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2018 SIUE Homecoming Welcomes Alumni

21 September 2018, 4:25 PM

SIUE HomecomingSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville’s annual Homecoming celebration will take place Monday-Saturday, Sept. 24-29. The University will host a weeklong series of events for current students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members, beginning with the Homecoming Kickoff at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 24.

The week will feature Uber Eddie, a chalk mural contest, royalty voting booth, karaoke, Cosmic Cougar Bowling, the 17th annual Chili Cook-Off, a golf cart parade, Homecoming bonfire and...

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SBDC and International Trade Center at SIUE Recognize “Immigrants in Our Midst”

21 September 2018, 3:05 AM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s International Trade Center (ITC), Small Business Development Center, and College of Arts and Sciences (CAS), along with TheBANK of Edwardsville and additional partners will host a conference on Friday, Oct. 5: “Immigrants in Our Midst,” that focuses on how to better serve U.S. immigrants’ financial, legal and social needs. The event will take place from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. in SIUE’s Morris University Conference Center.

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Metro East SBDC Client Sly Hedgehog Productions Makes Home in Alton

18 September 2018, 9:25 AM

Sly Hedgehog Productions LogoIllinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville has been working with Sly Hedgehog Productions for over a year aiding in its growth and achievements in hosting interactive murder mysteries. Sly Hedgehog now has its own location in Alton in the Milton Schoolhouse.

Owners Libby Sykes and Jessica Napier agree that working with SBDC Director Jo Ann DiMaggio May has made the process of operating their business much more enjoyable. Mos...

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SIUE Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion Offers Support and Advocacy

17 September 2018, 8:25 AM

“The work of diversity and inclusion at its core is about making sure that every student enrolled at SIUE feels a sense of belonging, knowing that this is a place that’s safe for their growing, learning and development, and that’s our goal.”

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s new Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion (CSDI) is offering that safe space, along with support and advocacy for underrepresented students. It underscores the University&#8217...

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SIU Trustees Approve Schoenecker as SIUE School of Business Dean, Huffstutler as CIO

13 September 2018, 12:35 PM

School of Business Dean Tim SchoeneckerThe Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved Tim Schoenecker, PhD, as dean of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business, and Steve Huffstutler as associate vice chancellor for information technology and chief information officer (CIO) for the SIUE campus, during its regularly scheduled meeting on the Edwardsville campus.

An associate professor of management and marketing in the School, Schoenecker was named interim dean in May 2016, succeeding John Na...

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SDM’s Garcia Appears at Opioid Briefing on Capitol Hill

12 September 2018, 11:40 AM

Dr. Nathalia GarciaNathalia Garcia, DDS, MS, associate professor and section head of periodontics in the Department of Applied Dental Medicine at the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine appeared at a congressional briefing on July 19 hosted by the American Dental Education Association. The session examined how Title VII funding of the Public Health Services Act is critical to dental education in the fight against the opioid epidemic in rural areas.  

 “Rural Communities and...

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Metro East SBDC at SIUE and IRS Offer Tax Symposium on Sept. 19

11 September 2018, 8:35 AM

The Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is collaborating again this year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to offer a Tax Symposium from 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The continuous education credit (CEU) opportunity is designed for certified public accountants and bookkeepers to receive updated tax information. 

The IRS Tax Symposium in SIUE’s Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom offe...

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U.S. News Rates SIUE a Top 15 Midwest Regional Public University

11 September 2018, 8:15 AM

SIUE Campus Fall 2017U.S. News & World Report ranks Southern Illinois University Edwardsville among the best Regional Universities Midwest for the 15th consecutive year and among the top 15 public universities in that category. The listing is in the magazine’s “Best Colleges of 2019” issue that was released today.

SIUE was featured at number 72 in this year’s rankings of 165 Regional Universities Midwest. The University is 14th overall among public universities in that category. The U.S. New...

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SIUE Executive Education Offers Professional Development Workshops

31 August 2018, 8:25 AM

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business Executive Education program is offering professional development courses and workshops throughout fall 2018 and into spring 2019.

Fall 2018 Foundations of Project Management-PMP Prep

5 Fridays, Sept. 14, 21; Oct. 5, 12, and 19

8 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., SIUE Main Campus – Morris University Center

Learn the basics and best practices of project management and prepare for the PMP® certification.  Successful completion awar...

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SIUE Showcases Value of Organization Participation and Volunteerism

30 August 2018, 11:20 AM

(L-R) Sophomore Vernon Smith, freshman Karriem Muhammad, and sophomore Jeremiah Ratfliff gain information on Collegiate 100 president Braxton McCarroll.Ample opportunities to become involved and make a positive impact were presented to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students this week.

The annual Activities Fair, showcasing some of the University’s more than 300 organizations, was held on Aug. 27-28. The Volunteer Fair, held on Aug. 29, offered students a chance to discover how they can get involved with area nonprofits.

“The number one thing I tell people on campus is to get involved!” said Braxton McCarroll, a s...

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City of Highland Hosts Metro East SBDC on Sept. 18

30 August 2018, 8:20 AM

The City of Highland invites local and regional business owners and entrepreneurs to meet the staff of the Illinois Small Business Development Center for the Metro East (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville on Tuesday, Sept. 18 to participate in one-on-one counseling sessions. The event runs from 10 a.m.-noon, in the Highland City Hall at 1115 Broadway.

Metro East SBDC Director Jo Ann Di Maggio May finds these open house events to be an effective way to connect with the local busi...

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Popular SIUE Construction Leadership Institute 2019 Registration Opens

29 August 2018, 10:35 AM

 Success in the highly competitive building industry requires exceptional leadership, management and communication skills. The innovative Construction Leadership Institute (CLI) has packaged those skills into a convenient, accelerated nine-week program beginning Jan. 11, 2019 on the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville campus. SIUE is now accepting registrations for the 2019 session of this highly popular program. 

During the course of its 15-year history, CLI has seen many of it...

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SIUE Alumnus Ed Grady Supports School of Engineering with Major Contribution to State-of-the-Art Student Design Center and Scholarships

28 August 2018, 10:00 AM

SIUE School of Engineering alumnus Ed Grady.The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering’s (SOE) Student Design Center (SDC) will be filled with an entrepreneurial spirit as the center for engagement and creativity features the names of a distinguished alumnus, who has contributed a total of $1 million, and his two most inspiring educators.

Civil engineering alumnus Ed Grady ‘72 recognized how the SDC would raise the national profile of the School and the incredible impact it would make on students. He ...

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SIUE School of Business’s New Internship Coordinator to Benefit Students and Area Employers

27 August 2018, 9:05 AM

SIUE School of Business Internship Coordinator Amanda Russell. Internships are a powerful tool for building students’ professional skills and developing a talent pipeline for employers. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business’s new internship coordinator Amanda Russell is committed to utilizing that tool and adding value for all parties involved by connecting motivated students with organizations and employers.

Russell assumed the role of internship coordinator in August, bringing with her more than a decade of experience i...

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SIUE Ice Cream Social and Merchant Fair Feature Community and Camaraderie

22 August 2018, 4:15 PM

Hundreds of students packed Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Goshen Lounge in the Morris University Center on Wednesday, Aug. 22 for the annual Merchant’s Fair and Dairy Queen ice cream social.

SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook and City of Edwardsville Mayor Hal Patton participated in the event that demonstrated the strong relationship between SIUE and the surrounding community.

“Who’s ready for ice cream?” Pembrook asked the crowd of students. “Th...

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SIUE Campus Abuzz with Activity as Fall Classes Begin

20 August 2018, 4:30 PM

Cole Wendler, of Troy, happily accepts a cup of lemonade as he walks to class.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s campus was full of vibrant smiles and informational exchange on Monday, Aug. 20 as the fall 2018 semester got underway.

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, as well as faculty and staff from across campus served lemonade and offered words of encouragement to students passing to and from classes.

“I stepped out of class and was greeted with a cup of lemonade,” said transfer student Angela Manganelli, of Florissant. ...

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Metro East SBDC at SIUE and IRS Offer Tax Symposium on Sept. 19

20 August 2018, 2:40 PM

The Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is collaborating again this year with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to offer a Tax Symposium from 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 19. The continuous education credit (CEU) opportunity is designed for certified public accountants and bookkeepers to receive updated tax information. 

The IRS Tax Symposium in SIUE’s Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom offe...

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SIUE Welcomes Class of 2022 with Academic Convocation and Celebratory Parade

17 August 2018, 5:00 PM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville welcomed the class of 2022 in celebratory style on Friday, Aug. 17.

The future leaders who will contribute to SIUE’s mission to “shape a changing world,” attended an Academic Convocation ceremony at 11 a.m. hosted by Chancellor Randy Pembrook and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb, PhD.

“Class of 2022, this is an exciting time,” said Pembrook. “We welcome you to our campus and the beginnin...

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SIUE Welcomes New Students to their Home Away from Home on Move-in Day

16 August 2018, 4:50 PM

Move in DaySouthern Illinois University Edwardsville was full of new, smiling faces on Thursday, Aug. 16 as approximately 1,100 freshmen arrived on campus for Move-in Day. They are among the nearly 1,800 first-time freshmen comprising the Class of 2022.

“I’m excited to meet new people and make new friends,” said Clara Zabroac, of Springfield, after arriving at Woodland Hall. “I’m majoring in elementary education and met my roommate this summer.”

Approximately 500 stude...

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Illinois SBDC for the Metro East at SIUE and the Illinois Department of Commerce to Offer Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) Workshop in Fairmont City, August 29

16 August 2018, 9:30 AM

The Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is looking forward to hosting a workshop on Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) from 3-6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29 at the Fairmont City Library.

The workshop is free and open to all entrepreneurs in the Metro East community. It will focus on a variety of general topics that are designed to instruct new business start-ups as well as individuals who have an interes...

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Illinois SBDC for the Metro East at SIUE, VBOC and SBA Offer Veterans Road Show on Sept. 26

15 August 2018, 10:30 AM

The Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is collaborating for the third year with the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC of the Women’s Business Development Center Wisconsin) and the Small Business Administration (SBA) to host the Veterans Road Show. The complimentary event takes place in three cities across Illinois and brings local business resources to support veteran entrepreneurs and small business owners.

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SIUE Alumnus Travis Liebig Leads Purchase of St. Louis Bank

13 August 2018, 11:45 AM

Fourteen investors, led by SIUE alumnus Travis Liebig, have purchased St. Louis Bank for $30 million. Liebig will be St. Louis Bank’s chief executive officer.

He earned a bachelor’s in business in 2002 and an MBA in 2008, both from SIUE.

The St. Louis Business Journal detailed the purchase in an article posted Thursday, Aug. 9.

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Metro East SBDC at SIUE, City of Fairview Heights, AARP and SBA Offer Encore Entrepreneur Roundtable on Aug. 30

9 August 2018, 12:00 PM

The Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is collaborating with the City of Fairview Heights for its inaugural Encore Entrepreneur Roundtable. 

This complimentary event includes AARP and the Small Business Administration (SBA) along with other resources to support the curious entrepreneur or business owner age 50 and older. Attendees will learn about business development, legal issues, financial advice, funding, plus progr...

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SIUE to Induct Eight to Alumni Hall of Fame

24 July 2018, 5:10 PM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will honor eight remarkable graduates at the 2018 SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame ceremony, “A Night Among the Stars,” on Friday, Sept. 28 in the Morris University Center. The impressive alumni have made exceptional contributions in their chosen fields, in their communities and at SIUE through their leadership, character and hard work.

A cocktail reception in the Meridian Ballroom will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and an awards presentati...

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RBGA Hosts SIUE’s Metro East SBDC on Aug. 28

24 July 2018, 8:15 AM

The Riverbend Growth Association invites local business owners and entrepreneurs throughout the region to meet the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) staff from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 28 at the Riverbend Growth Association (RBGA) Office, located at 6722 Godfrey Rd., in Godfrey.

Metro East SBDC staff will be available for one-on-one confidential counseling sessions with business owners and entrepreneurs. Topics will include...

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SIUE Disability Support Services is Now ACCESS

19 July 2018, 9:30 AM

ACCESS staff members standing left to right are Andy Koch, Calandra Mitchell, Jim Boyle, Berthine Blanc, Michelle Nickerson and Dominic Dorsey.Accessible Campus Community & Equitable Student Support (ACCESS) is the new name for the former Disability Support Services at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

“We changed the name to better reflect the services we provide,” said Dominic Dorsey, ACCESS director. “Our mission is to provide reasonable accommodations to ensure that diverse learners have access to the University and its programs through proactive and intentional interventions, resources and programming d...

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SIUE Alumnus Named President of SWIC

3 July 2018, 1:35 PM

SIUE alumnus Nick Mance has been named president of Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC). He previously served as chairman of the SWIC Board of Trustees.

Mance earned a bachelor’s in accountancy from the SIUE School of Business in 1986.

Details on his new role and professional history were posted in the Belleville News-Democrat on Monday, July 2.

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SIUE Alumnus Timothy Staples Named Inaugural Director of Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion

26 June 2018, 9:00 AM

Timothy Staples, EdD, director of the SIUE Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will welcome alumnus Timothy Staples, EdD, back to campus as director of its new Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion. Staples will assume his new role on Monday, July 16.

SIUE’s Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion will serve as a support and advocacy center for underrepresented students through programming, services, student retention initiatives and professional advocacy. The new center will raise awareness for the SIUE Community ab...

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Business Ideas Blossom During SIUE Summer Entrepreneurship Academy

26 June 2018, 8:13 AM

SIUE Summer Entrepreneurship Academy instructors, pitch competition judges and participants posed in the School of Business.A subscription box filled with snacks and sensory items for individuals with special needs, a showerhead that dispenses soap with the water, a technologically advanced mattress and an online platform for generating gift ideas were among the creative business ideas developed during the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business’s Summer Entrepreneurship Academy (SEA).

Seven high school students from Belleville, Edwardsville and St. Louis participated in the augural offeri...

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SIUE Executive Education Offers Professional Development Workshops

26 June 2018, 8:10 AM

The SIUE School of Business Executive Education program has announced its upcoming professional development courses and workshops.

Fall 2018 Foundations of Project Management - PMP Prep

Five Fridays, Sept. 14, 21 and October 5, 12 and 19

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SIUE Main Campus – Morris University Center

Learn the basics and best practices of project management and prepare for the PMP® certification.  Successful completion awards the 35 educational hours required for the PMP® ...

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SBDC at SIUE Helps Godfrey’s Heritage Farm & Fruit Trees Flourish

25 June 2018, 1:05 PM

SBDC at SIUE client Heritage Farm & Fruit TreesAn Alton native has turned his passion for plants, soil science and agriculture into a growing business with Heritage Farm & Fruit Trees based in Godfrey.

Owner Patrick Gibson is pursuing his dream while feeding the community and supporting other local businesses with his high-quality fruit trees. He has received invaluable assistance with his venture from the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

SBDC Director Jo Ann DiMaggio May&#8217...

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SIUE Office of the Provost Initiative will Broaden Student Learning and Success through High Impact Practices

21 June 2018, 7:44 AM

Denise CobbIn an effort to reach more students and secure ways to make intense and accelerated learning experiences more equitable, the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Office of the Provost sent an interdisciplinary, cross-divisional team to the Association of American Colleges & Universities (AAC&U) 2018 Institute on High-Impact Practices and Student Success. 

 A five-member team, chaired by Interim Assistant Provost Jessica Harris, PhD, went to the University of Utah in Salt Lake Cit...

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Schoenecker Named SIUE School of Business Dean

20 June 2018, 8:30 AM

SIUE School of Business Dean Tim SchoeneckerSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb, PhD, has named Tim Schoenecker, PhD, as dean of the School of Business. Schoenecker has served as interim dean since May 2016. The appointment is subject to SIU Board of Trustees approval.

Schoenecker has provided significant service to the School as a collaborative leader. He, in close partnership with faculty and staff, has contributed to the School’s growth and celebrated its account...

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SIUE Alumna Tanzyus Named Head Start Board Chair

19 June 2018, 2:00 PM

SIUE alumna Kristin Tanzyus has been named chair of the Riverbend Head Start and Family Services Board of Directors.

Tanzyus earned a master’s in business administration from SIUE in 1995. AdvantageNEWS detailed Tanzyus’ history with the board and her new appointment in an article posted Monday, June 18.

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2018 Metro East Start-Up Challenge Offers $20,000 in Prizes

14 June 2018, 4:55 PM

Entrepreneurs and new business startups are invited to compete in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s fifth annual regional business plan competition – the 2018 Metro East Start-Up Challenge (MESC).

The MESC is organized by the Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at SIUE and facilitated with the help of the SIUE School of Business. The purpose of the Challenge is to identify, encourage and support entrepreneurs and business startups across the S...

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SIUE Alumnus Harbison Named President at SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Centralia

14 June 2018, 4:00 PM

SIUE alumnus Damon Harbison has been named president of SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital-Centralia. He has served as interim president since February.

Harbison earned a master’s in business administration from SIUE in 2004. Details on his leadership role were posted Sunday, June 10 on KFVS12.com.

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Roccia Named SIUE Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

14 June 2018, 10:05 AM

SIUE Associate Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Miriam Roccia.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jeffrey Waple, PhD, has named Miriam Roccia as associate vice chancellor for Student Affairs. Roccia will assume her new role on Monday, July 2.

Roccia brings more than 18 years of professional experience in higher education to SIUE. Since 2012, she has been serving as assistant dean of students at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. She oversaw UMSL’s residential life and housing, recreation and wellness, Mil...

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International Business Collaboration Gives SIUE Graduates Competitive Edge, Supports Local Company

7 June 2018, 3:45 PM

(L-R) SIUE May 2018 graduates Gabriele Fancelli and Pietro Beimer, of Italy, stand with Silvia Torres-Bowman, director of the International Trade Center at SIUE.When Italian students Pietro Beimer and Gabriele Fancelli arrived at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in August 2017, they expected to complete a one-year partnership program and receive their bachelor’s degrees in business from the American institution.

While they fulfilled that expectation, they graduated in May 2018 with not only expanded knowledge, but also hands-on experience that has given them a competitive edge in the business world.

Beimer and Fancelli took part in the ...

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IL SBDC Helps Plant New Business in the Metro East With All Seasons Outdoor Solutions

7 June 2018, 11:35 AM

Sean Jentsch with All Seasons Outdoor Solutions in O’Fallon.The landscape service All Seasons Outdoor Solutions (ASOS) in O’Fallon has grown quickly since owner Sean Jentsch launched the new business in April. Aiding in his success has been the Metro East Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Jentsch is a Marine Corps veteran who was looking to give back to the community by offering his landscaping services, after gaining many years of experience working at golf courses and lawn care busine...

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Jamie Ball Named SIUE Director of Equal Opportunity, Access and Title IX Coordination

6 June 2018, 8:40 AM

Jamie Ball, JD, director of SIUE’s Office of Equal Opportunity, Access and Title IX Coordination.Following a comprehensive national search led by search committee chairs Phyleccia Cole and Kim Durr and involving numerous constituency groups, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook is pleased to announce the appointment of Jamie Ball, JD, as director of the Office of Equal Opportunity, Access and Title IX Coordination (EOA). Ball assumes her new duties effective Monday, June 18.

Ball arrives on campus after serving as the first institutional compliance officer/Ti...

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SIUE’s Sustainability Group Ready for Action

5 June 2018, 3:02 PM

ConnieFreySpurlockWhen it comes to sustainability at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Vice Chancellor for Administration Rich Walker believes it takes “a village” to raise awareness and improve and expand outcomes as it relates to what he sees as one of the world’s critical issues of the day. That is why he incorporated action into the group focused on the topic – literally. 

SIUE’s new Sustainability Action Group (SAG) is focused on updating self-reporting tools that...

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New Summer Entrepreneurship Academy at SIUE Offers High School Students Business Planning and Pitching Experience, Register Now!

4 June 2018, 10:45 AM

SIUE’s Katie Robberson will lead the new Summer Entrepreneurship Academy.High school students exiting grades 9-12 can boost their technical and interpersonal skills, learn from local entrepreneurs and engage with business experts during Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s new Summer Entrepreneurship Academy (SEA).

The SEA will take place from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 18-22. Registration is available at siue.edu/summer/camps/summer-entrepreneurship-academy.

“There is a lot of excitement for the Summer Entrepreneurship Academy,” sai...

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SBDC at SIUE to Host Starting a Small Business Workshop in Spanish, June 28

29 May 2018, 2:55 PM

The Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will host a Spanish language workshop on Starting a Small Business in Illinois from 3-4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 28. The workshop will be held at the Fairmont City Library, located at 4444 Collinsville Rd. in Fairmont City.  

It is free and open to all Latino entrepreneurs in the Metro East. Registration is open at https://conta.cc/2HRdxVq.

The workshop will focus on a variety of to...

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SIUE Alumnus Clayton Hinton Named Partner of West & Company, LLC

23 May 2018, 9:50 AM

SIUE alumnus Clayton Hinton has been named a partner of West & Company, LLC. He will be the partner-in-charge of the firm’s Employee Benefits Department.

Hinton earned a bachelor’s in accountancy from the SIUE School of Business in 2007.

Details on his new role were posted in the Journal Gazette & Times Courier on Thursday, May 17.

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Centralia to Host SIUE Small Business Development Center on June 13

22 May 2018, 11:40 AM

Local business owners and entrepreneurs throughout the region are invited to meet Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Small Business Development Center staff and participate in one-on-one counseling sessions from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, June 13 at Centralia City Hall, 222 S. Poplar St.

The SBDC Community Day will include a 90-minute workshop, “Discussing the Client Experience,” beginning at noon. It will be presented by Carol Eckhoff, MS, CEAS I, CSMT.

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Global Trade Representatives “Discover Southwest Illinois” with Stop at SIUE

21 May 2018, 8:35 AM

Consuls and trade commissioners of the Chicago International Trade Commissioners’ Association (CITCA) representing 11 countries worldwide attended a two-day “Discover Southwest Illinois” tour. The International Trade Center (ITC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville welcomed consuls and trade commissioners of the Chicago International Trade Commissioners’ Association (CITCA) representing countries worldwide for a luncheon and special introduction to the economically flourishing development hot spot that is southwestern Illinois.

The visit to SIUE was the welcoming stop along the “Discover Southwest Illinois” tour held May 15-16. The Southwest Illinois Trade ...

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Global Academic Advising Organization Names SIUE’s Thomas Outstanding Advising Administrator

17 May 2018, 3:10 PM

SIUE Director of Retention and Student Success Kevin Thomas, EdD.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Director of Retention and Student Success Kevin Thomas, EdD, has been selected as an Outstanding Advising Administrator Award winner by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA): The Global Community for Academic Advising.

The organization also selected Thomas as a mentor for its 2018-20 Emerging Leaders Class. He is one of 10 selected internationally for this role in “engaging and inspiring diverse NACADA leaders.”

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SIUE Spring Commencement Sends Class of 2018 into the World

5 May 2018, 7:25 PM

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2018 Spring Commencement Ceremony Videos 

May 4 - 10 am | 2 pm | 6:30 pm
May 5 - 8:30 am | 12:30 pm | 2:30 pm | 5 pm

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook oversaw the 2018 Spring Commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, May 4-5 for 2,091 eligible graduates. All the ceremonies are available on siue.edu/tv.

Pembrook saluted the graduates for their community service and commitment to shaping a c...

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SIUE Spring Commencement Spotlights more than 2,000 Graduates

4 May 2018, 8:15 AM

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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook is overseeing the 2018 Spring Commencement exercises today for 2,091 eligible graduates. The fourth of seven exercises began this morning in the Vadalabene Center on campus. All the ceremonies are streamed live on siue.edu/tv.

The exercises began Friday morning with School of Business students receiving their undergraduate degrees. Brian Watson, who earned a bachelor’s in business economics and finance, was the student ...

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SIUE Undergraduate Scholars Showcase Spotlights Outstanding Research and Creative Activities

1 May 2018, 1:25 PM

Dressed in Lolita fashion, senior Haley Andrews presented her research on the From Lolita fashion to robotic prosthetics, sexual assault prevention to chemical risk exposure, and fair trade to race relations within sacred harp music, a wide array of research and creative activities were featured during Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Undergraduate Scholars Showcase.

The event, held Thursday, April 26 in the Morris University Center, highlighted the depth and variety of learning experiences offered through SIUE’s Senior Assignment and Undergraduate...

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Metro East SBDC at SIUE and the Illinois Department of Commerce Offer Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) Workshop in Swansea on May 22

1 May 2018, 10:25 AM

The Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is looking forward to hosting a workshop on Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22. The First Bank at 4387 N. Illinois St. in Swansea hosts the event.

The workshop is open to all entrepreneurs in the community and will focus on a variety of topics designed to instruct new business start-ups, as well as individuals who have an inter...

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SIUE Springfest Offers Fun and Fresh Air Ahead of Finals

24 April 2018, 8:25 AM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s longest running annual event on campus, Springfest, featured a week of fun traditions, entertainment and activities April 16-20. The 2018 theme was “Stranger Things.”

“Every year I look forward to Springfest,” said junior mass communications major Mollie Thompson. “There’s always so many different events that everyone can get involved in. It highlights our diverse community as we all have fun together.&#8221...

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