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Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

Official Seal of Southern Illinois University Image File history File links Siuseal. ...

Motto Deo Volente
"God willing"
Established 1957
Type Public
Chancellor Vaughn Vandegrift
Students 13,449
Location Edwardsville, Illinois, USA
Campus Suburban, 2,660 acres
Athletics NCAA Div II
Colors Red and white
Nickname Cougars
Mascot Cory Cougar
Website www.siue.edu
Bridge over lake on SIUE campus. Fall 2005.
Bridge over lake on SIUE campus. Fall 2005.

Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is located in Edwardsville, Illinois and is the younger of the two constituent institutions of Southern Illinois University. For other uses, see Motto (disambiguation). ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... quagmire:For alternate meanings see state university (disambiguation). ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... Alternate uses: Student (disambiguation) Etymologically derived through Middle English from the Latin second-type conjugation verb stŭdērĕ, which means to study, a student is one who studies. ... Edwardsville is a city in Madison County, Illinois, United States. ... Official language(s) English[1] Capital Springfield Largest city Chicago Largest metro area Chicago Metropolitan Area Area  Ranked 25th  - Total 57,918 sq mi (149,998 km²)  - Width 210 miles (340 km)  - Length 390 miles (629 km)  - % water 4. ... Illustration of the backyards of a surburban neighbourhood Suburbs are inhabited districts located either on the outer rim of a city or outside the official limits of a city (the term varies from country to country), or the outer elements of a conurbation. ... School colors are the colors chosen by a school to represent it on uniforms and other items of identification. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... Millie, once mascot of the City of Brampton, is now the Brampton Arts Councils representative. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (900x675, 542 KB) Summary >Siue_bridge. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (900x675, 542 KB) Summary >Siue_bridge. ... Edwardsville is a city in Madison County, Illinois, United States. ... Southern Illinois University is a university in southern Illinois with two institutions and multiple campuses. ...


The school was established in 1957. SIUE’s programs consist of Liberal Arts and General, Business, Dental Medicine, Education, Engineering, Nursing and Pharmacy. The school is accredited to give degrees for both undergraduate and graduate programs. Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... In the history of education, the seven liberal arts comprise two groups of studies, the trivium and the quadrivium. ...


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is located on 2,660 acres (11 km²) of rolling hills of trees and lakes.


Total enrollment in 2003 was 13,295 (undergraduate and graduate) students; 2005 had 13,460; 2006 has 13,449. In 2004 there were 68,523 living alumni. The international student population approaches 400 students. The top five countries represented on campus are India, Kenya, Nepal, China and Ghana.


Southern Illinois University Edwardsville began as an outgrowth of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The president of the combined Southern Illinois University system is Glenn Poshard. Southern Illinois University is located in Carbondale in the U.S. state of Illinois. ... Southern Illinois University is a university in southern Illinois with two institutions and multiple campuses. ... Glenn Poshard Glenn Poshard (born October 30, 1945 in Herald, Illinois) is a former Illinois State Senator, U.S. Congressman, Gubernatorial Candidate, and is currently President of the Southern Illinois University system. ...

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Sports

NCAA Division II, Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA, often pronounced N-C-Double-A or N-C-Two-A ) is a voluntary association of about 1,200 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States. ... Division II (or DII) is an intermediate-level division of competition in the National Collegiate Athletic Association. ... The Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) is a college athletic conference which competes in the NCAAs Division II. Member teams are located in the states of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, and Wisconsin. ...

  • Baseball (M)
  • Basketball (M / W)
  • Cross Country (M / W)
  • Golf (M / W)
  • Soccer (M) 2004 & 2005 NCAA Division II Great Lakes Region Champion 2006 GLVC Regular Season and GLVC Tournament Champions
  • Soccer (W)
  • Softball (W) 2006 GLVC & Great Lakes Regional Champions; finished fourth in the 2006 U.S. Sports Academy Directors' Cup, 2007 NCAA Division II Champions in the longest championship game in NCAA Softball history- 12 innings.
  • Tennis (M / W)
  • Track & Field (M) 2005 & 2006 Outdoor GLVC Champions, 2006 & 2007 Indoor GLVC Champions
  • Track & Field (W) 2005 & 2006 Indoor and Outdoor GLVC Champions, 2007 Indoor GLVC Champions
  • Volleyball (W) 2005 GLVC Champions
  • Wrestling (M)
  • Club Hockey (M) American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) - Division II
  • Club Football (M) Midwestern Club Football Conference

Mascot: Cory the Cougar Official ACHA Logo The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) began as a mens collegiate hockey league in 1992, and quickly grew to a league of over 150 teams in three mens divisions. ...


SIUE is currently undergoing the transition to NCAA Division I in all sports.[1]


Notable alumni

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SIUE trivia

  • The school mascot is the Cougar. On July 31, 1967, SIUE held an official election to decide what the mascot would be. Between a Titan and Cougar, an overwhelming majority chose the cougar (1,446 votes for Titan and 5,285 votes for Cougar.)
  • SIUE has a NCAA Division I national championship in men's soccer, won in 1979 against Clemson University of the ACC. The men's soccer program competed in D-I from 1973-95 before dropping down to D-II.
  • SIUE won its first NCAA Division II softball championship in 2007 by defeating Lock Haven 3-2 in the longest championship game in history (twelve innings). The Cougars won their last sixteen consecutive games of the season.
  • SIUE once housed two live cougar mascots. From 1968 to 1985, the female cougar, Chimega (an Indian word for cougar), was the official mascot. On March 18, 1985, Chimaga died of old age. In July of 1982, Kyna became the second official mascot of SIUE. After only five years at SIUE, Kyna was sent to a Wildlife Preserve in Southern Illinois near Metropolis. SIUE no longer houses live mascots.
  • SIUE has over 70,000 alumni.
  • SIUE is one of the largest employers in Suburban St. Louis with over 2,000 employees.
  • The school newspaper, The Alestle, is named for the school's three campuses: Alton (the location of the dental school), East St. Louis and Edwardsville.
  • In January of 2005, the SIUE School of Pharmacy received Precandidate Status from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), the first step in the accreditation process, and a significant milestone in the development of the program. Receipt of such status allowed the SIUE School of Pharmacy to admit students into the program. In July of 2005, the program was elected to Associate Status with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). In August 2005, the first class of Doctor of Pharmacy students matriculated into the professional program (located on the Edwardsville campus). In June of 2006, the School of Pharmacy was granted "Candidate" status from the ACPE. Students graduating from a school with candidate status have the same rights as students from an accredited school.
  • In 1965, SIUE opened its doors to students.
  • A student-to-faculty ratio of 18 to 1.
  • As of October 2007, the waiting list to become a patient in the School of Dental Medicine is approximately thirteen months in length.

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Southern Illinois University - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (178 words)
Southern Illinois University is a university in southern Illinois with two institutions and multiple campuses.
Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) has a law school in Carbondale and a School of Medicine in Springfield.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (SIUE) has a School of Dental Medicine at Alton and a center in East St. Louis that provides clinical and practicum experiences for SIUE students in the arts, education, health, and social services.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (572 words)
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is located on 2,600 acres (11 km²) of beautiful rolling hills of trees and lakes.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville began as an outgrowth of Southern Illinois University Carbondale.
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