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CAS Strategic Planning Spring 2018 Semester

CAS Strategic Planning Spring 2018 Semester

 In the Fall semester, Dean Budzban convened a committee to help CAS develop a new strategic plan.  He asked Jen Rehg, incoming Associate Dean, to chair the committee.  The committee has a good mix of disciplines, faculty, staff, and alumni.
The committee members are:
Cristina DeMeo, Chemistry
Richard Fry, Philosophy
Brandon Guthrie, CAS Advising
Andy Magee, alum
Jen Rehg, committee chair […]

Tiana Clark Joins SIUE faculty for MFA in Creative Writing

Tiana Clark Joins SIUE faculty for MFA in Creative Writing

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has added poet Tiana Clark to its faculty as it introduces a master’s of fine arts in creative writing beginning Fall 2018. The MFA in creative writing is offered by the Department of English Language and Literature in SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences.
Clark is currently the 2017-2018 Jay C. and […]

The Department of English awarded NEH Access Grant

The Department of English awarded NEH Access Grant

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded Southern Illinois University Edwardsville a two-year $100,000 Humanities Access Grant for the creation of an interdisciplinary curriculum focused on digital storytelling. By building digital narratives about what it means to be a child, a teenager, and an adult, the project will create a conversation about how […]

SIUE alumni select Glassman for 2017 Great Teacher Award

SIUE alumni select Glassman for 2017 Great Teacher Award

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Alumni Association has selected Jack Glassman, PhD, as its 2017 Great Teacher Award recipient.

The New York City native is a physics professor in the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences (CAS). Glassman is the 47th SIUE faculty member to receive the honor since its inception in 1970.
Glassman will receive a […]

Historical Studies’ Stacy receives Going Award for research on “Spoon River”

Historical Studies’ Stacy receives Going Award for research on “Spoon River”

Research on the history of the myth of Main Street America has earned Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jason Stacy, PhD, the University’s 2017 William and Margaret Going Endowed Professorship Award.
Masters’ book of poems paints a picture of small town America that is both nostalgic and ambivalent. It was greeted with such enthusiasm that it sold 80,000 […]

12th annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference features; “The Human Project”.

12th annual Undergraduate Philosophy Conference features; “The Human Project”.

The Department of Philosophy and in conjunction with the Lyceum (the Student Philosophy Club), host a colloquium for undergraduate students to share in philosophical dialogue at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. A general call for papers is circulated inviting students to submit papers they have written on any topic of philosophical interest for presentation. In conjunction […]

SIUE College of Arts & Sciences all set for 2nd annual Explore CAS Day 2017

SIUE College of Arts & Sciences all set for 2nd annual Explore CAS Day 2017

 
SIUE College of Arts & Sciences are gearing up for the 2nd annual Explore CAS Day on campus. The event allows for families and potential students to interact with the various organizations that build the CAS. Additionally, Explore Day offered a more hands on approach through demonstrations in the science laboratories. SIUE offer 5 different […]

Integrated Studies focuses on Leadership in new online degree

Integrated Studies focuses on Leadership in new online degree

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is introducing a completely online degree completion program in integrative studies with a focus on leadership in organizations. It is geared toward non-traditional students, primarily working adults and is available for fall 2017.
“This flexible program is designed to help adult learners return to college to complete their degrees,” said Denise Cobb, […]

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, […]

Welcome to the This Month in CAS correspondent

Welcome to the This Month in CAS correspondent

Mass Communications Master’s student Miles Davis will be reporting on behalf of the College of Arts and Sciences for the Fall 2016 and Spring 2017 semesters. During his undergraduate studies, Miles was a double major in History and Philosophy. During that time, he studied abroad at Bogazici University in Istanbul, Turkey for three semesters. Following […]

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