The definition of “affordable housing” is based on being at most thirty percent of one’s income. Looking at the average price of housing in Edwardsville, it is often not affordable for many people with the average Edwardsville housing price being $303,662, as reported by the Intelligencer in…
SIUE received a $1.8 million grant to launch the Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program, which is a partnership between social work and nursing, intended to boost the number of mental health professionals in rural and underserved areas.
Loretta Schneider had worked for SIUE’s Catering Services since 2003, and now former employees and co-workers remember her after her death.
Although SIUE’s state revenue has fluctuated throughout the past decade, the recent Fiscal Year 2020 has seen high amounts of state revenue, possibly meaning more money for SIUE in coming years.
Coming from a family of SIUE employees, Jeremy Spiller was hired on to join campus police after four years of service to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
SPRINGFIELD – The state will have new COVID-19 guidance on face coverings after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance Tuesday to reflect that even individuals vaccinated against COVID-19 should wear masks while indoors in areas of the country where the viru…
SPRINGFIELD – Gov. JB Pritzker signed a bill into law Tuesday that repeals criminal penalties for people who transmit HIV to others.
Peter Cocuzza, former chair of the Department of Theater and Dance, has retired after 26 years at SIUE. In that time, he was involved in creating several projects, such as Xfest.
Carlos Dulcamara, a senior mass communications major from Mascoutah, Illinois, earned an honorable mention in the Mid-America Emmys. His video, “Honey Bunches of Oats Commercial,” was entered in the Craft Editor category.
This year, the Metro East Start-Up Challenge has expanded to include Fayette and Montgomery counties and two new prize categories. The annual competition aims to help mentor and provide support to small businesses.
NOTE: The opinions expressed by city council members in this piece are solely representative of those individuals, not on behalf of the entire Edwardsville City Council.
Students, faculty and staff will now be required by the university to get weekly COVID-19 screening tests unless they meet the schools exemption requirements.
SIUE and WittKieffer, the executive search firm supporting the chancellor search, hosted a student listening session on June 28 for students to discuss what they are looking for in the next chancellor.
Plastic and paper bags used at checkouts in Edwardsville will cost 10 cents each starting July 12. The fee applies only to stores larger than 7,000 square feet and does not apply to bags used inside stores, such as for produce or flowers, or pharmacy prescriptions or newspapers. Stores may a…
The SIUE School of Business and the Canadian telephone company TELUS Communications recently co-sponsored and hosted the International Telecommunications Society webinar “Deepfakes: The Coming Infocalypse with Nina Schick,” addressing synthetic media and its broad implications.
Saturday’s BazaArt and Chalk It Up To Art event delivered a variety of art forms and different personalities to draw in crowds with its chalk art and art vendors.
Dean Bruce Rotter of the SIU School of Dental Medicine announced that he is retiring after 28 years of being a dental school faculty member.
Almost three years ago anthropology Assistant Professor Corey Ragsdale and a team of his students began the process of excavating a buried cemetery from the 1850s – which they finished in early June.
Women veterans are more likely to experience unique challenges such as infertility and military sexual trauma, but often have difficulty finding resources specifically for them.
The BazaArt and Chalk It Up to Art event is coming to downtown O’Fallon at 212 E. 1st St. Artists from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. on June 26 on will be participating in a chalk art contest as well as selling some of their art on a day filled with numerous activities adding to the bazaar feel.
Intended to break the cycle of institutionalization, Illinois House Bill 0449 will provide housing to individuals with mental illness and substance abuse disorders, with the requirement that they meet with a mental health professional, if signed.
The Glen Carbon Village Board of Trustees have approved the return of the Glen Fest at their last meeting, setting the date for Oct. 2, 2021.
School of Pharmacy students now have the opportunity to receive a bachelor’s degree alongside their Doctor of Pharmacy degree through the College of Arts and Sciences’ new pharmaceutical chemistry specialization.
This year, the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior awarded $26,000 in scholarships to over 70 students, marking a drastic increase from the previous year.
After more than a year of living in a pandemic, locals have noticed the increase of single-use plastics and their impact on our environment.
The College Student Personnel Administration degree program is relatively new, but Assistant Professor J.T. Snipes and Instructor Candace Hall are looking to continue progressing with new additions.
SPRINGFIELD – The leader of one of the state’s largest anti-abortion groups told a legislative committee Tuesday that the group intends to file a legal challenge against the state’s new “culturally responsive teaching and leading standards.”
Following an update to CDC guidelines in May, SIUE released an updated mask policy regarding when students should wear masks depending on their vaccination status.
The City of Alton is partnering with Republic Services for a large or bulk item drop off event, working out details for future plans with Republic to make bulk item pick up year-round and expanding other initiatives aimed at cleaning up the city.
Restaurants throughout the Metro East and the nation are experiencing a labor shortage, causing some locally-owned restaurants to rethink their business hours while larger-owned franchises and corporate stores are floating, or sending outside help to struggling stores.
Following Chancellor Randy Pembrook’s retirement announcement, a search committee is being put together to find SIUE’s next chancellor.
Following the CDC’s updated guidelines, SIUE has loosened the requirements of wearing masks and maintaining social distance for fully vaccinated individuals, but stay the same for those who aren’t vaccinated.
If you're looking for a fulfilling job this summer, look no further! The Alestle is hiring talented SIUE students to fill reporter, photographer, and copy editor positions.
SIUE announced this afternoon they will be holding the commencement ceremony at noon on Thursday, May 6 at the First Community Arena in the Vadalabene Center due to inclement weather.
Spring 2021 commencement will be held in-person after last year’s ceremony was held virtually due to COVID-19. However, the graduates’ past year was still influenced by the pandemic.
Energy-efficient lighting and interactive display boards are just two of many changes coming to the Dunham Hall TV studio. While the refurbishment project has been delayed by the pandemic, it may be done as soon as this fall.
Gender-neutral signage on public single-occupancy restrooms has been required by state law since 2020; while SIUE has since made itself compliant, members of the school’s Restroom Accessibility group say there is still work to be done.
After accessible parking spots were snowed-in last winter, SIUE’s student government signed an accessibility resolution that may add new accessibility rules in the future.
Lifting the pause on the Johnson & Johnson vaccines has caused differing viewpoints, but the restart of vaccinations may cause people to be concerned about future vaccine safety.
The East St. Louis Learning Resource Center, Metro East Lending Group and Money Smart St. Louis are presenting a free, virtual Money Smart Month Series through the LRC.
The Madison County Health Department partnered with National Guard workers to administer 500 Pfizer vaccines at the Student Fitness Center last week.
The WE CARE clinic received a $20,000 grant from Susan G. Komen Missouri to expand their breast cancer services and education in an effort to improve the racial disparity in breast cancer outcomes.