SIU Today - February 04, 2016

Faculty and Staff Excellence Award nominations deadline extended

The deadline to submit nominations for the annual Faculty and Staff Excellence Awards has been extended to Feb. 12, at 4:30 p.m. More

REACH application deadline is March 1

The Center for Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities is accepting applications for this semester’s Research-Enriched Academic Challenge (REACH) grants during the month of February. More

Faculty, staff reminded to be alert for suspicious calls, emails

Faculty and staff are reminded to be alert for suspicious telephone calls and phishing attempts. More

Faculty performance set for Saturday

Partly to encourage their students, partly to keep performance highly tuned and partly because it’s what they do, the performance studies and other communication studies faculty present “Faculty Performance Hour” at the Kleinau Theater on Saturday, Feb. 6. More

‘Coffee With a Cop’ is Feb. 16

The first “Coffee With a Cop” event for the semester is from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., Feb. 16, at the north end of the Student Center. Panera Bread is providing the free coffee, and the “Cop” is with the SIU Department of Public Safety. The setting provides an informal and neutral location to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee. The event is a return to police officers and the community getting to know each other at times other than just during emergencies.

 ‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available

The monthly “Illinois Ethics Matters” newsletter for February 2016 is now available.  The Office of Executive Inspector General publishes the newsletter to allow state employees to stay informed of current issues relating to ethics. The SIU system Ethics Office website contains information regarding how to file a complaint, relevant contact information, and many other resources.

Library to host ‘First Friday Music at Morris’

Native American music will fill Morris Library at noon on Friday, Feb. 5. More

‘Sibs and Kids Day set for March 5

Faculty, staff and students may invite any child, sibling, niece, cousin or friend to campus next month to experience the excitement of life as a Saluki. More

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