Kelly Caringer might wear many hats in his job as chief instructional media systems engineer in SIU’s Center for Teaching Excellence, but each plays an important part in helping faculty, staff and students succeed.
Much of her work is behind the scenes, but Tina Sickinger plays a very pivotal role in the university’s success.
Punit Kohli, professor in the School of Biomolecular Sciences, is this year’s winner of the university-level Scholar Excellence Award at Southern Illinois University Carbond
Stacy Thompson wears many hats as professor and associate dean of undergraduate studies and curriculum for the School of Education, and does so admirably, colleagues say.
Leslie Duram, professor in the School of Earth Systems and Sustainability, is this year’s winner of the university-level Teaching Excellence Award (Tenured/Tenure Track) at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Sabrina Nilufar, assistant professor in the School of Mechanical, Aerospace, and Materials Engineering, is this year’s recipient of the university-level Early Career Faculty Excellence Award at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
Jennifer Phillips, director of New Student Programs, is a double alumna of SIU, and in her nearly four years as a staff member, she has already made quite an impression on colleagues and the student families she works with.
Bethany Peppers, assistant director of Student Involvement and Leadership for the Office of Student Engagement, has worked at SIU for only a couple of years, but her connection to the university goes back much longer, and she’s already setting herself apart as a leader
Emma Metz, a senior in painting, and Lacie Schneider, a December 2022 art education graduate, earned the 2023 Rickert-Ziebold Trust Award from Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Art and Design.
Working together and knowing one another’s strengths is critical to success in any team activity, even apart from sports, as Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s School of Law moot court team knows well.