SIU dental hygiene graduates earn state’s only bachelor’s degrees, rare community health certifications

SIU dental hygiene graduates earn state’s only bachelor’s degrees, rare community health certifications

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s 21 spring 2022 dental hygiene graduates not only have the rare accomplishment of earning a diploma from the only baccalaureate dental hygiene program in the state, approved by the Commission on Dental Accreditation, but they are also one of just two groups in the state to complete the online community dental health coordinator (CDHC) certification.

SIU fashion design student to showcase sustainability-inspired creations in runway show

SIU fashion design student to showcase sustainability-inspired creations in runway show

Leslee Lunden Lofton is making the most of an opportunity she saw in her own closet. Inspired by her own old clothes, garments at local thrift stores and an effort toward sustainability, Lofton, a senior in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s fashion design program, is repurposing apparel as she prepares to unveil her line at the Student Showcase and Runway Fashion Show, Thursday, April 21, in Student Center Ballroom D.