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SIUE examines approach to unionization

By Kelsey Landis, The Telegraph, Alton, Ill.

March 31, 2016

Filed under Uncategorized

Seasoned union specialists from Carbondale brought words of wisdom – and caution – to faculty at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville during an informational meeting between the two groups Wednesday.Representatives from sis...

MAP grant students react to possibly paying back their grant

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

March 30, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

Joshua Bowens works more than 60 hours a week — sometimes only getting a few hours of sleep between classes — and if he has to pay back his MAP grant money, he may have to take on more. Bowens could be another victim of the...

Water treatment training program could be cut

By Kelsey Landis, The Alton Telegraph

March 24, 2016

Filed under News

A university water-system operator training program is on the chopping block due to a lack of federal student loan money and state funding, even as headlines about the disastrous effects of negligent water system operators contin...

Board discusses MAP payback, future of towers, budget impasse ahead of Thursday meeting

By Evan Jones, @EvanJones_DE

March 23, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

The SIU Board of Trustees heard presentations Wednesday morning ranging from potential tuition hikes to proposals for new dorms on the east side of Carbondale's campus.Here's what the nine trustees discussed during the e...

Centerstone closes Big Brothers Big Sisters, consolidates offices

By Tyler Crotzer, @TylerCrotzer_DE

March 17, 2016

Filed under News

Young Southern Illinoisans in need of critical mentoring services lost one more outlet because of the state's budget issues.Centerstone, which also provides developmental and therapeutic services, canceled mentoring services last month to...

Lawmaker recess drawing fire from GOP delegation

By Jacksonville Journal-Courier, Ill.

March 17, 2016

Filed under News

Jacksonville state representative C.D. Davidsmeyer joined others Wednesday to send a message to fellow lawmakers: Get back to work.The Legislature is in the middle of a month-long break, although the state is entering its ninth mon...

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