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November 14, 2019
Dr. Juliane Wallace received the Midwest chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine 2019 Founders Award
Dr. Juliane Wallace Dr. Juliane Wallace, Kinesiology Department Chair, received the Midwest chapter of the American College of Sports Medicine 2019 Founders Award at the organization’s annual meeting, Nov. 8-9, in Oak Brook, Illinois.


October 24, 2019
Local schools practice earthquake safety
Dr. Harvy Henson Dr. Harvey Henson, Curriculum and Instruction and Geology, discusses recent earthquakes and the nationwide “Great Shakeout” earthquake drill. Students at Jefferson Elementary School in Johnston City practiced the drill on Oct. 17.


October 17, 2019
Dr. Patricia Saleeby selected to serve on the Environmental Justice Curricular Guide Task Force
Dr. Patricia Saleeby Dr. Patricia Saleeby, Social Work, has been selected to serve on the Environmental Justice Curricular Guide Task Force of the Council on Social Work Education.


October 04, 2019
SIU Recreation Professions students serve as Veteran's Honor Flight volunteers
SIU Recreation Professions students serve as Honor Flight volunteers SIU Recreation Professions undergraduate and graduate students served those who have served our country for the 6th honor flight.


October 04, 2019
Dr. Hussein Soliman earns first place at International Conference on Social Science and Economics
Dr. Hussein Soliman Dr. Hussein Soliman, Social Work, recently earned first place at the International Conference on Social Science and Economics in Tokyo, Japan.


September 13, 2019
Patrick Dilley continues to uncover hidden stories from the history of education
Dr. Patrick Dilley Patrick Dilley (EAHE) continues to uncover hidden stories from the history of education. His current project examines the life of Beverlee McKinsey, a 1956 drama education graduate of the University of Oklahoma.


July 01, 2019
SIU’s Justin McDaniel researches ways to improve the health of military personnel and veterans - Christi Mathis
Justin McDaniel CARBONDALE, Ill. – Many of Justin T. McDaniel’s family members and friends are veterans so it’s not surprising that the Southern Illinois University Carbondale assistant professor of public health and recreation professions would be interested in data collected by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention relative to military families and their health.


June 28, 2019
SIU’S Motorcycle Rider Program celebrates 50 years of helping bikers safely drive the roads - Christi Mathis
Motorcycle riding class Southern Illinois University Carbondale is celebrating the 50th birthday of a pioneering program that has trained thousands of motorcyclists to safely navigate streets and highways.


June 20, 2019
SIU is spearheading project to propel high school students into teaching careers - Christi Mathis
Southern Illinois University Carbondale is part of a collaborative receiving grant funding to address the growing teacher shortage crisis in Illinois.


June 07, 2019
SIU’s Evaluation and Developmental Center fosters independence in people with disabilities and parolees - Christi Mathis
James Woolridge and Pearce Bolton SIU’s Evaluation and Developmental Center fosters independence in people with disabilities and parolees


May 14, 2019
Recreation Program students serve as Veteran's Honor Flight volunteers
Veterans Honor Flight The 5th Veteran's Honor Flight left Veteran's Airport at 5:30 a.m. on May 14, 2019. COEHS students from the Recreation Program once again served as volunteers, assisting the veteran's as they boarded the airplane.


May 10, 2019
Graduate students conduct action research study
Master of Social Work students conducted a participatory action research study in their research class to explore the problems and needs of persons staying at the Warming Center that was established in Carbondale this winter.


May 09, 2019
COEHS Excellence Award winners recognized
Recipients of the COEHS Excellence Award were recognized during the Dean's Office luncheon May 9, 2019.


April 15, 2019
Dr. Jane Nichols selected for CACREP Board
Dr. Jane Nichols Dr. Jane Nichols, Associate Professor, Rehabilitation Institute, was one of three new Counselor Educators selected for the CACREP Board for a five-year term beginning July 1


April 12, 2019
World Voice Day 2019
The Communication Disorders and Sciences (CDS) Program of the Rehabilitation Institute at Southern Illinois University Carbondale is observing World Voice Day, an international health observance day for the human voice.


March 29, 2019
Rehabilitation Institute Interim Director Receives Award
Dr. Ruth Anne Rehfeldt Dr. Ruth Anne Rehfeldt named ABAI Fellow.


March 27, 2019
Cooperating Teacher Receives Award
Rebecca McCrary Rebecca McCrary a Spanish teacher at Du Quoin High School and one of the classroom teachers who mentor our teacher candidates has just received the 2019 Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching!


March 19, 2019
Leadership in Recreation
SIU instructor and student REC 301 Leadership in Recreation allows students to facilitate activities that can be used during their internship.


March 16, 2019
The Motorcycle Rider Program
SIU students attend motorcycle class The Motorcycle Rider Program conducts FREE Motorcycle Rider Courses throughout Southern Illinois.


March 15, 2019
Educating with Evidence
SIU instructor Educating with Evidence is a project at Southern Illinois University created through funding and partnerships with various agencies with the express purpose of supporting teachers’ uses of artifacts, primary sources, and media in classroom instruction and assessment.


March 14, 2019
Southern Illinois Law and Leadership Conference
The Southern Illinois Law and Leadership Conference is an opportunity to strengthen the southern Illinois leadership network and school partnerships.


March 13, 2019
Dr. Patrick Dilley has had third book published
Dr. Patrick Dilley Dr. Patrick Dilley, Professor of Higher Education and Qualitative Research, and Professor of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies had his third book published in February, 2019.


February 21, 2019
Walter Davis mentors, encourages and advocates for students - Christi Mathis
Walter Davis III Recalling his own fears, Walter Davis mentors, encourages and advocates for students.


January 04, 2019
Explore the outdoors and learn skills for college credit at SIU - Christi Mathis
When can you get college credit for experiencing the great outdoors while on a camping and canoeing expedition? When it’s part of a unique outdoor recreation learning adventure within the outdoor living skills class at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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