April 15, 2020 – Highlights from our Weekly Club Meeting

Today, the Rotary Club of Carbondale welcomed SIU Provost, Meera Komarraju as our guest speaker. The Provost shared many interesting facts about SIU: 

https://news.siu.edu/points-of-pride/

  • SIU has students from all 50 states and from over 100 countries
  • SIU is accessible – local classes and ONLINE
  • SIU is a Carnegie ranked, R2 research institution, ranking in the top 4% worldwide.
  • Alumni Support is up
  • SIU new programs to attach new students, https://nsp.siu.edu/
  • Student engagement and retention are trending upward
  • 52 SIU athletes have gone on to be Olympians
  • A bright future in Division 1 sports

 

Thank you to Provost Komarraju for a great presentation!!!

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