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Employees question vehicle relocation

By Riley Swinford

August 22, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

A recent decision to move university-owned vehicles from Lincoln Drive to a parking lot on the campus’ west edge has upset some university program employees.Forty-two parking spots were opened up after Chancellor Rita Cheng made...

Programs smooth out transfer student transition

By Karsten Burgstahler

August 21, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

As students attend their first week of classes, two campus programs are working to assist new and transfer students in their transition to campus.Whether individuals need assistance through the admissions process or want to s...

Group caters to diversity

By Austin Flynn

August 19, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

Three pre-existing campus organizations have joined forces to create a new center aimed to raise cultural awareness among students, staff and faculty.The Center for Inclusive Excellence is an on-campus group that was created ov...

Engineering student dies of tumor complications

By Austin Flynn

August 14, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

A civil engineering student was surrounded by family members when he died of complications from a brain tumor Aug. 6 in Carbondale’s Memorial Hospital.James L. Barnett, a freshman from Jacksonville who studied civil engineering, wa...

Southern Regions receives funds for another year

By Austin Flynn

August 14, 2012

Filed under Campus, City, News

After a summer of uncertainty, 63 to 70 Non-Tenure Track employees at Southern Regions Early Childhood Program have received notification their jobs are safe for another school year.Lisa Browning, program coordinator for Southe...

Programs offered to keep students fit, healthy

By Tyler Moore

August 8, 2012

Filed under Campus, News

When students transition from high school to college, it can be a struggle to find time to exercise and maintain a healthy diet.Studies have shown that the freshman 15 is a problem amongst first-year college students because freshme...

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