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May 09, 2017
Graduate focused on excellence in academics and in life - Pete Rosenbery
Whether she was competing on the track in junior Olympics or high school, participating in her volunteer activities, or maintaining a perfect 4.0 grade point average, Avona Greene always focused on her goals. With a bachelor’s degree in health care management and a minor in psychology, Greene participate in commencement exercises for the College of Applied Sciences and Arts at 5:30 p.m., Saturday, May 13, at the SIU Arena.


May 03, 2017
Appointments available for ‘Give Adults a Smile Day’ - Pete Rosenbery
The first CASA Research Flash Talk event took place last Friday, April 28, 2017, at the Carbondale Community Arts Center (CCA) at 304 West Walnut Street. Approximately 30 people attended the inaugural event presenting and discussing more than 20 ongoing research projects in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts.


May 03, 2017
Commencement ceremonies set for May 12-13 - Pete Rosenbery
Work produced by the students in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Fashion Design & Merchandising program will be presented at the annual student showcase and fashion show, Thursday, April 27, in the Student Center ballrooms.


May 01, 2017
Fashion Student Showcase and Fashion Show
The School of Architecture hosted the 2017 Fashion Design & Merchandising Student Showcase and Runway Fashion Show with huge success!


May 01, 2017
Research Flash Talk
The first CASA Research Flash Talk event took place last Friday, April 28, 2017, at the Carbondale Community Arts Center (CCA) at 304 West Walnut Street. Approximately 30 people attended the inaugural event presenting and discussing more than 20 ongoing research projects in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts.


April 24, 2017
Annual fashion show, student showcase is April 27
Work produced by the students in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Fashion Design & Merchandising program will be presented at the annual student showcase and fashion show, Thursday, April 27, in the Student Center ballrooms.


April 24, 2017
Radiologic students shine at Scholar Bowl
SIU takes 2nd place at Scholar Bowl in 82nd Annual Illinois State Society of Radiologic Technologist.


April 24, 2017
CASA faculty members to present research ‘lightning’ talks - Pete Rosenbery
There will be 24 faculty presenters and 21 presentations during the Friday, April 28, event. The presentations are from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Carbondale Community Arts Center, 304 W. Walnut St., Carbondale. The presentation is free and open to the public. There will be refreshments.


April 22, 2017
United Day 2017
A United Airlines Airbus 320 loaded with 140 passengers: Chicago area high school students, SIU Alumni and staff gracefully landed at Southern Illinois Airport around 9:05am. SIU and United Airlines have enjoyed this partnership for more than 20 years.


April 05, 2017
SIU to offer course for drone operators - Pete Rosenbery
The two-day workshop, Saturday and Sunday, May 6-7, will be at the Transportation Education Center at the Southern Illinois Airport. The workshops are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. This will be the fifth workshop the university’s aviation program has held since November. The registration deadline is April 28.


April 05, 2017
Health care organization recognizes two SIU students - Christi Mathis
Dennis Ramsook, a senior business management major with specialization in management of health-care enterprises from Terre Haute, Ind., and Jacqueline Nash, a sophomore health care management major from Bettendorf, Iowa, are the 2017 recipients of the MidAmerica Healthcare Executives Forum Award.


April 04, 2017
SIU moves up in Princeton Review’s game design ranking - Pete Rosenbery
SIU Carbondale offers courses in game design and development through the multidisciplinary efforts of MCMA and the School of Information Systems and Applied Technologies in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts.


March 06, 2017
Give Kids a Smile Day 2017
For the 15th year, Dental Hygience has hosted the Give Kids a Smile Day program giving free checkups and cleanings to approximately 100 kids!


March 04, 2017
Dental students provide free dental care to low-income children - Olivia Spiers
When the program started in 2003, an average of 50 children were treated. In the past years, the program has since grown to treat almost 300 children annually. The 100 dental students volunteering usually stay from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. examining children’s teeth.


February 20, 2017
2017 President's Day Open House
The college fair attracted 250 prospective students and their families with CASA faculty and staff on hand to answer all their questions.


February 20, 2017
Security Dawgs Take Second Place
Congratulations to the SIU Security Dawgs team on winning second place at the Illinois qualifying Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (IL CCDC) Saturday, February 18, 2017!


February 08, 2017
2017 Chancellors Scholarship Weekend
More than 350 high-achieving high school students and their family members were on campus last weekend for the Chancellor’s and University Excellence Scholarship Interview Weekend.


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