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August 11, 2022
SIU welcomes students to back to campus, announces upcoming events - Christi Mathis
Students back on campus The university rolls out the maroon carpet to welcome new and returning students to campus in grand Saluki style with a host of special activities during Saluki Startup and Weeks of Welcome.


June 24, 2022
Saluki Pride: Diana Cedeño researches, teaches to enhance social inclusion
Diana Cedeño Diana Cedeño, assistant professor of curriculum and instruction in child and family services, has been teaching at SIU only a couple of years, but her work on the social inclusion of underserved minority communities is already drawing attention on campus and beyond.


June 15, 2022
SIU to commemorate Juneteenth through arts, partners with community
Art on maroon painting Southern Illinois University Carbondale will commemorate Juneteenth by hosting a special exhibition, presentation and reception featuring Nigerian-born artist Adedayo Laoye and his works, along with a gospel sing. SIU is also collaborating with a number of community partners to present a wide variety of events. All of the events are free and open to the public.


June 15, 2022
SIU Alumni Association awards more than $89K in student scholarships
Saluki Plaza The SIU Alumni Association is awarding $89,250 to 62 new and returning students Southern Illinois University Carbondale students for the 2022 fall semester.


June 06, 2022
The Saluki Teacher Residency Partnership is now online!
The primary goal of the Saluki Teacher Residency Partnership (STRP) is to bring together local educators from the schools and the university in a partnership with community mentors to recruit and support diverse teacher candidates from admission into the Teacher Education Program through their first two years of teaching.


June 02, 2022
2022 Sunset Concerts kick off June 30 - Christi Mathis
Sunset Concert It’s back! The Sunset Concerts Series, a popular summer tradition since 1978, is returning in 2022 with six weeks of free musical entertainment for all ages and interests.


May 26, 2022
SIU seeking tutors to help schoolchildren impacted by COVID pandemic
Research and innovation The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic may be felt in countless ways for many years to come, but SIU Carbondale is launching an intensive, research-based tutoring program to support the children whose learning progress stalled because they were unable to attend classes as usual.


May 19, 2022
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month
Counseling Psychological Services May is National Mental Health Awareness Month, and we are here for our students all year long. The Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is open Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m.-4:30 during the summer. If you need help, call 618.453.5371.


May 19, 2022
Virtual symposium, reception part of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
SIU Carbondale will celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with two special events.


May 12, 2022
SIU plans family fun for May 15 total lunar eclipse
Lunar eclipse The university will have a free night of educational family fun on Sunday, May 15, at Saluki Stadium for a rare and awesome celestial event — a total lunar eclipse darkening the moon above North America.


May 05, 2022
Dual Credit Programs Website is Now Live!
SIU campus The Dual Credit Programs website is now live and offers information regarding the academic programs that are available, FAQ to answer your questions, and application process to get things started!


May 03, 2022
SIU’s Teacher Education Program
Teacher and students Teaching can be a time-consuming and challenging profession, and this week (Teacher Appreciation Week) we say thank you to those who play a huge role in the lives of our youth.


May 02, 2022
More than 1,800 students will be honored at commencement exercises
SIU graduation The academic achievements of more than 1,800 SIU Carbondale students will be celebrated during spring 2022 commencement exercises May 6-7. Festivities start with the SIU School of Law commencement on Friday, May 6, at Shryock Auditorium. On Saturday, May 7, Banterra Center will hold two commencement ceremonies.


April 28, 2022
32 faculty members earn tenure, promotion
In its last two meetings, including today, April 28, the SIU Board of Trustees approved promotions in academic rank and tenure for 32 faculty members effective with the 2022-2023 academic year or the 2023 fiscal year beginning in July.


April 20, 2022
Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents Peer Review of Grant Proposals


April 18, 2022
SIU is looking for tutors for new statewide tutoring initiative to address learning loss
Christie McIntyre, director of the teacher education program, discusses a statewide collaboration involving SIU Carbondale and SIU Edwardsville along with other universities and school districts in Illinois to tutor students impacted by the pandemic.


April 12, 2022
Join the fun at SIU’s 47th Great Cardboard Boat Regatta on April 23 - Christi Mathis
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Will the cardboard watercraft navigate the course to the finish line across the lake or will it sink, perhaps in dramatic fashion? There’s only one way to find out and that’s by attending the 47th Great Cardboard Boat Regatta at Southern Illinois University Carbondale on April 23.


April 12, 2022
Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents Grant Proposal Submission


April 07, 2022
University adjusts spring commencement exercises
SIU Carbondale has changed spring 2022 commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 7. There will now be two, rather than three, commencement ceremonies at Banterra Center that day. Commencement for the SIU School of Law will still be on Friday, May 6, in Shryock Auditorium.


April 07, 2022
NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson will speak at SIU Monday
Diversity Equity and Inclusion Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP since 2017, will discuss “Leading the Fight for Justice, Equity and Equality” on Monday, April 11. He will speak from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Student Center Ballrooms, with a meet and greet to follow from 4 to 5 p.m.


April 06, 2022
Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents Pseudo-science in Education: A Discussion


April 01, 2022
Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents The Role of Mentoring in Pursuing Grants


March 31, 2022
SIU celebrating Earth Month in April
Planting trees The university will celebrate Earth Month in April with a variety of special events, culminating in the annual Sustainability Awards Ceremony on Earth Day, April 22.


March 28, 2022
International Festival is April 4-8
International students The university's International Festival 2022, set for April 4-8, celebrates “One Voice, One People," and is a time to highlight the diversity, inclusivity and multicultural impact and influence of SIU and its people.


March 22, 2022
Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents The Workforce Skills Gap in the Illinois Manufacturing Industry


March 15, 2022
Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents Budget and Justification


March 14, 2022
Shannon Schroeder joined the School of Education on March 1 as the new Recruitment and Retention Coordinator!
Shannon Schroeder


March 14, 2022
Dr. Christie McIntyre receives award!
Dr. Christie McIntyre


March 10, 2022
Saluki Step Ahead agreements continue to build
SIU System President Dan Mahony, St. Louis Community College Chancellor Jeff L. Pittman and SIU Carbondale Chancellor Austin A. Lane SIU Carbondale continues to strengthen its commitment to students in St. Louis, the Metro East and Chicago with Saluki Step Ahead agreements with St. Louis Community College, Southwestern Illinois College and City Colleges of Chicago.


March 08, 2022
Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents Budget and Justification


March 03, 2022
Day of Giving nets over $3.5M
Press conference The SIU Day of Giving reached new heights this year by raising over $3.5 million from more than 2,400 donations in 24 hours. In its sixth year, the 24-hour online fundraiser received more than 2,400 donations and set numerous records. In its six years of existence, the Day of Giving has brought in more than $10 million.


March 03, 2022
Registration open for 2022 SIU Conference on Women on March 18
Registration is open for Advocates and Allies: The 2022 SIU Conference on Women, set for March 18, and hosted by Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


February 28, 2022
Alumni Spotlight: Amber George
Amber George


February 22, 2022
International Women’s Month
International Women’s Day/Month. SIU System Events: A world that is diverse, equitable, just, and inclusive


February 22, 2022
Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents Preparing a Proposal


February 17, 2022
SIU open house set for Feb. 21
Undergraduate Admissions will hold a free open house from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 21 for Salukis who will be new to SIU in fall 2022 or later and their families. The event will be based at the Student Center and will include a student panel, campus tours, housing tours, academic showcases and a resource fair. University leaders, faculty and staff will be on site to answer any questions. For a schedule of activities, visit the admissions website.


February 15, 2022
Southern Illinois University Carbondale School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents Publishing as a Student


February 14, 2022
Free transfer student applications available through Feb. 21
Transfer students Prospective transfer students can apply to SIU Carbondale for free through Feb. 21 and be eligible for competitive scholarships. Students with 12 or more college credit hours earned after their high school graduation may use the code TRANSFER22 when applying. Students can access the application at admissions.siu.edu/apply.


February 14, 2022
SIU Carbondale spring commencement exercises set
Spring commencement Ceremonies for spring 2022 commencement on May 6-7 are set. There is no ticketing for guests, and guest seating is on a first-come, first-served basis. All of the ceremonies, except for the SIU School of Law ceremony in Shryock Auditorium, will take place in Banterra Center. Ceremonies will be compliant with campus and state pandemic safety protocols in place at the time.


February 09, 2022
SIU Carbondale School of Education Research Workshop Series Presents: Finding Funding Opportunities


February 01, 2022
SIU Carbondale School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents: Beyond Rubrics: Continuums


January 25, 2022
SIU Carbondale, School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents: Envisioning Your Proposed Project


January 18, 2022
SIU Carbondale, School of Education Research Symposium Series Presents: Student Research and Creative Activity


January 14, 2022
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Social Justice (DEISJ) Fellowship Program
Graduate students in class In light of the diversity, equity and inclusion challenges in the nation and the world, this fellowship opportunity in the School of Education at Southern Illinois University prepares scholars to address structural inequalities in educational settings.


January 13, 2022
SIU Day Of Giving, March 2, 2022


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