Chloe Grover is making the most of her senior year at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
A group of almost 30 new Salukis have been enjoying a four-week immersive learning experience on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus. It’s all about giving them a jumpstart toward success in their college careers.
Susan Wills is an outstanding business manager for the School of Education, an excellent role model and mentor for staff members and student workers, and widely respected among peers, said M Cecil Smith, dean of the school.
Jessica Crowe, associate professor of sociology, is an innovative teacher and an influential researcher and author. In fact, Crowe and SIU colleagues received $1.7 million from the National Science Foundation’s S-STEM program for the Upper Delta Region Biodiversity Scholarship Program, to provide educational opportunities in biological sciences for students, particularly those from underrepresented groups.
Cody Suddeth was determined to make the most of his college experience while attending Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The first-generation Saluki did that by getting involved in activities both on- and off-campus while also maintaining a 3.92 GPA and working in the undergraduate advisement office for the College of Agricultural, Life and Physical Sciences.
Science education professor Senetta Bancroft is determined to make STEM opportunities accessible to everyone. Her efforts have drawn accolades from her colleagues and the 2021 Shining Star Award from the School of Education.
Lilia Angel-Post, interim assistant director of the Center for English as a Second Language (CESL), is extremely hard-working and has a passion to assist international students and her colleagues.
Who will teach the children? That’s a question many school districts throughout Illinois are struggling to answer as they search for teachers to fill vacancies.
Jacqueline Nash decided that preparing for final exams while working full-time wasn’t taxing enough. She is pursuing her master’s degree in health administration at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, working as a graduate/teaching assistant and holding down another job, but during finals week, she also presented her research on COVID-19 and PTSD in radiologists at an international conference.
This is one in a series featuring the university’s 2021 Faculty and Staff Excellence Award recipients, who are being recognized for outstanding teaching, significant scholarly and artistic contributions, and dedication…