|From the Chancellor|
The Illinois Board of Higher Education’s approval of a nursing program at SIU Carbondale is a major achievement. It speaks not only to the hard work for which we are known, but also to many of our priorities.
SIU Today - August 08, 2019
Faculty and staff are invited to volunteer for numerous special activities planned for students as they return to kick off the fall 2019 semester that starts on Aug. 19.
For a limited time, the SIU Alumni Association is hosting a pop-up online store with Silkworm for all university faculty and staff to purchase commemorative apparel for the upcoming school year. You will find nearly a dozen items on sale, from T-shirts to pullovers to dress shirts.
A new era of competition and gaming is coming to campus with the unveiling of the long anticipated Esports Arena. Set on the first floor of the Student Center, the 1,200 square foot facility will launch Aug. 16 with an open house and welcome.
Salukis across campus are gearing up for another exciting year of the Du Quoin State fair, beginning Aug. 23.
David Delaney, a 1983 graduate of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has been elected to a two-year term as chairman of the SIU Foundation.
The university, through the SIUC Annuitants Association, is partnering with the American Red Cross to hold a two-day blood drive later this month.