed for student move-in

The fall semester will soon begin and once again, volunteers will play a critical role in welcoming thousands of students to Carbondale and helping them move into on-campus residences. More

Women’s Leadership Conference seeks proposals

Faculty, staff and graduate students are invited to submit conference proposals for the second Women’s Leadership Conference, Sept. 18, in the Student Center. More

SIU students learn techniques for sky-high farming

Beginning this fall, agriculture students have the opportunity to learn about the next game-changing agricultural tool before it takes off – literally. More

SalukiTech July 2015 newsletter online

In the July 2015 ‘SalukiTech’ newsletter, get information technology updates on Office365, Micosoft Cloud, bandwith improvements, DegreeWorks, and VDI (virtual desktop infrastructure). There is also information on IT Day, Aug. 12, at Morris Library, and information security tips. Find out more here.

NSA grant funds cybersecurity scholarships

A National Security Agency grant will provide funds for students from the university and seven regional community colleges to prepare for careers in cybersecurity. More

Nominations sought for 2016 SIU Distinguished Alumni Awards

The SIU Alumni Association is seeking nominations for the 2016 SIU Distinguished Alumni Awards. The awards honor alumni who have excelled in areas of professional accomplishment, humanitarian effort, cultural impact, and young alumni success. More

Reception for Connie Price-Smith and John Smith set

A farewell reception for former and longtime SIU track and field coaches Connie Price-Smith and John Smith will be from 4 to 6 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 5, in the Cook Club in the SIU Arena. After 14 seasons as the head coach at SIU Carbondale, Price-Smith was named to the same position at the University of Mississippi earlier this month. Light refreshments will be served.

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