SIU Today - January 27, 2022

School of Law, Stillman College pact aims to increase diversity among attorneys

SIU Carbondale and Stillman College on Jan. 26 signed a memorandum of understanding to help students from the historically Black liberal arts college enroll and earn a degree from the SIU School of Law, with the aim of diversifying the legal profession.

SIU celebrates Black History Month with guest speakers, events

Dr. Ngozi Ezike, the first Black woman to lead the 145-year-old Illinois Department of Public Health, is the special guest speaker as the university kicks off Black History Month on Tuesday, Feb. 1.

Saluki Pride: Carol Westerman-Jones brings warmth, patience and creativity in helping students

As an SIU Carbondale alumna and academic adviser in the College of Arts and Media, Carol Westerman-Jones knows a great deal about the university. But “her warmth, her patience, her creativity and her extensive knowledge” are pivotal in helping students succeed. Nominating a colleague is easy; simply fill out this form.

Nominate an inspiring colleague for a Sturgis Public Service Award

Know someone who inspires you for their commitment to public service and community? Nominations for the Lindell W. Sturgis Memorial Public Service Award are being accepted.

Time to review exempt status on W-4 forms

It is time for employees who have previously marked exempt status on their Form W-4 (Employees Withholding Allowance Certificate) to review their filing status for the 2022 tax year.

OIT urging departments to plan technology infrastructure projects now

With a major upgrade to network infrastructure in the Towers planned for this summer, the Office of Information Technology is urging campus departments that anticipate projects involving technology infrastructure to plan now.

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