Events

  

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Springfield Happy Hour and Reception
The Prairie Capital Chapter of the SIU Alumni Association invites you to a happy hour and reception at The Pinnacle Club.  Join fellow Salukis to welcome SIU President, Dr. Randy Dunn and members of the SIU Board of Trustees.  Space is limited.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Rockford Coaches Caravan
The Greater Rockford Club of the SIU Alumni Association and SIU Athletics invite you to the 2014 Coaches Caravan.  This year’s program will be highlighted by SIU football coach Dale Lennon and members of the Saluki basketball program.  In addition, the program will feature Saluki student-athletes and Director of Athletics, Mario Moccia.  Appetizers will be provided and a cash bar will be available.  All are invited!

Saturday, July 26, 2014

37th Annual SIU Day At Wrigley Field
The SIU Alumni Association together with the Chicagoland Chapter invites you to attend the 37th Annual SIU Day at Wrigley Field featuring the Chicago Cubs versus the St. Louis Cardinals.  Please join us for our traditional pregame gathering at the Cubby Bear to socialize and network with fellow Salukis. Each game ticket includes one complimentary beverage coupon for the Cubby Bear. All are invited!

The Wild West And Yellowstone Family Adventure
Experience the thrill of seeing Old Faithful erupt as you venture through Yellowstone National Park. Enjoy a four night stay in one of American’s most famous “cowboy” towns, Jackson Hole, Wyoming. The Rodeo, rafting, a cowboy shoot out and chuck wagon await!

15th Annual Greater Michigan Alumni Picnic
The SIU Alumni Association and the Greater Michigan Alumni Chapter invite all alumni and friends for a picnic at Stony Creek Metro Park.  Michael Behrmann, Department Chair and Associate Professor of Automotive Technology, will be the guest speaker.  Bring your families and friends, and celebrate the spirit of Southern Illinois University.  SIU Alumni Association members attending will receive a complimentary gift!

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

2nd Annual SIU Day with the Colorado Rockies
The Denver Alumni Club of the SIU Alumni Association invites you to attend SIU Day with the Colorado Rockies as they take on the Chicago Cubs.  Come join fellow Salukis at beautiful Coors Field to enjoy a day at the ballpark with substantially discounted tickets.  There will also be an optional pre-game gathering at Fado’s Irish Pub featuring alumni from all Illinois state universities.  All are invited!

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Heart Of Russia: Cruising Moscow to St. Petersburg
Experience the splendor of the czars, vibrant Slavic culture and the expansive beauty of rural Russia on this cruise-land tour which journeys from the Russian capital, Moscow, to the glittering city of St. Petersburg.

Friday, August 22, 2014

SIU Day with the Peoria Chiefs
The Greater Peoria Area Chapter of the SIU Alumni Association invites you to attend a Peoria Chiefs baseball game.  Watch the Chiefs play the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers in the exclusive Hot Corner Club, while enjoying a complementary all you can eat buffet.  Limited ticket availability so please register early.  All are invited!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

30th Annual SIU Day at Busch Stadium
The SIU Alumni Association together with the St. Louis Chapter invites you to the 30th Annual SIU Day at Busch Stadium featuring the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs.  Join us for an optional pregame reception at Joe Buck’s for a brief program and an all-you-can-eat dinner.  SIU Administration will be in attendance.  Substantially discounted tickets are limited. Ensure your seats by purchasing early! All are invited!

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Legendary Waterways of Europe
Cruise through five countries in the heart of Europe on this relaxing 14-night cruise. Let the waters of the Rhine, Moselle, Main, and Danube carry you gently through Holland, Germany, Austria, Slovakia, and Hungary, exploring striking vistas rich with history, culture, lore, and traditions.

Saturday, September 13, 2014

September 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!

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.