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2020 News

November 19, 2020
Professor Jerry P. Becker has been recognized by the University of Minnesota’s College of Education

November 16, 2020
Thomas J. Webb named Elementary Principal of the Year

October 29, 2020
M Cecil Smith, Dean of the School of Education, is co-editor of the 2020 edition of "The Handbook of Adult and Continuing Education"

October 20, 2020
SIU's Teacher Preparation Program is Among Nine in Nation Recognized by Accrediting Agency

October 16, 2020
Chelesea Lewellen was moderator for an Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD) Live Session on Facebook

October 13, 2020
International Partnerships: Literacy Education
Dr. Lavern Byfield recently completed two virtual workshops with almost 200 educators across the Bahamas, focused on literacy strategies for 21st century preschool classrooms (September 15, and September 22, 2020). Consultation continues with the Ministry of Education to revamp the preschool literacy curriculum.

September 25, 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Patrick Dilley for receiving the 2020 Outstanding Book Award from the Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)!

September 14, 2020
The School of Education needs a new slogan!

August 27, 2020
Chelesea Lewellen receives the 2020 Commission for Graduate Students Leadership Award

August 17, 2020
SIUC MAT alumna wins 2020 Noyce Virtual Summit Video Competition
Exciting news! Our SIUC River Region MTF program received an award for the best video submitted by scholars and fellows at the national Noyce Summit last week.

August 17, 2020
2020 SOE Excellence Award Winners Announced

August 12, 2020
Multi-factor authentication now available for network sign-on
The Office of Information Technology (OIT) is completing work on single sign-on and the transition to a new sign-in process that makes network access easier for users.

August 12, 2020
Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome events planned
CARBONDALE, Ill., — The fall 2020 semester at Southern Illinois University Carbondale may look a little different, but students will be able to enjoy a wide variety of welcome-to-campus activities – both in person and virtually – during Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome. Plans include tie-dying T-shirts, bowling and much more!

August 12, 2020
Virtual conversation on hate speech and social media is Aug. 25
Faculty, staff, students, alumni and community members from across the SIU System are invited to join a live virtual discussion on Aug. 25 that will focus on hate speech and the use of social media in higher education.

June 11, 2020
The School of Education and the School of Human Sciences congratulate students who made the Spring 2020 Dean's List

June 08, 2020
SIU’s Jennifer Wood receives two national scholarship awards
Jennifer Wood, a therapeutic recreation/recreational therapy master’s degree student at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, has earned two national scholarship awards.

June 08, 2020
The Saluki Spirit Announcements Return!

June 03, 2020
Congratulations to all 2020 School of Education Graduates

May 20, 2020
M Cecil Smith will be the dean of SIU’s new School of Education
CARBONDALE, Ill. — M Cecil Smith will become the dean of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s reorganized School of Education on July 13 pending approval of the SIU Board of Trustees.

May 13, 2020
SIU Carbondale earns continued accreditation
CARBONDALE — Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s accreditation has been extended for 10 years following a comprehensive review by the Higher Learning Commission, the accrediting agency for colleges and universities in 19 states.

May 04, 2020
SoE faculty members earn promotion, tenure

April 23, 2020
2020 SoE Excellence Award Recipients Selected

April 22, 2020
SIU students volunteered to help Taylorville apartment complex residents under quarantine - Christi Mathis

April 16, 2020
Tips for maintaining and finding your ‘voice’

April 16, 2020
SIU manufactures, donates 3D-printed face shields to SIH
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Among the many items essential healthcare workers rely upon to keep them safer during the COVID-19 pandemic is a clear, plastic shield that fits on their head, covering their faces. And, like other items, face shields are running in short supply.

February 06, 2020
‘Educators Rising’ program makes progress

January 31, 2020
Southern Illinois coalition works to sell youth on careers in teaching

January 16, 2020
SIUC Poised to Grow Special Ed Teacher Training for Rural Schools
CARBONDALE — Two years ago, the state of Illinois asked Southern Illinois University Carbondale to help it study the escalating statewide teacher shortage.

January 13, 2020
Five New Schools Launched
Academic reorganization continued with the launch of five schools on January 1.

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