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October 29, 2019
Flying Salukis host regional intercollegiate championships - Pete Rosenbery
CARBONDALE, Ill. – Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Flying Salukis will look to win a ninth straight regional title beginning Tuesday when the team hosts the National Intercollegiate Flying Association’s Region VIII competition.


October 01, 2019
SIU Aviation Technologies, Chinese university embark on collaborative degree program - Pete Rosenbery
CARBONDALE, Ill. — A collaborative degree program between Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s aviation technologies program and Shenyang Aerospace University in China is expected to bring 60 additional international students to campus beginning in 2021.


July 22, 2019
Did you know...
Graduates in undergraduate radiologic sciences and graduate medical dosimetry programs continue to excel on certification examinations, scoring well above national averages on first-time attempt pass rates.


June 20, 2019
Automotive students will take to the road at upcoming Street Machine Nationals - Pete Rosenbery
CARBONDALE, Ill. – Students in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s nationally recognized automotive technology program will be on hand this weekend when the thunder of high performance street machines, hot rods and trucks rumble through the region at the General Tire Street Machine Nationals.


June 20, 2019
Free dental clinics will be available for area children this summer - Pete Rosenbery
CARBONDALE, Ill. – There are several opportunities this summer for children in the region to receive free preventive dental services through the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Dental Sealant Grant Program.


May 30, 2019
Flying Salukis celebrate the past and soar toward the future - Pete Rosenbery
Celebrating SIU’s Saluki TRADITION, Saluki PRIDE and Saluki PROMISE for SIU’s 150thAnniversary, This Is SIU is publishing a monthly feature detailing the past, present and future of notable places, events and people on campus.


May 07, 2019
Dental hygiene students earn CDHC online certification - Pete Rosenbery
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Completing an online certification program developed by the American Dental Association will give Southern Illinois University Carbondale dental hygiene student Samantha Shankle an important resource as she moves forward in her career.


April 30, 2019
SIU Point of Pride - Pete Rosenberry
SIU Carbondale offers bachelor’s degrees in radiologic sciences, mortuary sciences and dental hygiene; the only baccalaureate programs in their specializations in Illinois. The School of Allied Health also offers one of only five Master of Science degree programs in medical dosimetry obtainable within the United States.


April 15, 2019
Fashion design students show their skills on April 25 - Pete Rosenbery
CARBONDALE, Ill. – Southern Illinois University fashion students will present the 2019 Fashion Design and Merchandising Program Student Showcase and Runway Fashion Show at the Student Center ballrooms on April 25.


April 15, 2019
A Software Framework for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Network Towards Environmental Monitoring - Pete Rosenbery
A Software Framework for Heterogeneous Wireless Sensor Network Towards Environmental Monitoring’ a paper by Qian (Jenny) Huang, School of Architecture, and Kane Rodriguez, an SIU alumnus, was published recently in Applied Sciences.


April 08, 2019
TECC Day 2019 to focus on technology creativity, security and accessibility - Pete Rosenbery
Tech Dawgs, a registered student organization within the School of Information Systems and Applied Technologies (ISAT) is hosting “TECC Day 2019: Tech Exploration for the Carbondale Community.” The workshop is from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on April 13 in the College of Applied Sciences and Arts Building. The workshops will be in the CLC lab, Room C112 and ASA 111.


March 29, 2019
Leading the Pack: Davis sees family all around her - Pete Rosenbery
Before Julie Davis was a student herself and later associate professor and director of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Physical Therapy Assistant (PTA) program, she had the unique opportunity to consider program faculty a part of her family.


March 26, 2019
Next Generation Learning Technology - Michael D. Brazley
“The Next Generation Learning Technology in Urban Planning and Property Development,” A paper by Michael D. Brazley, Architecture, has been accepted to the 5th Annual International Conference on Urban Planning and Property Development, May 27-28, in Singapore.


March 22, 2019
Leading the pack: Meyer pieces it all together to ‘Give Kids a Smile’ - Pete Rosenbery
Jennifer Meyer’s eyes light up and her own smile grows when she talks about a program that helps children in the region who do not have regular access to dental care. For Meyer, an assistant instructor in the School of Allied Health’s dental hygiene program, a smile and good dental health – particularly for a child – mean everything.


March 21, 2019
SIU architecture student doesn’t ‘horse around’ in precast concrete barn building event - Pete Rosenbery
With roughly two days to design a 1,800 square-foot Kentucky-themed four-stall horse barn using precast concrete, Southern Illinois University Carbondale architectural studies student Brendon Bangert and two other team members pieced together what was the People’s Choice Award in the 2019 Project Precast national design competition earlier this month in Louisville, Kentucky.


March 05, 2019
Going the Extra Mile
Students in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s automotive technology program will be assisting a Scandinavian low speed vehicle and golf car manufacturer in research and development of improved lithium batteries for use in the company’s vehicles.


February 26, 2019
Faculty, staff can present their research in ‘lightning talks’ in April
Faculty and staff can present their research and ongoing collaboration to the community in April at “CASA Research Flash Talks 3.0.”


January 25, 2019
Point of Pride
SIU is the only university that works with major airlines to fly prospective students to campus for Aviation Career Day events. SIU regularly holds aviation career days featuring SIU alumni who now work with American Airlines and United Airlines. Each airline flies students in from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport.


January 10, 2019
SIU Aviation getting new planes for students - KFVS-TV
Mike Burgener and Ken Bro, Aviation, discuss the upcoming purchase of five state-of-the-industry planes for the nationally recognized program.


January 03, 2019
SIU’s online Public Safety and Homeland Security Program among nation’s best - Pete Rosenbery
Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s online Public Safety and Homeland Security Management master’s degree program is judged to be among the nation’s best in quality and affordability.


January 02, 2019
SIU’s Recreation Center offers two triathlon events in early 2019 - Christi Mathis
Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Student Recreation Center is offering two unique biking, swimming and running experiences to kick off 2019.


January 01, 2019
SIU offering new scholarships to hundreds of freshmen and transfer students - Christi Mathis
Southern Illinois University Carbondale and the state of Illinois are offering millions of reasons why students should pursue their college degrees at SIU.


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