June 2014

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SIUE Cougars


Save the Date

Mark your calendars to join us back on campus.

Homecoming 2014
October 3-5, 2014

The complete schedule of events is still being finalized. Stay tuned for more details!



Do you know a student who may be interested in SIUE? Recommend him or her to the Office of Admissions!

Alumni Association Annual Meeting is Tomorrow!

All SIUE Alumni Association members are invited to attend the annual meeting.

Thursday, June 5
5:30 p.m.
Fixins Restaurant (located on the second floor of the MUC)

The agenda includes:
- Presentation of 2014-2015 scholarships
- Welcoming of new board members and officers
- Approval of the FY15 budget

Appetizers will be served, and a host bar will be available.

Let us know you're coming:

More information >>

School of Education Graduates Second Class of Educational Leadership Doctoral Candidates

The second class of students to earn the doctor of education (EdD) in Educational Leadership graduated in May. All of the graduates have significant school leadership positions in the bi-state region.


Alumni Happy Hours

Mark your calendars now to join us for our Summer Happy Hour Series. Alumni and friends are invited to join the SIUE Alumni Association for drinks and summer fun after a day in the office!

School of Education graduate's "Higher Education Marathon" Chronicled in BND.com

After years of struggles, determination and faith, Crystal Nesbit graduated from SIUE with two degrees. Her most recent one, this month, was a master's in curriculum and instruction from the SIUE School of Education. Her scholastic journey, which was suspended at times because of illness, family ties and child rearing, is recounted in The Belleville News-Democrat online magazine.

Read the story here >>

Homecoming 2014

Show your Cougar pride during the SIUE Men's Soccer tailgate and game on Saturday, Oct. 4.

The SIUE Alumni Association will host a hospitality tent for our returning alumni and friends during the tailgate and game.

Watch for event details at siue.edu/homecoming.

The SIUE MBA Program Now Offers Online and Hybrid Course Formats

To learn more, contact mba@siue.edu or MBA Program Director Dr. Janice Joplin: jjoplin@siue.edu

St. Louis PrideFest 2014: You're Invited

SIUE Safe Zone invites SIUE alumni and families to volunteer at the Safe Zone booth and walk with Safe Zone in the parade during PrideFest 2014.

For more information, contact Safe Zone co-chairs Rex Jackson at rjackso@siue.edu or Dayna Henry at dayhenr@siue.edu.

To volunteer to walk in the parade or staff the SIUE Safe Zone booth, sign up online.

Great Teacher Award

Applications for the 2014 Great Teacher Award are now being accepted. The Great Teacher Award was established in 1970 by the SIUE Alumni Association. Each year, an SIUE faculty member is recognized for their continuous excellence in teaching. Each recipient receives a $1,000 award and a commemorative plaque. In addition, each recipient's name is engraved on the Great Teacher Award plaque displayed at Birger Hall. The award is presented during the December commencement. Learn more and access nomination forms >>

What are your kids doing this summer?

SIUE offers a variety of summer camps full of learning and fun for kids. Campers can choose from academic camps in science, Spanish, theater and dance, writing, or sports camps in men's and women's soccer, softball, volleyball, men's and women's basketball, and strength and conditioning. Campers are grouped by age and experience. Find out more about SIUE summer camps >>


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