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Free Practice Test

The SIU Alumni Association and Kaplan have partnered to provide a free practice test on campus for the GRE, MCAT, and LSAT at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 26. Each attendee will receive a detailed score report highlighting their strengths and weaknesses, complete explanations of every question, and strategies for improvement. 

Students must register ahead of time. To register, visit

SIU Baseball Springfield Fundraiser April 24

Alumni and friends in the Springfield, Ill., area will host their annual fundraiser for the Saluki Baseball program on Thursday, April 24 at D.H. Brown’s in Springfield.  The event will be held from 5-8 p.m., and a portion of the $25 ticket price will be shared with the reenergized Prairie Capital Alumni Chapter. More information can be obtained from Brian McFadden at 217-622-5184 or Steve Brown at 847-922-5361.

SIU To Honor Four Distinguished Alumni

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will honor four prominent graduates as 2014 SIU Distinguished Alumni Award recipients. A public ceremony and reception will take place at 3:30 p.m. Friday, April 25 at the John C. Guyon Auditorium in Morris Library.

Do You Have A Story?

With the holidays around the corner, Salukis everywhere will be celebrating the festivities with friends and family. Many alumni will talk about old times as well as what is going on in their life now.  Everyone has a story to tell.  Let us hear yours at


The Chicagoland Chapter of the SIU Alumni Association invites you to an afternoon of fun at the Oriental Theatre. Come out and enjoy the hit Broadway musical featuring music and lyrics from legendary Motown artists.  All group attendees will have an exclusive opportunity to participate in a “talkback session” with alumna and choreographer Patricia Wilcox and select cast members after the show.  All are invited!
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!
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!
The Chicagoland Chapter of the SIU Alumni Association invites you to enjoy VIP treatment when you attend the 2nd Annual SIU Day with the Kane County Cougars.  Come join fellow Salukis in a super suite to watch the Cougars take on the Quad Cities River Bandits and enjoy a delicious dinner.  SIU Alumni Association members in attendance will receive a free gift.  All are invited!