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Former astronaut, previous chancellor join list of SIUC commencement speakers

By Evan Jones and Anna Spoerre, Daily Egyptian

May 10, 2016

Filed under Campus, City, News

Joan Higginbotham will speak at the 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. commencement ceremonies Friday.Higginbotham, a 1987 SIU graduate from Chicago, is the third African-American woman to take a shuttle into space. "My career plan origina...

Two SIU colleges collaborate for new online degree

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

December 1, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

A new master of business administration concentration with a focus in agriculture will make its way online next fall.The program — known as Agribusiness Economics — is a result of the College of Business and College of Agricultural Sc...

School of Accountancy gets down to business with budget cuts

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

November 23, 2015

Filed under Campus, News

Accounting is counting on old and new professors to take over courses because of short-staffing and budget cuts.This year, the College of Business experienced a $350,000 budget cut, or 3.6 percent of its overall budget — the larg...

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