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SIUE Dept. of Industrial Engineering to host monthly orientation programs through June

The Department of Industrial Engineering at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville will be hosting an orientation focusing on the School’s industrial engineering program at 10 a.m. on the first Saturday of the month, beginning now through June. The orientation will introduce prospective students and their families to the field of industrial engineering and the opportunities available…

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Could Brazil surpass U.S. as world’s top corn exporter?

By DANIEL GRANT FarmWeek Competition in world markets is expected to intensify as Brazil is projected to produce record corn and soybean crops for 2022-23. Joana Colussi, postdoctoral research associate at the University of Illinois who serves on the farmdoc team there, reported crop production in her home country of Brazil could increase to record…

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SIUC celebrating Black History Month in February with guest speakers, more

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Black History Month commemoration in February will feature a wide variety of events, including special guest speakers and an impactful trip for students. This year’s theme is “Power of Black Resilience,” and most events are free and open to the public. “We’re looking forward to celebrating Black History Month,” said Renada…

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Secretary of State Giannoulias executes settlement agreement with Carvana

Carvana admits wrongdoing; agrees to consumer safeguards and to conform to Illinois law On Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, Illinois Secretary of State Alexi Giannoulias announced a settlement agreement with online used-car retailer Carvana, which admitted to violating Illinois law and agreed to abide by new restrictions aimed at protecting consumers. Illinois was the first state…

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Kent Weber joins Busey Bank as Treasury Management Executive

Banking career began with TheBANK of Edwardsville With extensive experience in the banking industry, Kent Weber has joined Busey Bank as Vice President – Treasury Management Executive. In his role, he works closely with commercial business owners to ensure their needs are met through Busey’s expansive suite of Treasury Management products and solutions, including ACH…

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IDOT announces February dates for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise workshops

The Illinois Department of Transportation is hosting free virtual workshops in February as part of its continuing Building Blocks of Success series for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise firms interested in strengthening their skills, growing their business and bidding on state projects. New and existing DBEs, as well as firms interested in becoming certified in the program…

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