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Honorary degree recipient reflects on time at SIU

By Cory Ray, @coryray_DE

February 7, 2016

Filed under Campus, News

When Donald Beggs came to SIU as a student, he never imagined he would lead the university as interim chancellor from the same building his mother lived in when she was a student.And at the May commencement, Beggs, who served...

Education’s relationship to riches remains unclear

By Sam Beard, @SamBeard_DE

October 6, 2015

Filed under News

In the last 10 years, the amount of student debt in America has ballooned from $250 billion to more than $1.2 trillion dollars, according to Forbes.Unfortunately, even if every young person in America was provided free higher e...

SIU represented at summer White House workshop

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

July 29, 2015

Filed under News

SIU’s associate director of the Center for Workforce Development, Jeanne Kitchens, attended a White House Inter-Agency Policy Workshop in Washington D.C. in May held at the Eisenhower Administration Building right next to th...

New interim dean fills shoes at School of Education

By Chase Myers, @chasemyers_DE

June 30, 2015

Filed under News

Lyle J. White, professor and counselor education coordinator in the College of Education and Human Services, has been named interim dean for the school effective July 1. White will serve from six months to a year depending on...

Inmate literacy lessens reincarceration, group says

By Jessica Brown, @BrownJessicaJ

March 16, 2015

Filed under City, News

Fifty-one percent of Illinois inmates have been previously incarcerated.Barbara Kessell, a founder of a volunteer organization known as 3R’s, or Reading Reduces Recidivism, said inmates reoffend because of the absence of literacy and ...

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