SIU Today - May 02, 2019

Leading the pack: Preparing students for long-term health is Nurse Phemister’s number one goal

When Mandy Phemister started her journey as a nurse in 1999, she wanted to do everything in her power to help those in need of extra care. That first led her to geriatric care, then women’s health, before she finally found her fit working with students at SIU’s Student Health Services. Full story

Many award winners announced at SIU’s Sustainability Celebration 

Twelve projects were selected to receive Green Fee funding and more than 20 students, faculty, staff and organizations were honored for their “green” efforts on campus. Full story

Flexible schedule summer program starts May 26 

The university will offer an employee flexible schedule program again this summer. Employees may flex their hours in order to shorten a workday. The program will begin May 26 and continue through Aug. 3. Full story

Retired federal judge David Herndon to deliver law school commencement keynote on May 10 

Recently retired U.S. District Court Judge David R. Herndon, a 1977 SIU School of Law alumnus, will deliver the keynote address during commencement ceremonies on May 10. Full story

Saluki Express changing to enhance rider safety 

The days of possibly having to run to catch the bus will soon be gone for Saluki Express riders. Full story

Help the Career Development Center gather graduate data

Faculty and staff can help the Career Development Center learn more about the future plans of May 2019 graduates by encouraging them fill out the SIU Graduation Survey. Full story

Help build the premier multi-use trail system at Touch of Nature 

Work is continuing on a construction project that is bringing a premier multi-use trail system to Touch of Nature Environmental Center. Full story

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