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Philosophy’ Fields Dubbed Distinguished Research Professor

Philosophy’ Fields Dubbed Distinguished Research Professor

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Gregory Fields, PhD, professor in the College of Arts and Sciences’ Department of Philosophy, has joined a prestigious group of tenured faculty members, achieving the University’s highest academic rank of Distinguished Research Professor.

The distinction is awarded in recognition of significant contributions to research and creative activities. Fields is an active teacher-scholar whose […]

A Message from the Dean

A Message from the Dean

Welcome to the April edition of This Month in CAS!  The end of the academic year becomes hectic for so many of us, and this is certainly true for the dean’s office, so my apologies for this tardy publication of April’s TMIC.
Our faculty have, once again, received recognition of their excellence with some of SIUE’s […]

“The Great Divide” Concludes Dance and Theater Season

“The Great Divide” Concludes Dance and Theater Season

SIUE’s Department of Theater and Dance offers its final production of the 2017-2018 academic school year with the thought-provoking play; “The Great Divide: A Workshop Production”.

The Great Divide: A Workshop Production is a new play based on real events as scripted by E. M. Lewis, an award-winning playwright and librettist. On explaining her inspiration for the work, Lewis says, “On January 2, 2016, an […]

Sociology's Weissinger Named SIUE Teaching Excellence Award Winner

Sociology’s Weissinger Named SIUE Teaching Excellence Award Winner

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Office of the Provost announced that Sandra Weissinger, PhD, is the recipient of the annual Teaching Excellence Award for tenure-track faculty. It is the most prestigious teaching award for an SIUE faculty member. Three additional faculty members were saluted for their teaching skills and accomplishments with Teaching Distinction Awards, and […]

Geography’ Hildebrandt Selected to Fullbright Roster

Geography’ Hildebrandt Selected to Fullbright Roster

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Mark Hildebrandt, PhD, associate professor of geography in the College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) has been selected as a candidate to the prestigious Fulbright Specialist roster of the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, and the Institute of International Education’s Council. For International Exchange of Scholars.
Dr. […]

ACS’ Seniors' “Grow the Gardens” Leaves Lasting Legacy at SIUE

ACS’ Seniors’ “Grow the Gardens” Leaves Lasting Legacy at SIUE

A team of four SIUE Applied Communication Studies undergraduates pursuing their senior assignment project in public relations helped coordinate the Grow the Gardens event. The students are Alyssa Almasalmeh, of Creve Coeur, Mo., Luke Jansen, of Effingham, Ethan Massey, of Marine, and Matthew Zahn, of Belleville. The team was coordinated by Sorin Nastasia, PhD, associate […]

CAS Strategic Planning - Update April 2018

CAS Strategic Planning – Update April 2018

The CAS Strategic Planning Committee has worked diligently over the last month to process the wonderful input from faculty, staff, students, and alumni.   The committee developed summary statements of the survey feedback and highlighted five key goals that captured much of the feedback.
The committee is developing action steps within each goal area that will move […]

CAS Strategic Planning March 2018

CAS Strategic Planning March 2018

“The CAS Strategic Planning Committee extends its thanks to the many faculty, staff, students, and alumni who participated in the recent surveys.  The committee received a lot of thoughtful and sincere feedback, and is continuing work on collating and analyzing responses.    The next step for the committee is to incorporate the data into actionable […]

A Message from the Dean

A Message from the Dean

Welcome to the February edition of This Month in CAS (TMIC). While the weather has been as variable as I can ever remember, the outstanding quality of the faculty, staff, and students of CAS remains constant through it all!
One of the true highlights of the month is our inaugural Lincoln Memorial Lecture. The Department of […]

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 […]

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