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College of Education receives national honors

By Matt Daray

April 12, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Three College of Education and Human Services teaching programs have earned national recognition, and one has been cited as a model for other school programs.The National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education awarded...

USG candidates in debate for upcoming election

By Matt Daray

April 10, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Candidates for president and vice president of Undergraduate Student Government debated who was more qualified for the position Monday at the Student Center.Jeff Rusin, a freshman from Schaumburg studying business administratio...

Event raises awareness of rape, sexual assault

By Matt Daray

April 5, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Students who walked through the Faner Breezeway Tuesday had the opportunity to learn more about sexual assaults and rapes on campus, and how to prevent them.The “We Demand A Rape Free Campus” event brought these issues to ...

Administration says tuition increase is needed

By Matt Daray

March 28, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Although the SIU Board of Trustees has only considered an increase in tuition and fees so far, some university leaders say it is necessary.The board looked at raising tuition 4.8 percent along with other student fees during a board meeting...

SIUC exchanges with University of Botswana

By Matt Daray

March 25, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

The university can expect exchange students from Botswana in the near future, as a result of an ongoing collaboration with the University of Botswana.SIU signed an agreement with the University of Botswana at the beginning of M...

SIU architects design new tomorrow for Harrisburg

By Matt Daray

March 21, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

With the help of SIU architecture teachers and students, Harrisburg is now rebuilding after a tornado hit the town Feb 29.Students gained real world experience by helping design buildings for families affected by the EF4 tornad...

Renowned female journalist talks war reporting

By Matt Daray

March 5, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Telling stories is what Jackie Spinner loves to do.Spinner, a renowned journalist and SIU alumna, told her own story Monday at the Morris Library Auditorium in celebration of Women’s History Month.While she spoke of her time ...

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