SIU Today - August 18, 2016

Touch of Nature seeks volunteers for trail work 

Touch of Nature Environmental Center, the university’s unique outdoor experiential education facility, is hosting two special events to help restore and expand the extensive trail system. More

View the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ August issue 

The Department of Public Safety’s August 2016 issue of the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ is available. This month’s edition includes updates on parking decal purchases, safety awareness and education, SIU move-in, and the department’s community resource officers and police liaison program.

Echo 360 is available this fall 

Faculty will have the addition of Echo360 for use with online and live classroom lectures this fall. More

Saluki Food Pantry designed to meet students’ needs 

Southern Illinois University Carbondale is taking steps to ensure the nutritional needs of students are being met. More

Microsoft classroom seminar is next month 

The Center for Teaching Excellence will host a Microsoft seminar taught by Microsoft training experts, Sept. 13-14. More

Saluki Kickoff 5K is Sept. 10 

Saluki Athletics, in association with The Southern Illinoisan and Run to Remember, will host the sixth annual Saluki Kickoff 5K on Sept. 10. Check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. and the race begins at 8:30 a.m. In the evening, Saluki football will host Southeast Missouri State University in Coach Nick Hill’s home debut at 6 p.m. in Saluki Stadium. Additional registration information is available here.

Classroom equipment training offered 

Faculty, staff and teaching assistants who will be teaching in the university’s open-access, technology-enhanced classrooms are encouraged to attend classroom equipment training this month. More

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