SIU Today - November 28, 2016

New overtime rules on hold 

The U.S. Department of Labor’s new overtime rules, scheduled to go into effect Dec. 1, have been put on hold. The rules, which have been delayed by a preliminary court injunction, would affect some SIU Civil Service and Administrative Professional employees based upon their salaries and responsibilities. More

Faculty/Staff Appreciation Coffee is Friday 

Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell invites the campus community to the Faculty and Staff Appreciation Coffee. The event is from 10 to 11:30 a.m., Friday, Dec. 2, in Student Center ballrooms A, B, and C. Personal time is not required to be taken to participate in the celebration. The coffee will immediately follow the retirement and service recognition ceremony. Individuals with disabilities are welcome. Call 453-5738 to request accommodations.

Employees will be honored for service, commitment 

The service of 358 employees to the university will be recognized in a ceremony and reception Friday, Dec. 2, in Student Center Ballroom D. More

University will honor 123 retiring employees 

The work of 123 employees with 2,635 years of combined experience to the university will be celebrated in a ceremony and reception Friday, Dec. 2, in Student Center Ballroom D. More

LSU researchers, students plan solar eclipse balloon launch from SIU  

A team from LSU is the latest group planning to travel to the university next summer for the total solar eclipse. More

38th annual Holiday Craft Sale is Dec. 1-3 

The 38th annual Holiday Craft Sale Thursday through Saturday, Dec. 1-3, is the place to find just the right gifts for everyone on your list along with lots of unique items you will want for yourself. More

Art Over Easy set for Dec. 2 in Surplus Gallery 

For a dozen years, Art Over Easy, the biggest fundraiser for the School of Art and Design, has struck exactly the right balance between gala art auction and fun-spirited art show. More

Dance company to present ‘In Concert’ Dec. 2-3

The Southern Illinois Dance Company, a Registered Student Organization, brings contemporary, jazz, tap, hip-hop and more to the Furr Auditorium for “In Concert,” the annual fall dance presentation on Friday and Saturday, Dec. 2-3. More

Student group will make the holidays brighter for families 

Operation: Sgt. Santa is getting ready to roll. More

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