SIU Today - February 06, 2017

Beware of financial aid email scam 

The Office of Information Technology is warning faculty, staff and students not to open an email with the subject line “Financial Aid Award Letter.” More

Center for International Education provides update 

Andrew Carver, interim director of the Center for International Education, has provided international students and and scholars, as well as the university community, with an update on the presidential executive order banning individuals from some countries from entering the United States. More

Trained student volunteers offer free tax preparation assistance 

Free income tax preparation help is available at the university thanks to a group of student volunteers. More

‘Sibs and Kids Day’ set for Feb. 25 

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

February ‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available 

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter for February is available here. The Office of Executive Inspector General for the agencies of the Illinois governor publishes the newsletter as a way to stay abreast of current issues relating to ethical matters. The university’s Ethics Office website is at The website contains information regarding how to file a complaint and the relevant contact information, as well as many other resources.

Valentine’s Day craft sale set at Student Center 

The Student Center Craft Shop is sponsoring a Valentine’s Day Craft Sale and Bazaar on Tuesday, Feb. 14, along with fun February craft workshops. More

Screening of ‘Finding the Gold Within’ set for Feb. 11 

A film that earned a prestigious award at the 2015 Big Muddy Film Festival will be screened this week as part of Black History Month. More

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