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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]

SIU College of Agricultural Sciences student Paxton Morse

Meet Agricultural Sciences Major Paxton Morse

"The professors and staff all know my name, they are friendly, and just make me feel like family. There is really no other college and university I’d rather be attending.” [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]

SIU College of Applied Sciences and Arts - Mortuary Science

Mortuary Science planning the next step

Through the Forever SIU fundraising campaign, those in charge of the program hope to take it to the next level and add more value by building an on-site crematorium. [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]

Lauren Connor

Public Policy Institute attracts, develops the best and brightest

Lauren Connor’s experience at SIU was enhanced by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. [MORE]