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Play in the Sun and Shine in Class During SIUE’s Summer Session

20 March 2019, 8:20 AM

SIUE Summer Session 2019.Who says you can’t have the best of both worlds? Advancing in your studies and soaking in some summer sun are both possible via Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Summer Session.

SIUE offers nearly 1,000 summer classes, including more online courses than ever! Registration begins Monday, March 25 at siue.edu/summer/apply-or-register.

A variety of introductory general education and required upper-division classes are offered during summer session. Most courses meet for five...

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Explore the Possibilities at Graduate Admissions Open House and Become Inspired at Graduate School Research Symposium, April 1

19 March 2019, 11:15 AM

Haruka Kawata previously attended the SIUE Graduate Admissions Open House to learn more about the art therapy counseling program and gain the perspective of current graduate students.Prospective students and the general public are invited to learn more about graduate studies at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s joint Graduate Admissions Open House and Graduate School Research Symposium on Monday, April 1.

The Graduate Admissions Open House will be held from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. in the Pre-Function Room, adjacent to the Morris University Center’s Meridian Ballroom. The Graduate School Research Symposium will be held from 2:30-4 p.m. in the Meridian Ballroom.

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Fun, Learning and Pie Marked SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School’s First Pi Day

15 March 2019, 11:35 AM

PiDay3The room was full of excitement and energy of the learning kind, as groups of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) students gathered around tables with activities centered around pi. 

The William Graebe Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Lab at the CHS held its first Pi Day Festival on Thursday, March 14, the internationally known day of pi. 

 “Pi is the mathematical constant that has the worldwide symbol o...

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SIUE Spring Events Boost Enrollment Optimism

14 March 2019, 10:25 AM

SIUE CampusAttendance at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Spring Previews for prospective students have administrators and admissions personnel optimistically looking at fall 2019 as a stabilizing impact upon overall enrollment.

Since the all-time enrollment of 14,265 in fall 2015, SIUE has dropped 984 students during the course of the state of Illinois budget crisis. However, the fall 2018 enrollment of 13,281 still ranks 17th all-time at the University

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SIUE’s College Student Personnel Administration Program Expands, Adds Value with External Partnerships

8 March 2019, 8:40 AM

CSPA graduate Jordyn Hale assisted in increasing college access and college persistence among SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School students during one of her field placements.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s college student personnel administration (CSPA) master’s program is the largest in the region, and among the fastest developing and most innovative with its continual expansion of external partnerships that add value for its students and those being served.

“SIUE’s college student personnel administration program focuses on social justice and student development, as we immerse future educational leaders in rigorous, high-qualit...

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SIUE Alumnus Jason Henderson Named Edwardsville District 7 Superintendent

4 March 2019, 9:42 AM

SIUE alumnus Jason Henderson has been named the new Edwardsville District 7 superintendent of schools.

Henderson currently serves as assistant superintendent of Triad Community Unit School District 2. He will assume his new role in Edwardsville following the retirement of Lynda Andre at the end of the school year.

Henderson earned a master’s in education, secondary education, from SIUE in 1998. He is slated to complete SIUE’s educational leadership doctorate program in May 2019.

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Myth vs. Truth: SIUE Psychology Professors Promote Great Myths Books on Show Me St. Louis

26 February 2019, 3:30 PM

SIUE psychology professors Drs. Jeremy Jewell and Steve Hupp played a Myth vs. Truth game on Show Me St. Louis SIUE psychology professors Drs. Jeremy Jewell and Steve Hupp played a Myth vs. Truth game on Show Me St. Louis to promote their books Great Myths of Adolescence and Great Myths of Child Development.

The eye-opening books offer important guidance for teens, parents, psychologists, educators and others by shattering stereotypes and debunking widely held misconceptions related to adolescence and child development.

“This is the type of information we teach in SIUE’s Clinical Child and ...

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SIUE’s College Student Personnel Administration Program to Host Visit Day, March 22

26 February 2019, 11:30 AM

SIUE CSPA Visit DaySouthern Illinois University Edwardsville’s college student personnel administration (CSPA) graduate program, housed in the Department of Educational Leadership, will host a Visit Day on Friday, March 22 for prospective students considering a career in higher education.

Visit Day will begin at 8 a.m. with current CSPA students welcoming visitors in Parking Lot B and escorting them to Evergreen Hall for check-in. The event will include a continental breakfast; welcoming remarks from Vice C...

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SIU Board Approves SIUE Flat Undergraduate Tuition for 2019-20

14 February 2019, 1:05 PM

SIUE Chancellor Randy PembrookThe Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved a tuition freeze for all new undergraduate students at SIUE, effective fall 2019. The board met on the Edwardsville campus.

Tuition for the 2019-20 academic year will remain $9,123 for new, full-time undergraduate students (15 hours per semester) entering fall 2019. Undergraduate students currently in a guaranteed tuition plan will also maintain their annual tuition rate.

“SIUE has traditionally been a leader among Illinoi...

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SIUE Cougar Career Closet Helps Students Dress for Success

14 February 2019, 10:15 AM

A new, free resource at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is offering students access to professional attire to boost their confidence and support their success at career fairs and other business-related opportunities.

The Career Development Center’s (CDC) Cougar Career Closet is now available in the Student Success Center. After hosting annual events, the demand for the closet was apparent. Therefore, the CDC created a year-round space.

“We are super excited to have the ...

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SIUE Alumna Among Recipients of STL BizJournal Inaugural HR Awards

30 January 2019, 9:10 AM

SIUE alumna Rebecca Cornatzer is being recognized with a St. Louis Business Journal HR Award.On her ascent up the corporate ladder, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumna Rebecca Cornatzer has never shied from taking opportunities. She emphasizes each experience’s ability to positively develop one’s character and career.

The director of human resources at S.M. Wilson & Co. is being recognized for her vital leadership and outstanding HR achievements as a recipient of the St. Louis Business Journal’s inaugural Human Resources Awards.

“My company has suc...

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SIUE Alum Opens Chiropractic Office in Edwardsville

22 January 2019, 4:40 PM

SIUE alumnus Tyler Yungck, BS exercise science 2014, has opened Revive Chiropractic in Edwardsville. Intelligencer reporter Julia Biggs profiled Yungck in this story posted Dec. 19.

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SIUE Carnegie Rating Moves Up to Doctoral/Professional

22 January 2019, 7:50 AM

SIUE Provost Denise CobbThe Carnegie Commission on Higher Education has upgraded Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to the newly created doctoral/professional universities category. SIUE was previously considered a master’s-large institution.

“This new categorization better reflects the powerful array of programs that SIUE offers and distinguishes it from many regional master’s comprehensive universities that were members of the previous Carnegie classification,” said Denise Cobb, PhD, p...

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SIUE Students Enjoy Warm, Encouraging Welcome Back for Spring Semester

14 January 2019, 3:10 PM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students were greeted by friendly faces, offered direction to classes, assisted in finding their textbooks and surprised with delicious hot chocolate as the spring 2019 semester kicked off on Monday, Jan. 14. The Office of Student Affairs coordinated the warm welcome.

“Being greeted this morning really shows the warmth of the campus community,” said Justin Rosales, a freshman biological sciences major from Lake in the Hills. “I feel ...

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SIUE Clinical Psychology Grad Advances as Behavioral Health Leader

14 January 2019, 8:20 AM

SIUE alumnus David T. Jones.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumnus David T. Jones is changing lives by putting his education in clinical child and school psychology to important use as commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual disAbility Services (DBHIDS) in Philadelphia.

Jones earned a bachelor’s in psychology in 1987, and a master’s in clinical child and school psychology in 1993, both from SIUE. In his current role as commissioner, he oversees the $1 billion healthcare ...

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SIUE Researchers Debunk Common Misconceptions about Teens in New Book: Great Myths of Adolescence

10 January 2019, 9:50 AM

Great Myths of AdolescenceIn a new book dedicated to “teens everywhere who are working to understand who they are and how they fit in the world,” two Southern Illinois University Edwardsville psychology professors use evidence-based science to shed light on 50 widely held misconceptions related to adolescence.

Great Myths of Adolescence offers important guidance for teenagers, parents, psychologists, educators and others by shattering stereotypes and exploring myths related to sex, technology, drugs and self...

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SIUE’s Rose Featured in WalletHub Article on Post-Holiday Shopping

7 January 2019, 11:10 AM

SIUE SEHHB Interim Dean Paul Rose, PhDSIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior Interim Dean Paul Rose, PhD, shared his scholarly expertise on consumer psychology in a WalletHub article posted Monday, Jan. 7.

In the article, entitled “2019 Post-Holiday Shopping Season Survey,” Rose talks about buyer’s remorse, overspending and consumer outlooks. Read the article here.

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Publishers Weekly Names SIUE’s Reinking’s Book to List of New and Notable Titles of African American Interest

3 January 2019, 9:35 AM

Smiling brightly with her son is SIUE’s Anni Reinking, EdD, assistant professor in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Department of Teaching and Learning, and author of “Not Just Black and White.”Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Anni Reinking’s new memoir “Not Just Black and White” is being featured among Publishers Weekly’s New and Notable Titles of African American Interest.

Reinking, EdD, is an assistant professor in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Department of Teaching and Learning. In “Not Just Black and White,” the popular writer, speaker, teacher and workshop leader asks: What is race? How do we defi...

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SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Students Light Up after Angel Tree Donations

20 December 2018, 9:25 AM

East St. Louis CHS Angel Tree VolunteersSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) students had a nice interruption to their classes Thursday, Dec. 20. CHS faculty and staff gave out Christmas presents that were made possible through the school’s Angel Tree giving campaign.

“This is the fifth year that the Charter High School has been able to bless our students in this way,” said CHS Director Gina Jeffries. “We love our students, and I’m so grateful to the SIUE com...

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ASHA Conference Boosts SIUE Student Experience

17 December 2018, 2:00 PM

SIUE senior Alyssa Groene presented her research alongside James Panico, PhD, at the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association’s (ASHA) annual convention.Perhaps two of the most influential experiences a college student can have along their academic journey are to conduct research and attend professional conferences. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior speech-language pathology and audiology student Alyssa Groene had the opportunity to do both last semester, calling her attendance at the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association’s (ASHA) annual convention “one of the greatest experiences of my life.”

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SIUE Alumnus Bradford Receives National Award for Leadership

17 December 2018, 1:35 PM

Three-time SIUE alumnus Dr. Corey S. Bradford, Sr. is the recipient of the 2018 Service to NACUBO
(National Association of College and University Business Officers) Award.

Bradford earned a bachelor’s in math studies/statistics in 1993, a master’s in mathematics in 1995, and a doctor of education in 2008, all from SIUE.

Bradford is senior vice president for business affairs at Prairie View A&M University in Texas.

His latest achievement and “personal and professional philo...

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SIUE Fall Commencement Bestows Degrees Upon Graduates

15 December 2018, 1:20 PM

SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook at Fall 2018 Commencement

The 2018 Fall Commencement exercises concluded today in the Vadalabene Center at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville as Chancellor Randy Pembrook, PhD, bestowed degrees upon 1,217 eligible graduates during three ceremonies over two days.  

Commencement Ceremony Videos“We are proud of our 2018 SIUE fall graduates, who no doubt will fulfill our University mission of shaping a changing world,” Pembrook said. “We congratulate them on their hard work and persistence, w...

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SIUE’s Mora Shares Delicious Grilled Cheese Recipes on Show Me St. Louis

13 December 2018, 2:25 PM

Kathy Mora on Show Me STLSIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Kathy Mora, PhD, RD, assistant professor of nutrition, shared a delicious array of “fancy” grilled cheese sandwiches with Show Me St. Louis viewers on Thursday, Dec. 13.

The inspiration behind the sandwiches came after Mora and her nutrition students visited Marcoot Jersey Creamery in Greenville. Examples she shared included fresh mozzarella with fig jam, heritage cheese with caramelized onions, smoked gouda with apples, qu...

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SIUE Fall Commencement Features More Than 1,200 Graduates

10 December 2018, 7:54 AM

VC Commencement Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook, PhD, will oversee the 2018 Fall Commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, Dec. 14-15. Ceremonies in the Vadalabene Center on campus for the 1,217 eligible graduates will be Friday at 2 p.m., and Saturday at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

SIU System Interim President Kevin J. Dorsey, PhD, MD, will address the School of Nursing (SON) at 2 p.m. Friday. Jessica Lohman, who earned a bachelor’s in nursing, is the student speaker.

The Sa...

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SIUE’s Williams Earns Competitive Statewide Public Health Scholarship

6 December 2018, 2:00 PM

SIUE senior Tiffany Williams (left) was nominated for the ISOPHE Student Scholarship by her faculty mentor, Alice Ma, PhD.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior Tiffany Williams has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the Illinois chapter of the Society for Public Health Education (ISOPHE). The competitive award is granted annually to three public health students from across the state.

The ISOPHE Student Scholarship honors those who demonstrate academic excellence in their ability to pursue studies and strong potential in achieving professional success in the public health field.

“This award so...

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SIUE’s Hupp Honored with Champion for Diversity Award

5 December 2018, 1:40 PM

SIUE Champion for Diversity Award winner Stephen Hupp, PhD.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Stephen Hupp, PhD, is the recipient of the institution’s 2019 Champion for Diversity Award in honor of his exemplary level of dedication to SIUE’s mission of fostering equal opportunity, and his outstanding commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Hupp will receive the award from Chancellor Randy Pembrook during the 9 a.m. commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 15.

“Everything I do has been greatly influenced by my inspirational m...

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SIUE STEM Center Community Impact Fellowship Program Connects Faculty Research with Metro East Educators and Students

3 December 2018, 9:00 AM

Involved in the SIUE STEM Community Impact Fellowship program are (back L-R) Matt Johnson, Kyong Sup Yoon, PhD, Caroline Pryor, EdD, (front L-R) Carol Colaninno, PhD, Nima Lotfi, PhD.The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research, Education and Outreach is helping to bridge the gap between the SIUE research community and students across the Metro East through its new Community Impact Fellowship program.

The program supports SIUE faculty as they leverage their existing and active research programs to engage area learners through STEM-based high impact community engagement products and practices.

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SIUE’s Motion Capture Analysis Lab Boosts Regional Research Collaborations

6 November 2018, 10:00 AM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is now home to the first publicly-accessible comprehensive motion capture and analysis system (MOCAL) to serve Southwestern Illinois and the Eastern Missouri area.

The state-of-the-art laboratory, located in the SIUE School of Engineering Building, is increasing research opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students, as well as collaborations with educational institutions, industry experts, private companies and more.

“Our lab is s...

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Differences Celebrated, Barriers Challenged during SIUE’s Inaugural Diversity Day

17 October 2018, 12:54 PM

Hundreds of students, faculty, staff and community members of varying ethnicities, ideologies, gender identification and sexual orientation took part in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Inaugural Diversity Day 2018 on Tuesday, Oct. 16 on the University’s Edwardsville, East St. Louis and Alton campuses. 

SpeakersThe Diversity Day theme was “From Awareness to Action, SIUE Shaping a Changing World.” The kickoff event for community stakeholders on Monday, Oct. 15 fea...

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SIUE Students Work Online for a Greener Godfrey

7 May 2018, 9:30 AM

SSCC-GreenerGodfreyIt is a Facebook following that Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students worked hard for and are proud of, because they educated and aroused interest in recycling among many Godfrey residents. 

“Facebook is a great way to reach a large amount of people,” said Abbigayle Riedisser, a senior public health major. “We had initially wanted to reach 50 people, but when our project ended, we had 151 Facebook followers on the Greener Godfrey page. 

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SIUE Successful Communities Collaborative is Seeking Community Partner

26 January 2018, 11:36 AM

ConnieFreySpurlockCalling all municipalities, agencies or businesses with great sustainability projects in need of innovative, cutting-edge thinkers. The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Successful Communities Collaborative (SSCC) is looking to collaborate with a community partner during its inaugural year, which will run from fall 2018 through spring 2019. 

The SSCC is accepting applications through Thursday, March 15 for a community partner in the Metro East or St. Louis area through Thursday, Ma...

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SIUE Chancellor Pembrook Oversees First Commencement

16 December 2016, 2:40 PM

pembrook-commencementSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Dr. Randy Pembrook oversaw the fall 2016  commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 17. Morning and afternoon ceremonies for the 1,229 eligible graduates were in the Vadalabene Center on campus. To view the ceremonies, visit siue.edu/commencement/.

In his first commencement since assuming the chancellor’s role in August, Pembrook encouraged the graduates to become ambassadors for SIUE. “You should always represent SIUE with profe...

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SIUE’s Jewell Combats Heroin Addiction in Madison County

22 September 2016, 3:20 PM

(L-R) SIUE graduate student Allison Benware, Nancy Cooper, chief probation officer in the MCSCDT, Dr. Jeremy Jewell, and SIUE graduate student Janna Belgard.President Obama has declared the week of Sept. 19-23, Prescription Opioid and Heroin Epidemic Awareness Week, acknowledging the rise in drug overdose deaths across the country. Locally, heroin has infiltrated Madison County, contributing to 44 confirmed overdose deaths in 2015, a 50-percent increase compared to the prior year.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jeremy Jewell, PhD, professor of psychology in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior, is working tirelessly...

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New Nutrition Program at SIUE Offers “Taste” of Culture

6 April 2016, 8:32 AM

Ciera Bryant, a sophomore majoring in nutrition makes sushi during the Food and Culture course.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Department of Applied Health in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior now offers a bachelor’s in nutrition, an academic program that places emphasis on the relationships between nutrients and human health.

A class students are finding especially unique is the program’s Food and Culture course. It’s a health experience elective that offers students a special “taste” of diversity in food.

“Our goal...

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Online Options Abound During SIUE’s Summer Session, Register Now!

14 March 2016, 8:52 AM

summer session 2016Southern Illinois University Edwardsville summer session 2016 offers a quality education that features flexibility and convenience. More than 1,000 courses are available, with more online options than ever before.

Register now and enjoy summer at SIUE!

A variety of introductory general education and required upper-division classes are offered during summer session. Most courses meet for five weeks or less, and classes begin Monday, May 9.

“Summer session provides students an important o...

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SIUE Speech Language Hearing Center Opens Lines of Communication, Impacts Lives

20 October 2015, 11:46 AM

The ability to communicate effectively is often taken for granted. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Speech, Language, and Hearing Center is dedicated to those struggling with varying degrees of speech-language impairments.

SIUE students in the Speech-Language Pathology program provide diagnostic and speech-language therapy services to individuals of all ages as part of the student education program. The Center is unique to the Metro East, as it offers activities and treatment o...

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SIUE Graduate School Open House Set for Oct. 14

22 September 2015, 10:15 AM

Jerry WeinbergThe Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Graduate School will host its annual Open House on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The event will consist of two identical sessions: 11 a.m. -1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. in the Morris University Center’s Meridian Ballroom.

Prospective graduate students will receive information about SIUE’s various graduate programs, graduate admission requirements, graduate student services and financing a graduate education, including graduate assistantships and competitiv...

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