SIU Today - February 03, 2020

From the Chancellor

Fall to spring freshman retention highest in a decade

Official spring enrollment totals bring more good news related to retention.

Trained SIU student volunteers will provide free tax preparation help again

A group of specially trained College of Business students will be taking a little of the sting and stress out of income tax time for many area residents this spring.

Former Microsoft leadership coach to give insights on career building

Kevin Purcell, a former senior director of organization development for Microsoft, will share his insights and wisdom in two sessions this month at the Student Center Auditorium.

University Museum exhibit will focus on ‘Women’s Voices’

An eclectic exhibit that features the work of 23 area female artists opens Tuesday at University Museum.

Discover how to commercialize your STEAM innovations at SIU’s Innova-ship training

Innova-ship, a nine-week training program to help people take their innovation and entrepreneurship ideas to the next level, is coming soon to campus.

‘Dido and Aeneas’ comes to Shryock stage Feb 7-8

The SIU School of Music this week will present the chamber opera “Dido and Aeneas” and feature the work of a senior music major who is gaining national recognition. 

‘Sibs and Kids Day’ set for Feb. 22

Faculty, staff and students may invite their children, siblings, nieces, cousins and friends to campus later this month to experience the excitement of life as a Saluki.

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