Last month, during the 11th Annual Meeting of Minority Access, SIUE’s continued commitment to fostering a diverse campus was honored via an accolade from the organization.
(L-R) Paul W. Ferguson, provost and vice chancellor for Academic Affairs; Isaac Blankson, chair of the Department of Speech Communication and assistant to the dean for diversity and internationalization initiatives; [...]
Archive for October, 2010
The Women’s Studies program held its annual Oasis Night on Oct. 25 to benefit the women and children who seek help at the Oasis Women’s Shelter in Alton.
Oasis Night at the Vadalabene Center gave students and faculty an opportunity to give back.
The event was coordinated with the Cougar volleyball game which took place at 7 [...]
Even the smallest of the animals need to be cared for is the approach of Beth Walton, assistant professor of geography. Walton is new to the region and became interested in counting the number of box turtles that are native to the region but had not been studied in depth.
Walton holds a box turtle that [...]
Art and Design alumnus Gib Singleton was inducted into the SIUE Alumni Hall of Fame in early October. His work has graced the hands of Pope John Paul II and is represented in collections around the world. This spring, his “From the Earth” exhibit was shown at the Morris University Center Gallery.
After graduation from SIUE [...]
Music students attend a weekly convocation to hone their skills in front of an audience. The convocation is held most Fridays at 2 p.m. in Abbott Auditorium ojn the lower level of Lovejoy Library. The mini-concerts are free and open to the public. Below are three selections from the Jason Swagler Combo, or “The Swags.”
Sorin Nastasia, assistant professor of speech communication.
Sorin Nastasia, assistant professor of speech communication, is on his way to making his mark at SIUE and globally in the field of public relations. His recent invitation to participate in “The Diaspora’s Contribution to Scientific Research and Higher Education in Romania” conference, in Bucharest, Romania, attests to his [...]
Expressionistic art from SIUE students is on display, but not in this world. To see it, you must go into Second Life, more of a virtual universe than a game because there are no rules or objectives. There are just tools for 3D rendering that were turned over to the people who occupy the space with their avatars.