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SIUE’s Butler Featured for “Making Black History in St. Louis”

3 February 2016, 1:09 PM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Lakesha Butler, PhD, clinical associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice in SIUE’s School of Pharmacy, and her husband were featured by St. Louis radio station Old School 95.5 FM as people who are “Making Black History in St. Louis.”

Butler’s scholarship and community outreach activities were highlighted in a posting on Monday, Feb. 1.

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SIUE School of Pharmacy Adds Master’s in Pharmaceutical Sciences

2 February 2016, 9:50 AM

crider-mikeThe Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) is introducing a master’s program in pharmaceutical sciences to begin fall 2016. The SOP is the only school in Illinois and the metro St. Louis area to offer this degree.

“We have developed a strong Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm D) program because of our internationally recognized faculty with their many years of academic and pharmaceutical industry experience, ensuring the overall quality of our department,” s...

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SIUE Kicks Off Black Heritage Month

1 February 2016, 5:05 PM

Black Heritage KickoffThe SIUE Campus Activities Board and the Black Heritage Month committee hosted opening ceremonies for students, faculty and staff at the Morris University Center’s Goshen Lounge
 Monday afternoon, Feb. 1.

Among the speakers were Interim Chancellor Steve Hansen, Venessa Brown, associate chancellor in the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, junior Ricky Rush, president of the Collegiate 100, and senior studio art major Kiarya Glover, whose work was on display. Free Black Heritage Month...

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SIUE Congress Forwards Action Items to Chancellor

29 January 2016, 2:40 PM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Interim Chancellor Stephen Hansen addressed the final session of three meetings of the SIUE congress Friday morning, Jan. 29, in the Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom.

Hansen opened the session by urging the faculty, staff and student attendees to remember what SIUE is – “a master’s comprehensive university.”

Considering the budget crisis in Illinois, Hansen established the congress in November. He believed that the Uni...

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SIUE Spring Enrollment Hits All-Time High

27 January 2016, 8:30 AM

SIUEClass2019Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s spring enrollment of 13,346 students is the largest spring enrollment in the University’s history. Traditional undergraduate enrollment is up 281 students or 2.6 percent over last spring. The University has never enrolled more full-time students (10,214) for a spring semester.

 “Considering the highly competitive higher education marketplace, I’m proud of the tireless effort by the enrollment, advising and marketing staffs...

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SIUE Faculty Author Text on Patient Communication

15 January 2016, 3:20 PM

liu-min-newSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville faculty members Min Liu and Lakesha Butler have co-authored the textbook “Patient Communication for Pharmacy: A Case-Study Approach on Theory and Practice.” The book was officially published Friday, Dec.18, 2015 by Jones and Bartlett Learning (www.jblearning.com). 

Liu, PhD, is an associate professor in the Department of Applied Communication Studies within SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences. Butler, PharmD, is a clinical as...

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SIUE School of Pharmacy Student Earns Elite Air Force Scholarship

16 December 2015, 11:05 AM

Michael Johnson and Sgt. Kevin Alvarado with the U.S. Air ForceSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy student Michael Johnson, of Pittsfield, raised his right hand and took the U.S. Air Force’s oath of office today, affirming his official appointment as a second lieutenant.

Johnson is one of 10 pharmacy students nationwide to receive a coveted Health Professions Scholarship from the U.S. Air Force this year. Upon his graduation from SIUE in May and completion of his boards, Johnson will undergo Commissioned Officer Training (COT...

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SIUE School of Pharmacy iCare Grant to Heighten Suicide Awareness

7 December 2015, 1:15 PM

Gable-KellyDecember is a difficult month for mental illness as individuals may struggle with depression and family strife during the holiday season, while college students across the country attempt to manage the stress and anxiety of fall semester final exams.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is committed to empowering students with steadfast safety and support. Further strengthening that promise is the SIUE Schools of Pharmacy and Nursing, and SIUE Counseling Services’ receipt of a 2015 C...

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SIUE’s Poirier Named to National Oncology Specialty Council

30 November 2015, 2:25 PM

Terri PoirierSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Terri Poirier, PharmD, has been appointed to the Oncology Specialty Council for 2016-2018 by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS).

A professor of pharmacy and Senior Scholar in the SIUE School of Pharmacy, Poirier accepted the national appointment’s three-year term. Oncology pharmacy specialists recommend, design, implement, monitor and modify pharmacotherapeutic plans to optimize outcomes in patients with malignant diseases.

“I ...

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SIUE’s Hospice Volunteer Initiative Celebrates and Comforts

24 November 2015, 9:06 AM

The Hospice Volunteer Initiative, a student organization at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, is demonstrating heartwarming volunteerism by helping hospice providers celebrate and comfort clients. The group began in 2013 as a class project, but has expanded into a campuswide organization. Now its mission is spreading to other college campuses.

The Edwardsville Intelligencer highlighted the group's compassionate efforts in an article posted Monday.

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Senator Bill Haine Visits SIUE School of Pharmacy

18 November 2015, 9:25 AM

Bill HaineState Sen. Bill Haine (D-Alton) visited the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy on Tuesday, Nov. 17. He spoke to SIUE’s student chapter of the American Pharmacist Association.

Haine updated the students on laws and regulations pertaining to pharmacists.

Read more about Haine’s visit in The Alton Telegraph.

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SIUE Students Peruse Employment Opportunities at Health Careers Fair

17 November 2015, 8:22 AM

Carlos Hurtado-Estrada, a fourth-year School of Pharmacy student, networked and distributed his resume to employers.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Health Careers Fair connected students with 31 leading healthcare employers Monday, Nov. 16 in the Morris University Center. The event provided students an opportunity to build relationships and inquire about job openings.

Students nearing completion of degrees within SIUE’s health-related disciplines shared resumes and some were provided an opportunity to interview for positions on site.

“My goal is to get some interviews, and idea...

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SIUE Pharmaceutical Experts Share Knowledge at Heroin Task Force Meeting

30 October 2015, 9:54 AM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy’s Jessica Kerr and Kelly Gable, associate professors in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, shared their expertise on substance abuse at Thursday’s Madison County Heroin Task Force meeting in Edwardsville.

The pharmaceutical experts were joined by fourth-year pharmacy student Sean O’Bannon as they presented on reasons for substance abuse, risk factors and common paths to addiction, as well as the University’s ...

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SIUE Featured on KSDK’s Show Me St. Louis

29 October 2015, 3:50 PM

campus-autumnSIUE Interim Chancellor Steve Hansen and Cougars men’s basketball Head Coach Jon Harris were featured in a piece aired during KSDK-TV’s Thursday (Oct. 29) edition of Show Me St. Louis. View it here.

SIUE is a participating sponsor in the Get to Know Metro East campaign, which was launched earlier this year to help everyone in the Metro East get to know their community better, embrace the people who live and work here, and promote the many attractions.

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Enthusiastic Students Snack on Kettle Corn at First Midterm Check-In

22 October 2015, 1:45 PM

Midterm CheckinA variety of University administrators were on the Stratton Quad Thursday, Oct. 22 during mid-day to assist the Office of Student Affairs as they provided free kettle corn to students and hosted a midterm “check-in” with those students. Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jeffrey Waple introduced the event as a new tradition.

Photo (L-R): Freshman School of Nursing students Riley Sinclair, of Monticello, and Autumn Kerner, of Mackinaw, visit with Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs ...

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SIUE School of Pharmacy Receives Grant to Assist Seniors

18 October 2015, 2:10 PM

Mark RuscinThe Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy has received a two-year grant valued at $329,862 for “Community-based VTE Care Transitions Coordinated through a Senior Services Organization.”

The grant is a collaboration between Pfizer Independent Grants for Learning & Change (IGLC) and Bristol-Meyers Squibb Independent Medical Education, who are providing all project funding, and The Joint Commission, who will provide administrative oversight for the program. ...

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Annual SIUE Day Draws Community Leaders

15 October 2015, 10:30 AM

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Nearly 200 community leaders and business people attended the 10th annual SIUE Day community event Thursday, Oct. 15, at Dunham Hall on the SIUE campus.

The Illinois Business Journal sponsored the breakfast affair. IBJ Editor and Partner Dennis Grubaugh, and President and Publisher Al Ortbals represented the publication, which has been a sponsor since the event’s inception. Grubaugh served as chair of this year’s event. Grubaugh and his three children are a...

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SIUE School of Pharmacy’s Kerr is IPhA Educator of the Year

14 October 2015, 3:00 PM

Dr. Jessica KerrA Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) faculty member and an alumnus were honored at the Illinois Pharmacists Association’s (IPhA) annual conference in Chicago in late September. Dr. Jessica Kerr, assistant chair and associate professor in the SOP, received the Educator of the Year Award for her leadership in education and involvement in IPhA.

“I am honored to receive the inaugural Educator of the Year award from the Illinois Pharmacists Association,&#8...

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Interim Chancellor Hansen Introduces 9% Budget Realignment Plan

13 October 2015, 1:15 PM

Steve Hansen

SIUE Interim Chancellor Stephen Hansen today introduced a nine percent realignment spending plan for the remainder of fiscal 2016 during the annual chancellor’s address Tuesday, Oct. 13, in the Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom.

Approximately 500 faculty, staff, students and community representatives heard Hansen deliver a proactive approach to the budget issues hanging over the University system as the state of Illinois government remains in a budget stalemate.

“We cann...

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SIUE to Participate in AAC&U’s LEAP Challenge

9 October 2015, 10:15 AM

Parviz AnsariSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville will join the Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) LEAP Challenge case study project.

The LEAP (Liberal Education and America’s Promise) challenge is about preparing students to advance their learning by solving complex problems through high-impact practices such as research, collaborative projects and experiential learning. Participating institutions will work with the AAC&U to develop a set of case studies underscoring how t...

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SIUE School of Pharmacy Raising Scholarship Funds Through Paver Drive

9 October 2015, 10:11 AM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy (SOP) alumni and community members are invited to leave a legacy by participating in the Best and Brightest Paver Drive and Endowed Scholarship Campaign. Through the sale of pavers that will build a path around the School’s Medicinal Garden, monies raised will provide outstanding pharmacy education and financial aid opportunities for students across the region.

“The SIUE School of Pharmacy is an integral part of the commun...

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SIUE Students Travel to See Pope Francis in Philadelphia

5 October 2015, 9:10 AM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Catholic Campus Minister Samantha Kennedy and seven SIUE students joined a contingent of Eastern Illinois University students in a pilgrimage to see Pope Pope FrancisFrancis during his visit to Philadelphia the weekend of Sept. 26-27.

The SIUE group joined 49 EIU students Friday, Sept. 25, for a 12-hour bus ride from Charleston to Philadelphia. Kennedy said the EIU connection came from being in the same Diocese of Springfield and having worked closely with them in ...

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SIUE Inducts Eight to Alumni Hall of Fame

2 October 2015, 8:50 AM

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville honored eight remarkable graduates at the 2015 SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame ceremony Friday, Oct. 2, in the Morris University Center. These alumni have achieved exploits in their respective fields, are role models and are testament to SIUE’s educational excellence.

The 2015 honorees listed by their college or school:

Julion-Wrenetha

School of Nursing: Dr. Wrenetha Julion, BS Nursing ’80 Dr. Wrenetha Julion is a professor in the Rush University Colleg...

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2015 SIUE Homecoming Welcomes Alumni

28 September 2015, 8:30 AM

HomecomingSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville is celebrating 2015 Homecoming with a weeklong series of events targeting current students, alumni, faculty, staff and community members. This year’s events begin Monday, Sept. 28, running through Sunday, Oct. 4 on the SIUE campus.

This year’s student theme is “Turn Up the E.” The schedule of events will include: a comedy show featuring Mind Reader Eric Dittleman; a hot wing eating contest; a golf cart parade; a talent show; a ca...

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ICHP Honors SIUE Pharmacists Arnoldi and Sheley

26 September 2015, 3:15 PM

Jennifer ArnoldiSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Pharmacy Drs. Jennifer Arnoldi and Jared Sheley have been honored by the Illinois Council of Health-System Pharmacists.

A clinical assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, Arnoldi has been selected for the ICHP 2015 New Practitioner Leadership Award. The award recognizes individuals whose early accomplishments distinguish them as future leaders in the profession. The candidates are individuals whose performance demonstrates ...

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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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