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SIUE’s Pembrook Urges Growth and Change Through New Challenges During University Address

21 September 2017, 3:30 PM

SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook presented his second annual State of the University Address to the campus community on Thursday, Sept. 21 with the theme of “Big Questions.” Pembrook highlighted the University’s many successes, motivated future progress, and in light of two racially motivated incidents on campus last week, emphasized SIUE’s strong stance against hate crimes.

“We’re in a higher education setting, and that mea...

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SIUE to Induct Nine to Alumni Hall of Fame during A Night Among the Stars

15 September 2017, 3:10 PM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will honor nine remarkable graduates at the 2017 SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame ceremony, “A Night Among the Stars,” on Friday, Oct. 6 in the Morris University Center (MUC). These 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 presen...

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

12 September 2017, 9:40 AM

SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook.U.S. News & World Report ranks Southern Illinois University Edwardsville among the best Regional Universities Midwest for the 14th consecutive year and among the top 15 public universities in that category. SIUE is also rated among the top Midwest Regionals for least amount of student debt upon graduation. The listing is in the magazine’s “Best Colleges of 2018” issue that was released today.

SIUE was featured at number 70 in this year’s rankings of 165 Regional Universi...

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SIU School of Dental Medicine Alumnus Celebrated for Community Impact

6 September 2017, 10:10 AM

Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) alumnus Eric von Hoven, DMD, was treated to a surprise celebration in honor of his 25 years of dental practice at Cedar Creek Dental in Highland.

 Von Hoven earned a doctor of dental medicine from the SIU SDM in 1992. He has been “not only saving smiles, but spreading them” across the area since. The Belleville News Democrat featured von Hoven in an article posted Tuesday, Sept. 5.

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SIU School of Dental Medicine Features Expanded Outreach and Enhanced Curriculum Under Rotter’s Leadership

5 September 2017, 9:40 AM

Under the leadership of Bruce Rotter, DMD, the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) continues to enhance its innovative academic curriculum and expand its community outreach through the operation of multiple oral health clinics.

Dean Rotter emphasizes the School’s commitment to effectively training the clinicians of the future and meeting the oral health needs of the region and beyond.

“The mission of the SIU School of Dental Medicine is to improve the...

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Free Dental Care at Annual Give Kids A Smile Day at SIU School of Dental Medicine

31 August 2017, 1:45 PM

Tooth Fairy at Give Kids A Smile DaySouthern Illinois University’s School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) is urging parents of qualified children between the ages of 3 and 13 to bring their children to its 12th annual Give Kids A Smile Day from 7:30 a.m. to noon, Monday, Oct. 9 at the School’s main clinic in building 263, 2800 College Ave. in Alton.

Setting Give Kids a Smile Day apart is free comprehensive dental care, including examinations, X-rays, cleanings, fluoride treatments, fillings and extractions. All dental se...

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Chancellor Pembrook Brings CAMP Mission Trips to SIUE

26 July 2017, 1:15 PM

SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook in Costa RicaSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook is bringing Central American Mission Projects (CAMP) to SIUE as an active element of his focus on community service and the University’s mission to shape a changing world. SIUE has finalized a partnership agreement with CAMP to provide faculty-led travel study programs for SIUE students. 

“The connection with CAMP provides a special combination of opportunities for service to mankind through valuable hands-on e...

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SIU School of Dental Medicine Students Achieve Dean’s Scholarship

13 July 2017, 9:05 AM

(L-R) SIU SDM Dean’s Scholarship recipients Austin LaMay, Evelyn Nord and Kevin Wolf.Three outstanding year-four students have been honored with the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine’s (SIU SDM) Dean’s Scholarship. Recipients Austin LaMay, of Bethalto, Evelyn Nord, of Galesburg, and Kevin Wolf, of Springfield, have each been awarded $5,000 for the 2017-18 academic year.

“These students will surely make a significant impact on the field of dentistry and the communities they serve upon completion of their doctor of dental medicine degrees,&#...

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SIUE’s Online Healthcare Informatics Program Ranked #6 Nationally

27 June 2017, 11:35 AM

Frank LyerlaThe Southern Illinois University Edwardsville online master’s in healthcare informatics has been ranked sixth in the nation by affordablecolleges.com.  

Healthcare informatics professionals integrate the worlds of medicine and technology by combining their expertise in data management, patient care and information technology systems. The master’s in healthcare informatics emphasizes the application of state-of-the-art computing technologies to healthcare.

“The combi...

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SIUE Healthcare Diversity Summer Camp Empowers High School Students to Pursue Careers in the Health Sciences

26 June 2017, 9:30 AM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s 8th annual Healthcare Diversity Summer Camp, held June 19-23, opened high school students’ eyes to the many career paths within pharmacy, nursing and dental medicine.

The camp is a collaborative effort, organized by the Schools of Pharmacy (SOP) and Nursing (SON) and the SIU School of Dental Medicine (SDM). It focuses on exposure, experience and enrichment as students gain an understanding of the ample opportunities that exist within each ...

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SIU SDM’s Garcia to be ADEA Scholar in Residence

16 June 2017, 9:25 AM

Dr. Nathalia GarciaSouthern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine’s (SIU SDM) Dr. Nathalia Garcia will participate in the American Dental Education Association’s (ADEA) Enid A. Neidle Scholar-in-Residence program. The award was announced at the March 2017 ADEA Annual Session in Long Beach, Calif.

To obtain the award, Garcia had to propose a research project related to women issues in a dental academic career. She is studying “Gender and Faculty Research Productivity in Academic Dentistry...

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SIU SDM Students Recognized for Meritorious Achievement

8 June 2017, 8:30 AM

SIU SDM Dean Dr. Bruce Rotter (R) presents the Oral Health Foundation Pierre Fauchard Academy Scholarship for 2017 to third-year student Kevin Wolf (L).The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine has honored two students for their significant contributions to research and emerging leadership in the profession and community.

Fourth-year student Joshua Welborn, of Harrisburg, earned The Odontographic Society of Chicago Dr. Irwin B. Robinson Student-Researcher Award for 2017. Kevin Wolf, of Springfield, a third-year student, achieved the Oral Health Foundation Pierre Fauchard Academy Scholarship for 2017.

“It is important th...

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SIU School of Dental Medicine Confers 51 Degrees to Class of 2017

5 June 2017, 8:55 AM

Erin Grunderson-Dean Bruce RotterSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook delivered the commencement address at the SIU School of Dental Medicine commencement ceremony Saturday, June 3, in the SIUE Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom. Fifty-one students received their doctor of dental medicine degrees during the ceremony that can be viewed online.

Pembrook encouraged the graduates to utilize their time wisely in the future as they ponder replacing daily hours of courses, study, practice and re...

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SIU School of Dental Medicine Partners with Lewis & Clark Community College for Community Dentistry Event

31 May 2017, 10:50 AM

SIU SDM students participated in a community dentistry event in Hardin.The Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine (SIU SDM) and Lewis and Clark Community College (L&C) partnered to provide oral health care for underserved patients in Calhoun County, a rural area that has not benefited from a local practicing dentist since the start of 2017.

The institutions offered a community dentistry event on Friday, May 19 at the University of Illinois Extension Office in Hardin, supported by a federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration...

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Chancellor Pembrook to Speak at SIU School of Dental Medicine Commencement

23 May 2017, 2:55 PM

Randy Pembrook CommencementSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook will deliver the commencement address to 51 students receiving their doctor of dental medicine degrees at the SIU School of Dental Medicine commencement ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 3, in the SIUE Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom.

Pembrook became the ninth chancellor in SIUE’s history on August 1, 2016 as the Metro East native returned to the campus where he had earned both bachelor’s and master&#821...

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