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Thank-A-Giver Initiative Underway at SIUE During Student Engagement and Philanthropy Month

15 February 2018, 3:30 PM

Members of SIUE's Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) organization stand on campus, as they promote the February Thank-A-Giver campaign.Throughout February, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students in the organization Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow (STAT) are joining hundreds of educational institutions worldwide to participate in Student Engagement and Philanthropy Month.

SIUE STAT is hosting a Thank-A-Giver (TAG) social media-driven scavenger hunt across campus this month, representing the tangible impact donors have on the University. Additionally, STAT will host a weekly information table in the Morris University...

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SIUE Students Provide Academic Support and Mentorship to Area Children through America Reads Program

15 February 2018, 9:14 AM

SIUE senior accounting major and Project Advance - America Reads participant Tashawna Nash helps a fourth grade student with a math problem during a tutoring session in South Roxana.From future educators, accountants and social workers, to those still undecided about their future profession, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students involved in the Project Advance - America Reads program are gaining invaluable professional skills and developing as engaged, thoughtful citizens.

Project Advance - America Reads is an AmeriCorps program run through the Lessie Bates Davis Neighborhood House. SIUE has been a program partner since 1997, coordinating tutoring opportunitie...

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SIUE Black Heritage Month Puts a Spotlight on Health

13 February 2018, 5:14 PM

MythFactFact or fiction? African Americans have disproportionately higher rates of cardiovascular disease-related risk factors such as hypertension, obesity and diabetes. A group of students attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Black Heritage Month community health fair on Tuesday, Feb. 13 were split in their responses. The answer is true. 

“Studies show that African Americans are at a higher risk of hypertension, obesity and diabetes than someone of Caucasian descent ...

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Jersey County Business Assoc. Hosts SIUE Metro East SBDC Feb. 28

7 February 2018, 3:50 PM

SBDC Director Jo Ann DiMaggio MayThe Jersey County Business Association (JCBA) invites local business owners and entrepreneurs throughout the region to participate in one-on-one counseling sessions with the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Small Business Development Center (SBDC) from 10 a.m.-noon on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at First Presbyterian Church in Jerseyville.

Staff from the Illinois Metro East SBDC at SIUE will be available to speak confidentially with business owners and entrepreneurs on a range of topics includ...

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SIUE Homework Hotline Expands Services to Assist More Area Students

7 February 2018, 1:05 PM

SIUE Homework HotineFor those who may be struggling with homework, help is just a phone call away thanks to Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Homework Hotline.

In partnership with the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers, and run through the SIUE School of Education, Health and Human Behavior (SEHHB), the program has successfully assisted students and parents, with student tutors fielding nearly 1,350 calls since 2014.

Now, the Homework Hotline has expanded its services to offer face-to-face...

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SIUE Alumnus, Former Madison County Judge Joins Armstrong Teasdale

5 February 2018, 9:40 AM

SIUE alumnus Donald Flack has joined Armstrong Teasdale as a litigation partner. Flack earned a bachelor’s in business economics from the SIUE School of Business in 1993.

Flack’s new position was detailed in an article posted Thursday, Feb. 1 in AdvantageNEWS.

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Become Inspired: Public Invited to Explore Top Research and Creative Activities Featured at SIUE Showcase

2 February 2018, 10:35 AM

Nicholas Carter, of St. Charles, Mo., and Dan Ashbaugh, of Altamont, demonstrate the usability of their team's LED Learning Guitar.Outstanding research and creative activities are featured annually during Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Undergraduate Scholars Showcase. The public is invited to attend this year’s event being held from 2-4 p.m. Thursday, April 26 in the Morris University Center.

More than 100 students, representing nearly 25 different programs, will present the University’s top senior projects through live performances and displays, readings, and multimedia and poster presentati...

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SIUE Celebrates Black Heritage Month with a View of “A Different World”

1 February 2018, 4:49 PM

Marissa-PembrookAt Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, Black Heritage Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments and contributions of Black people, and for the University to recommit to challenges ahead, according to SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook. 

Pembrook gave remarks Thursday, Feb. 1 at the SIUE Black Heritage Month Opening Ceremony in the Morris University Center’s Goshen Lounge. The SIUE Campus Activities Board (CAB) is sponsoring the 18th annual observation, which has theme of &#...

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SIUE Mourns Loss of CAS Student Noah Hays

26 January 2018, 4:15 PM

The SIUE community is mourning the loss of Noah Hays, of Waterloo, who died Thursday, Jan. 25 in Monroe County. He was 19.

Hays was a freshman in SIUE’s College of Arts and Sciences.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Noah Hays’ family and friends as they face this tragedy,” said SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook. “It is heartbreaking for everyone who knew Noah.”

Visitation is from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30 at Christ Community Lutheran Church in Columbia. A...

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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 Executive Education Offers Professional Development Workshops

24 January 2018, 8:20 AM

The SIUE School of Business Executive Education program’s upcoming project management courses and workshops are open for registration: 

Spring 2018 Foundations of Project Management-PMP Prep

Fridays: February 23, March 2, March 16, March 23 and March 30

8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., SIUE Main Campus - Founders Hall

Learn the basics and best practices of project management, and prepare for the PMP® certification. Successful completion awards the 35 educational hours required for the PMP&#...

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SIUE Alumnus Named Executive VP, Community Bank President of Town and Country Bank

23 January 2018, 9:35 AM

SIUE alumnus Paul Abert has been named executive vice president, community bank president of Town and Country Bank. Abert earned a bachelor’s in business in 1988 and an MBA in 1993, both from SIUE. An article detailing his new leadership role was posted Friday, Jan. 19 on the RiverBender.com.

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SIUE Alumnus Promoted to Major/Deputy Chief of EPD

19 January 2018, 11:25 AM

SIUE alumnus Lt. Mike Fillback has been appointed to the rank of Major/Deputy Chief at the Edwardsville Police Department.

Fillback earned a bachelor’s in business administration/finance from the SIUE School of Business in 1996 and is currently pursuing a master’s in public administration and policy analysis at the University.

Details on Fillback’s new position are available in The Edwardsville Intelligencer.

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SIUE’s Harris Named Interim Assistant Provost

18 January 2018, 1:45 PM

Jessica HarrisSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb, PhD, has named Jessica Harris, PhD, as interim assistant provost, effective January 1, 2018.  She will serve in the role through next year or until the successful completion of a search to fill the position permanently. A full search for the permanent position will occur in spring 2019. 

Harris is an associate professor of historical studies in the SIUE College of Arts and Sciences ...

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SIUE’s Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Emphasizes Education and Character

17 January 2018, 3:51 PM

“Education is a blueprint for success” was the motivating and reverberating message of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Birthday Celebration on Wednesday, Jan. 17 in the Morris University Center Meridian Ballroom. 

“Education saved my life, because it provided me with options, opportunities, the capacity to think for myself, the ability to be strategic, the capability to position myself and wherewithal to tap into my po...

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SIUE Releases Diversity and Strategic Plan Goals

17 January 2018, 2:50 PM

Dr. Venessa BrownSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Associate Chancellor for Diversity and Inclusion Venessa Brown, PhD, today introduced the University’s Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan Goals for 2018-25 at the Morris University Center Conference Center.

“I am enthusiastic about and encouraged by the Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan, because it addresses issues and strategies that are crucial to SIUE’s future,” said Chancellor Randy Pembrook. “It represents a t...

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Trenton Education Center Hosts SBDC Day for the Metro East on Jan. 31

11 January 2018, 9:25 AM

The Trenton Education Center, Kaskaskia College invites local and regional business owners and entrepreneurs to meet the staff of the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to participate in one-on-one counseling sessions. The event runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 31 at Kaskaskia College Education Center at 520 E. Broadway in Trenton.

Metro East SBDC Director Jo Ann Di Maggio May finds these open house events...

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SIUE Kicks Off Spring Semester with Warm Treat and Support for Students

8 January 2018, 2:50 PM

(L-R) Junior computer management and information systems major Shauna Yeager and sophomore biology major Nathan Smith talk to Ask Me! volunteers Stephanie Stookey and Kirsten Huene from Human Resources during the first day of the spring 2018 semester.With a projected high of 40 degrees, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s spring semester got off to a chilly start on Monday, Jan. 8. But, thanks to the Office of Student Affairs and campus community members, students were guided to their buildings efficiently and offered a hot chocolate treat for warmth.

Volunteers were spread throughout campus displaying “Ask Me!” signs and offering guidance. Others greeted students and hosted the third annual hot chocolate stand.

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Central Illinois Care Services Expands with Assistance of Metro East SBDC at SIUE

28 December 2017, 11:40 AM

CICS Owners Steve Boyd and Jeff StassiCentral Illinois Care Services (CICS) recently opened its newest office in Glen Carbon to provide services to the Metro East and part of southern Illinois to complement its original Effingham location. Owners Jeff Stassi and Steve Boyd have been working with the Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville since early 2016 to enhance their business operations.

SBDC Director Jo Ann Di Maggio May has provided expertise in reviewing the ...

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Human Rights Advocate Naomi Tutu to Speak at MJCHF Fundraising Event

21 December 2017, 9:05 AM

Humanitarian and human rights activist Naomi Tutu.Humanitarian and human rights activist Naomi Tutu will be the special guest for the Mannie Jackson Center for the Humanities Foundation (MJCHF®) Annual Speaker Series and fundraiser scheduled for Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The highly anticipated annual event will be held at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in the Morris University Center’s Meridian Ballroom with a cocktail reception beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Naomi Tutu has dedicated her life’s work to social justice ...

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Aviston Earns a New Auto Body Shop with SBDC Assistance

21 December 2017, 8:15 AM

Aviston, Illinois is an area that is growing in development and will be gaining a new locally owned business in the New Year. Aviston Auto Body Shop owner Ryan Voss decided to pursue his dream of opening his own shop with the help of his wife, Melinda, and the Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. They broke ground on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017, and plan to open in January 2018.

Everything has been going according to plan for the V...

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SIUE’s Belasen Featured on WalletHub

19 December 2017, 4:16 PM

SIUE’s Ariel R. Belasen, PhD, associate professor in the Department of Economics and Finance, was featured in a WalletHub article about the meaning and importance behind credit scores and the validity of having a cash back credit card. 

To read the article about credit scores, click here and to learn more about cash back credit cards, visit here.

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SBDC at SIUE Offers Kauffman Foundation Growth Venture FastTrac Series

15 December 2017, 1:15 PM

FastTrac LogoThe Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is collaborating with WRS Solutions LLC to bring the highly acclaimed Kauffman Foundation FastTrac Growth Venture series to the Riverbend area.

The FastTrac series is a flexible program with a proven framework to help established companies and entrepreneurs realize the full potential of their businesses through sustainable growth and operational efficiency. This eight-part serie...

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Students Enjoy Delicious Late Night Breakfast to Kick Off Finals Week

11 December 2017, 1:05 PM

SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook serves junior Nicholas Haley, of Springfield, during the late night breakfast.Approximately 640 Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students were treated to a hearty breakfast Sunday night, served by SIUE administrators, faculty and staff.

SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Jeffrey Waple, and Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Denise Cobb, joined approximately 30 faculty and staff members to dish out a wide spread of food, and wish students well as the semester comes to an end. The menu included French toast sticks, sc...

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The Tibbett’s House: Bed, Breakfast & Books Welcomes All for the Holiday Season

10 December 2017, 1:40 PM

Mindy and Brett CostoWhen you stay at a hotel, do you get the warm comfortable feeling of a home?

Didn’t think so.

When you choose to stay at The Tibbett’s House: Bed, Breakfast & Books in Highland, you are greeted with the smell of freshly baked cookies, and genuine hospitality from owners Brett and Mindy Casto. They even have their company mascots to greet you, too … their two dogs.

You have access to snacks, drinks and toiletries during your stay, as well as some time to connect with other gu...

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Five SIUE Alumni to be Inducted into IBCA Hall of Fame

8 December 2017, 3:10 PM

(L-R) Liz Bray, Stosha Flowers, Alicia McConnell, Amber Allan and Sarah Larson.The DeShasier sisters will achieve a life milestone together as the three SIUE alumni will be inducted into the 2018 Illinois Basketball Coaches Association (IBCA) Hall of Fame, along with two fellow alums. The Carrollton natives include Stosha DeShasier Flowers, Liz DeShasier Bray and Alicia DeShasier McDonnell.

Liz played SIUE Cougars Women’s Basketball from 1999-2003. She earned a bachelor’s in speech pathology and audiology from the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior...

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SIUE Fall Commencement Bestows Degrees Upon Graduates

8 December 2017, 1:25 PM

Chancellor Randy Pembrook at Fall 2017 Commencement Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook, PhD, oversaw the 2017 Fall Commencement exercises Saturday, Dec. 16 in morning and afternoon ceremonies for the 1,257 eligible graduates in the Vadalabene Center on campus.

Ceremony Videos - 9 a.m. | 1 p.m.

McKenzie Ferguson, PharmD, associate professor in the School of Pharmacy and SIUE’s 2017 Teaching Excellence Award winner addressed the morning ceremony, which featured the Graduate School, and the Schools of Busines...

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Retirement Leads to Queen Beedz with the SBDC’s Support

5 December 2017, 5:25 PM

Susan HackneySusan Hackney was looking for a creative outlet as she eased her way into retirement. A lifelong learner, she decided the extra time on her hands provided the opportunity to learn new skills. Having an interest in growing her passion for jewelry making into a business, she learned about the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

She first attended the SBDC’s monthly workshop “Starting a Small Business” that was held earl...

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SIUE Student Adam Midden Wins in Team Case Competition at Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2017 Global Leadership Summit

4 December 2017, 3:45 PM

RedTeam-AdamMiddenSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Adam Midden, a senior in the School of Business, and fellow team members won their case category during the Team Case Competition, sponsored by KPMG, at Beta Gamma Sigma’s (BGS) 2017 Global Leadership Summit. 

The Team Case Competition allowed 35 teams of business students to collaborate and provide a solution to a complex business scenario. Midden’s team won based on their innovative and creative solution for their assigned business ca...

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Scott Air Force Base to be Honored at SIUE Commencement

29 November 2017, 4:50 PM

Col. Marc Packler, commander, 375th Communications Group, Scott Air Force Base (SAFB), will address the Southern Illinois University Edwardsville fall 2017 commencement exercise at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 16 in the Vadalabene Center.  Packler will be speaking to the graduating class in honor of SAFB’s 100th anniversary.

“We are extremely pleased to celebrate the base’s 100th anniversary,” SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook said.  “Scott Air Force Base and SI...

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WalletHub Features Financial Expertise of SIUE’s Demirer

28 November 2017, 11:05 AM

Riza Demirer, PhD, and director of SIUE’s master’s in economics and finance program.SIUE’s Riza Demirer, PhD, professor and graduate program director in the Department of Economics and Finance, contributed his expertise on tax reform and stock market prices in a WalletHub article posted Monday, Nov. 20.

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India Trip Produces Partnerships for SIUE Schools of Pharmacy, Business, Engineering and CAS

28 November 2017, 10:05 AM

SIUE Chancellor Randy PembrookSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook and School of Pharmacy (SIUE SOP) Dean Gireesh Gupchup visited India in late October and early November to secure agreements that enhance SIUE’s international partnerships.

“We are in the process of increasing our efforts to recruit individuals to SIUE, in particular, Indian students interested in the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields seem like a good fit for our programs,” sa...

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SIUE Introduces Online Organizational Talent Management Series

22 November 2017, 9:55 AM

Joel NadlerSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville is introducing online organizational talent management courses that provide instruction and practical applications for incorporating industrial/organizational psychology into organizational decision-making. Enrollment is open now for the non-credit course modules that will begin in February. 

Topics include gathering high-quality survey data, analyzing and interpreting survey results, and designing structured interviews to improve the selection pro...

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Metro East SBDC at SIUE and Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber Partner for Small Business Saturday 2017

20 November 2017, 9:40 AM

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) is partnering with the Troy/Maryville/St. Jacob/Marine Chamber of Commerce to promote Small Business Saturday on November 25. Small Business Saturday is a day to celebrate and support small businesses for their significant roles in the community. It comes at a time where shoppers can make their holiday purchases, while supporting local merchants.

The two organizations wil...

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SBDC Commends One Legacy Nomination for the 2018 RootsTech Family History Innovative Product of the Year

9 November 2017, 9:40 AM

Mike StithMike Stith, owner of One LegacyⓇ, has been nominated for the 2018 RootsTech Family History Innovative Product of the Year for his Legacy Sharing program.

One LegacyⓇ collects and shares real stories from everyday people through Legacy Sharing, a guided story-sharing program for groups of all ages.

Stith is humbled by the recognition. “Receiving this nomination is a true honor, and provides added validation for guided story sharing programs,” he said. “Sharing stor...

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SBDC Commends One Legacy Nomination for the 2018 RootsTech Family History Innovative Product of the Year

9 November 2017, 9:40 AM

Mike StithMike Stith, owner of One LegacyⓇ, has been nominated for the 2018 RootsTech Family History Innovative Product of the Year for his Legacy Sharing program.

One LegacyⓇ collects and shares real stories from everyday people through Legacy Sharing, a guided story-sharing program for groups of all ages.

Stith is humbled by the recognition. “Receiving this nomination is a true honor, and provides added validation for guided story sharing programs,” he said. “Sharing stor...

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Pint Perfect of Alton is 2017 Metro East Startup Challenge Winner

3 November 2017, 11:50 AM

2017 Metro East Start-up Challenge WinnersThe Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Metro East Startup Challenge (MESC), a regional business plan competition for entrepreneurs and startups, announced its three cash prize winners today with Alton-based Pint Perfect earning first place and the grand prize of $10,000.

Idea Factory Educational Services (IFES), founded by Nicole Grimm, a former employment relations major at SIUE, won the $6,000 second place prize. The mother-daughter team of Emma and Robyn Starkey grabbed the $4,000 thi...

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Illinois SBDC at SIUE Collaborates to Present Local Showcase Nov. 1 that Promotes and Connects Veteran Entrepreneurs to Resources

26 October 2017, 3:06 PM

The Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will collaborate with the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) at the Women’s Business Development Center in Chicago and the Small Business Administration (SBA) to support veterans at a local event during National Veterans Small Business Week. 

 The Small Business Connect: Resources for Veterans and All Entrepreneurs Showcase will be held from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov...

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SIUE’s Snyders Sisters Accelerated Education Helps Them Pursue Dreams Together

24 October 2017, 12:45 PM

The Snyders sisters from Jerseyville have always been motivated to advance through higher education and achieve their career aspirations.

Together, they are attending Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, and though one is an undergraduate and one a graduate student, their accelerated academic paths have them slated to graduate together in May 2019.

View a video of their story here.

“Ellen’s always been my role model,” said 18-year-old Anne Snyders, a junior majoring ...

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Metro East SBDC Client Code 3 Spices Repeats as Collinsville Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year

24 October 2017, 10:50 AM

Chris Bohnemeier-Mike RadosevichCode 3 Spices owners Mike Radosevich and Chris Bohnemeier accepted the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce's Small Business of the Year Award on Wednesday, Oct. 18 for the second straight year.

“Code 3 Spices is the perfect example of the kind of power a small business can generate with passion and ambition,” said Illinois Metro East Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Director Jo Ann Di Maggio May. “The owners are dedicated to th...

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SIUE’s Belasen Offers Expert Advice on “Best Credit Cards for College Students”

23 October 2017, 11:20 AM

The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Business’s Ariel Belasen, associate professor in the Department of Economics and Finance, was the featured expert in a Wallethub article, entitled “2017 Best Credit Cards for College Students.”

Belasen offered advice on the best ways for college students to use a credit card and avoid credit issues. Wallethub posted the article on Friday, Oct. 20.

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SIUE and SWIC Introduce Reverse Transfer Credit Program

20 October 2017, 9:20 AM

Students study outdoors on SIUE’s campus.Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and Southwestern Illinois College (SWIC) have established a reverse transfer agreement. The Reverse Transfer Credit Program adds a new student-centered feature to the institutions’ existing partnership. The program allows students who have transferred from SWIC to SIUE, without having completed their associate degree, an opportunity to transfer credits back to SWIC in order to obtain this initial credential.

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Hundreds Aim to Boost Future Success, Apply for Advanced Degree from SIUE

20 October 2017, 8:43 AM

Haruka Kawata attended the SIUE Graduate School Open House to learn more about the art therapy counseling program and gain the perspective of current graduate students.In today’s aggressive professional environment, an advanced degree gives individuals a competitive edge as they boast enhanced leadership preparation, applied skills, and proven excitement for continuous learning and discovery.

Approximately 370 prospective students received information on Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s more than 100 master’s programs, post-baccalaureate certificates, specialist degrees, doctoral degrees and cooperative doctoral programs during th...

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SIUE Adjusts 2018 Spring Commencement

20 October 2017, 8:40 AM

Vadalabene Center CommencementSouthern Illinois University Edwardsville is adjusting its Spring 2018 Commencement schedule to accommodate growth at the event and create an even better experience for the graduates and their guests.

“We are making a serious effort to ensure that all of the graduates’ family members and guests are able to see their graduate receive their degree in person, and have the most enjoyable experience possible,” said SIUE Chancellor Randy Pembrook. “We had reached a state where...

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SBDC Helps One Legacy Expand Guided Story Sharing Program

19 October 2017, 10:20 AM

One LegacyWhile spending time with his ailing mother at nursing facilities, hospitals, and ultimately hospice, Mike Stith searched for a way to lift her spirits during her struggle with cancer. By asking targeted questions about people and events in her life, the conversations they had lifted her emotions and provided meaningful activity.

Upon finding that many other families and healthcare staff enjoyed participating and appreciated hearing such fascinating personal histories, Stith was inspired to foun...

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Accelerate Toward Degree Completion During SIUE’s Online Winter Session

19 October 2017, 8:55 AM

Denise CobbEnrollment begins Monday, Oct. 30 for Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s accelerated winter session. This special session runs Dec. 18, 2017-Jan. 7, 2018. More information is available
at siue.edu/winter-session.

More than 60 three-week courses will be taught entirely online. Available courses cover a variety of disciplines at the introductory, upper-division and graduate level.

“SIUE’s faculty is dedicated to providing high quality learning opportunities that...

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City of Greenville Hosts SBDC Day for the Metro East Oct. 27

11 October 2017, 8:00 AM

The City of Greenville invites local and regional business owners and entrepreneurs to meet the staff of the Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) for the Metro East at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville to participate in one-on-one counseling sessions. The event runs from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Friday, Oct. 27 at the Greenville City Hall located at 404 S. Third Street.

Metro East SBDC Director Jo Ann Di Maggio May finds these open house events an effective way to connect with the l...

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SIUE Discusses Race and Ways to Improve its Racial Climate

10 October 2017, 4:29 PM

VenessaTerraConversations about race, building a more safe and equitable campus and the changing face of higher education were among the issues discussed Tuesday, Oct. 10 at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s “Race Dynamics and Racism on Today’s Campus” conference, hosted by the Office of Institutional Diversity and Inclusion

“I read in The Chronicle of Higher Education that they reported 120 events of racial incidents across the country in the last quarter,&#8...

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Area Employers Connect with SIUE Students During October Career Fairs

9 October 2017, 12:00 PM

More than 150 industry employers and graduate schools met strong student prospects from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville during the Career Development Center’s (CDC) Career Fairs held Wednesday-Thursday, Oct. 4-5.

Lauren Hammel, a senior engineering student from Highland, explored employment opportunities during the Fall Career Fair.

“Our career fairs are growing tremendously,” said Carrie Smolar, assistant director for employer relations in the CDC. “We’re actively working to help students connect with employers and gain professional opportunities.”

“My progr...

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