SIU Today - April 25, 2019

From the Chancellor

Great events fill a busy calendar

The spring semester is in full swing, which means this is SIU’s busiest time. There are more events planned on campus than I can keep track of, including theater productions, musical performances, lectures and more. There are many ways that faculty, staff and community members can be involved. Full Story

Sustainability Celebration recognizes Green Fund grant recipients, Environmental Ambassadors and more 

In conjunction with the worldwide Earth Day celebration, the university is having a big Sustainability Celebration Tuesday at Morris Library. Full story

Politics, Friendship and Betrayal: ‘A Month of Julius Caesar’ 

A fresh take on the classic “Julius Caesar” is in motion with a whole month of activities on campus. Full story

Activist and civil rights leader Charles Neblett to receive honorary degree 

During a time when many newspapers refused to carry the truth of segregation, violence and inhumane acts against people of color, “The SNCC Freedom Singers” took to the streets to spread their message. In honor of his remarkable work as a civil rights activist and leader, founding member Charles Neblett will receive an honorary doctor of humane letters during May 11 commencement ceremonies. Full story

Career Development Center accepting clothing donations

Cleaning out your closet to get ready for the summer? Here is an opportunity to donate to the Career Development Center’s Professional Clothing Closet. Full story

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