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Week of May 8-15-2017

#SalukiFriday is upon us again: remember to wear your Saluki gear on Fridays!

  1. ) There is a growing group of Saluki Spirit Liaisons  represent their Dept, unit, campus office, student group, community business, civic group, etc. There isn't a lot involved with the Liaison job - basically just forwarding on information received from Dr. Anton on a weekly basis. The idea is to get Liaisons for all campus and community groups, so that when the Announcements come through, they are coming from someone whose name is familiar to those they are sending them to - basically a grass-roots movement. If you know of anyone who might be interested in serving in this role, please have them contact Dr. Anton.

  2. #SalukiFriday is upon us again: remember to wear your Saluki gear on Fridays! Also, send pics of your group(s) to Dr. Anton, as well as Randy Johnson at 710: randyj@seventen.com Photos will be featured in future Saluki Spirit Announcements as well as on 710's Facebook and Twitter platforms.

  3. This week we dropped in on the Saluki Football 2017 Poster Shoot. Those pictures will be up on Friday on the "SIUC Department of Kinesiology" Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SIUC-Department-of-Kinesiology-201366063240550/posts_to_page/) and on our NEW Twitter page: https://twitter.com/SalukiSpirit Swing by and give us a follow @SalukiSpirit The winner of the informal Facebook Poll for the pics taken with The Dept. of Animal Science, Food, & Nutrition (at the SIUC Swine Center) last week is at the end of the Announcements.

  4. We have a hero in our midst! Austin McAllister (Agricultural Systems & Education) saved the life of a woman whose car was swept off a flooded roadway. To the woman he saved, he is now know as “The Angel in the Red Truck”. Well done, Austin!

  5. The Saluki Green Action Team is in full swing with their efforts toward sustainability on campus and in the community. For more info, check out their Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/SIUgreenaction/) or contact SIU’s Sustainability Coordinator, Geory Kurtzhals at 618-453-2846 or glkurtzhals@siu.edu

  6. The SIU Foundation has launched Forever SIU: The Campaign for Students. Their goal is $75 million and they are already at $33 million. For more info, please go to: http://foreversiu.org/

  7. Congrats to Justin D’Agostino (Anthropology – grad student), who will soon be studying in Indonesia on his prestigious Fulbright Scholarship

  8. Saluki Women's Softball is in Normal for the MVC Championship this weekend
    Saluki Women's Softball is in Normal for the MVC Championship this weekend. If you can’t make the trip north to catch them live, you can catch them online on ESPN3. First game is Friday, May 12 at 1:30 vs. the winner of today’s game between Drake & Missouri St.

    Congrats to All-MVC First Team selections Merri Anne Patterson (Exercise Science), Shaye Harre (Animal Science), and Brianna Jones (Dental Hygiene), Second Team selections Katelyn Massa (Exercise Science), Sydney Jones (Sport Administration), and Maddy Vermejan (Sport Administration)! Vermejan was also named to the All-Defensive Team.

  9. All-MVC First Team selections Merri Anne Patterson
    Saluki Men's and Women's Track and Field are back in action on this weekend Friday-Saturday May 12-14 at the MVC Outdoor Championships. If you are unable to make it to Wichita, follow them on Twitter: https://twitter.com/SIU_TrackXC Congrats to Tyjuana Eason (Psychology) the MVC Women’s Track Athlete of the Week!

  10. SIU among the top 100 universities nationwide for technology transfer. For more info, go to: http://news.siu.edu/2017/05/050317tjc17030.php

  11. Saluki Spirit was out in full force this past week at the 44th Annual Great Cardboard Boat Regatta. Here are few photos – what an awesome time! Special thanks to Dr. Mary Kinsel of the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and the students of the Alpha Chi Sigma (AXS) Professional Chemistry Fraternity who were the organizing engines behind the event.

    boat regatta ergwer vdag

    44th Boat Regatta winnerA special moment occurred prior to the races as Richard Archer, retired from the School of Art & Design, received the Commodore Award. Archer started the Regatta in 1974. Larry Busch presents the award – Larry and Richard have been to every Regattas since it’s inception.

  12. Saluki Student-Athlete Student Services hosted its first annual DAWGSPYS Awards on May 3 and it was a great success. For a complete list of award winners, go to: http://www.siusalukis.com/news/2017/5/4/general-saluki-athletics-announces-winners-of-inaugural-dawgspys.aspx
  13. Women's golf, volleyball and swim/dive athletes Special thanks to Brooke Cusumano (Accounting, Saluki Women’s Golf), Tayler Onion (Saluki Academic Advising), Gabriella Shepherd (Special Education, Saluki Women’s Volleyball), and Kristin Ksarjian (Speech Communication, Saluki Women’s Swimming/Diving) who were the engines behind the event.
  14. Saluki Baseball hits the home diamond for games this weekend, Fri-Sat-Sun, May 12 (6:30 PM), May 13 (2 PM), & May 14 (1 PM) at The Itch in Carbondale vs. Illinois St. They then hit the road (sort of) to play SLU at Rent One Park in Marion on Tues, May 16 at 6 PM. GO DAWGS! #WEAREALLSALUKIS WINNER OF THIS WEEK'S INFORMAL FACEBOOK PICTURE POLL: On #SalukiFriday at the SIU Swine Center with Dr. Gary Apgar's ANS 465 - Swine Management class in the Dept. of Animal Science, Food, and Nutrition, we thought we could do the Pig Stall Walk with more agility than Dorothy of Kansas.
..Pig stall walk Pig stall walk -oops

...we shouldn't have tried to walk and sing "Over The Rainbow" at the same time - luckily the AG students were there to prevent disaster…

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