Illinois’ average personal income growth since the Great Recession is tied with Nevada for the worst in the country, according to data from the Pew Charitable Trusts recently published on the Illinois Policy Institute website.
The Southern Illinois University (SIU) Foundation is almost halfway to collecting its fundraising goal of $75 million to help provide scholarships and other benefits to its Carbondale students, SIU announced recently.
The Illinois Lottery has unveiled a new instant game ticket that will help fund research into the cause, prevention and potential cures for multiple sclerosis (MS), the Illinois Department of Public Health announced recently.
Celebrating seven decades of diversity, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale will host its International Festival 2017 for a several-day span next week, Feb. 6-10, with multiple events honoring its international student population.
The United States is considered one of the top destination points for child trafficking with cases reported in all 50 states, including 143 investigated calls to the hotline for allegations of human trafficking in 2016 by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
From now through Feb. 10, area residents can clean out closets, spare landfills an extra burden and contribute to someone’s wardrobe all at once by donating unwanted clothing to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Career Closet.