Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Logo
Apply to SIUE
East St. Louis Center
East St. Louis Center
ESLC Header

East St. Louis Center News

Kick-Off Event Educates Those Impacted by Asthma

22 May 2015, 12:01 PM

Children Learn from SIUE School of Pharmacy studentsFamilies with children who suffer from asthma attended the East St. Louis Asthma Kick-Off event hosted by educators from the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy, in partnership with Harmony Health Plan of Illinois and the City of East St. Louis on Thursday. Celebrated Olympic athlete Jackie Joyner-Kersee spoke at the event held in the East St. Louis City Hall Rotunda.

The event served to engage and empower those impacted by asthma. The chronic lung disease ...

Read more...

...........................................................

SIUE Upward Bound Students Inspired to Shine at Flawless Conference

21 May 2015, 9:36 AM

Austin and Allen

For 16-year-old Krissauna Austin, walking down a runway is one of the last things she would envision herself doing. But following the Flawless Young Ladies Conference, the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s TRIO Upward Bound student strutted down the cat walk, wearing a big smile and exuding self-assurance. 

“My inner self gained a lot of confidence after Gina Walker’s class,” said Austin, a sophomore at Madison Senior High School. &...

Read more...

...........................................................

SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start Plants Roses for National Program’s 50th Anniversary Observance

19 May 2015, 3:55 PM

Belleville Head Start Discovery Center
Lovejoy Head Start Central Office

Dozens of little hands dug in the dirt on Monday, but it wasn’t just for fun. Preschoolers at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Head Start/Early Head Start helped plant rose bushes at the St. Clair County centers. 

“We joined with all the Head Start Centers across the country in planting rose bushes on May 18,” said Carolyn Jason, program operations coordinator. “The rose bushes are to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Head Start.&#...

Read more...

...........................................................

SIUE Upward Bound Seniors Instructed to Apply Tenacity and Focus When Headed to College

20 April 2015, 12:44 PM

Senior Dinner
Senior Dinner

High School seniors in Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s TRIO Upward Bound celebrated their graduation from the program during a dinner Friday, April 24, at the East St. Louis Higher Education Campus. 

“For many of you, going off to college will be one of the most important times in your life,” said Yusuf Haqq, who holds a bachelor’s in political science and a master’s in public administration, both from SIUC. Haqq was the k...

Read more...

...........................................................

SIUE School of Nursing Hosts Health and Career Fair for East St. Louis Charter High School Students

9 April 2015, 8:49 AM

Blood Pressure Health Fair


Different ways to prevent obesity in teens was among the information presented Wednesday at the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Health and Career Fair designed for the East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS). 

“We want to bring awareness to the students about healthy BMI (body mass index),” said Abigail Wooley, SIUE nursing student. “If they have problems when they’re younger, it will lead to adulthood. We want them to make lifestyle chang...

Read more...

...........................................................

SIUE East St. Louis Center Announces its 2015 Summer Food Program

30 March 2015, 12:09 PM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. 

Meals will be provided to all SIUE East St. Louis Center Summer Program enrolled children free of charge. Acceptance and participation requirements for the program and all activities are the same for all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service. 

Any person who believes that he or she has been ...

Read more...

...........................................................

Upward Bound Math and Science Students Take their Project to SIUE’s STEM Center Regional Competition

23 March 2015, 5:02 PM

project 3 girls

Three high school students are hoping their “trash” will win them praise from judges at the 31st Science and Engineering Research Challenge (SERC) regional competition on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

The East St. Louis Center Upward Bound Math and Science students will submit their entry, “Trash Can Ethanol,” for the March 28 competition hosted by the STEM Center. The young scientists are Mikiyah Bell, Martell Cotton and Pari...

Read more...

...........................................................

SIUE Head Start/Early Head Start Staff Recognized at State Conference

23 March 2015, 3:19 PM

Lisa Tate and Carolyn Jason were among some of the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Head Start/Early Head Start staff members who were acknowledged at a recent state conference in Springfield, Ill. 

Tate, program operations and instructional services coordinator, spoke at an Illinois Head Start Association (IHSA) conference luncheon as a Head Start alum. She shared both her experiences as a Head Start student and her current role as an employee of the federal program. 

She w...

Read more...

...........................................................

SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Celebrates Black History

6 March 2015, 5:12 PM

Leon Gillespie II, CHS student, performs “Disappointed.” Kim Allen
Samaria Clemons Seth Cluster
Willis Young

Words of encouragement, songs of inspiration and dances of praise were offered Friday as part of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School’s (CHS) black history program.

More than 30 CHS students presented various acts as part of the program. Also, a longtime Charter High School staff person was honored for his service. Special acknowledgements were made for Willis Young, assistant CHS director, who has worked at school fo...

Read more...

...........................................................

Girls at SIUE East St. Louis Charter High School Take Time Out to Love Themselves

13 February 2015, 4:36 PM

Several young women from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville East St. Louis Charter High School (CHS) received words of affirmation and pointers on dating, self-love and self-respect at a Friday Valentine’s Luncheon.

“If a man says he loves you, then he will treat you like a queen,” said Dr. Kareem Mateen, keynote speaker at the “Loving Ourselves and the Skin We Are In” CHS luncheon.
Group2

Mateen is the Family and Student Support Services Director at East St. Loui...

Read more...

...........................................................
facebookoff twitteroff vineoff linkedinoff flickeroff instagramoff googleplusoff tumblroff foursquareoff socialoff