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Chicago Transit Authority Oppurtunities

For college and graduate students, we offer year-round paid internship opportunities; during the summer, our internships are for 40 hours per week and during the school year, they are 20 hours per week.  We offer internships in departments throughout the Authority—Human Resources, Law, Engineering/Infrastructure, etc.—and give students real-world projects with meaningful impact.  To be eligible, students must currently be enrolled…

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Black History month events focus on ‘African Americans in times of war’

From the Daily Egyptian: Several SIU organizations have scheduled 22 events for Black History month, centered around African Americans in times of war. The Black Affairs Council is hosting two lunches with African American graduate students on Feb. 7 and Feb. 20. President of the Black Affairs Council Bethany Peppers said the lunches are away to commemorate those that don’t…

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SIU Rec Center celebrates 40 years

From the Southern Illinoisan: Past and present employees of the Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Recreation Center gathered Saturday to celebrate the facility’s 40 years of service to students and the community. The 214,000-square-foot recreation center on Grand Avenue, now home to a wide array of gymnasiums and studios, was originally built on the site of a run-down trailer park…

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Video: National expert gives first SIU diversity lecture

This fall, SIU held its Inaugural Board of Trustees Diversity Excellence Lecture, featuring Tim Wise, a nationally renowned anti-racism activist and writer. A video of the speech was sent to all alumni along with a message from SIU system President Randy Dunn. Check out the full video below to hear Wise’s powerful message!

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2015 Black Alumni Reunion

The 2015 Black Alumni Group Reunion is just two weeks away! Your deadline to register is July 10. Join hundreds of your fellow alumni on the Carbondale campus Thursday, July 16, through Sunday, July 19. Register today at www.siualumni.com/BAG. Join BAG on Facebook to get the latest reunion updates and other news. Ads For Souvenir Reunion Booklet: If you would…

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