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2018 News

January 17, 2018
Science in the South Conference - Christi Mathis
The 22nd annual Science in the South Conference at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on Jan. 19 will focus on new and interesting ways to teach science.

2017 News

October 10, 2017
SIU Carbondale ranked one of the top colleges for adult learners - Christi Mathis
For the second consecutive year, Washington Monthly has recognized Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s commitment to non-traditional students by ranking it among the “2017 America’s Best Colleges for Adult Learners.”

September 12, 2017
SIU Carbondale earns national honor for diversity - Pete Rosenbery
Southern Illinois University Carbondale once again has earned national recognition for its commitment to diversity and inclusion.

September 08, 2017
Fall educational summit is Sept. 14-15 - Christi Mathis
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is hosting a fall educational summit that will provide a diverse continuing education experience for educators of preschool through 12th grade students.

July 20, 2017
Montemagno: ‘Define ourselves by our vision’ - Pete Rosenbery
Incoming Chancellor Carlo Montemagno is optimistic about the university’s future and the role that shared governance will play in moving SIU Carbondale forward.

June 17, 2017
Bluegrass band, silent auction featured at Morris Library fundraising event - Christi Mathis
The 2017 Morris Library fundraiser promises to be bigger and better than ever with music by the award-winning bluegrass band, The Bankesters, along with a buffet dinner, a silent auction and more.

June 14, 2017
Nano eraser developed at SIU could fix microchip errors - Tim Crosby
Watching his young daughter’s painstaking efforts to master the ability to write letters got Punit Kohli to thinking in the way that only scientists tend to think.

June 07, 2017
Dr. McIntyre to lead Association of Teacher Educators in 2019-2020 - Christi Mathis
Dr. Christie McIntyre, a Southern Illinois University Carbondale faculty member, has been elected to the executive committee of a national organization devoted to the improvement of teacher education.

June 07, 2017
Rehabilitation service program earns accreditation - Christi Mathis
The Evaluation and Developmental Center (EDC), a comprehensive rehabilitation service program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has earned three-year accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities(CARF).

May 08, 2017
Graduate will be 14th in family to earn degree from SIU - Christi Mathis
Courtney Kabat is a firm believer in the adage “Once a Saluki, Always a Saluki.”

May 03, 2017
Institute ranks SIU 76th in nation for technology transfer - Tim Crosby
A national organization promoting economic opportunity has ranked Southern Illinois University Carbondale among its top 100 in the country for technology transfer.

May 01, 2017
New grant-funded program creates opportunities for teachers - Andrea Hahn
Opportunity knocked. Southern Illinois University Carbondale opened the door and is inviting the community along as well.

March 16, 2017
Education college climbs to No. 72 in U.S. News rankings - Christi Mathis
Southern Illinois University Carbondale moved up 27 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings for best schools of education in the graduate school rankings released this week.

February 24, 2017
SIU to host ‘STEM University’ for Boy Scouts - Tim Crosby
CARBONDALE, Ill. – Knots, woodworking and nature are all traditional areas in which The Boy Scouts of America awards merit badges. But now you can add science, technology, engineering and math to that list, and Southern Illinois University Carbondale will be helping scouts from throughout the area earn those awards, too.

February 15, 2017
Kiosk designed to raise awareness about earthquake threat - Tim Crosby
Emergency preparedness officials next week will unveil an interactive kiosk aimed at educating the public on earthquake safety, developed in part by a Southern Illinois University Carbondale researcher.

2016 News

March 03, 2016
‘Celebrate Women’ recognizes faculty, staff and students
The 20th annual “Celebrate Women: Honoring Inclusive Excellence” luncheon today (March 3), recognizes the contributions of current faculty, staff and students, and former faculty, for their research, scholarly and creative achievements.

February 29, 2016
SIU to celebrate Women’s History Month - Christi Mathis
Southern Illinois University Carbondale will celebrate Women’s History Month with a variety of special events, guest speakers and presentations in March.

February 15, 2016
CAStLE sessions set for spring semester
Conversations About Student Learning and Engagement (CAStLE) are scheduled for the spring 2016 semester.

February 15, 2016
Additional plastic bottles/containers can be recycled
The Sustainability Office is announcing that “Plastics 1-6” bottles and containers may be deposited in mixed recycling bins around campus. In addition to accepting metals, glass, and plastic bottles and containers with recycling symbols 1 and 2 on them, plastics with recycling symbols 3 through 6 are now permitted.

February 11, 2016
Big Muddy Film Festival set for Feb. 23-28 - Pete Rosenbery
Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s annual Big Muddy Film Festival will again feature independent films from around the world.

January 27, 2016
35 students selected for Women’s Civic Institute - Christi Mathis
Thirty-five female students at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have been selected to participate in the Women’s Civic Institute, a program designed to promote personal development, enhance civic involvement and promote an understanding of democratic leadership principles.

January 25, 2016
SIU to host annual Science in the South conference - Tim Crosby
Southern Illinois University Carbondale will play host to K-12 educators from around the state as they gather to learn new ways to bring science into the classroom.

January 21, 2016
Annual International Festival set for Feb. 8-12 - Christi Mathis
“Embracing Diversity and Intercultural Communities” is the theme of the festival, which kicks off at 10 a.m. on Feb. 8 with the International Parade of Flags from Woody Hall through campus to the Student Center. There, in the International Lounge, Interim Chancellor Brad Colwell will deliver the festival proclamation at 10:30 a.m.

January 19, 2016
SIU launches ‘Book in Every Home’ campaign - Pete Rosenbery
Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Head Start program is launching its “Book in Every Home” campaign. Longtime educator Ronda Dunn, wife of SIU President Randy Dunn, is once again chair for this year’s drive, which runs through March 1.

January 11, 2016
31st annual math conference - Christi Mathis
The 31st annual Conference on Teaching Mathematics is scheduled for Feb. 18 at the Hancock Conference Center on the John A. Logan College campus in Carterville. The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Conference and Scheduling Services office is now accepting registrations.

January 11, 2016
Program documents students’ co-curricular learning - Christi Mathis
A new program at Southern Illinois University Carbondale offers students the opportunity to maximize their college experience in a tangible way to help them in their careers and lives after graduation.

2014 News

April 11, 2014
COEHS programs earn U.S. News recognition - Christi Mathis
Graduate programs in Southern Illinois University’s College of Education and Human Services earned national recognition in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015 Best Graduate Schools guide, released last week.

April 04, 2014
Understanding Common Core Standards
There's been a lot of talk lately about Common Core Learning. We get some insight on how it all works from Dr. Grant Miller.

2013 News

November 06, 2013
Dr. Peter Fadde - SIU Innovator of the Year
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction and the organizers and sponsors of the 2013 SIU Technology and Innovation Expo would like to congratulate Dr. Peter Fadde on being named the 2013 Innovator of the Year.

May 06, 2013
Graduate Devoted to Helping At-Risk Youth
Former special education graduate Travis Clayton has devoted much of his career to helping at-risk youth in southern Illinois and beyond.

2012 News

December 17, 2012
Teacher Education Program Earns Reaccreditation
Southern Illinois University Carbondale recently received accolades from the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education following their recent reaccreditation site visit. The University has continuously earned accreditation since 1954.

May 08, 2012
Non-Traditional Student to Realize her Dream
Every minute matters for this Southern Illinois University Carbondale student, who balances seemingly countless obligations. She is a single mom working two jobs while student teaching, helping coach her son’s sports teams, job-hunting and handling numerous other family and personal obligations. She’ll add one more title to her repertoire on Saturday, May 12. That’s when she becomes a proud SIU Carbondale graduate, earning her bachelor’s degree in elementary/special education.

2011 News

April 18, 2011
Three Earn Women of Distinction Recognition
Three Southern Illinois University Carbondale women, Leslie Freels Lloyd, Pamela S. Smoot and Lynn Smith of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction will be honored as the 2011 University Women of Distinction.