Alumni eDition
SIUE Homecoming 2010
Welcome to Cougarville!  SIUE is celebrating Homecoming 2010 and can't wait to welcome alumni back to campus for an exciting, event-packed weekend!  From the SIUE soccer game and Chili Cook-Off to the Club Football Game and Cougar Fest, we’ll have something for everyone!  Click through the following articles to learn more about the variety of events available for you to attend and reconnect with former classmates.  Visit for more information and a complete schedule of events.

SIUE Club Football
Cheer the SIUE Club Football team to victory as they take on the Ohio State University Club Football team Saturday starting at 11am at Korte Stadium.  Admission is free.  Enjoy the AlumniZone Hospitality tent and a live broadcast from Z107.7.

Cougar 5K Run/Walk
Join STAT and the School of Pharmacy Class of 2013 for the Cougar 5K Run/Walk Saturday, October 9.  Registration starts at 7am and the run begins at 8am.  Prizes, refreshments and t-shirts provided!  Click here to register.

SOP Homecoming Events
The School of Pharmacy has several activities including:
  • Family Day on Friday, October 8th from 2-4 p.m. SOP Parents, siblings, spouses, partners, children of SOP students can join us to experience “pharmacy school for a day.”
  • Cougar 5K Run/Walk - The Class of 2013 and STAT are hosting the Run/Walk on Saturday, October 9, beginning at 8 a.m. Email (Serge Anato) for additional information.
  • SOP at Reunion Row – Join us from 2-6 p.m. at Cougar Fest for tailgating, live bands and food.

Homecoming Cougar Fest
Enjoy an afternoon of live music, great food, games, children’s activities, and more on Saturday, October, 9!  Homecoming Cougar Fest runs from 2-6pm in the SIUE soccer fields.  Three area bands will play from the main stage sponsored by Liberty Mutual.  Click here for details.

SIUE Men's Soccer
Root for the Cougars when the men's soccer team plays Bradley University starting at 7pm at Korte Stadium.  The 9th Annual Chili Cook-Off starts at 6:00pm and the Homecoming King and Queen will be crowned at half-time.

SIUE Haunted House of Hoops
Join the SIUE Department of Intercollegiate Athletics, Campus Recreation and the Alumni Association for a free family event - Haunted House of Hoops!  The event includes free trick-or-treating for kids, interactive demonstrations and games with SIUE student athletes, a women's Volleyball game and a kick-off to the 2010-11 basketball season.  Click here for details.

4th Annual Golf Scramble
The 4th Annual SIUE School of Pharmacy Golf Scramble, held on Friday, September 24, went extremely well. We had 23 foursomes play in the Scramble. Walgreens served as the presenting sponsor once again. CVS donated the beverages and served as a “birdie” sponsor. Shop ‘n Save, Omnicare/Enloe Drugs and H.D. Smith rounded out the sponsor categories.  Mark your calender’s for next year’s event on Friday, September 23, 2011.

First Employer Survey
We need your help! – As we get ready for another accreditation visit from ACPE (March 23-25, 2011), the faculty committee that handles assessment is looking to complete the SOP’s first employer survey. The goal is to obtain data and input on the curriculum and other related topics.
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ASHP Mid-Year Clinical Meeting
Mark your calendar for 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, December 5th for the annual “ASHP Dean’s Dinner.” The Anaheim restaurant location has yet to be determined but we will send out additional information soon. (Note: If you have restaurant suggestions, email Terri Andrews at

SOP Class Notes
Let us know what’s going on so we can include notes in the monthly email newsletters, and the SIUE e-Connection Alumni Magazine. New job? Promotion? Marriage? Babies? Houses? Awards? Other big news? Keep us in the loop by emailing your news to Terri Andrews, Director of Development & External Affairs (

2nd Annual Alumni Trivia Night
Reserve your table now for the 2nd Annual SIUE Alumni Trivia Night Saturday, November 6 at the Collinsville American Legion. Test your knowledge in pop culture, sports, SIUE history and more! Click here for details.

STAT Alumni Mentor Program
STAT - Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow - has matched 60 current students with alumni mentors through the STAT Alumni Mentor Program.  The organization is still seeking mentors in the following fields:  Pharmacy, Psychology, Dentistry, Optometry, Medicine and Social Work.  Click here if you are interested in serving as a mentor. 

Upcoming Alumni Events
Mark your calendar for our upcoming October events:
  • STAT Alumni Mentor Mixer - October 13
  • SIUE Dallas Alumni Reception - October 19
  • SIUE Alumni Day at the Grafton Winery - October 23
Visit the Upcoming Events section for more information!

Dallas Alumni Reception
SIUE is hosting an alumni reception in Dallas on Tuesday, October 19 at the Gleneagles Country Club.  The honorary event chair is Pete Delkus, '90 BS, Chief Meteorologist at WFAA-TV. The event is free to attend and RSVPs are requested by October 11.  Click here for details.