Selsius program at SWIC offers OSHA construction card

  From Illinois Business Journal news services BELLEVILLE — Participants can earn the OSHA card required for working on public construction sites through the Selsius Corporate & Career Training program at Southwestern Illinois College. Participants receive their OSHA 10-Hour Card for Construction upon completion. The training is scheduled for Nov. 10, 12 and 14 at…

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SIUE School of Engineering gets accreditation through 2021

From Illinois Business Journal news services The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Engineering’s programs have received continued accreditation by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology through as far as 2021. School officials say it’s the result of a rigorous process that requires years of data collection and continuous improvement based on self-assessment. The…

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Alton Memorial says new Convenient Care seeing growing results

  The Alton Memorial Convenient Care staff includes, seated left to right, Crystal Tadlock, patient service representative; Lori Sutphin, medical assistant; and Elizabeth Pierson, medical assistant. Standing from left: Wendy Goff, medical assistant; Katie Barnard, family nurse practitioner; Julie Christian, physician assistant; Sarah Becker, family nurse practitioner; and Beverly Taylor, practice manager. From Illinois Business…

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Officials finalize formation of Southwestern Illinois Trade & Investment Council

  BELOW: Alan Dunstan, center, and Mark Kern, second from right, at last week’s inaugural meeting of the Southwestern Illinois Trade and Investment Council. From Illinois Business Journal news services EDWARDSVILLE – St. Clair County Chairman Mark A. Kern and Madison County Chairman Alan J. Dunstan have announced the formation of the Southwestern Illinois Trade…

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Lieutenant governor gets behind local women’s network

  BELOW FROM LEFT: : Silvia Torres Bowman, director of SIUE’s International Trade Center; Erica Harriss, founder, Saving Grace Beauty LLC; and Illinois Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti. From Illinois Business Journal news services Illinois Lt. Gov. Evelyn Sanguinetti headlined a cadre of female executive presenters at the recent kick-off of a new regional women’s leadership…

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COCA conference on OSHA aerial platform training requirements

  From Illinois Business Journal news services COLLINSVILLE — The Council of Owners and Construction Associates, Inc. is sponsoring a Contemporary Issues in Construction conference, “OSHA Updates and Beyond the Tipping Point – Aerial Work Platform Training Requirements.” It will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 14, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Gateway Center,…

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Western Specialty Contractors promotes Mascoutah man to branch manager

  From Illinois Business Journal news services ST. LOUIS – Western Specialty Contractors, formerly named Western Waterproofing Co., has promoted Jason Holtman of Mascoutah to branch manager of its St. Louis Masonry Restoration Branch. Holtman (left) has nine years of industry experience, having previously worked two years as a department manager for Western Waterproofing; as…

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SIUE School of Nursing expands community partnerships

  From Illinois Business Journal news services The Southern Illinois University Edwardsville School of Nursing continues to create community partnerships in response to the demand for baccalaureate-prepared nurses. SIUE School of Nursing Assistant Dean Roberta Harrison has announced two new partnerships with Greenville College and Clay County Hospital. The agreement with Greenville College is a…

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IDOT to hold meetings on multi-year highway improvements

  From Illinois Business Journal news services SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation is asking the public to participate in meetings being held throughout the state to help develop the upcoming Fiscal Year 2017-2022 Multi-Year Program. Among the meetings are: – Oct. 8, 4 to 6 p.m.., IDOT District 8 Office, 1102 Eastport Plaza…

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Shrine to hold family event honoring first responders

  From Illinois Business Journal news services The National Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows will hold a Sirens at the Shrine event at the Shrine’s Outdoor Amphitheatre on Saturday, Oct. 10, from noon to 6 p.m. to honor the men and women of the police, fire and emergency medical services. The pub will…

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