Feb 14, 2016



The most distinguished seniors at EIU are individuals who have enriched the university community with their active involvement in all facets of campus life. The Distinguished Senior Awards recognize those who have demonstrated outstanding character and leadership through academic achievement, campus and community involvement and/or extra-curricular honors or awards.

Nominations and applications for the 2016 Distinguished Senior Awards are now being accepted. The deadline is Friday, March 25, 2016. Recipients will be recognized during a luncheon on Saturday, April 30, 2016.

Award Criteria
To apply for this honor, students must meet the following criteria:
• Must be graduating in the spring, summer or fall of 2016.
• Have a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

Eligible students may either apply or be nominated.
• Students may apply by submitting the online application form found here.
• Anyone within the EIU community (faculty, staff, alumni, parents, etc.) may nominate a student by submitting the online nomination form found here.

Award Selection and Presentation
Up to 25 recipients will be chosen and recognized during a luncheon held in their honor on Saturday, April 30. More information will be sent to those selected the second week in April.

AMBER M. MAY, Alumni Services
Posted: Feb 04, 2016

The application form and criteria for the EIU Annuitants Association Scholarship are available here. EIU students eligible for this scholarship must be an undergraduate child or grandchild of a current or retired university employee with five or more years of service, have a minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, and enrolled in at least six semester hours at the time the award is received.

A complete application includes:
The completed application form (found here);
A written statement listing career goals and explanation of financial need; and
A recommendation letter from an EIU adviser or faculty member.

Applications are due by 4 p.m. March 1, 2016, at Brainard House.

MARGARET K. MESSER, Scholarship Chair, EIU Annuitants Association
Posted: Feb 01, 2016

Booth Library has announced the closure of Media Services as a department within the library. Classroom equipment needs and the distribution of audio/visual equipment will now be handled through the office of CATS in McAfee Gym.

To make arrangements for equipment, contact Chad Elliott, director of the Gregg Technology Center, at 581-7633 or cpelliott@eiu.edu. Photography services with Bev Cruse will continue to be handled through the library. For more information about the closing of Media Services, contact the office of Allen Lanham, dean of library services, at 581-6061

ELIZABETH M. HELDEBRANDT, Library Services -- Dean's Office
Posted: Jan 07, 2016

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