SIU System President Dan Mahony and School of Education, Health and Human Behavior Dean Robin Hughes are teaming up this semester to co-instruct CI 495, “History and Current Issues in College Athletics.”
SIUE’s decision to mandate COVID-19 testing for all returning students and faculty returning to campus, brought the difficulty of testing a large population of people along with it.
Americans everywhere watched as the Capitol building was stormed, but not everyone saw the same thing — from historians to student protestors, here’s what some on campus thought about what unfolded in Washington, D.C.
An SIUE e-Lert stated the fourth and final suspect in a shooting of a male SIUE student that occurred Thursday night is now in custody.
This afternoon, Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Haine charged two suspects involved in the shooting that took place last night.
The addition of House Bill 3653, formerly named House Bill 163, implements a set of new guidelines for police officers, prisoners and court reform, which multiple Madison County police officers oppose.
What better way to start the new year than with a new job? The Alestle is hiring talented SIUE students to fill reporter, photographer, social media / online editor and copy editor positions.
SIUE held a virtual town hall meeting to discuss mandatory re-entry testing and campus procedures for the Spring 2021 semester. A new dashboard will replace the old COVID Dashboard on the website, providing access to real time data.
SIU students and employees are reminded to return to campus and are required to complete a COVID-19 test after Jan. 4 within 48 hours of visiting any of the three SIUE campuses.
Provost Denise Cobb announced on Friday a new grading modification that will take place for undergraduate and graduate students for the Fall 2020 semester.
During a town hall meeting today, SIUE provided additional details on their decision to require students to test negative before returning to campus next semester.
Matt Gregor, a senior business administration major, from Edwardsville, plays several different roles in the School of Business — but when Gregor isn’t working as a research assistant or supplemental instruction leader, he can be found on the pickleball court.
Lara Tupper, a senior in nutrition, from the Gold Coast, Australia, was chosen to be the speaker for the School of Education, Health and Human Behavior — despite COVID-19 sending her back to her home country.
Paulina Fuhrmann, a senior political science major, from Collinsville, Illinois never imagined going to college until her mom told her she was too smart not to try.
Senior civil engineering student Ashley Spain has a lot to be thankful for as she graduates at the end of this semester, after leaving her mark on the civil engineering program.
“Beyond the Bronze: The Ninian Edwards Statue in Context” was a webinar that offered a look into the life of Ninian Edwards, a former Illinois governor, and his actions, which included attacking Native American villages.
The Americans with Disabilities Act, which offers legal protections to people with disabilities, has been in effect since 1990, but people with disabilities still face challenges in the educational sphere today.
When returning to campus for the spring semester, SIUE students will be required to test negative for COVID-19, as the university expands its testing capabilities and switches to a saliva-based test.
COVID-19 testing will be more widely available on SIUE’s campuses during the Spring 2021 semester, as the SIU Board of Trustees approved a $1,463,020, one-year contract for testing services at its meeting today.
As the Vadalabene Center will not be filled with proud former students in caps and gowns at the end of this semester, graduates and administrators are left to celebrate behind computer screens.
SIUE recently welcomed Telisha Reinhardt as the new Coordinator of Military and Veteran Services. Not only does Reinhardt have a background in higher education, she has also personally experienced the trials and triumphs of being a veteran.
During a typical year, international students face a difficult decision when deciding whether to return to their home countries over Winter Break. For some of these students, COVID-19 is complicating it even more.
SIU’s most recent discussion about race focused on Black history in the SIU region and prompted students and administrators to share ideas for addressing ongoing issues.
Given SIUE’s decision to move almost all previously in-person courses online after Fall Break, some students are deciding to finish their Fall 2020 semester at home instead of in university housing.
After months of the Anti-Racism Task Force meeting, Chancellor Randy Pembrook recently announced they have chosen to implement eight of the most essential recommendations from the group.
Unlike SIUC, SIUE is not planning to offer a pass/no credit grading option due to concerns regarding timing and possible long-term effects.
Following a recent article from KSDK (Channel 5) that claimed SIUE was experiencing a COVID-19 outbreak, university leadership say appropriate safety measures are in place and students should not be concerned about an increase in campus cases ahead of Thanksgiving Break.
After the Illinois Fair Tax amendment failed to pass on election night, many worried there would be substantial budget cuts to K-12 and higher education. State-funded institutions like SIU have plans in place to prepare for potential budget shortfalls.
Come Fall 2021, community college transfer students majoring in education will have another scholarship opportunity: the Poshard Scholarship Endowment.
A new scholarship was recently created at SIUE called the Racial and Social Justice Scholarship, which the university plans to begin offering in Fall 2021.
The pumpkins, chairs, games and lights that popped up on The Quad one day have a purpose behind them: Student Affairs set up the fall decorations in hopes of boosting campus morale and allowing students to forge connections during the era of social distancing.
SIUE’s organizational structure includes several positions dedicated to diversity and inclusion efforts. With the addition of a Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion, these positions and their responsibilities may be restructured, Chancellor Randy Pembrook said in a recent pres…
The School of Dental Medicine has been eagerly awaiting the completion of the Advanced Care Clinic. While this is being finished up, Facilities Management is looking ahead to a new auditorium for the campus.
As state leaders continue to face pushback from the restaurant industry and even some county and municipal governments regarding COVID-19 mitigation measures, Gov. JB Pritzker on Tuesday put pressure squarely on the shoulders of local elected officials.
Previous plans to implement a mandatory COVID-19 testing program in the spring have been derailed, as the test SIUE planned to use is still seeking FDA approval.
A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Keath C. Smith-Bogay, a 19-year-old from St. Louis, who is accused of shooting a woman at The Reserve apartment complex in Edwardsville Saturday afternoon.
After election night resulted in many Republican wins in Madison County, local candidates from both sides of the aisle offered responses to the outcomes and plans for the future.
With the process of renaming Ninian Edwards Plaza officially underway, Our Edwardsville has made it clear their work is nowhere near done. This weekend, they showed this in a new way: they hosted their first protest.
SIUE’s university leadership team will be growing with the addition of a Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion.
SIUE Esports and the Office of Undergraduate Admissions have teamed up for the upcoming Esports Exhibition, where incoming college freshmen interested in SIUE can watch exhibition matches and ask questions about esports and SIUE.
Police are searching for a man they believe shot a woman at The Reserve, an off-campus Edwardsville apartment complex, on Halloween afternoon.
Forget the holiday season, the months, weeks and days leading up to the election is the most wonderful — or frightening — time of year for political science professors and students.