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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.

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.

Paying It Forward

A three-degree alumnus who enjoyed a 33-year career as an associate professor has never forgotten the impact that Southern Illinois University had on his life.

SHAPING THE FUTURE U

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Michael Barr

“My education at SIU gave me the foundation, skills and confidence to enter the workplace and find my way to several excellent jobs.”

Norma Faust

“People at SIU have not forgotten me as an alumna. Some seek my advice. Others include me in events and continue to make me feel special—and did even before they knew I had included SIU in my will.”

Chris Phan

“SIU School of Law gave me the professional education to become a Navy JAG officer. This amazing opportunity allowed me to successfully run for Garden Grove, Calif., city council and be an Orange County deputy district attorney.”

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