Navy SEAL Leaves a Legacy Behind

William Bushelle Ex.’71, says his son preferred reading about heroic stories and figures as a youngster. He vividly recalls conversations with Will, who inquired about the modern day equivalent of ancient knights in American society.

SIU Debate Team Wins Third Consecutive National Title

The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Debate Team has completed the three-peat! SIU’s debate team of Josh Rivera, a senior from Chicago majoring in political science, and Zach Schneider, a senior from Great Mills, Md., majoring in computer science, won the national championship of debate by finishing first in the National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence (NPTE) at William Jewell College in Liberty, Mo. Nearly 800 teams competed in parliamentary debate this year, with only the top 68 qualifying for the NPTE.

A Lifelong Devotion to the Next Generation

Allan and Wanda McCabe’s professional careers are comprised of more than seven decades of teaching experience. Both earned degrees from Southern Illinois University and made a lifelong commitment to young people.