SIU Today - October 10, 2019

Homecoming 2019 celebrates 150 years of Saluki pride

It’s time for Homecoming 2019 – Saluki style – at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. As the university marks its 150th anniversary, the theme of this year’s Oct. 14-19 fête is “One Team, Saluki Dream: Celebrating 150 Years Strong.”

Diversity and inclusion training sessions offered this month

The Office of Associate Chancellor for Diversity is providing three diversity and inclusion training sessions for faculty and staff this month.

‘Movie Night at Morris’ looks at SIU history

In observance of the university’s 150th anniversary and Homecoming Weekend, “Movie Night at Morris” will reflect on SIU history next week.

SURS general retirement session is Wednesday

University employees are reminded they may participate in the State Universities Retirement System (SURS) general retirement session on Oct. 16. This presentation is for all SURS Tier I and Tier 2 participants.

Immigration/employment seminar is Oct. 17

Immigration attorney Thomas J. Arkell will present essential immigration information and employment options for faculty, staff and students during a seminar at 9:30 a.m., Oct. 17, in the Student Services Building, Room 150-160.

James Allen to deliver 2019 Emeritus Faculty lecture on Wednesday

James S. Allen, vice president for academic affairs for the SIU system, will discuss next week how different constituencies have viewed the Statue of Liberty throughout its history.

View this month’s ‘Saluki Watch Dawg’

The Department of Public Safety’s October 2019 issue of the “Saluki Watch Dawg” is available. This month’s edition includes details on the annual security and fire safety report; information on auto burglary prevention and safety awareness facts; domestic violence awareness information and traffic safety.

New Arts Jazztet will perform Sunday

New Arts Jazztet, a Southern Illinois jazz group comprised of SIU faculty, will perform at Jazz Vespers, an evening prayer service, at Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1501 W. Chautauqua St., Carbondale, at 5 p.m. on Sunday.

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