SIU Today - April 18, 2016

Seven to receive Faculty-Staff Excellence Awards 

The university will honor seven members of the faculty and staff for superior scholarship, teaching and service. More

Beggs, Higginbotham to speak at commencement

A former chancellor whose relationship with the university goes back nearly four decades, and the first known Saluki to fly aboard a space shuttle, will be commencement speakers in May. More

Faculty/Staff appreciation softball game is Tuesday

Join Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell for the faculty and staff appreciation Saluki softball game on Tuesday, April 19, at Charlotte West Stadium. The doubleheader games are at 3 and 5 p.m.  SIU faculty and staff receive free admission when they show their SIU ID at the gate. Also, as a token of Interim Chancellor Colwell’s appreciation, free popcorn will be available at the game. 

This Appreciation Game is part of SIU Athletics’ Southern Illinois Appreciation Week.  Watch for them in the community this week, April 18-22. From 5 to 8 p.m., Friday, April 22, Saluki Stadium is host to the Saluki Yard Sale, which is open exclusively to faculty, staff, SASF donors and alumni.

Saluki Food Drive will benefit students in need

The Saluki Food Drive, led by the university’s Sustainability Office in partnership with the Wesley Foundation, kicks off today, Monday, April 18. More

Registration now open for Camp Little Giant

Camp Little Giant, the place where children and adults of varying abilities and disabilities enjoy a real summer camp experience, is now accepting registrations for the 2016 season. More

Registration still open for Rocky Ledges 5K Trail Run

Registration is still open for the fourth annual Rocky Ledges 5K Trail Run on Saturday, April 23, at Touch of Nature Environmental Center. More

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