Category: General CAS Stories

SIUE 'student-centered' community drew in CAS adviser

SIUE ‘student-centered’ community drew in CAS adviser

SIUE’s student-centered community was the most attractive reason for Brandon Guthrie to join the College of Arts and Sciences advising department this year.
Brandon Guthrie is the newest College of Arts and Sciences adviser. Photo by Manuel Poch.
“One of the things that stood out of SIUE was what I read in the mission statement and [it] […]

Lopinot brings student affairs experience to CAS advising

Lopinot brings student affairs experience to CAS advising

College of Arts and Sciences academic adviser Andrew Lopinot has always worked closely with student affairs before joining SIUE in July.
“I didn’t have specific advising experience, but I’m coming in having student affairs experience and knowing how to interact with students and parents,” Lopinot said. “Being able to balance the conversation between parents and students […]

 Vision cast, accomplishments highlighted at 2014 CAS Fall Meeting

Vision cast, accomplishments highlighted at 2014 CAS Fall Meeting

Academic leaders shared their vision, highlighted accomplishments and announced new faculty and staff members at the 2014 College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) fall meeting.
Dean of the College or Arts and Sciences Aldemaro Romero addresses faculty and staff during the 2014 fall meeting. Photo courtesy of Cathey.
The meeting, held Friday at the Morris University Center, […]

PLL celebrates 50 years of publication

PLL celebrates 50 years of publication

Papers on Language and Literature (PLL), SIUE’s scholarly journal, will commemorate 50 years of publication with a double issue due out this fall.
Papers on Language and Literature, SIUE's academic literary journal, will honor its 50th year of publication with a double issue in fall 2014. Photo courtesy of Helena Gurfinkel
Helena Gurfinkel, PLL editor and English […]

Romero's work with former students published in environmental history anthology

Romero’s work with former students published in environmental history anthology

Aldemaro Romero, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, and five of his former students are featured in “Animals,” the most recent work of the “Themes in Environmental History” series published by The White Horse Press.
Aldemaro Romero, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, is featured in the "Themes in Environmental History" anthology […]

Merritt discusses privacy during Internet Age for Mass Comm Week

Merritt discusses privacy during Internet Age for Mass Comm Week

Pictured above are a handful of the faculty, students and attendees who listened to Tom Merritt (third from left) present about privacy invasion. Merritt is an award-winning podcaster from Los Angeles who served as Mass Comm Week keynote speaker. Photo by Theresa San Luis

Award-winning podcaster Tom Merritt explored the notion that privacy is “declared dead” […]

CAS Colloquium: Panel addresses how humanities majors can find career niche

CAS Colloquium: Panel addresses how humanities majors can find career niche

Librarian Lora Smallman organized a panel discussion consisting of faculty, students and alumni who addressed how to find career paths following humanities studies. They shared their journeys as part of the College of Arts and Sciences Colloquium Series. Photo provided by Smallman
A panel of faculty, students and alumni addressed students during their discussion, “On the […]

Tunca presents music app test during Cellobration weekend

Tunca presents music app test during Cellobration weekend

Cellist and professor Ozan Tunca traveled from Turkey to present his Musical Talent iOS App as part of Cellobration weekend. He developed the app in 2010 to test musicians and prospective students for aural abilities. Photo courtesy of Tunca.
As part of Cellobration weekend, music professor Marta Simidtchieva brought Turkish cello professor Ozan Tunca on campus […]

CAS graduation rates, student credit hours reach 'historical' highs

CAS graduation rates, student credit hours reach ‘historical’ highs

As university funding becomes tied to graduation rates, the College of Arts and Sciences’ (CAS) graduation rates have reached historical highs, according to Dean Aldemaro Romero.
CAS graduation rates and student credit hours have reached historical highs, according to CAS Dean Aldemaro Romero. Graphic courtesy of Romero
The 2013 graduation numbers for undergraduates and graduates reached 921 […]

CAS Colloquium: Kerber details early dance program history started by core group of ‘dedicated’ individuals

CAS Colloquium: Kerber details early dance program history started by core group of ‘dedicated’ individuals

University archivist and special collections librarian Steve Kerber presented his research on the SIUE dance program's early history during the College of Arts and Sciences Colloquium. Photo provided by Theresa San Luis.
During the 10th College of Arts and Sciences Colloquium, university archivist and special collections librarian Steve Kerber presented the dance program’s early history.
Kerber said […]

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