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May 11, 2016
Beggs, former chancellor speaks at SIUC commencement - Evan Jones and Anna Spoerre | Daily Egyptian
Don Beggs will speak at the 1:30 p.m. commencement ceremony on Saturday. Beggs returns to campus as a former SIUC chancellor and dean of the College of Education.

May 06, 2016
Three generations of Smiths pursuing dreams at SIU - Christi Mathis
Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s student body includes more than 150 Smiths, but three of them are particularly well acquainted. That’s because Marian, Arianne and Cierra Smith represent three generations of the same family.

May 04, 2016
May 2016 Edition of Journeys - Zach Martin
It is our pleasure to share our May 2016 edition of Journeys Magazine, produced by the hard work of students, faculty and staff of COEHS. This semester's topic was "You," focusing on everything the members of this college do, say and think that makes them the most important resource we possess. Read, share, and enjoy! [Flip view or PDF view of Journeys magazine]

April 20, 2016
Steele Named Distinguished Alumni
Robert (Bob) Steele, graduate of COEHS and former SIU swim coach, was named the 2016 SIU Distinguished Alumni Award winner for Career Achievement.

April 13, 2016
COEHS 2016 Report - Jeanette Johnson
Just released is the College of Education and Human Services’ (COEHS) Alumni Association Board of Directors report for Spring 2016. This semi-annual report is submitted to the SIU Alumni Association Board of Directors during their April and October meetings. The report highlights some of the college’s accomplishments during 2015.

April 08, 2016
Recognizing rehabilitation students - Jeanette Johnson
Numerous outstanding masters level graduate students were recognized for they achievements in Rehabilitation at the Guy A. Renzaglia Lecture and Rehabilitation Institute Awards Ceremony on April 5, 2016.

March 30, 2016
Eight COEHS members present at AERA in Washington, D.C. - Zach Martin
Eight esteemed students and faculty from the College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) at SIU will present at the 2016 American Educational Research Association (AERA) Annual Meeting April 8-12 in Washington, D.C.

March 22, 2016
Former Dean Beggs to Receive Honorary Degree - Zach Martin
Donald Beggs, former dean of COEHS and former interim chancellor of SIU, will receive an honorary doctoral degree in Education Leadership as part of May's commencement festivities.

February 26, 2016
CWD Presents at Dept. of Ed - Zach Martin
Jeanne Kitchens, associate director of the Center for Workforce Development, presented her work on the ISLE Open Educational Resources project to the U.S. Department of Education at an invitation-only event Friday as part of the department's #GoOpen initiative, "a campaign to encourage states, school districts and educators to use openly licensed educational materials."

February 08, 2016
Sabens Honored at White House - Zach Martin
COEHS graduate Franciene Sabens, 2014 Illinois High School Counselor of the Year and school counselor at Chester High School, was honored Jan. 28 by First Lady, Michelle Obama in the East Room of the White House.

February 03, 2016
Wilson Speaks To New York Times on A.D.H.D. - Zach Martin
Dr. Keith B. Wilson of the Rehabilitation Institute was recently approached by the New York Times to provide his take on A.D.H.D. diagnoses.

January 20, 2016
Yang Appointed American Therapeutic Recreation Association Program Committee Co-Chair - Zach Martin
Professor Heewon Yang, chair of the Health Education and Recreation Department in the College of Education and Human Services, was appointed as co-chair for the program committee of the 2016 American Therapeutic Recreation Association's annual conference to be held this fall. SIU Interim Provost Susan M. Ford called Yang's appointment "a major accomplishment and testament to [Yang's] hard work and dedication." The ATRA Annual Conference will be held in Chicago from September 10-13.

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