SIUE runs the risk of losing WSIE, a staple for the university and jazz radio enthusiasts.
As Congress debates passing the HEROES Act, which would provide a second round of stimulus checks, many college students are continuing to face financial hardships, especially those who did not receive a check from the first round.
With the help of the Secret Service, the SIUE Police Department was able to send one of their members to receive training in the field of computer forensics.
The School of Pharmacy’s graduating seniors usually present their senior projects to the general public this time of year. COVID-19 forced them to present online.
After creating a Human Powered Vehicle and racing it in Michigan back in 2019, senior Tiana Sherman looks to have a successful future ahead of her.
On top of the typical responsibilities of being a college student, Myles Nelson is the campaign manager for a U.S. congressman.
A graduating senior found that in Illinois, the lack of funding in rural schools can impact how long their students will live.
As the school year comes to a close, some students are worried that the COVID-19 pandemic will lead to the next school year being online as well. That prospect can be especially worrying for graduating seniors who plan on becoming teachers.
Almost everyone who works on campus is now gone due to stay-at-home orders. However, there are a few select people who are allowed to continue to work on campus to complete necessary tasks.
Zoom has proved to be a popular tool in the transition to online only classes for colleges across the nation, but not everybody is on board.
As the spring semester nears an end, SIUE has to collect textbooks for the start of the summer semester. It has been decided that students must either drop them off in a designated box behind the library, or they must ship them back at their own expense.
Students struggling with online courses can now breathe a little easier, as a new pass/no credit option has been introduced for most classes this semester, allowing students to take more agency over their GPAs.
SIUE and system leadership have been meeting daily for the past few days to calculate the refunds students will receive for campus resources they no longer have access to.
Most of the SIUE community has successfully transitioned in-person classes to new online formats; however, this transition has proven to be more difficult for classes in the arts.
With fewer students and faculty on SIUE’s campus, most people would expect it to be a quieter place. However, the sounds of construction can still be heard.
It has been a month since Cougar Cupboard gave out boxes with three weeks of food to students in need, now making it time to replenish students’ pantries. However, the staff now faces unique challenges due to the pandemic.
Most of SIUE’s students and staff are attempting to continue class while staying off-campus. To help adapt to these changes, some departments at SIUE have offered new services.
Student Government released the unofficial results for those elected to the 2020-2021 SG positions, following elections that took place last Tuesday and Wednesday.
With confirmed COVID-19 cases in both campus communities, SIU Carbondale and SIUE are working with their respective county health departments on safety plans.
Prospective SIUE students now have an option to interact with faculty and staff remotely and visit the campus online, despite not being able to meet in-person.
An SIUE student living off-campus has tested positive for COVID-19, which was announced in an email from SIUE’s administration April 4.
In response to SIUE’s recent and sudden transition to online courses, SIUE’s Director of the Registrar Laura Strom announced in an email Thursday that there are new guidelines for withdrawals.
In spring of 2020, a new organization known as Students for Liberty was added to SIUE. Students for Liberty is described by its president as a political group that is home to libertarians and centrists alike.
With the coronavirus outbreak suspending on-ground classes and shutting down on-campus academic resources, students no longer have the convenience of walking to the Tutoring Success Center and receiving help.
While the COVID-19 pandemic has temporarily forced many people to leave their jobs or to work from home, there are a few professions that still need their employees to make the trip to work. One of these jobs is that of a police officer.
Spring 2020 Commencement was postponed due to COVID-19, and now administration is looking to students for input about what they should do instead.
University Housing announced in an email Monday afternoon that they would be giving refunds to residents who have moved out of their housing assignments.
The SIU Board of Trustees approved a resolution during a special meeting on Monday to allow SIU System President Daniel Mahony, or any designees that he chooses, to authorize partial refunds to students.
With formerly in-person courses being suddenly transitioned to online formats, students who once thrived at SIUE are now at risk of falling behind. Multiple entities on campus are working to make sure that doesn’t happen, namely ITS and ACCESS.
With information that is constantly evolving, it may be difficult to track the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and the various actions being taken in response to it.
In SIUE’s most recent campus update, university leadership announced University Advancement has launched an online fundraising effort for a Student Emergency Fund.
Chancellor Randy Pembrook announced in an email this afternoon that university employees asked to remain home will continue to receive their base pay and benefits.
Students who were planning to move out of on-campus housing on Sunday, March 22, will have to change their plans in light of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's announcement of the stay-at-home order, according to an email sent out by Director of University Housing Mallory Sidarous.
After 34 years serving at SIUE in various positions over the years, Vice Chancellor for Administration Rich Walker has announced his plans to retire.
On March 11, SIUE extended spring break by week in response to COVID-19. Four days later, the school announced that all on-campus courses will be moved online until the end of the semester. Behind these decisions is a team working around the clock to keep up with the news and examine what is…