Events

  

Saturday, September 20, 2014

SIU vs. Purdue
The SIU Alumni Association invites all alumni and friends to cheer on the Football Salukis as they play the Purdue Boilermakers at Ross-Ade Stadium in West Lafayette.  Enjoy a pregame meal at our hospitality tent and connect with fellow Salukis.  All are invited!

Atlanta GA. Area Watch Party SIU vs. Purdue
If you live in the Atlanta area and want to gather with other Salukis to watch SIU football action, plan to attend a watch party on Sept. 20 when Southern battles Purdue at noon (EST).

Dallas/Ft. Worth Area Watch Party SIU vs. Purdue
If you live in the Dallas areas and want to gather with other Salukis to watch SIU football action, plan to attend a watch party on Sept. 20 when Southern battles Purdue at noon (EST).

Carbondale Area Watch Party SIU vs. Purdue
If you live in the Carbondale area and want to gather with other Salukis to watch SIU football action, plan to attend a watch party on Sept. 20 when Southern battles Purdue at noon (EST).

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Working in Corporate Finance
Date:  Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Time:  11:00 a.m. (CDT)

Building a successful career starts with having the right skills.  Join us and continue your commitment to make the next job search faster, easier and more productive.  This event is hosted by Ivan Lenev, a lead Financial Analyst at Rackspace.  To register and attend this event, please click here.

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Exploring South Africa, Victoria Falls, And Bostwana
From cosmopolitan Cape Town to the power of Victoria Falls to the remote wilds of Botswana, this is the complete African travel experience. And that’s just the start. Multiple game drives and traditional culinary experiences provide the perfect blend of culture and thrills.

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Structuring Your Case Interview Notes
Date:  Thursday, September 25, 2014
Time:  11:00 a.m. (CDT)

Building a successful career starts with having the right skills.  Join us and continue your commitment to make the next job search faster, easier and more productive.  This event is hosted by Alex Ribera, a former Consultant at McKinsey & Co. To register and attend this event, please click here.

Saturday, September 27, 2014

Family Weekend Tailgate
It’s time to tailgate with the Salukis! The SIU Alumni Association will host the traditional membership tailgates on Saluki Row, north of the SIU Arena. Join us for the pregame festivities starting at 2:30 p.m. and running until 30 minutes before kickoff. These tailgates before select SIU home football games serve as an excellent opportunity to connect with current students and reconnect with friends with whom you share a common Saluki Experience. But wait, there’s more!

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Transitioning from Consulting to Startups
Date: Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Time:  11:00 a.m. (CDT)

Building a successful career starts with having the right skills.  Join us and continue your commitment to make the next job search faster, easier and more productive.  This event is hosted by Claudia Hogan, a former Consultant at McKinsey & Co. and CMO at Rocket Internet.  To register and attend this event, please click here.

Saturday, October 04, 2014

Saluki Row Tailgate
It’s time to tailgate with the Salukis! The SIU Alumni Association will host the traditional membership tailgates on Saluki Row, north of the SIU Arena. Join us for the pregame festivities starting at 2:30 p.m. and running until 30 minutes before kickoff. These tailgates before select SIU home football games serve as an excellent opportunity to connect with current students and reconnect with friends with whom you share a common Saluki Experience. But wait, there’s more!

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

How to Write a Finance Resume
Date:  Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Time:  11:00 a.m. (CDT)

Building a successful career starts with having the right skills.  Join us and continue your commitment to make the next job search faster, easier and more productive.  This event is hosted by Vivek Sharma, VP at Credit Suisse and a former VP at JPMorgan.  To register and attend this event, please click here.

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Cover Letters 101
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Time:  11:00 a.m. (CDT)

Building a successful career starts with having the right skills.  Join us and continue your commitment to make the next job search faster, easier and more productive.  This event is hosted by Kelley Dadah, a Career Coach and Career Services Consultant at Hult International Business School.  To register and attend this event, please click here.

Thursday, October 09, 2014

Acing the Product Manager Interview
Date: Thursday, October 9, 2014
Time:  11:00 a.m. (CDT)

Building a successful career starts with having the right skills.  Join us and continue your commitment to make the next job search faster, easier and more productive.  This event is hosted by Prabhakar Gopalan, a former Product Manager at IBM.  To register and attend this event, please click here.

Friday, October 10, 2014

Colors Of New England
Be charmed by the colors of New England on this 8-day tour that brings you from the heart of historic Boston to the farms, coast and mountains of the north.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Startup Legal Essentials Part 2: Contracts
Date: Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Time:  11:00 a.m. (CDT)

Building a successful career starts with having the right skills.  Join us and continue your commitment to make the next job search faster, easier and more productive.  This event is hosted by Peter Rothberg, a Partner at Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC.  To register and attend this event, please click here.

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Startup Legal Essentials Part 3: Financing
Date: Tuesday, October 21, 2014
Time:  11:00 a.m. (CDT)

Building a successful career starts with having the right skills.  Join us and continue your commitment to make the next job search faster, easier and more productive.  This event is hosted by Peter Rothberg, a Partner at Reitler Kailas & Rosenblatt LLC.  To register and attend this event, please click here.

Friday, October 24, 2014

Class of 1964 Reunion
Reunite with your fellow classmates for a brunch to reminisce, campus tour to see exciting new developments, a free time, a social gathering, and banquet. Stay for the homecoming parade, tailgate, and football game the next day!

2014 Alumni Band Group Reunion
The SIU Alumni Band Group will hold their annual reunion Oct. 24-25, on the Carbondale Campus during Homecoming Weekend.

Saturday, October 25, 2014

Homecoming Tailgate
It’s time to tailgate with the Salukis! The SIU Alumni Association will host its Homecoming tailgate on Saluki Row, north of the SIU Arena. Join us for the pregame festivities starting at 2:30 p.m. and running until 30 minutes before kickoff.  This Homecoming tailgate is once again open to all alumni and friends, and will serve as an excellent opportunity to connect with current students and reconnect with friends with whom you share a common Saluki Experience. But wait, there’s more!

Thursday, October 30, 2014

Consulting vs. Entrepreneurship
Date: Thursday, October 30, 2014
Time:  11:00 a.m. (CDT)

Building a successful career starts with having the right skills.  Join us and continue your commitment to make the next job search faster, easier and more productive.  This event is hosted by Fredrik Maroe, a former McKinsey & Co. Consultant and Founder & CEO of Evisors.  To register and attend this event, please click here.

Saturday, November 01, 2014

Andean Lake Crossing & Chilean Wine Country
From sophisticated culture and cuisine to epic scenery, this is South America at its finest. Enjoy sweeping views of the continent’s famous Andean peaks. Embark upon the famed Lake Crossing between Chile and Argentina. Indulge in Bariloche’s decadent chocolate.

Thursday, November 06, 2014

Marketing Careers in Healthcare
Date: Thursday, November 6, 2014
Time:  11:00 a.m. (CDT)

Building a successful career starts with having the right skills.  Join us and continue your commitment to make the next job search faster, easier and more productive.  This event is hosted by Dave Brussee, a former Innovation Leader at 3M and Pfizer.  To register and attend this event, please click here

Saturday, November 08, 2014

November 2014 NYC Brunch
The Greater New York Alumni Club of the SIU Alumni Association invites you to attend their brunch at Market Diner.  Come out and join fellow Salukis for a casual brunch.  All are invited!

Chicago Bowling Fundraiser and Silent Auction
The Chicagoland Chapter of the SIU Alumni Association invites you to attend the Chicago Bowling Fundraiser and Silent Auction.  Join fellow Salukis for bowling and bidding!  All proceeds will go towards the Chicagoland Chapter Scholarship Fund.  Top three teams receive bragging rights and trophies.  All are invited! 

Monday, February 23, 2015

A Taste of the South Pacific
Set out on an adventure that brings together the epic highlights of Australia with the tropical paradise that is Fiji. Explore the Great Barrier Reef. Visit Hartley’s Croc Farm and see crocodiles in their natural habitat.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Polynesian Paradise
Swaying palm trees. Luxurious white-sand beaches. Crystal-clear turquoise waters. Welcome to paradise! Cruise the balmy South Seas and discover the wonders of French Polynesia as you explore the stunning islands of the South Pacific.

Monday, April 06, 2015

Italian Vistas
This 13-day vacation has everything you've always wanted in a trip to Italy. Enjoy multiple-night stays in Rome, Florence, Venice, the Sorrento coast and Stresa in the Lakes District.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Pathway Through Panama
From lush, unspoiled landscapes to man-made wonders and majestic colonial architecture, experience some of the best of Central America on a 16-night luxury cruise from Florida to Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, and Mexico.

Friday, May 01, 2015

Southern Culture
Immerse yourself in the timeless beauty and unique culture of the South as you cruise the Mighty Mississippi aboard the luxury riverboat American Queen. From Memphis to New Orleans, take in opulent architecture and memorable historic sites on a spectacular river voyage.

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Spotlight on Beijing
This leisurely paced tour features a 7-night single hotel stay located in the heart of Beijing. Take in everything from the quiet pleasure of lunch with a local family at home in the Hutongs to the once-in-a-lifetime thrill of walking on the Great Wall.

Monday, June 15, 2015

Pearls of the Mediterranean
Revel in the esteemed architecture, natural beauty and cultural gems of the Mediterranean, while cruising aboard the luxurious Oceania Cruises’ Riviera, stopping in Amalfi, Sardinia, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Marseille, Antibes and Monte Carlo.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

National Parks of America
Explore the vast treasures of the American west as you journey to five fantastic national parks on this 12-day journey.

Monday, August 03, 2015

Alaskan Frontiers and Glaciers
Discover the incredible natural majesty of Alaska while cruising on the elegant Oceania Cruises Regatta. From Seattle, sail north to the historic Alaskan ports of Ketchikan, Icy Strait Point, Skagway, Sitka and Wrangell, marvel at the magnificent Hubbard Glacier, and visit the lovely city of Victoria on the return to Vancouver.

Friday, August 28, 2015

Islands of New England
New England’s miles of sandy beaches, majestic coasts, and rolling surf invite relaxation. The Islands of New England tour spends eight days exploring New England’s charms, from the cobblestone streets of Nantucket to a traditional cranberry bog.

Sunday, October 04, 2015

Mediterranean Mosiac
History springs to life as you sail the Mediterranean aboard Oceania Cruises’ elegant Riviera. Ports of call on the shores of Greece, Italy, Monaco, France and Spain will provide a mosaic of unforgettable experiences.

Thursday, November 05, 2015

Tropical Costa Rica
Lush forests and stunning waterfalls… rumbling volcanoes and endless coastlines… Costa Rica is a paradise teeming with exotic plants and incredible animals.