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2024 SIU Day of Giving
In a single day at SIU, minds are inspired, dreams are forged, and futures are shaped. Join us on SIU Day of Giving to fuel these daily achievements in just 24 hours! Make a gift online now or join us on Wednesday, February 28, at
Saluki Takeover Tour Florida

Get ready for the Saluki Takeover Tour in St. Louis! You are invited to the Chancellor's Reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at Ball Park Village Hilton, Lindbergh Room (1 South Broadway). Registration is free and includes two drink tickets and appetizers. Chancellor Austin Lane and university leaders are excited to meet with alumni and friends and to share the good news coming out of SIU. Register now:

The architectural design of the Tedrick Welcome Center showcases large white pillars, arched windows, and red brick accents.

With a $6 million donation, Roger and Sally Tedrick are leaving yet another indelible mark on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus. In honor of their donation, a planned new building on campus will be named the Tedrick Welcome Center. The proposed building was presented to the SIU Board of Trustees’ architecture and design committee in April, and approval of its construction will be on the board’s Feb. 8 agenda. Read more on the blog. (This concept art shows what the Tedrick Welcome Center could look like once constructed. Provided by Hafer Architects.)

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Sharp Museum dedicated in honor of $1M donation

With a $1 million gift, Professor James Franklin Sharp has chiseled his name into SIU’s legacy. Now, the university has honored his generosity by renaming the University Museum as Sharp Museum.

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Saluki Women’s Weekend: Empowering today, inspiring tomorrow

The second annual Saluki Women’s Weekend provided a forum for women to celebrate sisterhood and find empowerment through philanthropy. More than 100 women took part of the events.

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Points of Pride

WSIU serves more than 5 million people in two-thirds of Illinois. It also includes the Southern Illinois Radio Information Service, which helps nearly 1,000 individuals who are blind or have other physical limitations.

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