SIU Today - September 19, 2019

Radford Leads the Pack as ‘Mom’ for CESL

Her official job title at SIU may be Account Technician III for the Center for English as a Second Language, but Rhonda Radford’s colleagues and the students she helps on a daily basis say “Mom” of the CESL family is perhaps a more accurate name.

Kaitlin McWhorter rides, wrangles and ropes as SIU’s sole Saluki rodeo star

Kaitlin McWhorter is really anxious to jump aboard her horse and compete as a Saluki this week. Yes, that’s right – her horse. She’s the lone person representing Southern Illinois University Carbondale on the college rodeo circuit and her first competition of the season is at Missouri Valley College in Marshall, Missouri, Thursday through Saturday.

Faculty and staff regalia orders due by Nov. 1

University Events and Protocol is announcing a faculty and staff regalia sale through Herff Jones, a national provider of custom regalia. 

Learn to podcast at SIU presentation today

A free informational presentation on podcasting by English Professor Pinckney Benedict is today at 5 p.m. at One Innovation Place.

Pulitzer Prize winning author, historian David Kennedy to present Morton-Kenney lecture 

Pulitzer Prize-winning author David M. Kennedy will deliver the Morton-Kenney lecture at 6 p.m. Monday in the Student Center Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public.

Sign up now for Pick Up and Paddle at SIU’s Touch of Nature Sept. 28 

Touch of Nature Environmental Center is collaborating with the SIUC Student Sustainability Coalition and the United States Forest Service to celebrate National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28. 

Lift off to career success at SIU’s Launch Professional Development Conference 

A new professional development conference set for Oct. 8 in the Student Center Auditorium can help people prepare for career success.

2019 Veterans Small Business Roadshow coming to SIU on Wednesday

The 2019 Veterans Small Business Roadshow, designed for veterans who are considering starting a business or want to see their business grow, is Sept. 25 at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center.

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