Saluki Pride: Daniel Silver is proud to guide his paralegal studies students to success

Saluki Pride: Daniel Silver is proud to guide his paralegal studies students to success

Daniel Silver, a clinical associate professor in paralegal studies within the School of Justice and Public Safety, has received the university-level 2022 Teaching Excellence Award (non-tenure track). Silver developed a wide range of law-related courses over the years designed around what is in the best interests of the students, the most recent being Cannabis Law.

Saluki Pride: Exercise science professor Phil Anton committed to teaching

Saluki Pride: Exercise science professor Phil Anton committed to teaching

Phil Anton, an associate professor in the School of Human Sciences, has many roles at SIU, including directing the Strong Survivors Program, centered on cancer rehab, which he helped found in late 2005. Because of his devotion to SIU Carbondale students and the people they serve, Anton has received the university-level Teaching Excellence Award (tenured and tenure track).

Saluki Pride: Justin Young, leader of the Playing for Pets fundraiser, highlights his passion for teaching

Saluki Pride: Justin Young, leader of the Playing for Pets fundraiser, highlights his passion for teaching

Communications studies instructor Justin Young created a video games class at Southern Illinois University Carbondale and received a $3,000 teaching innovation grant from the College of Liberal Arts, which he used to bring more resources and equipment for his new class. In the future, his goals include building a cross-disciplinary study of video games at SIU, similar to how people study film or literature.

Saluki Pride: Artist and professor Jiyong Lee uplifts his students to excel in life after college

Saluki Pride: Artist and professor Jiyong Lee uplifts his students to excel in life after college

Artist and professor Jiyong Lee spends his days in the School of Art and Design assisting students with glass sculptures. While teaching at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, he has been asked to be a visiting artist at several institutions across the world where he taught workshops, including the University of South Australia, Domaine de Boisbuchet in France, Fire Station Artists’ Studios in Ireland, and more.