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    Scholarship funds assist students in financing their education as they pursue career goals.

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A Special Valentine

Dorothy J. (D.J.) Ramp’s family knows first-hand how much she values higher education. She and her late husband, Wayne, were staunch supporters of their children and grandchildren as they pursued advanced degrees.

SIU dedicates Itchy Jones Stadium with grand opening

Saluki Athletics celebrated the grand opening of the Southern Illinois University baseball team’s new home ballpark with the dedication of Richard “Itchy” Jones Stadium Thursday afternoon. The new stadium is the result of a $4.2 million renovation project at the site of Abe Martin Field, which has been the Salukis’ home since 1964. The field at the new stadium will remain named after Abe Martin.

SIU Foundation and SIU Alumni Association to Participate In 2nd Annual Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day

On Feb. 27, Southern Illinois University will join nearly 100 educational institutions worldwide to participate in the second annual Student Engagement and Philanthropy Day. The initiative, organized by CASE Affiliated Student Advancement Programs, is designed to increase student understanding of philanthropy and grow engagement on campuses.



Jan Thomas Pasek

“I really grew up at SIU. The university, its faculty and fellow students gave me confidence about myself that I was lacking when I first entered the school.”

Paul W. Plotnick

“I received a great education at SIU. I particularly enjoyed Morris Library. When I did research for my thesis course, which was a requirement for my history major, all the resources I needed were in that library.”

Steve Bailey

“I donate to the Law School because the education I received there has opened up tremendous doors for me throughout my life, both professional and social.”