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Graduating from the College of Agriculture at SIU Carbondale is just the beginning of your journey. If you earned your Bachelors, Masters or Doctorate here, you will always be an important part of the of Saluki family.

Through the SIU Alumni Association, graduates of SIU Carbondale are encouraged to stay involved with the SIU Carbondale community by joining VolunteerSIU!, a volunteer network that assists current and future salukis with a variety of events and programs.

For student about to graduate, the Association puts on events like GradBash, a one-stop shop for all things graduation. GradBash is also a launching pad for graduating students, with representatives from Career Services on hand.

If you are already established in the workplace, consider helping out a current Saluki by offering an externship. Extern is a nationally recognized immersion learning program for SIU students during spring break. This one week opportunity provides on the job experience and real world knowledge for juniors and seniors to know no bounds. The Extern program matches SIU students with alumni and professionals in a number of industries and locations across the country. If you’re interested in hosting SIU externs, learn more today.

Connect with fellow alumni by letting them know what you’ve been up to since you graduated by telling your story at SalukiStories. More than a quarter of a million stories have been written at Southern Illinois University. What’s yours?

Alumni who have excelled in their fields can be considered for an SIU Distinguished Alumni award, one of the highest honors SIU alumni can attain. Presented by the SIU Alumni Association, you can apply or nominate someone for the award online.

Finally, consider making a gift to the SIU Foundation and help future Salukis attain an education that will allow them to thrive.