Student summit celebrates Wilderness Act

The fourth annual student summit for the Association of Experiential Education celebrated the 50th anniversary of the 1964 Wilderness Act at Touch of Nature Environmental Center during the weekend. Students from 15 universities, interested in ... Continue Reading →

University president to retire after 40 years at SIU

At the end of next June, university President Glenn Poshard will retire after eight and a half years at the helm. Poshard announced his plans to retire Thursday at the SIU Board of Trustees retreat at Touch of Nature in Makanda. Poshard, along with other ... Continue Reading →

Board of Trustees seeks progress at retreat

  The Wednesday morning Board of Trustees meeting was a little less business than usual. Trustees met at Touch of Nature in Makanda for the first day of a two-day retreat. Board members discussed business matters, such as the roles and responsibilities ... Continue Reading →

Disabled hunters let loose at environmental center

David Oost is a hunter with multiple sclerosis who has essentially lost the ability to hunt because of his disease’s effects. However, David and others like him had the chance to get back in the game this weekend with the help of some southern Illinois ... Continue Reading →

Recognition week highlights students, offers opportunities

More than a quarter of the university’s students are getting extra attention this week. National Adult Student Recognition Week is an event held on college campuses countrywide started by the Association of Non-Traditional Students of Higher Education. ... Continue Reading →
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