Blaudows’ gift supports additional scholarships

A common trait that successful executives share is the ability to recognize a solid investment. SIU Distinguished Alumnus Dick Blaudow, founder, chairman and CEO of Advanced Technology Services (ATS) Inc., in Peoria, is no different.

Brown’s $100,000 gift supports minority students

SIU Carbondale alumnus Ken Brown, an entrepreneur, motivational speaker and success coach, proudly subscribes to Winston Churchill’s motto: “We make a living by what we got, but we make a life by what we give.” The 1988 food and nutrition graduate’s actions support his beliefs in a big way.

McCurry is Chair-Elect for CASE District V Board

Rickey N. McCurry, vice chancellor for institutional advancement and chief executive officer of the SIU Foundation, has been elected chair-elect of the CASE District V Board of Directors. Upon receiving a committee nomination, McCurry was elected by District V member institutions. He will serve a two-year term as chair-elect and will, subsequently, chair the board.

Nelson Family Honors Great Aunt with Scholarship

Sandra Nelson Brown wanted to memorialize her great aunt for serving as an advocate for children in the school system, church, and community. The former Tamms resident and her family figured the most appropriate way to accomplish this was to provide financial aid for a young student who has aspirations of attending college.

Shining Moments January 2010

Shining Moments January 2010 features highlights from the College of Engineering, College of Agricultural Sciences, College of Liberal Arts, College of Business, College of Applied Sciences and Arts, and Athletics.