SIU Today - September 21, 2017

Chancellor to deliver State of the University Address Tuesday

Chancellor Carlo Montemagno will deliver the 2017 State of the University address at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26. The address will take place in Shryock Auditorium. Individuals with disabilities are welcomed. Call 618/453-5738 to request accommodations. More

Flu immunizations available

The Illinois Department of Central Management Services (CMS) will be providing free flu immunizations until Nov. 15, 2017 for all active and retired SIU Carbondale employees, as well as surviving spouses enrolled in a state-sponsored health plan. The Jackson County Health Department will administer the immunizations twice in the upcoming weeks. More

McNair Scholars Program earns federal grant 

A program that has helped dozens of disadvantaged students earn college degrees will be around for another five years thanks to federal grant that honors the memory of an astronaut. More

Durbin to keynote Simon Institute’s 20th anniversary fall schedule 

U.S. Sen. Richard J. “Dick” Durbin next month will provide his unique perspective on the late U.S. Sen. Paul Simon and the university’s public policy institute that honors the longtime legislator. More

Honorary degree/service award nominations due Oct. 25 

The deadline for honorary degrees and distinguished service award nominations is Wednesday, Oct. 25. Honorary degrees are presented to individuals who have made outstanding scholarly contributions or are of considerable renown in any field of activity. Distinguished Service Awards honor individuals who have contributed to Southern Illinois, the state, nation, world or the university. More

SURS general retirement session is set 

University employees may participate in a State Universities Retirement System (SURS) general retirement session on Oct. 18. This presentation is for all SURS Tier I and Tier 2 participants. More

SIU Women’s Club is celebrating 80 years of service 

The SIU Women’s Club is celebrating its 80th anniversary of service to the university and the community. More

‘HireTouch’ is in place for all student hiring 

Student Employment has been using the HireTouch™ system since the start of the fall semester, and the system is the only one available for student hiring. The system eventually will be the tool and method used for all university hiring, including faculty, staff and graduate assistant positions. More

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