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Three Salukis set for 2016 Olympics in Rio – Southern Illinois Athletics

Three former Saluki student-athletes will compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, beginning with the opening ceremony on Friday, August 5. Competition begins on August 6 and concludes on August 20. They will be joined by women’s head coach for Team USA at the 2016 Olympics is none other than SIU alumna and four-time Olympian Connie Price-Smith.

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BAG Alumni Spotlight: Candace Griffin (Radio & TV ’07)

Candace Griffin (MCMA, RT, 07) is presently working as hard as she possibly can at Viacom Media Networks; BET Networks. She is listed as a “Contractor/Consultant; Supervising Producer – Event Producer – Editor for the BET network, where she has worked since 2009. During her time at SIUC, Ms. Griffin was equally busy, as a producer and editor at WSIU-TV.…

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