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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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SIUE Holds Graduation Ceremonies to Celebrate its Rich Diversity

11 December 2019, 2:16 PM

Black GraduationAccolades and affirmation were given to more than 100 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students who chose to participate in special graduation ceremonies during the past week. 

SIUE students were applauded in the following ceremonies:

  • Rainbow Graduation, Monday, Dec. 2 in the Morris University Center, Oak/Redbud Room
  • Black Graduation, Tuesday, Dec. 3 in the Morris University Center, Conference Center
  • Latinx Graduation, Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the Morris University Center, Oak/Re...

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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 East St. Louis Charter High School to Brighten the Holidays for Students

10 December 2019, 4:43 PM

Reading, writing and angelic donations? Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) students can expect to experience all three – with the latter one arriving Thursday, Dec. 19. 

For the past month, CHS has been accepting donations and funds for its sixth annual Angel Tree giving campaign to benefit students. The donation drive will end Friday, Dec. 13. 

“The CHS staff would like to ensure that all of our students experience the joy ...

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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 Alum Blankenship Named Illinois HS Superintendent of the Year

6 December 2019, 2:40 PM

SIUE alumnus Kevin Blankenship, PhD, has been named the 2020 Illinois Superintendent of the Year by the Illinois Association of School Administrators. Read more in the State Journal-Register.

Blankenship earned a doctorate in educational leadership from SIUE in 2017. He is the dual superintendent of Scott-Morgan CUSD #2 and Winchester CUSD #1.

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First-Graders Enjoy Reading to “Man’s Best Friend”

27 November 2019, 11:17 AM

Lauceigh RaulersonFor a first-grader, learning how to read can be intimidating. However, a Southern Illinois University Edwardsville student teacher devised a way to make budding readers more relaxed and self-assured. 

First-graders from Brittany Evans’ class read to “paw pals,” who sat quietly and offered no comments or corrections–only nonverbal support on Tuesday, Nov. 26 at Maryville Elementary School in Maryville. 

“This builds up their confidence. They are reading a...

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SIUE Alum Futrell Appointed to St. Louis Regional Airport

22 November 2019, 1:55 PM

SIUE alumnus Steve Futrell was named a commissioner for St. Louis Regional Airport. The Madison County Board tabbed Futrell to serve until May 2021. He will complete the term of the late Dennis Dubbledee. Read more in The Intelligencer.

Owner of E-Rate Funding Solutions, LLC in East Alton, Futrell earned a master’s in education/instructional technology from SIUE in 1995.

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SIUE Alumna Kane Named Alton School Board Asst. Superintendent

21 November 2019, 1:30 PM

SIUE alumna Elizabeth (Elaine) Kane has been named assistant superintendent of educational services for the Alton School Board. Read more in advantagenews.com.

Kane earned a master’s Education/Elementary Education in 1998 and followed with an education specialist degree in educational administration in 2013 from the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior.

A longtime educator in the Alton community, Kane has served the school district for more than 25 years.

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SIUE Alumna Fisher Receives Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award

20 November 2019, 10:05 AM

SIUE alumna Quintina Fisher, a third grade teacher at Gordon Bush Elementary School in the East St. Louis School District, has received the Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award in St. Louis.

Fisher earned a bachelor’s in elementary education from the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior in 2004. Read more about Fisher in the Riverbender.com.

Emerson’s Excellence in Teaching Awards program annually recognizes more than 100 educators in the St. Louis metropolitan area who a...

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IPA Names SIUE Alum Deets as 2019 Graves Award Recipient

8 November 2019, 1:15 PM

David DeetsSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville alumnus David Deets, superintendent of Harmony-Emge School District 175 in Belleville, has received the 2019 Herman Graves Award from the Illinois Principals Association (IPA). 

Sponsored by Horace Mann Companies of Springfield, the Graves Award was established in 1991 to recognize outstanding service to IPA. Graves was selected as the first honoree, and the award was established because of the intrinsic contributions he made to the Association and...

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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 and ECUSD7 Join Forces to Train Psychology Intern

5 November 2019, 8:35 AM

ISPIC GroupThe Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Department of Psychology has teamed with Edwardsville Community Unit School District 7 (ECUSD7) to train a doctoral psychology student, Chelsea Ritter, as a school psychology intern. This partnership was made possible by the Illinois School Psychology Internship Consortium (ISPIC), a program accredited by the American Psychological Association, and involved a nationwide match process during the 2018-19 school year.

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SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Students Embrace Technology All Day

31 October 2019, 2:46 PM

Chromebook1Inside and outside of class, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) students can be seen studying and working on assignments on their new Chromebook laptops. It is the first time that CHS students have been able to use technology for their entire school day, courtesy of a $3.5 million gift from an anonymous donor. 

A portion of the gift was used to purchase 120 new Chromebook laptops, which students first received on Monday, Oct. 7. Coordinating ...

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SIUE Health Careers Day Encourages Public and Health Professionals to Connect

29 October 2019, 11:45 AM

Paul Rose, SEHHB Associate Dean.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB) is teaming up with the Edwardsville Public Library to bring Health Careers Day to the residents of Edwardsville on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 1:30-4:30 p.m. at the library, located at 112 S Kansas St.

The event is open to all ages, and attendees will be able to speak to individuals in fields such as dental medicine, art therapy, exercise science, medical technology, nursing, nutrition, pharmacy, ...

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SIUE Pre-Collegiate Program Kicks Off a New Academic Year

17 October 2019, 9:58 AM

Pre-Collegiate ProgramSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Pre-Collegiate Programs welcomed 21 students to campus on Thursday, Oct. 10 from SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) and Collinsville High School, according to Makesha Harris Lee, EdD, assistant director.  

During the first Pre-Collegiate event of the 2019-20 school year, juniors and seniors spent a full day attending the following breakout sessions: Leadership Development, Financial Aid, Paying for College via an Interactive Game of...

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Support Dogs in SIUE Classroom Provide Comfort

16 October 2019, 4:15 PM

Support Dogs with SIUE Education StudentsLegendary cartoonist Charles Schulz once wrote, “happiness is a warm puppy.” Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Beth Wiemers, an elementary education instructor and field supervisor in the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior, decided to introduce something of that nature to her classroom on Wednesday, Oct. 9 when the subject for the day was creating a positive classroom culture and/or environment. 

One element to creating that positivity is teachers be...

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SIUE Alumni Receive Awards for Educational Administration

16 October 2019, 10:35 AM

Five Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Education Health and Human Behavior alumni were honored at the Illinois Principal’s Association Southwestern Region Fall Social and Awards Presentation held in early September. The awards were for their work as leaders in their respective school districts.

The recipients were:

  • Scott Battas, MS ’08, Athletic Director of the Year for Mascoutah School District #19
  • Dawn Elser, MS ’97, EdS ’17, Superintendent of the...

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SIUE Hosts Illinois Regional College Fair, Oct. 22

16 October 2019, 10:10 AM

Illinois Regional College Fair 2018Prospective college students are invited to learn about available higher education opportunities as Southern Illinois University Edwardsville hosts the Illinois Regional College Fair (IRCF) Fair from 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 in the Morris University Center.

The event is sponsored by the Illinois Association for College Admission Counseling (IACAC), in conjunction with SIUE. High school students, transfer students and parents in attendance will have the opportunity to meet with college repre...

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SIUE Annual Diversity Day Highlights Social Justice Advocate Howard Ross

15 October 2019, 5:07 PM

Howard RossWell-meaning people can unintentionally create isolation, inequities and even harm to those who are different from themselves, according to Howard Ross, leading social justice advocate and influential expert on identifying and addressing unconscious bias. 

Ross, founder of Cook Ross and best-selling author, was the keynote speaker on Tuesday, Oct. 15 during Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s second annual Diversity Day. The two-day event, under the theme “From Awarenes...

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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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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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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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SEHHB Brings History Alive for SIUE East St. Louis Center Project Success Students

28 May 2019, 9:36 AM

Torie HayStudents are engrossed in the story, but some of their little faces are pinched as they listen to New Shoes by Lynn Meyer.  

“Oh, we’ll do something different, Ella Mae, she says. We will make a picture for Mr. Johnson. Pencil and paper are over there, gal, Mr. Johnson says to momma,” reads Southern Illinois University Edwardsville senior Torie Hay to SIUE East St. Louis Center’s Project Success students during a Wednesday, May 22 session in the Multipurpose Ro...

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SIUE SBDC Hosts Informational Meeting for $15 Million Available for Minority Businesses

20 May 2019, 8:49 AM

Derrick ChampionHilary Scott-Ogunrinde, of St. Louis, was one of more than 60 people attending the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity’s Office of Minority Economic Empowerment’s informational meeting on funding opportunities for minority-owned businesses. 

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) hosted the session on Tuesday, May 14 at the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus. 

The informationa...

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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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Prospective Students Invited to Explore Campus at Preview SIUE

24 October 2018, 8:35 AM

Preview SIUEThe Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Office of Admissions invites prospective students to register for Preview SIUE and experience the University’s array of academic programming, student life opportunities and available support services.

High school and transfer students are encouraged to take advantage of one of two remaining sessions of the University’s most popular visit program being held Saturday, Nov. 3 and Monday, Nov. 12.  Registration is available at siue.edu/...

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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 Workshop Helps Teachers Understand History Through a STEM Lens

6 August 2018, 4:45 PM

Matt Johnson, instructional design and curriculum specialist with the SIUE STEM Center, leads a group of teachers on a nature tour during the “STEM Notebooks: Understanding History Through a STEM Lens” workshop. Using the personal notes of some of the greatest scientific minds in history, the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research, Education and Outreach has collaborated once again with the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Resources program at SIUE to offer a unique workshop for educators from around the region.

During the two-day workshop, “STEM Notebooks: Understanding History through a STEM Lens,” tea...

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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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SIUE Workshop Encourages Educators to Integrate STEM into History Lessons

29 June 2017, 9:00 AM

Matt Johnson, instructional design and curriculum specialist with the SIUE STEM Center, instructs workshop attendees on how to integrate STEM into history lessons.The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Center for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Research, Education and Outreach is partnering with the Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources program at SIUE to offer a teacher workshop focused on the integration of STEM thinking in historical lessons.

The workshop was offered June 20-21 in Springfield and June 27-28 in SIUE’s Lovejoy Library. Approximately 20 area teachers attended the workshop to gain inspirati...

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New SIUE Camp Inspires Kids to Take Action and Care for the Community

27 June 2017, 8:45 AM

Taking Action and Caring for the Community camp leaders and participants visited a local landfill on Monday, July 26. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Taking Action and Caring for the Community summer camp isn’t just teaching children what to think, it’s teaching them how to think for themselves and make the world a better place by tackling real-world problems through hands-on activities.

Students from grades 3-8 are participating in the new camp, running June 26-30. It is offered by the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB), and the Office of Educational Outr...

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SIUE’s NBA Math Hoops Camp Combines Learning and Basketball

23 June 2017, 10:20 AM

Participants in SIUE’s We Got Game: NBA Math Hoops camp work together to enhance their math skills through interactive learning. Students from across Madison and St. Clair Counties spent June 19-23 at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville shooting hoops and practicing math and physics skills during the We Got Game: NBA Math Hoops camp.

The camp was offered through the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB) and the Office of Educational Outreach. During the interactive camp, 14 students, grades 5-8, engaged in learning both on and off the basketball court.

“We were excited to introduce this...

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