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Artist Jimmy Wright, who earned a master of fine arts degree from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 1971, is providing a $1 million gift to fully fund fellowships for graduate students in art at SIU.

Artist’s gift to benefit graduate students

Artist Jimmy Wright, who earned a master of fine arts degree in 1971, is providing a $1 million gift to fully fund fellowships for graduate students in art at SIU. [MORE]

Darlene Knotts

World travelers give back to their roots

Nine hundred dollars. That was all she needed to remain in school. But Darlene Albert Knott just didn’t have it. [MORE]

F. Lynn McPheeters

Business alumnus Lynn McPheeters donates to help future business Salukis succeed

He is donating $1 million to Southern Illinois University Carbondale, his alma mater, to help future Salukis succeed. [MORE]

2018 SIU Day of Giving Update

SIU raises over $475,000 on Day of Giving

“The 24-hour campaign model provides a mechanism for people to connect with their giving,” Montemagno said. [MORE]

SIUC alumnus Tilden “Tim” Parks donates $1.3 million for student scholarships

SIUC alumnus Tilden “Tim” Parks donates $1.3 million for student scholarships

This SIU fan is donating an additional $1.3 million to SIU to provide scholarships for future Salukis. [MORE]

Ralph E. Becker Pavilion at SIU Campus Lake

SIU Unveils Impressive New Boathouse

Alumnus Ralph Becker contributed $1 million to renovate the popular boathouse, a focal point of Campus Lake for more than six decades. [MORE]