SIU Today - February 18, 2019

From the Chancellor

Saluki family celebrating 150 years of tradition, pride and promise

You may have heard that SIU is gearing up for a very important milestone. This year marks the university’s 150th anniversary, and we have a lot to celebrate. We’ll kick off a year of festive events and more with our annual Day of Giving on March 6. Full Story

Get involved in making SIU greener 

The university just keeps getting “greener” and there are many things happening this spring that illustrate that commitment. Full story

Help build the Midwest’s premier multi-use trail at Touch of Nature Environmental Center 

Volunteers are needed to help created one of the Midwest’s premier multi-use trail systems through the Shawnee National Forest at Touch of Nature Environmental Center. Two big trail-building days are planned for March 23 and April 13. Full story

Rainbow’s End earns statewide honor for providing quality early childhood learning and development 

Honored for quality early learning and development for children, Rainbow’s End Child Development Center recently earned the Silver Circle Quality designation from ExceleRateIllinois. Full story

Traveling exhibit highlights 200 years of state’s judicial system 

A month-long exhibit that highlights Illinois Supreme Court history and famous cases, including a 1928 case affirming the death sentence of Southern Illinois gangster and bootlegger Charlie Birger, will be at the SIU School of Law starting Wednesday. Full story

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