Category: Human Interest

Lobby Day 2012

Lobby Day 2012

Last Tuesday, February 21, 35 students, led by Gerald O’Brien, professor of social work, from the SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences Department of Social Work, embarked on an annual pilgrimage to Springfield, Ill. The trip to the state’s capital was for “Lobby Day,” an annual event where social work students are challenged to learn […]

Stellar Profile of Denise Donley

Stellar Profile of Denise Donley

“The STELLAR … program is designed to recognize, honor, and develop some of the star student achievers of our College. Our CAS STELLAR students will receive special recognition and support from the College to help them achieve their full potential in their academic program and beyond,” according to the STELLAR website. Nominations are not necessarily predicated […]

Stellar Profile of Jenna Schneider

Stellar Profile of Jenna Schneider

“The STELLAR … program is designed to recognize, honor, and develop some of the star student achievers of our College. Our CAS STELLAR students will receive special recognition and support from the College to help them achieve their full potential in their academic program and beyond,” according to the STELLAR website. Nominations are not necessarily predicated […]

"Art Happens" exhibit, art by art therapists

“Art Happens” exhibit, art by art therapists

An exhibit featuring the works of the Art Therapy Counseling program was in the Morris University Center Art Gallery the first week of April 2011.  The exhibit was entitled “Art Happens.”  The artwork  “was an opportunity for art therapy students to display their creative work while also defining art therapy counseling for the larger SIUE community.”
This […]

Strangers in a strange land

Strangers in a strange land

Thousands of miles away from home is not how any student wants to spend the holidays. Yet, across the nation, international students are often left in the United States. They usually cannot afford to travel home to see their families. Mehrdad Shadmehr, a graduate student in the chemistry program from Iran, originally felt […]

Mass Comm Major “Goes Pro”

Mass Comm Major “Goes Pro”

No job in the Mass Communications field is easy to get, but one of the most fiercely competitive career paths in the field is that of the broadcast sports journalist. Thousands of graduates across the nation will vie for a handful of jobs, most in very small markets for very little pay. Getting a resume […]

‘Style, politics, and black women at SIUE’ highlights Black fashion and culture

‘Style, politics, and black women at SIUE’ highlights Black fashion and culture

‘Style, politics, and black women at SIUE,’ a project initiated by SIUE’s Black Studies Program, hosted a “mixed media” exhibit Oct. 26-27 to address style issues and the politics of fashion as they relate to black women at SIUE.
Photo provided by Howard Rambsy.
The exhibit, which was displayed in the Eugene B. Redmond Reading Room at […]

SIUE ranks high for its diversity efforts

SIUE ranks high for its diversity efforts

Last month, during the 11th Annual Meeting of Minority Access, SIUE’s continued commitment to fostering a diverse campus was honored via an accolade from the organization.
(L-R) Paul W. Ferguson, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs; Isaac Blankson, chair of the Department of Speech Communication and assistant to the dean for diversity and internationalization initiatives; […]

Expressionist Art Show in ‘Second Life’ ... surreal!

Expressionist Art Show in ‘Second Life’ … surreal!

Expressionistic art from SIUE students is on display, but not in this world. To see it, you must go into Second Life, more of a virtual universe than a game because there are no rules or objectives. There are just tools for 3D rendering that were turned over to the people who occupy the space with their avatars.
The […]

And the Emmy goes to... SIUE

And the Emmy goes to… SIUE

Three former SIUE students, Alex Trepka, Preston Gibson and Brent Roth, took home an Emmy Award at the 2010 Emmy Mid-America Awards in St. Louis on October 9.
The alumni, who were accompanied by Cory Byers, instructor of mass communication, received the Emmy in the category of Student Production-Non-News Program for their work “Academic Integrity.” The group, […]

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