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Disabled person or person with disabilities - breaking the barriers

Disabled person or person with disabilities – breaking the barriers

Unlearning behavior that is systemic and inherent in the system is no small feat.  Four speakers tackled the task this past week at SIUE.
The Philosophy Department hosted several speakers from SIUE and other organizations on Friday, February 25 in Peck Hall on the SIUE campus.  The talk, moderated by Alison Reiheld, assistant professor of philosophy […]

Neruda to host fundraising event for SIUE Wind Symphony

Neruda to host fundraising event for SIUE Wind Symphony

The SIUE Wind Symphony has been selected as the ONLY American university ensemble to perform for the World Association for Symphonic Bands and Ensembles in Chiayi City, Taiwan in July. Neruda, here in Edwardsville, is donating 15% of all its proceeds on the evening of January 19, 2011 to the SIUE Band Fund to assist with the trip […]

PRSSA lends a hand to the National Children’s Cancer Society

PRSSA lends a hand to the National Children’s Cancer Society

SIUE’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) presented a check for $350 to the National Children’s Cancer Society (NCCS) on December 6.
(L-R) Stacy Howard, instructor of speech communication; Marli Knipping; Jenny Stephens, NCCS representative; Kelly Mitchell; Alyssa Eason, president of PRSSA; Sarah Manfucci; Amy Curry; Lindy Noel; and Isaac Blankson, department […]

An overlooked cultural artifact exhibited

An overlooked cultural artifact exhibited

On Nov. 30,  the Black Studies Program hosted a audio-visual exhibit that highlighted an overlooked cultural artifact–the church fan.
The exhibit was created with the collaboration of Howard Rambsy, chair of black studies and associate professor of English language and literature, and the research of Candice Jackson, assistant professor of English language and literature.
“Professor of (English […]

Black studies takes African American poetry to charter school

Black studies takes African American poetry to charter school

The Black Studies Program continues to educate diverse audiences on the creative contributions of African Americans with its most recent project which took African American poetry to the SIUE East St. Louis Charter School.
Photo by Howard Rambsy.
On November 15, the Black Studies Program took its mixed media poetry exhibit to the charter school with the […]

Henderson represents PAPA at healthcare banquet

Henderson represents PAPA at healthcare banquet

Rochelle Henderson, assistant professor of public administration and policy analysis (PAPA), attended the 25th Anniversary Banquet of the Southern Illinois Healthcare Foundation (SIHF) as an invited guest.
For the department, having a faculty member attend such a significant event as a representative of the department is extremely beneficial.
“Her attendance at this event denotes the continuing relationship […]

Turkey Feast Settles Cracks in the Ceramic Psyche

Turkey Feast Settles Cracks in the Ceramic Psyche

The Art and Design building is open 24-7 because you just never know when art will happen. Art students are in there all the time. That’s why 34 years ago they started Turkey Feast — to give thanks for art, and to blow off a little steam because long hours can bring up some interpersonal […]

The 2010 chancellor's report to the university

The 2010 chancellor’s report to the university

On Oct. 28 Chancellor Vaughn Vandegrift made his report to the University, “Achieving National Recognition During the National Recession.”
He said that in the ongoing pursuit of national recognition by 2016, SIUE has increased the size of its incoming freshman class by 18 percent since 2005, making it the sixth largest of 12 institutions of higher […]

International faculty at SIUE

International faculty at SIUE

Broad range exposure to the world is the wish of every institution of higher education. When one looks around the College of Arts and Sciences at SIUE, one may not see how diverse the faculty is. The office of the dean of the College hopes to change  this.
Flags of the international faculty represented in SIUE's […]

SIUE’s MPA program aims for continuous quality improvement

SIUE’s MPA program aims for continuous quality improvement

T.R. Carr, professor of public administration and policy analysis and chair of that department, recently attended the NASPAA conference in Las Vegas.
From Sept. 30-Oct. 1, T. R. Carr, professor of public administration and policy analysis and chair of that department, attended the annual meeting of the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration […]

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