SIU Today - February 13, 2017

Sturgis Public Service Award nominations sought

Nominations for the Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award are now being accepted. More

Registration continues for SIU Assessment Conference 

The deadline to register for the third annual SIU Assessment Conference in Morris Library is Feb. 20. More

‘Graduate Saluki Stories’ spring edition is here 

The spring 2017 edition of  “Graduate Saluki Stories,” a mixture of stories from present students and alumni from the Graduate School, is available.

Nominations open for Student Employee of the Year 

The deadline to submit nominations for the university’s 2017 Student Employee of the Year is Feb. 22. Student employees make valuable contributions to the university throughout the year. More

Presentation on Alexander Lane is Feb. 16 

The university will celebrate its long history of diversity and inclusion with a special presentation honoring the university’s first African-American male student. More

Office of Equity and Compliance sponsors training sessions 

The Office of Equity and Compliance will be sponsoring three open-campus training sessions this week. All sessions are from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Morris Library combination rooms 752 and 754.  More

‘A Nightingale for Dr. DuBois’ hits McLeod stage this month 

The Department of Theater will present “A Nightingale for Dr. DuBois,” a theatrical presentation of dramatic narrative, testimony, music and African mask dance, at the McLeod Theater later this month. More

‘Play4Kay’ game is Friday

The Saluki women’s basketball team will be part of a national awareness effort in support of women’s cancer research when it hosts Evansville at 6 p.m., Friday, Feb. 17, at the SIU Arena. The “Play for Kay” initiative honors longtime North Carolina State women’s basketball coach Kay Yow, who passed away in January 2009. Saluki fans are encouraged to wear pink and help support the effort. Special fan signs will be free, and the arena will be decorated in pink. For more information or for tickets, visit

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