In the wake of recent mass shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, some members of the SIUE community wonder what can be done to prevent incidents on campus, as well as what the university’s response would be if a mass shooting were to happen here.
The start of the school year is a time of change for a lot of SIUE community members, but newly-appointed Athletic Director Tim Hall said he has no intention of making any major changes just yet.
Earlier this summer, SIUE’s campus Starbucks closed for renovations. Besides the interior, there have been changes to outdoor seating, the menu and more.
Panhellenic recruitment sees new changes this year as discussions continue about the possibility of affiliated recruitment counselors in the future and with the addition of Kappa Kappa Gamma.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker arrived on campus on July 30 to sign a bill that guarantees both SIUE and SIUC a student trustee vote.
An incident SIUE officials have called a “high-level external cyberattack” have paralyzed multiple computer systems on campus.
July’s Board of Trustees meeting brought an unprecedented distribution of new state funds between the Edwardsville and Carbondale campuses and further talk of creating a fair distribution of recurrent funding between the two campuses.
A new infographic explaining Campus Recreation’s long-standing clothing policy has become a topic of discussion for many concerned students and alumni.
The Faculty Association and administration struck a tentative agreement on Friday, June 21 after bargaining since April 2018.
After Lindenwood University-Belleville announced it will be closing its doors come Fall 2020, SIUE began taking steps to show Lindenwood-Belleville students that SIUE is a feasible option for them.
The speech-language pathology and audiology program at SIUE is helping individuals from the local transgender community find the voice that belongs to their identity.
After roughly two years, the Faculty Association president Kim Archer said she can finally breathe a sigh of relief, as the Faculty Association and the university signed a tentative agreement on a contract Friday, June 21.
Several route and service changes to the Edwardsville area were approved at Madison County Transit’s monthly Board of trustees meeting. Changes are coming in August 2019.
The month of June is a period of celebration for the LGBTQ community, especially in St. Louis, but with recent events and the 50th anniversary of Stonewall, tensions have been on the rise.
The School of Education, Health and Human Behavior will see new leadership soon, as Robin Hughes was selected to be dean after a national search. Hughes is projected to start her new position on Aug. 1, after her appointment is approved by the Board of Trustees. Hughes will succeed interim d…
During Spring 2019’s Sustained Dialogue program, student moderators had the opportunity to lead fellow students in discussions surrounding difficult topics.
On May 29, the SIUE police received a report from Accounts Payable about alleged fraudulent activity. This is the subject of an ongoing investigation.
The SIU School of Dental Medicine graduated 58 students who completed their doctor of dental medicine degrees on Saturday, June 1.
Returning to SIUE, Elza Ibroscheva will be the next associate provost. Her duties will include academic planning, accreditation and assessment.
EDWARDSVILLE (Tribune News Service) — Members of the Madison County Board’s Judiciary Committee got an update regarding the firing and criminal charges against a former assistant public defender who had been practicing without a law license.
SIUE announced the establishment of a new master’s program, a master in public health. The MPH degree program will be offered through the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior’s Department of Applied Health.
Students who are active duty military military members, those serving in most Reserve units or the National Guard or who are exploring study abroad options will see many changes at SIUE after approvals from May’s Board of Trustees meeting.
Eric Langenwalter has served the School of Dental Medicine for 32 years, and in June, he will be retiring from leading and educating students at the school. SDM offers education for more than 10,000 people annually through community outreach events.
Peter Maer, SIUE alumnus and Granite City, Illinois native, received the Interfaith Alliance Walter Cronkite Faith and Freedom Award in Washington, D.C. on May 21, along with Judge William Webster.
After filling the position of Interim Dean since July 2018, Mark Luer has been named Dean of the School of Pharmacy, pending Board of Trustee approval.
Like the typical commencement speaker, senior sociology major Amy Yates, of South Roxana, Illinois, is well-known throughout her department for her involvement and high grades. However, unlike most students, Yates balances these activities on top of being a non-traditional student and single…
Many students graduating this May are going through the same crises — wondering what’s next for them. Fourth-year pharmacy student Sonja Bromann, of Glen Ellyn, Illinois, will speak at commencement with a speech focusing on “Where do we go from here?”
After taking advantage of opportunities at SIUE, senior economics and finance major Kelly Pfaff, of Sandwich, Illinois, now boasts an internship at Boeing, and was named the School of Business undergraduate commencement speaker.
As a nontraditional student, Jessica Schnebly has a passion for providing care to those in need and has gone from working as a professional photographer, a nurse and, now, a family nurse practitioner.
Mother of four, senior early childhood education major Laycee Thigpen, of Fairview Heights, Illinois, shows hard work and dedication to her own learning while also applying her knowledge.
As students are pulling all-nighters in preparation for finals week, senior graduate student Lindsay Doolittle, of Granite City, Illinois, is preparing for something more. Doolittle was chosen to give the commencement speech for the Graduate School at 6:30 p.m. on May 10 in the Vadalabene Center.
The Faculty Association has been pushing for better wages, and with SIUE’s $27 million cash reserve, used for unexpected expenses and to pay the campus’ bills and employees, the faculty believes it is more than feasible.
After former Associate Director of the Kimmel Student Involvement Center Michelle Welter was found guilty of embezzling from the university, Kimmel re-analyzed prize-handling procedures to ensure future thefts would not happen.
Student Government introduced new leadership after Monday evening’s inductions at the senate meeting. While the election left many write-ins and open seats, students finally learned who their senators are for next school year.
The mother of a child who was allegedly forced to stand naked in a locked closet as punishment at the Head Start/ Early Head Start Program classroom, in East St. Louis, Illinois, filed a lawsuit against two employees, Shavonda Willis and another defendant referred to as “Ms. Mary” in the sui…
As podcasting continues to grow in popularity, faculty in the Mass Communications Department and administrators, have set plans in motion for the renovation of the audio labs in Dunham Hall.
With changing student enrollment, Lovejoy Library remains the same size as it was when it was built in 1965. With limited space and funding, administrators must make difficult decisions about what resources to offer.
The job description for most broadcast engineers surrounds technology, but Broadcasting Engineer Foreman Wayne Mills maintains a student-centered mentality. After 11 years and five months at SIUE, Mills prepares to leave the university to pursue new challenges but not without missing the students.
The College Republicans of SIUE invited Appellate Court Judge Justice David Overstreet to SIUE on April 15 to inspire future lawyers, attorneys and judges by talking about his journey to become a judge.
Under new legislation from state Rep. Katie Stuart, D-Edwardsville, each student trustee from Edwardsville and Carbondale would have a vote on the SIU Board of Trustees. HB2239 has passed through the Illinois House and has been assigned to the Higher Education Committee.
A group of evangelical street preachers sharing anti-abortion, anti-LGBTQ and anti-evolution messages drew a crowd of student protestors to the Rock on Wednesday, April 24 just before noon. About 20 student protestors gathered in disagreement with the preachers despite the rain.
Carbondale student trustee Brione Lockett will return to the board for a second term, providing a familiar face among many new appointments after the election results were announced April 17.
Under state Rep. Katie Stuart’s, D-Edwardsville, new legislation, both student trustees would have a vote on the SIU Board of Trustees. The bill has passed through the Illinois House and has already experienced its first reading in the Senate.