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Express advising to begin this semester

Express advising to begin this semester

Students with at least 75 credit hours and a 2.5 GPA will be able to take part in express advising, according to Brian Hinterscher, CAS undergraduate advising coordinator.
To qualify for express advising, students should have met with their major advisor previously, according to Hinterscher, and should come into the express appointments knowing what classes they […]

artwork from CCAS annual meeting program

SIUE turns heads at CCAS Conference

October thirty first through November third the Council of Colleges of Arts and Sciences met for their annual conference. This meeting of deans from arts and sciences institutions focuses on advocacy for the liberal arts and sciences, as well as providing networking opportunities for participating institutions.
Dean Aldemaro Romero represented SIUE at the conference and was […]

SIUE's Great Teacher of 2012: Dr. David Kaplan

SIUE’s Great Teacher of 2012: Dr. David Kaplan

Dr. David Kaplan
Dr. David Kaplan, Associate Professor of Physics, was awarded the 2012 Great Teacher Award. The award, founded by the SIUE Alumni Association in 1970, acknowledges instructors who display exceptional teaching skills and who guide and inspire students to lead successful careers and lives.
Kaplan, in his passion for his content and for helping students, […]

France speaks on crusades, warfare

France speaks on crusades, warfare

Students at SIUE had the opportunity to see an accomplished historian on Friday, March 23. John France, professor of crusader, medieval, and military history at Swansea University, and currently guest lecturing at West Point Academy.
Katie Sjursen, assistant professor of historical studies, stated that France’s talk was co-sponsored by the departments of anthropology, English language and […]

Alison Reiheld: To Care is Human

Alison Reiheld: To Care is Human

February 16, 2012, Alison Reiheld, assistant professor from SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences Department of Philosophy, presented her lecture titled “To Care is Human: Just Caring For Caregivers Wherever They May Be.”
The presentation, part of the SIUE Women’s Studies Program lecture series, discussed the social difficulties faced by caregivers both domestically and abroad.
“Care giving […]

Hyphane by Annie Pennington

A New Face at Art Jewelry Magazine

Annie Pennington
Annie Pennington MFA, has been hired as the new Associate editor for Art Jewelry Magazine. Annie obtained her BFA in jewelry design from Pittsburg State University, and her MFA in metalsmithing from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.
Published by Kalmbach Publishing out of Waukesha Wisconsin, Art Jewelry Magazine is an instructional, “how to” Magazine for people […]

Women and men equal in Islam, says speaker

Women and men equal in Islam, says speaker

“I faced some differences in my identity as a Muslim and as a typical teenager in the United States,” said Amira Alhiyari, senior Math major at University of Missouri-St. Louis. “I learned in time to balance both — practice my Islam and not lose my identity as an American.”
Alhiyari and a half-dozen other Islamic women […]

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 […]

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