SIU Today - November 30, 2020
Both the undergraduate and graduate human nutrition and dietetics degree programs recently earned the maximum eight-year extension on their accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). Each program also has logged some impressive statistics, including exam pass and internship placement rates of up to 100%, in recent years.
Eliot A. Cohen, an author, political scientist and former senior Department of State official, will offer his thoughts on the political and national security challenges facing the nation during a virtual discussion Tuesday hosted by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute.
The SIU Community Dental Center is open, seeing patients and offering a December special: new patients get an examination and X-rays for $50. The full-service office provides preventive and restorative dental care to students, faculty, staff and community members.
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is rolling out Microsoft Teams for Education to the campus in December and can provide support to help faculty incorporate this unique toolset to support digital classroom environments and academic activity. Introductory sessions will be held Dec. 9 and Jan. 7.
The SIU Alumni Association is seeking nominations for its 2021 Distinguished Alumni Award and other honors that will be bestowed next spring. The nomination deadline is Dec. 15.