Environmental change is slow and subtle and not evident to the naked eye, so SIU-Carbondale leaders plan a free, eye-opening field trip to the Ohio-Tennessee Valley watershed Friday with lectures beforehand scheduled for tomorrow.
As drone operators are charting new territory subject to federal regulations, SIU Carbondale will offer Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) certification via a course from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 12-13 at Southern Illinois Airport.
Student veterans who are outdoor enthusiasts should mark their
calendars ahead of various “Veteran Adventures” planned for the 2016-17 school year by Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale, including canoeing, camping, hunting and more.
The Carbondale Community High School District 165 Board will meet at 7 p.m. today in the Carbondale Community High School Cafeteria, 1301 E. Walnut St., to discuss district-wide goals for the new school year.
A second, multi-venue stop on Illinois’ Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Listening Tour will include stops in Carbondale, plus three nearby school districts, the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) said.
With cybersecurity front and center, nine Illinois college students will be launching their career paths with scholarships of $1,000 apiece — thanks to a National Security Agency grant via the Southern Illinois Collegiate Cyber Co-op.