Two individuals who have thrived as executives, one in central Illinois and another closer to home, have been elected to serve in key volunteer leadership positions for the SIU Foundation Board of Directors.
A professor in Library Affairs and an associate professor in the School of Art and Design are recipients of a prestigious professorship at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Shining Moments July 2009 features highlights from the College of Applied Sciences and Arts, College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, School of Law, College of Engineering, College of Science, and Athletics.
Bloomingdale-based Bridgestone Retail Operations, LLC, recently presented Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Department of Automotive Technology a financial gift to assist the nationally recognized program. The department received a $6,000 grant from the Bridgestone Americas Trust Fund, the philanthropic arm of Bridgestone Americas, Inc. The gift will go toward equipment purchases and establishing a $2,000 scholarship this fall, said Jack S. Greer, who chairs the automotive technology department.
For the second time in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s history, a student supervisor is the recipient of a scholarship to attend the RuffaloCody Users Group Conference.