SIU Today - January 24, 2019

Leading the pack: Working from behind the scenes, Sutton’s goal is to make student’s dreams come true

After working in undergraduate admissions for over 15 years, Amanda Sutton knows a little bit about solving behind the scenes problems. Full story

Nominate an inspiring colleague for a Sturgis Public Service Award

Know someone who inspires you for their commitment to public service and community? Nominations for the Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award are being accepted. Full story

Lectures, tours and workshops highlight 50th anniversary of Buckminster Fuller’s design revolution 

In 1969, designer, scientist, developer, writer and SIU Carbondale professor Buckminster Fuller published his manifesto for a design revolution. Now, fifty years later, Fuller’s work will be recognized as part of the Charles D. Tenney Lecture series. Full story

Volunteer Fair next week will highlight available opportunities

Faculty, staff and students have the opportunity to learn more about local organizations and their volunteer needs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Student Center Art Gallery. Full story

Energy Boost Seed Grant deadline Thursday

The deadline for faculty to submit Energy Boost Seed Grant proposals for fiscal year 2020 is Jan. 31. Visit the website for additional information on application guidelines.

Fiscal year 2020 holiday schedule

The following is the official schedule of university holidays recognized for the 2020 fiscal year, which begins July 1, 2019. The listing shows the holiday date, holiday name, day of the week the holiday falls on, and explanation for the holiday. 

Charting Illinois’ future, statesmanship initiatives, speakers lead Simon Institute spring 2019 schedule

A summit of Illinois college students in March to consider the state’s future is one of the featured events planned by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute this spring. Full story

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