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An artist’s rendering of the renovated and expanded boat house and pavilion planned for Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s campus lake.
A $1 million gift by SIU Carbondale alumnus Ralph E. Becker will be used to renovate and expand the boat house and pavilion on Campus Lake. Read more about the gift.

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Madeleine Smith

DONOR INSPIRED BY PROFESSOR, LIFELONG FRIEND

Tom Catania’s continued support of SIU is largely derived from the inspiration he received from one influential professor, Madeleine Smith.

Catania, a 1967 graduate, set up the Madeleine Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund to honor the woman who guided him as a student.

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Donation supports undergraduate student research.

TEDRICK GIFT EXPANDS RESEARCH, CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES FOR UNDERGRADS

A gift from Southern Illinois University Carbondale alumni Roger and Sally Tedrick will expand opportunities for SIU students to get involved with research and creative activities as part of a world-class undergraduate experience, according to SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno.

Roger Tedrick is a 1970 SIU graduate and Sally Tedrick graduated in 1973. Both are longtime SIU supporters and life members of the SIU Alumni Association.

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