Category: General CAS Stories

Targeted Funding Initiative gives back

Targeted Funding Initiative gives back

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dr. Gregory Budzban has shed light on the Targeted Funding Initiative (TFI). Dean Budzban began the TFI in FY 16 and has expanded its reaches for FY 17.
The TFI uses revenue from the Winter Session and additional funding from the Dean’s office to support innovative ideas […]

Explore CAS debuts at SIUE

Explore CAS debuts at SIUE

Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) Dr. Gregory Budzban has examined the debut of Explore CAS Day. Explore Day was the first incarnation of such an event for the CAS.
When looking at the overall results for Explore CAS Day, Dean Budzban says the event turned out well. The event, which featured alumni, […]

A message from the Dean

A message from the Dean

Welcome to another edition of This Month in CAS! As usual, there are many initiatives that are ongoing in the College, and this month’s edition details some of them.
 
Diversity and Inclusion are ideas that must be central to who we are as an institution.  The Office of the Provost is directing a number of initiatives […]

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

New CAS student senators hope to connect with classmates this fall

SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences student senators believe changes in the student government structure will give better representation to CAS students next fall.
Cody Osborne
Landon Montgomery
Haley Schlecht
Students were elected by direct vote from students enrolled in each college on candidates who were also enrolled in their respective colleges. This year’s CAS representatives are sophomore Cody […]

Glennon shares expertise on U.S. water sustainability and policy issues to SIUE audience

Glennon shares expertise on U.S. water sustainability and policy issues to SIUE audience

According to author Robert Glennon on recent water shortages, “Sometimes we humans have an infinite capacity to deny reality.”
Glennon’s knowledge of water sustainability prompted many to approach him afterward with more questions and followup. Photo by Theresa San Luis.
Arts & Issues and the Greater St. Louis Humanities Festival presented Glennon, who wrote “Unquenchable: America’s Water […]

Stellar Student: Carolyn Neunuebel

Stellar Student: Carolyn Neunuebel

Student STELLAR Awardee Carolyn Neunuebel likes to branch out creatively, through music, linguistics and traveling abroad.
Carolyn Neunuebel, studyiing abroad in Shanghai is a STELLAR Student at SIUE. Photo courtesy of Neunuebel.
Her decision to attend SIUE she summarized in one word—value—to provide for these outlets.
“I came to SIUE after already attending school at two other establishments: […]

Hansen to serve as the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Hansen to serve as the Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

Former Dean of Graduate Studies and Research and history professor Stephen Hansen will serve as Interim Dean until Aug. 2015 when a faculty search committee reviews and identifies applicants for the dean’s position on a continuing basis.
Interim Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences Stephen Hansen. Photo courtesy of Howard Ash
Hansen came to SIUE […]

STELLAR Student profile: Alexandra Taitt

STELLAR Student profile: Alexandra Taitt

When Alexandra Taitt began her college career at SIUE, she knew she wanted to major in anthropology.
Alexandra Taitt was named to the STELLAR Student award list for 2014. Photo courtesy of Taitt
She was named to the 2014 STELLAR Student award list, and said she felt honored.
Taitt said she would not be where she is today […]

Friends, students and lovers of Jazz gather at Lovejoy Library, hear Crenshaw discuss his photography

Friends, students and lovers of Jazz gather at Lovejoy Library, hear Crenshaw discuss his photography

Celebrating the 40th anniversary of The National Ragtime and Jazz Archive at SIUE, photographer Roscoe Crenshaw presented at Lovejoy Library. Photo courtesy of Wells.
Nestled in the corner of Lovejoy Library were jazz lovers, students and experts in the craft engaging in discussion with photographer, Roscoe Crenshaw.
Crenshaw, a St. Louis photographer of jazz musicians, was invited by […]

   STELLAR Student profile: Ryan Jouett

STELLAR Student profile: Ryan Jouett

Senior Ryan Jouett hopes to help people better their lives as a probation officer someday. Photo courtesy of Jouett,
Senior sociology and criminal justice major, Ryan Jouett, said he believes most or many people who commit crimes deserve a second chance.
He attests that to being one of the reasons he is pursuing a career as a […]

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