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National military photo memorial brought to campus

Nick Leighty

September 15, 2015

A photo-display honoring military service members who have died from wounds suffered in a war is coming to the university. The Remembering the Fallen memorial will be on campus Sept. 25 through Oct. 1 in the second floor of the Performance Center. The display is open to the public from 9 a.m. ...

One-man show for piano inauguration

Nick Leighty

September 15, 2015

The university will be hosting two free performances of Philip Hayes Dean’s one-man show, Robeson, Sept. 22 and 23. The shows serve as a formal inauguration of a Steinway Concert Grand Piano custom-made for the University’s Performance Center. The productions are at 7:30 p.m. both days in the...

English teaching program accredited

Gabi Wy

September 8, 2015

The National Council of Teachers (NCTE) accredited USI's English Teaching program and established the program as a nationally recognized department without conditions. The NCTE is one of eight subject specific organizations in the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Graduation...

Author Steven Johnson to give fall lecture

Nick Leighty

September 8, 2015

Host of the six-part PBS series How We Got to Now and bestselling author Steven Johnson will present the University’s 50th Anniversary Fall Academic Lecture. The lecture will begin at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 15 in Carter Hall in University Center West and is open and free to the public. Johnson also wrote Whe...

Alumni hosts Founders’ Day Luncheon

Nick Leighty

September 8, 2015

The university’s Alumni Association invites all students to its Founders' Day Luncheon at 11:45 a.m. on Sept. 15 in Carter Hall. Registration is $15 and can be completed online. Following the luncheon will be an award presentation and a Tribute to the Founders. Some guests at the luncheon inc...

Fraternities to recruit from Tuesday to Saturday

Nick Leighty

September 1, 2015

Recruitment of new Interfraternity members begins this Tuesday and will last until Saturday. There will be an information meeting from 6:30-9 p.m. on Sept. 3, in Carter Hall. Students looking to join may do so via OrgSync or online at usi.edu/FSL. For more information, contact usigreeklif...

University hosts annual Labor Day celebration

Nick Leighty

September 1, 2015

The university will have its annual Labor Day at the Lake from 1-5 p.m Monday. Students can enjoy a wide range of activities including swimming, volleyball, water slides and more. Everyone is free to come as long as one person per group has their USI ID. If transportation is needed, USI will p...

Labor Day dining options limited

Nick Leighty

September 1, 2015

Sodexo’s retail dining as well as the Loft will mostly be closed on Monday. Archie’s Pizzeria, Fiesta Fuego, Cyclone Salad and Burger King will be unavailable all day. Archie’s Delivery will be open from 3-11 p.m., The Loft from 4:30-8 p.m., Sub Connection from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. a...

Sorority recruitment begins Sept. 13

Nick Leighty

September 1, 2015

The Panhellenic Council will begin their formal recruitment process Sept. 13 and will continue through Sept. 19. Chapters will invite the potential new members on Sept. 20. There is a registration fee of $25 to all women who are interested. Payment is acceptable online, in advance by ma...

Suicide awareness through ribbons, training

Nick Leighty

September 1, 2015

September is Suicide Awareness & Prevention Month. Yellow ribbons will be available at the Counseling Center, Student Health Center and other locations on campus. There will be a QPR Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training class from 9-11:30 a.m. Sept. 12 in Carter Hall. All USI communit...

Rags clog UC sewage pipe

Gabi Wy

September 1, 2015

Assistant Director of Facility Operations Miles Mann said an unknown person clogged the sewage system, resulting in a pungent smell that overwhelmed University Center on Monday, Aug. 31. Workers from the university’s physical plant discovered that a rags clogged a pipe. Mann speculates that a...

APB announces upcoming events

Gabi Wy

August 27, 2015

Thursday, Aug. 27, students can watch "Pitch Perfect 2" in Forum 1. Activities Planning Board will provide fun prizes like movie posters and a Pitch Perfect DVD. APB will have a Call Out Meeting on Sept. 2 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. in UC2217. The meeting will involve games, free food and information...

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