SIU Today - June 23, 2022

SIU, SIH expand partnership to address nursing shortage

The ongoing partnership between SIU and Southern Illinois Healthcare (SIH) to address the shortage of nurses has advanced to a new level with an announcement that SIH is creating a scholarship program for SIU’s accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing program.

Saluki Pride: Diana Cedeño researches, teaches to enhance social inclusion

Diana Cedeño, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction in child and family services, has been teaching at SIU only a couple of years, but her work on the social inclusion of underserved minority communities is already drawing attention on campus and beyond. She has presented her research at numerous national conferences and was recently chosen as just one of four participants for the highly competitive Visiting Poverty Scholars Program from the Institute for Research on Poverty. Nominating a colleague is easy; simply .

Summer 2022 Information Guide for faculty, staff

A guide to important, student-related policies, information and resources is online as a reference for all faculty, staff and students. You can access the “Summer 2022 Guide to Important Information for SIU Carbondale Students, Faculty, and Staff” on the Office of the Dean of Students website.

SIU System to host alumni and friends reception in Springfield July 21

Alumni and friends of the SIU System are invited to join system and campus leaders from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. July 21 for a reception at The Inn at 835, 835 S. Second St., Springfield, Illinois.

SIU Day at the Du Quoin State Fair is Sept. 3

SIU is looking for campus units (academic units, departments, individuals or student organizations) with activities or interactive displays to showcase during SIU Day at the Du Quoin State Fair on Sept. 3.

‘Godspell’ comes to SIU’s McLeod Summer Playhouse, June 23-26

Take a trip back in time when the McLeod Summer Playhouse features the rock musical “Godspell” in McLeod Theater.

2022 Sunset Concerts kick off June 30

The Sunset Concerts Series, a popular summer tradition since 1978, is returning in 2022 with six weeks of free musical entertainment for all ages and interests.

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