College of Education and Human Services
#SIUDAY March 1, 2017

As one of the original colleges at SIU, the College of Education and Human Services (COEHS) has been shaping the educators who make a difference in the world. In addition to being a leader in off-campus and online education, programs and initiatives in the college continually earn national recognition.  Students enjoy the best of both worlds – strong academic programs combined with hands-on field experience in real work settings. 

The College includes eight academic units – Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration & Higher Education, Counseling, Quantitative Methods & Special Education, Public Education & Recreation Professions, Kinesiology, Rehabilitation Institute, Social Work, and Workforce Education & Development. 

The College also hosts several centers providing crucial services to the community and at the same time, provide our students vital hands-on training. These include the Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders, Clinical Center, Center for Workforce Development, Evaluation and Developmental Center, Elena Sliepcevich Center for Health Education Studies, Illinois Nurse Aide Testing, Safety Center, and the  Non-Academic Center. 

Your contribution is an investment in our students’ success.  We are thankful for your generosity.

Education Excellence Fund: This helps support the goals and objectives of the College of Education & Human Services.  Funds raised can be used to award scholarships for students in the College.

Education Scholarship Fund: The purpose of this is to support students in the College by providing scholarships. 

Education Facilities and Technology Fund: The purpose is to provide funding for the College of Education and Human Services facilities and technology. 

Strong Survivors Fund:  The Strong Survivors Exercise and Nutrition Program for Cancer Survivors and Caregivers utilizes exercise as a therapeutic tool to help cancer survivors and caregivers get through the treatment and recovery process.  Exercise programs are individualized for each participant and are based on medical and fitness histories, initial fitness assessment results, and quality of life goals.  All programs are created and administered by SIU student staff members who have completed the Strong Survivors Staff Training Class.

Clinical Center Development Fund: Funds will help enhance the Clinical Center at SIU.

Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders Fund:  The Center for Autism Spectrum Disorders has been providing exemplary services to children and their families in the greater southern Illinois region for over a decade. The Center serves as a state-of-the-art training program for graduate students in the Behavior Analysis and Therapy and Communication Disorders & Sciences programs.

Physical Education/Kinesiology Excellence Fund:  This will help support students and faculty's educational activities in the Department of Kinesiology/Physical Education.  

Counseling, Qualitative Methods, and Special Education Development:  To provide financial support of the general needs of the multidisciplinary department.  

Curriculum and Instruction Resources for Education Excellence Fund:  Support of the Department of Curriculum and Instruction.  

EAHE Development Fund:  This fund provides general support of the Educational Administration and Higher Education Department. 

Health Education & Recreation Excellence Fund:  This supports the general activities of the department.  

Rehabilitation Institute Activities Fund:  This fund supports the 6 academic programs offering pre-professional training to prepare students to enter a wide variety of positions in rehabilitation and human services settings.  

Social Work Activities Fund:  This supports the general improvement and advancement of the School of Social Work.  

Workforce Education and Development Scholarship Endowment:  This helps provide scholarships for graduate students majoring in Workforce Education and Development.  

Saluki Cares Challenge
Saluki Cares facilitates and coordinates a university-wide program of care and support for students in distress. In addition to fostering a supportive environment, the program connects students to campus resources and provides students with opportunities to overcome personal and educational barriers on their path to success. The SIU Alumni Association will match every contribution to Saluki Cares up to $4,000 during #SIUDAY.
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