SIU Today - July 09, 2020

Centerpiece statue now in place at Saluki Alumni Plaza

The centerpiece sculpture of a private fundraising project initiated by the SIU Alumni Association is now in place.

Health and dental insurance premiums increase

All health and dental insurance premiums for university employees increased beginning July 1 and will be reflected in the July pay period. 

Apple and Dell offer discount purchasing, assistance

The Office of Information Technology is reminding university faculty, staff, students and parents who are in the market for personal technology devices about advice and help available from both Apple and Dell.

SIU student filmmakers’ project is part of PBS Short Film Festival

Voting starts next week for the 2020 PBS Short Film Festival, which features a film by two cinema and photography students.

Discussion on systemic racism in higher education is available to view

The June 29 virtual “A Conversation of Understanding: Focusing on Systemic Racism in Higher Education” is available for viewing on the SIU Board of Trustee’s YouTube Channel.

Free webinars set to help businesses address human resource concerns

The Small Business Development Center is hosting two virtual workshops this month to help companies with human resource concerns as their businesses adapt and start to reopen.

Free dental clinics will be available for area children this month

There are several opportunities starting this week for children in the region to receive free preventive dental services through the university’s Dental Sealant Grant Program.

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