SIU Today - December 01, 2016

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. That ceremony begins at 8:30 a.m. in Ballroom D. Individuals with disabilities are welcome. Call 453-5738 to request accommodations.

Supplemental retirement plans universal availability notice 

This notice contains some general information related to university’s Supplemental Retirement 403(b) Plan and the State of Illinois’ 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan. The plans are a supplement to the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) pension. More

Reminder on holiday gifts and the Ethics Act 

As the holiday season approaches, it is important to be mindful of the requirements of the Gift Ban Act.  Please remember there is no question - or gift - too small to ask about. The associate general counsel of the Office of the Governor has recently provided new guidance on the Gift Ban Act. More

New Student Programs seeking flash drive content 

A content request form is available for departments and units on campus interested in submitting information for flash drives that incoming first-year and transfer students for 2017 New Student Orientation programs will receive. The deadline to complete the registration form is Wednesday, Dec. 7. More

SIU earns ‘Bicycle Friendly University’ designation 

For the first time, the university has earned recognition as a “Bicycle Friendly University” from the League of American Bicyclists. More

Education college plans showcase of faculty work

Research, community service, education and much more take place each day in the College of Education and Human Services, and the public can get a quick snapshot of these activities during a special event. More

Wind Ensemble concert to feature music from the Jazz Age

The university’s Wind Ensemble presents a December concert featuring music from the Jazz Age, the Roaring 20s. More

View the ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’ December issue 

The Department of Public Safety’s December 2016 issue of the “Saluki Watch Dawg” is available. This month’s edition includes information reminders about winter break, credit card fraud, fire safety, emergency kits, bicycle safety and stalking prevention.  

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