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SIU Carbondale to start new nursing program, replaces SIUE’s Carbondale program

SIU Carbondale to start new nursing program, replaces SIUE’s Carbondale program

By Staff Report, News Desk

February 27, 2019


Filed under News Briefs, Showcase

SIU Carbondale has officially declared its intent to start a nursing program at the Carbondale campus to the Illinois Board of Higher Education.

USG supports retention programming, approves two RSOs

USG supports retention programming, approves two RSOs

By Kallie Cox, Staff Reporter

February 20, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

Toussaint Mitchell, USG president, said the organization would focus on retention for the rest of the semester and programs like the First Scholars Program are important to in that effort.

Indivisible Carbondale protests wall, calls on Mike Bost to support HR 1 proposal

Indivisible Carbondale protests wall, calls on Mike Bost to support HR 1 proposal

By Emily Cooper, Staff Reporter

February 19, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, News Briefs

Nearly 11 protestors gathered outside Representative Mike Bost’s Main Street office Monday calling for Bost to support the HR 1 proposal and stop supporting President Trump.

Daily Egyptian staff brings home 22 Illinois College Press Association awards

Daily Egyptian staff brings home 22 Illinois College Press Association awards

By Staff Report, News Desk

February 16, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

The Daily Egyptian staff earned 22 awards at the annual Illinois College Press Association conference Saturday.

SIU offers single rooms for price of doubles, plans to reopen Neely and Mae Smith

SIU offers single rooms for price of doubles, plans to reopen Neely and Mae Smith

By Staff Report, News Desk

February 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

SIU Housing announced they will be offering all students living in University Housing residence halls the option to live on their own, for no additional cost, according to an email sent to students Thursday.

Gilbert elected as SIU Board of Trustees chair, replaces Sholar

Gilbert elected as SIU Board of Trustees chair, replaces Sholar

By Staff Report, News Desk

February 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

The SIU Board of Trustees elected J. Phil Gilbert to serve as the board chair for the 2019-2020 year, replacing Alton-based lawyer Amy Sholar.

Kill appointed permanent athletic director, special assistant to the chancellor

Kill appointed permanent athletic director, special assistant to the chancellor

By Staff Report, News Desk

February 14, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs, Sports

"We are grateful for Coach Kill's strong leadership and effective management of Intercollegiate Athletics and his continued role in working on enrollment and outreach for the SIU Carbondale campus," said John M. Dunn, interim chancellor.

Driver rescued from floodwaters by good samaritans

Driver rescued from floodwaters by good samaritans

By Brandi Courtois, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, News Briefs

Two men rescued an unresponsive driver from floodwaters Monday morning, according to a press release from the Jackson County Sheriff’s Office.

City Hall to host photoshoot for SIU 150, Day of Giving

City Hall to host photoshoot for SIU 150, Day of Giving

By Bethany Rentfro, Contributing Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, News Briefs

“SIU has always had a strong connection with the city of Carbondale and this event will connect alumni as well as community members,” said Rebecca Renshaw, SIU Associate Director for Community Development.

New agreement with Kaskaskia College will make transfers to SIU easier

New agreement with Kaskaskia College will make transfers to SIU easier

By Brandi Courtois, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

“SIU Carbondale is very pleased to be partnering with Kaskaskia College on these new agreements,” Jennifer DeHaemers, associate chancellor of enrollment management, said. “This partnership, which provides another pathway to career readiness and advancement, is really important to both institutions as well as the students.”

Bill introduced in statehouse sets aside $50 million to build SIU campus in downtown Springfield

Bill introduced in statehouse sets aside $50 million to build SIU campus in downtown Springfield

By Rana Schenke, News Desk Editor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News, News Briefs

Senator Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill, introduced legislation Wednesday afternoon that would set aside $50 million for SIU to establish a satellite campus and public policy center in downtown Springfield.

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