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November 02, 2016
Liberal Arts Leaders to host second food drive
Liberal Arts Leaders will conduct a food drive beginning November 7, 2016 - December 9, 2016. Boxes for non-perishable items will be placed in each department and the CoLA Dean's office. All donations will benefit the campus food bank.

October 11, 2016
Music and Motion 2016
Saluki Stadium Come cheer nineteen top high school bands from Illinois, Kentucky and Missouri this weekend at Music and Motion, happening at SIU's own Saluki Stadium!

September 15, 2016
Extern Applications Now Available!
Extern Applications are now available on the SIUC Alumni website at: http://www.siualumni.com/extern The deadline for submitting the application is October 14, 2016. Applicants must have junior or senior status with a 2.75 grade point average or better.

September 12, 2016
Nine CoLA Students Named Top Achievers
Congratulations to the following top students, who are recipients of university-wide African American Achievement Scholarships awarded by the Office of Associate Chancellor for Institutional Diversity. The college is very proud to recognize them, one and all: Antonio Clark (psychology); Jahiah Gordon (foreign language/international studies); Connisha Jones (English); Brandon Kellum (psychology); Asia Muhammad (psychology); Andre Smith Jr. (psychology); DeAndre Smith (psychology); Beryl Span (Criminology & Criminal Justice); and Brittany Turner (political science).

August 29, 2016
College Connection 2016
CoLA students , faculty at college connection table Come out and celebrate with CoLA on Wednesday, August 31, 3:30 to5:30pm in the Faner Breezeway! Join us for food, beverages, games, displays, and more. This is a great opportunity to mingle with your department's faculty and staff and meet other people in our college!

July 19, 2016
MSP presents Bring It On - Vincent Rhomberg
Actresses standing back to back McLeod Summer Playhouse wraps its 2016 season with “Bring It On,” the sassy Broadway-pop, hip-hop cheerleading musical July 28-31 at the McLeod Theater. The production features the best of the area’s high-school talent and is an annual collaboration with Carbondale Community Arts under the title All Southern High School Theater Project. Based on the movie of the same name, “Bring It On” tells the story of a high school cheerleading-squad captain who is redistricted from a privileged to a hard-knock high school. There she must learn to fit in, make friends with the school dance crew, and form a powerhouse cheer team to compete against her former squad in the National Championships.

March 21, 2016
New Sites added for 2016 AFL CIO internships
"Union Summer is a nine-week educational internship in which participants are introduced to the labor movement through union organizing campaigns." Interested CoLA students are encouraged to apply for the AFL-CIO Union Summer Internship Program for hands-on training in organization, event planning, and helping communities' voices be heard.

February 09, 2016
CoLA to host resume critique event
The College of Liberal Arts invites students to polish their career-seeking skills at a walk-up resumé critique event on Friday, February 12 from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. The resumé clinic will be held in the lobby of Faner Hall, first floor (Enter door #6).

January 05, 2016
Anderson featured in Chronicle
Teaching First: Commentary by Professor of Philosophy Douglas Anderson was featured in a recent issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education.

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