SIU Today - February 28, 2019

Join the party as SIU begins its 150th anniversary celebration Wednesday 

It’s a 150th birthday bash and you’re invited. Southern Illinois University Carbondale was founded in 1869 and on Wednesday, as the third annual Day of Giving is underway, a yearlong celebration highlighting the university’s accomplishments and future will begin. Full story

SIU celebrates Women’s History Month with guest speakers, films and special activities 

The university is celebrating Women’s History Month in March with a variety of special events, guest speakers and activities. Full story 

Do your part to support campus safety 

With spring break just around the corner and a large number of students and staff planning to be off-campus for the week, it’s a good time to remind everyone to secure their living and working spaces before leaving campus. Full story

Information Technology Day 2019 features sessions, demonstrations 

More than 35 presentations, demonstrations and tours are scheduled March 14 when the Office of Information Technology hosts IT Day 2019. Full story

‘Illinois Ethics Matters’ newsletter available 

The monthly Illinois Ethics Matters newsletter for February is available. The Office of Executive Inspector General publishes the newsletter to allow state employees to stay informed of current issues relating to ethics. The SIU System Ethics Office website is at The website contains information regarding how to file a complaint, relevant contact information, and many other resources.

Take a look back over 400 years of music with SIU’s Concert Choir 

A reflection on life’s blessings is the theme of the university’s upcoming Spring Concert Choir performance. Full story

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