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Make the Most of Your Summer During SIUE’s Summer Session

23 March 2020, 9:32 AM

SIUE Summer Session 2020.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville summer session 2020 offers a quality education that features flexibility and convenience. SIUE offers nearly 1,000 summer classes in a variety of formats.

Register now at siue.edu/summer/apply-or-register.

A variety of introductory general education and required upper-division classes are offered during summer session. Classes begin Monday, May 11.

“SIUE’s summer session courses reflect the same quality and excellent instruction our stud...

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Remarkable and Extraordinary Influencers Named Phenomenal Women

19 March 2020, 12:00 PM

PhenomenalWomenSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion is honoring 15 females as Phenomenal Women as part of its sixth annual observation in recognition of Women’s History Month. A closer look at this group reveals lives that are full of remarkable character, positive influence, tested strength and a commitment to a diverse and inclusive SIUE. 

“This year’s group represents women around the globe who are actively contributing to ...

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SIUE Graduate Admissions to Host Online Open House, March 31

12 March 2020, 4:50 PM

Prospective students are invited to learn more about graduate studies during Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Graduate Admissions’ Online Open House being held Tuesday, March 31.

The Graduate Admissions Online Open House will be hosted from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at siue.edu/graduate-open-house.

During the Online Open House, prospective students can chat with an admission’s representative about SIUE’s more than 100 master’s programs, post-baccalaureate certific...

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SIUE Alumnus Tron Young Named Illinois Middle School Principal of the Year

6 March 2020, 9:20 AM

SIUE alumnus Tron Young, EdD, celebrates being named 2020 Illinois Middle School Principal of the Year with students at Joseph Arthur Middle School.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumnus Tron Young, EdD, has been named the 2020 Illinois Middle School Principal of the Year by Horace Mann and the Illinois Principals Association (IPA). Young is principal of Joseph Arthur Middle School in O’Fallon and is known for leading with purpose.

Upon learning of this statewide recognition, Young said, “I was completely shocked and surprised. I am honored to be selected as Middle School Principal of the Year. I do what I do because...

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SIUE’s Gopalan Named 2020 Arthur C. Guyton Educator of the Year

3 March 2020, 1:40 PM

SIUE’s Chaya Gopalan, PhD, has been named the 2020 Arthur C. Guyton Educator of the Year.Hailed as an “exceptional mentor,” “highly-accomplished and adaptable educator,” and an “authority on implementing flipped classrooms methodology,” Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Chaya Gopalan, PhD, has been named the American Physiological Society’s (APS) 2020 Arthur C. Guyton Educator of the Year.

Gopalan is an associate professor in both the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s (SEHHB) Department of Applied H...

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SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Offers Advice and Haircuts

27 February 2020, 8:59 AM

BarberIn between the buzz of his clippers, barber Kelvin Hardy listens and offers bits of advice to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) students. 

Hardy returned to the CHS for the third year in a row to offer free haircuts, as part of Black Heritage Month events at the school. This year, Hardy trimmed a total of 25 heads from Monday-Tuesday, Feb. 24-25. 

“I love cutting hair, and I like cutting young people’s hair,” said Hardy, ...

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SIUE’s Fernandez del Valle Committed to Optimizing Women’s Health

27 February 2020, 8:40 AM

Which mode of exercise most effectively reduces cardiac fat in women? How can different modes of exercise improve cardiac function? These are among the questions Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Maria Fernandez del Valle, PhD, is asking through her research aimed at optimizing women’s health.

Fernandez del Valle is an assistant professor of exercise physiology in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Department of Applied Health. She is a prime exam...

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SIUE Speech Language Hearing Center Partners with Children’s Hospital to Provide Collaborative Care

26 February 2020, 9:00 AM

SIUE speech language pathology graduate student clinician Chelsey Short works with four-year-old Holden during a therapy session in the Speech Language Hearing Center on campus.Medical pioneers from St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Institute (CPCI) are collaborating with established clinicians and educators, and aspiring speech-language pathologists (SLP) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to offer high-caliber care for area children and adults.

Thanks to St. Louis Children’s Hospital’s Collaborative Care for Speech Differences in Cleft Palate and Craniofacial Disorders Continuing Education Program, client...

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SIUE Grad Student Uses Diversity and Equity Training to Enhance Area District

24 February 2020, 10:40 AM

SIUE graduate student and Spanish teacher at Belleville West High School Caleb Romoser.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville graduate student Caleb Romoser isn’t waiting until after graduation to implement his advanced degree training. He’s using his new knowledge in real-time to make a positive difference in an area school district by helping to combat racism.

Romoser teaches Spanish in Belleville Township High School District #201. The educator is developing capacities to support cultural diversity and culturally responsive learning and living by pursuing the SI...

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SIUE’s Snipes Talks about Atheism in Black Communities

18 February 2020, 4:29 PM

Jeremy Snipes - Black AtheismThere are no African American atheists, right? If there are, they are immoral. These counternarratives were addressed in the presentation, “Ain’t I Black too: Counternarratives of Black Atheists in College,” given by J.T. Snipes, PhD, assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, on Monday, Feb. 17 in the Center for Student Diversity and Inclusion (CSDI). 

“Increasingly, black college students are identif...

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SIU Board of Trustees Keeps SIUE Student Fees Flat

13 February 2020, 1:00 PM

SIUE CampusThe Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today maintained the general student fee (GSF) charge for the Edwardsville campus for the fall and spring terms of the 2020-21 academic year. The board’s decision came at its meeting on the Edwardsville campus.

Instituted during the 2018-19 fiscal year, the consolidated GSF charges a consistent amount per credit hour for undergraduate, graduate and professional students whether enrolled in on-campus, off-campus, online or hybrid courses. ...

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SIU Board of Trustees Approves SIUE Flat Undergraduate Tuition for 2020-21

13 February 2020, 12:30 PM

SIU Chancellor Randy PembrookThe Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees today approved a tuition freeze for the second consecutive year for all new undergraduate students at SIUE, effective fall 2020. The board met on the Edwardsville campus.

Tuition for the 2020-21 academic year will remain $9,123 for new, full-time undergraduate students (15 hours per semester) entering fall 2020. Undergraduate students currently in a guaranteed tuition plan will also maintain their annual tuition rate.

“SIUE has tradition...

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SIUE Senior’s Global Dream Becomes Reality Thanks to NADOHE Award

11 February 2020, 9:00 AM

SIUE public health major Tatyana Curtis has received a $2,000 award to support her participation in a summer travel study in Uganda.International travel and service are life-changing experiences for those aspiring to shape a changing world. Embarking on such a journey as a college student is perhaps the best time in life to gain cultural experience and undergo personal transformation. But, funding such expeditions can prove challenging.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior public health major Tatyana Curtis, of Sycamore, is now able to fulfill her global travel dreams and build skills toward a career as a nurse ...

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SIUE CSPA Student Pursues Her Passion, Reaps Personal Reward

10 February 2020, 8:25 AM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s LaShatá Grayson is casting aside personal doubt and growing as a leader, all while pursuing her passion for student advocacy, accessibility and development, as a graduate student in the College Student Personnel Administration (CSPA) program.

“I previously worked as an elementary special education teacher, but found myself on a soul-searching journey, trying to figure out what was best for me and my future,” Grayson, of Gary, ...

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SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Proudly Shows off its New Space

5 February 2020, 4:39 PM

ChancellorSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) students welcomed an anonymous donor on Wednesday, Feb. 5 in their first gymnasium, which was made possible by a generous gift. 

“Your gift makes such a difference, and one thing we value at SIUE is partnerships,” said SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook. “You can see how the Multipurpose Room looks and feels different.” 

To better accommodate the physical needs of CHS students and t...

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SIUE 2020 Fall Enrollment Trending Positively

5 February 2020, 4:05 PM

SIUE Campus

With a focus on quality and affordability, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville foresees a promising incoming freshman class, according to early data for the fall 2020 recruitment cycle.

SIUE freshman applications for fall 2020 have reached an all-time record of 10,860 students. The previous high of 10,735 applications occurred at the end of the recruitment cycle in August 2015.

Applications are up 1,895 (+21%) from a year ago, and admitted freshmen have increased by 1,010 students (+20...

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SIUE Psychology Alumna Offers Ethiopian Women Hope for a Brighter Future

3 February 2020, 10:00 AM

SIUE psychology alumna Amanda Jondro at December commencement.While she’s unsure of exactly what her future holds, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville alumna Amanda Jondro is certain: “I want to keep standing up for those who do not have a voice.”

After earning a bachelor’s in psychology from the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior in December 2019, the St. Jacob native is now in Ethiopia for her fourth visit to offer hope to vulnerable women aging out of the country’s overpopulated orphanage system.

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Attend SIUE’s College Student Personnel Administration Visit Day, March 6

3 February 2020, 9:10 AM

SIUE College Student Personnel Administration Visit DayInterested in pursuing a fulfilling career of inspirational student development? Attend the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s College Student Personnel Administration Program’s (CSPA) Visit Day being held Friday, March 6 and consider the possibilities of a career in higher education.

The full-day event begins at 8:15 a.m. in Evergreen Hall on the SIUE campus. It includes a continental breakfast, lunch, networking reception and graduate assistant interview fair. Attendees c...

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SIUE East St. Louis Center Upward Bound Programs Get a Boost from IDOT

29 January 2020, 1:22 PM

IDOT Big Check 1More programming, resources and opportunities will soon be available to students in

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Upward Bound (UB) programs thanks to money provided by the Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT). IDOT presented a $5,000 check to SIUE East St. Louis Center (ESLC) administrators, staff and students on Monday, Jan. 27. 

IDOT Big Check 2The $5,000 contribution was made possible by IDOT winning the grand prize last year in America’s Transportation Awards, the t...

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State Releases $10.5M for SIUE Health Sciences Building Design

23 January 2020, 3:00 PM

Illinois Governor JB PritzkerIllinois Governor J.B. Pritzker today announced the release of $10,537,000 in planning funds to create preliminary designs for a Health Science Building (HSB) on the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville campus. Pritzker made the announcement in the Morris University Center’s Meridian Ballroom.

The complex will include approximately 221,000 square feet. The project’s total cost is approximately $105 million. It would be the largest building on the SIUE campus.

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Esports Arena at SIUE Bolsters Video Gaming Opportunities for Students

22 January 2020, 4:00 PM

With intense expressions and fast fingers, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students were in multiplayer gaming heaven, engaging in both casual and competitive video play in the newly opened Esports Arena, located in Bluff Hall.

The Esports Arena was officially introduced during a grand opening and ribbon-cutting event held Thursday, Jan. 16. A crowd of excited students, alumni, SIUE faculty, staff and administrators, and representatives from Scott Air Force Base toured the new space...

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SIUE Alumna Cann to be Superintendent of Granite City School District

22 January 2020, 8:40 AM

Stephanie CannSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville alumna and instructor Stephanie Cann has been appointed to become superintendent of the Granite City School District for the 2020-2021 school year. Cann received her superintendent certification from SIUE in 2017, and is currently working towards earning a Doctor of Education in curriculum and instruction at McKendree University.

Cann assumes her new position in July with over 20 years of experience serving as a teacher and administrator in Illinois. Sh...

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Seven SIUE Students Receive Get to Know Metro East Scholarships

17 January 2020, 1:00 PM

Get to Know Metro East Scholarship WinnersSeven Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students received $2,000 scholarships from the “Get to Know the Metro East” campaign that awarded 12 scholarships to area college students. The SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB) provided four of the winners.

The SEHHB students included: Carmen Cornejo, a sophomore from Bloomington; Lindsey Courtoise, a senior from Bethalto; Emily Ellis, a sophomore from Belleville; and Olivia Middendorf, a senior from Edwardsv...

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SIUE’s Center for Faculty Development/Innovation Hosts Open House

17 January 2020, 12:20 PM

CFDI Open HouseAn intellectual sanctuary and a place for creative and innovative work were just a few ways that the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Center for Faculty Development and Innovation (CFDI) was described during its open house, held on Thursday, Jan. 16 in Lovejoy Library. 

SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook, and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb were among many faculty, staff and supporters who came out to participate in the open house. 

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SIUE Department of Teaching and Learning and Career Development Center Partner to Serve Students

16 January 2020, 11:06 AM

Career Fair1Working to prepare Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students for impactful careers that will help shape a changing world is one of the key reasons behind the partnership between the SIUE’s elementary education program and the Career Development Center (CDC)

“We are motivated and galvanized behind our common purpose,” said Barbara Martin, EdD, assistant professor in the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Department of Teaching and Learni...

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Court-Involved Research of SIUE’s Jewell Published on Illinois Government Site

15 January 2020, 8:50 AM

(L-R) SIUE’s Dr. Jeremy Jewell, Madison County Juvenile Detention Center Superintendent Jon Volkmar, Probation and Court Services Department Director Jackie Wiesehan, Probation and Court Services Chief Managing Officer Craig Cooper and Juvenile Detention Center Program Coordinator Scott Elliff.Madison County court programming is serving as an effective framework to be emulated statewide and nationally thanks to a long-standing partnership with Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Jeremy Jewell, PhD, and his published research now appearing on IllinoisCourts.gov.

For nearly two decades, Jewell, a professor of psychology in the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior, has shared his expertise in cognitive behavioral therapy, clinical child psychology, juvenile ...

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SIUE Introduces Master of Arts in Teaching

14 January 2020, 4:40 PM

Susanne JamesSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville is introducing a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) for summer 2020 through the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s (SEHHB) Department of Teaching and Learning.

The MAT allows students, who have an undergraduate degree in areas other than education, the opportunity to earn a master’s, as well as gain certification to teach special education in grades K-12. Students can earn state licensure and a master’s in just two years. T...

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SIUE Confers More than 1,100 Degrees at Fall Commencement

14 December 2019, 1:25 PM

Pembrook Congratulates Virginia Williams

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook oversaw the 2019 fall commencement exercises Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14. Ceremonies in the First Community Arena at the Vadalabene Center on campus for the 1,186 eligible graduates began Friday afternoon and concluded Saturday afternoon. All of the ceremonies can be viewed at siue.edu/tv.

“On behalf of SIUE, I want to extend our excitement for the nearly 1,200 students graduating this weekend,” Pembrook said....

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Motion Capture Research Study to Conduct Effects of Obesity on Children

12 December 2019, 8:20 AM

Smith-Cho-OnalOne year after Southern Illinois University Edwardsville opened the first Motion Capture and Analysis Laboratory (MOCAL) in the Southwestern Illinois and Eastern Missouri area, the lab is now engaging in its first research study and is seeking participants.

The lab, which was funded through a grant from the National Science Foundation’s Major Research Instrumentation program, contains a comprehensive motion capture and analysis system. This system records movement from objects and people,...

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Intelligent.com Cites SIUE SON and SEHHB for Top 20 Programs

10 December 2019, 5:00 PM

Bryan SmithIntelligent.com has recognized the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Schools of Nursing (SON) and Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB) for having Top 20 programs nationally in online nursing master’s degree and exercise science bachelor’s degree programs, respectively. 

SIUE was listed among hundreds of other competing institutions. Intelligent.com’s student-focused comprehensive research guide is based on an assessment of 1,604 accredited colleges and uni...

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SIUE Fall Commencement Features More Than 1,100 Graduates

6 December 2019, 4:20 PM

Vadalabene Center at Commencement Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook will oversee the 2019 fall commencement exercises today and tomorrow, Dec. 13-14. Ceremonies in the First Community Arena at the Vadalabene Center on campus for the 1,186 eligible graduates will be Friday at 2 p.m., and Saturday at 9 a.m. and 1 p.m.

SIU System Board of Trustees member John Simmons will address all three sessions, beginning with the School of Nursing (SON) at 2 p.m. Friday. Rebecca Phillips, who earned a bachelo...

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SIUE Students Present Exercise and Sport Psychology at AASP Conference

6 November 2019, 8:35 AM

AASP Group ConferenceLast month, eight Southern Illinois University Edwardsville exercise and sport psychology students attended and presented at the Association for Applied Sport Psychology (AASP) 34th Annual Conference in Portland, Oregon. The conference is the largest of its kind worldwide, and features over 100 workshops, lectures and panels for students and professionals alike.

Lindsay Ross-Stewart, PhD, associate professor of exercise and sport psychology (ESP) and graduate program director in the SIUE Depart...

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SIUE Introduces Master’s in Nutrition and Dietetics

21 August 2019, 7:40 AM

Jennifer ZuercherSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville is introducing a Master of Science degree in nutrition and dietetics designed for students who desire a master’s, while gaining eligibility to become a registered dietitian and pursue careers as entry level dietitians.

The nutrition and dietetics program is offered through the Department of Applied Health in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior.

“The program combines graduate-level coursework in nutrition with the clinical cur...

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SIUE’s Webb Travels to China to Coach Instructors of Future Personal Trainers

15 August 2019, 8:30 AM

SIUE’s Benjamin Webb, PhD, demonstrates Proprioceptive Neuromuscular Facilitation with at student during the ACSM Chinese CPT Course Instructor Training II in Quanzhou, China.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Benjamin Webb, PhD, brought his expertise in exercise psychology, personal training, and strength and conditioning to Quanzhou, China, Aug. 6-11, where he helped train 60 Chinese scholars and practitioners who will serve as instructors of a certified personal trainer (CPT) preparatory course.

Webb is an assistant professor in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Department of Applied Health. He was invited to participate in...

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SIU Trustees Approve Deans of SIUE Schools of Pharmacy, and Education, Health and Human Behavior

18 July 2019, 11:55 AM

Hughes-LuerDuring its regularly scheduled meeting on the Springfield campus, the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees (BOT) today approved Mark Luer, PharmD, FCCP, as dean of the SIUE School of Pharmacy (SOP) and Robin Hughes, PhD, as dean of the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB).

Luer steps into the role after serving as interim dean since July 2018. A longtime contributor to the SOP’s success, he is highly regarded as a collaborative and inclusive...

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Future Healthcare Workers Attend SIUE’s Annual Healthcare Diversity Summer Camp

24 June 2019, 2:37 PM

NutritionAn aunt who had a difficult time in childbirth. A grandfather who died after complications with diabetes. A family history of nursing. These are a few reasons that 35 high school students from Illinois and Missouri came to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s annual Healthcare Diversity Summer Camp.

The collaborative camp, held June 17-21, exposed students to career opportunities in the healthcare industry, and was hosted by the SIUE Schools of Pharmacy (SOP) and Nursing (SON), the...

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SIUE Speech-Language-Hearing Center Helps Fill Void in Transgender Access to Care

24 June 2019, 9:50 AM

SIUE Speech-Language-Hearing Center client Billie Maupin (left) practices an exercise during a voice therapy session with graduate student clinician Tess Spengler.Transgender voice therapy is a much-needed service, but accessing treatment can be difficult.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s accredited speech-language pathology and audiology program, housed in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior, is doing its part to ensure transgender access to care by training its student clinicians to offer assessment and treatment services under the direct observation and supervision of clinical faculty in the Speech-Language-Hearing (SLH...

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Robin Hughes Named Dean of the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior

11 June 2019, 8:20 AM

SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior Dean Robin L. Hughes, PhD.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb, PhD, has named Robin L. Hughes, PhD, as dean of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB) after a national search. The appointment is subject to SIU Board of Trustees approval, with Hughes slated to assume her new role on Thursday, August 1.

Hughes arrives on campus after serving as professor of higher education and student affairs, a...

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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’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 Public Health Students Live Mission to Shape a Changing World During Inaugural Travel Study to Uganda

20 August 2018, 9:20 AM

SIUE’s Chelsea Franklin, of Greenville, handing out health information at a community event on HIV prevention.“Travel study programs can change a person’s life forever: personally, academically and professionally.”

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Assistant Professor of Public Health Michelle Cathorall, DrPH, MPH, stands by her statement wholeheartedly having witnessed such a transformation as she accompanied eight public health students on a five-week travel study in eastern Africa.

The international service experience left an indelible mark on all involved as students work...

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SIUE Instructor Michelle Catalano Recognized for her Critical Thinking Course

19 July 2018, 3:48 PM

Michelle CatalanoSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of Philosophy Instructor Michelle Catalano’s students take their critical thinking lessons outside the classroom to address important and controversial topics in caring and creative ways. 

Read more about Catalano’s critical thinking courses in Engaged Philosophy: Civic Engagement in Philosophy Classes

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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 Speech-Language Pathology Program Offers Free Community Hearing Screenings

17 April 2018, 2:30 PM

Karen File had her hearing screened by SIUE speech-language pathology graduate student Jenee' Brown.For homeschooling mother Mindy Jefferson, hearing screenings are not readily available for her family. That’s why Mindy, her four kids, mother and nephew traveled from Alhambra to take advantage of free hearing screenings being offered by Southern Illinois University Edwardsville speech-language pathology graduate student clinicians.

“We had not had our hearing checked in quite a while, so we loved this service,” Jefferson said after her kids, ages 7-12 were screened.

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Brianne Guilford Recieves SIUE's Vaughnie Lindsay New Investigator Award

6 April 2018, 9:15 AM

(L-R) SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook, 2018-19 Vaughnie Lindsay New Investigator Award recipient Dr. Brianne Guilford, Sandy Doreson, daughter of the late Dr. Vaughnie Lindsay, and Dr. Jerry Weinberg.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Brianne Guilford, PhD, has been recognized with the Graduate School’s 2018-19 Vaughnie Lindsay New Investigator Award for significant research contributions to her field, respective school and department, and SIUE as a whole.

Guilford is an assistant professor in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s (SEHHB) Department of Applied Health and the exercise physiology graduate program director. Chancellor Randy Pembrook pr...

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Higher Education Channel Features SIUE's Imagery-Assisted Virtual Reality

9 March 2018, 9:00 AM

The Higher Education Channel (HEC-TV) featured SIUE research on imagery-assisted virtual reality Thursday, March 8 on its INNOVATIONS show. The story by HEC-TV’s Kathleen Berger can be viewed here.

The SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Lindsay Ross-Stewart, PhD, is the leading researcher of imagery-assisted virtual reality in both athletics and medicine.

As part of her innovative, applied research, she and graduate student Jeff Price, worked with the Cougars bas...

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Show Me St. Louis Feature's SIUE's Mora for National Nutrition Month

8 March 2018, 3:48 PM

Show Me St. Louis hosted SIUE’s Kathy Mora, PhD, assistant professor of nutrition in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior's Department of Applied Health, for a cooking demonstration on the topic of “going further with food,” the theme of National Nutrition Month.

See the guest segment, which aired Thursday, March 8, here.

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SIUE Forges Connections for First Student Travel Study in Uganda

9 February 2018, 9:15 AM

SIUE's Kathy Brady, PhD, (far left) and Michelle Cathorall, DrPH, (far right) stand outside Katalemwa Cheshire Home for Rehabilitation Services in Uganda with social worker Jackie Amassee and director Olive Nabiryo, and Project Restore founder and director Catherine Keck (back middle).Twelve Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students will participate in a five-week travel study to Uganda in June 2018, marking the first experiential and service opportunity for SIUE students in Eastern Africa.

School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB) faculty members Michelle Cathorall, DrPH, assistant professor of public health, and Kathryn Brady, PhD, associate professor of speech-language pathology and audiology, visited Uganda in January to finalize plans and discuss g...

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SIUE Nutrition Program Highlighted on Show Me St. Louis

7 February 2018, 1:10 PM

Kathy Mora and Taylor Aarns on the set of Show Me St. LouisThe Show Me St. Louis studio smelled great on Wednesday, Feb. 7 as SIUE’s Kathy Mora, PhD, assistant professor of nutrition, shared three delicious slow cooker recipes. View the segment here.

Host Heidi Glaus highlighted the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s growing nutrition program. Senior nutrition major and URCA assistant Taylor Aarns went along to catch a behind the scenes look at a live cooking segment.

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SIUE’s Xin Named Outstanding Immigrant Health Professional

3 January 2018, 3:20 PM

Huaibo Xin, DrPH, program director and associate professor in SIUE’s public health program.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Huaibo Xin, DrPH, program director and associate professor of public health in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Department of Applied Health, has achieved the 2017 Outstanding Immigrant Health Professional Award.

The non-profit organization Health for All presents the award annually. It recognizes the contributions of foreign-born individuals who have worked in the health field and served people of the United States thr...

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